The CNP Cooking Skills Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between cooking skills and child and adolescent dietary intake.

To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP summary of the study, click “CNP Summary.” While a small portion of the studies in this research category are available below for free, the full set of studies (and their summaries) are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership (available Fall 2021).

2019

Children eat more food when they prepare it themselves
Original

2016

Who is teaching the kids to cook? Results from a nationally representative survey of secondary school students in New Zealand
Original

2016

Involving children in cooking activities: a potential strategy for directing food choices toward novel foods containing vegetables
Original

2018

Self-perceived cooking skills in emerging adulthood predict better dietary behaviors and intake 10 years later: a longitudinal study
Original

2020

Food agency in the United States: associations with cooking behavior and dietary intake
Original

2019

Modern transference of domestic cooking skills
Original

2016

Barriers and facilitators to cooking from 'scratch' using basic or raw ingredients: a qualitative interview study
Original

2017

Home food preparation practices, experiences and perceptions: a qualitative interview study with photo-elicitation
Original

2017

Perspectives on learning to cook and public support for cooking education policies in the United States: a mixed methods study
Original

2020

Perceptions of 'home cooking': a qualitative analysis from the United Kingdom and United States
Original