- Onions being diced by an 11-year-old.
- Broccoli being steamed by a 13-year-old.
- A mouth watering, oh my goodness I cannot believe he just made that, sauce being whipped up by an 18-year-old.
- All to the soundtrack of the movie 300 playing in the background.
This has sprung into a full Cooking Camp in our home.
Kids love to cook.
5 and a Half Great Reasons to Teach Kids to Cook
- Children who cook become children who taste, and sometimes eat.
- Children who cook say “I can,” not “I can’t.”
- Cooking is a way to talk about health.
- Cooking is a way to talk about healthy ingredients.
- Cooking brings cooks of all ages closer.
Enter Cooking Camp 1 and Cooking Camp-Thanksgiving Treats
Thanks to my husband’s brilliance I immediately saw and tasted the benefit of having children who could manage a kitchen. My boys are older and had already had practice, but this raises awesome to a whole new level.Matha Stewart agrees that there are skills that every adult should master before they are 30. Why wait?
- Suiting up
- Name Tags
- Setting the Table
- Food Safety
- Knife Skills- Foldable
- Knife Skills- Flip cards
- Knife Skills Certificate
- Kitchen Measures Chart
- Recipes: Includes recipe, shopping list, kitchen jobs, and schedule
- Chicken wraps
- Shepherd’s Pie
- Cooking staples: potatoes, sweet potatoes, chicken
- Chicken Divan
- Sweet Potato Sloppy Joes
- Baked Taquitos
- Gluten-free Pizza
- Food Safety- Booklet
- Suit up: Name Tags
- Kitchen Conversion Chart
- How to Measure Booklet
- Pilgrim hats
- Turkey feather pretzels
- Turkey Pops
- Oreo Turkeys
- Acorn Cookies
- Sweet and Salty Trail Mix
- Chai Thumbprints
- Carrot cake (gluten free)
- Pumpkin eclairs
- Chocolate bananas
- Turkey puddings
- Apple Turkey
Cooking well takes time and practice, but it is well worth it.
- Cooking Camp- Have it printed and bound at your local copy store.
- Get a cute apron and chef hat
- Get chef name tag holder
- Wrap as a wonderful gift and share with your child.