Category Archives: In the Kitchen

Kid-friendly recipes and foods that have this mom’s stamp of approval.

Whole Wheat Sourdough Soft Pretzel Recipe

This whole wheat sourdough soft pretzel recipe is one you will make again and again. Slightly sour and perfectly chewy, it is hard to eat just one of these yummy pretzels. I came up with a homemade whole wheat soft pretzel recipe awhile ago, using a modified version of Alton Brown’s recipe. After taking the Sourdough e-course at Traditional Cooking… Read More »

Do Automatic Yogurt Makers Work? Don’t Buy One Until You Read This!

Do automatic yogurt makers work?  If your family eats a lot of yogurt each week, you may have asked that very question.  My 4 kids can easily eat 2+ quarts of yogurt each week.  For amount of money I spend on 2 quarts of yogurt, I can make 2 gallons of homemade yogurt.  The savings can really add… Read More »

Valentine’s Day Strawberry Banana Sorbet Recipe

Made in heart-shaped silicone molds, this strawberry banana sorbet recipe makes a great dessert for Valentine’s Day.  Your kids will never need to know it’s good for them! Each year on Valentine’s Day, our family has a special meal.  Everything is either heart-shaped or pink.  It is definitely something to look forward to during the dreariness of winter.  This… Read More »