One of the things I really want to make a regular part of our lifestyle/homeschooling is teaching the children skills they will use all their lives. I want them to be capable but I also want them to have exposure and practice with a wide variety of skills so that they can learn what they enjoy and what they find relaxing or satisfying.
Cooking is a big deal to S and I (we cooked for our own wedding!) so the children have always been in the kitchen with us. In recent months though I’ve realized that while the little boys were still enjoying “helping” in the kitchen the big children needed more of a challenge!
Time to teach them to cook a full meal!
I started with Mouse and a meal that is a favorite of my childhood. The name of the dish is “Glop” and Mouse was able to make it by herself while I did other things in the kitchen and gave her instructions.
It’s a meal that we all enjoy and is both simple and inexpensive. No leftovers is always a good sign!