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Sesame Street C Is for Cooking: Recipes from the Street
Synopses & Reviews
In this irresistible full-color cookbook, Elmo, Cookie Monster, Grover, and the gang show parents and young children how cooking together can be fun
With this one-of-a-kind cookbook parents at last have the perfect guide to help them introduce their Elmo-loving 2- to 5-year-olds to the world of cooking. Helping out in the kitchen can also teach children about food and healthy eating habits not to mention math, science, and culture.
Vibrantly illustrated throughout with full-color photos and illustrations, Sesame Street " C" is for Cooking offers 50 recipes for nutritious, appealing dishes that kids will love to eat and help make. Favorite Sesame Street characters such as Elmo, Big Bird, Oscar, Ernie, Bert, and the newest character, Abby Cadabby, introduce each recipe and offer food facts, letter and number activities, and round-the-world fun. To get children involved, the recipes all include one or more " Kids!" step that s clearly identified with an icon.
With recipes for drinks, breakfasts, lunches, soups, dinners, side dishes, and sweets and treats from Oscar s Spicy Cider and Elmo s Chili to Big Bird s Spaghetti Pie and Cookie Monster s Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies Sesame Street " C" is for Cooking is sure to be a hit with parents and kids everywhere.
Sesame Street is broadcast in 120 countries and has been the most trusted name in early childhood education for 35 years. More than 8 million people in the U.S. tune into Sesame Street each week, and over 10 million Sesame Street books were sold in 2003. Susan McQuillan, RD (New York, NY) is a registered dietitian, cookbook author, and foodwriter who has contributed to magazines such as Woman s Day, Family Circle, American Health, Prevention, and Cooking Light and has appeared on the Today show and the Food Network.
"Parents and kids alike will have a wonderful time in the kitchen with this delightful collection of over 50 kid-friendly recipes. Registered dietician McQuillan and the stars of Sesame Street compile a wide range of dishes, from classics like Chicken Nuggets, Fish Sticks and Macaroni and Cheese to more exotic fare such as African Peanut Butter Soup and Bert's Tutti Frutti Turkey Salad, which gets a boost of flavor from curry powder. Recipes are simple and straightforward, and each has at least one step a child can perform. Parents will like the fact that the book offers plenty of healthy alternatives to junk-food snacks and dishes traditionally high in fat; lowfat yogurt, for example, substitutes for mayonnaise in tartar sauce and sour cream in stuffed potatoes. Kids will also enjoy learning how favorites like peanut butter and applesauce are made. Packed with jokes, tips and food trivia from Grover, the Count, Big Bird and others, this title lives up to its pedigree, making both learning and cooking fun for kids." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
Introduce your kids to cooking...
with help from the Sesame Street gang!
Find more than 50 simple, tasty recipes for healthy breakfasts, lunches, dinners, sweets and treats,and more. Elmo, Cookie Monster, Grover, Ernie and Bert,Oscar the Grouch, Abby Cadabby, and more of your favorite friends from Sesame Street introduce the recipes and share food facts, letter and number activities, and other cooking fun.
All recipes include one or more "kids!" steps to get children involved in the kitchen.
Highly illustrated four-color recipe book. Features 50 recipes for parents to make for, or with, their children. Recipes will be kid favorites like chicken nuggets and cupcakes plus new ideas— discussed in context of a balanced diet and smart food choices. Nutrition advice in headnotes and/or tips for each recipe. Color photograph of each recipe. Illustrations and photos of Elmo, Oscar, Cookie Monster, Bert & Ernie, Zoe, Rosita, the newest character Abby Cadabby, and other popular characters are featured throughout the book. Kids! icon: Every recipe will feature this icon to indicate specific steps that young children can do. Together Time pages in the back of the book offer simple activities for kids and parents to do together to make cooking and mealtime activities fun and educational.
About the Author
SESAME STREET, broadcast in 120 countries, has been the single largest educator of children around the world for 35 years. The brand is maximized in numerous media including: a children-s book program, magazines, online, product licensing, home videos, live entertainment, theme parks, and community outreach projects.
SUSAN MCQUILLAN is a nutritionist and food writer who has written extensively about healthy eating. She has contributed many articles and recipes to magazines such as Woman's Day, Family Circle, American Healthy, Prevention, and Cooking Light.
Table of Contents
Before You Begin.
Lunches to Munch On.
Something Special on the Side.
Sweets and Treats.
Funny Food Faces.
What Our Readers Are Saying