Kids Cooking & Recipes

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.



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.



Cooking with Kids


1: Siege Towers & Vegetable Gardens


2: Mudpies & Cheese Souffles


3: Real Pretend Cakes & Milkshakes


4: Sugar Cookies & Gingerbread Houses




Four Rants:


Bad Party Food


What Not to Feed Kids


Dining with Kids in Restaurants *New*


Don't Sweat the Vegetables




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



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.






Our Reviews of

Kids Cookbooks & Books


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