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Food Garnishing Ideas

Add a little flair to your meals with a little garnish Did you know the way you present your food on a plate and even the colors on the plate make the food you serve more appealing to eat? When you are plating your food or presenting it on a platter, keep an eye on color. You'll see in a restaurant little additions of lemon wedges or green garnishes to add color to your plate.

Here are some quick ideas:
Garnish soup with toppings such as chopped avocado, sliced almonds or add a swirl of cream or sour cream to the top before serving. Sprinkle baked goods with chopped nuts or streusel topping before baking.  Add powdered sugar to baked goods after they come out of the oven. You can do this by sprinkling sugar with your fingers or using a sugar shaker.Add chopped fresh herbs to soup or saladsAdd a sliced lemon or lime to a drink.Cut fruit or vegetables into flowers. You can get really fancy by learning how to cut flowers out of radishes, carrots and tomatoes.Add a fruit kabob to a s…

10 Safety Tips when Cooking with Kids

We can all agree that our kids can benefit from spending some quality time with us parents. This is why you have to engage in activities that you can do together. One of the best activities that you can do is cooking. It’s engaging, fun and interesting. As a bonus, it can help teach them how to be responsible.
Speaking of being responsible, it’s your responsibility as an adult to ensure their safety. Cooking can be a dangerous activity especially for kids. You don’t have to worry though because it can be a very safe activity if you’re going to follow these safety tips.
Kitchen Safety Help including a printable kitchen safety chart.

In our Teacher's Curriculum Set we dive more into kitchen safety, food contamination and spreading germs.
Kitchen Safety Posters and More

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