Last year I started making bread, and by that I mean, we stopped buying bread and were only having homemade bread. Through the summer we went back to store bought, but now that fall is here we’re back in the kitchen making bread. I’ve already had my kids in the kitchen leading a helping hand.
And if you have ever had your kids help in the kitchen you know just how little help they can be.
Kids in the Kitchen – Making Bread
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I have heard too often that kids aren’t learning life skills anymore. Skills like cooking, budgeting, and such. I want my kids to have the best, just like all other mothers out there. So we’re going back to the kitchen to work on some skills. Like making bread.
I’m not talking back to making it by hand but instead we use a mixer though, because I’m all for modern technology, but not quite as modern as a bread mixer. <— I had one for years and loved it though, just not for everyday sandwich bread.
We’re also a little lower tech, without a use of a microwave, our bread recipe calls for melted butter. They learned just what happens when you set a cup of butter in hot water. Science.
They also learned about yeast. More science.
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