“Happiness is Baking with Children”
The UrbnSpice Chef
One thing I am known for as a Mom, Grandmother, and culinary educator is welcoming children into my kitchen. Baking with Children – I love it! My children would literally come running happily into the kitchen when it was baking time with Mommy. Their friends knew that they would always have a place in my kitchen island when they visited. Birthday parties often had a baking or kitchen activity component to them. My grandchildren are willing little helpers – I have even had dreams of all four of them around me at the kitchen island.
There are some tips to keep things organized and (somewhat) mess-free. Each situation is going to be a little bit different. If a child has been involved in a fun baking activity, this is going to be easier than a child who has never experienced any sort of kitchen activity with an adult. Many of my daughter’s friends told me that they were not allowed anywhere in the kitchen. Sadly, this happens. My goal is to change that….