I had so much fun making these muffins with my little girl. I’ve held her on my hip as she “helped” me awkwardly sift and stir, but this time, and for the first time, I was able to sit her on the kitchen counter like a big girl. As I kept a hand on her at pretty much all times, she measured, spooned, poured, and mixed. “Eggs!” “Na-nilla!” “Flow-ah!” she exclaimed as we pulled ingredients out and mixed them in to make the perfect muffins. And, of course, we also made a perfect mess.Read More
For the past several months, I’ve had a dear friend greet me in the kitchen nearly every morning. And around here, mornings come early. Like, 4 a.m. early with our morning-person toddler. But I digress.
Is the dear friend coffee, you ask? Well, yes, I also have a dear friend in coffee, and copious amounts of it. But there’s also another best friend in the picture: this pancake mix. Super easy homemade pancake mix.Read More
Now that our baby has been eating solids for a couple of months, we’re able to more confidently give her a hunk of bagel, a big broccoli floret, or a section of pancake to munch on all on by herself. So when my guy suggested whipping up a couple of pint-sized pancakes especially for her at breakfast time, it immediately took me back to my own childhood. As a kid, I thought silver dollar pancakes - little 2-inch pancakes named such because their diminutive size resembles that of a silver dollar – were the most awesomely freakin’ cool breakfast pretty much ever.Read More