Category Archives: cooking with kids

Food on Friday – Strawberry Almond Chocolate Chip Muffins

Markus has turned into our baker and has been very busy lately baking muffins – which in turn has had everyone in the house very busy eating muffins. So this week, armed with both his mixing bowls and my camera, we turned over … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Avocado-Mango Salsa

Scallops were on sale last week so Chip came home from shopping with both a pound of scallops and a pound of shrimp.  Next was to find a recipe that would use both.  Nothing in the cookbooks so I did my … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Mom’s Sauce and Meatballs – YUM!

I am not Italian.  My Mom is not Italian – but she always wanted to be – so she married an Italian and learned how to make Italian spaghetti sauce from her mother-in-law and passed it on to the rest … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Christopher’s favorite cake is Red Velvet Cake so of course the plan for his graduation was to make him one.  Unfortunately Chris was fighting off a rough cough/cold thing last week so he asked me to hold off on the … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Chocolate Sponge Cake – Happy Birthday Chip

Chip’s birthday is in May and this year the boys and I decided to make his birthday cake for him rather than run to the store and get one that would probably taste better and definitely look better.  But this … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Pierogies

Okay, I know I promised this a long time ago, but as we know, life got in the way of recent blogging timeliness – so better late than never. Our Easter dinners are decidedly Polish.  Every year we would search out … Continue reading

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Food on Fridays – Guacamole and Mexican Manicotti (Enchiladas)

We are all big fans of mexican food in my house, but we don’t really make it alot.  My family just did not make or eat mexican food when I was growing up so the skills are not familiar to me.  … Continue reading

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