“I’ll make breakfast, mom.” Those are the words I both dreaded and wanted to hear. As my daughter whipped up ham and cheese omelets for everyone, I realized my days as chef in our kitchen were numbered. When she added the spinach, “because it tastes better with spinach,” I chucked my apron into the closet and decided that maybe it wasn’t such a bad thing. But not every child has access to a resident chef, so where do you start when you want to teach your child how to cook? We’ve got you covered- here’s the basic skills they need to know.