Parenting

Pizza Fondue (kid-fav)
'This fondue was a big hit with my teenage sons and their girlfriends last New Year's Eve — they especially liked the addition of some different dippers to the cheese fondue experience.' ~Ilanna Simon More »
Gluten-Free Holidays are Possible
Theresa Santandrea-Cull, co-author of Complete Gluten-Free Diet & Nutrition Guide, knows how difficult it is to try to survive the holidays while on a gluten-free diet. Below are some of the questions she is asked most about cooking for those with celiac disease and gluten-intolerance:Q1.... More »
Gift Ideas for the New Parent
Buying for a new parent, a parent to be, or a caregiver (nanny, babysitter, grandparent)?Taking care of our children is one of life’s biggest and most important challenges. We believe that, in general, parenting skills are intuitive and should not be overthought. That said, the right guide to the... More »
Candy Cane Twists
Kids will enjoy making these cookies and leaving them for Santa as much as Santa will enjoy receiving them. These also make a fabulous cookie exchange item! More »
How to Decorate: Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer Cookies
Everything you need to make your very own Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer cookies...including recipes (below) and step-by-step photos (in the low resolution PDF attachment)...It's time to round up the kids and get decorating! Julie Anne’s Classic Vanilla-Orange Sugar Cookies Makes 24 to 40... More »
How to Decorate: Holly Place Card Cookies
Everything you need to make your very own personalized place card cookies...including recipes (below) and step-by-step photos (in the low resolution jpeg attachment)...What are you waiting for? Get baking! Julie Anne’s Classic Vanilla-Orange Sugar Cookies Makes 24 to 40 cookies I first... More »
Refrigerator Cookies
Often called refrigerator cookies, sliced cookies are among the easiest and most convenient cookies to make. When you’re ready to bake, slice off pieces of dough — only as much as you want — and bake. You can always have warm cookies ready and waiting — even for unexpected or last minute guests... More »
Bake Something Great!
 Kid-friendly ingredients - such as cereal, graham wafers, marshmallows, chocolate chips, peanut butter and caramels - dominate, making the recipes favorites for the young as well as the young at heart. These bars are also relatively easy to make, which means that kids can help out in the... More »
Lemon Drop Scones
Honey gives these scones a gentle boost of sweetness, yogurt provides the tender texture and fresh lemon adds a bright zing. Perfect for the holidays, a quick breakfast, a tea-time accompaniment, or as a dinner 'side'! More »
Pink Coconut Squares
Perfect for the holidays, this soft, creamy frosting is a perfect match for a moist coconut filling and graham wafer crust. More »
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