Cooking with Kids

Cooking with Kids: 3 Easy Recipes

Cooking with Kids: 3 Easy Recipes

In our house, we love food! I grew up in the Pacific Northwest where fresh produce and seafood were abundant and my dad worked in the food industry, to top it off. I have a deep appreciation for food. My dad and grandma taught me to cook and my mom taught me to can. I […]

4 Tips for Cooking with Kids

4 Tips for Cooking with Kids

If the kitchen is the heart of the home, and your children bring life to the house, consider the possibilities mixing the two would bring. Invite your children into the kitchen and arm them with the tools and space to make messy masterpieces! Messy masterpieces, you say? Sounds like a nightmare; however, their curious minds […]

Valentine’s Day Recipe: Hidden Kiss Cookies

Valentine’s Day Recipe: Hidden Kiss Cookies

In Simply Family Magazine’s February 2015 Cook This column it’s all about sharing scrumptious ways to spread the love this Valentine’s Day. Simply Amanda got things going with a recipe for Chocolate Truffles, and now she’s bringing you a recipe for Hidden Kiss Cookies that are similar to the popular Mexican Wedding Cookie but with a delicious surprise […]

Celebrating the Holidays With Meaning: Christmas Traditions

Celebrating the Holidays With Meaning: Christmas Traditions

With every holiday comes its own set of traditions and for every family a way of celebrating that is unique to them. So when two individuals come together and start a family of their own, each bringing their own traditions into the mix, the question becomes where do we go from here? Ideally it’s creating […]