Less guilty succulent homemade beef burgers

A good burger never fails to fully satisfy the hunger signals. The best thing about making your own beef burger is that it gives you the chance to have a burger that’s seasoned, cooked and dressed how you like it. However, the most important ingredient is the beef and more importantly how that beef is … Continue reading

Homegrown Food Festival Donegal Day 1

It was lovely to meet Rachel Allen in Lettekenny today. Plenty of food for thought for the Home Economics kitchen in September. Great to see such innovation and dedicated artisan producers, especially Donegal based businesses. From the most amazing sausages from “Barry Johns”, ¬†mint jelly from “Bidlims Moods”, a selection of guilty pleasures from “MallowMia” … Continue reading

Learning for life with Home Economics

Never has there been a better time to study Home Economics. I’ve tried to come up with my top 12 reasons for you to think about studying Home Economics for the Junior and Leaving Certificate Cycle . Hopefully you will find this helpful.¬†

Home Economics teaching vital life skills

How to do we solve this issue? Make Home Economics compulsory. Home Economics provides students with vital life skills, how to plan and cook nutritious and economical meals and how to select healthy nutritious food for themselves and their family #‚Äéfoodeducation‚Ĩ ‚Ä™#‚Äéfoodliteracy‚Ĩ‚Ä™#‚Äémakehomeeconomicscompulsory‚Ĩ ‚Ä™#‚Äénomoreexcuses‚Ĩ #foodliteracy‚Ä™#‚Äéhomeeconomics‚Ĩ ‚Ä™#‚Äéconfidenceintheirpreparation‚Ĩ How to do we solve this issue? Make Home Economics … Continue reading

Calcium 1st Year Home Economics

                ©Calcium © Ceist 1:Outline 10 sources of calcium. Ceist 2. Discuss the deficiencies associated with a diet lacking in Calcium. Ceist 3. State the RDA of Calcium. Ceist 4. Design a balanced dinner for a growing teenager who needs to increase their intake of Calcium.

T√°imid chomh gn√≥thach le gaoth Mh√°rta- Busy Bees

We have a very busy day planned tomorrow in the kitchen. The transition year students are taking over the kitchen to prepare a healthy “spice bag” alternative.¬†The fakeaway is the new takeaway here in St Dominic’s Secondary school. We endeavour to carry out measurable small steps to achieve positive healthy changes to students day-to-day diets’. … Continue reading