Long time Taste Quest Teammate Maggie, age 15, put together this fabulous baking video to illustrate making an apple gingerbread cake. The video--and the cake-- turned out really well! https://videopress.com/v/bulE8sWd?preloadContent=metadata And guess what? You can make YOUR OWN BAKING VIDEO! All you need is... A phone or cameraA tripod or sturdy place to hold the … Continue reading Quest: Make a Baking Video! Featuring Maggie’s Apple Cake
I love it when people discover that they can make something from scratch. There is this light in their eyes that pops with possibility and curiosity. This is why the kitchen is such a great place for kids; they can experience this pop every day by playing with food! One way to encourage this pop … Continue reading Quest: Reverse-engineer a recipe!
Father's Day is this weekend! Wouldn't it be great if the kids helped prepare an awesome meal for Dad? What about a Taco Bar? The kids can pick out whatever taco toppings you have on hand, get them ready, and whip up some tacos for Dad! Better yet, what if this were a meal AND … Continue reading Tac-O-lympics: 5 games to play with your tacos
Taste Quest is ringing in the summer the best way we know how—(water)Melon Mania! We thought we'd share two of our favorite watermelon recipes for you and your family to enjoy during your socially-distanced celebrations. Play-based learning is kind of our thing, so we included a sensory game under the pico de gallo recipe to … Continue reading Melon Mania!
When I was a teenager, my sister was gifted a subscription to a cooking magazine. While each of us enjoyed cooking before this gift, the magazine inspired us with tantalizing photos, helpful kitchen hacks, new flavor combinations and technical challenges. Not every recipe was great, but we saved the ones we liked the best and … Continue reading Fast Pantry Pasta with Tomato Cream
Whether you are reading this stuck inside during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, or just perusing for activities to do with your kids, you have come to the right place! Cooking with our kids can seem like a daunting task, but Taste Quest is all about making this fun for both kids and grownups. With play-based … Continue reading Bread Sculptures and Butter Dance!
Happy New Year from Taste Quest! The year is already off to a busy start at Taste Quest Headquarters and there is a lot to get excited about, but before I get to that, I want to zoom out for a minute, as is custom at this time of year, and speak to the reasons … Continue reading A 2020 Vision for Mighty Kids