such a lonely, horrible word, that is unless you make do about it. With a respiratory infection looming around I was bound to get it too. To think all the garlic, onions and vitamin C I’ve been eating could ward it off. Nope!
So while I have been (mostly) stuck at home with it, I’ve also been pretty busy. I perfected my pumpkin empanada recipe (I had to make a few changes to it) that I want to include in one of my books! At least by my standards, I even managed to make them LOOK delicious. So the workshop for today was getting acquainted with perfection, recipe perfection. Which is quite important if it might possibly go in a book.
Here they are: “scrumdidlyumptios” is what my DH calls them.
This got me thinking about books that have recipes in them. OR books that explore food but don’t necessarily have recipes in them. Books like this one:
Here are some more along with some recipes or activities related to the kidlit–so that you always have something to do about nothing.
Walter the Baker by Eric Carle
are some pretzel recipes along with a bit of pretzel history.
Have some fun with Carle and his books here
or just play with some Play-Doh here
There is always much ado about popcorn with:
Learn about de Paola and his books here
Or make a popcorn cake with this recipe
and read the fun poem/song while you munch away.
Explore an overload of popcorn madness, find the encyclopedia popcornia, find more great popcorn reads, and ask Poppy anything you like with this website
There are so many good ones! Too many to list!
What can you do with a Paletta by, Carmen Taffola
, and aqui
are are a few things you can do with Paletta!
This book contains 2 recipes! Here
is a link to a multicultural bakery Los Bagels where you can find recipes and a bit of the history of the bagel and the bakery itself.
So when there is much ado about nothing…I challenge you to try to find something to do. Writing or not, much ado about something is better than nothing. You get the point.
What are some of your favorite kidlit book/recipe combo favorites?