Apparently this is also one of the many words that mean "good," along with "awesome" and "the bomb-dot-com."
It was an even trade. They learned how to make and decorate cakes and cookies, make pizzas, flourless cakes, ganache, and buttercream. They also learned how to double a recipe, that sixteen ounces are in a pound, cake pans have to be greased, confectioners sugar has to be sifted, and yeast makes bread rise.
I think they washed their hands more times in three days than most kids do in a month. We went through two entire center pull towel rolls. Of course at home they probably don't have foot pedals for the water and automatic soap dispensers.
It was fun sharing their joy in the kitchen. And I updated my vocabulary. I'm adding epic and the-bomb-dot-com to my list which already includes such outdated phrases as:
- The bomb (before the dot-com)