Everyday cooking funnies 1

Boy and I thought I was messy in the kitchen…

Actually my kitchen has never looked quite this bad.

But I have discovered that my 10-year old son is capable of making a stellar mess in the kitchen every single time he cooks.

Any other moms have difficulties with this? Or is it just me?

You read a few weeks ago about how I taught the kids to make eggs. Well, mostly I taught my son. My daughter was there and she watched but she really had no interest in doing much of anything with the information.

My son, on the other hand, has taken great pride in going into the kitchen and making eggs for himself, his sister, etc… In fact, for almost two weeks after he learned, we couldn’t go one meal without him wanting to fix eggs for someone.

SOOO CUTE! Right!

Now if I could only get him to figure out how to make the eggs without leaving egg residue all over the stove, the floor, the counter and the sink… I mean, I love that he wants to do it but it’s not really any less work for me since I have to clean up the mess every time.

It may even be a bit more work.

I shouldn’t complain. At last he wants to do it.

Guess I’ll just have to keep trying till I find something my daughter wants to do IMG_1222

(aside from putting the stone with the cookies on it into the oven of course).

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We’re still here. I promise. Just a few minor setbacks…

 

On second glance, I am not as thrilled with “Baking Through the Bible” as I was at first.

Oh, it looks good on the surface. The pictures are pretty. The stories sound good (I prefer KJV myself but most don’t so it works) and the recipes seem amazing. Until you try to actually do them.

First, most of them are NOT anything a young child would actually eat. I know, I know, I should have looked closer when I read through it and promised you all a walk through the recipes with my kids. But I didn’t and now we’re stuck with a bunch of recipes they won’t touch and 5 cookie recipes that are essentially the same exact cookie. And the kids are not exactly thrilled with this cookie. If it were tastier, they would love it but kids, they’re picky. It’s great that they look pretty but to actually get a kid to eat something, it has to taste good too.

So I could have made you all sit through 20 blog posts where I basically take you through the motions but have no real advice other than the kiddos probably won’t like this recipe, but it’s so much nicer to spare you that in my opinion.

So I will be back next week with a brand new step by step with some basic cooking lessons we’ve been doing with just normal everyday recipes.

…until I find some NEW recipes they will like.

THANK YOU for sticking with me!

 

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Yes we’re still here. No we haven’t forgotten you.

A little laugh to start your day…

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Yes! We’re still here and No, we haven’t forgotten you.

My son is really (and I stress the word really) having fun cooking eggs. He makes them almost every morning and on days we have to leave too early, they usually end up being his lunch or dinner.

I had no idea he would enjoy cooking so much!

But I guess I should have. He is my son after all…

Our next project will be this weekend some time. There are several things I’ve wanted to teach that have been eclipsed by the love of eggs.

I’m not going to rain on his parade. He’s having so much fun!

Until next time.

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