Monthly Archives: November 2015

  • Upgrade the Play Kitchen this Gift-Giving Season

    Upgrade the Play Kitchen this Gift-Giving Season

    Play kitchen sets have always been a popular toy for kids, especially as gifts. This gift-giving season ditch the toys and get your kids involved in the real kitchen. Even young children can been mini sous chefs with the right child-safe cooking tools.

    Curious Chef lets parents, aunts, uncles and grandparents shop by kid cook expertise level to make sure your young chefs have the perfect kitchen tools for their skills and interests. This will ensure they have fun, feel involved, gain a sense of accomplishment and develop a life skill while being safe.

  • Miso Pesto

    Miso Pesto

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    One of the best ways to get kids to eat their veggies is to pair them with a healthy dressing that they love.  Even better, if your kids can help make the veggies and the sauce, they will be even more inclined to eat and enjoy them. This Miso Pesto recipe is a great way to teach your kids to measure, chop, and use a food processor. It is also a great opportunity for your child to learn how to make a healthy alternative to traditional dressings that they can make for the rest of their lives.

  • 5 Less-Common Fall Fruits & Veggies Your Kids Will Love

    5 Less-Common Fall Fruits & Veggies Your Kids Will Love

    Autumn has so many amazing fruits and vegetables to offer beyond apples and pumpkins. Fall isn’t referred to as harvest season for nothing after all! Give the traditional fall produce a break and load up your grocery cart with some soon-to-be favorites. There are plenty of family-friendly recipes for all sorts of fall and winter produce that everyone will love.

    To keep your kids from turning their noses up at the unfamiliar options get them involved in the kitchen. Helping to chop, prep and taste test the dishes will give them a sense of pride and make them more likely to give something new a try. Here are some less common fall vegetables and fruits and a few preparation tips you can explore.

  • Easy Ways to Get Your Kids Involved with  Making Thanksgiving Dinner

    Easy Ways to Get Your Kids Involved with Making Thanksgiving Dinner

    Holidays are exciting times for everyone, but especially for children. The whole family and maybe even some family friends get together for a big Thanksgiving meal every November and it’s natural for kids to want to feel included in all the preparation excitement.

    While cooks may be stressed trying to get the big day’s meal together, it’s best not to discourage enthusiastic young chefs. Instead plan ahead with some kid-friendly Thanksgiving cooking tasks that your little sous chefs can help you with without getting underfoot. Decide on a few recipes you can make ahead of time to help ramp up the Thanksgiving excitement and have a few pre-assigned tasks for the day of so kids know how they’ll be able to help.

  • Is Your Kid the Next MasterChef Junior?

    Is Your Kid the Next MasterChef Junior?

    It’s time to let your budding chefs show the world what they can do! MasterChef Junior is holding open auditions for Season Five of the popular kid’s cooking competition.

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