The Foods curriculum series from Purdue University is designed to help youth have fun in the kitchen as they learn basic food preparation skills, prepare different foods, do fun experiments, and go on fact-finding missions. These educational materials have been created with a focus on healthy food selection, smart food purchasing, food safety and science, food preparation, food preservation, and careers in the food industry. The design emphasizes teaching young people the importance of balance with their food choices as they are building healthy food habits that will carry them to adulthood.
You're The Chef includes more delicious recipes and hands-on activities in food preservation, meal preparation and service, managing resources, introductory canning, careers in the food industry, and much more. Enhance the USDA's MyPlate with SuperTracker tools that encourage healthy eating and physical activity. Grades 7-9. This is the third book of four in the series.
Purdue Extension 4-H Youth Development