Archive for the ‘ Cooking ’ Category

Homemade Freezer Pops to Make and Wear

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

 

Beat the heat—and be fashionable—with Gem Pops! The book comes with 25 recipes (root beer rubies, totally topaz) and 6 ring molds.

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Fun Recipes for Star Wars Day

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

 

Saturday is Star Wars Day—May the 4th be with you! To help celebrate, our friends at Lucasfilms are sharing recipes for a few out-of-this-world treats. I think my boys and I will have a hard time choosing between the Wookiee Pies and the Ice Cream Clones!

Wookiee Pies

Ice Cream Clones

Star Wars Pretzels

Death Star Popcorn Balls

Skywalker Sugar Cookies

Tomorrow, we’ll be sharing Star Wars crafts from LucasArts and, on Friday, some of my favorite new Star Wars products.

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Sweet Family Cookbook

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

It’s February vacation week for some folks. And that usually means looking for things to help keep the kids entertained! Associate Editor Joy Howard recently found a new cookbook, Marshmallow Madness, that’s full of sweet recipes for families to make together. She reports:

Shauna Sever’s yummy cookbook Marshmallow Madness! is filled with homemade classic marshmallow recipes, along with tons of tips and techniques. But the real stars here are all the fun flavors and varieties with kid-appea, such as bubble gum and root beer float (there’s a small section just for grown-ups too). Additional recipes that incorporate marshmallows — think s’mores cupcakes — let little chefs take their new found know-how to the next delicious level. ($16.95)  

For more sweet treats to make with your kids, try our holiday bake shop recipes.

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Shark Oven Mitt

Friday, February 15th, 2013


Senior editor Debra Immergut is working on a kid-friendly kitchen story for FamilyFun’s May issue. One of her finds? This very funny shark oven mitt from Fred Flare ($18).

You can also check out our list of cool kitchen tools.

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