Cooking in Late Summer and Early Fall

Cooking in Late Summer and Early Fall

Summer goes so quickly. I’m very fortunate to work in a school where we have a nice, long period of time to relax and enjoy summer. Now, as I’m about to go back to the kitchen and start banging those pots and pans, I’m thinking, “Wow, that sure went fast!”. However,...
A-Maize-ing Corn!

A-Maize-ing Corn!

Welcome to A Spoonful for Kids – this month we’re talking all about corn, or maize. Whether you eat it right off the cob or prefer to explore a cornfield maze, this plant has exciting things happening this time of year! Click here to find a printable...
Launching Spoons Food Explorers!

Launching Spoons Food Explorers!

Spoons Across America is excited to announce a new program for the 2017-2018 school year! Launching in participating schools, Spoons Food Explorers is a program for first grade children that begins the exciting journey through all five years of Spoons Across America’s...
Campfire Cooking and Eating Together

Campfire Cooking and Eating Together

It’s back to school today for my family – my husband is off to welcome his teachers at the school where he’s an Assistant Principal, Ruby’s off to 2nd Grade, and I’m spending the day scheduling schools who will be participating in Spoons Across America’s 1st...
Reflections on Starting the School Year

Reflections on Starting the School Year

During my many years as a student, from elementary school all the way through college, the end of summer always marked a period of transition and new beginnings. It meant that after a long summer of sleep-away camp, vacation, or work, I would soon be sitting in a...