We checked a few cookbooks out from our library this week and we really liked these three (you can find them on our Shelfari shelf). Our favorite is "A World of Food, Mexico" . It's less of a cookbook and more of a book that tells how food is grown in Mexico and how history, religion, and culture influence cuisine in Mexico. There are actually only a few recipes in the book, but it's a very interesting read.
I pulled the books out to read yesterday after school, but before we started reading we made fresh limeade! Very easy and very refreshing.
We made our limeade using this recipe. They took turns juicing limes until we had about 2 cups of juice. It was tough work for them, but a sweet reward.
1 cup of fresh lime juice
1 cup of simple sugar syrup (I made this the day before)
water to make 1/2 gallon
Mint leaves optional
I was hoping to decrease the sugar some, but it took every bit of it to make it not so sour, or salad as Juiciness would say. It's one of those funny word things he has mixed up somehow.
The kids loved their limeade. I'm actually looking forward to fresh margaritas tomorrow night though, wink, wink!
For our Friday fun tomorrow, we'll be visiting a local tienda de alimentos to get ingredients for our guacamole and something for dinner.
The Summer Bucket List Party is still going on and there are some awesome links posted. I invite you to come join the party or just visit for some summer inspiration.
Linking to: For the Kids Friday , The Sunday Showcase, No Time For Flashcards, ABC and 123, It's Playtime!