Sautéing vegetables is a great way to prepare a quick, healthy side dish. Now that you know How to Flip Food (if you haven’t yet completed this lesson, do it before continuing here) you are ready to sauté! Sauté means to leap or jump in French.
Sometimes the best recipes begin with the ingredients you happen to have in your house. Along with some essential tips, and, if you need it, help from a friend, you can create and discover new recipes all on your own!
As a final project, you will be demonstrating your improved kitchen abilities by making a recipe of your choice and documenting your cooking process. This is an opportunity to practice what you’ve learned by making a dish that is meaningful for you.
The ingredients we put into our cooking can sometimes have deep personal meaning behind them. Chances are you already have some ingredients with a special place in your heart. This lesson gives you a chance to reflect on those ingredients.
Pickles are a delicious snack or accompaniment to many different foods. Pickling – the process of fermenting in a salt brine or using vinegar to preserve and flavor vegetables – is believed to be the oldest method of preserving food and dates back to over 4,000 years old.
What is taste? What is flavor? There are five essential tastes along with countless more smells that combine to make flavors. Investigating how foods complement each other is important to understanding flavor.
What stories might a kitchen tool tell? In the Kitchen Habits of Mind lesson, you reflected on the importance of curiosity while cooking. This activity gives you a chance to look at your kitchen with curiosity and make some exciting discoveries about everyday kitchen objects.
In this sixth grade science class, students will begin to understand the process of decomposition and learn about the organisms responsible for breaking down matter. Students will also begin to make the connection with finished compost as food for plants in the garden.
In this sixth-grade science lesson, students explore and study flowers like scientists do, learn about and practice scientific drawing, label a flower's structures and their function, and discuss their findings, questions, and ideas.