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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Cookie Adventures Lesson 1

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OK. Yes. Maybe it was cheating a little bit to start with ready-bake cookies but they like them. No really… They do. The kids love these cookies!

So these were what we started with.

So we bought the cookies. We came home and we decided to get baking!

Before this experience the kids have asked questions about cooking, they’ve stirred things, they’ve watched and they’ve shopped with me of course. But never before have they had such an active roll in the entire process.

This time, they took an active part in everything. From purchase to serving.

If you’ve ever made these cookies before, you know they have a top and a bottom and if you get it wrong… your picture is not so pretty. So we started with that. I picked one up and showed them the difference. Then we talked about how important it is to put space between each cookie.

It’s amazing the things you have to think about when you’re teaching someone to cook. Little things that you take for granted can have huge ramifications.

My daughter wanted to put the cookies into the oven but she got distracted so she missed out on that & I’m not quite ready to let her take them out yet so I offered that job to my son but he didn’t want it. They’re both still a bit hesitant about the stove when it’s hot and that’s good but… It makes the process much slower when they won’t go near a hot stove.

The spatula wielding was up to me as well. As much as I want them to learn, I wanted cookies… not crumbs and this brand can really crumble if you don’t get them just right. So they watched me scoop the cookies from stone to plate.

All in all, a huge success if I do say so myself.

No picture of the final product. Sorry. I’ll get one next time, before they’re inhaled.

DISCLAIMER: We do not celebrate Halloween. But we do like pumpkins!
Who doesn’t!

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