By Vickie A. Vaclavik Ph.D., Marjorie M. Devine Ph.D., Marcia H. Pimentel M.S.
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2002 by CRC Press LLC 56 DIMENSIONS OF FOOD 8. Keep an accurate log of all the foods you consume on a weekend. From this log, identify snacks and evaluate their nutritive value. a. How many calories did your snacks add to your daily intake? b. Did any of the snacks add important nutrients you needed to meet your RDA? 9. Create a checklist to use in evaluating the sanitation practices of a restaurant or lunch counter. Visit an eating place, especially one in which you, the customer, are able to observe kitchen activities and test the validity of your checklist.
3. In a subsequent laboratory, examine and evaluate all products. Summarize your conclusions. Product Pretreatment Fruit Packed in syrup, no ascorbic acid Fruit Packed in syrup, ascorbic acid Fruit Dry sugar pack, ascorbic acid Vegetable Blanched Vegetable Unblanched Type of Container Evaluation of Thawed Product Conclusions: QUESTIONS — FREEZING 1. What is the function of ascorbic acid when it is added to syrup for fruits? Which fruits need ascorbic acid to ensure a palatable product? © 2002 by CRC Press LLC FOOD PROCESSING DIMENSIONS 53 2.
Why is the allowance of a “head space” important in packing jars for canning? 2. What foods can be canned in an open saucepan? What are the restrictions of using this method? Why must low-acid foods be canned in a pressure canner? 3. Must jars be sterilized when the boiling water bath or pressure cooker are used? Explain. 4. In using the pressure canner: a. How and why is the canner exhausted? © 2002 by CRC Press LLC FOOD PROCESSING DIMENSIONS 51 b. When is the processing time counted? c. Why must the pressure return to zero prior to opening the petcock and removing the cover?