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Snowflake Coconut Cake with Maple Snow Cream

February 14th, 2010 · 7 Comments

What to make when you’ve been snowed in for days? Snow cake, of course! When I proposed baking a cake the boy first suggested chocolate. I talked him into a “snow” cake instead, a.k.a. coconut. We used Ina Garten’s coconut cake recipe, though I used unsweetened coconut instead of the sweetened she calls for. Really, [...]

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Tags: baking · cooking with kids · cooking with toddlers · dessert · recipes · sweets

Kids Cook Book Soup: Apples!

October 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I hope you haven’t had your fill of apple recipes just yet, because we have several more to share for the very first round-up of Kids Cook Book Soup. Thanks to all for sharing your apple inspiration, and please read to the end for the November theme announcement! With no further ado… From Jen at [...]

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Tags: apples · cooking with kids · cooking with toddlers · events · kids cook book soup · recipes

At Market: Simple Tomato Gazpacho

September 14th, 2009 · 12 Comments

At the Alexandria Markets: We’ve returned to our Alexandria farmers markets after our recent travels, and witnessed that unequivocal sign of seasons changing from summer to fall in the peaches and tomatoes being nudged out by apples, pears, and early winter squash. Now I don’t know if there’s some sort of zucchini shortage in Northern [...]

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Tags: NoVA Locavore · at market · cooking with kids · cooking with toddlers · one local harvest · recipes · soup · weeknight meals

Bourbon Cherry Cobbler

July 10th, 2009 · 62 Comments

A Southern Cherry Cobbler Recipe: The sour cherries we bought from Toigo last weekend went into a July 4th cobbler. I started with a recipe from 101 Cookbooks, the wonderful blog whose author is also responsible for the “Super Natural Recipe Search” button you may have noticed over on my left sidebar. I made a [...]

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Tags: at market · baking · cooking with toddlers · dessert · grains · one local summer · organic · recipes

Banana Oat Bran Pancakes

February 12th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Heart-shaped pancakes are something of a Valentine’s tradition in the FoodieTots’ home. I’ve been experimenting with a banana bran batter that provides a fiber boost while staying light and fluffy. The toddler loves to help make pancakes and as you can see, was quite pleased with this recipe. Best served with fresh fruit and topped [...]

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Tags: cooking with toddlers · grains · recipes