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Rad Family Dinners: September - Kitchen Experiments

The September edition of our Rad Family Dinner series is Kitchen Experiments -- head into your kitchen laboratory this month and learn something delicious!

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1. Magic Butter by Raddish Kids

As the leading subscription cooking club for kids, Raddish Kids' illustrated, step-by-step recipes make it easy for kids of all ages and abilities to get in the kitchen!

Making homemade butter may just be one of the easiest and most fun culinary endeavors! With our simple recipe,  your Rad Kids will WOW you with homemade butter in just a few steps.

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2. Rock Candy by Raddish Kids

Grow shimmering sugar crystals and make delicious candy on a stick while learning more about the science of saturation and evaporation. 

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3. Focaccia Bread Art by Sugar Geek Show

Liz Marek is a cake decorator and teacher known for her elaborate sculpted cakes. She is the founder of Artisan Cake Company based in Portland, Oregon and the author of Artisan Cake Company's Visual Guide to Cake Decorating. Her Sugar Geek Show is an online cake decorating school where Liz teaches new techniques and pushes the boundaries of cake decorating. 

Liz's Focaccia Bread Art tutorial is the perfect fun project for adults and kids to do together to make beautiful, edible art.

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4. Farmer Cheese by Jennifer Meier on The Spruce Eats 

The Spruce Eats is a packed with delicious recipes, cooking videos and actionable tips from both professional chefs and experienced home cooks, like Jennifer Meier, who contributed this Farmer Cheese recipe. Jennifer is a professional recipe developer and mom of two. Her blog, Kitchen Skip, features easy dinner recipes for busy parents. Per Jennifer, "a Kitchen Skip recipe is easy, delicious, appealing to parents and adaptable for the tastes of kids!"

Jennifer's Farmer Cheese is a simple recipe that calls for just three ingredients. Rad Kids can use it as a spread, similar to cream cheese or goat cheese. Eat it like cottage cheese—just add berries! Or, incorporate it into any recipe that calls for a soft, fresh cheese.

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5. Popcorn Cob by TinkerLab

Rachelle Doorley is the creator of the highly popular creativity site for kids, TinkerLab has been inspiring parents and educators with smart and simple projects since 2010.

Rachelle's tutorial for corncob popcorn is a super fun (and yummy) experiment in the fall months when dry corncobs, also known as Indian Corn, are abundant.

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