Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Starfruit stars in kids' cookbook

Cookbooks for kids have come along way from last century's Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook for Children.

In the kids' cookbook,
Friday Night Bites: Kick Off the Weekend with Recipes and Crafts for the Whole Family by Karen Berman (Running Press, 2009), you cook dinner and do a craft activity at the same time.

One dinner theme is Dinner on the Moon, in which participants create a centerpiece that shows the phases of the moon, and include "distant star salad" (made with starfruit). Recipes come with a short astronomy lesson.