This week's kitchen vocabulary word is marinated. A marinade is a sauce made from oil, vinegar, spices, and herbs that food is soaked in. This week we will be marinating chicken to create a delicious stir fry! This is a great recipe for beginner and intermediate kid chefs!
It's just the beginning of the holiday season, which comes with plenty of family, food, and fun. Why not combine all three, and get your little ones in the kitchen helping out with Thanksgiving dinner? While we aren't suggesting that your three-year-old roasts the turkey, kids can get involved in different ways. By having them help prepare a side dish, they feel as though they have made a major contribution to the meal, and they'll tell everyone at your table about how they made it. Imagine the huge smile across both their face and yours.
What’s better than mashed potatoes? Mashed potatoes with broccoli and cheddar cheese! Our kitchen vocabulary word of the week is mash. When we mash, we make our food smaller and softer. These broccoli and cheddar mashed potatoes make a perfect side dish to any meal, or a fun snack!
Is it a fruit? Is it a vegetable? The world may never know, but we sure know that they taste delicious. Tomatoes are an excellent source of nutrients, including vitamins A and C, calcium, and potassium. There are over 7,500 varieties and they come in colors from all across the rainbow. Tomatoes are seen in many different cuisines from all around the world, especially in Italian food like sauces for pasta and pizza. There are so many ways to them, but have you ever thought of making stuffed tomatoes?
Tired of plain tater tots? Try something new and healthy with these zucchini tots! This week's Kitchen Vocabulary Word of the Week is 'Grating.' Making these tots will help your kid chef learn how to use a grater. Grating is the process of changing solid foods into small thin pieces by rubbing them into a grating tool like a box grater.