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Ina Garten Offers 5 Tips to Make Cooking Easier

Ina Garten shares five ways to make cooking easier from her latest cookbook. Credit: Ina Garten "Barefoot Contessa" host Ina Garten shares five ways to make cooking easier from her latest cookbook, "Barefoot Contessa: How Easy is That?"...Follow Ina Garten's tips to keep your kitchen running smoothly.

How to Make Friends With Fellow Moms

Moms who cook together stay together. Credit: Getty Images
Once you get home with the new baby, making friends may be the last thing on your mind.
But going from office worker to parent can take a toll on your social life. Finding o...
If you're in need of some bonding time with other moms, check out our tips for expanding your crew.

High-Tech Aprons Keep You Super Clean

Cute and strong, these aprons would be a welcome addition to any chef's arsenal. Credit: Crypton
We're sure the cook will kiss you back when you gift one of these super cute Doodle Dog or Dog Eared aprons this holiday season. Made from Crypt...
We're sure the cook will kiss you back when you gift one of these super cute Doodle Dog or Dog Eared aprons this holiday season.

Star Wars Pancake Molds Make a Galactic Breakfast

A good breakfast will help them fend off the Dark Side. Credit: Williams-Sonoma
Hungry for breakfast are you, hmm? Yeesssss. Sure, the Force is what gives a Jedi Knight his power, but even Yoda knows how important a good breakfast is for you...

Keep it Neat with PB&J Spreader

Peanut, peanut butter. Jelly! Credit: Cuisipro
Cuisipro's Peanut Butter & Jelly Spreader really is the best thing to happen to PB&J since sliced bread. Designed to keep the peanut butter out of the jelly jar and vice versa, this doub...

Make a Cooking Date With Your Child

Cabin Fever loves to cook. And I want my children to love cooking, too. While they all know how to stir batter, eat chocolate chips off the counter and lick the bowl, I've struggled to find time to involve each of them individually in the preparation...

Hot Super Bowl Recipes to Make With Your Kids

Including kids in the cooking can encourage them to try new foods, like chicken pot pie. Credit: Patti Green
Planning a Super Bowl party this year? Let the kids get involved with planning and preparing the menu and teach them important lessons ab...

Dad Creates Edible Superhero Lunches

One Nebraska 5-year-old is the talk of his elementary school cafeteria thanks to the painstaking efforts of his dad, who makes him elaborate lunches in the form of comic-book superheroes. Kai Wilken, 35, of Omaha, spends hours each day th...

Expert Tips for Getting Kids Involved in the Kitchen

"You don't need to be an expert to cook," Elisabeth de Mariaffi tells Cabin Fever. Elisabeth is the author of Eat It Up!, a colourful and practical new cookbook for children, and she's just the person to reassure a harried and hopeful parent that c...

5 Questions for Short Order Mom

Anne Coleman started her food blog Cooking With Anne so that family recipes wouldn't get lost in the shuffle. And there's a lot of shuffle in her Bethlehem, PA, home with seven kids, ranging in age from one to 19. But her no-nonsense, kid-pleasing re...

Valentine Crafts, DIY Candy Hearts, and More - Links We Love

Save your Xs and Os for kisses and hugs -- this Valentine-themed tic tac toe game uses colored hearts instead. And don't forget to check out these adorable and free printable valentines! -- AlphaMom Think you've got the cutest little love in town?...

The Return of the 1950's Housewife

There was a time when stay-at-home moms looked to be on the verge of extinction. After being told that not only could they have it all, but that they should also want it tall, more and more women left their families and went out into the workplace to...

5-Year-Old Chef Has His Own Show

When my eight-year-old saw this, she was green with envy. At just five-years-old, Julian Kreusser has his own cooking show. On television! Where people can actually see it! Sure, Big Kitchen with Food only airs on Portland Oregon's Community Media ...

Holiday Stress, Suri's Christmas Puppy, and Paula Deen - Links We Love

Looking for a last minute Christmas craft? Here are some adorable ornaments to hang on your tree. -- AlphaMom So your in-laws put the fun in dysfunctional. Enjoy your holiday anyway with these stress-busting tips. -- Lemondrop Avoid buyer's rem...

The World's Fastest and Easiest Christmas Cookie Recipe

Welcome to Dishing it Out, ParentDish's weekly food column. Rob Barrett is a dad who knows his way around the kitchen; his web site, Cooking For Dads, provides simple video recipes for dads (and moms!). You can read all the Dishing it Out posts h...

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