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Cookie Jar Project For Cookie Types and Definitions | Family and Consumer Sciences

I’m a bit of a nerd for vintage pottery and glassware. I start our cookie unit geeking out a little bit about my favorite brands and styles of vintage cookie jars. I have a few on display. I explain to my students that they are […]

Good Eats: Pretzel Logic | Three-Day Yeast Dough Soft Pretzels Lab

Oh. My. Goodness. It is recipes like this that make people think Family and Consumer Sciences teachers have magic superpowers. (Does anyone else feel under high pressure at potlucks?) Even if you don’t have time to make these soft yeast dough pretzels with your students, […]

Holiday Baking Championship: Not the Holidays Without Pie to Introduce Pie Unit | Family and Consumer Sciences

I came up with this activity much sooner than I’d like to admit. I had been planning on showing Holiday Baking Championship: Not the Holidays Without Pie to review the pie unit instead of to introduce it but ran into a snag with yeast dough […]