Kitchen

cooking in kitchen with kids

Start teaching your kids to cook early and slow with safe, confidence-boosting challenges before progressing to more complicated or hazardous undertakings. You know your child best; use your comfort level and their confidence and ability levels as guides.

Elizabeth Lepage with her two children

Elizabeth Lepage (née O’Connor) grew up in Minnetonka, where she credits her mother, Kathleen O’Connor, with having a natural ability to create and maintain beautiful gardens. “She taught me a lot about how to care for different plants an

plated square apple pie

Pie–she’s often the underappreciated sister in the dessert family. Cake gets all the glory—candlelit entrances at birthdays and tiered seating at weddings, and all eyes are on her first slice at a host of gender reveal parties.

By now, even the most fervent cooks have grown a bit weary as the holidays and heavy-food season begin to fade into the distance.

A kitchen drawer full of untensils.

Top three kitchen contraptions that won’t needlessly clutter up your kitchen.

An example of elevated plating from MasterChef Junior's Ariana Feygin.

Ariana Feygin shares tips for plating like a Masterchef.

A grandmother helps her granddaughter roll some dough.

MasterChef Junior's Ariana Feygin shares some kitchen wisdom from one of her mentors, her grandmother.

Ted Hallson creates in-home dining experiences for every kind of local client. He shares a few of the party lessons—and a favorite recipe—he’s learned since.

A child uses a cookie cutter to make fun sandwiches.

Ariana Feygin shares her tips for getting little ones involved in the kitchen.

For most of us, holiday food is imbued with emotion and memory—recipes handed down from generation to generation, images of cousins crowded around the kids’ table, and everything made with love.

It was a marriage made in kitchen heaven: homeowners with a strong sense of personal style and a design expert equipped to deliver this inspired vision of function and form. The result?

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