How often do you bake or cook with your kids? What are their favorite things to make?
Next thing I will probably bake with them is the girls bithday cakes next month or maybe brownies before that
She is 2, she cooks with me almost every night. Her favorite thing to make is home made biscuits :)
My daughter is 7. I try to involve her in the kitchen as much as I can. I hope she grows to appreciate "kitchen time with mom". I have zero memories of ever being in the kitchen with my mother and it's just something I really wanted to do different with my kids. She helps in some way every night for dinner. Whether it's just measuring out ingredients, mixing, grating cheese, peeling carrots or whatnot. She helps clean up as well -- better than my husband even! She'll rinse dishes and put them in the dishwasher and wipe down counters. As for my other daughter -- she's 2. I'll often put her in her little booster seat and set her on the counter while we're making dinner. I'll let her throw vegetables in the bowl. Sometimes they make it in the bowl ... most of the time, they don't. Ha. Who cares though! We all have fun :)
Now if only I could get my husband in the kitchen ....
whenever I bake they help and they help with cooking
their fav is cookies or cupcakes but I am very OCD about my cupcakes so I don't let them lol
I have all girls 7 year old 4 year old and 3 month old
We cook together everyday. I'm a baker so naturally my kids love to bake too. They ask every night to bake something.
We have so many favorites...pizza is my youngest favorite to make and my oldest loves to make Lasagna. Our favorite to bake are cinnamon rolls, snicker surprise cookies, no bake cookies, chocolate truffle I'd list more but now I'm hungry!
Well my oldest is 6 and she's always scratching her nose and head, I tried to stop her from doing it so much but I guess its a habit (she does it when she's concentrating and doing pretty much anything that involves directions). I just don't want to bake something that the whole family is going to eat and find something. I'm going to wait it out for next year and see. But I let her help me hand things to me like the ingredients and some of the tools.
It depends. Some months the kids are more interested in helping than others, but when they are interested, unless we are in a real hurry, I let them help nearly everyday. They take turns on who gets to help, though my youngest only gets to help when we make spaghetti because that is the only dish he will help with right now. Though I rarely let them help with baking because they do not take care when measuring unless they are watched with an eagle eye. I have three two boys and a girl. She is 13 and they are 11 and 9. I remember the first time I was allowed to cook with my daddy, my mom was so upset because she thought five was too young, especially since I had been hurt in the kitchen less than a year before and still had a limp and the scars to show for it:), we made huevos rancheros. I was seven before my mom allowed me in the kitchen and we made one of her dishes that she created chicken keilbasa and by the time I was 13 I was making dinner 3 or more times a month and breakfast on Saturdays by myself and creating my own recipes as well. Being in the kitchen with either of my parents are some of my fondest and most pleasant memories of childhood and I want my kids to share those memories.
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