Bring your favorite Dr. Seuss story to life with these unique food and snack ideas.
Spend some quality family time together: Watch Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax on DVD/Blu-Ray while cooking up a storm!
Green Eggs and Ham
I do not like green eggs and ham, I do not like them Sam-I-Am. Try them, try them, and you may! Try them and you may, I say. ~Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
Your kids will enjoy this standard breakfast even more when it’s green!
- 8 eggs
- 12 drops green food coloring
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 4 slices of ham
- Crack the eggs into a bowl, and add food coloring, salt and pepper. Stir or whisk to combine.
- Pour the eggs into a heated skillet and scramble.
- In a separate skillet, sear ham on both sides.
- Serve immediately.
Try a recipe from the Green Eggs and Ham Cookbook >>
Red Fish, Blue Fish
One fish. Two fish. Red fish. Blue fish. Black fish. Blue fish. Old fish. New fish. ~One Fish. Two fish. Red fish. Blue fish by Dr. Seuss
Children love creating these JELL-O® JIGGLERS® fish shapes almost as much as they love eating them!
- 5 cups boiling water
- 2 packages (8-serving size each) red JELL-O® gelatin
- 2 packages (8-serving size each) blue JELL-O® gelatin
- In a large bowl, stir 2-1/2 cups of boiling water into a red gelatin until its completely dissolved (about 3 minutes). Then, pour into 13 x 9-inch pan.
- Repeat with blue gelain.
- Refrigerate for 3 hours or until firm.
- Dip the bottoms of the pans in warm water for 15 seconds. Cut the gelatin into fish shapes with a knife or cookie cutters. Lift the fish from the pan.
- Reserve scraps for snacking, and store the leftovers in a covered container in refrigerator.
Who Roast Beast
And he, he himself, the Grinch — carved the roast beast. – How the Grinch Stole Christmas! by Dr. Seuss
- 3 pounds boneless bottom round roast
- Garlic powder
- 1 can beef broth
- 1 can cream of mushroom soup
- White potatoes, quartered
- Medium crock-pot
- Rinse the roast and pat it dry. Sprinkle with garlic powder.
- Place the potatoes in the crock-pot. Add the roast. Then, cover with the beef broth and cream of mushroom soup.
- Cover and cook on high for 4 hours, then on low for 4 hours.
- Remove the meat and potatoes.
- Return heat to high and create gravy from the liquid remaining in the crock-pot.
- Pour the gravy over the roast and potatoes and serve.
Try the Chuck Roast in a Crock-Pot Recipe >>
Cat in the Hat Snack
Look at me! Look at me! Look at me NOW! It is fun to have fun, but you have to know how. ~The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
This silly snack takes coordination to build — and eat!
- Graham crackers
- Red and clear gummy Lifesavers candy
- Vanilla frosting
- Use a bit of vanilla frosting to glue the first gummy onto the graham cracker.
- Continue to stack and glue the gummies, alternating colors.
- Open up wide and eat!