Teacher of Family and Consumer Sciences and Health to Middle- and High-School Students

Culinary Essentials

Collaborative Garnish Lab Experience for Family and Consumer Sciences – Home Economics

As part of our study of the contrasts to great plate composition¬†students practiced making some simple garnishes.¬† I hope what you’ve read is useful! I post here biweekly with resources for Family and Consumer Sciences and Home Economics teachers and share my classroom happenings much […]

FaCS Meat Lab

To demonstrate tender-cut meat cookery, my students made recipes from Cook This, Not That!: Kitchen Survival Guide. Books from the whole Eat This, Not That! series are excellent because they offer lots of flavor for low calories. The recipes are fairly simple to make and […]

Chopped! Chicken Lab Results

After my students didn’t send me their recipes on time I had them do a “Chopped” style lab. In the Food Network show, contestants are given several mystery ingredients that must be made into a specified dish. The students each drew a market cut of […]