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Cooking Terms Word Search

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FOOD TERMS Word Search

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STEEP
STEW
TRUSS
WHIP
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SKIM
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SEAR
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PUREE
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PEEL
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AL DENTE

Culinary Terminology Word Search

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basic culinary terms Crossword

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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

Kitchen Vocabulary Word Search

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cooking terms word search

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knead
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Recipe Terms & Definitions Crossword

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to cut into long, thin strips. Julienne
to cook with dry heat, usually in an oven bake
to heat a liquid until bubble rise constantly to the surface boil
to cook by direct heat, as in a broiler broil
to cook in hot fat such as grease fry
to heat a solid food, such as butter, until it becomes a liquid melt
to cook meat or poultry in the oven by dry heat roast
to cook in a small amount of fat saute
to cook in liquid that is just below the boiling point simmer
to cook over boiling water steam
to cut into small pieces chop
to break food into small pieces by rubbing it against a grater grate
to cut into very small pieces mince
to remove a thin layer of skin or peeling from fruits and vegetables pare
to mix ingredients with an over-and-over motion beat
to mix two or more ingredients together blend
to blend ingredients until soft and smooth, such as butter with sugar cream
to combine shortening and dry ingredients with a pastry blender or two knives cut in
to press and fold dough with the hands until it is smooth knead
to combine two or more ingredients by beating or stirring mix
to put dry ingredients through a sifter to break up particles and mix thoroughly sift
to mix ingredients lightly toss
to beat rapidly until the mixture is fluffy whip
to place a coating over a food, such as bread crumbs bread
to refrigerate a food until it is completely cold chill
to lower the temperature of a food, usually to room temperature cool
to rub a surface with fat, such as shortening, oil, or butter grease
to soak food in a sauce before cooking to make it more tender or more flavorful marinate
to bring a health unit, such as an oven, to a certain temperature before using it preheat
to add salt, pepper, herbs, and other seasonings to a food season

Food Preparation Terms Crossword

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to beat quickly and steadily by hand with a whisk or rotary beater whip
to cut into thin, flat pieces Slice
to change from a solid to a liquid through the application of heat Melt
to mix lightly Toss
to thoroughly cover a food with a liquid or dry mixture Coat
to mechanically break down a food into a finer texture Grind
to cook with vapor produced by a boiling liquid Steam
to decorate foods by adding other attractive and complementary foodstuffs to the food or serving dish Granish
To mix or blend two or more ingredients together Combine
to broil over hot coals or to fry on a griddle Grill
to separate solid from liquid materials Strain
To cook in oven with dry heat Bake
to form Shape
to make grooves or folds in dough Flute
Cut into small pieces Chop
to remove liquid from a food product Drain
to break a food by pressing it with the back of a spoon, a masher, or forcing it through a ricer Mash
to cook in a large amount of hot fat Deepfry
to combine two or more ingredients into one mass Mix
to skatter drops of liquid or particles of powder over the surface of a food Sprinkle
to cook in liquid that is barely at boiling point Simmer
To work a dough by pressing it with the heels of the hand Knead
to cook uncovered in the oven with dry heat Roast
to mix with a circular motion Stir
to reduce a food into small bits by rubbing it on the sharpen teeth of a utensil Grate
To cook in liquid over 212 F Boil
to let food stand until it no longer feels warm to the touch Cool
to remove the outer layer Peel

Food Prep Crossword

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Be careful not to get a Cut
Sometimes you must let frozen food Thaw
Sometimes you need to set water to Boil
Before preparing any meal you your hands Wash
To make a recipe you need to have all the Ingredients
You need to ________ all your ingredients correctly Measure
To use an oven you first need to ______ it Preheat
A good way to store meat is to ______ it Freeze
One way to mix foods together is to_____them Stir
A tool used to blend ingredients together smoothly Whisk
Term for folding one ingredient over another Foldover
Cooking term that rhymes with cheat Beat
You use a tenderizer to ______ meat Tenderize
Cooking term that rhymes with ship Whip
When a liquid is kept just below boiling Simmer
Amount of an ingredient that fits in between 2 fingers Pinch
You use a blender to Blend
To cut big long peices Slice
Cut into small cubes Dice
After everything is done you ______ the kitchen Clean
You can use this tool to serve soups Spoon
When measuring liquids be sure to carefully ______ them into the measuring cup Pour
You need to use many different _____ to cook Tools

Cooking Terms Crossword

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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