106 posts in category Features

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

Summer Lunchbox Ideas For Little Kids

Packing a lunch for a child under 5 can be a challenge, especially if your child is a picky eater or is in a phase of only eating one food group. My son was attending his first summer camp I had to ... Continue Reading

5 Strawberry Recipes from the Make & Taste Archives

It was during strawberry season last year when I started documenting and publishing posts for Make & Taste. One of the first activities that I documented was going strawberry picking with my son. ... Continue Reading

6 Kid Approved Popsicles To Try This Summer

Summer break is officially here and since my little kitchen helper is all about popsicles these days, I wanted to create some kid approved flavor combinations with these adorable popsicles molds. ... Continue Reading

Northern California Road Tip: Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

Traveling across the country with a four year old is both terrifying and exciting. My son and I went on this same journey to visit my sister and her family a year earlier, so I knew he would enjoy ... Continue Reading

Top 3 Bacon Recipes Dads Will Love

With Father's Day right around the corner, I wanted to put some recipes together that were Dad approved. To do this, I reviewed recipes in the Make & Taste archives and pulled out some that I ... Continue Reading