Kitchens are for family
Kitchens are wonderful places. It’s where we cook, bake, eat, play games, have conversations, laugh, and make memories. It’s a place where we can use our five senses of taste, smell, touch, hearing, and sight. Our senses get filled up. And if one sense is lost, another fills the gap.
Kitchens are for making memories
Memories are big in the kitchen. Aromas can take us to another place and time. Rekindled recipes can remind us of someone and sometimes comfort us. Whose kitchen do you remember?
Many activities can take place in the kitchen
Here are some helpful tips, information, recipes, and activities to share with your older family member or friend.
When I was a young girl Church Window Cookies was part of the tradition of Christmas baking at my house ...Read More
Canning can be a fun family activity, whether I do it with my mother or my husband (my husband enjoys canning with ...Read More
Here's a recipe for cabbage pockets... that an older family member might enjoy helping with. It's measurements are a little ...Read More
Simply being in the kitchen is a sensory experience. The smells, the sights, the sounds, the texture of food, and ...Read More
Apples, Apples, Apples! Celebrate apples during National Apple Month (October) or any time of the year, by making favorite and new ...Read More
For Those Who Enjoy Making Pies Here is a recipe to make with an older family member or friend who ...Read More
Here is a quick and easy three ingredient dessert to make for the 4th of July or anytime of the ...Read More
Miniature tarts are simple and fun to make. This is a great activity to do with an older person who ...Read More
Finger foods are sometimes easier to manage for some older persons than a big meal. Larger portioned plates can sometimes ...Read More
Baker's dozen 8 ounces = ________. Add this to milk to make a substitution for buttermilk. Add this to fruit to keep it ...Read More
Many memories are made in the kitchen. This is the place where family and friends gather not only to eat, but ...Read More