3.) Another neat fact about baking and cooking is that you can often substitute one ingredient for others, like honey in the place of sugar. This is very helpful if you are in the middle of a recipe and find yourself without an ingredient you need. Be careful, though. When you substitute, you may have to change the temperature you are cooking at. Make a list of foods you commonly use and their substitutes.

Next week: Learn history, geography, reading, and writing in the kitchen...


Paula Miller is a children’s author, freelance writer, and homeschooling mom. She and her husband Travis live in south central Minnesota with their 4 sons. You can read more about Paula’s Faces in History Series for children 7 and up by visiting www.paulajmiller.com

This article was originally published in the Mar/Apr ’08 issue of Home School Enrichment Magazine. For more information, visit http://HomeSchoolEnrichment.com