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Cookin' With The Kids

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    Simple Sides: Fig Stuffed Apples

    September 2021
    Honeycrisps are one of the first new crops of apples harvested in late August through September. This variety is aptly named for its extremely high sugar content and tends to be quite large; both characteristics make it the perfect apple for baked desserts. 
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    Simple Sides – Samosa Snack

    June 2021
    Sambusa is a Somalian and Ethiopian version of Samosa. Your kitchen crew will have some culinary arts and crafts fun replicating these tasty and versatile packets for the family using Melissa’s ready-to-eat Steamed Lentils for the filler and Melissa’s Egg Roll Wraps for the dough.
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  • Pixie Tangerine Pancakes
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    Simple Sides: Pixie Pancakes!

    March 2021
    Many of the recipes presented here will seem very basic, and this is by design. It is hoped that these simple preparations will provide the culinary foundation and confidence...
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    Simple Sides: Cinnamon Pear Applesauce

    October 2017
    Here’s a very basic recipe, perfect for a young beginner cook, that takes advantage of the wide selection of new crop apple and pear varieties that dominate retail displays at this time of year.
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    Simple Sides: Fresh Pear Fritters

    October 2015
    Here’s a great snack or dessert recipe that takes advantage of the fall pear harvest as well as provides your young kitchen helpers with several valuable culinary lessons.
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