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Find fun and easy ways to get your little chef started in the kitchen, while also teaching the basics of nutrition.
Last Updated: Jan 16, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Cooking 101 for Kids


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  • CultureGrams: Recipe Collection
    Find recipes from around the world in Culture Grams: choose recipes from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.
  • Searchasaurus: Health
    Searchasaurus is a fun and informative kid's resource: look here for info on exercise, food, safety, feelings, human body, and washing up.


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Cooking with Kids Activities and Recipes

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Fairy Tale Breakfasts - Jane Yolen
Call Number: 641.5123 YOL
The most important meal of the day is so much more fun with this collection of fairy tales and accompanying recipes.

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Gadgetology: Kitchen Fun with Your Kids - Pam Abrams
Call Number: Adult Non-Fiction - 683.82 ABR
Hands-on way to introduce kids to new foods and teach them valuable skills.

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Experiments with Foods - Salvatore Tocci
Call Number: Juvenile Non-Fiction - 507.8 TOC
Explores the science behind foods through simple experiments using everyday objects.

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Grow It, Cook It
Call Number: Juvenile Non-Fiction - 635 GRO
Shows how to grow plants and then how to use them in delicious kid-appealing recipes.

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The Spatulatta Cookbook - Isabella and Olivia Gerasole
Call Number: Juvenile Non-Fiction - 641.5 GER
Recipes for kids, by kids, from the James Beard award-winning Spatulatta Web site.

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The Toddler Cookbook - Annabel Karmel
Call Number: Juvenile Non-Fiction - 641.5 KAR
Easy recipes for a wide variety of dishes, from lettuce wraps to crunchy chicken dippers.

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Kids' Fun & Healthy Cookbook - Nicola Graimes
Call Number: Juvenile Non-Fiction - 641.5123 GRA
A collection of over 100 simple recipes designed to be both tempting and healthy for young cooks.

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Mom and Me Cookbook - Annabel Karmel
Call Number: Juvenile Non-Fiction - 641.5123 KAR
Teaches kids cooking basics, first recipes, and tasty and nutritious meal ideas. Children ages three and up can get mixing and preparing food that they will love to eat.

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The Everything Kids' Cookbook - Sandra K. Nissenberg
Call Number: Juvenile Non-Fiction - 641.5123 NIS
Teaches kids the basics about cooking, kitchen safety, and nutrition, while offering recipes for a Just Peachy Smoothie, Bite-Sized Blueberry Pancakes, Poppin' Popovers, Take-Along Trail Mix, and more!

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The Top 100 Recipes for a Healthy Lunchbox - Nicola Graimes
Call Number: Adult Non-Fiction 641.4622 GRA
Designed to maintain kids energy throughout the school day, these 100 immune system-boosting recipes include healthy sandwiches, soups, salads, and wraps and even delicious cookies, cakes, and other yummy desserts!

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