Appetizer Recipes

Asian Skillet Dumplings

Asian Skillet Dumplings

Description:

Sensory Objectives: Browning, then steaming so first crispy then soft. The opposite of most foods. Usually, something starts soft and you fry it to keep it crispy. Chewy-in a good way.

Language Objectives: Chewy? Soft? Crispy? These all describe the dumplings. The sauce is sweet and spicy too. Does a lot of Asian food tend to be sweet, spicy and salty, all at the same time?

Nacho Dip

Nacho Dip

Description: Gooey, delicious nacho dip with green chilies.

Sensory Objectives: This is cheesy and delicious! The cream cheese and sour cream make the beans smooth and milder in flavor, but the peppers and salsa will add just a little spice.

Language Objectives: Do you ever eat nachos? Are the flavors in the dip similar? What meal would this go well with?