Children

Recipe: Fruit on the Bottom Yogurt Cups — On-the-Go Breakfast Recipes

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Yogurt cups are one of my favorite on-the-go breakfasts or fuss-free lunches. They're convenient, easy to grab, and yummy. But they are often too sweet for me, and so I wondered why I was settling for the flavors at the grocery store. Why not make my own?

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Recipe: Grilled Parmesan Broccoli — Quick and Easy Weeknight Sides

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Want to know the secret to getting my daughter to eat her broccoli? Marinating it in lemon juice and olive oil, then showering it in lots of Parmesan cheese before grilling it into tender submission. We polished off the whole bowl of florets covered in crisp, cheesy bits, fighting over the last little pieces that were extra-smoky and charred. If you want a grilled vegetable side dish that might potentially outshine any meaty main it's served next to, this recipe is it.

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How To Make Any Fruit Galette — Baking Lessons from The Kitchn

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Everyone makes beautiful galettes. That's because this rustic summer dessert is as simple as pastry dough wrapped around fresh fruit. Much like making a fruit pie, but with quite a bit less effort, turning summer fruit into a galette will make you feel like a home-cook hero. You'll still get the same toothsome, flay crust and tender filling of pie, but without all the fuss and worry over torn dough.

Now, there are a few pie-making rules that will help you make the most gorgeous and scrumptious galette of this summer, but don't worry — we'll tell you about all those too, so you can make this stone fruit stunner whenever the craving strikes.

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The Best Ways to Safely Get Your Kids Involved in Cleaning the Kitchen — Kids in the Kitchen

We all want our kids to help out around the house, and the kitchen's a great spot to establish good habits, as your kids will see you washing up in there early and often. But between hazardous chemicals, sharp utensils, and fragile dinnerware, you need to be careful about getting your kids involved.

We reached out to Nancy Bock, senior vice president of education & meetings at the American Cleaning Institute, for guidance on how to safely get the kids involved in cleaning the kitchen.

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Recipe: Firecracker Rice Krispies Treats — Easy Dessert Recipes

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This year you're bringing a tray of these firecracker Rice Krispies treats to the Fourth of July gathering. I guarantee they're going to cause a fuss. They're sprinkled with red and blue Pop Rocks, which not only make them look festive, but also means they're seriously fun to eat. Sweet bites that pop and fizz in your mouth will bring out the kid in you and most definitely put you in the holiday spirit.

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How To Make a Watermelon Roll Just Like Friendly’s — Ice Cream Lessons from The Kitchn

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A watermelon roll is a sherbet-meets-ice cream treat made famous by Friendly's restaurants, but at home this refreshing treat is the kind of pure fun that makes you the hero of the neighborhood pool party.

A watermelon roll is made by layering watermelon sherbet (easily made in the blender) with vanilla ice cream (make your own or use store-bought) and studded with chocolate chips to create the appearance of a watermelon with a cool and creamy twist. This homemade watermelon roll recipe is easy to make and heavy on the fun. Here's how it's done.

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