On 4/5/2010 9:51 AM, Virginia Tadrzynski wrote:
> Youngest daughter, 14, watching me prep for carrot cake. In order to get
> her out from under foot, I give her the grater and the carrots telling her I
> needed 3 cups. She looks up and says 'what goes into carrot cake beside
> carrots and the cake?' I almost die laughing until I realize she is
> serious!!!!!! Really? I have, I really have, tried to teach my kids to
> cook....Eldest son is a trained chef, youngest son, who is still in high
> school isn't afraid to try to cook anything with wonderful results......My
> girls, FEH! The eldest daughter is the one who asked if an hour was long
> enough for eggs to boil when I didn't know she was boiling eggs....she could
> have sold those suckers at a handball court.....now this from the baby. I
> think I need stiff drink after this....
Sometimes the kids get it, sometimes they don't. Just keep trying, it
may take a while though.