Kids’ Cooking Classes!!

Hey friends!!

Wow, what amazing week!!! Thanks for inviting me to join you in your kitchens! You’ve given me a better start to 2022 than I ever could have imagined!

There has been such incredible interest in our zoom cooking classes that OF COURSE we will continue! We’ll cook together some weekends (maybe all weekends?? I’m not sure yet!) and some weeknights we can make dinner together. It will still be free, and we’ll still do it on zoom the way we have been, but we can’t keep doing it every day, since most students are back at school now, whether online or in real life. So we’re going to bake together on weekends (some of them? all of them? I’m not sure yet!) and I think we should make dinner together on some weeknights! Rather than relying on social media, you can sign up for a newsletter and I’ll send the recipes and zoom links out ahead of each class – you can join whenever you like! If you’re interested in hearing about upcoming classes (and getting the recipes!) sign up below!

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Coming Up Next: Two Cakes – Carrot Cake and Lemon Cake, with Cream Cheese Frosting
Sunday, January 30, 10:00 AM MT
Click here for a PDF of the recipe + the zoom link!

Here are the recipes and videos from past classes!

Kids’ Cooking Camp #1 – Biscuits and Sticky Cinnamon Biscuits!
Click here for a PDF of the recipes
Here’s the video!

Kids’ Cooking Camp #2 – Pie and Pastry
Click here for a PDF of the recipes
Here’s the recording of the 10AM class!
Here’s the recording of the 2PM class!

Kids’ Cooking Camp #3 – Dumplings and Ravioli
Click here for a PDF of the recipes!!
Here’s a recording of the afternoon class!

Kids’ Cooking Camp #4 — Cream Puffs or Gougères!
Click here for a PDF of the recipes!!
Here’s a recording of the morning class!
Here’s a recording of the afternoon class!

Kids’ Cooking Camp #5 – Croissant Camp!!
Here’s a PDF of the recipes!!
We accidentally stopped instead of pausing the recording of the class, so it’s divided into two videos:
Croissant Camp Part 1
Croissant Camp Part 2

Dutch Baby and Crepes!
Click here for a PDF of the recipes!
Here’s the video!

Bagels!
Click here for a PDF of the recipe!
Click here for a video of the class!
(Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash!)

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35 comments on “Kids’ Cooking Classes!!

  1. Erin
    January 4, 2022 at 11:34 am

    Thank you! This was amazing!!! Our boys loved making the recipes. ??

  2. Anonymous
    January 4, 2022 at 1:27 pm

    Hi Julie,
    Thanks so much for doing this for our kids! We missed today and would like to know how to find the recorded lesson.
    Thanks again,
    Bailey and Izzy

  3. Anonymous
    January 4, 2022 at 2:26 pm

    We would love the recorded link to make these treats as well since we missed the live session. Thanks for doing this!

  4. Michelle
    January 4, 2022 at 2:51 pm

    Thank you so much for doing this! My daughter managed, with a little help, to make both the sticky cinnamon buns and the biscuits and it was all delicious. Already looking forward to tomorrow for butter tarts, yum yum!!
    Your efforts to help the kids is so lovely, we appreciate you in Ontario 🙂

    • Michelle
      January 9, 2022 at 2:31 pm

      Thank you so much. My kiddos (and me) loved baking with you this week!

  5. David Lunn
    January 4, 2022 at 4:38 pm

    Hi Julie,
    I seldom miss your Tuesday CBC Eye Opener session with David.
    I’ve tried making hot pastry for Melton Mowbray Pies. I used 5” x 3” spring-form round pie pans with the removable bottoms. I’d be please if you have an tips.
    Here’s my current recipe.
    Hot water pastry
    4 cup flour (1/2 all-purpose flour 1/2 bread flour)
    3/4 cup lard (half lard and butter)
    1/2 salt
    190 ml water
    1 egg whisked for coating pastry
    Combine meat, crumbs, and spices by hand and let sit for 2 h.
    Melt lard in water. Add salt to flour.
    Add lard-water to flour and mix. Do not over-mix.
    Form a ball and knead to 1/2 inch thickness then roll to 3-4 mm thickness. Wrap the dough and refrigerate overnight.
    Cut 1/4 of the dough for the pie lid. Place the pan over the pastry to cut a circle plus 1/2 cm for the lid. Cut a hole in the lid into which the gelatine will be added.
    Use a 6-8” pan (spring-form) and drape the pastry with a rolling pin over the pan.
    Gently form the pastry to the edges of the pan. Try not to have any folds.
    Add the meat mixture loosely into the pastry. Over fill the pastry because the meat will shrink when cooking.
    Thanks so much Julie.
    Cheers,
    Dave.

  6. Gillian Lefebure
    January 4, 2022 at 8:05 pm

    You are a treasure! Thanks for all that you do. My daughter made us yummy biscuits and cinnamon buns this morning! Perfect for such a chilly day 🙂

  7. Carol S-B
    January 4, 2022 at 9:25 pm

    Just when I think we can’t love you more, you do something like this. Thank you, you awesome lady!

  8. Jill Stewart
    January 4, 2022 at 9:58 pm

    We can’t wait for tomorrow! Thanks for doing this!!

  9. Grace Choy
    January 5, 2022 at 5:18 am

    I don’t see Friday link for cream puffs. Thank you

  10. Georgia GJ
    January 5, 2022 at 1:17 pm

    Thank you so much for doing this, Julie! My kids had so much fun and our apple galette is (or I should say, was, lol) delicious.

  11. Amanda
    January 5, 2022 at 5:35 pm

    We should do pierogies – it’s Ukrainian Christmas tomorrow!!! Prob too late but dough and pinching techniques!!

  12. Jen S
    January 5, 2022 at 5:42 pm

    You are amazing Julie!!! Thank you so very much!!! You’ve made this long cold week a pure delight! It has been so fun watching my kids cook with you, and we totally stole your flour shaker idea!! Brilliant!! Can’t wait to see you again in my kitchen tomorrow!

  13. Sarah Louise Turner
    January 6, 2022 at 2:44 pm

    Julie,

    Thank you so much, we are still feasting on butter tarts and ravioli! You have made trying to work at home with the kids in a snowstorm better than bearable. Many thanks. Do you offer kid’s cooking classes regularly? I would love to sign my daughter up– she is learning so much and loving the community. Thank you for your generosity!

  14. Michelle
    January 6, 2022 at 3:40 pm

    My kids were inspired to make cinnamon buns today (Thursday) it was great to spend the time together. Thank you for doing this!

  15. Janine Mak
    January 6, 2022 at 4:28 pm

    Thank you so much Julie! We really enjoyed making the dumplings today and they tasted so good. I don’t know how you managed to answer all of the questions but it was so nice to be “interactive” and have our questions answered too. . We will definitely be referring back to the video to make more in the future. We thought they might be good for dinner but they were eaten as soon as they were made! Lol

  16. Anonymous
    January 6, 2022 at 4:43 pm

    Hi Julie!
    We really enjoyed the making of your dumplings! Is there some weekly cooking class you could make every weekend? that would be great!

  17. :D
    January 6, 2022 at 4:44 pm

    Hi Julie!
    We really enjoyed the making of your dumplings! Is there some weekly cooking class you could make every weekend? that would be great!

  18. Jennifer
    January 6, 2022 at 5:03 pm

    Thank you Julie. We split the biscuit dough in two and made half with cheese and half with chocolate chips. Yum!

  19. Courtney MacLellan
    January 6, 2022 at 7:42 pm

    Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!! This is amazing! You’re so generous and kind to give all this time to the kids during this crazy and uncertain time!

  20. Nerissa Keay
    January 7, 2022 at 9:55 am

    Pls send me live Zoom link for today July 7 class. Thx

  21. Bernadette Olsson
    January 7, 2022 at 1:56 pm

    A BIG thank you for the kids cooking camp this week – you have been a life saver with the kids off school and freezing temps in Edmonton it has been a great week with activates – the best part is we get to eat our hard work!

    All of your recipes were easy and they were sooooo tasty!

    BIG thank you from the Olsson Family.

  22. Alicia
    January 7, 2022 at 2:42 pm

    We were able to join in on Friday, and the kids had soooo much fun!! Thank you for sharing your talents and passion, for being so amazingly interactive with the kids, answering their questions and praising their efforts!!! Truly an amazing experience ?

  23. Nicole
    January 7, 2022 at 3:39 pm

    I bake with my kids, but we usually only make cookies or muffins together. I’d made versions of most of the cooking class recipes myself before, but I’m a bit of a perfectionist, and I wouldn’t have thought to include my 6- and 8-year old kids in my pie- and cream-puff-making yet. They weren’t able to do it all on their own, but they both succeeded with a bit of assistance. So thank you so much for the encouragement, and for this friendly activity to keep our children busy and happy. We still had A LOT of baking, chocolate, and treats leftover from Christmas, so we only made 1/2- or 1/4-recipes of your classes, but the small batches still all turned out. It was lovely baking in real-time with families across the world. And for free, no less! Thanks again!

  24. Grace
    January 7, 2022 at 4:25 pm

    Thank for you doing these sessions all week. It was the highlight daily for my child. Could you please post the video for the cream puff session? We missed the first 30 min. Thank you!

  25. LM
    January 7, 2022 at 7:13 pm

    Julie, Your enthusiasm and talent are infectious!! We have enjoyed your cooking classes all week and everything my daughter made has turned out amazing and so tasty. Your encouragement and interaction with the kids is great for their confidence in the kitchen. You have been so generous with your time to host these classes! Thank You ?

  26. Anonymous
    January 8, 2022 at 4:39 pm

    Thanks so much for doing this! I had a great time!

  27. Kristin
    January 8, 2022 at 5:16 pm

    This was brilliant. My daughter absolutely loved it. Hope there is an opportunity again in the future

  28. Shari
    January 9, 2022 at 10:28 am

    Thank you for so generously sharing your time and talents Julie! You brought joy and fun into a potentially challenging week. We are enjoying some chocolate croissants in amazement as we speak! Much love and gratitude <3

  29. Ginette Glover
    January 9, 2022 at 12:18 pm

    I just saw you on the National News, my son is so excited even for the recoded lessons. He’s so happy! Thank you!

  30. Patricia
    January 9, 2022 at 8:38 pm

    Hello
    I would like to learn on zoom.
    I would like to learn. Cooking on zoom

    Please email me
    I love to learn cooking again
    My name is Patricia
    My email address is. placroix416@gmail.com

  31. Gary Jones
    January 9, 2022 at 9:32 pm

    When are your next online cooking classes and how do I join?

  32. Kristina S
    January 13, 2022 at 10:47 am

    Thank you for doing these zoom sessions and letting us go back and do them when we miss them! These are amazing and the kids love it!! Thank you for your making these available without a cost too. It’s so appreciated and wonderfully kind of you!

  33. Hannah
    January 15, 2022 at 5:44 pm

    Thank you Julie so much, we made the dumplings and they turned out great!!!

  34. oliva
    January 25, 2022 at 7:22 pm

    you are really amazing. Thank you for sharing these tips to learn cooking.

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