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Salad People and More Real Recipes: A New Cookbook for Preschoolers and Up (Hardcover)

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A kids' cookbook with easy recipes for healthy, wholesome, and fun dishes to inspire cooking adventures, kitchen confidence, and food appreciation.

In this sequel to her classic Pretend Soup—considered by many to be the gold standard of children’s cookbooks—award-winning author/illustrator Mollie Katzen works her magic with 20 new, child-tested recipes including such delicacies as Counting Soup, Chewy Energy Circles, and Polka Dot Rice. Each illustrated recipe offers the child chef the opportunity to count, measure, mix, assemble, and most important, have fun. Designed as do-together projects—with the child as chef and the adult as assistant—these kitchen adventures will give children confidence in their cooking skills and inspire a life-long healthy relationship with food. With Salad People and a little time in the kitchen, budding chefs will cheer: “I like it because I made it myself!”

About the Author

MOLLIE KATZEN is a cookbook author and artist who has profoundly shaped the way America eats. Mollie is a consultant and cocreator of Harvard's groundbreaking Food Literacy Project. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Praise For…

"Ms. Katzen, who also wrote 'Moosewood Cookbook,' has a good sense of small children’s powers and limitations, and sensibly recommends planning cooking sessions “for in-between times” when no one is hungry enough to get cranky."
—The New York Times

"Mollie Katzen’s cookbooks for preschoolers, Pretend Soup and Salad People, are works of child-friendly genius. . ."

"...Katzen offers another gold-standard collection of vegetarian, kid-friendly recipes in an artistic, innovative format."

“If you’ve never cooked with kids before, begin with Mollie Katzen’s ebulliently illustrated Salad People and More Real Recipes, showcasing 20 child-friendly food projects that focus on healthy ingredients, individual creativity, and hands-on fun. A section for adults introduces each recipe and provides tips on helping children successfully navigate the specifics, followed by a pictorial version appropriate for even the most inexperienced chefs (including pre-readers).” 
—School Library Journal Curriculum Connections 
Product Details
ISBN: 9781582461410
ISBN-10: 1582461414
Publisher: Tricycle Press
Publication Date: September 2005
Pages: 96
Language: English