Kidstir is a really fun kids’ monthly cooking subscription box. You get a themed cooking kit sent to your door every month. Every box includes 3 recipes and accessories for each – 2 kid-sized tools and a special extra. Your first box comes with a great recipe binder to store all the recipes in so you can revisit your favorites. My youngest is my kitchen helper and he is loving getting all these kid-size tools to use!
The theme for April is Amazing Appetizers! I love appetizers and we can make a whole meal of them some nights so I’m excited for this month. We normally get an info card with a note and a shopping list but we did not have one this month. I’m not sure if they aren’t doing that anymore or we just missed out but it’s ok and all the recipes were here so it all works out.
Everything in our April KidStir box.
First up was Tiny Toast and it looks delicious. We love bread and all things bread like so being able to top it with different items is really fun. I’m not sure we will use the given ideas of salmon, marmalade, or caprese but I could see us doing some of the other suggestions like hummus or tapenade. These would be great for any get-together and for a fun night in.
The extra for this recipe is a pastry brush! This is great to put the butter on the bread or as it suggests any number of rubs on things. We have one of these but you can never have too many and mine isn’t this small and cute. This will let my son help me when we are cooking.
Next up are Cauliflower Crunchies. I think these look delicious and my friends and I will enjoy them but not sure I’ll be getting my boys to eat them. Of all the vegetables they really just don’t like cauliflower. I like that they included it as a recipe though since cauliflower rice and cauliflower mashed potatoes are all the rage right now so lots of people are looking for other recipes. The extra with this one are sticker letters that you can use with toothpicks to make fun party picks.
The final recipe is for pizza friends and really what kid doesn’t like pizza? This recipe shows you how to make the dough and then roll it out and add the toppings before cooking. They made cute faces but you can add any toppings you want. The spoon will be great for mixing the dough but I have to laugh since I always think of wooden spoons as kool-aid mixers. My mom used to always use a wooden spoon when she made us kool-aid and that is what they remind me of. I love getting memories of the past.
KidStir sent another deliciously fun box. My boys love when we are doing appetizers for dinner and this gives us some ideas to work from and come up with yummy dishes we will all eat. The utensils this month are fun and bring back my childhood which I hope my boys will have when they go to cook with their kids in the future. I hope they will remember the times we spent in the kitchen together cooking up a storm.
Have you cooked with KidStir? What is your favorite appetizer?