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Artichokes Francaise

These artichokes are to-die-for. They are crispy, herby, and lemony. They melt in your mouth and are perfection with a cooling lemon dijon aioli.  My mom had made these before, but it was a totally different recipe and never quite as delicious (sorry mom!) Today I was home with a bad cold, and I made myself a… Read more »

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Personal Valentine Chocolate Treats

  Every year kids make valentine’s to give to their teachers or friends. This year maybe give something a little different.  We love making delicious cakes and brownies and putting our own powdered sugar “cut-out” messages and designs on them. We like to sometimes put joke messages on the cakes too like we did for our dad. (See the… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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Lyla’s Creamy Tomatillo Salsa

My creamy salsa recipe is quick, simple, really tasty and healthy. Tomatillos are kind of like tomatoes and have a little shell on them like a husk cherry does. They are really delicious in salsa. In normal salsa I can never scoop it up, so to my tomatillo salsa I added avocado. I did that to… Read more »

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Delicious Date Drops (gluten free)

We eat these delicious date drops all the time! You probably noticed from our school lunch pictures. We learned the recipe in our school’s Food and Garden Club. Everybody loved them.  We bring these date drops for treats and energy during game days, bikes, hikes, picnics, and of course for an every day school snack.  They are also really healthy… Read more »

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Kitchen Twins-Spring Break Highlights

Here is a list of what we did over our spring break. At first we were sad not to go to Florida to visit our grandmother (she is coming to us), but we had the best 2 weeks ever! Sponsored and hosted Princeton Pi Day Pie Judging Contest Sleepover at friends and shopping and eating in town… Read more »

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Kitchen Curiosities: Betony’s Chef Bryce Shuman Interview

We are excited to share our interview with Chef Bryce Shuman, the Executive Chef of Betony in NYC. Betony was voted top restaurant in New York last year and earned a famous Michelin Star. You will love the stories in this interview – you will learn about Chef Shuman’s time in the Arctic Circle when he was young, his favorite thing to… Read more »

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Kitchen Curiosities – Brick Farm Market’s Robin McConaughy

Hi Everyone, We are so happy to share our Kitchen Curiosities interview with Mrs. Robin McConaughy, the founder of Brick Farm Market in Hopewell NJ. This market is very special and you’ll learn here why plus you’ll learn about Mrs. McConaughy’s favorite dish, cooking disaster and where she’d eat tonight in the world. We have so… Read more »

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Kitchen Twins at C-CAP 25th Year Anniversary Benefit

We had the best time at the C-CAP Benefit when they celebrated their 25th Anniversary. At the benefit they had 43 Restaurants each serving different dishes. They had little and delicious portions. Some examples of these dishes were Chef Maria Loi’s of Loi Estiatorio‘s dish which was a salmon tartar in a light pastry, Chef Bryce Shuman‘s goat milk with beets, Chef Cesar… Read more »