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February 23, 2011



How about Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss?


Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss is a must! I can just see all those little ones loving the idea of green scrambled eggs which would be very easy to
tint, I would guess!


When my daughter was little one of her favorite books was "Cook-a-Doodle-Doo". A group of farmyard animals attempt to make a Strawberry Shortcake. Only the rooster knows how to cook and the other animals misinterpret the instructions. For example, beating the eggs brings a baseball bat into the picture. Cutting the butter has a pair of scissors attempting to cut the butter. It's really very funny but in the end they make a delicious Strawberry Shortcake.

My daughter is 16 now and we still have this book. It's one of a pile that are really 'keepers'. Thanks for bringing me this memory today. I think I'll get the book out today and re-read it with her for fun.


How about "Scrambled Eggs Supper" by Dr. Seuss. You can't go wrong with this book.


How fun for you to get to teach cooking to the kids. And what a great idea, to incorporate books into your curriculum.

One book that I remember reading to my boys was "The Giant Jam Sandwich", by John Vernon Lord. You might not want to actually MAKE a wasp/jam sandwich with the children, but what a funny book, and what a funny concept!

In fact, I was just watching a program on tv the other night (An Idiot Abroad) where the "Idiot" was offered a salsa in Mexico that consisted of chilies, spices, tomatoes and wasp larvae! What people won't eat!!!!!

I'm thinking that your "wasps" could be soft golden raisins, cut in strips lengthwise.. Added to a peanut butter and jam sandwich, you'd have a feast! Glass of milk or juice, and Viola! Kid-friendly meal.

Sorry I don't recall any egg stories. But I'm sure someone will.

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