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

Safety and Sanitation

Kitchen Safety and Sanitation Review with Today’s Meet Technology Tool

To review safety and sanitation with my Bakery students I showed this video from Jamie Oliver’s Home Cooking Skills channel. It shows someone preparing a chicken caesar salad but making many safety and sanitation mistakes along the way. The video reviews are very positive, but […]

DIY Surface Bacteria Sampling Dish | Vegan

DIY Surface Bacteria Sampling Dish | Vegan

If you follow me on Instagram (#mhsfcs, #washurhands) you may be wondering why we are decorating for Christmas so early. See all of the beautiful reds and greens?Although we would love a break from this hot muggy weather, Christmas is a long time away. Those colors […]

Revisiting Yeast Balloon Blow-Up Activity to Accommodate Latex Allergies

Revisiting Yeast Balloon Blow-Up Activity to Accommodate Latex Allergies

It’s back-to school time which means I’m getting a new group of kiddos ready for the kitchen. They are eager to cook (read: eat) but need to understand safety and sanitation first. In years past I have demonstrated how bacteria multiplies quickly at room temperatures […]