Kids in the Kitchen

Zucchini Bread with Chocolate Chips

After spending time at our local farmer’s market, I came home with 6 giant zucchinis. I love zucchini, but have had some difficulty growing them the past several years. When I saw a man at the market pouring bushels of giant zucchini on the table, I knew I need to make zucchini bread. When I […]

Red, White and Blue Dessert

We had some friends over on Saturday night to celebrate Memorial Day weekend. My middle daughter, who is the baker at our house, made the dessert. Another friend makes a similar dessert she calls The Chocolate Dream with chocolate cake and pudding. This spin-off version is very patriotic with the red, white and blue.  This is […]

Broccoli Slaw Salad – Perfect for Potluck or BBQ

Last week we had a potluck dinner at church.  I never know what to bring for potluck. I am always afraid of duplicates – too much of one thing and not enough of something else. Salads are usually safe, so that was my plan. It was a busy week so I wanted to find something […]

Guest Blogger: My 12-year-old Daughter – How to Make Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies

My baking skills are not great. Unlike cooking, baking ingredients and cooking times have to be followed exactly or you will ruin it.  Most of what I make comes out of a box. My daughter, who is 12, loves to bake. When she came home from school the other day, she had a taste for cookies. She looked […]

Super Easy Crockpot Pulled Pork for Picky Eaters

I am sorry I have been away from my blog for the last two weeks. Sadly, I have been so busy with my kids’ activities that there has been very little “dining” at our house. The first week my husband was traveling all week, so dinner (and driving the kids) was up to me. This […]

Garlic Monkey Bread Muffins and Lasagna

On Sunday, my husband wanted me to make pasta and meatballs. It is a staple in our house, but I just made it the week before. I talked him into lasagna, but I wanted to make something new to go with it. (See my mom blog recipe where I make lasagna 15 minutes at a […]