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Cooking Mama Game Poster Image
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age 8+
200 crazy DS Mini games with cooking theme.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2006)
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Cooking Mama: Cook Off Game Poster Image
age 8+
A clever but flawed cooking sim for the Wii.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
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30 Minute Meals TV Poster Image
age 8+
Ubiquitous Ray teaches basics. OK for young chefs.
Network: Food Network
(2001)
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Good Eats TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky culinary comic mixes food, science, fun.
Network: Cooking Channel, Food Network
(1999)
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Rocco Gets Real TV Poster Image
age 8+
Celebrity chef helps the culinarily impaired.
Network: A&E
(2008)
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Cooking Mama 3: Chop & Shop Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cooking sim still fun, with new modes and 80 new recipes.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
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Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic Game Poster Image
age 8+
Feels more like a game than a cooking sim, with nice menu.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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What's on Your Plate? Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Excellent docu teaches Fast Food Nation-like lessons.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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A Dash of Magic: Bliss, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Young cook battles wicked aunt in fun, Paris-set sequel.
By Kathryn Littlewood
(2013)
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A Tangle of Knots Book Poster Image
age 8+
Intriguing tale of fate, connections, and recipes.
By Lisa Graff
(2013)
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The American Baking Competition TV Poster Image
age 8+
Competition cooks up creative goods in family-friendly fare.
Network: CBS
(2013)
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Bite-Sized Magic: Bliss, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magic baker girl is kidnapped in fun, fast-moving sequel.
By Kathryn Littlewood
(2014)
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The Great British Baking Show TV Poster Image
age 8+
Mild, mouth-watering baking contest great fun for all ages.
Network: PBS, Syndicated
(2010)
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A Clatter of Jars Book Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky blend of magic, issues, recipes in summer camp tale.
By Lisa Graff
(2016)
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Overcooked Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Crazy co-op cooking game emphasizes collaboration, focus.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Job Simulator Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny VR work sim is safe but grows old quick.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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The Great American Baking Show TV Poster Image
age 8+
Stateside competition is mild, fun for food fans.
Network: ABC
(2016)
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Stef Soto, Taco Queen Book Poster Image
age 8+
Warm, funny tale of family, tacos, and middle school.
By Jennifer Torres
(2017)
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Cooking Craze - A Fast & Fun Restaurant Game App Poster Image
age 8+
Good but blatant Diner Dash clone serves up fast food fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2017)
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The Big Family Cooking Showdown TV Poster Image
age 8+
British food contest celebrates families cooking together.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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