Fictional short stories. Themes include: food, faith, cultures and traditions, friendship, family life. Each story comes with a step-by-step recipe. Ten short stories and recipes cook up tales of friendship, fun, laughter, and food Each story involves food or cooking, and is followed by kid-friendly recipes. Kitchen safety tips, general cooking instructions, a recipe index, and prayers for before and after meals are also included. Best for children ages 7-11.