Cooking and Baking 101
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Course DescriptionCooking and baking are the kinds of activities that most people assume are second nature. After all, we're humans, and our most basic need is to supply ourselves with nutrition. Logically, we should just be able to get in the kitchen and make something to eat.
Many people grow up watching their mothers or fathers cook; they may see them read recipes, combine ingredients, and use sauté pans. These same people often take for granted the ability to get into the kitchen and know what to do.
Having an inborn ability to cook isn't guaranteed. Studies show that having a good role model in the kitchen is one of the best ways to learn how to cook and bake. However, maybe you never had the opportunity to watch someone cook. Perhaps you never had enough time to really apply yourself to the task. Maybe you're just scared of not knowing what to do.
The good news is, it's never too late to start, no matter what your background may be. The most important thing to take with you into the kitchen is a basic understanding of what to do and how to do it.This course is designed to give you just that. You will learn everything from what supplies you need for getting started to reading recipes and planning meals. You will be provided with a basic understanding of what it means to be in the kitchen and sources for additional information to foster a lifetime of culinary growth!
Universal Class, Inc. has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this approval, Universal Class, Inc. has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is widely recognized as the Standard of good practice internationally. As a result of their Accredited Provider status, Universal Class, Inc. is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its courses that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.
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Lesson One: Cooking vs. Baking: A Brief OverviewIn this lesson, you will learn what it means to be in the kitchen. You will learn the basic fundamentals of cooking and baking, and what you will need to know before you really get started.
Lesson Two: Kitchen EquipmentIn this lesson, you will learn what equipment and utensils are commonly found in the kitchen. You will learn what you need to get started and what you can add to your collection as you go.
Lesson Three: Cooking TermsIn this lesson, you will learn what words and terms are unique to the field of cooking.
Lesson Four: Baking TermsIn this lesson, you will learn what words and terms are unique to the field of baking.
Lesson Five: Fresh IngredientsIn this lesson, you will learn basic information about the fruits, vegetables, and herbs found in most modern recipes.
Lesson Six: Pantry EssentialsIn this lesson, you will learn what cooking and baking items are an essential part of a well-stocked pantry.
Lesson Seven: Using Cooking RecipesIn this lesson, you will learn how to read and utilize recipes as the groundwork for becoming proficient as a cook.
Lesson Eight: Using Baking RecipesIn this lesson, you will learn how baking recipes differ from cooking recipes.
Lesson Nine: Expanding RecipesIn this lesson, you will learn all about incorporating recipes into your daily cooking and baking routines.
Lesson Ten: Meal PlanningIn this lesson, you will learn how to plan in advance for your meals. You will learn how to handle large parties as well as smaller meals for one or two.
Lesson Eleven: Safety in the KitchenIn this lesson, you will learn how to keep your kitchen a safe and clean place.
Additional Course Information
- Document Your Lifelong Learning Achievements
- Earn an Official Certificate Documenting Course Hours and CEUs
- Verify Your Certificate with a Unique Serial Number Online
Course Title: Cooking and Baking 101Course Number: 8900271Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countriesCourse Type: How ToCEU Value: 1.1 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earnedAssessment Method: Lesson assignments and review examsInstructor: Nancy FillipSyllabus: View SyllabusDuration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!Requirements: View Technical RequirementsCourse Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $75.00
- View and Share Your Certificate Online or Download/Print as PDF
- Display Your Certificate on Your Resume and Promote Your Achievements Using Social Media
Learning OutcomesBy successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Describe kitchen equipment needed.
- Define cooking terms.
- Define baking terms.
- Summarize the use of fresh ingredients.
- Describe the essential stockings of a pantry.
- Demonstrate usage of cooking recipes.
- Demonstrate usage of baking recipes.
- Summarize techniques used to expand recipes.
- Summarize safety techniques in the kitchen, and
- Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
An Introduction Assignment 5 Lesson 1 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson One: Cooking vs. Baking: A Brief Overview Exam 13 Lesson 2 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson Two: Kitchen Equipment Exam 14 Lesson 3 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson Three: Cooking Terms Exam 13 Lesson 4 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson Four: Baking Terms Exam 15 Lesson 5 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson Five: Fresh Ingredients Exam 15 Lesson 6 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson Six: Pantry Essentials Exam 13 Zagat Survey Assignment 100 Lesson 7 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson Seven: Using Cooking Recipes Exam 15 Lesson 8 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson Eight: Using Baking Recipes Exam 13 Dessert Assignment 100 Lesson 9 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson Nine: Expanding Recipes Exam 15 Gluten Free Meals Assignment 100 James Beard Award Assignment 100 Lesson 10 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson Ten: Meal Planning Exam 14 Lesson 11 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson Eleven: Safety in the Kitchen Exam 14 The Final Exam Exam 52 Total Points: 886
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- "There was a lot of termonology I did not understand when reading recipes and the course helped me figure out what everything meant....The instructor always got back to my promptly, and I really appreciated that." -- Karen G.