Conagra Science Institute – Nutrition Resources for Health Professionals

How Foods Are Made

These downloadable resources cover some of the culinary and food-science principles involved in preparing foods, which can be useful in client-counseling discussions about food preparation.


How Foods Are Prepared—Canned Tomatoes

Follow the paths for canning tomatoes, and learn the principles of canning in food preparation.


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How Foods Are Prepared—Frozen Pasta Entrée

Follow the paths for preparing a frozen pasta entrée, and learn the principles of freezing in food preparation.


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How Foods Are Prepared—Frozen Apple Pie

Follow the paths for preparing a frozen fruit pie, and learn the principles of freezing in food preparation.


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How Foods Are Prepared—Popcorn

Heating with steam from within the food is one of the unique features of preparing popcorn.


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