Fruit leather is one of my favorite snacks. Making it is gratifying, and you’ll know what your family’s eating-only three wholesome ingredients! You’ll Need: 3 cups fresh organic fruit, your choice 2-3 tablespoons local wild honey; you can substitute sugar or sugar-substitute 2 tablespoons of organic lemon juice Here’s How: Step 1: Prepare three 12×18-inch bakingContinue reading “Summertime’s Three Ingredient Fruit Leather”
Acclaimed food science writer, J. Kenji López-Alt has developed this sort of “mash-up ” ( if you will ) of a classic French gratin, and a beautiful Hassleback potato recipe. The idea is to stand the slices of potato vertically, rather than laying them flat. This ensures each serving receives both a creamy potato serving and a crispy edge in each bite. This is myContinue reading “Hassleback Potato Casserole”
Decorating eggs with what you’ve got around — and inside — the house.
In the production of a really good ‘French Fry” the type of fat used to fry with can make all the difference. Not to mention the type of potato and the potatoes sugar content will make a difference as well. Seriously, this subject for scholarly debate! Many establishments that place “Pommes Frites” on the menu are doingContinue reading “Skinny Garlic Pommes Frites”
Sixteen years ago I designed a cooking school for kids with my then, 6 and 8-year-old daughters. They named it: Kids Culinary Adventures- where math, reading, science and art mix with kids. Although I’ve retired from teaching hands-on to children- and both my kids grew up and onto college. I do continue to food coach parents onContinue reading “Making Fresh Pasta at Home”
Ingredients: 3-4 jalapeños 2 pounds small round baby potatoes, about 2 inches in size. 2 Tablespoons organic canola or vegetable oil, divided 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese 1/2 pound pancetta or center cut strip bacon, cooked crisp, drained of excess fat, and crumbled Garnish ToppingsContinue reading “Loaded – Jalapeno Popper Potato Skins!”
Which dressing will your kids like best?
Who doesn’t love an ice cream sandwich on a hot day? Make your own at home!
Healthy snacks can take planning. Consider making a snack station for your family.
Do your kids get enough veggies? Consider hiding them as a way to introduce the new tastes.