The Easy-Bake Oven Gourmet

When it debuted 40 years ago, the Easy-Bake oven was touted as “the greatest girl’s toy since dolls. In truth, this ingenious little working oven inspired generations of budding gourmets of both genders, including Food TV chef Bobby Flay. Today, with more than 50 million sold, the Easy-Bake oven has become a nostalgic favorite and a pop-culture icon, while continuing to empower children to prepare real food in a toy that’s just their size.

This fun cookbook, The Easy-Bake Oven Gourmet, illustrated with vintage advertisements and packaging, contains dozens of recipes created by some of the country’s top chefs, including Flay, tailored to the Easy-Bake oven’s specifications. It’s guaranteed to appeal to adults as well as children. In fact, it provides a great way for parents and kids to get together and bake something delicious — and this time, the kids can be in charge!

About The Author:

David Hoffman has worked in television for 22 years, as both a writer and a consultant for a number of series, and as an on-camera reporter covering trends and popular culture. His book Kid Stuff celebrated classic toys and has spawned an interactive traveling museum exhibition.

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