Cooking

Over 3 million cases of food-borne illness are reported every year in the United States; some cause minor flu-like symptoms and some can be fatal. All food-borne illnesses pose a health threat to consumers and financial threats to the institutions to which they are linked. This is bad news,...
 
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Cooking Demo for Dessert Month Everyone likes desserts. The trick is to make them appealing while getting some nutrition into the best course of the meal. Make a “nutrition sundae.” Have clients build sundaes using sorbets, ice milk, frozen yogurt or frozen soy ice cream and offer toppings such...
 
Cooking

Here is a great way to get your audience involved in your next cooking demo. Hands-on can mean for a few courageous volunteers or for the whole audience if it is a small group. Find a few tortilla recipes or assemble a variety of tortillas for the audience to make their own. Here are a ... Hands-On Cooking Demo
 
Cooking

Apple Tasting Project Here is a fun audience participation activity that involves tasting new varieties of apples: 1. Purchase 4 different varieties of apples, buying two of each type for every 6 or 8 people you will have in the group. If you have access to a farmer’s market...
 
Cooking

13 Tips For Smooth Cooking Demos #1 First of all, if you are using a lavaliere microphone, INSIST on fresh batteries. There is nothing worse than losing power and having to wait on replacements during your demo. This happened to me on the second day after 6 hours of...