Cooking with Kids

Kids can start helping with meals at an early age, cooking with kids can be a great way to spend time with them too. Start teaching your kids how to cook when they are young, they will thank you for it later.



Give them tasks that they can handle for their age to get them involved in helping with family meals. Younger kids can help in the kitchen too, they can add ingredients to the bowl, stir, set the table.

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As they get older, start giving them simple recipes to prepare for the microwave or for the adults to cook. Teens can help by cutting and chopping, baking cakes, cookies or bread.

Teach them how to use the stove top and oven properly and give them safety instructions.

Cooking with kids may take a little longer and be a little messier, but it will be well worth it when they are grown and leave for college and a life on their own. You will all have special memories of your time cooking together.

Visit this website for dinner ideas that are quick and easy.
Dinner Me Quickly
Quick easy dinner recipes that will make cooking easy and your kids will love. Recipes use natural ingredients and as little salt as possible. There will be a category devoted to preparing meals ahead and freezing for future cooking and there are plenty of time saving tips and uses for leftovers.

Quick and Easy Dinners
The solution to "what's for dinner tonight?" when you're short on time and ingredients, as well as a full recipe site with appetizers, soups, salads, desserts, and more.

Find a great cookbook for kids here.

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