Cool Holiday Food Art: Easy Recipes That Make Food Fun to Eat!
Kids love to play with their food! This title introduces readers to holiday food art through cool and visual recipes. Young food artists will learn how to present and garnish with a variety of foods. Each kid-tested recipe, from monster popcorn balls to groundhog cupcakes, includes step-by-step instructions and how-to photos. Tools and ingredients lists are also provided, but creativity is encouraged. There's nothing ordinary about this cookbook! Checkerboard is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|BISACS||JNF014000, JNF024010, JNF015000|
|Subject||Arts, Crafts & Makerspace|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||O|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||NOT AR|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Cool Food Art – Horn Book Guide
Each book begins with kitchen basics—safety, ingredients, equipment, techniques—necessary to prepare the volumes “food art.” Photographs provide clear step-by-step instructions as well as images of the finished products. . .[and] improvisation is encouraged.
Cool Food Art – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
. . .this series assumes a. . .comfortable footing with cooking and encourages readers to stretch their imaginations beyond the eight dishes offered in each title. Helpful starting points include a page devoted to foods that can be made into facial features: eyes (blueberries on banana slices, grape halves on marshmallows), noses (cantaloupe ball, baby carrot), and mouths (lemon slice, red pepper top). Some of the finished products that evoke the works of Saxton Freymann require paring-knife skills; others involve simply shaping the food and arranging it on the plate or cupcake. All of the projects require adult supervision. . . .The ingredients mesh well to make dishes that will taste as appealing as they look