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.

Teaching Your Kids To Cook – Developing Intellect

March 2, 2009 2 Comments
Teaching Your Kids To Cook – Developing Intellect

How Cooking Can Help Improve Your Child’s Basic Intellect Vocabulary development, reading comprehension, counting, adding, subtracting, dividing, multiplying, measurement, fractions, spatial relations, sequencing, logical thinking, prediction, cause and effect, chemistry. No, that’s not a list of the skills your child will be developing in third grade this year.It’s a list of all of the skills […]

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Cooking Helps Kids With Self Confidence

February 25, 2009 4 Comments
Cooking Helps Kids With Self Confidence

How Cooking Can Give Your Children Self Confidence AND Learn How To Follow Directions Cooking with kids is often employed by creative and intrepid classroom teachers. Remember though, that you are your child’s first and best teacher, so take a page out of the teacher’s manual and cook with your children. Cooking promotes language development, […]

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Kids Can Cook

February 17, 2009 8 Comments
Kids Can Cook

Teaching Your Kids How To Cook Update – I have recently posted an article on this topic of Teaching Your Kids to Cook that looks at these benefits in much more detail. Please check it out and leave me a comment at the end of the post. My daughters love to help me cook and […]

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

July 28, 2008 4 Comments
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

My Interview With My 10 Year Old Daughter About These Cookies My daughters have been showing more of an interest in cooking the last few weeks. My 10 year old prepared these peanut butter chocolate chip cookies, with a little help from mom, that were easy to make and delicious. A lot of parents write […]

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Getting Your Kids To Eat What You Cook

October 18, 2007 2 Comments
Getting Your Kids To Eat What You Cook

How to Help Your Kids Enjoy New & Different Types of Food I receive a lot of emails on this subject and have a few ideas that I try to relate but this week I read an article in the Philadelphia Inquire by Karen Heller about a new cookbook by Jessica Seinfeld, the wife of […]

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My Daughter’s Pancakes

September 16, 2007 2 Comments
My Daughter’s Pancakes

My daughter announced she wanted to make me breakfast this morning and came up with her own special idea. Mind you she is only 7 years old, has CP and walks with crutches, but that doesn’t stop her from helping me in the kitchen. You may remember me mentioning her in my blog about her favorite meal, […]

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