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Title:Food Preparation Manual
Alt. Title:Manual de PreparaciĆ³n de Comidas
Pub. date: March 2009
Includes: Booklet
Audience: Multiple Audiences, adults, older adults, educators
Language: English, Spanish
Description:A 65 page booklet describing basic food preparation. Topics discussed within the booklet include MyPyramid, basic food and kitchen safety, cook's tools, measurements and abbreviations, cooking terms, functions or baking ingredients, food yields, ingredient substitutions, spices, stocking the pantry, fresh fruits and vegetables, cleaning dishes by hand, using a dishwasher, cleaning agents, microwave cooking, snack ideas, create-a-main dish, and quick and easy recipes.
Funding Source: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program SNAP. Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program EFNEP.
Developer: Wanda Koszewski, Donnia Behrends, Candece Goshorn, Georgia Jones, Rosilyn Jones, Mardel Meinke, Carrie Schneider-Miller, Natalie Sehi
Organization: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension
Phone: 402-472-6528
Length: 65 pages
Use Restrictions: Permission needed to copy.
Reviewers Comments: For the most part, the manual adheres to USDA guidelines; however, according to the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service, hot food should be kept at 140°F or warmer not 135°F or higher as stated.
Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension Nutrition Education Program
    Contact: Natalie Sehi or Donnia Behrends
    Mail: 110 Ruth Leverton Hall
Lincoln, Nebraska 68583-0806
    Phone: 402-472-6528
    E-mail: or
    Ordering: send email request to Natalie Sehi or Donnia Behrends
    Cost: 7.50 per booklet
    Avail. in Qty: Yes
    ISBN:NEP Handout 1BL7

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