|| Why does chocolate melt? Why do onions make your eyes water? Why do eggs turn white when heated but bread turns brown when toasted? How Cooking Works provides the answers to every child's favorite question - "Why?" - and inspires them to test things out for themselves in the kitchen! In addition to a baker's dozen of core recipes from pizza to pasta to muffins to sweet snacks, How Cooking Works also emphasizes the importance of preparation, safety, and kitchen hygiene, covering everything kids need to know in the kitchen - from soup to nuts!