One of my favorite beverages is coffee - hot or cold, in a cup or in a cake. Since I love messing around in the kitchen, it was only natural that eventually I combined these 2 loves into fun new recipes. The first time I mixed coffee with baking was when I saw a recipe for a Mocha Pie in a cookbook. It sounded like something our family would enjoy, so I tried it out ... and it instantly became a favorite. Since then I have enjoyed every chance possible to combine coffee and baking. Here are ... Continue Reading
Tips and tricks for getting your kids cooking in the kitchen.
... or how the movie “Ratatouille” has changed our cooking life. If there is one thing that has drastically changed our cooking life, it would be the movie Ratatouille. It left such an impression on my children's brains, sometimes I have to beg them to get out of the kitchen. “If you go take your bath now, when, you come back, you can do the cooking,” is how it usually goes. Both my children have been actively involved in cooking since they were old enough to stand or sit on ... Continue Reading
Learn eco-friendly ways to green up your kitchen – including organic food and buying in bulk.
Eco-Friendly practices have to start somewhere, so why not in the kitchen? Here are a few tips and tricks to greening up your kitchen routine with reusable containers and organic food. Buy in Bulk This one may sound like a money saver, but it can also be a Eco-Friendly practice as well. The University of Florida did a study which found when all packaging is accounted for, it adds up to about one-third of all the trash that's thrown away in the United States. One way to reduce this packaging ... Continue Reading