Learn to Cook Awesome Meals the Way You Like!
Kids, are you ready to make the best meal of your life? This cookbook is going to show you step by step how to cook the way grown-ups do, but with your favorite favors! And the best part is that your parents, siblings or sitters are only your helpers. YOU can take center stage chopping ingredients like a pro, stirring the pot and serving the final dish to your family or friends. These recipes are perfect for kids because they use simple ingredients, don’t take a lot of work and cook all in one pot or pan. Along the way, you’ll learn important skills, such as how to cut foods with or without a knife, how to brown ground meat for tacos, how to cook noodles for pasta dinners and how to use an oven safely. Your parents will be so impressed with what you can do!
With so many tasty choices, you can enjoy a laid-back weekend morning by cooking up a wonderful breakfast treat for everyone, such as Cinnamon Sugar & Pecan Monkey Bread, Orange–Blueberry Pancakes or Tex-Mex Sweet Potato and Sausage Skillet. Or choose an amazing dinner such as School Night Chicken Fajitas, Better Than Buttered Noodles and Magic Crunchy Coated Fish. You can even make your own favorite restaurant foods like Chicken Finger Dunkers or Mix and Match Seasoned French Fries. So, get out your cooking tools, put on your apron and let’s make your next perfect meal!
For readers eager to take charge in the kitchen, Dahle, founder of the online forum Peanut Blossom, serves up basic cooking know-how along with recipes for one-pot dishes. Categories include breakfast foods, soups and sandwiches, easy dinners, comfort foods, Italian foods, and "Fearless Foodies," which challenge readers to experiment. Recipes are clearly presented, but not overly simplified, and include "Tex-Mex Sweet Potato and Sausage Skillet," "Cajun Roll-Up Fingertip Sandwiches," and "Cinnamon Sugar and Pecan Monkey Bread." Dahle addresses planning meals, using kitchen tools, and maintaining an orderly cooking space. Budding cooks will learn fundamentals to build upon for years to come. Ages 6 14.