Level A - Six Easy Bites

Kitchen Talk Solutions

Bite 4 - Food Preparation

 

4a. Pancakes, anyone?
Project skill: Making pancakes
Life skill: Managing resources

1. Why did you stir the batter just until it was "wet" and still had lumps in it?
Overstirring produces holes in the cooked pancakes because there is too much air and liquid in the product.

3. What other ingredients besides apples might you add to the batter to create your own special pancakes?
Some ideas are blueberries or chocolate chips. Toppings that may be added include strawberries, blueberries, syrup, or powdered sugar.

4. What other foods can you make using a variety mix?
Other foods include:

 

4b. Colossal cookies
Project skill: Making cookies

Life skill: Processing information

1. Which cookie category do Colossal Cookies belong to?
Colossal Cookies belong to the drop cookie category.

4. What tips would you give a friend about preparing cookies for judging?
Tips would include:

 

4c. Chips in muffins
Project skill: Making muffins
Life skill: Using scientific methods
All questions have either no right answer or involve personal feelings.

 

4d. Micro stuffed potatoes
Project skill: Microwaving potatoes
Life skill: Mastering technology
All questions have either no right answer or involve personal feelings.

 

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