Meat. Today you will learn how to…. List factors affecting the selection of meats Describe principles of cooking meat Describe how to store and prepare meats. What is Meat?. Meat is the edible portions of mammals. In the U.S., the major meat-producing animals are cattle, swine and sheep.
Today you will learn how to…
List factors affecting the selection of meats
Describe principles of cooking meat
Describe how to store and prepare meats.
The amount of fat meat contributes to the diet depends on the quality of the meat.
Meats are good sources of: iron, phosphorus, copper, thiamin, riboflavin, and niacin
Where’s the Beef!?
Don’t have a probe thermometer handy to judge your meat’s level of doneness? Experienced chefs often test steak doneness by feel.
As meat cooks it firms up (cooking protein causes it to tighten and expel moisture). By using your hand as a reference, you can tell how cooked your meat is by how it springs back when pressed.
Bake…eat and enjoy!