Cook with your Kids Bloggers Competition (Win a Range Cooker worth £995)

I love cooking with my kids and  I think it is rather fabulous way of spending some time together.

I am absolutely delighted to have been asked to be one of three judges to judge  this rather splendid bloggers cooking with kids competition.  The prize is this pretty amazing  range oven …..

All you need to do is simply – cook with your kids! Choose a dish to cook, the more fun and messier the better, and get creative with it,  then blog about it and include some photos. Do take a look at  Rangecookers competition page for the full details.

Here is a post by me as an example of the kind of blog post we are looking for…

Lisi’s Famous Choc Chip Cookies

Me and Lisi love to cook together. She is 5 and I am 41 and yet our skill levels are about the same. I know what I like to eat and what looks good but my baking is somewhat hit and miss. I am a bit slapdash with measurements and don’t always have all the ingredients in the house to make the food she wants to make . But we go for it anyway. Her enthusiasm and love of cooking makes it all worth while .

Here she is making her famous chocolate chip cookies (well the neighbours and her great granny love them) Annalise likes to do it pretty much all by herself  so I help with measuring and she pretty much does the rest. Her absolutely favourite part is licking the spoon clean!

You will need:

  • 75 g soft brown sugar
  • a large egg
  • 75 g soft butter
  • 100 g chocolate chips
  • 150 g self raising flour
  • few drops of vanilla essence

Method:

1. Cream butter and sugar then beat in the egg.  Add a few drops of vanilla essence too.
3. Stir in flour and chocolate chip chunks keep stirring till it makes a dough.
4. Place balls  of dough (slightly flattened) on greased baking tray.
5. Bake at 180 for 10 minutes or until golden brown
This cooking session resulted in lots of mess on the floor and in her (refused to tie it up) hair but no one is bothered. The cookies as usual turn out lovely. But I’ don’t really care.

It’s the fact she’s turned out SO LOVELY  that I most care about. Straight away she wants to take one to our elderly neighbour who delights in her frequent baking., She wants to put one to one side for daddy and take some to her playdate as a gift. I am so proud of her sharing ways. I am proud to of the fierce independence she shows, her desire to learn new things, her persistence and how wonderful she is to spend time with. I love her so much.

Cooking with your kids is fab.

I am so looking forward to reading about your cooking sessions.Good luck to you if you enter the Rangecookers competition

 

 

Disclosure: I receive compensationfor judging this competition.

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  1. February 22, 2013 / 11:29 am

    fantastic competition, I could so do with winning that cooker! Me and my girls will get our thinking caps on then dig out our aprons 🙂
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  2. February 25, 2013 / 9:46 pm

    Those cookies look AMAZING! Any left? Great competition btw! 🙂
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  3. S Edwards
    March 4, 2013 / 10:48 am

    We will have a go at cooking some cookies now 🙂

  4. iain maciver
    March 4, 2013 / 10:49 am

    most def need a cooker what a brill giveaway

  5. Graham Ross
    March 4, 2013 / 5:36 pm

    Fantastic competition,please enter me for this fantastic prize

  6. JOHN WILLIAMSON
    March 4, 2013 / 6:50 pm

    Four year old Grandson came down stairs at 3am in the morning where I found him with a bowl of eggs and flower.
    He said that he was making some buns.

  7. Kevin Eley
    March 4, 2013 / 7:26 pm

    Brilliant Competition

  8. Saska Brenard
    March 4, 2013 / 8:09 pm

    I really need to cook for my kids. They and I like a meat and potatos meal with a starter and dessert.

  9. Jo Godfray
    March 4, 2013 / 8:42 pm

    Fab comp. My children & I would love to win!!

  10. Simon Oakley
    March 4, 2013 / 9:06 pm

    this looks fanatastic any excuse to cook and this is a big one

  11. Miss Tracy Hanson
    March 5, 2013 / 7:23 pm

    Not quite old enough to cook with yet. But she knows where the washer is (and put her great-grandad’s hanky – it was clean however – in the washer – must have seen me do it so many times) so I imagine cooking will be the next step. Although just bought her a pretend cooker (the pan sizzles) for her birthday. 🙂 😀 x

  12. Gail
    March 5, 2013 / 8:57 pm

    Cookies look good enough to eat, amazing prize would love to try the cookie recipe using it.

  13. ashley gourlay
    March 6, 2013 / 2:17 pm

    ohhh will be using your recipe just now we are off to do some baking 🙂 xx

  14. angel jay
    March 6, 2013 / 9:16 pm

    Great Competition

  15. elaine robinson
    March 6, 2013 / 9:19 pm

    I love baking with my two daughters, a new cooker would be the icing on the cake.

  16. Julieanne Reilly
    March 6, 2013 / 9:43 pm

    My son loves cooking and we experiment with different herbs from the garden on our food we cook. We also juice quite a lot and this is great because it makes them stop and really taste the flavours we have mixed. Would love to win the cooker! X

  17. Elisa McCombe
    March 7, 2013 / 10:39 am

    I love making cakes with my daughter and then letting her decorate them in any way she wants, they always turn out interesting! Would love to have a range cooker to make them in x

  18. Linda
    March 7, 2013 / 11:12 am

    I love Chocolate Chip Cookies, even better when they are made for you!
    Excellent idea getting children involved in the cooking, will help them in the future.

  19. Linda Gerrard
    March 7, 2013 / 1:36 pm

    The sight of those cookies make me feel soooo hungry!

  20. Nicola Holland
    March 8, 2013 / 8:01 am

    My young son loves helping to cook – especially chopping up the vegetables and we call it rustic meals as they are all different shapes and sizes when he has finished, but we can’t fault his enthusiasm 🙂

  21. Pauline Aislabie
    March 8, 2013 / 9:56 am

    They look delicious

  22. mike
    March 8, 2013 / 11:12 am

    fantastic prize will make cooking all the more fun for someone

  23. Carol Clifton
    March 8, 2013 / 9:11 pm

    Always brings a smile to my face, baking with the kids covered with flour, having the time of my life, Great Prize thanks, good luck all x

  24. Dawn McKay
    March 8, 2013 / 10:30 pm

    Amazing prize. Love to win it!

  25. matthew colburn
    March 9, 2013 / 10:00 am

    My kids love cooking and baking, decorating the cup cakes is their favourite, fantastic prize 🙂

  26. JAMES WRIGHT
    March 9, 2013 / 3:36 pm

    nice prize ty for the chance

  27. jenny reynolds
    March 9, 2013 / 6:24 pm

    yes love cooking especially cakes and pastry. but my oven lets me down its very old

  28. Heather
    March 9, 2013 / 6:49 pm

    Would love to do the cooking with my nieces and nephews

  29. Wendy Guy
    March 9, 2013 / 8:33 pm

    Cooking is everything. It pleases others, relaxes those who eat and cook, relieves stress for everyone and what’s more the food tastes truly delicious.

  30. Angela Williams
    March 9, 2013 / 8:36 pm

    Love cooking with my daughter, but need a reliable cooker.

  31. Angela Morgan
    March 9, 2013 / 8:44 pm

    fab prize and just what is needed

  32. Myriam Clark
    March 9, 2013 / 9:38 pm

    I need a cooker like this to bake some yummy cookies like yours !

  33. Susan Hoggett
    March 9, 2013 / 10:10 pm

    CHOC CHIP YUMMY

  34. shirley evans
    March 9, 2013 / 11:00 pm

    Love to win this range.Kids baking is so much fun

  35. Siobhan Rowe
    March 9, 2013 / 11:05 pm

    Love cooking with the children even if it looks like a bomb has hit the kitchen. Great fun.

  36. ayesha qasim
    March 9, 2013 / 11:29 pm

    lovely gift

  37. zoe corbin
    March 10, 2013 / 2:07 am

    LOOKS YUMMY. X

  38. Paula Lane
    March 10, 2013 / 2:41 am

    Fab way to cook with your children.

  39. c goldfinch
    March 10, 2013 / 9:00 am

    Great big windows great to see the magic of baking cakes rise

  40. samantha schofield
    March 10, 2013 / 11:04 am

    i always have loved cooking baking anything and it is something i have learnt my kids to enjoy and get involved with it would be a great prize to win as my cooker is old and the handle on the door is off so quite dangerous would love to win

  41. Matt Brasier
    March 10, 2013 / 11:48 am

    They look delicious! What a brilliant competition.

  42. antonia richardson
    March 10, 2013 / 12:55 pm

    my 11 year old son has a love for cooking now thanks to his new school

  43. Joanne Pooley
    March 10, 2013 / 4:17 pm

    Nothing more pleasing than cooking with the kids my seals gone on my oven so we make cakes now but take forever to bake and rise properly Thanks for a great comp

  44. andrea lloyd
    March 10, 2013 / 6:44 pm

    wonderful prize ideal to cook with the children

  45. Elizabeth Turvey
    March 10, 2013 / 6:45 pm

    I don’t like cooking, but perhaps a good oven would make a difference!

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