CULINARY ARTS: Idea List & Links
TERMS: http://www.how-to-cook-gourmet.com/culinary-terms.html Pick out some terms for vocabulary/Spelling. (for the whole month)
INVITE? Think about inviting a friend to your dinner party. If so, make an invitation and mail it.
KITCHEN: http://www.how-to-cook-gourmet.com/kitchenstaples.html & http://www.menus4moms.com/articles/pantry_list.php learn about a well stocked kitchen. Also some organizing of the pantry/cupboard and actually Stocking Our Pantry! (List Making & Shopping) (week 1)
GARNISHES & Techniques: learn some fancy garnish & Cooking techniques , research recipes(week 1,2,3. This is the bulk of the class) *proper tools & safety
Knife Skills: http://www.how-to-cook-gourmet.com/knifeskillsforgourmetcooking.html
Napkin Folding: http://www.napkinfoldingguide.com/
http://www.gourmandia.com/Napkin_fold_pliage_serviettes.php & YouTube
NUTRITION: Learn about Food Pyramids & Balanced Meals (week 2)
HISTORY: learn a little culinary history/culinary from different countries. http://www.foodtimeline.org/food1.html (Week 3)
Obama’s Inaugural luncheon: http://inaugural.senate.gov/documents/doc-2009-recipes.pdf
Famous Meals: http://famousrecipes.wordpress.com/category/meals/ http://www.collectiblemeals.com/library.php quiz- http://www.funtrivia.com/trivia-quiz/History/Famous-Meals-from-History-296660.html
SETTING for a formal dinner: http://www.essortment.com/lifestyle/howsetformald_sjro.htm http://i.ehow.com/images/GlobalPhoto/Articles/4671654/set-table-holiday-dinner-main_Full.jpg & http://www.howcast.com/videos/578-How-To-Set-a-Classic-Dinner-Table Practice & Plan a fancy set table to go with your fancy dinner. (week 3)
MAKING a Grocery List: compare what’s stocked in the kitchen to what’s on the recipe list. The write your list according to the store layout; all produce together, all canned goods together, etc.(Week 3)
Grocery list generators: http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&aq=5&oq=grocery++list&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4RNTN_enUS335US336&q=grocery+list+generator
SHOP, PRINT, COOK: Print out your menus, make your grocery list, Choose some background music, make ahead anything that can be made ahead, shop, cook, serve, clean.