Our Mission

From the very start, we have had a mission:  to get families in the kitchen cooking with natural, whole foods.  Why? Because it’s fun to cook and spend time in the kitchen and healthy foods really taste good. We have this mission because we think people will feel better if they cook most of their meals themselves instead… Read more »

Emily and Lyla’s 8 Great Reasons to Eat Kale

Here are our 8 Great Reasons to eat kale! 1) Tastes good (we especially like our chips) 2) Keeps you strong and fit because kale has a ton of iron. 3) Makes your hair healthy and shiny and strong because it a has tons of vitamin A and C. Very good in summer especially if you swim a lot. 4)… Read more »

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  • The Problem with Gluten Free Bread

    There is big problem with Gluten Free Bread. If you are gluten free like us, and buy gluten free bread, you probably have experienced this problem and became very frustrated. It’s not just a problem you experience once, but every single time you go to have a slice of bread! So what’s the big problem with… Read more »

  • Favorite Cookbooks

    Check out our favorite cookbooks and our favorite recipes from them! We have met 3 of the authors, Chloe Coscarelli, Richard Grausman and Maria Loi! Chloe Coscarelli; Chloe’s Vegan Italian Kitchen Chloe Coscarelli; Chloe’s Kitchen from the editor’s of whole living magazine: Power Foods Richard Grausman; French Classics Made Easy from the most-talked about NYC bakery;… Read more »

  • 2015 in Pictures

    We had an exciting year. Probably the best one yet. We had so many adventures and tried and made lots of yummy food.  Definitely more fun to come. We hope you had a great 2015 too! We hope you enjoy the pictures. Emily and Lyla, The Kitchen Twins Trying caviar with Bryce Shuman!      

  • Cinnamon Pecan Coffee Cake

    Every Christmas we have brunch at our house and we always make our grandmother’s recipe for Cinnamon Pecan Coffee Cake. The original recipe is from 1967 and it was given to our grandmother by her long time neighbor, Mrs. Stark. That recipe does not have nuts, but we like them so we added them. We make the coffee cake with… Read more »

  • Marcus Samuelsson Answers our Kitchen Curiosities

    Recently we got a chance to interview Chef Marcus Samuelsson for our series, Kitchen Curiosities. We met Chef Marcus in New York City at the 25th anniversary gala for C-CAP, Careers through Culinary Arts Program (we were the only kids there and got to try the most scrumptious and beautiful food). At the gala, Chef… Read more »

  • White and Dark Mint Chocolate Bark

                        This recipe is such a delicacy, and it is really simple too! We were at William Sonoma the other day, and it they had so many samples! One happened to be chocolate peppermint bark! We were so inspired by the delicious bark, that we thought… Read more »

  • Flourless Cheddar Crackers with Herbs

                This morning, I was making cheddar biscuits for breakfast. About halfway through cooking, I sprinkled extra cheese on top. When I took them out of the oven, some of the cheese had fallen off, and turned into crispy cracker-like things. And that is how I got this super delicious simple… Read more »

  • Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

    I was in the mood for something sweet and salty for dinner. I love butternut squash and coconut milk and caramelized onion so I combined these for a really yummy pasta sauce that had just the right amount of sweet and savory and a tiny bit of spiciness from a dash of red pepper flakes.  We enjoyed the sauce… Read more »

  • Sautéed Japanese Turnips with Sage

    Sautéed Japanese Turnips with Sage These are white turnips. We picked them up from our local farmers market Z Farm. They always give us a taste of something new and we liked these and bought them. They recommended sautéing. You will love them.  Here’s a quick video of me making them and the recipe is below.  … Read more »

  • Magical Pumpkin Hot Chocolate

    This is a really delicious, extra rich and creamy hot chocolate with a very special fall ingredient- pumpkin!! I love all things pumpkin and one day I was just experimenting with my hot chocolate and added in pumpkin and some spices. It turned out to be the best hot chocolate I’ve ever had. Lyla agreed. For school, I just… Read more »