Cooking on a Budget

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Unit 1: Getting Started
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Welcome to the Sur La Table Online Culinary Institute. We're glad you could join us. This introductory unit offers an orientation to your course. 

Orientation
Course Orientation
  • Task 1: Welcome to the Sur La Table Online Culinary Institute
  • Task 2: Course Orientation and Learning Targets
  • Task 3: How to Learn With Sur La Table Online Culinary Institute
End of Unit 1
Unit 2: Learning Tasks
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This is the main learning unit of the course, complete with a variety of videos, activities, and practice recipes to try out.
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Batch Cooking and Key Cooking Techniques
  • Task 4: Key Techniques for Cooking on a Budget
  • Task 5: Batch Cooking Fundamentals
  • Task 6: Stretching Your Meals
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What's for Dinner?
  • Task 7: What's for Dinner? | Introduction
  • Task 8: Practice Activity | Pasta Dinner
  • Task 9: Practice Activity | One-Pot Meals
  • Task 10: Lesson Recipes | Dinner ideas
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What's for Lunch?
  • Task 11: What's for Lunch? | Introduction
  • Task 12: Practice Activity | Lunch Bowls
  • Task 13: Practice | Tacos and Wraps
  • Task 14: Lesson Recipes | Lunch
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What's for Breakfast?
  • Task 15: What's for Breakfast? | Introduction
  • Task 16: Easy Eggs | Frittata & Omelet
  • Task 17: Practice Activity | Building Breakfast Bowls
  • Task 18: Lesson Recipes | Breakfast
End of Unit 2
Unit 3: Course Review & Photo Sharing
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Share your work, take a 2-minute survey, and review some additional resources to stay engaged.
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Course Resources
  • Task 19: Practice & Share Your Photos
  • Task 20: Survey | Share Your Course Feedback
  • Task 21: Reference material and further reading
End of Unit 3

Course Description

For the little-used kitchen, reinvigorate your favorite dishes that emphasizes flavor, versatility, easy storage and reheating. Includes an approachable menu with endless variations that dances across the globe without breaking the bank.

Course Highlights

  • 24/7 access, 100% online
  • Approved for 2 Continuing Education Hours from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation as an approved program
  • Interactive learning activities and assessments
  • More than 20 learning tasks
  • Over 30 delicious recipes
  • Example recipe applications for each area of functionality

Course Objectives

  • Develop an appreciation for planning and batch cooking
  • Apply basic cooking techniques to pasta, legumes, rice, polenta and eggs
  • Add sauces, salsas, condiments to dishes to add flavor, contrast, and nutrition
  • Practice specific cooking techniques related to rice, polenta, and egg cookery
  • Combine major components into full plated meals, bowls, warps, tacos or egg dishes

Course Description

For the little-used kitchen, reinvigorate your favorite dishes that emphasizes flavor, versatility, easy storage and reheating. Includes an approachable menu with endless variations that dances across the globe without breaking the bank.

Course Highlights

  • 24/7 access, 100% online
  • Approved for 2 Continuing Education Hours from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation as an approved program
  • Interactive learning activities and assessments
  • More than 20 learning tasks
  • Over 30 delicious recipes
  • Example recipe applications for each area of functionality

Course Objectives

  • Develop an appreciation for planning and batch cooking
  • Apply basic cooking techniques to pasta, legumes, rice, polenta and eggs
  • Add sauces, salsas, condiments to dishes to add flavor, contrast, and nutrition
  • Practice specific cooking techniques related to rice, polenta, and egg cookery
  • Combine major components into full plated meals, bowls, warps, tacos or egg dishes