Cooking Ideas for Tiny Chefs

Peanut butter... and jelly. The two condiments are nothing without each other, and for years, they've gone hand in hand wedged between two slices of bread. As National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day is April 2, it’s only fitting to celebrate the two foods and their relationship by examining what makes them so great for each other, and to determine...
Jewel Box Cookies
What sends kids scurrying to the kitchen in a pitter patter of little feet faster than anything else? Why, the sweet smell of cookies baking in the oven, of course. These special treats are a hallmark of the holiday season, and they're also great for special occasions like birthday parties. Click here to see the Best Cookies for Kids Slideshow...
Are you trying to replace the remote control with something more productive in your household? Sometimes all we want is to move our kids off the couch and get them involved with something besides TV and video games. If you’re in need of a distraction for your kids, cooking can be one of the most rewarding and stimulating activities — no matter...
Let’s face it: we’re not always successful when it comes to getting our kids to eat healthy. No matter what we’ve tried — whether it is orange juice-braised carrots or cream cheese on the zucchini — it’s always a struggle to get kids to forget about their fear of vegetables and start eating healthy. Click here to see the 12 Ways to Sneak...
Healthiest and Unhealthiest Fast Food Kids' Menus
When you think about what constitutes a healthy meal, chances are you're not thinking of a burger and fries from your favorite fast food spot. However, a number of major fast food chains have recently taken the initiative to offer healthier menu options to kids — including Burger King, McDonald's, and Subway. But it might make sense to look at the...
Your cake is in the oven and the buttercream frosting is chilling in the fridge. Now, all of you have to worry about is finding those bottles of sprinkles you bought ages ago… or do you? See How to Make Your Own Sprinkles at Home Baking is a process that we all take pride in because it’s a labor of love. From sifting the flour to beating in one...

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