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

Sauces

Kid and Student-Friendly Homemade Pesto and Pasta Recipe

My students recently made homemade pasta to go with pesto from basil they grew in their garden. I have never made pesto before because the basil is so expensive, but by growing our own herbs we made enough for the whole class to enjoy. The […]

Five Mother Sauces Culinary Essentials FACS Lab

Yesterday I demonstrated an Espagnole sauce to my students. It takes several hours to make. Today students demonstrated the other four basic sauces: Macaroni and Cheese (Bechamel) Rigatoni with Meat Sauce (Tomato Sauce) Eggs Benedict (Hollandaise) Chicken Supreme (Veloute) The students were so proud of themselves, […]