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Recipes For Kids To Cook

Fun, simple recipes for kids to make with a little help from Mom.

Play it safe and prepare and cook these recipes with an adult. Learn to use kitchen tools and appliances correctly before you try to cook on your own. Cooking can be combined with studying literature, history, world culture, science and math!

Avoiding Hotel Food
AN A TO Z ARTICLE
How to survive at a homeschool conference with starving children in a hotel room where all the food is way too expensive for your budget. By Nancy Friedland.

Edible Landfill Recipe
AN A TO Z RESOURCE
How to assemble a model landfill to learn how a modern trash dump works.

Gory Goodies
AN A TO Z RESOURCE
DrinksDips, Snacks, & AppetizersBreadsMain DishesDesserts and Other Good Ideas


Cafe Zoom
Recipes kids are sure to like and be able to make for themselves. From the PBS Zoom tv show.

Chocolate and TCHO
How fine chocolate is made from the pod of the cacao tree through drying, fermentation, crystallization, to “beta” testing. Fred and I went to a chocolate tasting “event” and got to have a taste test of TCHO chocolates.
Cooking for home educators
Help mom cook tonight! Tips and recipes this British homeschool family likes best.

Cook hotdogs with the Sun in minutes
In this section we will show you how to make a powerful solar concentrator that can cook four or five hotdogs in minutes.


Cooking for Engineers
You’ll enjoy this site because it has lots of photos of each step in the cooking process.

For Great Cakes, Get the Ratios Right
Experienced cake bakers would never dream of trying to bake a cake without first “doing the math” to make sure that the ingredients are in balance. Having the right proportions of flour, eggs, sugar, and fat makes all the difference.

Homemade Butter
Shake cream in a jar to make your own butter. Spread on a muffin for a real or imaginary tea party.

Honey Magic
You can make a shake, you can make a snack. Just start with honey and you can make magic!

How to Read a Recipe
No matter what you like to read, you’re in luck when it comes to reading recipes for kids – they’re almost always easy to read and simple to follow.

Incredible Edible Chemical Landfill
Our edible landfill will represent all the chemical waste in the USA today. Proper treatment of the waste will be represented by equal share of the jello mold and consumes it, there will be none left at the end of the period. Whatever material remains will continue to be a problem for future generations.

A Japanese Cookbook For Kids
Recipes for dishes that are popular with school kids in Japan and are a cinch to prepare.

Kids a Cookin’
Follow Host (and Mom) Karen Arnold, as she leads school-age children step-by-step in preparing nutritious, delicious, but most of all, fun recipes. Each week, pint-sized chefs will help prepare a different recipe that can easily be made in your own home. These recipes are not only simple to prepare and affordable, but are an excellent way to share the joys of cooking with your kids.

Kids Recipes
What’s for dinner tonight? You’re sure to find the answer among these many delicious, Disney-inspired meals and treats.


Kids Cooking – Whole Food Market
These recipes can be made very fast and they taste great. Before you start, be sure to check with Mom or Dad that it is OK for you to use the stove, sharp knives, and the blender.

Kids Cooking Activities
Learning to cook helps kids to learn about nutrition and healthy eating. They are growing up with fast food and junk food at their fingertips, which is part of the reason why child obesity is on the rise! Teaching kids to cook will help instill skills to last them a lifetime.

Miss Jr. Chef
Homeschooler has her own cooking show. She blogs and has images and videos to teach other children how to cook very well.

Pear World
We sent PearBear into his pantry to develop fun and easy recipes for you to use with USA Pears.

Pioneer Cooking: Johnny Cakes
Some historians think that they were originally called Shawnee cakes and that the colonists slurred the words, pronouncing it as johnnycakes. Historians also think that “janiken,” an American Indian word meant “corn cake,” could possibly be the origin.

Pioneer Cooking and Recipes
The main items pioneers kept on hand for cooking were corn, wheat, salt, sugar, molasses, and honey. Here are listed recipes using these items.

Popcorn
A whole site just about popcorn! How to buy it, cook it, and eat it! Even books that feature popcorn in some way. A unit study about popcorn, you could say.

Pressure Cooking School
A pressure cooker can save time in a busy household, but it must be used safely. It is also a physics lesson about working with things under pressure. You will need a pressure cooker and its manual to proceed with these lessons. Several recipes are provided that kids will enjoy. Provided by National Presto Industries.

Recipe for Victory: Food and Cooking in Wartime
Combine gardening and cooking with history with this original source collection which presents books and government publications documenting the national effort to promote and implement a plan to make food the key to winning World War I. From The University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center.

Science of Cooking
Here you’ll find recipes, activities, and Webcasts that will enhance your understanding of the science behind food and cooking-and may even make you a better cook!

Spatulatta
A James Beard award winning website that features kids teaching kids how to cook healthy meals.


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