Cool Hamburger Recipes: Main Dishes for Beginning Chefs

From the Series Cool Main Dish Recipes
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Full of delicious recipes, Cool Hamburger Recipes is sure to inspire young chefs in the making. Kids will learn to make savory sloppy joes, whip up a crunchy pretzel burger and more. This book in the Cool Main Dish Recipes series contains intros to cooking basics and terms, ingredients and tools lists, simple steps and easy‑to‑follow photography! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Copyright 2017
BISACS JNF014000, JNF024010
Genre Nonfiction
Publisher Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Series Cool Main Dish Recipes
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Lexile 540
ISBN 9781680781359
Title Format Reinforced book
Release Date 2016-12-15
Author Alex Kuskowski
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, Table of contents
Dewey 641.82
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level N

Cool Main Dish Recipes – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

It’s all protein in these vocabulary-rich cookbooks—vegetarians need not apply! Recipe instructions are detailed enough for novice chefs, providing good descriptive text in each step and photographs of key moments in the process. Kids will gain practice with basic techniques, such as frying, baking, and sautéing, and can experiment with casseroles, braising, and roasting. Wild Game notably covers nongrocery meat, and Fish contains especially useful tips for selecting out fresh fish, freezing fish, and removing bones. Veteran kids’ cookbook author Kuskowski packs these dishes with an amount of flavor that is unusual for this age range; ingredients like cumin, ginger, black pepper, hot pepper flakes, cayenne, Old Bay spice mix, and curry paste will appeal to the appetites of families for whom the bottle of hot sauce is never far from reach. Gender neutral cooking instruction for meat eaters with an extra punch of flavor.

Author: Alex Kuskowski

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