Food Preparation and Cooking

Dad and son cooking together

Use these resources for cooking demonstrations, cooking classes, or when teaching about cooking.



Get Information on Preparing Foods in Advance

University of Nebraska, Lincoln Extension.


Ten Healthy Cooking Tips

American Heart Association.


Substitutions and Equivalent Measurements


Cooking with Herbs & Spices

University of Nebraska, Lincoln Extension.


Learn Cooking Terms and Methods (PDF | 556 KB)

University of Hawaii at Manoa Cooperative Extension.


Microwave Cooking


Basic Foods for Cupboard, Fridge and Freezer: Create Your Own List!

University of Nebraska, Lincoln Extension.

Also available in PDF (172KB).


Making Meals for Singles and Couples


Beans in the shape of a music note. Learn About Cooking with Dry Beans (PDF | 354KB)

University of Nebraska, Lincoln Extension.


Browse a List of Food Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Links are related to food ingredients, food processing, cooking and baking.


Freezing Sandwiches

University of Nebraska, Lincoln Extension.

Learn the Do's and Dont's of frreezing sandwiches to save time and money.


Quick and Easy Meals Using the Freezer (PDF | 57 KB)

Connecticut/Rhode Island Family Nutrition Program. Senior Nutrition Awareness Project.


Easy Ground Beef Recipes From Your Freezer

University of Nebraska, Lincoln Extension.

Also available in PDF (614 KB).