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Grow It, Cook It

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Grow It, Cook It is the children's cookbook that starts with the seed of a good idea. More than a cookbook, this innovative book offers a fresh approach to healthy eating by getting children involved in food right from the start. Children will learn that when they eat a carrot, they're biting into a root; salads are made up of leaves; and berries are the fruit and seeds of ...more
Hardcover, 80 pages
Published May 19th 2008 by DK Children
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Jo
This is one awesome book! It's perfect for the beginner gardener whether you're a child or an adult. Full of excellent tips and tricks for starting your garden. All of the fruits and vegetables featured can be grown in pots/containers so even if you don't have a small garden plot available, you'll still be able to grow everything.

Young children interested in gardening will love this book. It's very kid friendly with step by step instructions accompanied by photos. So many wonderful ideas from w
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Pamela
Feb 22, 2011 Pamela rated it really liked it
This was a handy little book considering it is technically for children. It covers some of the basic gardening information that books written for adults take for granted that the reader already knows. It also has some fun ideas for gardening without having to re-landscape your entire yard to fit a garden in. Instead of being written as a sweeping overview of gardening, this book is broken down to around 12 different plants to grow and a two page spread on tips for growing them. It does not go in ...more
Jessica
Sep 27, 2008 Jessica rated it really liked it
This is a wonderful garden/cookbook for kids and grown ups both. Every child (and adult) should take part it in the garden to table process to see what goes into creating the food we eat. It's also a great way to instill the appreciation of the values (and flavor) of natural unprocessed foods. This book has very simple, clear how-to's for growing fruits and vegetables in a small garden or in pots, followed by simple recipes for enjoying the fruits of our labor once it matures. Vibrant, colorful ...more
Elizabeth
Apr 29, 2009 Elizabeth rated it it was amazing
Shelves: gardening
DK books just keep getting better! This particular book is an excellent aide in teaching kids where food comes from and how it grows ("from plot to plate"). The process of planting, nurturing, harvesting, and cooking food is explained in easy, step-by-step instructions. More recipes can be found from Chef Jill at:

teachkidstocook.com
Barbara Lovejoy
Nov 16, 2013 Barbara Lovejoy rated it it was amazing
This is another book that was reviewed in the May 2011 Friend magazine. What a WONDERFUL treat. I enjoyed it so much, I may need to buy the book and start doing some of the growing and cooking. :) The ideas would be fun for one's own children and/or school children.
Amanda
Oct 08, 2015 Amanda rated it liked it
Really great book for little ones to show gardening and cooking from all sides of the process. Yes kids, your food does come from plants and dirt! Great pictures!!
Michelle
May 08, 2009 Michelle rated it it was amazing
This is book is better than many adult gardening books. It has great recipes in it and good ideas for growing vegetables in everyday household containers.
Wendee
Mar 24, 2009 Wendee rated it it was amazing
I love this simple guide for food from seeds to the table. Really great for kids because the recipes are simple and it's full of delectable pictures.
Sq.Hill Library
Apr 03, 2009 Sq.Hill Library rated it it was amazing
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A really nice, colorful book with great pictures. About gardening and cooking. Shows step by step how to grow a food and then how to
use it in a recipe.
Kristina
Feb 25, 2012 Kristina rated it really liked it
Great ideas for container gardening with kids. And the recipes that follow the vegetable planting ideas were great as well. Nice photographs too.
Jennifer
May 28, 2009 Jennifer rated it it was amazing
Shelves: re-reading
I know this is supposed to be for the kids but I think this book inspires me more than any other gardening book we have. Great photography!
Melinda
Jul 24, 2009 Melinda rated it liked it
Shelves: cooking
Children's book but good for adults who are gardening for the first time as well. Easy how to's and lots of photos to guide you on the way.
Laura Hall
Jun 20, 2012 Laura Hall rated it it was amazing
Shelves: childrens, culinary
The kids and I enjoyed several things in this book and it was a fun gardening book for beginners- which I still consider us to be!
Tammy Cummings
Sep 07, 2012 Tammy Cummings rated it it was amazing
Shelves: gardening
This is a terrific book for community gardening in a school setting.
Deborah
Jul 15, 2008 Deborah rated it really liked it
Well done gardening and cook book for kids. Great photography.
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