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ESOL 5

Cooking verbs

 

Cooking verbs

Please watch and listen this video - Cooking Verbs 

add

He's adding salt and pepper to the soup.

 

adding salt and pepper

boil

How do you cook noodles? Many people boil them in a big pot like this one.

pot

drain

A colander is useful when you need to drain noodles or wash vegetables.

colander

 

strain

Some things must be strained through a strainer because the pieces are so small.

 

strainer

 

cook

Many things are cooked in a pan.

 

frying pan

use / grate

We use a grater for carrots, cheese, potatoes, and cabbage.

It's easier to grate a carrot than it is to cut it into small pieces.

grater

bake

A muffin pan is used for baking muffins in the oven.

muffin pan\

microwave

It's easy to microwave food in the microwave oven.

microwave

keep OR store

If you keep your spices in an container like this one, they will last longer.

container
 
END OF FIRST LESSON

 

SECOND LESSON
 

cut

A pizza cutter cuts easily through a pizza crust.

pizza cutter

 

simmer

Sauces can simmer in a saucepan for a long time.

 

pot

slice

Watch out for your thumbs when slicing potatoes.

slice

barbeque OR grill

This grill can be used for barbecuing things outside.

small barbeque grill

flip

Use a spatula when flipping pancakes, hamburgers, and eggs.

spatula

stir

She's stirring some carrots into some vegetable soup.

stir

toss

When tossing a tossed salad, you have to evenly mix all the vegetables and the lettuce together.

tossing salad

stir-fry

Stir-frying vegetables and meat in a wok is done very quickly to avoid overcooking.

wok
END OF SECOND LESSON