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Easy Halloween Treats

Easy Halloween Treats

Even the very youngest cooks can get in on the fun with these super-simple Halloween goodies! Tangerine Pumpkins For each pumpkin you will need: • 1 Tangerine/Cutie/small orange of your choice • 1 piece of celery • A knife sharp enough to cut the celery into small pieces Cut the celery into pieces approximately ½…

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Watermelon Juice to beat the Heat

Watermelon Juice to beat the Heat

Did you know that July 24th is National Drink Watermelon Day?  With the hottest weeks of summer coming up, try new ways to enjoy a summer favorite. Many more fun and delicious recipes can be found at the Watermelon Board website and Facebook page provided below. Watermelon Juice A great snack that will help you…

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Flag Kebobs

Flag Kebobs

Let your American flag fly with pride with these fruity kebobs. Easy fun the whole family can help create! Ingredients Varying amount seedless watermelon, cut into 1″ cubes 1 package fresh, washed blackberries 1 angel food cake, cut into 1″ cubes (white part only) 12 wooden skewers varying dips of your choice

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Yogurt Parfaits for Young Cooks

Yogurt Parfaits for Young Cooks

Parfaits are endlessly adaptable, impossible to mess up, and a joy to make with young chefs. They can be made ahead of time or eaten immediately and are a fun homemade treat, especially when kids can surprise someone with a dish that they made themselves! Serves 4 Time investment: approximately 10 minutes, depending on how…

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Ginger Crinkles

Ginger Crinkles

Here is a fun and easy recipe from Alison Allen (mom of 2) for Ginger Crinkles that kids can help with in the kitchen.  Let them roll the dough in sugar and arrange on the baking sheet for fun winter activity.

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Caramel Apple Crisp Recipe from Annie B’s Caramels

Caramel Apple Crisp Recipe from Annie B’s Caramels

I love caramel and it pairs so nicely with apples for fall baking. When Annie B’s sent us this recipe, I decided to order some of the baking caramel and the candies, and they were excellent! If you order some, be prepared to share, my kids both loved Annie B’s maple caramels almost as much…

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A Family Favorite with a New Taste

A Family Favorite with a New Taste

Pizza. Of  course! Pasta. Yes. Steak and fish? Yes yes YES!  California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) has a new menu to appeal to all taste buds. I was recently given the opportunity to visit the CPK in Westwood, CA so I invited my 18 year old son, his 2 friends and my husband to join me…

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Quick Cookin’ Tips

Quick Cookin’ Tips

Had a busy day at work or running errands, shuttling kids to and from sports activities? Everybody’s hungry and the last thing you want to do is cook dinner. You could order a pizza or send out for burgers or tacos or pop another boring frozen meal in the oven. Or…..you could put together some…

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