Cookbooks for Kids
There has never been a better moment to teach children to cook than when they are at home and schools are closed. Their entire lives will be spent using this crucial life skill. Additionally, cooking teaches kids many things, like reading, arithmetic, and science! But figuring out how to approach it can be challenging. Check out our list of the top kid-friendly cookbooks as a wonderful place to start.
This treasure from America’s Test Kitchen features over a hundred kid-tested and approved recipes, step-by-step images of procedures, and suggestions. This is the best option we have for food education.
Get them the book with 100 recipes based on meals the contestants served in the first five seasons if they like the show, along with techniques, advice, and recommendations. Anyone for seared scallops?
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This approach is somewhat more straightforward (best for kids ages 6-12). You are looking at recipes for simple classics like pizza, French toast, and applesauce.
This 1957 cookbook, which features delightful color graphics and photographs, was a staple in the lives of an entire generation. There’s a reason it’s a classic.
Anywhere, we would recognize those red and white checks! And in the most recent edition of this cookbook, we particularly enjoy the chapter on kitchen safety.
DK wins the day! Children will adore full-color photography, and adults will love that it teaches them valuable skills like the proper knife grip.
Your preferred kitchen retailer offers a children’s cookbook! It’s only fitting that Willams-Sonoma would create something so lovely and simple.
This sweet option transforms beloved fairy tales into mouthwatering meals. Goldilocks and the Three Pears come to mind. Cook Me a Rhyme may be another book you like.
It’s time to broaden those tastes. This cookbook is an excellent option because it has 60 recipes from Mexico, China, France, Italy, and France. It also contains numerous lectures on history and culture (see what we did there?).
Spaghetti is a kid’s favorite. For authentic regional Italian meals, consult this best-selling cookbook’s special edition created to celebrate its tenth anniversary.
Child Julia would be pleased. Kids can make everything from madeleines to crème brûlée to croque-monsieurs and steak frites with this Mardi Michels offering.
Try this suggestion from culinary blogger Erin Gleason for a vegetarian cookbook. Watercolors and hand calligraphy are used in the stunning design, while kid-friendly veggie alternatives like rainbow chard quiche and kale tacos are available.
Have a future pastry chef? The sweets in this cookbook vary from traditional favorites like cookies and cupcakes to more adventurous dishes like fruit turnovers and chocolate truffles. Enjoy it? American Girl Cooking is available.
For any fan of Harry Potter, this is a necessity. This trendy cookbook is magical, with recipes like pumpkin pasties and treacle desserts.
The ideal cooking for young children occasionally involves fake cooking. Thanks to the pull-down and pop-out elements, children may mix and slice in this interactive book without making a mess. Additionally, there are variations for tacos, cookies, and pancakes.
We have our oldest children, who are on the other end of the spectrum. The main goal of this cookbook is to show teenagers how to prepare the foods they want to eat without catching fire.