Ever Heard A Reviewer Rave?
Here's the Kids Cookbook That Teaches and Is More Fun Than A Cupcake
Reviewers aren't supposed to rave. Like some breeds of dogs -Great Danes and Labrador Retrievers, for
instance- we are supposed to maintain a modicum of dignity. Like those very same breeds, we occasionally forget
ourselves and get a little goofy. This is one of those times for me.
Here is a book that will bring the kid out in anyone.
Here is a book that will bring the cook out in anyone, including, of course, kids.
Here is a book that will teach. It's meant to teach kids, but it certainly taught me a thing or two. Sorry if
I'm showing my ignorance, but I didn't know the French term mise en place. Now I do, and I had fun
Here is a book that is illustrated so well you'll want to frame pictures for your kitchen. The back cover is
a birthday cake with Crayolas for candles. If you don't want to frame it, you'll want to eat it.
Here is a book for kids 9 and up, though I think well-supervised kids much younger will enjoy it. I perched my
son on the edge of our kitchen counter when he was only five or six and let him take over the duties I hated. Why
Here is a book with a glossary of terms I'd wish I'd known before I started cooking as a young bride. It also
includes an equipment glossary (complete with illustrations).
Now don't you want to know how to make cupcakes baked in ice-cream cones (the perfect answer to
environmentalists), the homemade ice-cream sandwiches, or even the crispy cheese quesadillas?
This review comes with a warning (do not show this part to the kids): The recipes all have healthy ingredients
if you give the dessert section a break for some sugar here and there.