Tag: cooking with kids

Kids Can’t Get Enough of These Pull-Apart Pizza Rolls

Tear-and-share bread, monkey bread, bubble bread—they’re all different names for the same kind of dish: balls of dough, baked close together in a pan, that are served warm and pulled apart with your hands. While there are lots of savory tear-and-share breads (like this one!), its roots are sweet. In the 1950s, a Hungarian dessert…


The Family Table: Mom’s 4-Ingredient Baked Macaroni

Submitted by Patricia McAdams, Sun City Center, Florida My mom, Martha Callahan, was a fantastic cook, but my favorite meal was her amazing macaroni, colored red because of a bit of tomato paste added to the recipe. Mom made this comfort food almost every Friday night when I was growing up. I continued the tradition when I…


A Family-Friendly Weeknight Dinner for the Season

Whether you’re looking for a comforting dish for the fall or a quick meal for a weeknight dinner after a long day of work and school, these pork chops are perfect for the whole family. Our recipe tester, 10-year-old Zoe, wants kids to know that “it looks fancy, but it’s something you can do yourself…


Kid-Friendly Meatballs Get the Whole Family Involved in Cooking Dinner

For a new spin on meatballs, add basil pesto for big flavor. The pesto replaces the minced herbs, minced garlic, and grated cheese in standard meatball recipes. Buy pesto from the refrigerated section of the supermarket—it has a fresher flavor than the jarred pesto sold in the grocery aisles. This kid-friendly recipe is easy to…


Children as Young as 2 Can Learn to Cook—Here Are the Kitchen Skills They Can Get to Grips With

Learning to cook can be hugely valuable for children. It can be used to teach academic subjects such as math and reading. Research has shown links between learning cooking skills at younger ages and more positive dietary patterns in adulthood, such as consuming less fried food and takeaways and eating more fruit, as well as…