Kids Can Cook

I’ve been teaching my kids to cook since they were very young children. Sometimes they learned from just hanging out and watching and then there were the times I tried lecturing them which never worked.

Turns out they both are great eaters and are beginning to enjoy their time in the kitchen with or without me. I can’t say for sure, but I’m pretty sure they’ve developed their taste for good food by learning how to cook.

Culinary Classes for Kids

July 12, 2017 0 Comments
Culinary Classes for Kids

Why Cooking Classes Are Great For a Child’s Development In the traditional sense, culinary schools are usually geared toward adult learners who want to start a career in a restaurant or other formal cooking capacity. However, many schools and independent culinary facilities are taking advantage of a new trend that skips adult learning altogether: cooking […]

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Teaching Your Kids To Cook

August 28, 2014 3 Comments
Teaching Your Kids To Cook

Kids Can Cook -The Benefits of Teaching Your Kids How To Cook Every week I receive emails from parents interested in finding cooking and baking classes for their kids. Some are interested in a one time cooking lesson, some want to hold a birthday party, some are looking for a summer cooking camp. Then there […]

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Simple One Pot Pasta Recipe

October 10, 2013 0 Comments
Simple One Pot Pasta Recipe

Easy Pasta Dish With Easy Cleanup! Can You Really Make A Pasta Dish With Tasty Sauce With No Water? I found this one-pot pasta idea on Facebook, found a recipe and sent it to my oldest daughter. My wife was out of town so she decided to make it for dinner. We had all the ingredients […]

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High School Senior Project – Cooking

June 18, 2013 0 Comments
High School Senior Project – Cooking

Helping A High School Senior Learn How to Cook A few weeks ago, my next door neighbor, Nat, asked me to mentor him throughout his 14-day high school senior project. Students could pick any project they wanted, and Nat decided to teach himself how to cook. Nat chose a different meal to cook each night […]

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Mentoring a 12th Grader in Cooking

May 16, 2013 0 Comments
Mentoring a 12th Grader in Cooking

Helping Nat Learn How To Cook A couple of weeks ago, one of the neighborhood kids asked me if I could mentor him with his high school senior project. Nat wanted to learn how to cook so he is setting his goal to cook 14 different meals representing different cuisines and ingredients each night. Some […]

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Cake in a Cup Recipe

January 5, 2013 13 Comments
Cake in a Cup Recipe

Chocolate Cake in a Mug My wife’s sister Judy sent us four gorgeous mugs with zip lock bags filled with what looked like instant coco powder. There were also little packets of chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, crushed candy cane and cinnamon chips. Hmm, I thought, this looks interesting, but what is it? Caught up […]

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Kids Cooking Schools Directory

September 21, 2012 6 Comments
Kids Cooking Schools Directory

Find a Cooking School for your child in you state More and more kids are getting interested in learning how to cook. Although I am a huge fan of teaching your children how to cook at home, there are some excellent commercial cooking schools now available to our young adults. Here is a growing list […]

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Banana Caramel Milkshake

May 26, 2012 0 Comments
Banana Caramel Milkshake

My Daughter Make Me A Milkshake – Yeah! When I arrived home this morning after a visit with Meg to the Farmer’s Market, I was greeted with a banana caramel milkshake my 14 year old daughter prepared for me. She was thumbing through a teen magazine, saw this inviting concoction and decided she had to […]

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Cinnamon Coffee Cake With Chocolate Chips Recipe

January 4, 2010 4 Comments
Cinnamon Coffee Cake With Chocolate Chips Recipe

My Daughter Makes This Cinnamon Coffee Cake Yesterday my 12-year-old daughter decided she wanted to make a cinnamon coffee cake recipe she received at school from one of her friends. She loves to bake and is a big fan of the Cake Boss television series. I’m not a baker so it’s great having her in […]

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Cobb Salad Recipe To Prepare With Your Kids

March 5, 2009 1 Comment
Cobb Salad Recipe To Prepare With Your Kids

Kid Friendly Cobb Salad When you think of cooking with kids, you might shy away from knives, ovens and stoves and maybe just stick to sandwiches. I fully understand why you may follow that tactic and respect your decision. However, when I cook with my girls, I want the opportunity to not only spend quality […]

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