Patriotic Mason Jar Parfait

Cooking for Kids It is Memorial Day and a perfect time to enjoy a patriotic yogurt and berry parfait. I layer Vanilla Greek Yogurt with blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries and store in a mason jar for a quick and easy breakfast or snack for my Nanny Kids. When serving, open the jars and sprinkle granola […]

Chicken Meatballs with Balsamic Glaze

Cooking for Families This is a lean, high protein main course for your Nanny Family. My Mom Boss found this recipe on the onceuponachef web site. The meatballs taste great and the kids like them too. But after making this a few times I recommend chilling the meat mix prior to forming the meatballs because […]

Pistachio Cake Loaf

Cooking for Families Although my Nanny Kids didn’t think they liked pistachios they absolutely love this moist, sweet, and delicious pistachio cake. It is an easy recipe the kids can help make and it is an impressive dessert for holidays or any day of the week at any time of the year. The kids will […]

Udon Chicken Peanut Butter Noodles

Cooking for Kids My Nanny Kids love Asian udon noodles. So I whipped up this easy lunch for them this week. Be careful when using chili sauce when cooking for kids. You may need to use less or not use any at all if the children don’t like spice. I added cucumber to the dish […]

Stores are Empty: Delivery of Fresh Foods During Pandemic with shop.pepper.com

Small Restaurant Supply Distributers Delivering Directly to Homes and Apartments If you are living in a populated area where finding fresh foods and delivery of foods are an issue, I highly recommend trying use shop.pepper.com. I live in a populated area near Manhattan where there are long lines to get into grocery stores and noticeable […]

Bacon Ranch Garlic Parmesan Pasta

Cooking for Kids One Pan Bacon Ranch Garlic Parmesan Pasta is an easy and satisfying one pot pasta meal that your whole Nanny Family will love. Creamy garlic parmesan pasta is loaded up with even more mouthwatering flavor with the addition of crisp bacon and savory ranch. I found this recipe on The Salty Marshmallow. […]

Calzones

Cooking with Kids My Nanny Kids really enjoy making yeast doughs. They particular like punching down the dough after it rises and kneading it. They also love putting pizza sauce and cheese on their own calzones and helping fold the dough over and making a decorative edge. Here’s how we made the calzones pictured above. […]

Bunny Rolls

Cooking for Easter These are a perfect little roll to make with your nanny kids for Easter. I found this fun Easter roll on the tasteofhome web site. The best tip I have is to roll all the ropes of dough the same width and thickness. Then trim the ropes to the size needed for […]

Bacon-Wrapped Beef Filet

Cooking for Families This is my youngest Nanny Kid’s favorite dinner. It’s savory, looks impressive, yet is so quick and easy to prepare. I make one beef filet per person and this recipe that I found on the Foodnetwork by Ree Drummond. The recipe is written for one serving. Just increase the ingredients per person. […]

Orange Ginger Drumsticks

Cooking for Families My Nanny Kids love chicken drumsticks and mandarin oranges so I adapted a recipe I found in Eating Well magazine for chicken thighs that’s not on their web site. Searing the chicken before roasting it at a super high heat ensures a super-crispy skin. You Will Need: 2 Pounds Drumsticks 1/2 tsp. […]