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					         Recipes

Choosing and Reading Recipes
                 Recipe
• Recipe: Set of instructions for preparing a
  specific food.
• Recipes can be found in cookbooks,
  magazines, newspapers and appliance
  manuals
• Recipes can also be found on-line
• Searching for recipes can help you plan
  and prepare healthy meals
      Understanding Recipes
• Learning to use a recipe accurately is the
  key to good meals.
• Using recipes helps you in achieving
  success and even allows you to create
  your own recipes.
             Good Recipes
• Clear and Concise
• List ingredients in order which you will be
  combining them
  – Ingredients: food items needed in order to
    make the food item in the recipe
• Amounts should be easy to measure
        Good Recipes Con’t
• Directions and handling procedures must
  be complete
• Baking and cooking times, temperatures
  and sizes need to be accurate
• State the yield
  – Yield: the number of average servings the
    recipe will make
• Many will include nutrition information
     Steps to Reading Recipes
• 1. Read the entire recipe carefully before you
  start to cook.
  – Make sure you have all the ingredients and utensils
    on hand. Make sure you have enough preparation
    time to complete the recipe.
• 2. Note any abbreviations used in the ingredient
  list.
  – Be sure you understand what each one means.
• 3. Before you start measuring and mixing, gather
  all ingredients and cooking utensils you will
  need.
• 4. If your recipe states to preheat oven, turn the
  oven on before you begin to cook!!
            Recipes Con’t
Successful Results:
• For successful results, follow recipe
  directions exactly. Measure the exact
  amounts of each ingredients.
• For the best flavor and appearance,
  accurate timing is important. Follow
  cooking and baking times as stated in the
  recipe.
            Assignment
• Complete Reading a Recipe worksheet
• Answer the questions on your OWN sheet
  of paper
• Do NOT write on the worksheet
• Turn in when you are finished
• Continue working on Terms crossword

				
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