Authors in the Kitchen: Recipes, Stories, and More (Google eBook)

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Libraries Unlimited, 2005 - Cooking - 215 pages
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Step into the kitchen and stir up a batch of storybook treats with literary recipes based on the books and lives of 50 of your favorite children's authors and illustrators, including Eric Carle, Mary Casanova, Keiko Kasza, Steven Kellogg, Yuyi Morales, Janet Stevens, and Jane Yolen and 40 others. Whip up a heavenly coconut cream cake enjoyed in Jacqueline Briggs Martin's recent story, On Sand Island; savor the spicy pumpkin pie inspired by Toni Buzzeo's Sea Chest. You'll also learn some fascinating facts about each author and read anecdotes and stories connected with the recipes. Biographical details, author photographs, book lists, and reading connections make this a perfect resource for library, classroom, and home. A great gift for booklovers. What a delicious way to learn about authors and their books!

Step into the kitchen and stir up a batch of storybook treats with 50 literary recipes based on the books and lives of 50 of your favorite children's authors and illustrators, including Eric Carle, Mary Casanova, Keiko Kasza, Steven Kellogg, Yuyi Morales, Janet Stevens, and Jane Yolen and 40 others. Whip up a heavenly coconut cream cake enjoyed in Jacqueline Briggs Martin's recent story, On Sand Island; savor the spicy pumpkin pie inspired by Toni Buzzeo's Sea Chest. You'll also learn some fascinating facts about each author and read anecdotes and stories connected with the recipes. Biographical details, author photographs, book lists, and reading connections make this a perfect resource for library, classroom, and home. A great gift for booklovers. What a delicious way to learn about authors and their books! Grades K-6.

  

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Contents

Laurie Halse AndersonCranberry JellO
5
Caroline ArnoldAnasazi Bean Soup
9
Jim AylesworthFudge
13
Mary AzarianCinnamon Rolls
17
Bob BarnerPecan Pie
21
Raymond BialGerman Potato Salad
25
Ashley BryanSweet Potato Pie
29
Eve BuntingBirthday Cake
33
Trina Schart Hyman and Katrin TchanaSweet Rice Cakes
117
Paul Brett JohnsonFried Chicken
121
Keiko KaszaPotato Salad
125
Steven KelloggHot Marshmallow Cheesecake with Raspberry Fudge Sauce
129
Jane KurtzOrange Spirals
133
Elaine LandauScalloped Corn
137
Deborah Nourse LattimoreShrimp Santorini
141
Melinda LongBumblebee Stew
145

Dori Hillestad ButlerLefse
37
Toni BuzzeoPumpkin Pie Pizzazz
41
Janie BynumBanana Bread
45
Eric CarleGerman Style Potato Dumplings
49
Mary CasanovaCrazy Chocolate Cake
53
Judith CaseleyBroccoli Cookies and More
57
Shirley ClimoSherbet
61
Susan Stevens CrummelMexican Rollups
65
Pat CummingsChocolate Chip Cookies
69
Carl DeukerVegetable Medley
73
Diane Dillon and Leo DillonPlantain Fritters
77
Marianne J DysonSaffron Chicken
81
Kathy FeeneyMarco Polo Bars
85
Debra FrasierOrange Ambrosia
89
Susan GaberCucumbers
93
Gail GibbonsApple Pie
97
Paul GobleBuffalo Berry Preserves
101
Carol GormanSpaghetti
105
Dan GutmanFruit
109
Esther HershenhornChicken Soup
113
Betsy MaestroSour Cream Cookies
149
Jacqueline Briggs MartinCoconut Cake
153
Yuyi MoralesTortillas
157
Nancy Winslow ParkerPound Cake
161
John Paterson and Katherine PatersonBlueberry Muffins
165
Jeni ReevesChess Pie
169
Dian Curtis ReganBrownies
173
Barbara SantucciZucchini Bread
177
April Pulley SayrePasta
181
Janet StevensVegetable Soup
185
Tanya Lee StoneLatkes
189
Anastasia SuenChocolate Chip Cookies
193
Jane Yolen and Heidi Elizabet Yolen StempleChocolate
197
Photograph Credits
201
Illustrative Credits
202
Quotation Credits
203
Acknowledgments of Recipe Sources
205
Sources for More Information
206
Indices
207
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About the author (2005)

SHARRON L. McELMEEL is a renowned author and educational consultant, and Adjunct Instructor of Children's and Young Adult Literature at Mt. Mercy College and at the University of Iowa, Iowa City. A former library media specialist and columnist, she was named Iowa Reading Teacher of the Year in 1987, and in 2003 she received the Iowa Reading Association's State Literacy Award in recognition of her lifelong efforts to build literacy and literature appreciation in the community.

DEBORAH L. MCELMEEL earned a graduate degree in science from the University of Iowa and after teaching for several years in the Chicago Public School system, she now teaches chemistry at Stoughton High School, Stoughton, Wisconsin.

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