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Chinese Dumplings and their story

This week Little Miss I went on to China on our cook travels to learn and make one of her favorite dishes: Chinese Dumplings. We were both pretty surprised on how easy it was to put them together; it is time consuming, but easy enough for a 5 year-old to … Continue reading

Giving power and a sense of accomplishment to my girl

Yesterday, March 10th, Little Miss I and I went to the post office to submit her official entry into the PBS kids writing competition. I had found this competition through a Google book community, and asked Miss I if she’d be interested in creating a storybook to submit. As she’s … Continue reading

Polish Paczki and the legend of the Dragon of Krakow

This week, because of Fat Tuesday, a friend was asking about where to buy Polish Paczki in town. I looked around and found a bakery, but then I also found a recipe online. It seemed pretty easy to make, so I decided to use it for my cooking around the … Continue reading

Indian Srikhand and Gobble You Up Book review

Last Thursday we had cooking class again. I didn’t post until today because Tiny Mr. A and I went to a conference in SD (lot’s of fun at #womengetsocial !) Anyway, here’s a very easy and yummy Indian dessert for children to make called Srikhand, which I learned during my … Continue reading

A surrealistic potty poem by a 5 year-old

Little I has been into poetry lately, thanks to the Jane O’Connor’s “Fancy Nancy’s Poet Extraordinaire” book. She has also been getting herself in trouble because of using potty talk at inappropriate times… meaning, anytime she’s not at the potty. She thinks it is hilarious, but hubby and I think … Continue reading

Soft and fluffy Irish blueberry cream scones

  A couple of weeks ago, my 5 year-old daughter wanted to take an enrichment class on world cooking. I convinced her to let me give her MY take on cooking from different parts of the world. So, aided by a fabulous book called “Cuentos del cocinero” (The cook’s stories) … Continue reading