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The How-To Cookbook for Kids: 50 Easy Recipes to Learn the Basics

The front cover of the "How-To Cookbook for Kids: 50 Easy Recipes to Learn the Basics," it is blue and there is a plate of pasta surrounded by graphic forks, grater, and cheese on a blue cover.

The How-To Cookbook for Kids

If you’ve been following along, you know I’ve had a book in the works for a little while! The exciting part of that is that it’s here!

Here’s another sneak preview of my new book How-To Cookbook for Kids. The best way you can support my book’s success is to pre-order your copy now.

It goes on sale on October 5th, 2021.

I can finally share what it’s all about with you.

About the Book:

A close-up of baked chocolate-glazed donuts with sprinkles.

Help kids ages 8 to 12 learn to cook their favorite dishes―and discover new ones!

Involving kids in the kitchen can help them better appreciate food, broaden their tastes, and, most importantly, have fun! This introductory kids’ cookbook features simple directions and a full range of tasty recipes perfect for new cooks. They’ll be ready to whip up their own breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks in no time―all while building the essential kitchen skills they’ll need as they grow.

What’s Inside:

  • Kid-approved recipes―This book gets them started on the joy of food with healthier takes on kid-friendly classics, like burgers, pizza, tacos, mac and cheese, waffles, and more.
  • Child-friendly guidance―Directions are straightforward and detail every part of the process, ensuring kids know what they need to do at each step.
  • Core cooking skills―Kids will learn how to stay safe in the kitchen, read recipes, measure and mix ingredients, use a knife, and more.

Help kids serve up their own healthy and flavorful meals with The How-To Cookbook for Kids.

The new cookbook, How-To Cookbook for Kids is being held up against a fiddle leaf plant and a white fireplace.

What People Are Saying:

I’m so excited to share this cookbook with my girls. The How-To Cookbook for Kids will be a great way to start your kids learning basic cooking skills. I like how this cookbook offers different chapters, from “How To Get Ready” to “How To Make Desserts,” and the visual images are fantastic! It also shares many great recipes handed down from generations and shares with you the cooking process right down to every tool and ingredient you will need. I’m beyond excited to share this cooking book with my girls; it’s an excellent way for us gals to bond in the kitchen together while learning new and exciting recipes.

Lisa Charleston, The Nighthelper Blog

As a mom of four picky kids, I know all too well how hard it is to cook for kids. This book not only contains great recipes for parents to make for their children, but it also is gets them in the kitchen. Easy to follow step by step meal prep with colourful pictures is sure to make meal time a pleasure for all!

Kim Logan, Mom of four, Blogger at Tales of a Ranting Ginger

My kids can’t put it down! It is a beautiful cookbook that encourages them to cook and have fun safely in the kitchen. We now cook together more than ever. This is the best cookbook for kids!

Mary Suazo, Editor, The Flying Couponer

This is the cookbook I wish I had when my son was younger. Nancy has a wonderful way of explaining things so that kids get a good grasp of kitchen fundamentals that will last into their adulthood. The recipes are easy, fun, and delicious. The perfect gift for your budding chef in the family.

Rebecca Bryant Founder and Content Creator for The Mobility Mom

THIS book will help parents! Cooking is a great way of spending time with your kids. It teaches them patience, confidence and responsibility. Getting them involved with the weighing and washing the fruits and veggies is a great way to boost their literacy skills. Traits Nancy definitely instilled in her kids!

Myrah Duque, Digital Content Creator at Mamacita On The Move travel blog
An iPad is placed on top of a cookbook, the cookbook is the "How-To Cookbook for Kids." Surrounding it is a pair of glasses and ear buds.

Where to Buy

If you’re more of a digital recipe user, the Kindle version of my book is on sale right now! So you can get cooking right away.

You can purchase the book Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Indigo, Books a Million, and everywhere books are sold.


How-To Cookbook for Kids: 50 Easy Recipes to Learn the Basics by Nancy Polanco

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Nancy Polanco, the author of How-To Cookbook for Kids is showing her cookbook, How-To Cookbook for Kids.

Thank You!

Above all, for everyone who has pre-ordered, shared, and supported the launch of this book, I am so grateful for all of you.

I am so happy to be able to share something that I am so passionate about with all of you.

If you’ve purchased the e-book or pre-ordered a print copy, please consider leaving a review!

Each and every one has an impact and plays a direct role in helping others find the book, too.

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The new cookbook, How-To Cookbook for Kids is here! You'll find 50 easy recipes to learn the basics. Let's cook!

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  1. I would love to have this book for my daughter. She loves cooking, and I think this is the perfect gift for her on her birthday.

  2. My girls love to cook. They are always coming up with funny recipes. I think this would be the perfect book for them.

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