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Did You Know?

The world’s biggest Dirt Cake (made from crushed cookies, butter, cream cheese, sugar and edible decorations) was made by India’s Bangalore Baking Buddies, and weighed over 2300 pounds! After Guinness World Records certified it, the cake was shared with community groups.


Safety first! ALWAYS check with an adult before starting any cooking or baking project!

Cooking Up a Treat Coloring Page

Koolickles from National Geographic Kids
The strangest, easiest pickle recipe ever, made with Kool-Aid!

Recipes at Cooking With Kids!
Browse through lots of kid-friendly recipes, from Cuban Beans and Yellow Rice to Ethiopian Lentils to Simple Baked Pears, and many more! Check out the Quick Tips page for some cooking basics. All pages available in both English and Spanish.

Enjoy these recipes for kid cooks!


Ingredient Magazine
Recipes and articles, all for kids, all about food! This magazine is available in the children’s room at both our libraries.


American Girl: Grace Stirs Up Success [DVD]
When Grace travels to Paris on a summer trip with her mom, she finds out that her grandparents' bakery is closing and tries to figure out a way to help save their business.

Ratatouille [DVD or Blu-ray]
Young Remy the rat dreams of becoming a great chef, and when he finds himself living beneath a famous restaurant, he begins his studies!

Scooby-Doo! and the Gourmet Ghost [DVD]
This state-of-the-art cooking resort isn't all steak and potatoes! After the gang finds out about the Red Ghost and the unsolved disappearance of Bobby Flay's great ancestor chef, the gang teams up with Bobby to dig in for clues and serve up justice.

Wallace & Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death [DVD]
Wallace and his amazing dog, Gromit, go into the bakery business - and Gromit has to keep Wallace safe from the competition!

Web Links

Chew on This from National Geographic Kids
Fun facts, videos, games, recipes, and more! Check out the easy recipe for making ice cream in a plastic bag, and scroll down to try the Ice Cream Personality Quiz!

The Food Timeline
This timeline shows when different foods became common. Click on a food to learn more.