Clever Cooks: A Ready-Mix of Stories, Recipes, & Riddles collected and edited by Ellin Greene, 11th Scholastic paperback printing, TX3708, 1976, 122 pages. Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman; cover by Marilyn Broagen.
DESCRIPTION:“This is a two-in-one book. It’s a collection of really great stories, mostly about clever cooks whose quick wits and cooking skills got them in or out of some very tight spots.
It’s also a cookbook for clever cooks like you. Here are directions for making a variety of cakes, and also recipes for pie, cookies, icings, candy, gingery piecrust, dumplings, pancakes, and griddle bread- as well as delicious roast chicken and hearty soup.
Sandwiched in between are a few riddles, all related to food. Whether you like to read or cook or both, you’ll enjoy Clever Cooks.” (from the back cover)