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Samantha's Cooking Studio.

Cooking Studios are a series of cook and activity books for selected Historical Characters.


Each activity book set consists of a wire-bound book with recipes from each era along with historical facts about food preparation and consumption, ten reusable place cards, a small cookie cutter themed to the character, and twenty "table talker" cards that are designed to prompt discussion among guests at a meal and themed around the character's stories.

Dishes follow the themes of breakfast, dinner, favorite foods, and party ideas, the latter offering for themed food parties with additional recipes on mini-recipes, party games, and crafts for the party settings and cards. Like the cookbooks, a young child is shown making the food in chapter headings, wearing clothes themed to the character; no faces are shown.

The recipes all warn to have adult assistance with some things such as stoves and knives as the books were marketed towards children.

The books were released in 2008 and phased out around 2011; all are now retired.

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