Life Skills

Future Chef's Cooking Camp Teen Edition

We will learn our way around the kitchen while we cook a variety of different foods. Menu is subject to change so check the classroom before you buy ingredients.
Amy Hough M.Ed.
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55 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 4 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

Students will build life skills as they learn about kitchen equipment and techniques.  They will learn food safety in handling some ingredients and when working appliances.  They will learn the science behind yeast and why it makes foods so yummy.  They will learn about a variety of flours and how each one affects the outcome of the dish.  
Students in this class will learn how to make delicious breakfast/brunch pastries that are sure to pleas.  They will learn the history behind some of their favorite foods and even foods they may have never heard of.  We will have a little history lesson as we discuss the Acadians and the culture and foods that they brought with them from Nova Scotia and how they influence Louisiana cooking even today.  Finally students will learn how to make a simple pie crust from items they usually have in the pantry.  They will learn the special techniques that ensure the most delicious and flaky outcomes.  They will be shown a variety of fillings that make these pies real show stoppers.
I have been a home cook for over 40 years and cook 80% of what I cook from scratch.  I have been teaching cooking classes for outschool for a year.
There is no homework for this class, however it is recommended that students prep ingredients prior to class meetings.
Ingredients for each dish:
Pizza- All Purpose Flour, Yeast, sugar, olive oil, salt, Sauce (white or red), toppings and cheese (optional)
Cinnamon Rolls - All purpose flour, yeast, granulated and powdered sugar, cinnamon, butter, milk,  (apples, raisins, nuts, chocolate chips optional) 
E'touffe'e - Onions, Bell Pepper, Celery (Trinity), garlic Flour, Oil, Butter, Crawfish (or shrimp/chicken), Shrimp stock or chicken stock
Pie Crust - Flour, Shortening (Butter flavored preferred), Ice Water, Salt, pie filling of choice
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will be assessed by the products they create in the kitchen. 
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
There is nothing violent about this class, however, students will use some kitchen equipment that might be considered dangerous.  
We may be cooking with ingredients that are allergens such as wheat, soy, gluten or nuts.  Parental guidance is suggested. 


Amy Hough M.Ed.
Lives in the United States
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142 total reviews
128 completed classes

About Me

My name is Amy Hough.  I have been working as a professional educator for 15 years.  I am a staunch supporter of project based learning.  There are no better (or more delicious) projects than home made foods.  Through cooking we engage reading,... 
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