Type
Word Scramble
Description

baking bread
knead dough
whisk an egg
chop the onions
baste the food
the batter
blend tomatoes
add salt
serve hot
drizzle honey

Cooking Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Describing the degree of doneness for pastas and other foods where there is a firm center. Not overdone or too soft. Al Dente
To spoon, brush or pour fat, drippings or liquid continually over a baking or roasting food (usually poultry) in order to promote a moist finished product, to add flavor, and to glaze it. Baste
An uncooked mixture usually containing milk, flour, and eggs. It can be thick enough to be poured or spooned (as with muffins), or thin, to coat foods before being fried in oil. Batter
To stir vigorously in a circular motion. Beat
To briefly submerge food into boiling water and then into an ice bath to halt further cooking. It is a technique used to soften and bring out the chlorophyll in green vegetables. Blanch
A mixture of two or more flavors to produce its own unique character, and quality. Blend
To heat a liquid to the point of breaking bubbles on the surface or to cook submerged in a boiling liquid. Boil
A method of cooking, in which the heat source is above or below the food Broil
A small cut also referred to as a quick, heavy blows of a cleaver or knife when preparing foods. Chop
To cook by dry heat, usually in the oven. Bake
To soften a fat, especially butter, by beating it at room temperature. Butter and sugar are often creamed together, making a smooth, soft paste. CREAM
To cut food in small cubes of uniform size and shape. DICE
To incorporate a delicate substance, such as whipped cream or beaten egg whites, into another substance without releasing air bubbles FOLD
To cook in hot fat. FRY
To rub on a grater that separates the food in various sizes of bits or shreds. GRATE
To cut vegetables, fruits, or cheeses into thin strips. JULIENNE
To work and press dough with the palms of the hands or mechanically, to develop the gluten in the flour. KNEAD
To cut or chop food into extremely small pieces. MINCE
To combine ingredients usually by stirring. MIX
To remove the outermost skin of a fruit or vegetable. PARE
A pinch is the trifling amount you can hold between your thumb and forefinger. PINCH
To remove pits from fruits. PIT
To boil down to reduce the volume. REDUCE
To cook by dry heat in an oven. ROAST
To cook and/or brown food in a small amount of hot fat. SAUTE
To cut narrow grooves or gashes partway through the outer surface of food. SCORE
To brown very quickly by intense heat. This method increases shrinkage but develops flavor and improves appearance. SEAR
To cook slowly in liquid over low heat at a temperature of about 180°. The surface of the liquid should be barely moving, broken from time to time by slowly rising bubbles. SIMMER
To cook in steam in a pressure cooker, deep well cooker, double boiler, or a steamer made by fitting a rack in a kettle with a tight cover. STEAM
To beat rapidly to incorporate air and produce expansion, as in heavy cream or egg whites. WHIP

Food Preparation terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To cook in the oven with dry heat Bake
To cook on a rack or spit over hot coals or some other source of direct heat Barbecue
To spoon pan juices, melted fat, or another liquid over surface of food during cooking to keep the food moist and add flavor Baste
To mix ingredients together with a circular up-and-down motion using a spoon, whisk, rotary or electric beater Beat
To thicken or smooth out the consistency of a liquid Bind
To scald or parboil in water or steam Blanch
To stir ingredients until they are thoroughly combined Blend
To cook in liquid over 212°F (100°F Boil
To remove bones from fowl or meat Bone
To cook in a small amount of liquid Braise
To coat with dry bread or cracker crumbs Bread
To cook uncovered under a direct source of heat Broil
To turn the surface of a food brown by placing it under a brolier Brown
To apply sauce, melted fat, or other liquid with a basting or pastry brush Brush
To cook in a sugar syrup until coated or crystallized Candy
To heat sugar until a brown color and characteristic Caramelize
To make a food cold by placing it in a refrigerator or in a bowl over crushed ice Chill
To cut into small pieces Chop
To make a liquid clear by removing solid particles Clarify
To thoroughly cover a food with a liquid or dry mixture Coat
To cook by submerging in simmer liquid Coodle
To mix or blend two or more ingredients together Combine
To let a food stand until it no longer feels warm to the touch Cool
To sprinkle or coat with flour Flour
To make grooves or folds in dough Flute
To cook in a small amount of hot fat Fry
To pulverize Crush
To break fish into small pieces with a fork Flake
To remove liquid from a food product Drain
To cook in a large amount of hot fat Deep fry

Baking Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To cook in an oven with dry heat. Bake
A mixture of flour, liquid, and other ingredients that is thin enough to pour Batter
To thoroughly combine ingredients and incorporate air with a rapid, circular motion. This may be done with a wooden spoon, wire whisk, rotary egg beater, electric mixer, or food processor. Beat
To heat a liquid until bubbles rise continually to the service and break Boil
To heat sugar until it is melted and brown. Caramelize
To stir together two or more ingredients until mixed Combine
To beat one or more ingredients, usually margarine or butter, sugar and eggs, until the mixture is smooth and fluffy Cream
To seal the edges of two layers of dough with the times of a fork or your fingertips Crimp
To distribute solid fat throughout the dry ingredients using a pastry blender, fork, or two knives in a scissors motion Cut in
A soft, sick mixture of flour, liquids, fat, and other ingredients Dough
To distribute small amounts of margarine or butter evenly over the surface of pie filling ordo Dot
To drip a glaze or icing over food from the tines of a fork or the end of a spoon Drizzle
To sprinkle lightly with sugar, flour ,or cocoa Dust
To gently combine I have your mixture with a more delicate substance, such as a beaten egg whites or whipped cream, without causing a loss of hair Fold in
To cope with a liquid, sing I sing, or jelly before or after the food is cooked Glaze
To fold, push and turned out or other mixture to produce a smooth, elastic texture Knead
I temperature of about 105°F, which feels neither hot nor cold Lukewarm
To stir together two or more ingredients until they are thoroughly combined Mix
To combine dry ingredients with liquid ingredients until dry ingredients are thoroughly moistened but the mixer is still slightly lumpy Mixuntillmoistened
To allow used dough to rise before baking. Or to dissolve yeast in a warm liquid and set in a warm place for 5 to 10 minutes until it expands and becomes Bubbley Proof
When dough is slightly mounted, not level Rounded teaspoon
To cut slits in food with a knife, cutting partway through the outer surface Score
Margarine, butter, ice cream, cream cheese that is in a state soft enough for easy blending but not melted Softened
To combine ingredients with a spoon or whisk using a circular motion Stir
To beat rapidly with a wire whisk or electric mixer to incorporate air into a mixture in order to lighten and increase the volume of the mixture Whip

Cooking Terms Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

stew
peel
grind
dice
bread
steam
mix
grill
cube
boil
simmer
mince
grease
cream
blend
whip
shred
mash
grate
chop
beat
toast
saute
marinate
fillet
brown
baste
stirfry
preheat
knead
drain
broil
bake

FOOD TERMS Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

STEEP
STEW
TRUSS
WHIP
TOSS
SKIM
SIFT
SHRED
SEAR
ROAST
REDUCE
PUREE
PLUMP
PINCH
PICKEL
PEEL
MIX
MINCE
KNEAD
JULIENNE
GRIND
GRILL
GRATE
GARNISH
FRY
FOLD
FLAMBE
FLAKE
FILLET
DUST
DRIZZLE
DREDGE
DISOLVE
DICE
DEGREASE
DEGLAZE
CURE
CREAM
CARAMELIZE
CLARIFY
CHOP
BOIL
BLEND
BLANCH
BEAT
BATTER
BASTE
BARBECUE
BAKE
AL DENTE

basic culinary terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

to cook in an oven bake
to mix ingredients using a fast, circular motion beat
mix ingredients gently blend
heat a substance so the bubbles will rise to the surface and break boil
to brown under direct heat broil
cook at medium or high heat until the surface browns brown
cut into smalll pieces chop
cut into small cubes dice
remove liquid by using a strainer drain
this is what you do to food when you use a grater. grate
fold, press and stretch dough knead
to soak a food in a liquid to tenderize or flavor marinate
to squash food with a fork, spoon or whisk mash
to cut into very small pieces mince
to turn oven on ahead of time preheat
cook quickly in little oil, butter or fat saute
to cook in a liquid with slow , low bubbles simmer
to cook with liquid, but not directly in the liquid steam

Baking Basics Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

carbohydrate
Tortilla
Pita
Flat Bread
Quick Bread
Baking Powder
Baking Soda
activate
Brown sugar
gluten
kneading
grains
rye
wheat
shortening
fats
butter
biscuit
sugar
bagel
pretzel
pancakes
muffins
yeast
bread
dough
batter
extract
salt
eggs
flour
leavening
Baking

Foods Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

It's used to make Guacamole Avocado
A green variety of smooth-skinned summer squash. Zucchini
thin strips of salted and smoked meat from the sides and the back of a pig Bacon
A hot drink made from the roasted and ground bean-like seeds of a tropical shrub. Coffee
A small lump of dough that is boiled or steamed Dumpling
A food that is made from cacao beans and that is eaten as candy or used as a flavoring ingredient in other sweet foods Chocolate
A very thin flat piece of dough that is wrapped around a mixture of chopped vegetables and often meat and then usually fried Egg roll
A dish that people prepare for themselves at the table by putting small pieces of food (such as bread, meat, or fruit) in a hot liquid (such as melted and flavored cheese or melted chocolate) Fondue
the strongly flavored root of a tropical plant that is used in cooking Ginger
a thick, sweet substance made by bees Honey
a small green pepper that is very hot and is used especially in Mexican cooking Jalapeño
A small fruit that has green flesh, black seeds, and brown, hairy skin Kiwi
An ocean animal that has a long body, a hard shell, and a pair of large claws and that is caught for food Lobster
A thoroughly shaken or blended drink made of milk, a flavoring syrup, and often ice cream Milkshake
:a thin, flat, round cake that is made by cooking batter on both sides in a frying pan or on a hot surface (called a griddle) Pancake
: pasta in the shape of long, thin strings Spaghetti
: an alcoholic drink made from the juice of grapes Wine
: a slightly acidic semisolid food that is often flavored and sweetened and is made of milk that has been soured by the addition of bacteria Yogurt
: a food made from flat, usually round bread that is topped with usually tomato sauce and cheese and often with meat or vegetables Pizza
: a Japanese dish of cold cooked rice shaped in small cakes and topped or wrapped with other ingredients (such as pieces of raw fish) Sushi
: a soup made of beef or chicken broth and rice noodles Pho
a Chinese food made of dough that is filled with meat or vegetables and often served boiled in soup Wonton
: a mixture of oats and other ingredients (such as brown sugar, raisins, coconut, or nuts) that is eaten especially for breakfast or as a snack Granola
a piece of sweet fried dough that is often shaped like a ring Doughnut
: a soft, juicy red fruit that grows on a low plant with white flowers Strawberry
: a tropical plant with a thick root that can be boiled and eaten Taro
: a juicy tropical fruit that has firm yellow and red skin and a hard seed at its center Mango
a vegetable pickle seasoned with garlic, red pepper, and ginger that is the national dish of Korea Kimchi
: a Spanish and Mexican pastry resembling a doughnut or cruller and made from deep-fried unsweetened dough and sprinkled with sugar Churros
a Vietnamese snack consisting of a baguette (traditionally baked with both rice and wheat flour) filled with a variety of ingredients, typically including meat, pickled vegetables, and chili peppers. Banh mi

Cooking Equipment Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

HANDHELD, DRAINS FOOD STRAINER
FREESTANDING & DRAINS FOOD COLANDER
DRAINS SOLIDS FROM LIQUIDS SLOTTEDSPOON
TO SHRED,SLICE OR GRATE FOOD GRATER
TO CUT OPEN PACKAGES AND CUT HERBS KITCHENSHEARS
DEEP,HAS HANDLE AND CAN COOK A VARIETY OR FOODS SAUCE PAN
GRILLS MEAT, PANCAKES AND EGGS GRIDDLE
PEELS VARIOUS FRUITS AND VEGETABLES VEGETABLEPEELER
MULTIPURPOSE KNIFE PARINGKNIFE
TO BAKE COOKIES, CREAM PUFFS AND FREESTANDING BREADS ON COOKIE SHEET
TO BAKE MUFFINS OR CUPCAKES IN MUFFIN TIN
TO BAKE PIES IN PIE PAN
MIXES, CHOPS, GRATES, SLICES, PUREES' INGREDIENTS FOOD PROCESSOR
PAN USED TO BAKE A CHEESECAKE IN SPRINGFORM
LEVELS INGREDIENTS AFTER MEASURING LEVEL
USED TO SERVE SOUP, STEW AND BEVERAGES LADLE
HANDHELD TOOL USED TO WHIP EGG WHITES OR CREAM WHISK
USED TO TURN FOOD SUCH AS BACON TONGS
TO MASH COOKED FOODS, SUCH AS POTATOES POTATOMASHER
TO LIFT AND TURN PANCAKES, HAMBURGERS AND EGGS SPATULA
HAS A HANDLE AND POURING LIP, USED TO MEASURE LIQUIDS LIQUID MEASURING CUP
SCRAPES SIDES OF BOWL RUBBER SPATULA
PROTECTS COUNTERS FROM HOT PANS, ALSO USED TO COOL FOOD ON COOLING RACKS
DRAINS DISHES DISH DRAINER
AIDS IN POURING FOODS INTO SMALL MOUTHED CONTAINERS FUNNEL
USED TO CUT FAT IN WITH FLOUR WHEN MAKING PASTRY OR BISCUITS PASTRY BLENDER
READS THE INTERNAL TEMPERATURE OF MEAT MEAT THERMOMETER
USED TO MEASURE DRY INGREDIENTS...LIKE FLOUR OR SUGAR DRY MEASURING CUPS
POUND MEAT AND MAKE MORE TENDER MALLET
TO OPEN CANS CAN OPENER
USES ELECTRICITY TO MIX AND BEAT INGREDIENTS ELECTRIC MIXER
TO ROAST MEATS IN OVEN ROASTING RACK
USED TO CUT PIZZA AS WELL AS OTHER FOODS PIZZACUTTER
A 9 x 13 PAN USED TO BAKE CAKES, ROASTS AND CASSEROLES OBLONG
FOR LONG , SLOW COOKING OF STEW, SOUPS AND MEATS DUTCH OVEN
PAN USED TO BAKE BREAD, POUND CAKE, AND MEAT LOAF IN LOAF
USED TO SEPARATE PARTICLES TO MAKE LIGHT AND FLUFFY SIFTER
USED TO MIX FOOD IN, VARIOUS SIZES MIXING BOWLS

The baker's secret Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This mixing method is used for pastries and biscuits. Biscuit
A common mixing method requires just one of these. Bowl
A mixture that is similar to a dough but has more liquid in it. Batter
Produce during baking as water in the product heats. Steam
An ingredient that adds flavor,nutrients, richess,and color. Egg
Products with this type of filling must be refrigerated to prevent spoliage. Cream
Cream of tartar is a powdered ___ found in baking powder. Acid
This type of dough is firm to the touch. Stiff
The most common sugar. Sweetener
Flavoring in liquid form. Extract
If the ___ is too large or too small, a baked product will not be baked properly. Pan
Products bake by dry heat in a ___ oven. Conventional
Do this the oven to ensure accuracy of cooking times. Pre-heat
To work dough with the hands to mix ingredients and develop gluten. Knead
This ingredient combines with an acid liquid to produce gas for leavening. Soda
This kind of paper may melt if used as a pan liner. Waxed
This type of batter is thick and is usually spooned into pans. Drop
This kind of paper is recommended as a suitable pan liner. Parchment
This type of batter is thin enough to pour in a steady stream. Pour
Wax in waxed paper does this when heated. Melt