Dye Your Eggs with Onion Skin

Dye Your Eggs with Onion Skin

It’s spring break, the sun is shining, and the Good Humor man is probably grinding down the street in your neighborhood, pumping repetitive tunes and reeling in small-footed crowds like the pied piper of the greater Metropolitan. With Easter right around the...
But First, We Wash our Hands.

But First, We Wash our Hands.

“What is the first thing we do in cooking class?” I ask my students. Often I am met with blank stares. It’s sort of a trick question–the first thing we do in cooking isn’t a cooking thing at all. We wash our hands. N0t only because kids...

Undercover Vegetables

  My students often will ask, “Can we bake something? Pleeease??” Because to them baking means tasty treats. This week, I acceded, but with a caveat–the recipe had to be somewhat healthy. I also have a student with an egg allergy, so it had to...
Work Hard, Play with Your Food.

Work Hard, Play with Your Food.

We often hear children being instructed not to play with their food. This is to encourage eating, rather than moving components around on a plate and to instill them with presentable table manners. While we do not encourage playing with your food in lieu of tasting it...
Fedex Small Business Grant

Fedex Small Business Grant

Do good today! Allergic To Salad is in the running for a FedEx small business grant. Grand Prize is $25k (hiring a program officer) plus $7,500 in copies (cookbooks for students!). Why vote? We already provide training in cooking skills, ingredient identification, and...

Carrot Ribbon Salad

While an hour-long cooking class can feel prohibitively short when working with older kids and teens, it sometimes drags on with preschoolers. If the recipe is too involved, then there’s downtime that can distract little ones with no hope of bringing them all back to...
Recipe Rescue Cook Off!

Recipe Rescue Cook Off!

On Saturday March 5th, the Recipe Rescue Cook Off took place at the Institute of Culinary Education in Battery Park. More than 75 kids submitted applications, and five students were selected from each division to participate in the competition. One of those selected...

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