Does it take a lot longer when kids are "helping" you cook? Oh yeah. Is it far, far messier? Absolutely. Are there danger points when kids come in closer proximity to knives and ovens and elevated work spaces? Yup.
But it's so much fun for everyone, and such a valuable and important learning experience, that it's worth it.
Here they are making pizzas together - one for each of them.
|And more cheese ...|
As you can see, GoatSpawn's pizza came out beautifully.
Foodgoat's pizza? Not nearly as pretty. But just as tasty.