EAT BETTER LIVE BETTER NEWSLETTER / July 25,2018
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COOKING WITH KIDS TIP #2
LET THEM DO THE HARD THINGS
Second in a 4-part series
By Jamila, Seasonal Roots’ Veggie Fairy Godmother
Knives are important culinary tools, even when you’re cooking with kids. Instead of limiting your child’s involvement in the kitchen, teach them how to responsibly handle sharps and other tools.
Expectations should be reasonable and based on age, but kids are capable of more than stirring bowls and pushing buttons.
Let them cut vegetables, flip pancakes, and stir sauces. If they are strong and confident enough, let them add and remove things from the oven.
This week’s challenge: Chopping! Use a knife small enough for them to handle safely...
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