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ideas for teaching teens to cook

Chowpatty | Mar 9, 2007 04:01 PM

My 12 and 15 year olds don't like making much by themselves other than quesadillas, boxed mac 'n cheese and Tollhouse cookies. I've decided they no longer have a choice in the matter and will learn to cook no matter what. To complicate things, they're not very adventurous eaters (although my son once enjoyed making California rolls from scratch).
So far I've had them try roast chicken with rice and carrots and spaghetti and meatballs with garlic bread and broccoli. I'm thinking of steak and mashed potatoes for this weekend since the older one is a big carnivore. Any other ideas for very simple menus that your kids might have liked cooking?

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