Kids in the Kitchen

A good diet is important for you and your kids. Bring the kids in the kitchen and develop their palates by introducing them to a variety of foods that are easy to prepare. Read about what foods are good for kid's brains to the best snacks.

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5 Tips for Making the Perfect Panna Cotta

Panna cotta may seem like a fancy dessert, but it's actually quite simple to make. And with these five tips, your Italian desserts will come out just right -- every time.


5 Italian Dishes Kids Can Make

Kids are more likely to eat food they've helped to prepare. And they love pizza and pasta. With that in mind, we've come up with five Italian-inspired dishes that even the littlest ones can have a hand in making.

5 Tips for Making the Perfect Panna Cotta

Panna cotta may seem like a fancy dessert, but it's actually quite simple to make. And with these five tips, your Italian desserts will come out just right -- every time.

5 Tricks for Making Homemade Gelato

Crafting your own frozen treats at home isn't rocket science. (Rocket science isn't nearly so delicious.) Here are five tips to help you sail through gelato making.

What is the difference between ice cream and gelato?

They're both delicious, creamy, cold desserts, but are ice cream and gelato really different from each other? Get the scoop on what separates these frozen treats.

Should you use mascarpone or ricotta for cannoli?

It's a flaky pastry tube with a creamy delicious filling. But what's that filling supposed to be made of, and is there room to experiment?

5 Foods That Kids Most Often Choke On

Few things cause more joy in young children than eating. Sometimes, though, overzealous (and clumsy) hands don't quite know how to handle certain foods, and healthy snacks and sweet treats alike can be hazardous.

Jon & Kate Plus 8 Recipes

Kate and her kids prepared these dishes with chef Emeril Lagasse. Now you can try these delicious, kid-friendly recipes with your little ones.

5 Safe Cooking Activities for Kids

For the majority of designated family chefs, meal preparation seems like a thankless chore. But children can shoulder some of that workload -- and have a blast cooking alongside you in the kitchen.

5 Kid-proofing Musts for Your Kitchen

Regardless if your little one is a model infant or the most troublesome toddler, you can never be too careful in the kitchen. Hazardous chemicals, sharp edges and hot surfaces are just a few things that can harm your little one.

Are kids' taste buds different from adults'?

For over a generation, school children have been taught that the tongue could distinguish four tastes: salty, sweet, bitter and sour. But can kids taste one of these more than adults can?