Topic: recipes for kids

15 Super Disgusting Hot Dog “Creations” Your Kids Will LOVE

15 Super Disgusting Hot Dog "Creations" Your Kids Will LOVE

As I wade through the tides of Pinterest, I often come across strange crafts and recipes targeted to idiot kids. I’m not judging because I have two idiot kids of my own, and they like the silliest stuff. As luck would have it, my oldest son is just coming to the toddler age where he absolutely loves nasty junk for dinner—macaroni and cheese, chicken nuggets, and hot dogs. More »

Busy Mom’s Cooking Hacks: 5 Yummy Microwave Meals That Aren’t Disgusting In The Least

Busy Mom's Cooking Hacks: 5 Yummy Microwave Meals That Aren't Disgusting In The Least

Please do not laugh in my face when I tell you that I oft use my microwave to cook. Yes, I use my microwave for its intended purpose, like every other schmuck on planet Earth, which is to heat up cold pizza until it is boiling hot and burns the roof of my mouth. I also use my microwave as a gourmet time warp oven that will expediently deliver a once-complicated dish right to my face. More »

Bake It ‘Til You Make It: Cinnamon Bran Flax Muffins That Make You Look Like That Healthy Mom

Bake It 'Til You Make It: Cinnamon Bran Flax Muffins That Make You Look Like That Healthy Mom

The recipe for these bran flax muffins was given to me by a dear friend who is a professional baker in rural New Hampshire. I made some changes for my own taste preferences, but the flavor is perfect for the autumn and winter months. Your children might not be so delighted with the “healthy” texture, but they’re ideal for cozy brunches or afternoon snacks. I also recommend them as a Thanksgiving dessert alternative if you want some alternatives to classics like pumpkin pie. More »