Recipe Resources for Teens
Whether you want to learn how to cook, or simply want to learn new recipes, there are a number of resources available in Teen Central. The Teen Nonfiction collection includes cookbooks that you can put on hold. There are also databases on the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library’s website, where you can find interesting recipes from Indiana and around the world.
Nerdy Nummies Cookbook by Rosanna Pansino
A cookbook from popular YouTuber Rosanna Pansino that features recipes inspired by video games, science fiction, math, and comics. The book starts with basic recipes, and then move into chapters filled with things associated with Pansino’s channel. IQR codes to print off stencils to follow the more intricate recipes are included.
Tilly’s Kitchen Takeover by Matilda Ramsay
Learn about the Ramsay family while learning Tilly’s recipes. She starts her book with seven rules to make cooking fun and safe. She gives basic tips and then divides her book into chapters. It contains common types of food like breakfast, sweets, outside cooking, and more. The book even includes recipes for pet food.
A database for learning about food culture in foreign countries. You can learn about dining etiquette around the world, what constitutes a common daily meal in a country, regional variations, and other interesting things about food. You can find recipes for appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, and snacks.
The go-to database for learning about food in the United States. You can learn about the American diet in the historical section. It also includes pdf files of historical cookbooks, classic fast food ads, prince changes, menus, and more! You can also search by state and find recipes for state dishes. Under Indiana, you can learn how to make classics like sugar cream pie, pork tenderloin sandwiches, and persimmon pudding.