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  • Stuffing from Coast to Coast

    Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving traditions are a large part about what makes this food-centric holiday so unbelievably FUN for Junior Chefs and their families. But even with so many favorite guests- turkey, stuffing, potatoes- taking their place at the table year after year, this is a holiday where a huge variety of delicious options await! Take stuffing […]

  • Perfect Pumpkin Lasagna

    Perfect Pumpkin Lasagna This seasonal favorite is an amazing dish that will introduce your Junior Chef to an exciting new ingredient in a familiar way. This pumpkin lasagna is best enjoyed on those cold, dark, fall evenings when a rich (but healthy!) pasta dish is just the ticket! Enjoy, and make sure to tell me about your experiences making this […]

  • A Perfect Day with Pumpkins!

    Our Cook & Plays are amazing, educational afternoons where we focus on exciting ingredients and the fun characteristics that make them unique. This past Saturday, we took a powerful look at perfect pumpkins, and had so much fun cooking delightful dishes together. Check out some photos of our Junior Chefs in action, and make sure […]

  • Wednesday’s Child at Chef Toni’s

    Thanks to NBC 4 New York and Wednesday’s Child, I had the amazing opportunity to bake with a wonderful boy from the Bronx. Saleek is still looking for a caring home, but has certainly found a spot where he is always welcome at Chef Toni’s Cooking Adventures! Our school is going to be featured on an […]

  • Supporting the Troops at Chef Toni’s

    This week featured an especially memorable edition of Around the Globe cooking camp at Chef Toni’s. We honored Veterans by baking a set of delicious seasonal treats that our Junior Chefs delivered to the community. Here are some photos of our intrepid students and local Veterans; we’re so thankful that their service has allowed us to Cook, Eat, […]

  • An Election Day Adventure at CTCA

    Our Junior Chefs had a blast practicing Kitchen Democracy at Chef Toni’s Cooking Adventures this week. Our Election Day Adventure was spent cooking up seasonal favorites like Roasted Cauliflower Soup, while the afternoon was spent whipping up favorite dishes our students voted for; Mac & Cheese and Chicken Tenders! We’d like to thank all the […]

  • FALLing for Pumpkins

    FALLing for Pumpkins! It can be an amazingly fun experience to carve or paint a pumpkin with your child as the leaves fall outside. But pumpkins not only look good, they taste good too! They work well in a cornucopia of yummy Fall dishes, and at Chef Toni’s Cooking Adventures, we’re featuring them at what […]

  • A November to Remember at Chef Toni’s

    School is Closed, Chef Toni’s is Open! November is THE month to send your Junior Chefs to Chef Toni’s Cooking Adventures! We have Full and Half-Day sessions of our Around the Globe camp on the ballot, with special themes for each school vacation day! See below for more information, and book now so you don’t […]

  • A Happy and Healthy Halloween

    All parents know how appealing their child’s Halloween candy stash can look in the days leading up to this ghostly holiday. I know the way I get when I start seeing the bags of candy and other sweets on store shelves! But it’s almost SCARY how easy it can be to create healthy and homemade […]

  • ‘Tis the Season to be Seasonal!

    Summer is over, and I’m ready to take advantage of the bounty of Fabulous Fall! At Chef Toni’s we’re constantly getting the freshest ingredients from Dellwood, our farm in Upstate New York. The key to keeping things fresh this fall is letting special seasonal ingredients shine in your favorite dishes. The harvest season is an […]

  • Holiday Camp

    #HappyHolidays from Chef Toni #CookingAdventuresForKids

      Junior Chefs get ready to shake, bake, rattle, and roll in this fun-filled culinary adventure or shall we say fun-filled culinary party! You never know what Chef Toni may be cooking up her sleeve, but you better be sure you’ll be dancing to the beat of her drum as she takes your Junior Chef […]