Inside the Little Sous Subscription Box—A New Way to Teach Kids to Cook

We love to cheer on families as they bond, learn, and cook up a storm in the kitchen. That’s why we’re excited about The Little Sous Kitchen Academy, a monthly subscription box for kids that educates and empowers the next generation of cooks. A Kitchen Academy subscription outfits your budding chef with cool new kitchen …

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Pantry All-Stars: Canned Chickpeas

In our series, “Pantry All-Stars,” we put the spotlight on one of the ingredients we always have on hand for quick, kid-friendly meals. Next up: chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans). Chickpeas have had a prized place on our tables for a very long time. One of the first beans to be cultivated, there’s evidence of folks …

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Big Wins Kids Get from Cooking

As parents, we’re all part of the never-ending story that is trying to find things for our kids to do. Ideally those activities won’t simply entertain—they’ll also teach our progeny something practical and helpful (dare we say, even important?) about themselves/the world/stuff other than an iPad. Enter cooking: It’s educational, it’s confidence-building, it’s fun—and, if …

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DIY Pancake Art

There’s no question why Portland, Oregon’s DIY pancake restaurant Slappy Cakes became an international phenomenon that has sprouted offshoots in Japan, Maui, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand. Part art project, part breakfast, tabletop pancake griddles are a brilliant idea—but you don’t need to travel to Portland (or Asia) and wait in line to get in on the action. …

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Pantry All-Stars: Polenta

Cornmeal, which is just corn that’s been dried and ground, was introduced to Europe by Christopher Columbus upon returning from the Americas. Now often associated with Northern Italy, it’s traditionally cooked into a porridge, sometimes with decadent additions like cheese and cream. But if you’re in a hurry on a weeknight, those easy-to-use tubes of cooked …

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