Young Brooklyn Foodies


As the leaves turn and the temperatures drop, it's the perfect opportunity to turn your spare time into cooking time.  Try these fun websites and cook books next time you're in the kitchen!

Internet Links
Center for Disease Control: Body and Mind Web SiteBAM! Body and Mind
Learn all about nutrition with games, puzzles, quizzes, and facts.
Chop Chop Magazine Web SiteChopChop,
The Fun Cooking Magazine for Families
Inspires kids to cook real food with their families.  Healthy, easy-to-use recipes!
Kickin Kitchen.TV Web
A new place for kids to communicate, cook, and create online and in real life featuring webisodes, a recipe exchange with quick and simple recipes, nutrition information, original music, contests and games.
Kids Health Web SiteKids Health
Web site that helps you learn about eating right, exercising, and about how your body works.

Smart Mouth Web SiteSmart Mouth
Read articles, play games, learn new recipes and watch cool videos to help you get a jump start on eating better and living a healthier life.

Spatulatta Web SiteSpatulatta
Cooking web site featuring sisters Isabella and Olivia Gerasole. Pick up some new recipes or learn some cooking basics.
Articles & Databases
Read up on the different foods and eating habits of the different people of the world.
Print Resources

Cooking with Fruits and Vegetables, book coverCooking with Fruits and Vegetables
By Claire Llewellyn with recipes by Clare O'Shea
Includes descriptions of fruits and vegetables with healthy recipes.
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Easy Breakfasts From Around the World, book coverEasy Breakfasts from Around the World
By Sheila Griffin Llanas
Delicious recipes for breakfast foods from around the world along with information about the countries they came and the special ingredients in each dish.
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Item ImageEasy Desserts from Around the World
By Heather Alexander
Try a new dessert and learn about special ingredients and countries around the world.
J 641.86 A


How Cooking Works, book coverHow Cooking Works
Photographs by Dave King
Why does chocolate melt? Why do onions make your eyes water? Find the answers to your questions with inspiration to try new recipes.
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The May Clinic Kids Cookbook, book coverThe Mayo Clinic Kids' Cookbook: 50 Favorite Recipes for Fun and Healthy Eating
Healthy recipes that children can make by themselves, including tuna flippers, ABC salad, and honey carrots.
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Frankenstein book jacketOne World Kids Cookbook
By Sean Mendez
Simple recipes for dishes from around the world, from jollof rice to fajitas.  Includes suggestions for vegetarian substitutes.  
J 641.59 M

The Spatulatta Cookbook, book coverThe Spatulatta Cookbook
By Isabella and Olivia Gerasole; Photographs by John Zich
The first cookbook from the people behind the Spatulatta web site.
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Twist it Up: More Than 60 Delicious Recipes from an Inspiring Young Chef, Cook Book, book coverTwist it Up: More Than 60 Delicious Recipes from an Inspiring Young Chef
By Jack Witherspoon with Lisa Witherspoon; Photographs by Sheri Giblin
Eleven-year-old Jack Witherspoon, two-time leukemia survivor, dreamed to be a chef.  Through is passion, he created his own recipes presented here with clear, step-by-step instructions and impressive photographs.
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Way Cool Drinks, book coverWay Cool Drinks
By Marilyn LaPenta
Shares recipes for nutritious drinks, including pechango paradise, winter wonder punch, and red lava volcano.
J 641.875 L

The World in Your Lunch Box: The Wacky History and Weird Science of Everyday Foods, book coverThe World in Your Lunch Box: The Wacky History and Weird Science of Everyday Foods
By Claire Eamer; artwork by Sa Boothroyd
Discover the tasty stories behind the foods we love.
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