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Cookin' With The Kids

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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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    Simple Sides:  Mother's Day Breakfast

    May  2021
    One of the most cherished moments for many Moms on Mother's Day is listening to the conspiratorial whispers happening in a kitchen that she is barred from entering while the kids prepare breakfast.
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    Simple Sides: Sapūrana™ Mango Bean Salad

    April 2021
    Here's a very tasty, healthy and easy to prepare salad-type side that pairs two of Melissa's most popular items that are seldom seen together in the same dish – and there is no cooking involved! 

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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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  • Roasted Broccoli Melt
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    Simple Sides: Eat Your Broccoli!

    February 2021
    Here’s a sandwich designed to eliminate an iconic three-word phrase that has been uttered with force by many a frustrated parent for at least several decades: 
    “Eat your broccoli!” 
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  • Stuffed Acorn Squash
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    From the Kids Table – Acorns & Chestnuts!

    November 2020
    The Thanksgiving table is a great opportunity for young aspiring cooks to contribute a dish to the festivities as well as serve as a culinary confidence builder. However, a hectic holiday kitchen is no time for a cooking lesson!
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  • Pear-Pepper Soup
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    Simple Sides: Pear Soup!

    October 2020
    Here’s the perfect recipe to introduce kids to the art of soup-making, featuring fruit from the October harvest, combined with a short ingredient list that is just odd enough to keep a child’s attention. 
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