FoodieTots.com

FoodieTots.com header image 4

Happy Holidays!

December 26th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Happy holidays from the FoodieTots fam to yours. We hope you’ve made many happy & delicious memories this holiday season.

[Read more →]

Tags: cooking with kids · family

Sour Cherries and the Trouble with Pies

July 5th, 2011 · 24 Comments

What is it about baking a pie that strikes fear into the heart of even accomplished home cooks and, ahem, food bloggers alike? A flaky pie crust is a lovely showcase for summer’s ripest berries and fruit, but it’s that pesky crust that seems to spoil the best pie-making intentions. I’m guilty myself of scrapping [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: at market · baked goods · baking · cooking with kids · dessert · summer

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 [...]

[Read more →]

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

Peter Reinhart’s Bagels

February 19th, 2010 · 6 Comments

Like many others around DC, I turned to baking to stave off boredom during the Snowmageddon/Snowpocalypse blizzards of 2010. And with all that time on my hands, I decided to take the plunge and bake the bagels I’d skipped over in the Bread Baker’s Apprentice challenge. You see, the book goes alphabetically and there was [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: baked goods · baking · bread bakers apprentice challenge

Banana Pecan Coffee Cake (and a blizzard)

December 21st, 2009 · 3 Comments

I haven’t had much time in the kitchen lately, as you might have guessed by my lack of posting. After a long and stressful month, I desparately needed some therapeutic time in the kitchen, breathing in the sweet fragrance of butter and sugar creaming in the KitchenAid. So I was thrilled when I heard there [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: baked goods · baking · sweets