111 posts in category Features

Guest Feature: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins With A Twist

Once upon a time, I had young children who were picky about eating their veggies. My firstborn, loved everything, but around the age of 2, started turning her nose up at things she used to devour. My ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: California Campfire Pizza

If you’ve been following our family through Make & Taste at all, you know we are avid campers and most of my contributions revolve around camping. This one has camping written all ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: German “Sprite” Muffins

Being German it is important for my husband and I to integrate our two kids , Sophia and Fiona, into our daily routine. While living in the United States we wanted to teach our girls about German ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: Clafoutis Aux Mûres Blackberry Flan

What do you get when you cross a blackberrry muffin, vanilla flan, and a pancake…with a 3-year old? Tiny flour handprints all over the kitchen? Yes, and a few footprints too. But you also get a ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: Kid Approved Scratch Made Granola

Cooking with kids, like playing with play dough, can get a little too messy for me. I have good intentions of making quality family meals (and memories), but I often end up frustrated with the mess ... Continue Reading

5 Apple Recipes That Will Have You Baking This Weekend

The Connecticut apple picking season has already started and as many of you know, I love using apples in desserts. All of these recipes involved picking apples at a local orchard and even West Coast ... Continue Reading

Helpful Tip: School Lunch Organization For The Kitchen

Your kitchen helpers will be heading back to school and if you are like me, I try to prepare as much as possible. This year my helper will be enjoying lunch with his classmates so I wanted to make ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: Kid Approved Banana Bread

I will be the first to admit that I have a horrible memory. I don't remember much of anything when it comes to my childhood, early schooling, or even grad school, for that matter.  I joke that if ... Continue Reading

Tell Your Story With A Photo Book: Cookbook, Vacation and Family Photos

(This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links) August has arrived and while we continue to make fun summer vacation memories, the ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: Mini Raspberry Pop Tarts

The summer of ‘17 is in full swing, and my little girl and I have the freedom to choose our morning and afternoon activities. “J’ai la pêche,” is a popular expression in French that indica... Continue Reading