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  1. Simply Desserts!


    November 3, 2016 by Polarn O. Pyret

    We are having a party at Polarn O. Pyret to celebrate turning 40 years old! To help celebrate, we want to share three simple and fun sweets that are perfect for parties. Get your children involved and make party planning a ton of fun! Crispy gunk with Glow Worms What You’ll Need: Chocolate Pudding Milk One package of Oreos Gummy worms Do This: Begin by following the instructions on the back of the chocolate pudding box. Leave the pudding in the refrigerator while you make the “soil”. Hint: mix whipped cream into the chocolate pudding to make the soil a lighter color. Crush the Oreos in a food processor or with a rolling pin. Layer the chocolate pudding and the crushed cookies in a serving …
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  2. Swedish Pancakes for St. Patrick’s Day


    March 13, 2016 by Polarn O. Pyret

    INGREDIENTS 3 eggs 1 cup flower 1 tbs white sugar 1 butter stick (softened) 1 1/2 cup milk (half/half, cashew milk and almond creamer works great as well! Just add the flour slow for perfect batter) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (opt out of the vanilla if you have used a flavored milk)   DIRECTIONS 1.Melt half the butter stick in a pan and set aside in a bowl. 2.Crack the eggs in another bowl, add the milk and whisk until combined. (food processor or blender works as well!) 3.Add sugar, salt, vanilla and stir around. 4.Slowly add the flour while whisking and keep whisking until smooth. (The batter should be a bit more runny than american pancake batter) *If you do not …
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  3. Swedish Chocolate Hearts!


    February 13, 2016 by Polarn O. Pyret

    These Swedish Chocolate Balls (or hearts!), also known as ‘Chokladbollar’ in Swedish, are a fav among our office and friends and are super easy to make! Have fun with the kids and make them into any shape for any occasion! Delish! Swedish Chocolate Hearts One stick unsalted butter (softened) 2 1/2 cups rolled oats 3/4 cups sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract or 1 tbsp vanilla sugar 1 1/2 tbsp espresso (cold) 3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa Garnish: Coconut flakes or sprinkles Mix all the ingredients together with your hands or in food processor until well combined. Adjust consistency with coffee or oats (it should be a bit sticky but firm). Roll them in to 20 – 25 balls or cut them into heart shapes and garnish. …
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  4. One Hungry Mama Makes a Pie


    November 23, 2013 by PO.P Press

    By Stacie Billis, One Hungry Mama Baking with kids is a holiday tradition for many families—but, sometimes, the reality isn’t as much fun as the idea of it. The mess and stress of baking with kids can take away the fun, so being prepared is a must. Depending on your child’s age, prepping just a few things ahead of time can make all the difference and bring joy back to a family tradition. One of my favorite things to make ahead is pie dough. When it’s time to get in the kitchen to make Thanksgiving pies with my kids, I pull out one or two rounds for “serious” pie making, and another one that my littlest can play with. My older son and I get …
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  5. Snack: Granola RoundUp


    June 5, 2013 by PO.P Press

    granolabitsWe are forever prepared with snacks when we head out for a trek, a bike ride, or other outdoor adventure. In order to be mother and kid approved our treats must not only be healthy but also super tasty and easily portable. Our usual is some version of gorp–nuts, dried fruits, a chocolate chip or two. We all love this, but it has gotten a bit boring. For some new inspiration I looked to a beloved vintage kids cookbook and revamped a recipe for “Granola RoundUps.”

  6. Mother’s Day Breakfast


    May 11, 2013 by PO.P Press

    20120427__120505 erickson egg dishServe a tasty brunch surprise for Mom on Mother’s Day. It’s an easy overnight egg dish unlike anything you’ve probably ever tasted. Fresh apples and apple-chicken sausage are the ingredients that give it extra zip.

    Whether you set up a pretty breakfast-in-bed tray or make place settings for the whole family at your kitchen table, Mom will be thrilled with the celebration that focuses on her. Let the kids prepare this brunch entree with another adult the night before. There is cheese to shred, bread to cube and lots of eggs to crack – perfect jobs for junior chefs. You also might want to prep some fruit and berries as a side to the egg dish.