Delish launches first-ever kid’s cookbook


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Anyone can be a great cook! Filled with more than 100 easy-to-follow recipes, Delish’s first-ever kids’ cookbook, the Delish Kids (Super-Awesome, Crazy-Fun, Best-Ever) Cookbook (Hearst Home Kids; August 31, 2021) makes cooking easy and exciting for young chefs. 

After picking up some basic skills and helpful kitchen tricks, young chefs will be well on their way to creating impressive breakfasts, lunches, and desserts (think Mango Lassi Smoothie Bowls, Best-Ever Fettuccini Alfredo, Hot Dog Cubanos and more). 

Each recipe clearly lists any necessary equipment, the skill level required from beginner to kid pro, along with helpful tips and step-by-step photos. And because Delish is all about having fun in the kitchen, Joanna Saltz and the recipe editors in the Delish test kitchen share tons of cool tricks, including their secret to the best-ever gooey grilled cheese (psst…a waffle iron!), and how to take kids’ favorite go-to foods, like chicken nuggets and hot dogs, and turn them into something genius.

Plus, there’s more! Along with the 100 super fun recipes—like BBQ Chicken Pizza, Cinnamon Sugar Chips, and Mason Jar Ice-Cream—kids will find: 

  • “Copycat” recipes of foods from popular chains, including Chicken Burrito Bowls, Secret Menu Cheeseburgers and Shamrock Shakes 
  • “Fan-tastic” recipes inspired by kids’ favorite shows and characters such as Exploding Bonbons, Arendelle Fudge, and Kevin & Bob Oreos 
  • Fun facts about the amazing history of dishes from around the world such as cinnamon rolls, pizza, sushi and more! 
  • Special family recipes from real grandmas all around the country including Okra & Shrimp, Hamentashen, Laap, and Super-Simple Pasta Sauce 
  • A glossary that teaches essential cooking vocabulary that appears throughout the book 

Joanna Saltz is the editorial director of Delish, where she successfully relaunched the brand with a fresh editorial point-of-view geared toward food lovers – not food elitists. In addition to baking a mean a banana bread, Saltz oversees all content for the brand, including features, recipe development, social media presence, video production and the brand’s four cookbooks. She and her team also produce a quarterly print version of Delish, which is available on newsstands and by subscribing to the Delish Unlimited All Access membership program. Saltz is a graduate of The College of New Jersey and lives in New Jersey with her husband Scott, her two sons Spencer and Teddy, and her daughter Everett. She is most likely drinking a Diet Coke right now but is fantasizing about her next Dairy Queen fix.

Celebrating easy ways to incorporate the fun of food into everyday life, is the destination for recipes, videos and the latest food news that get people excited to cook. Delish is the fastest-growing food media brand on the internet with more than 41 million unique monthly visitors and 5 billion video views a year. From turning their tasty recipes into life to reviewing the hottest trends, the site’s popular short-form videos can rack up to 11 million views in just 24 hours and favorites have been shared hundreds of thousands of times. Delish features a broad range of exciting content covering the food and beverage industry, making the site a go-to source for people who love food. is published by Hearst Magazines, a unit of Hearst, a leading global, diversified media, information, and services company. Hearst Magazines’ print and digital assets reach nearly 166 million readers and site visitors each month — 67% of all millennials and 58% of all Gen Z, age 18+ (Source: 2020 comScore Multi-Platform © MRI-Simmons (12-20/S20). With more than 25 brands in the U.S., the company publishes nearly 250 magazine editions and 200 websites around the world.