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Introduction

Cook up a storm!

Websites
Cook's Thesaurus
Look up thousands of ingredients in this cooking encyclopedia.
 
Eat Local Challenge
A community of food lovers committed to pursuing the often difficult, but equally often delicious path of eating only locally produced food all year round.
 
Green Thumb NYC
Want to eat healthy, but unsure where to look for fresh, organic, local food? Get involved with the largest community garden organization in the country. Use the garden locator to find the Green Thumb garden nearest you!
 
Healthy Eating: A Guide For Teens
Want to have more energy and strength? Read these tips on healthy eating.
 
Kitchen 101: The Basics
Get started in the kitchen with these basic tips on how to pick and read a recipe, how to assemble your ingredients, and more.
 
Miracle Fruit: A Tiny Fruit that Tricks the Tongue
Read about the miracle fruit, a berry that rewires your taste buds to make everything taste sweet, even Tabasco sauce!
 
Slow Food USA
A global, grassroots movement with thousands of responsible gourmands around the world that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment.
 
Ten Favorite Recipes for Teens
Make tacos, lasagne, burgers and...pizza soup!
 
Worst Cooks in America: Food Network
Feeling down about your cooking skills? Watch these videos of the "worst cooks in America" at work!
 
Books
Cooking Up a Storm
Sam Stern
The author wrote this cookbook when he was only fourteen years old! Be sure to check out his other cookbooks if you like this one.
 
Dear Julia
Amy Bronwen Zemser
Shy sixteen-year-old Elaine has long dreamed of being the next Julia Child, to the dismay of her feminist mother, but when her first friend, the outrageous Lucida Sans, convinces Elaine to enter a cooking contest, anything could happen.
 
Eat Fresh Food : Awesome Recipes for Teen Chefs
Rozanne Gold
The author assembled a team of "all-star" teen chefs to create this collection of over eighty recipes.
 
Fueling the Teen Machine
Ellen L. Shanley, Colleen A. Thompson
A one-stop shop for information on vitamins, meal planning, weight management, eating disorders, and more. With recipes.
 
Kitchen Princess Vol 1
Miyuki Kobayashi
Najika has a magical talent for cooking.
 
Super Natural Cooking: Five Ways to Incorporate Whole And Natural Ingredients Into Your Cooking
Heidi Swanson
Made the switch to natural cooking? Here's how to build your pantry from the parchment up.
 
The Omnivore's Dilemma : The Secrets Behind What You Eat, Young Readers Edition
Michael Pollan
The youth friendly edition of Michael Pollan's illuminating insight into our factory farm and feedlot food culture and his quest to hunt and gather his own meal.
 
Yakitate!! Japan Vol 1
Takashi Hashiguchi
Azuma is sixteen, a brilliant baker, and the inventor of a new national bread!