At the Farmers' Market with Kids: Recipes and Projects for Little Hands

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Chronicle Books, Mar 9, 2012 - Cooking - 168 pages
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Finish your vegetables! becomes a phrase of the past when kids discover the diversity and deliciousness of farmers' markets. From exploring the vibrant booths to selecting produce and tasting the unique flavors each season brings, the farmers' market provides a fertile playground for kids and brings families together while building healthy habits and supporting sustainable eating. At the Farmers' Market with Kids profiles the fruits and vegetables available at most farmers' markets, explaining how to tell which ones are ripe and how to store them. With age-specific tips that cater to children of all ages, plus 65 nutritious and kid-pleasing recipes to put your farmers' market spoils to use, this cookbook makes it easy for everyone in the family to eat healthfully and live well.
 

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This is a cookbook with much more. It offers a way to share with kids where food comes from, the variety of food choices, how to select and store fresh food, and recipes that focus on fresh flavor ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
8
S?RING
15
CHERRIES
31
LETTUCES
38
PEAS AND FAVA BEANS
46
BEANS
52
CORN
59
CUCUMBERS
66
FALL
95
PEARS
103
NUTS
114
WINTER SQUASHES
121
CABBAGES
132
CITRUS FRUITS
141
ONIONS
150
SWEET POTATOES
156

PEACHES NECTARINES AND PLUMS
73
SUMMER SQUASHES
82

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About the author (2012)

Ethel Brennan is a San Francisco Bay Area–based writer who teaches cooking and gardening to children.

Leslie Jonath is the author or co-author of many children's books and two cookbooks, including Miette. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Sheri Giblin is a San Francisco Bay Area photographer specializing in food. Her work has appeared in numerous cookbooks and magazines.

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