Chefs combine flavors. Painters combine paints. In both occupations, artists make magic out of everyday ingredients.
Educators have documented the benefits of reading to and with your child, including closer bonding, increased cognitive and language skills, better attention span, and much more. Reading and cooking with your child may add extra benefit.
If you’ll excuse my attempt at being a “book sommelier,” here are recommended pairings of cookbooks for my children’s stories about artists.