She just recently got over her fear of the electric mixer. Baking is a lot easier (and faster) now that I don't have to stop for her to be a safe distance away before I turn it on.
Kiddo loves making pancakes. One of her favorite make-believe games is to serve up pancakes (usually a coaster) to anyone around. When we make them together she particularly enjoys using the whisk. We've made pancakes together several times, but I don't have many pictures. That's odd, because Google Photos says that I have 3,345 pictures … Continue reading Pancakes!
Kiddo has made the marinade for me several times. She is great at measuring (or scooping, as she calls it), and dumping the ingredients.
I was pleased with the ease of this recipe, the opportunities for Kiddo to help, and with how good the squash tasted when it was done. Kiddo had seconds!
Kiddo loves eggs. Today I had the time to let her help me as much as she wanted to.
I only had two cravings while pregnant: dried apricots and guacamole.
The second time that I cooked with Kiddo, we made pizza. It is one of our favorites. Pizza is delicious, and fairly easy to make. You can make it simple or complicated. We go for simple. I buy sauce in a jar, and dough from the supermarket (I get it near the deli, not the … Continue reading Pizzadough
I have been asking myself that recently. Some days, more than others, LOL. But here is the answer: because I love it. I love watching her learn a new skill (stirring, whisking, cracking eggs...). I love doing something special with her. Usually, it is just the two of us in the kitchen, and I like … Continue reading Why do I cook with my toddler?
The first thing Kiddo and I ever made together was mashed potatoes. I waited until my parents were away so we could make as big a mess as we needed without horrifying them.