Food And Nutrition
Strand 2 Standard 2
1 class periods of 90 minutes each
Review abbreviations of words used in recipes, acceptable substitutions of foods in recipes, standard equivalents of measurements and correct terminology of cooking terms through the use of written assignments using handouts and cookbooks as resources.
You will need copies of the handouts that you are going to use for this lesson. Attached are handouts and assignment sheets for ideas or resources. You can adapt them in crossword puzzles, etc. Cookbooks for reference in locating and finding the answers for the Emergency Substitutions in recipes. A plain piece of colored paper for the student to make their own CHEAT SHEET for review.
Be familiar with common Abbreviations, Equivalents, Oven Temperatures, Substitutions, Tests for Doneness, Cooking Terms as used in reading and following recipes.
Awareness of common abbreviations, equivalents, substitutions, cooking terms, oven temperatures, and tests for doneness in reading and following a recipe.
The students will be able to identify from reading and preparing recipes or written assignments the common abbreviations, food preparation and measurement terminology, equivalents, and substitutions used in recipes.
The student is handed out several papers to complete during the class period and corrected at the end of class. Students can work together or by themselves.
Students may need textbook or cookbook help in completing information correctly.
Together read the instructions completely and go over each paper.
Basic Cooking Terms - Match the correct definition with the term by placing the letter in the appropriate blank by the number.
Abbreviations Used in Recipes - a reference sheet to help complete answers.
Abbreviations and Food Weights and Measures Worksheet - Complete worksheet using information found in class, textbooks, handouts, etc.
Cheat Sheet for Equivalents - Have students fold a blank sheet of paper and fill in the information as identified in attachment to learn the equivalents with a hands-on resource.
Substitutions - Students will need to find in a cookbook under special helps or back cover the Emergency Substitutions to complete.
Cheat Sheet from Connie Bott - Vocational Conference 2002