Monday, January 7, 2013

My Kindergarten Recipe

When we were at my parents' house over Thanksgiving they gave each of us kids a folder of old papers from our school days.  Nothing too exciting or worth noting except for one item that made me laugh out loud.  My kindergarten teacher put together a class cookbook for us to give our mothers on Mother's Day.  Who wrote the recipes?  The wise 5- and 6-year-olds in her class.

We each chose something we liked to eat, drew a picture of it and told her how to make it.  She wrote the instructions down verbatim.  Here are some of my favorites.  You know, in case you'd like to try them.

I clearly need to use "stick it" more often in my recipe instructions.

My recipe contribution?  Well, I wasn't too far off when it came to the method, but maybe someone needed to explain to me what cookies actually look like.

I promise I've learned a few things since then.  And, lucky for you, I don't include hand-drawn pictures with my recipes anymore.
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  1. "Bake them until the buzzer goes off" Hahaha! What a fun idea for the teacher to do. I wonder what my kids would say... maybe I'll have them do this just for fun.

  2. What wonderful penmanship for a kindergartner!

  3. So cute and sweet, thank you for sharing, Robin in SoCal

  4. Thank You for sharing this, it had me laughing so hard!!

  5. Isn't it nice to see things like that again? My mother brought over a stack of Mother's day cards that I had given her when I was in
    grade school, the homemade ones where we all did them together in class. Makes you feel good that they were special enough to save.

    Annabel Lee

  6. So so cute ,love the cover picture ,wait til the kids see these when they are grown

  7. this is so dear. Thanks for sharing it! I've written down recipes verbatim from my children, too. I love getting into their minds.

  8. I love this! Thanks for sharing. Brightened my day!



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