Tastes Just Like Take-Out Sweet and Sour Chicken

Cooking for Kids I have yet to meet a child that doesn’t like Chinese food. This is a great recipe I found at the recipecritic.com that tastes like it is was just delivered from the Chinese restaurant. Using cornstarch instead of flour is the magic for this recipe. I served it with rice and a […]

New York Strip Loin with Garlic-Herb Crust

Cooking for Kids My Nanny Family said this recipe I found on epicurious makes the most tender beef they have ever had. The recipe uses New York strip loin, which is also called top loin of beef, which is a succulent, elegant roast. But I think my Nanny Kids actually prefer when I just use […]

Pork Lo Mein

Cooking for Kids Lo Mein is a popular Chinese dish made of noodles mixed with stir-fried meat and vegetables and a savory sauce. The roast pork in this recipe is char siu, the same gorgeous reddish-brown pork often displayed and sold in Chinatown shop windows. Instead of buying the pork ready-made, you can also roast […]

Slow Cooker Braised Short Ribs

Cooking for Kids My nanny family said this recipe was best meat dish they ever had last night. It is so tender and flavorful.The family doesn’t even like sweet potato but the sweet potatoes flavors the cooking liquid perfectly. I just used pre-crushed garlic bought at grocery store and ground cinnamon instead of a cinnamon […]

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Cooking for Kids My nanny kids love Chinese take-out! That’s why I tried this homemade sweet and sour chicken recipe for them. Made with pineapple, onion, bell peppers, and chicken sauteed in a sweet and sour sauce, this dish is best served with steamed rice. You Will Need: 20 ounce can pineapple chunks in 100% […]

Chicken Parmesan

Cooking for Kids Chicken Parmesan is the perfect dish to lure kids into the kitchen. This dish is loaded with mini cooking lessons for the kids. With one simple recipe, you can teach children how to boil pasta, mince garlic, grate cheese, make tomato sauce, and pound, bread, and saute cutlets. This recipe makes twice […]

Kid-Friendly Chicken Burrito

Cooking for Children This isn’t exactly Mexican cuisine but a healthy recipe kids enjoy. I use a rotisserie chicken to make the burritos. A few of the kids I care for don’t like tomatoes, others don’t like avocados, some don’t like onions, so I serve salsa, guacamole, onions, and some other ingredients on the side […]

Shaked and Baked Chicken Thighs

Cooking With Kids This is a super easy main dish to make for dinner with kids. The kids will enjoy shaking the chicken in a resealable bag to coat the thighs. If your charges like a little kick to their chicken be sure to add the paprika, chili powder, curry powder, and pepper. If they don’t […]

Build-Your-Own Shish Kabobs

Cooking With Kids Let kids help make meals. They will feel a sense of pride and are less likely to be finicky if they help prepare and choose the foods they eat. Provide them with healthy protein and vegetables choices and let them build their own shish kabobs for dinner. You Will Need: 1 Pound […]

Easy Orange Pork

Cooking for Kids The family I work for had extra oranges this week so I used them to make this quick and easy dinner recipe. The orange juice I squeezed from the fresh oranges tasted out of this world. I changed this super delicious Orange Pork recipe from allrecipes by just adding several tablespoons of […]