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Welcome Friends!  I’m so glad you’re here… There is no comparable relationship than the one between a mother and child.  Mother’s Day is just around the corner however we shouldn’t wait until then to think about ways to spend special time with our most favorite little people.  As you know, when it comes to parenting…

Feb
15

The only this we love more than apples is a great apple recipe.  This Dutch Apple Crisp recipe is quick, delicious and easy as pie!   We were excited to receive a Baking Around the World cookbook kit from Handstand Kids who loves to introduce children to international foods in a fun and hands-on way that shared their recipe for Dutch Apple…

I can’t believe that it has just a little over 1 year since we first launched The Step Stool Chef.  What a wild and amazing ride we have been on!  I am so grateful to be part of such a warm and welcoming community. Since we have only been around for 15.5 months, figured we’d share our…

Nov
09

Mini Chef Mondays

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I am hosting Mini Chef Mondays along with 11 fabulous bloggers! As you know, my little chef and I are always looking for fun, easy to follow ideas that empower kids to be more independent in the kitchen.  We love to find easy to follow recipes kids can try at home. I am so excited to have found of a group…

Looking for fun, easy to make Halloween Treats you kids can make?  Look no further.  You and your little chefs will have enjoy making these spooooktacular low-sugar snacks. Plus, these fun treats will be great way to balance out the Halloween sugar rush. First, here’s what you will need: Watch the video for easy steps on…

Sep
04

As an advocate of empowering kids through cooking, I have been a huge fan of Kidstir and was so excited when they invited us to review their cooking kit.  Kidstir offers a monthly subscription service that provides hand-on cooking kits geared to “spark a love of good food” in kids.  I have been an admirer of Kidstir…

This has been an amazing month and all before school starts.  Recently, The Step Stool Chef was identified as a Texan with Character and featured by our local CBS station.  I always knew my little chef had a lot of character but it was great to know others could see it too.  We were flattered and…

Aug
19

Welcome Friends! How do you feel about kids using a knife?  I know it can be uncomfortable for many adults, but I am a big fan of teaching kids to know to use a knife at an early age.  If you want to ease your kids in using a knife you can graduate from using…

The Step Stool Chef and I were thrilled to be invited to share Back to School recipes for Good Morning Texas, a local morning show in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. We love sharing our message of encouraging and inspiring kid confidence in the kitchen.  During the segment, we shared great recipes to get kids involved in cooking just…

This year, make your Back to School routine a little easier by having your little chef make their own lunch. To get you started, I’m sharing 5 simple lunch ideas that can get you through your first week. Plus, I’m excited to announce our very first giveaway!   Win a FREE PlanetBox Rover Lunch Box…

About the Chef!

Chef Julian has had a love for cooking since the age of 3. Now as the CEO and Head Kid Chef of The Step Stool Chef, he is focused on empowering kids to be leaders in the kitchen. Chef Julian has been featured on the covers of magazines, newspapers as well as made guest appearances on all major TV networks, conferences and food festivals and is known for his fun & easy approach to cooking.

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