One of the things I always loved to do since I was a kid was to cook. My mother did it out of necessity, but my grandmother did it with passion. Some of my best memories with Nana are working alongside her in the kitchen. It’s been important to me to pass this onto G, and someday to A.
About a year ago I bought a plastic lettuce knife at Williams-Sonoma with a gift card and it quickly became G’s. It’s the size of a regular chef’s knife so I took the chance to teach G some knife skills along the way.
Today we made some watermelon and red grape salad and G took on the job of dicing the melon. He sliced it a little more than diced, bit that’s OK. I grabbed a little video of it because no one would believe me that he can handle a knife so well at just 5 years old. So here’s my proof.