Kids in the Kitchen

These articles offer easy recipes for children to make. Cooking teacher Julie Riven has designed them so an adult can work with a child on a kid-friendly dish.
Summer stalk: Soup's starring role
Kids in the kitchen

Summer stalk: Soup's starring role

Visit a farm or stand and bring home a basketful of native vegetables. Then trim, snip, and simmer them into a large pot of vegetable soup.
Recipe Summer alphabet soup
Make granola parfait with the kids
KIDS IN THE KITCHEN

Make granola parfait with the kids

It may be difficult to get kids to eat oatmeal but they love granola, which is another healthy breakfast. It's also much less expensive to make yourself.
Making baked potatoes with the kids
Kids in the Kitchen

Making baked potatoes with the kids

For kids, try broccoli trees and lots of grated cheese. Toaster ovens make baking potatoes easy and it’s possible to cook a couple at a time without heating up the kitchen.
A recipe for keeping kids busy

A recipe for keeping kids busy

If tweens just starting their summer vacations put down their Wii controllers and cellphones, Katie Wilton has an old-fashioned idea for staying busy: cooking.