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Home Grown Ingredients: Tips for Gardening with Kids

Home Grown Ingredients: Tips for Gardening with Kids

Gardening can provide young children a new path to the kitchen leading them to new cooking skills and trying new foods. One way to “cultivate” this idea is by growing ingredients! Don't worry parents; I am not asking you to till acres of soil or purchase manure by the ton. Perhaps, it may be as simple as creating small edible patches for your children to aid in tending. With Mother's Day imminent, planting can be a family event! Anyways, plants in soil last much longer than fresh cut flowers (with regular watering of course!). Read on for our best tips on how to get gardening with kids.

T is for Tomato: Stuffed Tomatoes

T is for Tomato: Stuffed Tomatoes

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?