Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Using Sweets and Science to Interest Boys in Cooking
Deserts can also be a good attraction to getting boys interested in cooking: I remember as a kid myself. I don't know how it happened, I wouldn't be surprised if my parents calculated to figure out what would tempt me. My mom made great chocolate mouse when we had special guests. I loved it. At some point I learned how to cook it.
Also if they are interested in science, like I am, cooking actually has very interesting chemistry going on. Which I never knew as a kid. Showing them this can be fun. I would have taken to cooking more if this was thrown in, I think:
Response to: How To Get Your Boy Interested in Cooking
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