Ottawa County Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service

4-H Cooking Day

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4-H Food Showdown & Dutch Oven cooking teaching food safety & nutrition.

What
  • 4-H
  • Food Science
When Mar 23, 2018 09:00 AM to
Mar 25, 2018 04:00 PM
Where Ottawa Co OSU Extension Office
Contact Name
Contact Phone 918-542-1688
Attendees Cloverbuds & 4-H Members
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Deadline for entries is March 16th.

This event will begin as soon at 9 AM to make sure we can cover everything.

To register call or come by the office.

We need:  4-H Member's Name, Age, & Grade

What is Food Showdown?

Ottawa County  4-H Food Showdown is a youth culinary challenge where teams compete to create a dish while demonstrating their knowledge in foods and nutrition, kitchen safety, equipment and creativity in food preparation. 4-H Food Showdown teams will create their dish using only a clue, provided secret ingredients and items from the common pantry. From the secret ingredients, 4-H members must identify, prepare and then present information related to the serving size, nutritional value and cost of the dish.  Grab your apron, chef’s hat and sharpen your knowledge in foods and nutrition for the exciting  Ottawa County 4-H Food Showdown!


What is Dutch Oven Cooking?

GENERAL DUTCH OVEN COOKING GUIDELINES FOR ALL AGES Learn about the supplies needed for Dutch Oven Cooking outdoors. Learn how to prepare and cook food outdoors. Develop skills in controlling the oven temperature with charcoal briquettes. Learn to care for cast iron cookware Learn tips in safe food preparation handling and Dutch Oven Cooking safety. Learn to make and use various kinds of equipment in preparing outdoor meals away from home.
Dutch Oven cooking is for 4-H members 3rd grade (8 yrs old) --12th grade.