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Recipe Road Trip, Cooking Your Way Across the USA

Recipe Road Trip

Recipe Road Trip

This review was written by: Joni McNeal

About the Book

Take the kids on a delicious road trip across America without ever leaving your kitchen! Did you know that Baked Alaska is not actually from Alaska? It was invented in Louisiana. The Twinkie was created in Illinois and Virginia was the first state to grow peanuts.

Explore the geography, history and regional charm of the United States as you help your little chef prepare dishes from this entertaining book which includes 120+ recipes—all with easy-to-find ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions. Food humor sprinkled throughout the book will have you laughing out loud while your kids discover the origins of each new flavor. Colorful, engaging illustrations highlight state products and inventions making it both informative and fun!

This family-friendly cookbook is designed to educate and entertain, teaching through the creative art of cooking. It’s a great introduction to our nation’s diverse cuisine, representing the many cultural and ethnic backgrounds that make up the United States.

This book is organized by region, offering a brief history of the climate, topography and natural resources found in each location. Sweet and savory recipes include the use of (accessible) locally-sourced crops, highlighting the historical significance of certain foods. Listed by category and level of difficulty, budding chefs will just love achieving new culinary heights with the help of a responsible adult. Kids and parents will both delight in this one-of-a-kind roadtrip by way of their tastebuds!

About the Author

No suitcase is required for Nanette Lavin’s debut book, “Recipe Road Trip.” This book was inspired by her love of travel, cooking, and children. As a social worker in a preschool for the past 25 years, she knows how food connects with children. This book will take you on a deep dive into the foodie culture of the U.S.A. without ever leaving your kitchen. The fun and surprising “Did You Know” facts of each state is an added bonus, on top of mouthwatering recipes. Nanette lives in New York with her daughter, Emma, and their 3-year-old Wheaten Terrier, Maddie.

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Recipe Road Trip

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Recipe Road Trip

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