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Kids cooking class 장점 • 첫째, 요리는 오감 및 두뇌계발을 유도합니다. 요리는 재료들을 직접 만지고 다루어보면서 아이들 발달에 기초가 되는 오감을 발달 시킬 수 있고, 어린이에게 음식에 대 한 개념과 요리하는 과정을 통해서 일어나는 과학적 경험들을 통합해주는 의미 있는 활동입니다. • 어린이가 학습해야 할 많은 과학적 개념들, 즉 관찰, 비교, 측정, 실험, 예측, 추론, 시공간 개념, 분류 등은 요리하는 과정 속에서 모두 겪게 됩니다. 예를 들면 에그샐러드를 만들기 위해 요리를 한다면 계란 삶는 시간의 측정, 물의 온도에 따른 변화, 열이 전해지는 물체의 변화, 계란을 삶기 전과 후의 변화 예측, 열이 전해지는 냄비의 변화, 뜨거운 것을 느끼는 감 각적 자극 등을 자연스레 요리 과정 속에서 경험하게 됩니다. 또 다양한 음식물을 접하면서 크기, 색깔 , 모양의 개념도 획득할 수 있습니다. 그리고 요리법에 따라서 재료들을 준비하면서 개수를 세고, 더하고, 측정을 하고, 1:1 대응도 하는 등 수학적 개념 형성에도 큰 도움을 줍니다. 둘째, 요리는 언어발달에 도움을 줍니다. 모든 실제의 음식물과 실제의 도구들로 이름을 인지하기 때문에 인식능력이 월등하다고 볼 수 있습니다. 그리고 음식의 이름, 재료의 이름, 요리에 쓰이는 도구들의 이름 뿐만 아니라 물건마다 세는 단위가 다르다는 것도 알게 됩니다. 또 시간 에 대한 표현, 비교하고 대조하는 표현, 조리 법에 대한 표현(의성어,의태어), 요리 순서 표를 읽는 것까지 가능하게 합니 다. 셋째, 요리는 정서적 안정감과 자신감, 독립심, 성취감 을 갖게 합니다. 음식을 만드는 과정 속에서, 재료들에 대한 자유로운 탐색을 통해, 그리고 엄마와 함께 요리를 하면서 어린이는 정서적 안정감을 느끼게 됩니다. 그리고 자신이 ‘요리’를 혼자서 했다는 것, 자신이 할 수 있는 요리가 생겼다는 것, 또 완성 요리 를 보면서 스스로 만족해 하며 뭔가 해냈다는 성취감을 맛보게 됩니다. 넷째, 식탁예절 및 편식이 고쳐집니다. • 요리하기 전, 식사하기 전에는 반드시 손을 씻어야 한다는 점, 어른이 먼저 식사를 해야 된다는 점, 먹으면서 소리를 내지 않아야 한다는 점, 바른 자세를 갖추어야 한다는 점, 숟가락, 젓가락을 적절하게 사용해야 한다는 점 등을 배울 수 있습니 다. 그리고 음식물에 들어있는 영양분이 우리 몸에서 어떤 역할을 하는지도 알게 됩니다. 그리고 어린이들은 스스로 요리 를 한 것에 대한 애착이 생겨서 안 먹던 음식도 자기가 만들게 되면 먹게 되는 경우가 흔히 있습니다. 다섯째, 요리를 통해 사회적 개념이 발달하고 , 사회 정서적 발달에도 도움을 줍니다. 우리나라 음식과 다른 나라의 음식을 만들어보면서 각 나라의 문화를 경험해보는 기회가 되면서 아울러 직업의 세계도 배울 수 있습니다. 그리고 요리활동을 기획하고 진행하면서 사회 정서적 발달에도 영향을 미치게 됩니다. 또 차례를 기다 리며 완성된 요리를 나누는 것, 즐겁게 먹는 방법, 다른 사람을 배려해주는 방법 등도 알게 됩니다. Cooking with children is fun! • Cooking appeals to all of the senses. It provides opportunities for tasting, smelling, touching, seeing, and hearing. • Children can be involved in all aspects of cooking; gathering the ingredients, "reading" the recipe, measuring, cutting, stirring, serving, and eating. • Cooking is very sociable and a good opportunity for children to learn how to work with others as well • as increasing their self-confidence by being actively involved in food preparation. • Cooking helps children learn about many different things. Keep these ideas in mind as you cook with children. Cooking is Science. Cooking is Math •COOKING IS SCIENCE •Show how different ingredients are combined to make something new. • Talk about how our bodies use food. • Plant a vegetable garden. • Mention health facts, such as "milk makes bones grow strong," as you work. •COOKING IS MATH • Decide on amounts of ingredients and measure, weigh, count, sort, and estimate. • Keep time with a clock or timer. • Identify shapes of foods. • Divide one food, such as an apple, into equal parts. Cooking is Social Study. Cooking is Reading. COOKING IS SOCIAL STUDIES • Learn about different countries and cultures from the foods they eat. • Ask families to send in favorite foods or recipes from home. • Learn to share meals or snacks with others. • Visit a farm or farmers' market to understand how foods are grown. COOKING IS READING • Use new words, especially action words, of cooking. • Read recipes and books with pictures about cooking. • Describe each step of the food preparation. • Ask children to recall and recite the recipe steps. MOST IMPORTANT GOAL OF COOKING WITH YOUR CHILD IS TO ENJOY EACH OTHER'S COMPANY! FEEL PROUD OF WHAT YOU AND YOUR CHILD CAN ACCOMPLISH BY WORKING TOGETHER! Plan ways the children in your care can help you. Be sure to consider the age of the child. Two-year-olds are learning to use the large muscles in their arms. They will enjoy activities such as: •scrubbing vegetables and fruits •wiping tables •dipping vegetables and fruits •tearing lettuce and salad greens •breaking bread for stuffing •snapping fresh beans Three-year-olds are learning to use their hands. Try activities such as: •pouring liquids into a batter •mixing muffin batter •shaking a milk drink •spreading peanut butter on firm bread (This may be messy!) •kneading bread dough Four- and five-year-olds are learning to control smaller muscles in their fingers. Offer them experiences such as: •rolling bananas in cereal for a snack •juicing oranges, lemons, and limes •mashing soft fruits and vegetables •measuring dry and liquid ingredients •grinding cooked meat for a meat spread •beating eggs with an eggbeater IMPORTANT POINTS TO REMEMBER 1.Good cooks of all ages always wash their hands before cooking. 2.Tell children to wait until the dish is done before sampling it. This will help prevent illness. 3.Expect spills and messes. 4.Children have short attention spans. Give them quick, simple jobs, and give instructions one at a time. 5.Children get excited and forget. Repeat directions as often as needed. 6.Young cooks need constant supervision. Give children jobs to help with cleanup. Tips for Cooking up Kid's Kitchen Safety Setting Ground Rules Before entering the kitchen, ask your child to identify all the dangers in a kitchen. What is sharp? What is hot? Does your child know that getting an electrical appliance wet can be extremely dangerous? Once you feel that all of the dangers have been clearly defined set the rules. The child should know that until given explicit permission he should never begin a project in the kitchen without your approval. When he is involved in a project he must always keep his mind on what he is doing. Introduction to kitchen equipment There is no set age that a child is ready to do anything. Children progress at different rates for different things. The best bet in the kitchen is to start off with projects that are easy to make and do not require the oven, stove, knives or electrical appliances. Introduce bigger jobs one at a time. After your child is comfortable in the kitchen you could include the electric mixer. When this is mastered add something else For younger children use all plastic or stainless steel utensils. When it comes time for cutting consider an enclosed manual chopper rather than a knife. the stove is a huge responsibility not to be taken lightly. The first step in allowing a "first-timer" near the stove is to be sure she is aware of any dangers make sure that all pan handles are facing toward the stove, not into the kitchen Never use dangerous equipment like a deep fryer. Respect their independence but remain close by to answer any questions or to watch for dangerous mistakes. How to teach your child while you're cooking 1. Following Directions: Teach your child what a recipe is and that one must "follow the directions" in order for the recipe to work. Children learn that you must read directions and follow them in a certain order to get the result you want. 2. Simple Arithmetic: Compare amounts. Are we putting in more flour or more baking powder? What is bigger, a half cup or a whole cup? How many half cups do you need to equal a whole cup? Develop his sequencing skills. Ask him, "What do we do first...second...last?" 3. Sensory Awareness: Use ingredients with a variety of textures, smells, and tastes. Let him feel the difference between rice and beans. Let him taste the difference between sugar and salt. Have him smell the differences between various spices and the sweet smell of vanilla. 4. Vocabulary Enrichment: Enhance your child's knowledge of ingredients and items found around your kitchen. Flour, sugar and eggs may seem like everyday words to you, but they are not basic to your three-year-old. 5. Concept Development: Improve your child's understanding of concepts: Hard vs. soft, liquid vs. solid, hot vs. cold, raw vs. baked, in the bowl vs. out of the bowl, fast vs. slow, etc. 6. Cause and Effect Relationships: Increase your child's ability to answer questions like: "What happens if . . . (you add juice instead of water, you use bananas instead of strawberries)?" Children can learn how adding, leaving out or changing one ingredient can change the entire product. 7. Cooperation: Improve your child's ability to work together with you and with other children. This includes waiting for his turn and having fun in a joint activity. Success Secrets: All You Need to Succeed are the Right Measurements Children need to be taught the proper way to measure ingredients to get the desired results. . Here are the basic guidelines to measuring properly. Solid vs. Liquid There is a difference between solid and liquid measuring containers. The solid measuring cups are the stackable containers that come in various sizes. The liquid container is the large measuring cup with lined increments running up the front of the container. The only way to get an exact measurement with either is to use the proper container Solid Dry ingredients should be spooned in the measuring container while holding the measuring cup over the bag or canister that you are using. Using flour as an example take the open bag and place the cup over the bag so that any overflow will fall back into the bag. Spoon the flour into the cup until it heaps over the top. Take a flat edge instrument like a butter knife and scrape across the lip of the measuring cup creating a perfectly even, completely filled cup. Measuring spoons should be filled in the same manner. Liquid Liquid should be poured into the cup while the cup is exactly at eye level. You can demonstrate the importance of this by filling the container while standing above it. Once it is filled to a particular level have your child bring it to eye level to see how much it is off. Measuring spoons should be filled right to the top without letting any spill over. How to Measure Measurement Equivalents: The first step is to get yourself a good •4C = 1 quart selection of measuring cups and •2C = 1 pint spoons: •2 pints = 1 quart •1 Cup (C) •4 quarts = 1 gallon •1/2 C •8 quarts = 1 peck •1/3 C •4 pecks = 1 bushel •1/4 C •16 ounces (oz) = 1 pound •1/8 C •3 tsp = 1 tbsp •1 Tablespoon (tbsp or T) •2 tbsp = 1/8 C or 1 ounce •1 Teaspoon (tsp or t) 4 tbsp = 1/4C< /LI > •1/2 tsp •1/4 tsp A clear glass measuring cup is necessary to get precise liquid measurements. Step-by step Program- How to Cook with Your Child, GET READY: 1. Set up a convenient workspace for you and your child. 2. Buy or borrow a stool. 3. Choose recipes. start with basic recipes (3-5 steps) and work your way up to more difficult ones. Choose foods that he likes to eat and will be excited to say that he helped make. Eventually, you can choose foods that are new to him in order to expand his experiences. (Children are usually more likely to try foods that they helped cook.) GET SET: 1. If you are using a cookbook, get out the cookbook or recipe that you will be using. 2. Assemble the ingredients you need before calling your child. 3. Call your child and show him the recipe. 4. Wash Hands. Directions for cooking activities 1. Name each ingredient as it is being used. 2 Let your child feel and smell the item you are using. Ask questions like: " Which one do you think feels nicer?" " Which smell do you like better?“ 3. Let your child taste various ingredients. Ask questions like: "What do you like better?" You can talk about different taste groups -- sweet, sour, salty, bitter. If there are items that look and feel similar ,have your child taste both. Have your child guess which is which by tasting them. 4. Let your child put in as many ingredients as possible. Ask questions like: "Are we using more salt or more pepper?“ 5. Let your child mix the ingredients. your child start and then you can finish the process. Take turns; 6. Let your child help you put the food into the oven, onto the stovetop or into the refrigerator. Discuss with her if you want the food to be hot or cold. Let her touch the food before and after and feel the difference. 7. Clean Up. 8. Enjoy the fruits of your labor. Kitchen Things Stove Microwave oven refrigerator scale blender Coffee maker mixer bowl mug fork, knife, spoon Soup bowl glass Cup & saucer pitcher Tea pot kettle toaster timer Waffle maker Pepper grinder Rolling Pin Hand blender Citrus juicer Utensil Rolling pin Cutting board funnel pot Food processor jar Hand blender apron Garlic mincer sifter Can opener peeler Soup ladle Cooking fork spatula pan Wire whisker Meat tender grater Cooling Rack Potato masher Measuring cup drainer beater Pizza cutter Measuring spoon knife Wooden spoon Way of Cooking Sifting flour Mixing bowl Stirring with wire whisker Stirring with spoon Kneading dough rolling Way of Cooking Pie crust Cutting Shape baking Making pies Chopping onion slicing Peeling garlic Way of Cooking Tossing salad boiling Stir frying roasting cutting barbecue The ABC's of Snack Attack Tacklers A Apple slices arranged around a bowl of chunky peanut butter thinned with just a dab of mayonnaise! B Baked potato zapped in the microwave for 6 minutes on HIGH. When it's done add shredded cheese, bacon bits, sour cream, chives and anything else that makes your mouth water! C Celery stalks cut into 1-inch pieces stuffed with cream cheese. Goes great with a glass of tomato juice! D Dill pickles chopped up and mixed with cream cheese makes a dilly of a dip for raw vegetables! E Eggs hard cooked and dipped in salt, mayonnaise, or mustard are eggs- actly right for any snack attack! F Frozen fruit juice ice cubes are fun to lick. Pour juice into an ice-cube tray. Cover with plastic wrap and stick toothpicks through the wrap into each cube. An overnight snack success story! G Graham crackers slathered with peanut butter and marshmallow topping make a snack that's sure to stick to your ribs! H Hot chocolate with a candy cane straw takes the chill off after a day in the snow. I Ice cubes and fresh fruit whirled in the blender makes a quick and easy smoothie. J Jell-O whipped and frozen has a texture that tickles the tongue! K Ketchup squirted on a plate and surrounded by Little Smokies is fun for little fingers to pick up, dip, and eat. L Lettuce leaves stuffed with salsa, crushed tortilla chips, shredded cheese and sour cream has snackers saying "Ole!" M Melted chocolate chips mixed with shredded wheat, shredded coconut, and peanuts makes a dandy candy. Spoon it onto a sheet of waxed paper to cool. N Nibbles make of pretzel sticks, Rice Chex, and cheese crackers is a great after-game snack. O Onion dip made from dry onion soup mix and sour cream makes a zippy dip for any chips. P Pineapple chunks wrapped in pieces of boiled ham and speared with toothpicks are easy to handle and even easier to eat! Q Quench your thirst with homemade orange punch. Add one scoop of fruit sherbet to a glass of orange juice and stir until the sherbet is melted. R Rice cakes spread with pineapple cream cheese are just right anytime. S Seeds from the pumpkin turned jack-o'-lantern taste great when washed, dried, salted and spread out on a cookie sheet. Bake in the oven at a very low temperature (250) for an hour. T Tomato sauce or pizza sauce on two English muffin halves, plus a slice of American or mozzarella cheese makes a pizza-like treat. Pop it into a toaster oven until the cheese is bubbling. U Unwind after a hard day with some chocolate worms. Melt together 1 small package of chocolate chips and one of butterscotch chips. Add 1 can of Chinese noodles and drop by teaspoon onto waxed paper to cool. V Vegetables (carrot sticks, green pepper strips, celery) dipped in mayonnaise mixed with ketchup make crunch munchings. W Wrap a hot dog in a slice of bread that's been buttered on the outside. Then wrap it all up in foil and pop it into the oven for 15 minutes at 350. Hot dog! X X-rated snacks are snacks that are so rich you should only eat a little at a time. A good chunk of cream cheese rolled in coconut with a spoonful of honey drizzled over it is definitely X-cellent! Y Yogurt (plain) mixed with fresh fruit, jam, or preserves is yummy and healthful. Z Zippy cheddar cheese melted on rye bread fingers and topped with crumbled bacon bits is a great mate for a big glass of apple cider! Banana Nut Bread 3 very ripe bananas, mashed 1 cube butter, softened 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 c flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 cup chopped walnuts Butter and lightly flour1 loaf pan. Combine bananas, sugar, eggs, and butter: mix well. Sift together flour, soda and salt. Add to banana mixture and mix until well blended. Add walnuts. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes or until done. Sponge Cake Ingredients: 6 eggs 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1-1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 oz. melted butter Preparation: Heat a saucepan of water on the stove. Break 6 eggs into a large mixing bowl and add 3/4 cup sugar. Whisk mixture together over the water bath for approximately a minute until it's warm. (Note: Whisking the eggs over the water bath keeps them from scrambling; it also helps dissolve the sugar and makes the mix more stable when you add the butter.) Whip the egg-and-sugar mixture with an electric mixer for 2 to 3 minutes. Sift 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour and fold into the egg-and-sugar mixture. (Note: If you beat the flour in, the mix will collapse.) Fold in the 2 ounces of melted butter. Spray a 10" baking pan with a nonstick spray; cut out a circle of parchment paper and use it to line the pan. Bake at 320 degrees for approximately 30 minutes, until cake springs back when touched. Let cool on a cooling rack. ICING RECIPES "Fluffy" Frosting 2 egg whites 1/2 cup water1 1/2 cup sugar 1 tbsp "light" corn syrup dash of salt 1 1/4 tsp vanilla Combine egg whites, sugar, water, and corn syrup in top of double boiler (or put two same size pots on top of each other). Beat about 1 minute - then place over boiling water and beat constantly with beater for 7 - 10 min or until frosting will stand in stiff peaks. Remove from pot pour at once into a large bowl for final beating then add vanilla and beat 1 min. Chocolate Icing 1/2 cup icing sugar 1 tbsp cocoa powder2 tsp milk 1/4 tsp vanilla Combine icing sugar, cocoa, milk, and vanilla in a small mixing bowl. Beat until a smooth consistency. Add more icing sugar for more thickness Jigglers 1 1/2 cup cold water4 x 7g packets of gelatinCan of Frozen concentrate juice Place cold water in saucepan. Add gelatine..let stand for 1 minute. Put saucepan over heat. Bring to boil..continually stirring. Remove from heat and add frozen concentrate to mixture (use the appropriate juice flavor to get the desired color wanted) Stir on all disolved. Lightly grease the pan and pour mixture in to pan. Place in fridge for 2 hours until set. "HEART" CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES ingredients: 1/2 cup margarine/butter1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar1/4 cup white sugar1 tsp. vanilla1 egg1 cup flour1/2 tsp. baking soda1/2 tsp. salt1 cup chocolate chips Direction: 1.In bowl cream together margarine, brown sugar, white sugar, vanilla and egg using a beater. 2.Add flour, baking soda, and salt. Using beater mix until all is combined well. By hand stir in chocolate chips. 3.Drop onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees in oven for 8 to 10 minutes. "ELLA" ELEPHANT Instructions: 1) Bake two 9 inch round cakes. Ensure that your pans are greased and floured so that cakes remove from pans easily. Cool. 2) Cut a 1 1/2 inch circle in middle of one the cakes. Cut the outer ring into a third for the trunk. Use the remaining ring to cut into 4 equal parts for the feet. 3) Arrange pieces in shape of elephant. 4) Frost - cover with coconut and add candies and a cookie for the ear. Birthday Cake Idea Try This Make different types of milkshakes with your child. Replace the banana with one of the following ingredients: o Strawberries o Pears o Blueberries o Chocolate Syrup For a special treat, put in a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Questions for Discussion: What ingredient gives the milkshake it's taste? Why is the milkshake so cold? If you make two different types of shakes, discuss what makes the two taste and look different. What Do You Think? How are the two cheeses alike? Different? To which food group does cheese belong? Smell the dill weed. Where does it come from? Which ingredient adds lots of flavor? What Do You Think? How do pumpkins grow? Taste a sliver of raw pumpkin. How does baking change it? What else is made from pumpkin? Which ingredients are solid? Which are liquid? Which ingredients are spices? Questions to Discuss With Your Child: Why is the pudding brown? Which ingredient makes the pudding brown? Try tasting the pudding when it is hot and after it cools. Which way tastes better? What happens to the consistency of the pudding after it is in the refrigerator for a while? How does it look and feel different? ! What do you think? What happens to the milk? Is this real paint? What makes the butter melt? Why do we need a clean brush? Crispy Pops What You Need 1/4 cup Margarine 1 (10 ounce) package Miniature marshmallows 6 cups of Crisped rice cereal 1 cup M&M's candy 12 (5 ounce) size paper cups 12 Popsicle sticks How To Make It 1. Combine cereal and M&M's, set aside. 2. In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt margarine and marshmallows together, stirring constantly. 3. Combine marshmallow mixture with cereal mixture and stir well. 4. Mix completely until all cereal is coated. 5. Spoon mixture into paper cups and press lightly to fill. 6. Insert Popsicle sticks into the center of the mixture and press again lightly with fingers. Cool. 7. Serve! Roasted Pumpkin Seeds What You Need 2 tablespoons Butter 2 cups washed, cleaned pumpkin seeds 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt Use of oven Large saucepan Large cookie sheet or jelly-roll pan Timer How To Make It 1.Preheat oven to 300 degrees fahrenheit. 2. 2.Melt butter in a large saucepan. 3. 3.Add seeds and spices; toss to coat. 4. 4.Spread seeds on a large cookie sheet or jelly-roll pan. . 5.Bake 40 minutes, stirring often, until they're browned and crisp. Yield: 2 cups Stained Glass Cookies What You Need Make basic refrigerator cookie dough, and chill •Lifesavers candies •Plastic sandwich bags (one for each color) •Rolling pin How To Make It 1. Pinch off small pieces of dough and roll into strips about 1/4" thick. Use to make outlines on a foil-covered cookie sheet. Pinch ends together well. Start with simple shapes and then try more complex ones. 2. Sort the Lifesavers into plastic bags by color. Crush them with a rolling pin. Use to fill openings in the cookies. 3. If you want to hang the cookies on your Christmas tree, thicken dough at the top and punch a hole with a straw before baking. 4. Bake at 375 F for 8-10 minutes until lightly browned. Cool completely, then peel off foil. Lesson: Blenders Age Variations:Youngest chef's can practice measuring and pouring ingredients into the container. The child could press the button with adult supervision after the adult has secured the container. Blend: To mix two or more ingredients together until smooth and uniform in texture. To use any piece of equipment, the user should be fully aware of how it works. Demonstrate the various parts of the blender disassembled. The child should know that the blade inside of the blender is sharp. Show the child how to assemble the blender. (If possible use a plastic jar blender for safety purposes) Give a lesson on safety that the lid should never come off when the blender is on, objects like spoons or other utensils should never be used to push things in the blender while it is running and fingers and hands should never go into the blender. Demonstrate each of the buttons and what each means. Milk Shake 2 Cups Ice Cream 1/2 Cup milk 1. Put the ice cream and the milk in a blender. Blend until smooth. Apple Volcanoes (serves two) Ingredients: 2 apples - 2 large marshmallows - cup peanut butter - cup chocolate chips - cup chopped nuts - 2 tbsp shredded coconut 1.Wash apples. 2.Remove stem and core out apple with spoon, enlarging the hole slightly. 3.Press marshmallows in center of cored apple to fill the bottom. 4.Spoon peanut butter into apple to fill to the top. 5.Spread peanut butter over top of apple. 6.Sprinkle with chocolate chips and coconut. Frog on a lily pad This is a great recipe to introduce the frying pan when your child is ready. The bread helps absorb any grease "pops" that can burn. Ingredients: One slice of bread One Egg Butter Directions: 1.Heat the frying pan on medium low. Drop in a dollop of butter. (Enough to coat the frying pan when melted). You will know the frying pan is hot enough when the butter has fully melted. Keep the temperature on medium low so the butter will not burn. 2.As the butter is melting break a hole in the center of the bread. Enough to form a circle about the size of a golf ball. 3.When the butter has melted place the bread in the pan. Crack your egg and drop it into the center of the bread that you have taken out. 4.Allow to cook until the egg begins to turn white and the bread is nicely toasted. When one side is done flip the bread and the egg to toast the other side. 5.When both sides have been browned and the egg is cooked through (the entire clear part of the egg should be white with nothing runny remaining) it is ready to serve. Deviled Eggs Ingredients: 6 precooked hard boiled eggs, shelled and cut in half vertically 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon prepared mustard Directions: 1.Scoop out the hard yolk of the egg and place in a bowl. 2.Add mayonnaise and mustard 3.Mix with a fork until creamy smooth 4.Spoon the prepared mixture back into the eggs 5.Refrigerate Lesson: Puree'/Strain Puree': Changing a solid food into a liquid or paste. Puree' can be achieved with a blender, food processor, food mill and in some cases an electric mixer. Strawberry Sherbet Sorbet Ingredients: 1 packet unflavored gelatin 1 C. sugar 4 C. strawberries 1 C. milk Place the strawberries in a blender, younger children can use a food mill to achieve the desired consistency. Place cover on firmly and puree' until the strawberries are finely blended. Placing a bowl beneath a strainer with a fine mesh, show your child how to press the berries through the screen using a plastic spatula or spoon. Discard the seeds. Combine the sugar and gelatin in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in berries and cook until the sugar/gelatin dissolves. Remove from heat and add milk. Pour into a freezer safe container, cover and freeze. Use the largest pan that will fit in your freezer, like a cookie sheet, so the mixture has a minimal depth. Put your empty mixing bowl into the freezer to chill. When almost firm break into chunks. Transfer to the chilled mixing bowl. Using an electric mixer, beat on slow for two minutes until the chunks have broken and have begun to smooth. Beat on high for three minutes or more until the texture becomes smooth. Place back in the freezable container. Freeze until firm. FUNNY, FRUITY PIZZAS WALDORF SALAD low-fat mozzarella cheese slices (1 slice per child) English muffins, sliced in half (1 half per 1 stalk celery child) 1 apple fruit (an apple, banana, orange, or 1 cup seedless grapes, cut in half seedless grapes) 1 banana 1 orange Have the children wash the fruit. 1 cup low-fat lemon yogurt Children can peel bananas and oranges or pluck grapes from their Have children wash the celery, apple, stems. An adult should cut the fruit and grapes. into small pieces. Children can peel the banana and orange. Split the English muffins. Give each child one half. An adult should cut the fruit and celery into bite-size pieces. Have the children place a slice of cheese on each muffin. Have children place fruit and celery in a large bowl. Toast the English muffins until the cheese melts. Have each child top his Add yogurt and mix well. or her muffin with fruit.
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