133 posts in category Features

10 Kid Approved Halloween Desserts They Can Make With You

The school year has started and before you know it the holiday season will be here. Halloween costumes, pumpkins, mum plants and apple cider donuts are already in the stores and local fall fairs have ... Continue Reading

Baking With Friends Feature: S’mores Cookies

“Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better.”  Albert Einstein The great outdoors are the inspiration for our school’s latest auction.  We are raising money for a new ... Continue Reading

Top 3 Recipes To Make ( & Taste) With Children Ages 2+

This week my kitchen helper started kindergarten and it's hard to believe we started this Make & Taste adventure three years ago. Over this time we have made over 220 recipes together and ... Continue Reading

Easy As Pie Pumpkin Pancakes (Guest Feature)

When it comes to breakfast, the practicality of the dish is just as important as the food itself.  Can I make the dish in advance? Does it reheat well? Can I sub this if I don’t have that? Pumpkin ... Continue Reading

How To Grow A Vegetable Garden With Your Kids: Part 4

It has been two months since my kitchen helper and I planted our seedlings into our vegetable garden container and we officially have tomatoes to pick and enjoy! This beginner vegetable garden ... Continue Reading

5 Tips To Maximize Fun and Minimize Stress When Baking With Kids

Baking with kids, especially under the age of 5, can be stressful and messy but these 5 tips will help you instantly minimize those challenges and help create positive baking memories with your ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: Heirloom Tomato Tart

Last  Sunday morning, I was enjoying coffee and  pancakes with my family over an episode of “Goldie and Bear.”   Usually I’m half tuned in to my daughter’s cartoons, but one of the scenes ... Continue Reading

A Free Hands-On Experience Your Kids Will Love: First & Last Bakery

About a month ago my kitchen helper had an unexpected March snow day, so we started the morning by watching a Curious George episode. After the first episode aired the PBS station highlighted school ... Continue Reading

How To Grow Vegetables With Your Kids: Part 2

My beginner vegetable garden adventure continues with part 2, which covers transplanting my strongest seedlings into larger pot and deeper soil. Making it to this stage is already a success compared ... Continue Reading

3 Ways To Bring Your Child’s Play Kitchen To The Next Level

When my kitchen helper is not assisting me in the kitchen you can often find him cooking up this own creations in his play kitchen area of the living room.  We bought him a little grill when he was ... Continue Reading