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Sweet Caramel Mango Nachos {and Giveaway!}

August 15th, 2012 · 1 Comment

I know some of you are back to school already — we have a few more weeks, here, but it’s never too soon to start filing away new, fast and healthy breakfast, lunch, and after-school snack ideas. The National Mango Board helped get our creative juices flowing with a box of ripe mangos and a [...]

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Tags: cooking with kids · giveaway · kids cook monday · sponsored · sweets

Life is Short. Make it Sweet.

August 12th, 2011 · 38 Comments

I had these lofty ideas of my summer break with the kids, that the boy and I would spend leisurely afternoons in the kitchen while the foodie bebe napped. Of course, it turned out that we’ve spent many days rushing from camp to story time to the pool, and I’m lucky to throw together a [...]

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Tags: baked goods · baking · cooking with kids · cooking with toddlers · foodblogs · sweets

How Not to Bake Gingerbread Men

December 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Don’t be surprised if you reach for the molasses and your child starts talking about the Battle of Manassas (especially if one of his best friends is a budding Civil War buff). Don’t expect your child to heed your warnings about eating raw cookie dough after he catches you nibbling on it. (But do buy [...]

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

Baked Explorations with Kids (and Pumpkin Cheddar Muffins)

November 4th, 2010 · 6 Comments

We had a spell of grey, rainy weather when we returned from Florida, which made me want to hunker down in the kitchen and do some serious baking. It was perfect timing to receive a review copy of Baked Explorations, the newest cookbook from famed Brooklyn bakers Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito. Its gorgeous pictures [...]

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Tags: baked goods · baking · cookbook · cookbooks · cooking with kids · review · sweets

Kooky Spooky Halloween Party Treats

October 29th, 2010 · 3 Comments

What do you get when you combine four 4-year-olds, Halloween costumes, and make-your-own popcorn ball Jack o’Lanterns? Sweet, sticky fun! With a small dash of chaos. Kids Halloween Luncheon Menu nuts & dried cranberries “Goblins” on a Log Monster (Carrot) Fingers “Pumpkin” Grilled Cheese local Apple Cider It was a beautiful day, but cooperation for [...]

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Tags: cooking with kids · holiday · recipes · sweets