Are you a kid? Then this cookbook was written especially for you.
Get ready to help with dinner for real! You can become a fantastic cook and amaze your friends with PITA SPIRALS and CREAMY CORN SOUP or CINNAMON SWIRL STICKY BUNS and BEST HOT CHOCOLATE. Or you can fill your lunch bag with a wedge of SPAGHETTI PIE, a serving of MAPLE YOGURT FRUIT DIP, and a handful of HONEST PRETZELS that you made yourself.
Are you a grown-up? Then welcome to another very special cookbook by Mollie Katzen. In these pages she speaks directly to children through 65 fully kid-tested, illustrated recipes that require only a little adult assistance. It’s not just a cookbook full of yummy recipes–it also gives young cooks, ages eight and up, a chance to practice reading, math, and logic skills. And think of the sense of accomplishment they will feel as they grow into creative, confident chefs.
While best-selling author, public speaker, and food/nutrition/cultural history scholar MOLLIE KATZEN is best known as the creator of the vegetarian classic, Moosewood Cookbook, her children’s cookbooks, Pretend Soup, Honest Pretzels, and Salad People have become standard fare in homes and classrooms across… More about Mollie Katzen
Review, School Library Journal: “The author’s intent is that children participate in the cooking process; enjoy their accomplishments; and learn bits of math, science, and something about cooperation along the way. The nourishing recipes are clearly presented in an encouraging tone…”
Review, Curious Parents, June 1, 2010: “Filled with healthy dishes that appeal to kids.”