It’s Disgusting and We Ate it! True Food Facts From Around the World and Throughout History
By James Solheim
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Travel the edible world through jokes, poems, recipes and stories of food you wouldn’t believe like tadpole soup, baked bats or earthworm soup. Find out some fascinating factoids like Americans eat more than three and a half MILLION tons of cheese a year, and scientists discovered a 36,000-year-old bison frozen in Alaska. The fun illustrations and short “bites” of information make this a fun book to spend time with. The author even wrote a song about some of the disgusting things found in the book. Just scroll down to the bottom of the page and listen.
So, You Want To Be a Chef? How to get Started in the World of Culinary Arts
What Happens to a Hamburger by Paul Showers
Get ready to go on a journey unlike any you’ve taken before – through your digestive system. Learn the amazing process of what happens after you take a bite of food, and try out a couple of fun experiments to help you better understand the amazing process of digestion. Here’s a simple one to try.
What Makes Popcorn Pop? First Questions and Answers about Food
Did you ever wonder where food comes from? Or why bananas have peels? Is peanut butter actually made from butter, and yes, what makes popcorn pop? All these questions and more are answered with simple text and colorful illustrations in this fun book. You can even try making your own homemade butter, just get ready for an arm workout!
Cook Me a Story A treasury of stories and recipes inspired by classic fairy tales
By Bryan Kozlowski
Cook Me a Story is a creative approach to both stories and cooking. Divided like a recipe book, with breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner, desserts and drinks, the steps to each are interwoven with classic fairy tales with a twist, such as “Jack and the (Green) Beanstalk” and “Snow White and the Seven Dumplings.” Look for the golden crown to start cooking and a wand to let you know it’s time to ask for help from your fairy god mother (or father). Story time will never be the same.
How the Cookie Crumbled The True (and Not-so-True) Stories of the Invention of the Chocolate Chip Cookie by Gilbert Ford
You may want to bake up a batch of cookies from Ruth Wakefield’s original recipe to enjoy while you read this book. Part history, part legend and completely entertaining, this book will make you an authority on that American favorite – the chocolate chip cookie.
Dining with Dinosaurs A Tasty Guide to Mesozoic Munching By Hannah Bonner
Travel back in time for a tour of the “vores” of the dinosaur world, from mega carnivores to tiny herbivores and everything in between. Get ready to be amazed and maybe a bit grossed out when you learn what was on the prehistoric menu. Find out who ate what and get answers to everything you always wanted to know about dinosaur dining. Check out this link to find out more about the Mesozoic era.