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Cooking Tips & Techniques

Kids a Cookin'

Want a great way to spend time with your kids or grandkids? Tired of cooking the same foods week after week? Dust off your countertops, tie on your apron and introduce your “Small Fry” to the educational and fun world of cooking. These recipes are not only simple to prepare and affordable, but are an excellent way to share the joys of cooking with your kids. Preparing quality food together also can provide quality time with your kids.



Are you cooking skills a little rusty? Maybe you take a lot of shortcuts, but need to teach your little ones the “right” way to follow a recipe. These short videos will help you accomplish that.


"How to" Techniques

Worried about kid’s safety in the kitchen? These videos can help you teach your child how to use appliances safely.

Using Appliances

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Taste of Home—Whether you're a new cook just learning kitchen basics or an experienced baker brushing up on your skills, follow this guide for tips, techniques and recipes for learning how to cook

Cook it Quick—Preparing these recipes and using the tips will help you increase consumption of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy products. At the same time, you'll reduce sodium, solid fats, and calories. Food safety tips are included.