I was talking recently how cooking together can bring your closer to your children! There is just something special that happens when you are beating eggs and mixing ingredients together that brings out great conversation and accomplish achieved together after the masterpiece has been created!
I thought I would share 5 Great Cookbooks for Kids to give you and your children a great start in the kitchen!
Pillsbury Kids Cookbook: Food Fun for Boys and Girls – My kids LOVE this one!
Bunny Rabbit Pancakes? Hot Diggity Dog Pizza Boats? Jiggly Fruit Salad? Now you can make them all—and lots more! This fun and friendly cookbook is bursting with great eats everybody will love, plus all the basic how-to’s and tips every young cook needs.
Rise and shine breakfasts fruity favorites and fresh-baked treats
A bunch of great lunches fingerlicking sandwiches and more
Scrumptious suppers and sides dinners that will “wow” your parents
Tasty tidbits and snacktime bites perfect for weekends or after school
Festive party food including Halloween, afternoon tea and slumber parties
Awesome desserts super sweets like Night Crawler Cupcakes and Frozen Brownie Sundaes
Easy-cooking features “Tools You Need” list for each recipe; clear how-to instructions; color photo of each recipe; “Adult Helper” icons; safety information and more
Fix-It and Forget-It Kid’s Cookbook – With fall time coming up, this would make the perfect cookbook for your child, it is recipes for the crockpot!
These 50 favorite slow-cooker recipes offer kids the chance to prepare main course dishes, snacks, and desserts. Slow cookers are a safe way for kids to learn how to cook without an open flame or hot stovetop.
Now kids can prepare food in a slow cooker! No open flame! No hot stove top! Fix-It and Forget-It Kids’ Cookbook: 50 Favorite Recipes to Make in a Slow Cooker offers kids the direction they need to prepare main courses, snacks, and desserts. “Take your children a step beyond nachos and cupcakes,” says author Phyllis Pellman Good. “Let them prepare a tasty main dish in that easy-to-get-along-with appliance — the slow cooker.”
Each recipe includes a full-color photo of the finished dish. Each recipe gives clear step-by-step instructions. Each supplies a list of ingredients and a list of equipment needed to complete the prep. “This is one friendly and engaging way to bring your children into the kitchen with you,” states Good. “When they help to fix a meal that they and their family enjoy, they’ll be back to make more.” Fix-It and Forget-It Kids’ Cookbook includes Fruity Waffle Topping, Cheesy Egg and Broccoli Breakfast Casserole, Big Juicy Burgers, Super Spaghetti Sauce, and Chocolate Covered Pretzels. Plus 44 more “may-I-have-another-helping” favorites.
Mom and Me CookBook – A little bonding time with mom?
With basic cooking techniques and tips, simple first recipes, and tasty, nutritious meal ideas, Annabel Karmel’s new family cookbook helps children ages three and up work with their parents to prepare a yummy array of favorite foods.
The Little House Cookbook: Frontier Foods from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Classic Stories – We have done recipes from this book when we studied The Little House Series, these recipes give your children great lessons in cooking in that time period and all the great food mentioned in the books!
More than 100 recipes introduce the foods and cooking of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s pioneer childhood, chronicled in her classic Little House books.
Kids’ Fun and Healthy Cookbook – Here is a great one for teaching cooking and healthy eating!
Put the fun back into healthy eating with this bright and colorful cookbook. This lively collection encourages kids to consider what they eat and how it affects their bodies, without preaching. Yummy interpretations of old classics, as well as new recipes destined to become classic help turn eating into a delicious treat.
DO you have any favorite cookbooks you use with your children?
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