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American Grub: Eats for Kids from All Fifty States
     

American Grub: Eats for Kids from All Fifty States

by Lynn Kuntz, Jan Fleming, Mark A. Hicks (Illustrator)
 

What could be more fun than making Patty-Cake Crab Cakes from Maryland or Buenos Dias Tortillas from New Mexico? Eating them, of course! In this fun and easy-to-use cookbook for kids, the authors cover all fifty states and the foods for which they are known, as well as fifty fabulous recipes-one from each state. The recipes are simple to make, great tasting, and

Overview

What could be more fun than making Patty-Cake Crab Cakes from Maryland or Buenos Dias Tortillas from New Mexico? Eating them, of course! In this fun and easy-to-use cookbook for kids, the authors cover all fifty states and the foods for which they are known, as well as fifty fabulous recipes-one from each state. The recipes are simple to make, great tasting, and encourage children to explore their curiosity about each state and the origin of its unique food peculiarities. From Massachusetts' Sugar Baked Beans to Hawaii's Aloha-Bobs, it's all American Grub, and it's all covered in this entertaining book.

American Grub includes general cooking and safety guidelines, charming color illustrations, and a recipe index, organized by type of food.

Editorial Reviews

Chicago Sun-Times
...a fun and flavorful way for kids to enjoy a dose of American history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586852603
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
01/29/2003
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.26(d)
Age Range:
6 - 12 Years

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Arkansas

Watermelon Frappe

What you need:

4 cups diced watermelon, without seeds

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1 teaspoon lemon rind, grated

1 bottle (12 ounces) ginger ale

What to do:

1. Put the first 3 ingredients into blender and whirl until frothy.

2. Pour mixture into a pitcher.

3. Add ginger ale to the pitcher and stir.

4. Pour into tall glasses filled with ice cubes.

Makes about 5 cups

Meet the Author

Lynn Kuntz is the author of many fiction and non fiction magazine articles, as well as an activity book for kids called The Naturalist's Handbook: Activities for Young Ezplorers. She lives with her husband and four children in Durango, Colorado.

Jan Fleming is the author of the Durango Cookbook. She served as president of the Children's Musuem in Durango, where she lives with her husband and two children.

Mark A Hicks has illustrated many publications and periodicals, uncluding Sesame Street Magazine, U.S. Kids Magazine, and Kids Today (USA Today). He lives in Phoenix, Arizona

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