Book Review | Ballpark Eats: Recipes Inspired by America’s Baseball Stadiums by Katrina Jorgensen and @SIKids #bookreview #FridayReads #BallparkEats

May 17, 2019

 

Title: Ballpark Eats: Recipes Inspired by America’s Baseball Stadiums

Author: Katrina Jorgensen

Genre: Cooking, Food & Wine, Children's Nonfiction, Baseball

 

Book Blurb:

Forget peanuts and Cracker Jacks! America’s Ballparks now offer a dizzying array of edible options. These make-like stadium recipes give young chefs and sports fans a culinary road trip at home. From the famous fish tacos at the Giants’s AT&T Park in San Francisco to the mouth-watering Cuban sandwich at the Tampa Bay Rays’s Tropicana Field, these diamond dishes are perfect for any seventh-inning stretch. Produced in partnership with Sports Illustrated Kids.

 

My Review:

Baseball and food go hand in hand like hot dogs and mustard. Ballpark Eats is a fantastic cookbook, perfect for kids of all ages. Each chapter highlights a baseball stadium and three regional recipes. From the Boston hot dog at Fenway to the cheddar-bacon stuffed burger at Target Field, each recipe is easy to make with simple instructions kids can follow. The cookbook is filled with full-color photographs and graphics, which kids will love, too.

 

My favorite part, though, is the fun trivia and quizzes throughout the book. The Condiment Quiz was fun as was the Mustard Bullpen.

 

As a baseball and food lover, I loved this book! I highly recommend it and it makes a fantastic gift.

 

Disclaimer: I received a copy from Capstone Young Readers via Netgalley in the hopes I’d review it.

 

My Rating:  5 stars

 

Buy it now:

Amazon US https://www.amazon.com/Ballpark-Eats-Sports-Illustrated-Kids-ebook/dp/B0189AJEV8

 

Amazon CA https://www.amazon.ca/Ballpark-Eats-Sports-Illustrated-Kids-ebook/dp/B0189AJEV8

 

Amazon UK https://www.amazon.co.uk/Ballpark-Eats-Sports-Illustrated-Kids-ebook/dp/B0189AJEV8

 

Nook https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/ballpark-eats-katrina-jorgensen/1122707312?ean=9781623706470#/

 

Publisher https://www.capstonepub.com/consumer/products/ballpark-eats/

 

Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28819046-ballpark-eats

 

Author Biography:

Katrina Jorgensen is a graduate from LeCordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts. She enjoys creating and sharing recipes with her friends and family. She lives in Rochester, Minnesota, with her husband, Tony, and dog, Max.

Blake A. Hoena grew up in central Wisconsin, where he wrote stories about robots conquering the moon and trolls lumbering around the woods behind his parents house. He now lives in Minnesota and continues to write about fun things like space aliens and superheroes. Blake has written more than fifty chapter books and graphic novels for children.

 

Social Media Links:

Publisher: https://www.capstonepub.com/consumer/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/CapstoneYR

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/capstoneyoungreaders

 

Reviewed by: Mrs. N

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