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- Introduction to Farm & Topics

- Age & Topic Appropriate Activities

- Q & A with Farmers

- Food Distribution

- Food Deserts

- Nutrition

In partnership with Finca Tres Robles, Well Done Cooking Classes is happy to offer a Farm Encounters experience at Houston's local urban farm. This class is a part of our Homeschool Field Trip series which includes:Day 1: Technique Basics Lecture about moist vs dry cooking methods, what marinades do, and kitchen equipment (pressure cooker vs instant pot, blow torch, cast iron pans, tinfoil vs parchment)Short interactive lesson about Maillard Reaction/Browning vs Caramelizing/SauteingTake a trip to Connie Seafood Market & purchase Salmon & ScallopsExecute Braised Short Ribs, Marinated Pork In Apricot Sauce, Southern Fried Chicken, Traeger Grill-Smoked Salmon, Pan Seared Scallops Day 2: Veggies, Herbs & SpicesLecture about the health benefits of Veggies, Herbs & SpicesA short lesson about growing herbs indoorsTake a trip to Granet Spice MarketExecute Ratatouille, Fennel & Tomatoes, Fettuccine al Funghi & Thai Curry Day 3: Nutrition/Food Distribution/Other topics Lecture about a relative topicTake a trip to Finca Tres Robles Day 4: EggsLecture about Eggs, what are they, how to cook them, eggs in different cultures/applications, History of eggsShort interactive food science experiment (either green eggs or isolating egg whites with rubbing alcohol - cant be eaten but a really fun experiment!)Execute Poached Eggs, Tortilla Espagnole, Ham & Cheese Crepes, Chocolate Souffle Day 5: Baking 101 Lecture about baking; fats, sweeteners, salt, eggs, moisture, leavening agents, flours, the science behind the chemical reactions happening Short interactive microwave cake experiment (leave out ingredients and see the difference)Execute pizza, cookies, banana bread and cinnamon rolls