134 posts in category Features

Share Your Story, Be A Make & Taste Contributor

I'm so thankful for all these Make & Taste guest contributors.  Features from California, Chicago, Massachusetts, Virginia, and Connecticut have flooded the pages to provide kid approved ... Continue Reading

My Make & Taste Thank You Note

Happy Thanksgiving! So many families have been a part of Make & Taste and I look forward to featuring more in 2018.  I wish all my contributors and readers a big Happy Thanksgiving.  Continue ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: California Carrot Cake Muffins

There’s no turning back now. What’s done is done. The seeds have been planted! After much discussion about the ideal time to plant carrot seeds last winter, Make and Taste Founder Nicole and I ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins With A Twist

Once upon a time, I had young children who were picky about eating their veggies. My firstborn, loved everything, but around the age of 2, started turning her nose up at things she used to devour. My ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: California Campfire Pizza

If you’ve been following our family through Make & Taste at all, you know we are avid campers and most of my contributions revolve around camping. This one has camping written all ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: German “Sprite” Muffins

Being German it is important for my husband and I to integrate our two kids , Sophia and Fiona, into our daily routine. While living in the United States we wanted to teach our girls about German ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: Clafoutis Aux Mûres Blackberry Flan

What do you get when you cross a blackberrry muffin, vanilla flan, and a pancake…with a 3-year old? Tiny flour handprints all over the kitchen? Yes, and a few footprints too. But you also get a ... Continue Reading

Guest Feature: Kid Approved Scratch Made Granola

Cooking with kids, like playing with play dough, can get a little too messy for me. I have good intentions of making quality family meals (and memories), but I often end up frustrated with the mess ... Continue Reading

5 Apple Recipes That Will Have You Baking This Weekend

The Connecticut apple picking season has already started and as many of you know, I love using apples in desserts. All of these recipes involved picking apples at a local orchard and even West Coast ... Continue Reading

Helpful Tip: School Lunch Organization For The Kitchen

Your kitchen helpers will be heading back to school and if you are like me, I try to prepare as much as possible. This year my helper will be enjoying lunch with his classmates so I wanted to make ... Continue Reading