Get Your Kids in the Kitchen with Pizza!

kids and pizza

Kids Love Pizza…how about 2 full days of pizza inspired recipes?  There are only a few spots left in this amazing class.  Your student will learn lots of food science as we work with yeast to make fresh dough and on the second day, students will bring home ingredients to make a pizza for the family!!  Register TODAY by email to lorie@atasteofparis.net or call 214 551 9630

Can’t make it to this class?  Scroll down for one of my students all time favorite pizza ish recipes!  XoXo Lorie

Pizza Workshop June 28th and 29th 11:00-2:00 Ages 9-14

 Kids will have a blast in this fun and educational class that explores the world of pizza.  All recipes will be made from scratch with fresh ingredients. On the second day, your child will bring home a Pizza Kit including dough and sauce made by them and toppings to create dinner for the family, perfect for that night or pop in the freezer for a later date. Kids will learn real time cooking skills, including sautéing, simmering, roasting and baking.  Kids will be heavily supervised as they learn to use kitchen equipment including cook top, oven, electric mixer, blender and knife skills. Important life lessons will be taught such as cleanliness, nutrition and selection of produce. Let your kids learn to cook with ME! Class Fee $118.00. Register early, class size is limited.

Day 1 Pizza Workshop The fun will start with a Breakfast Pizza packed with eggs, bacon and cheese.  Next up we will take our favorite Pizza ingredients and construct tasty Pizza Muffins, perfect for on the go snacks.  We will borrow flavors from Mexico to create a beautiful Mexican Pizza packed with fresh produce.  Chicken Alfredo Florentine Pizza is sure to be a huge hit and for a tasty treat beautiful Apple and Cinnamon Pizza.  Kids will make darling Pizza Cookies, so realistic as a take home treat.

Day 2 We will start the fun in the kitchen with a gorgeous colorful Fruit Pizza, loved by all.  Our taste buds will sing for Barbeque Chicken Pizza Ring. Vegetarian Eggplant Pizza Rounds are amazing and so cute.  We will deconstruct a classic, the cheeseburger for Cheeseburger Pizza that kids will devour.  For a sweet treat, kids will make gooey Chocolate Banana Marshmallow Pizza.  Children will have a blast preparing their own crust, sauce and toppings for a Take Home Pizza Kit.  The Pizza Kit can be made that night for dinner or frozen to prepare at a later date.  Imagine your child making a fresh homemade pizza for the family dinner!

 

breadsticks

Cheese Stuffed Bread Sticks with Marina

1 package bread sticks

4 cheese sticks cut in half lengthwise

Garlic salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Open bread stick package and using a knife make a slit down each side.  Press halved cheese sticks into slit and press the dough closed with finger.  Sprinkle breadsticks with garlic salt. Cook for 8-10 minutes or until beginning to brown.  Serve with Marinara Sauce.

Fresh Marinara Sauce

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 medium onion chopped

2 cloves garlic pressed

2 28 ounce cans of crushed or diced tomatoes or 4 cups fresh tomatoes diced

½ cup fresh basil cut in a chiffonade

½ teaspoon oregano

¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper

Salt and pepper to taste

Heat olive oil in a large chef’s pan over medium heat, add onions and cook until they begin to get clear 7-8 minutes.  Next add garlic, cook for one minute more then add remaining ingredients.  Heat until mixture is simmering.  Simmer uncovered 12-20 minutes until the liquid is reduced and you have a thick sauce.  Serve with Cheese Stuffed Bread Sticks, over whole wheat pasta, grilled fish or chicken.

 

 

 

About Lorie Fangio

I am a lifestyle advisor with a passion for connecting families Around the Table for mealtime. We are becoming a society that doesn’t even speak to each other, texting and internet relationships are the norm and it is impacting our culture. I believe the human connection as we know it, is in danger. Finding time to spend together as a family unit can be difficult especially with dual family careers and children that are often hyper scheduled. My mission is to inspire families, with a no nonsense approach to real food. Gathering Around the Table is key to the foundation of familial relationships. Sitting down to a meal is much more than breaking bread, it is a bonding ritual for families that actually protects our kids from all the dangerous stuff in the world. With tips and techniques we can all get our families Around the Table!
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