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Kids a Cookin'

Sandra Procter
Ph.D., R.D., L.D.
Assistant Professor
Extension Specialist
Coordinator, EFNEP/FNP

Extension Human Nutrition
Department of Human Nutrition
204 Justin Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-1678 fax

Kids a Cookin'

Our Purpose:

"To share the fun and skills of cooking with children, and those who guide them."

About Us:

Want a great way to spend time with your kids? Tired of macaroni and cheese with hot dogs being the only secret recipe you have? Dust off your countertops, tie on your apron and introduce your “Small Fry” to the educational and fun world of cooking. Even if they have only mastered Kool-Aid®, you and your kids can expand your cooking skills with the help of these kitchen-tested and approved recipes.

Follow Host (and Mom) Karen Arnold, as she leads school-age children step-by-step in preparing nutritious, delicious, but most of all, fun recipes. Each week, pint-sized chefs will help prepare a different recipe that can easily be made in your own home. These recipes are not only simple to prepare and affordable, but are an excellent way to share the joys of cooking with your kids. 

Preparing quality food together also can provide quality time with your kids. Remember, the recipe for cooking success is simple … Just you and your kids.

Kids a Cookin' is produced for K-State Research and Extension's Family Nutrition Program (FNP) by the Department of Communications and the Kansas Regents Educational Communications Center (ECC). Available in English and Spanish.