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Cooking & Meal Planning (5/15/23 10:30 AM EST)

Let’s get cooking! This course will guide you through making a meal plan, creating a grocery list, following a recipe, and cooking a meal! You will learn about the utensils and appliances in your kitchen, healthy food choices, and kitchen and food safety skills, including knife skills, fire safety, and how long those leftovers are safe to eat! Share your favorite recipes and learn new ones from your classmates – “bon appetit!”

This course will run from 5/15-6/18/23
Seminars will meet on Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30-11:30 AM EST
Instructor: Sara Brown, sbrown@pslstrive.org

By the end of this course, users should be able to...

1) Identify cooking utensils and appliances and their uses
2) Recall safety and sanitation practices in a kitchen environment
3) Prepare a weekly meal plan that works for your schedule, dietary restrictions, and budget
4) Translate your meal plan into a grocery shopping list
5) Identify ingredients and nutritional value in pre-packaged food
6) Prepare a dish by following a recipe
  • This course is locked until... 100d
  • Course Information
  • Course Information TO BE UPDATED EVERY CLASS
  • Let's Start with What You Know!
  • Seminar Information and Recordings
  • Unit 1: What's in the Kitchen?
  • Unit 1 Introduction
  • Meal Planning
  • Let's Take a Tour of a Kitchen
  • Utensils & Appliances Media Catalog A-K (optional) *This may take a bit to load
  • Utensils & Appliances Media Catalog L-R (optional) *This may take a bit to load
  • Utensils & Appliances Media Catalog S-Z (optional) *This may take a bit to load
  • What's In YOUR Kitchen?
  • Measuring & Abbreviations
  • Unit 2: Kitchen & Food Safety
  • Unit 2 Introduction
  • Food Safety
  • Cleaning the Kitchen
  • Should I Eat That?!
  • Let's Talk Leftovers!
  • Kitchen Safety
  • Unit 3: Meal Planning
  • Unit 3 Introduction
  • Healthy Food Choices
  • Meal Planning Tools
  • Meal Planning Steps
  • Meal Plan Practice - Step 1 & 2
  • Share Some of Your Recipe Finds!
  • Upload Your Meal Plan
  • Ingredients
  • Cooking & Recipe Resources (optional)
  • Unit 4: Grocery Shopping & Ingredients
  • Unit 4 Introduction
  • Dietary Restrictions
  • Making a Grocery List
  • Upload Your Grocery List
  • Nutrition
  • Scratch Cooking, Convenience Foods, & Ingredients
  • Meal Prep & Freezer Meals
  • Leftovers & Stretching Your Ingredients
  • Food Storage
  • Unit 5: Following a Recipe
  • Unit 5 Introduction
  • Cooking Terms
  • Knife Skills
  • Measuring, Abbreviations, & Conversions
  • Cooking Pre-Check
  • Following a Recipe
  • Let's Get Cooking!
  • Let's See What You Made!
  • Post Assessment Questionnaire
  • Congratulations, you have completed the course! Please provide us with feedback.
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Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Let's Start with What You Know!, Unit 1 Introduction, Meal Planning, Let's Take a Tour of a Kitchen, What's In YOUR Kitchen?, Measuring & Abbreviations, Unit 2 Introduction, Food Safety, Cleaning the Kitchen, Should I Eat That?!, Let's Talk Leftovers!, Kitchen Safety, Unit 3 Introduction, Healthy Food Choices, Meal Planning Tools, Meal Planning Steps, Meal Plan Practice - Step 1 & 2, Share Some of Your Recipe Finds!, Upload Your Meal Plan , Ingredients, Unit 4 Introduction, Dietary Restrictions, Making a Grocery List, Upload Your Grocery List, Nutrition, Scratch Cooking, Convenience Foods, & Ingredients, Meal Prep & Freezer Meals, Leftovers & Stretching Your Ingredients, Food Storage, Unit 5 Introduction, Cooking Terms, Knife Skills, Measuring, Abbreviations, & Conversions, Cooking Pre-Check, Following a Recipe, Let's Get Cooking!, Let's See What You Made!, Post Assessment Questionnaire"
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever