Kid-friendly food used to mean homemade vegetable soup and cake—these days parents have fast food and vending machines to compete with. It can be tough to get kids to eat a balanced diet; our kid-friendly recipes make it easy.
Mashed Potatoes with Mascarpone
Serve these outrageously rich mashed potatoes to guests or on holidays.
Homey, comforting Indian pudding is great for dessert — and leftovers are terrific for breakfast!
Corn Pudding from Holly Hill Inn
This sweet cream corn recipe is from the Holly Hill Inn in Midway, Ky.
Baja Fish Tacos
Hot beer-batter fried fish is cooled by crisp cabbage and a creamy cilantro-spiked sauce.
Danish Wedding Cookies
Cookies similar to this recipe once were given as good luck symbols to couples celebrating their nuptials. The marriage of the walnuts and sugars represented “bumps in the road” and the “sweetness that coats a happy marriage.”
Easy Carrot Cake
This simple carrot cake is bursting with complex flavors of sweet, spice and a truly delectable cream cheese frosting.
Egg Nog Custard
With a rich custard a little goes a long way and a little brandy or rum on the side can enhance the enjoyment.
Pumpkin Ribbon Bread
Pumpkin bread is a hearty snack or fall dessert made even better with the addition of pecans and cream cheese.
A handwritten recipe discovered tucked into an antique cookbook led to the creation of this delightful adaptation of an Old-World favorite.