ExploreCooking with Children: How to Find Simple but Delicious Preparations
The folks at America’s Test Kitchen have published a handful of cookbooks – and dedicated a portion of their website – to teaching the next generation how to cook. The latest child-tested, child-approved book, The Complete DIY Cookbook for Young Chefs, features recipes for recreating favorite foods bought in the home store.
Not only is the Triple-Berry Fruit Leather recipe a healthy, homemade version of a fruit roll-up, it’s also a fun Saturday project to keep fidgety, homebound kids busy. Between flashing the fruit in a blender, reducing the mixture on the stove, and baking it to set, the project takes about 5 hours for Junior to tear his teeth into jerky fruit while mom tucks the rest away like after school next week Snack.