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Let’s do a Little Homecookin’
Literacy for children is much more than just reading a “good book.” There is no question that a thrilling mystery or a magical kingdom is great for the mind, but there are other genres that help children become better readers. One of those genres is quite simply a “recipe “ which will be found in a cookbook. Reading cookbook recipes and learning to practice the art of being a chef allows children to practice reading during the summer and have a great deal of fun while reading.
Here are a few fun recipes to share with your friends and family!
Protein-rich. Meat-free. Ready in less than 10 minutes. This genius trick for using up leftover hard-boiled eggs proves so delicious, we often find ourselves making a batch solely for the purpose of preparing these mini-pizzas. First, hard-cook two eggs. (One of our favorite methods involves a steamer basket for gentle cooking.) Peel and slice the eggs, then place them atop a few English muffin-halves, along with a glug of olive oil, sliced tomato, and shredded mozzarella before toasting. Little ones love these open-faced sandwiches for a snack or a meal—but, in truth, kids of all ages scarf these cheese melts down.
4 English muffins
2 hard-cooked eggs, sliced
How to Make It
Make Hard-Cooked Eggs.
Toast 8 English-muffin halves and place on a cookie sheet.
Drizzle each with olive oil, then layer on tomato slices, hard-cooked egg slices (½ an egg each), and a little grated mozzarella. Sprinkle with oregano and kosher salt.
Broil 5 minutes or until the cheese melts.
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