Kids in the Kitchen

Irish Potato Soup

2 tbsp of butter 2 medium sized onions 3 large potatoes, washed and peeled 1 cube of chicken or vegetable bouillon 2 cups of milk 1 clove of garlic, crushed 1 tsp dried parsley 3 pieces of celery, chopped 1 pinch of salt and pepper 1 ½ cups of grated cheese (we used mozarella and… Read More

Kids in the Kitchen

Tamales!

Children’s School Tamales (I purchased the masa and corn husks at La Esperanza supermarket on Mission St.) For the dough. 3 cups  masa harina 2 tsp baking powder 2.5tsp salt 1 tbsp ground cayenne* 1 tbsp paprika* 1 & ¾  cups butter, room temp 1cup vegetable or chicken broth (*I used much less in class… Read More

Kids in the Kitchen

Betty Crocker’s Chocolate Cake

Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 40 Minutes Serves: 8-10 Ingredients: 2 cups Gold Medal Flour or Softasilk Cake flour 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 3.4 cup water 3/4 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup shortening 2 eggs (1/3 to 1/2 cup) 1 teaspoon vanilla 4 ounces melted unsweetened… Read More

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Vanilla Ice Cream

Prep Time: 10 Minutes Churn Time: 20 Minutes Serves: 6-8   Ingredients: 1 cup whole milk, well chilled 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 cups heavy cream, well chilled 1-2 tsp. vanilla extract, to taste   Directions: In a medium bowl, use a hand mixer or a whisk to combine the milk and granulated sugar until… Read More

Kids in the Kitchen

Florentines

Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 15 Minutes Serves: 16   Ingredients: 1 cup butter (don’t use margarine) 1 cup sugar 1/3 cup honey 1/3 cup whipping cream 4 cups sliced almonds 1 cup chocolate chips   Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees and thoroughly grease 4 or 5 disposable aluminum pie pans with Pam*.… Read More