2.05 KK Grains

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2.05KK GRAINS: GOOD FOR
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BARLEY
CORN
OATS
RICE
WHEAT
REMEMBER: Grains are a great source of carbohydrates.
When whole grains are eaten,
The grains are carbohydrates are considered complex.
They are a good source of fiber in our diet.
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GRAIN PRODUCTS
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BARLEY
CORN-CORNMEAL, GRITS
OATS-OATMEAL, OAT FLOUR
RICE-RICE FLOUR
WHEAT-PASTA, FLOUR, COUSCOUS
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COOKING METHODS
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When using cornmeal or flours, they are
incorporated into recipes.
Grits-bring water to a boil, slowly add, stir, reduce
to simmer for about 10 minutes, covered
Oatmeal-bring water to a boil, slowly add, stir,
reduce to simmer for about 5 minutes, uncovered
Coucous-bring water to boil, slowly add, remove
from heat, cover and let sit for 5
minutes
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COOKING METHODS CONT.
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Pasta-bring water to boil, add pasta, bring back to
boil and begin timing then, uncovered pot
Use time on package, cook only until al dente
Rice-bring water to boil, add rice, cover and
reduce to simmer for 20 minutes or until water is
absorbed
(Brown rice takes a little longer)
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MEAL PATTERNS & GRAINS
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At what meals could the following cooked grains be
served? What cultures eat these foods?
Couscous
Grits
Pasta
Rice
What kind of add-ins could be used in these grains
To make them palatable for different meals other
than traditional ones?
Can cold cereals be served at other times other than
breakfast?
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