Meaty Main Dishes
From the Series You're the Chef
Want to treat your family to some meaty home-cooked meals? You can be the chef with these easy-to-follow recipes for Asian shrimp stir fry, juicy chicken drumsticks, taco meatballs, and other tasty dishes. You’ll find simple drawings of important steps as well as photographs of the finished dishes. This book also provides key information, such as an equipment list, a technique list, safety tips, notes on special ingredients, and more. What are you waiting for? It’s time to get cooking!
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Category||Makerspace, Makerspace: Cooking|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
“The You’re the Chef series invites readers to get behind the stove and start whipping up recipes they and their family will enjoy…. A colorful, easy-to-read design and illustrations of the process combined with a photo of the finished dish top off these tasty treatments.” —Booklist
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“These recipes manage to hit a sweet spot in kid cookery: they require little in the way of expertise, yet are complex enough to be interesting….The instructions are detailed and thoroughly illustrated with clear color drawings; photos show the enticing final products.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Author: Jennifer S. Larson
Jennifer S. Larson has written many nonfiction books for young readers.
Photographer: Brie Cohen
Brie Cohen is an award-winning photojournalist based in the Twin Cities. She has worked as a photojournalist for the Albert Lea Tribune and as a freelancer for The Associated Press. Her work has appeared places like the front page of USA Today and is the front cover of the twelfth edition of Mevlin Mencher’s News Reporting and Writing. Brie grew up in Plymouth, Minnesota, and graduated magna cum laude and with distinction with a Bachelors of Arts degree in visual journalism from the University of Minnesota. Brie lives in Northeast Minneapolis and enjoys running, playing soccer, hanging by the lakes, eating local food, picnics, keeping up with the art scene, and frolicking.
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You're the Chef
You’re the Chef is a fun, basic cooking series for beginning cooks. Simple recipes are presented with illustrated step-by-step instructions and a photograph of each finished dish. The focus is on easy preparation, healthful options, and tasty results. View available downloads →