Kids Cooking & Recipes
Updated November, 2009

While we are far from experts at raising children (or teaching them), we do have the opinion that the earlier you include your child in activities that you love, the better.

This includes cooking, gardening, painting and music among other things. We can only speak from our personal experiences with Trent. But for all that is worth here is where you will find what we have to say...



Tips for Parents:
Getting your Kids to Try New Foods, Eat Diversely & Make Better Food Choices

Joanne's new article delves deep into assisting parents with getting their kids to have a healthier, more diverse diet.


Oots Lunchbox

Holiday Gifts for Children
Who Love to Cook
New!



Kids in the Kitchen
A new article on how to get cooking with your young child in the kitchen. Included are tips, tricks and a whole bunch of easy-to-do cooking projects.


Trent Chopping! Gingerbread House - Nov 2005
Cooking with Kids

1: Siege Towers & Vegetable Gardens

2: Mudpies & Cheese Souffles

3: Real Pretend Cakes & Milkshakes

4: Sugar Cookies & Gingerbread Houses



CruditesFour Rants:

Bad Party Food

What Not to Feed Kids

Dining with Kids in Restaurants
*New*

Don't Sweat the Vegetables




Trent's Garden
A Child's Garden
Gardening with Kids –
Find out what's growing in Trent's Garden!
Recipes for Cooking with Kids
Apple Pie
Easy Apple Galette (& Quick Pastry!) New!
Banana Chocolate Chip Mini-Muffins
Cheese Herb Scones
Goat Cheese Crackers
Heirloom Tomato Soup 2006
Melon Sorbet
Pumpkin Cakes
Pumpkin Pie in a Pumpkin
Pumpkin Rock Cookies
Raspberry Lemonade
Roasted Heirloom Tomato Soup
Watermelon Drink (Juice)
Zucchini Mini Muffins


Kids' Holiday Cooking & Crafts

Gingerbread House Christmas 2006

1: Decorating Gingerbread Houses

2: A Halloween Party

3. Pumpkin Pie Baked in a Pumpkin

4. How to Build a Gingerbread House Kit

5. Christmas/Holiday Gingerbread Houses Gallery

6. Halloween & Easter Gingerbread Houses Gallery

7. Building a Sugarcube House

8. Building a House Entirely Made of Chocolate

And, at Simply Recipes, here's an excellent post on constructing Gingerbread Houses.




Fanny at Chez PanisseThere's a Hair in My Dirt

Our Reviews of
Kids Cookbooks & Books

Roots Boots Buckets and ShootsWhat's Cooking: A cookbook for kids inspired by Ratatouille forward by Thomas Keller



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