The Complete Cookbook for Teen Chefs by America's Test Kitchen
Published on May 03, 2022
Reviewed by Jayde Valosin
The Complete Cookbook for Teen Chefs by the trusted culinary masters at America's Test Kitchen is a cookbook for those who are just beginning to sharpen their skills in the kitchen. The book begins with an introduction that explains how to use the cookbook most effectively, as well as reminders to focus on the food but not to worry too much about mistakes. Knife skills, food safety, simple prep tips, and an introduction to kitchen equipment and terminology make this book super accessible for those who aren't yet familiar with the ins and outs of cooking.
The recipes themselves are labeled Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced (to help readers decide how much of a challenge the recipe might provide), as well as Vegetarian where applicable. "Before you Begin" sections underscore important things to remember as you prep and serve the recipes, and photos compliment concise instructions where the necessary cooking tools are highlighted for easy reading.
Whether you're craving a burrito bowl, want to make homemade French fries, or need to impress friends and family with spice-rubbed roast chicken, The Complete Cookbook for Teen Chefs has got you covered.