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1 What’s Cooking? A recipe with a dash of knowledge By Tara Ruport

2 Starting Out Preparing food is like surgery, we don’t want any bacteria or germs in our food so always wash hands before cooking. When cooking food for people always be aware of the person’s food allergies. If some one has a reaction call 911

3 Materials and Utensils Wisk or spoon 2 Large bowls 12x18 inch pan Measuring cup and a liquid measure cup Tablespoon (aka tbsp) Teaspoon (aka tsp)

4 Ingredients for making the Bars 4 eggs 1 cup of oil 1 tsp of baking soda 2 cups of flour 2 cups of sugar 2 tsp of baking powder Baking soda causes the dough to rise when an acidic ingredients is added such as milk or yogurt. Baking powder is a combination of baking soda, acid, and moisture absorber like corn starch.

5 Ingredients for the Bars Spices like ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg come from plants and roots. They are grounded up into a salt like state. 15 oz can of pumpkin pie filling 2 1/2 tsp of ground cloves 1/2 tsp of ground nutmeg 2 tsp of cinnamon 1/2 tsp of ginger

6 Mixing the ingredients When cooking with baking soda or powder or both always mix the dry materials together before adding to the liquid materials. The Liquid Ingredients refer to anything that can be poured or grainy like the sugar. The Dry Ingredients refer to to any ingredient in powder form.

7 Starting Out First mix eggs, oil, sugar and can of pumpkin Then mix all dry ingredients together in a separate bowl Add in the dry materials slowly to the wet while mixing at the same time When you mix oil with an opposite like water or eggs, you must add a little at a time to get them to mix completely. The method of this mixing is called emulsion.

8 Getting ready to Bake Spray a 12x18 sheet pan with a nonstick spray Preheat oven to 350 degrees Farhenheit Spread the mixture evenly out in the pan Once the oven is ready, bake the bars for 25- 30 minutes Do the toothpick test to tell if it is done

9 Things to do while it is cooking Play some games or check email Call Mom to ask questions about the recipe The Dishes

10 Ingredients to make the Topping 8 oz softened cream cheese 3/4 stick of softened margarine (6 teaspoons) 4 cups powdered sugar 1 Tbsp of milk 1 tsp of vanilla The term Softened means that it will be so soft that it seems like it has melting. This state of the ingredient makes it very easy to mix with others.

11 Steps Mix all the ingredients except the powdered sugar Slowly add the powdered sugar while mixing until it becomes creamy and spreadable

12 Spreading, Yummy 1.To check if the bars have cooled completely, feel the bottom of the pan. 2. If it is still warm, they are still not ready for their topping, once it feels cool, like room temperature than you can start to spread. *This is the general rule for all cakes and bars when adding a topping. *

13 Congratulations!! You successfully made a sheet of pumpkin bars. More cooking tips

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