The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs: 100+ Recipes That You'll Love to Cook and Eat Hardcover – 15 September 2018
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- Publisher : Sourcebooks eXplore (15 September 2018)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 208 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1492670022
- ISBN-13 : 978-1492670025
- Reading age : 8 - 11 years
- Dimensions : 18.42 x 3.81 x 23.5 cm
- Customer Reviews:
"Inspiring not just a confidence in executing delicious recipes but encouraging them to build foundational kitchen skills." - TheTakeout
"The perfect gift... Any kid who spends enough time with this book will learn enough to at least make their own school lunches-if not the occasional family meal" - Epicurious
"What a great way to encourage a child to find fun in the kitchen!" - Tribune
"a must-have book... a great holiday buy, too" - School Library Journal
"The inviting, encouraging tone, which never talks down to the audience; emphasis on introducing and reinforcing basic skills; and approachable, simplified recipes make this a notable standout among cookbooks for kids." - Booklist, starred review
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Avocado Toast with Fried Eggs (ingredients, equipment, instructions)
Serves 2; Prep Time: 10 minutes; Cook Time: 15 minutes
1. In small bowl, whisk together 1 tablespoon oil, lemon juice, pinch salt, and pinch pepper.
2. Use butter knife to cut avocado in half. Separate halves, then remove and discard pit. Scoop avocado into bowl with lemon dressing; discard skin. Use fork to break avocado into large pieces, then mash into dressing until mostly smooth.
3. Place bread in toaster and toast until golden on both sides, 1 to 2 minutes. Spread avocado mixture evenly on toasts.
4. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil over low heat for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, crack eggs into second small bowl and add pinch salt and pinch pepper.
5. Increase heat to medium-high and heat oil for 1 minute (oil should be hot but not smoking). Working quickly, pour eggs into skillet, cover skillet, and cook for 1 minute.
6. Turn off heat and slide skillet to cool burner. Let sit, covered, for about 1 minute for slightly runny yolks or about 2 minutes for set yolks.
7. Use spatula to transfer 1 fried egg to each toast. Serve.
- 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, measured separately
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice, squeezed from ½ lemon
- Salt and pepper
- 1 ripe avocado
- 2 (½-inch-thick) slices crusty bread
- 2 large eggs
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