When they're home alone, they don't need to resort to a Pot Noodle. These tasty meals are super easy to whip up
Toast has its place in life. But neither man nor woman can live on bread products for alone. Get your kids in the kitchen and teach them how to make these dishes. Easy, tasty and on budget. Come on, get your cook on.
Ah, the infinite variety of pasta bakes makes this a great recipe for teens finding their feet in the kitchen … and it’s also a great alternative if you’re all sick of pesto pasta (as nice as it is).
Teach the kids this comfort food staple with creamy Greek yogurt tang as the weather gets cold; it’s far more heart-warming than a tedious conversation about getting loft insulation, believe me.
Move over, Colonel. This is the crumbed chicken of choice these days – chicken thighs and drumsticks dipped in buttermilk then cornflakes. Quick and easy, serve them with buttered-up, foil-baked sweetcorn and this recipe is the equivalent of a winning touch down.
This takes the traditional spag bol to a newer, tastier level. Add some coffee to the rich tomato sauce and your teens will be the toast of the town – and your kitchen.
Sausages: things of utter beauty and not just for that lazy Sunday brunch either. Swap the standard banger for some spicy chorizo, smoky paprika and oozing melting cheese. Once you’ve put in the donkey work and taught them how to make it, you’ll be able to put your feet up and order this dish from the sofa.
You can’t get through life without being able to make a curry. Fact. And as this one uses a ready made Thai red curry paste, it’s a great place for teens to start. If you’re worried about them screwing up the rice (or let’s face it, not too confident about making it yourself) read this first … or buy microwaveable bags. Either works.
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