Easy french toast

My love affair with cooking started when I brought home my first cookbook (ordered from the Scholastic books fair at school, naturally). Easy homemade cinnamon buns recipe It was the Better Homes & Gardens New Junior Cookbook! The image of a red checkered cover with two children on the front will forever be burned into my brain.

There were a few times I found myself talking to other people in college about this cookbook.

Making French toast at 8 years old was a major life skill to have.

Homemade cinnamon rolls recipe no yeast A skill my brothers had not yet figured out. Fluffy homemade cinnamon rolls recipe A skill that would serve me well in life, but most importantly throughout my childhood, when I had to barter/bribe my older brothers. Best fluffy cinnamon rolls recipe French toast, while we were watching Saturday cartoons, could get me out of washing my dad’s car sometimes. Easy cinnamon roll recipe without milk I imagine I easily weaseled my way out of clearing the dishes with a batch of French Toast. Homemade cinnamon rolls without milk We’re Italian. Cinnamon roll recipe without milk Food is our everything.

I have to say, that I had a few things preventing me from reaching my french toast potential as a youth. Light fluffy cinnamon rolls recipe We only ever had whole wheat bread in our house and margarine was the preferred spread of choice. Easy cinnamon bun recipe for kids French bread with and butter was reserved for when my parent’s had people over. Honey bun recipe from scratch And BOY DID WE INDULGE.

Now, our french toast is mostly made from sourdough bread (my husband’s favorite bread) and we use real butter.

One Friday night, with a little extra bourbon in my glass, I inadvertently found my first cookbook on for sale Etsy. Pillsbury cinnamon bun icing recipe It arrive last week!!!!!!!!!!!!

I posted a video of this on my Instagram stories and a few of you also cooked from this book too!

Cooper has been at home this week from school with a really bad case of poison oak. Honey bun cake recipe from scratch Our schedules have been thrown off and we’re busy doing a lot of catching up with school work.

I thought that it would be fun to throw a Shutterbean cooking lesson in the teaching plan while we’re at it.

(This is an old picture. World’s best cinnamon bun recipe I would never put a picture of him with poison oak online!)

Yesterday morning we made French Toast together and he said it was one of the best french toasts he’s ever had! It’s an Easy French Toast recipe. Honey bun glaze recipe Totally simple and uncomplicated. Cinnamon bun cream cheese frosting recipe We’re cinnamon lovers in my house so I add a little bit extra on top of the final result.

It’s a special thing to teach Cooper how to make one of his favorite breakfasts. Large cinnamon bun recipe The best part is that we live in the house I grew up in, so we get to be in the kitchen where I learned how to cook. Chocolate bun recipe uk We stand in the same exact spot where my mom taught me so many important life skills I use to this day (Thanks, Mom! I owe you!!)

My hope is that he remembers these moments of magic in the kitchen when he takes these skills with him into adulthood. Cinnamon bun cake mix recipes Maybe eating french toast on sourdough bread in his first college apartment will remind him of staying at home and spending quality time with his Mom, who did whatever it took to help him heal and feel better.

It’s mostly because I jumped right into teaching instead of shooting.

But I really liked how this came out so I might keep playing around with this.

At 8 years old, he did every part of this recipe except for the stove part.

Now he’s ready to surprise me with breakfast in bed the way I surprised my Mom when I was a kid!

Wait. Pillsbury cinnamon bun cake mix recipes I don’t want maple syrup anywhere near my bed. Easy cinnamon bun recipe Nevermind!

If you want to see more about how I work with Cooper in the kitchen, read my Kids in the Kitchen post!

recipe adapted from Better Homes & Gardens New Junior Cookbook

In a bowl, beat eggs with a fork until eggs are frothy. Best cinnamon bun recipe Add milk, vanilla, salt, and cinnamon and beat until well combined. Simple cinnamon bun recipe Pour mixture into a pie plate.

Dip one slice of bread into egg mixture, then turn it over to coat the other side. Cinnamon bun dough recipe Let sit for a few second and put bread into the skillet. Quick cinnamon bun recipe Cook until bottom is golden brown, about 2-3 minutes. Best cinnamon bun recipe in the world Flip and cook the other side for another 2-3 minutes. Cinnamon bun recipe from scratch Repeat until all the french toast is cooked.

Serve warm topped with maple syrup, butter, fresh fruit and a light sprinkling of powdered sugar.

It’s such a joy to see the relationship you have with Cooper. Sticky cinnamon bun recipe Thanks for sharing that with us.

The first real food I learned to cook was scrambled eggs. Homemade cinnamon bun recipe It was my specialty. Quick and easy cinnamon bun recipe My handicapped uncle came to stay with us for awhile and I made scrambled eggs for him one time. The best cinnamon bun recipe I may have been around 8 or 9. Cinnamon bun filling recipe Even into my adulthood, he would bring up the fact that I made scrambled eggs for him. Cinnamon bun rolls recipe It’s one of my fondest memories/stories.

“Maybe eating french toast on sourdough bread in his first college apartment will remind him of staying at home and spending quality time with his Mom, who did whatever it took to help him heal and feel better.”

And I’m crying. Cinnabon cinnamon bun recipe I am also 6 months pregnant so that doesn’t help. Quick easy cinnamon bun recipe But, this! This is what I hope to create with my children, life skills but also memories of our time spent together learning and creating.

French toast was also one of my first specialties! I didn’t have that book, but this book: https://www.amazon.com/Clueless-Kitchen-Cookbook-Teens/dp/1554078245/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1488504459&sr=8-1&keywords=Clueless+in+the+Kitchen%3A+A+Cookbook+for+Teens which had a similar recipe. Fluffy cinnamon bun recipe It’s so great to hear him getting excited about cooking and food! Such a great momma!

I am totally making this today! I love when you post cooking with cooper, I bake often with my 3 year old and while it can be a bit stressful (the mess! Oh god the mess!) I know I am making memories. Cinnamon bun recipe cinnabon Frenchtoast was the first thing I ever made by myself, thanks for the trip down memory lane.

That looks like a blast! I have fond memories of helping my mom with carrot cake and lasagna. Healthy cinnamon bun recipe Those are her signature items and it was exciting whenever she brought the ingredients out for those.

I have some fond memories of cooking on my own. Soft cinnamon bun recipe When I was 7 or so, I brought a no cook cookbook home from the library when my grandmother was watching us after school and made me and my younger sisters eggnog. Cinnamon bun cake recipe They were probably 2 and 4 and thankfully I didn’t get anyone sick!

The first thing I made by myself was eggs at a friend’s house. Moist cinnamon bun recipe I was probably too young, but she talked me through turning on the gas stove (gasp), since ya know, she was too scared to do it. Recipe for cinnamon bun icing After that though, I felt like I could make anything

My husband made our 3yo one of those learning towers when he was about 2 and it has been great cooking with him. Cinnamon bun icing recipe I got a set of nylon knives and let him practice with one of those. Big cinnamon bun recipe Sometimes it is a mess, other times he will start freaking out of the batter, but in general it is a great time. Cinnamon bun recipe uk He will eat or at least try almost anything he helps with. Cinnamon bun recipe with yeast I even find letting him help serve himself works wonders.

Tracy, I know you mentioned your affection for old cookbooks before. Cinnamon bun frosting recipe Are you familiar with Persephone Books? They republish forgotten books and they bind them in a way I know you will find beautiful. Cinnamon bun glaze recipe They have a section called “Cookery Books” and there is one called Kitchen Essays. Best cinnamon bun recipe ever Possibly a 1920’s version of you…


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