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Chocolate Brownies Experiment!

Yesterday was Friday again, which means it was our weekly cooking class with the kids! This week we had Mr. J with us once more, as he had been asking to be part of the class again since last week. Because of that, I decided to do something he’d like … Continue reading

Banshee and Molten Chocolate cakes

After a long hiatus because of the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, we’re finally resuming our Friday cooking class with the kids! This time I dug out a recipe for Molten Chocolate Cakes I put together from a Belgian Cook book , also known as Chocolate Lava Cakes. I first … Continue reading

Making and decorating Gingerbread Men

Last Friday, I got the kids together for some Christmas baking, so we set to bake and decorate Gingerbread Men. As the day approaches for the Gingerbread house party, I decided to try two different types of Gingerbread: This week’s is inspired in a Gourmet magazine recipe that can be … Continue reading

S’more Lollipops to go camping with Millie Fierce

This week, cooking class with I and Z was a lot of fun, as I put together a combo of a camping trip story along with S’more lollipops, based on an idea I saw on Pinterest. As the S’more lollipops were super easy to make, I decided to take pictures … Continue reading

Spicy Somethin’ Pumpkin Chocolate Muffins

Last month, for kid’s cooking class, we tried and make Pumpkin muffins, after reading a really cute Halloween book called Somethin’ Pumpkin, by Scott Allen and illustrated by Jimmy Pickering. The book is a very funny romp on all the different uses pumpkins can have during the spooky month of … Continue reading

French Lemon Cake and a Perrault Fairy tale

This week we’re back in France, traveling through children’s literature and cooking. When I was preparing my “cooking class” last weekend, I decided I wanted to read to the girls one of my favorite fairytale books from when I was growing up: Fairytales from around the world, illustrated by Adrienne … Continue reading

Fancy Nancy’s Delectable Chocolate Devil’s food Cupcakes

Finally, after spring break, mother’s day and life in general, we’ve resumed cooking classes paired with books for little Miss I and her friend Z. This past week we decided to read from one of Little Miss I’s favorites to pair up with a recipe, so we pulled out of … Continue reading

Issa’s Sweetish Pancakes

This weekend Little Miss I came to me and said she had a recipe of her own, and she wanted to make it for me (and publish it in this blog, of course). When I asked what her dish was called, I heard “Swedish pancakes.” However, when I inquired about … Continue reading

Russian Spice Cookies and the Magic Nesting Doll Story

Earlier this week my daughter pulled out of her bookcase one of her favorite stories, “The Magic Nesting Doll,” by Jacqueline K. Ogburn and illustrated by Laurel Long. Little Miss I first saw this book at our local library, but we both liked it so much that I bought it … Continue reading