On today’s episode of THE FOOD SEEN … FLASH! BANG! BOOM! … author Adam Rubin & illustrator Daniel Salmieri, transform the classic picture book into Robo-Sauce, a recipe about a boy who became a robot. Also during storytime, Adam & Daniel’s New York Times bestseller Dragons Love Tacos (note: dragons hate spicy salsa), as well as Secret Pizza Party, which follows a masked raccoon’s ruses all due to his deep love of pizza. Adam & Daniel’s books are novel additions to a long legacy of food-focused children’s books like Dr. Seuss Green Eggs & Ham, Judi & Ron Barrett’s Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Tomie dePaola’s Strega Nona, Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and Maurice Sendack’s In The Midnight Kitchen. Raid your pantry for plaxico powder, gluten-free kookamonga flakes, tumble berries, sparkenfarfle, all the ingredients you’ll need for a piping hot pot of Robo-Sauce and read along!

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