Cooking: Terms and What They Mean (1949)
About Cooking: Terms and What They Mean
Margie Blake, a young bride just back from her honeymoon, wants to impress her husband Tim by baking a delicious chocolate cake for his lunch. But she assumes the recipe direction to “cream” the butter means adding dairy cream to the recipe, which ruins the cake. This educational short film explains the meaning of the cooking term “cream” along with other unusual terms such as “fold”, “soft ball stage”, “knead”, “braise”, “dredge”, “marinate”, “scallop”, “white sauce”, “scald”, and “sheet from spoon test”. Margie learns that all good cookbooks have a glossary in the back, defining cooking terms for the new cook. Meanwhile, she has time to bake another cake for her husband.