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Teens Cook

How to Cook What You Want to Eat
Carle, Megan (Book - 2004 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Teens Cook

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Written by two teens who know what teens do and don't know about cooking, TEENS COOK is an instructional cookbook that teaches young adults how to make great meals--and be confident and independent in the kitchen. Authors Megan and Jill Carle are teenage sisters with nothing much in common when it comes to food--except that they both know how to cook really well. One buys ingredients she likes and figures out what to make when she gets home; the other follows every recipe to the letter. One is a vegetarian who's drawn to ethnic food; the other prefers all-American comfort food. Together, they're a dynamic duo who have created and mastered more than 75 recipes for breakfasts, snacks, sides, family meals, dinners for one, and desserts. In TEENS COOK, the Carle sisters also share their kitchen know-how on averting and fixing disasters, dealing with cookbook math (fractions and metrics--ugh!), deciphering culinary vocabulary (all those terms we kind of know, but not really), explaining chemistry (why and how stuff goes right and wrong in the kitchen), and avoiding accidents (can you say "grease fire"? oops!). For teens (and tweens) who are tired of eating what their parents decide to fix, TEENS COOK offers foolproof advice for whipping up some tasty home-cooked meals of their own.
Authors: Carle, Megan
Title: Teens cook
how to cook what you want to eat
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. :, Ten Speed Press,, c2004
Characteristics: xiv, 146 p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm
Notes: Includes index
Additional Contributors: Boone, Jessica
Carle, Judi
Carle, Jill
ISBN: 1580085849
Branch Call Number: 641.5 Ca
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Report This Oct 14, 2011
  • blinkins rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

We have tried several of the recipes and all have worked out great - the sushi rolls, the potato skins and yes, the Roman Apple Cake. Directions are clear, pictures are great, just an all round great book for young (and older :)) cooks alike.

Report This May 13, 2011
  • yellowspaceperson rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

this is a GREAT cook book the american messurements are a little anoying

Report This Feb 24, 2011
  • Safia_Jama rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Great Book! easy to follow recipes, and I love the apple coffee cake!!

Report This Dec 01, 2010
  • LTHL rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I love this books with so many easy recipes to follow. The book is presently very nicely and the photographs are pretty.


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