I admit it. I have hit a dining “wall” with my 22-month-old Little Foodie. My closest friends and biggest critics are often skeptical about my family’s ability to enjoy a dining experience with a 5-year-old and a 22-month-old. And while they both still enjoy a variety of foods, Little A’s patience has dwindled significantly. Our … Continue reading
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Foodie Fun: How to Make Sushi at Home
Sushi night is a great option when you don’t feel like cooking a full on meal for family or guests. It is as simple as buying and preparing some quality sushi rice (no, Uncle Ben’s Minute Rice won’t cut it) and then selecting and slicing your fish. Continue reading
Building Life Long Skills at Young Chefs Academy
Big A has always loved cooking. For a while now, I’ve kept her from nagging me about when dinner will be ready by tasking her with an age-appropriate activity in the kitchen, and it certainly beats simply turning on the TV to keep her occupied. As a bonus, such activities serve as fun, quality time … Continue reading
A Top Chef Moment at The Cook’s Warehouse
Led by a professional chef and the cooking school’s assistants, the kids were outfitted in little aprons and dish towels like they were on the line at some Michelin 3-star restaurant for this “Dad and Me: In the Kitchen” class. The kitchen is every person’s dream, whether you cook or not: massive work spaces with gorgeous finishes, multiple top-of-the line ovens, and every kitchen tool you have pinned on “Dream Kitchen” for your Pinterest page.