These recipes were developed by Heather Staller, a mom of two boys, ages 5 and 3, and cooking instructor specializing in bringing cooking into preschool classrooms. After college, Heather knew she wanted to be a teacher, but first followed her lifelong dream of going to culinary school. Teaching cooking combines both of her passions, and she truly enjoys introducing young children to the joys of cooking with fresh ingredients. Find Heather on Instagram (@heather.happykidskitchen), where she shares inventive kid-friendly recipes and ideas for cooking with kids at home.
Roasted Plum Tomatoes
Roasting tomatoes concentrates their sweet flavor. Use the finished tomatoes in the ketchup recipe below, or they are great on pizza, in sandwiches, on toast, or in a pasta sauce!
Homemade Roasted Tomato Ketchup
Everything is better from scratch! Making your own ketchup lets you control the sugar content and quality of ingredients, and it tastes great. Homemade ketchup is the perfect kid-friendly condiment!
Makes 2 cups