My Daughter's Kitchen
My Daughter's Kitchen

Cooking classes transformed more than their kitchen skills

The first graduates of My Daughter's Kitchen cooking program reunited to share a meal once again.

Showing off their new skills with pride | My Daughter’s Kitchen

As the parents sampled the work of their children, there were many compliments and requests for seconds as the students basked in the praise.

Showing off their new skills with pride | My Daughter’s Kitchen

As the parents sampled the work of their children, there were many compliments and requests for seconds as the students basked in the praise.

Kitchen Notebook: End-of-Semester Family Meal

Students show off their new cooking skills by preparing a meal for teachers, parents, and invited guests.

Kitchen Notebook: End-of-Semester Family Meal

Students show off their new cooking skills by preparing a meal for teachers, parents, and invited guests.

It needs to be healthy and affordable. It also needs to taste good. | My Daughter’s Kitchen

When coming up with new recipes for My Daughter’s Kitchen, the challenge is multidimensional.

It needs to be healthy and affordable. It also needs to taste good. | My Daughter’s Kitchen

When coming up with new recipes for My Daughter’s Kitchen, the challenge is multidimensional.
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Kitchen Notebook: Mari’s Vegetarian “Cheesesteaks”

Mushrooms sub for meat in this cheesesteak recipe, developed by My Daughter's Kitchen volunteer Mari Bartram.

Kitchen Notebook: Turkey Lettuce Wraps

With a shape like a taco and flavors like Chinese food, Turkey Lettuce Wraps surprised and delighted the student cooks.

Where the magic happens | My Daughter’s Kitchen

As anyone who has ever taught a class of children knows, there are a million things that can go wrong. But we got lucky.

Kitchen Notebook: Salmon in Foil with Spinach and Cream

"Did I just make that?!" Students marvel at the elegant salmon dish that started out as food in folded tin foil.

Teaching kids to resist the lure of junk food | My Daughter’s Kitchen

Moroccan stew was unfamiliar to nearly all the students participating in the healthy-cooking program.

Kitchen Notebook: Moroccan Stew

Ginger. Quinoa. Squash. Making the Moroccan stew meant trying many flavors for the first time.

Kitchen Notebook: Shakshouka

A lot of vegetables and spices went into a dish the students had a hard time pronouncing, but a good time eating.

Spicy doesn’t have to mean hot | My Daughter’s Kitchen

This week's recipe, for Shakshouka, also inspired a geography lesson.

Kitchen Notebook: Chicken Noodle Soup with Vegetables

A snowy, icy week was the perfect time to learn how to make a low-salt, veggie-packed chicken noodle soup.

Healthy cooking as part of a healthy lifestyle | My Daughter’s Kitchen

It's not just the kids who are learning. One volunteer credits the cooking program with introducing her to new ingredients and techniques.

Overcoming the onion, and learning new skills | My Daughter’s Kitchen

Some instructions need to be explained in explicit detail, as volunteers learned during the first week of classes.

Kitchen Notebook: Breakfast Biscuit Sandwiches

“We’re making our own biscuits? But you can just buy them at the store!” And with that observation, we kicked off another semester of My Daughter’s Kitchen.

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