Top Ten: Cookbooks for Kids

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Kids in the Kitchen. We used to spend hours paging through a children's international cookbook that was a gift from our grandparents. We still remember the illustrations of Dutch children in their wooden clogs and an intriguing recipe for Mexican Cocoa. While we didn't turn out to be the next Julia Child, leafing through cookbooks and watching and helping our mother cook sparked a lifelong interest in the culinary arts. Some of our favorite cookbooks for kids after the jump.

  • Pretend Soup and Other Real Recipes: A Cookbook for Preschoolers and Up by Mollie Katzen ($12).

  • DK Children's Cookbook by DK Publishing ($18).

  • Chef Bobo's Good Food Cookbook by Robert W. Surles ($25).

  • Teens Cook: How to Cook What You Want to Eat by Megan Carle ($20).

  • Kitchen for Kids: 100 Amazing Recipes Your Children Can Really Make by Jennifer Low ($14).

  • International Cookbook for Kids by Matthew Locricchio ($11).

  • Fanny at Chez Panisse by Alice Waters ($13).

  • Big Snacks, Little Meals: After School, Dinnertime, Anytime by Rose Dunnington ($10).

  • The Family Kitchen: Easy and Delicious Recipes for Parents and Kids to Make and Enjoy Together by Debra Ponzek ($16.50).

    Okay, that's 9 for a Top Ten List - what would be your 10th?

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