Navigate

Kitchen Buzz

Stay up to date with TBK press, events and of course delicious recipes.

Show All
Press
Recipes
Giveaways
Chef of the Month
Jessi's Scoop
News
Videos
  • View Article
    Baked Sweet Potater-Tots
    May 15, 2015
    I’m sure you’ve had potatoes, but have you had a ‘sweet’ potato?  We are so excited to be cooking with this delicious super food...
  • View Article
    Cardamom Honey Dipping Sauce
    May 15, 2015
    Download our recipe now: Taste Buds Kitchen - Cardamom Honey Dipping Sauce    
  • View Article
    Spinach, Carrot & Beet Crackers
    May 15, 2015
    Download our recipe now: Taste Buds Kitchen - Spinach, Carrot & Beet Crackers    
  • View Article
    Apple Honey Challah
    May 15, 2015
    Download our recipe now: Taste Buds Kitchen - Apple Honey Challah    
  • View Article
    Madeleine Cookies
    May 15, 2015
    Download our recipe now: Taste Buds Kitchen - Madeleine Cookies    
  • View Article
    Cheddar Beet Biscuits
    May 15, 2015
    Download our recipe now: Taste Buds Kitchen - Cheddar Beet Biscuits    
  • View Article
    Cardamom Coconut Cookies
    May 15, 2015
    Download our recipe now: Taste Buds Kitchen - Cardamom Coconut Cookies    
  • View Article
    Apple Spice Mini Cupcakes
    May 15, 2015
    You know you've heard it: an apple a day keeps the doctor away!  Well we studied it out and the verdict is in: TRUE! ...
  • View Article
    Soft Pretzels
    May 15, 2015
    Download our recipe now: Taste Buds Kitchen - Soft Pretzels    
  • View Article
    Jessi & Martha
    May 15, 2015
    It was an honor and thrill to make a Valentine’s Day arrangement out of Cupcake Liners with my friend Martha on The Martha Stewart...
  • View Article
    La La Anthony & Christina Milian Visit
    May 15, 2015
    La La Anthony - wife of Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks - takes Kiyan to TBK for a play day with friend...
  • View Article
    What Makes a Great Teacher?
    May 15, 2015
    What is the recipe for a great teacher? Two cups of love, ten cups of patience, a few cups of kindness, a pinch of...
  • View Article
    Do It In a Day: Pasta Making
    May 14, 2015
    Our friends from NYC Life came to TBK to film our Pasta Workshops for a short segment to be featured in the back-seat of...
  • View Article
    Pasta Making with Rave Review
    May 13, 2015
    Our friends at CourseHorse love our Pasta Making Workshop so much that they wanted to feature us in a video. We love how it...
  • View Article
    KitchenAid Stand Mixer Giveaway
    April 21, 2015
    After months of efforts, our new website is officially up and running. We hope you like it. To celebrate, we have partnered with our...
  • View Article
    Junior Chefs of the Month: Lanvan and Mylan
    April 3, 2015
    Our Southlake Kitchen is thrilled to highlight Lanvan and Mylan.  They are twins, who have attended a bunch of workshops. We love how they...
  • View Article
    Junior Chef of the Month: Ethan
    April 3, 2015
    Here in our NYC kitchen, we are happy to honor Ethan for the month of April. Ethan is a deeply focused young chef, who not...
  • View Article
    Sushi Roll
    March 4, 2015
    The art of sushi making takes years to master, we’ve figured out the tips and tricks to make it easy!  Experiment with your own...
  • View Article
    Colorful Corn Salad
    March 4, 2015
    This famous TBK side dish almost always steals the show from the main event. Vibrant colors of the vegetables compliment the bright flavors, and...
  • View Article
    Buttercream Frosting
    March 4, 2015
    No cake is complete until it’s beautifully iced and covered in homemade buttercream frosting. Enjoy this luxuriously creamy and silky goodness over your layered...
  • View Article
    Jalapeno Lime Dipping Sauce
    March 4, 2015
    Need to spice up the boring old ketchup to the delicious potatoes and/or sweet potato fries? Try this gourmet dipping sauce as an alternative....
  • View Article
    Albondigas
    March 4, 2015
    Take your dinner table on a trip to Spain with albondigas (Spanish meatballs)! Make them into small bite-sized pieces for your little chefs or...
  • View Article
    Butternut Squash Empanadas
    March 4, 2015
    You say bananas, I say empanadas! This Latin American favorite is one of TBK’s too. Lots of fun exotic spices and chunky and colorful...
  • View Article
    Blue Cheese Dressing
    March 4, 2015
    Even the biggest bleu cheese haters can’t say ‘no’ to this gem of a recipe. We soften up the pungency of the funky cheese...
  • View Article
    Truffle Mashed Potatoes
    March 4, 2015
    Make your family favorite dish an even more popular one by using our little trick: truffle oil! The classic combination of fluffy potatoes whipped...
  • View Article
    Pizza Dough
    March 4, 2015
    Roll, roll, roll your dough!  NYC has the best pizza dough in the world and we have the secret recipe to re-create your some...
  • View Article
    Butternut Squash Raviolis
    March 4, 2015
    Having trouble getting extra veggies in your everyday diet? Or how about that friend or child that simply refuses? Sneak some nutrients and flavor...
  • View Article
    Pasta Dough
    March 4, 2015
    Flour, eggs, salt and olive oil have never tasted so good….no, seriously. Life doesn’t get much better than homemade pasta. Try your hand re-creating...
  • View Article
    Chicken Veggie Puree
    March 4, 2015
    Say goodbye to the jar. Whipping up homemade baby food has never been so easy. This is our favorite baby recipe by far.   Download our...
  • View Article
    French Toast Sticks
    March 4, 2015
    Slice, dip, saute and enjoy. It really is that easy and so much fun to create.   Download our recipe now: Taste Buds Kitchen - French Toast...
  • View Article
    Truffle Mushroom Risotto
    March 4, 2015
    Yum, yum, yum. Enjoy the slow cook process and stir of your risotto pot as you await the finishing truffle drizzle. Be sure to...
  • View Article
    Churro Bites
    March 4, 2015
    Cinnamon, sugar and shake! Churro bites are a great way to top-off a fun Mexican Fiesta and are as easy to make as 1-2-3. Download...
  • View Article
    Cannoli Rolls
    March 4, 2015
    What a yummy recipe. Follow our simple step process for delicious and impressive cannoli every time. Create your own festive flair with melted chocolate...
  • View Article
    Fortune Cookies
    March 4, 2015
    Everyone wants to know how the fortune gets inside the cookie! Make them from scratch and find out how it works. And best of...
  • View Article
    Mac n' Cheese Cupcakes
    March 4, 2015
    Mac n’ Cheese is a true American Classic, and this recipe tastes just the way mom used to make it.  Baking it in a muffin...
  • View Article
    Mini Quiches
    March 4, 2015
    A long time favorite at Taste Buds Kitchen, our Mini Cheddar Quiches make for a great on-the-go breakfast.  You can bake a whole tray and...
  • View Article
    Lasagna Cupcakes
    March 4, 2015
     Around the World to Italy we go. Using a tip from our kitchen, prepare these using wonton wrappers for an easier meal or go...
  • View Article
    Long Life Noodle Salad
    March 4, 2015
    In Chinese tradition, noodles symbolize good fortune, prosperity, and longevity.  This Long Life Noodle Salad will help you to live long and prosper!  Using brown...
  • View Article
    Whole Wheat Pizza
    March 4, 2015
    Our most popular culinary creation at Taste Buds Kitchen is our Whole Wheat Cheese Pizza, and once you try our recipe, you will understand...
  • View Article
    Confetti Couscous Salad
    March 4, 2015
     Looking for a fun way to eat your veggies?  This Confetti Couscous salad is a favorite of ours, packed with nutritious vegetables, plus you...
  • View Article
    Blueberry Scones with Lemon Glaze
    March 4, 2015
     There is no better treat to enjoy at a Tea Party than a blueberry scone.  Check out our recipe for this scrumptious Blueberry Scone...
  • View Article
    Fruit & Yogurt Parfait
    March 4, 2015
    Yogurt and fruit just feel like they were made to be together. Topping that divine duo with homemade granola ties this Fruit & Yogurt...
  • View Article
    Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
    March 4, 2015
    Looking for a recipe that sneaks a healthy green vegetable into a chocolate delight?  Look no further because our Chocolate Zucchini Muffins is a perfect...
  • View Article
    Vanilla Cupcakes
    February 18, 2015
    We love cupcakes at Taste Buds Kitchen and whip them up often. Use this easy recipe to create a delicious vanilla cupcake at home....
  • View Article
    Junior Chefs of the Month: Sammy and Alex
    February 17, 2015
    This month, we bring you the Dynamic Duo from our Semester Class at Taste Buds Kitchen, Sammy and Alex.  We knew they were a...
  • View Article
    Junior Chef of the Month: Susie
    December 31, 2014
    We are very excited to have Susie as our first Chef of the Month for 2015.  She is a long-time TBK camper and Chef-in-Training,...
  • View Article
    Chef of the Month: Shauna
    December 13, 2014
    Since recently joining the TBK team, Shauna has received rave reviews from clients through all kinds of events that she hosts with us from...
  • View Article
    Junior Chef of the Month: Nicholas
    December 13, 2014
    Nicholas was nominated by our founder Jessi as our December Chef of the Month, as he is our most loyal Gingerbread House Workshop attendee!...
  • View Article
    Our New Website Has Launched!
    December 11, 2014
    We are very happy to launch our new website! There are a few big changes from the old website that we thought would be...
  • View Article
    TBK Southlake Grand Opening February 2015
    November 23, 2014
    Taste Buds Kitchen is coming to Texas! We are thrilled to announce that TBK Southlake Texas will be opening in February 2015 with a full...
  • View Article
    Chef of the Month
    April 11, 2014
    Our April Junior Chef of the Month is Sabine!  Sabine cooks with us in one of our after school clubs and was chosen because...
  • View Article
    Chef of the Month
    March 14, 2014
    Our March Junior Chef of the Month is Sammy!  Sammy is a budding chef in one of our after school clubs and was chosen...
  • View Article
    Veggie Valentine
    February 7, 2014
    We're feeling a lot of L.O.V.E. for our super foods!  In the spotlight this week are Black Beans. We tend to think about brightly...
  • View Article
    Chef of the Month: Charlie
    January 14, 2014
    Congrats to Charlie for being our January Chef of the Month!  Charlie has been coming to Taste Buds Kitchen for weekly private cooking lessons...
  • View Article
    Teacher of the Month: Chef Caroline
    December 12, 2013
    Congrats to Caroline English for being our December Teacher of the Month!  Caroline teaches after-school classes all throughout the city and rocks it! Favorite Recipe...
  • View Article
    We raised over $3,900 for CFKC this summer!
    September 9, 2013
    Thursdays mean bake sales for Taste Buds Kitchen in the summer. Each Thursday from 11:30-noon and from 3:30-4, we held a bake sale to...
  • View Article
    So long Melissa and Jessica!
    August 23, 2013
    If you or your kids have stopped by TBK this summer you've probably had the pleasure of meeting Melissa or Jessica, our latest round...
  • View Article
    Meet Anton
    July 31, 2013
    Meet Anton, TBK's amazing August Chef of the Month and a regular in our Summer Camps. Anton dreams of being a Chef when he...
  • View Article
    Chopped Camp - AmanziTea Theme!
    July 24, 2013
    This week our summer camp theme is CHOPPED! Each day students walk into find a mystery basket full of ingredients waiting on the table...
  • View Article
    Scallions are taking over our kitchen!
    July 12, 2013
    We're wrapping up our first month of Summer Camps here at Taste Buds Kitchen and the ingredient we've been using the most is... scallions!...
  • View Article
    Iron Chef Bake Sale
    June 25, 2013
    We have a few weeks of Summer Camp under our belt and our entire staff agrees, Bake Sale days are our favorite! Each Thursday...
  • View Article
    Hamptons Here We Come
    June 21, 2013
    Hamptons here we come! Meet Chef Allegra our stellar new Chef leading our Hamptons Cooking Camp and Private Cooking Classes this summer in Bridgethampton....
  • View Article
    Good-bye Chef Andrea!
    May 31, 2013
    Our wonderful extern and recent graduate from the Pastry Program at ICE, Chef Andrea, left us last Friday! She didn't leave without making a...
  • View Article
    Father-Daughter Birthday Party
    May 23, 2013
    This family had a great idea and combined father & daughter's birthdays into one big party! With the birthday girl and guy as team...
  • View Article
    KitchenAid® Stand Mixer Giveaway
    May 17, 2013
    We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new and improved website - featuring better upcoming class views, e-gift certificates and more. Take...
  • View Article
    Our Summer Garden
    April 19, 2013
      We started our Summer Garden this week! Our little plants will sprout on our windowsill before being planted on our fire escape - just...
  • View Article
    Family Cooking Lesson!
    March 27, 2013
      These kids gave their mom a private, family cooking lesson for her birthday! They had our entire kitchen to themselves while they learned how...
  • View Article
    Meet Sammy :)
    March 25, 2013
    Meet Sammy - our amazing new Events Director making us all homemade Pasta for lunch today. Yum! Stop by our kitchen to meet her...
  • View Article
    Easter Cupcakes at FAO Schwarz
    March 25, 2013
    Who cares that its snowing?! Spring break is here!! At our FAO Schwarz Creation Station we are decorating Spring cupcakes! Come by and ask...
  • View Article
    Come and decorate our 3,000th cupcake at FAO Schwarz!!
    March 17, 2013
      Spring break is here and our Cupcake Creation station at FAO Schwarz is open! Our 2nd floor kiosk will be open additional days this...
  • View Article
    Cupcake Decorating Party at FAO Schwarz
    March 5, 2013
      Maya celebrated her 6th birthday this weekend at FAO Schwarz. After enjoying past visits to our Creation Station located on the 2nd floor of...
  • View Article
    Meet Clyde
    November 1, 2012
      Meet Clyde, our November Chef of the Month!  Clyde has been cooking at Taste Buds Kitchen for over 2 years now.  Clyde currently attends...
  • View Article
    Taste Buds Kitchen is opening at FAO Schwarz
    July 31, 2012
    Opening in August! We are thrilled to announce that we’ve partnered with FAO Schwarz to bring you Taste Buds Kitchen in the Fifth Avenue...
  • View Article
    Cooking Science Class
    July 11, 2012
      Ever wondered how does dough rises? Or what makes ice cream freeze?  In our Cooking Science Class going on right now in the kitchen,...
  • View Article
    Our First Tomato!
    July 2, 2012
    Miraculously, after the brutal heat this past weekend, a majority of the plants in our fire escape garden survived and the tomato plant is...
  • View Article
    Meet Flora
    July 2, 2012
      Meet Flora, our July Chef of the Month! Flora attended our Chocolate Lovers' Camp and was a total pro at making chocolate cupcakes, croissants...
  • View Article
    2012 Next Great Young Chef
    June 28, 2012
      Our friends at Kiwi Magazine have launched their search for the 2012 Next Great Young Chef. Open to kids from 4 to 14 years...
  • View Article
    Summer Camp Fun
    June 26, 2012
      Our summer camps are in full swing at Taste Buds Kitchen, with 13 unique lip-smacking weekly themes. The kitchen has been churning out loads of...
  • View Article
    Our Fantastic CITs
    June 21, 2012
      CITs are our counselors in training. They are our helpers in the kitchen during our morning summer camps for our youngest chefs, aged 4...
  • View Article
    Our Herb Garden
    June 13, 2012
      We are thrilled with our brand new herb and vegetable garden! So far we have some basil, mint, chives, sugar plum cherry tomatoes and...
  • View Article
    Meet Arden
    June 4, 2012
    Meet Arden, our June Chef of the Month! Arden loves to try everything that she cooks at Taste Buds Kitchen and is a very...
  • View Article
    Cooking Field Trips
    May 9, 2012
    Check out our favorite Scholars from Success Academy Charter School in action at Taste Buds Kitchen!
  • View Article
    Meet Carrie
    April 1, 2012
      Meet Carrie - our April Chef of the Month! Carrie was one of our very first chefs back in 2008 and she has really...
  • View Article
    Website Launch - KitchenAid Giveaway
    March 21, 2012
    We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new Taste Buds Kitchen website! Take a look at our great pictures and exciting new...
  • View Article
    Meet Olivia
    March 1, 2012
      Meet our March Chef of the Month - Olivia!  Olivia has been cooking with Taste Buds Kitchen for over a year, she is a...
  • View Article
    Meet Charlie
    February 9, 2012
      Meet Charlie, a weekly Taste Buds Kitchen chef.  Charlie is always so enthusiastic about coming to cooking class and trying new ingredients.  For Halloween,...
  • View Article
    Meet Zoe
    January 1, 2012
      Meet Zoe, our January Chef of the Month!  Zoe takes weekly cooking classes at Taste buds, she is a pleasure to have in our...
  • View Article
    Meet Veronica
    December 9, 2011
      Meet Veronica, our December Chef of the Month. Veronica takes weekly cooking classes at Taste Buds, has attended numerous summer camps and even had...
  • View Article
    Tory Burch Blog
    November 16, 2011
  • View Article
    'Tis the season for Gingerbread Houses
    November 11, 2011
    The Taste Buds elves are thrilled to report that we are gearing up for a great Gingerbread House season beginning in 2 short weeks....
  • View Article
    Meet Samantha
    November 2, 2011
      Meet Samantha - our November Chef of the Month. Samantha has joined us for our Kitchen Play Dates all summer long...
  • View Article
    Daily Candy
    October 25, 2011
  • View Article
    Hamptons
    October 25, 2011
  • View Article
    Gotham
    October 25, 2011
  • View Article
    Business Week
    October 25, 2011
  • View Article
    New York Magazine
    October 25, 2011
  • View Article
    Summer Bake Sales
    August 15, 2011
    We love bake sales.... check out our inaugural Jessi's Scoop. Enjoy!
  • View Article
    Meet Samantha
    August 1, 2011
      Our August Chef of the Month is Samantha! Samantha has attended several of our camps this summer and has cooked everything...
  • View Article
    Taste Buds
    July 26, 2011
    Watch this great introductory Taste Buds video to learn what we are all about!
  • View Article
    Pizza Toppings
    July 26, 2011
    We asked kindergartner students from Harlem Success Academy Charter School what their favorite pizza toppings are. Watch below to find out! What are your...
  • View Article
    Kitchen Play Dates
    May 11, 2011
    Every Tuesday in May, June, July & August. We're pleased to announce that we're continuing our popular Story Time and Kitchen Play Dates every...
  • View Article
    Meet Simon
    May 10, 2011
      Meet Simon! Simon has been taking weekly cooking classes at Taste Buds since last summer.  We love having Simon in our classes because he...
  • View Article
    Cookies for Kids' Cancer
    April 4, 2011
      Who loves bake sales? We do! We do!! Cookies For Kids Cancer is a non profit organization that raises money for pediatric cancer research...
  • View Article
    Cleanwell
    March 28, 2011
      Cleanwell products are all natural. They are free of all chemicals such as Benzalkonium Chloride (BAC) and alcohol free as well.  These products are...
  • View Article
    Meet Gray
    March 1, 2011
      Meet Gray! Gray is a budding chef in our Mommy & Me classes, every week Gray and his Grandma helps us whip up delicious...
  • View Article
    Career World
    February 6, 2011
  • View Article
    Meet Nicole
    February 1, 2011
      Meet Nicole! Our Taste Buds February Chef of the Month is Nicole!  Nicole came to take a cooking class with her Dad, they made...
  • View Article
    New York Family
    February 1, 2011
  • View Article
    Meet Josey
    January 7, 2011
      Our January Chef of the Month is Josey!  Josey attends a once a week after school class at Taste Buds.  We love having Josey...
  • View Article
    Meet Elysian
    December 9, 2010
      This December, our Chef of the Month is 4 1/4 year old Elysian! As one of our semester weekly class students, Elysian joins us...
  • View Article
    Meet Hannah
    November 3, 2010
      This November, our Chef of the Month is 3 1/4 year old Hannah! As one of our semester weekly class students, Hannah joins us...
  • View Article
    Meet Kyle
    September 7, 2010
      Kyle is our September Chef of the Month!  He attended two of our camps this summer and we are proud to see him grow...
  • View Article
    Meet Ayla
    August 11, 2010
      Congratulations to Ayla, winner of our August Facebook Photo Challenge and a longtime Cupcake Kids! budding chef! Ayla is a true cooking wiz who...
  • View Article
    Meet Danica
    July 9, 2010
    Congratulations to Danica, winner of our June Facebook Photo Challenge! Just two years old, Danica is our youngest Chef of the Month ever- but...
  • View Article
    Meet Genesis
    June 2, 2010
      Genesis has been a regular at our special Saturday classes, and she just celebrated her 9th birthday with her friends and family at our...
  • View Article
    Meet Ronan
    April 9, 2010
      Ronan is a Cupcake Kids regular who loves getting creative both in and out of the kitchen! When this master chef isn't whipping up...
  • View Article
    Meet Galena
    March 12, 2010
      Galena is a five-year-old with the cooking talents of a veteran chef! During her recent cooking party extravaganza, Galena championed the art of mixing...
  • View Article
    Meet Avery
    February 10, 2010
      One of our tiniest culinary tots, Avery just celebrated her 3rd birthday with Cupcake Kids! A true cooking wiz, Avery loves measuring, tasting and...
  • View Article
    Meet Fiona
    January 5, 2010
      This little firecracker can really heat up a kitchen! Along with her older brother, Kristof, Fiona has become a staple at Cupcake Kids events....
  • View Article
    Meet Liam
    December 3, 2009
      Any great chef has a serious sweet tooth, and our December Chef of the Month, Liam, is no exception. Liam's first cooking class was...
  • View Article
    Meet Liza
    November 4, 2009
    You'd be hard-pressed to find a chef as enthusiastic as Liza! When Liza celebrated her 10th birthday with us this past fall, she proved...
  • View Article
    Meet Eliza and Tory
    October 1, 2009
    Eliza and Tory were our very first Cupcake Kids, and they've become one amazing cooking team! Whether they're mixing, baking, or stirring up trouble...
  • View Article
    Family Fun Day: Saturday, September 12th
    September 2, 2009
      In honor of Cupcake Kids! second birthday and the start the school year, we're throwing a party and it's FREE for all. Bring the...
  • View Article
    Meet Ryan
    September 1, 2009
    From day one, Ryan wowed CK with his eloquent descriptions of food and cooking. His favorite sweet treat is anything with chocolate, especially chocolate...
  • View Article
    Meet Maddy
    August 1, 2009
    Maddy is a chef who is growing into her culinary shoes...literally. After waiting in line for hours to meet celebrity Chef Bobby Flay, he...
  • View Article
    Meet Kristof
    July 1, 2009
    Kristof is one of our dearest budding chefs whose love for cooking is contagious. In addition to being an expert egg cracker, mixer and...

Find the nearest Taste Buds Kitchen today

Find Your Kitchen