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Top Kids Cookbooks for 2017

As we wrap up the new year I'm taking a look at some best seller cookbooks you'll find in the market this year. As well as highlighting some of our favorites and some new cookbooks just coming out.
Cookbooks make great gifts whether as a family gift or for a child who loves to cook.
5 Top Cookbooks for 2017
Cooking Class by Deanna Cook. This cookbook is geared for ages 6-12 and includes recipes for lunch, dessert, dinners, vegetables, breakfast and snacks. A special chapter at the beginning teaching kids some important cooking skills like measuring, cleaning up and kitchen vocabulary.

Kid Chef Foodie Kids Cookbook Teaching kids some great skills with what to stock in your kitchen, using a knife correctly and much more. As well as including healthy recipes from all the important categories like main dishes, snacks and desserts.

Master Chef Junior Cookbook follows after the popular television show that has aspiring young chefs cooking with other contestants. This kids cookbo…

Food Garnishing Ideas

Add a little flair to your meals with a little garnish Did you know the way you present your food on a plate and even the colors on the plate make the food you serve more appealing to eat? When you are plating your food or presenting it on a platter, keep an eye on color. You'll see in a restaurant little additions of lemon wedges or green garnishes to add color to your plate.

Here are some quick ideas:
Garnish soup with toppings such as chopped avocado, sliced almonds or add a swirl of cream or sour cream to the top before serving. Sprinkle baked goods with chopped nuts or streusel topping before baking.  Add powdered sugar to baked goods after they come out of the oven. You can do this by sprinkling sugar with your fingers or using a sugar shaker.Add chopped fresh herbs to soup or saladsAdd a sliced lemon or lime to a drink.Cut fruit or vegetables into flowers. You can get really fancy by learning how to cut flowers out of radishes, carrots and tomatoes.Add a fruit kabob to a s…

10 Safety Tips when Cooking with Kids

We can all agree that our kids can benefit from spending some quality time with us parents. This is why you have to engage in activities that you can do together. One of the best activities that you can do is cooking. It’s engaging, fun and interesting. As a bonus, it can help teach them how to be responsible.
Speaking of being responsible, it’s your responsibility as an adult to ensure their safety. Cooking can be a dangerous activity especially for kids. You don’t have to worry though because it can be a very safe activity if you’re going to follow these safety tips.
Kitchen Safety Help including a printable kitchen safety chart.

In our Teacher's Curriculum Set we dive more into kitchen safety, food contamination and spreading germs.
Kitchen Safety Posters and More

Fun Recipes to Make With Your Kids

Cooking with your kids is one of those great things you can do to spend some quality time together. During this process, you will teach your kids basics of cooking, help them increase confidence, show your love while having some fun together.

Your cooking lessons should not be rigid but instead filled with creativity and laughter. Do not expect perfect results and if something goes completely wrong explain that sometimes accidents happen.

See our fun recipes to make with your kids here.

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