Reviews for Let's Cook with Apples! : Delicious & Fun Apple Dishes Kids Can Make

Horn Book Guide Reviews 2013 Spring
Each volume contains eight creative kid-geared recipes preceded by pages introducing the titular base ingredient, cooking tools, measurements, and basic kitchen skills. The recipes are of varying degrees of difficulty, though all are manageable with some adult help. Color photos correspond with the simple step-by-step directions and also show the final scrumptious-looking products. Glos. [Review covers these Super Simple Recipes titles [cf2]Let's Cook With Apples![cf1], [cf2]Let's Cook with Cereal![cf1], [cf2]Let's Cook with Cheese![cf1], and [cf2]Let's Cook with Eggs![cf1].]

School Library Journal Reviews 2012 November

Gr 3-5--Eight reasonably foolproof recipes per book encourage kids to strap on an apron and get into the kitchen, where they will incidentally practice math skills and observe chemical and physical reactions. Appetizing food photography and clear instructions distinguish these books from many similar series, but a reliance on convenience foods and absence of nutrition information may keep them from becoming teachers' first choices. Repeated information-safety rules, measuring equivalents, etc.-is kept fresh with volume-specific photographs. Attractive design and lively writing add to the shelf appeal. The single-ingredient focus lends itself particularly well to Iron Chef-type classroom projects and programs.

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