Identify preparation techniques for preserving nutritional value in food.
Identification should include
- interpreting recipe terminology
- identifying food-preparation techniques and cooking processes, including broiling, baking, sautéing, braising, steaming, and microwaving
- explaining how each technique is used
- describing the consequences of using each technique with regard to nutritive value of the food.
- Which of the food-preparation techniques enhances the nutritional value of food?
- Which of the food-preparation techniques would you most likely use at home? Why?
- Why should you be concerned with food-preparation techniques?
- What factors influence your choice of food-preparation techniques, in addition to preserving nutritive value?
- What factors influence your preferences for certain cooking techniques?
- How can you explain to someone why some cooking techniques are healthier than others?
- What are the advantages and disadvantages of each cooking technique listed in the task definition?
- What are your goals with regard to food preparation? How can choosing a particular preparation technique help you achieve your goals?
- How has technology changed the way you prepare food? How?
- How can you educate your family on the effects that some cooking methods have on the nutritional value of food?
- How can modern cooks modify family recipes to preserve nutritive value of food and, for example, decrease calories, fat, and sodium?
- What information do you need to select the most appropriate food-preparation technique for a particular food?
- What resources are available to help you identify the nutritive value of cooked foods?