Let's Get Cooking! Choose a recipe, grab the ingredients, and find the right tools. It's time to whip up some fun in the kitchen!
Cooking is a hands on activity that challenges kids’ creativity and give them a sense of accomplishment—and something delicious to eat—at the end. The Picky eater Cookbook offers a wide variety of opportunities for youngsters to learn and grow. Something as simple as pouring ingredients into a bowl and stirring them together enhances hand-eye coordination. Reading recipes and packaging labels increases language skills. And, measuring flour, milk and spices helps kids understand fractions and lets them put their addition and subtraction knowledge to use. Best yet, cooking together provides you with a wonderful way to spend time with your children and introduce them to good nutrition and healthy eating habits.
In these pages, we feature more 89 kid-approved and fuss-free recipes for every meal of the day, including snacks and party foods. Children with have blast making Confetti Waffles for a weekend breakfast or planting vegetable dippers in their bean dip as a snack—or even decorating a giant cheeseburger (cake, that is!). There are even recipes specially designed to help mom and dad sneak extra nutrition into favorite foods like mac and cheese and pizza, along with tips for creating school lunches that won’t be traded or thrown away.
To help budding young chefs master their skills, each recipes includes a tool list along with easy-to-understand instructions. There is also a dictionary of common kitchen terms and a guide that shows the right tools for the job.
More than just a book full of recipes, The Picky Eater Cookbook will not ony help build basic kitchen skills, it will also help you and your little ones create memories to last a lifetime!
SPECIAL BONUS: The book is deisgned in a spiral, lay-flat format so parents and kids can easily keep the book open and discover the mouth-watering reecipes together.
About the Author
David Schonauer has written on subjects ranging from the Apollo 11 moon mission and rock climbing to environmental law and the history of paparazzi photography. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, Smithsonian, Outside and many other publications. He is the former editor in chief of American Photo magazine and the recipient of the National Magazine Award. He lives in Beacon, New York.