Rice Noodles with Spicy Lime Chicken
Sensory Objectives: This recipe has several strong scents and tastes. Ginger, cilantro, sesame, and lime all have strong, distinct smells. The tastes will also be very flavorful but should blend nicely.
Language Objectives: Label items that the adjectives describe: sweet brown sugar, spicy sriracha, salty soy sauce. What other foods combine sweet and salty?
Southwest Pulled Pork
Description: Crock-Pot recipe for great pulled pork.
Sensory Objectives: What does “southwest “smell like? It smells like Chilis and chili powder and cumin. What pictures do you think of? I think of Mexico and colorful clothing and dried chilis hanging in the sun and bright blue welcoming doors.
Language Objectives: Why do we call this “southwest” pork? What could you make with this pork once it’s cooked? Does the recipe tell you what you could make? Do they call it “carnitas”? What does that mean?
Chicken with Ratatouille
Sensory Objectives: This is one of the recipes we can use our eyes to really enjoy. Let’s look at all the great colors: purple, red, green, and white. The colors will also change as the food cooks. You can also use your hands to squish the tomatoes instead of rough chopping.
Language Objectives: Ratatouille is a funny word that comes from another language. It is related to the French verb “touiller”, which means to stir up. Did you see the movie named “Ratatouille”?