Katie Sullivan Morford writes the really neat blog : “Mom’s Kitchen Handbook — Raising Fresh-Food Kids in a French-Fried World.”  Getting our kids familiar with the foods we’d like them to eat by involving them in all culinary aspects (shopping, preparing, cleaning up) is the challenge to parents:

Your children may absorb some familiarity with meal prep simply by being in the kitchen. But really, unless we teach our kids to cook, they won’t know how. They will arrive in their first apartment with a set of cheap knives from Target without a clue as to how to use them.

Arming your kids with skills at the stove has enormous upsides, some of which benefit us parents rather nicely.

Read some reasons why cooking with your kids can be so beneficial here.