Craft Recipes

Hummus

Hummus 15 oz can of chickpeas or 1 1/2 cups (250g) cooked chickpeas1/4 cup (60ml) fresh lemon juice (1 large lemon)1/4 cup well-stirred tahini1 small garlic clove, minced2 tbsp (30ml) extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving1/2 tsp ground cumin2-3 tbsp (30-45ml)...

Coffee Filter Pumpkin

Coffee Filter Pumpkin I used a brown coffee filter for this project. You can make a pumpkin with brighter colours if you use a white coffee filter. The coffee filters used in this projects are about 8" in diameter. They are the 8-12 cup size that you find in grocery...

A new arrival for the Spoon Family

A new arrival for the Spoon Family I am happy to announce the arrival of the latest member of the Spoon Family, our cat.  We have created the cat because I was asked, when I did the Young Authors Conference at Baranoff Elementary School, Austin, TX, if we could...

Cinnamon Tortillas

Cinnamon Tortillas 8 tortillas4 floz oilCinnamon Sugar2 tsp cinnamon powder4 tbsp caster sugar Getting ready to cookPreparing the tortillasPlace the tortillas on a chopping board in a pile.Cut the tortillas into triangles.Put oil into a deep frying pan, no more than...

Does the Spoon Family have a bird

A question from Harper B. from Baranoff Elementary. "Do you have a Spoon bird"? I am sorry to say Harper, we do not. If one was created, what would you call it? Danielle D from Baranoff Elementary asked " Do you know all the words of British English?" I definetly...

Living in America but speaking in British English

Danielle D from Baranoff Elementary asked " Do you know all the words of British English?" I definetly speak British English, although American English is creeping in- for example I now say 'I am popping to the store" instead of " I am popping to the supermarket" The...

Growing Rosemary

I love using Rosemary in bread, it is very easy to dry and use your own all year round. Here in Texas, I can grow it all year, but if you can not, then pick some when fresh, dry it, and store it in an airtight bag or the freezer. You can plant Rosemary and...

Science Formulas

Hummus

Hummus 15 oz can of chickpeas or 1 1/2 cups (250g) cooked chickpeas1/4 cup (60ml) fresh lemon juice (1 large lemon)1/4 cup well-stirred tahini1 small garlic clove, minced2 tbsp (30ml) extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving1/2 tsp ground cumin2-3 tbsp (30-45ml)...

Coffee Filter Pumpkin

Coffee Filter Pumpkin I used a brown coffee filter for this project. You can make a pumpkin with brighter colours if you use a white coffee filter. The coffee filters used in this projects are about 8" in diameter. They are the 8-12 cup size that you find in grocery...

A new arrival for the Spoon Family

A new arrival for the Spoon Family I am happy to announce the arrival of the latest member of the Spoon Family, our cat.  We have created the cat because I was asked, when I did the Young Authors Conference at Baranoff Elementary School, Austin, TX, if we could...

Cinnamon Tortillas

Cinnamon Tortillas 8 tortillas4 floz oilCinnamon Sugar2 tsp cinnamon powder4 tbsp caster sugar Getting ready to cookPreparing the tortillasPlace the tortillas on a chopping board in a pile.Cut the tortillas into triangles.Put oil into a deep frying pan, no more than...

Does the Spoon Family have a bird

A question from Harper B. from Baranoff Elementary. "Do you have a Spoon bird"? I am sorry to say Harper, we do not. If one was created, what would you call it? Danielle D from Baranoff Elementary asked " Do you know all the words of British English?" I definetly...

Living in America but speaking in British English

Danielle D from Baranoff Elementary asked " Do you know all the words of British English?" I definetly speak British English, although American English is creeping in- for example I now say 'I am popping to the store" instead of " I am popping to the supermarket" The...

Growing Rosemary

I love using Rosemary in bread, it is very easy to dry and use your own all year round. Here in Texas, I can grow it all year, but if you can not, then pick some when fresh, dry it, and store it in an airtight bag or the freezer. You can plant Rosemary and...

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