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Golden Treasures

Age 9, Group or Independent

Indoors with kitchen equipment

Objective

  • Explore the variety of flavorful California seafood by sampling and creating meals from around the world.

Time

  • Two or three 45-minute periods to prepare a Seafood Recipe Treasure Chest
  • 45 minutes to prepare each recipe provided.

Materials

  • Recipe treasure chest pattern
  • recipe cards
  • scissors
  • lightweight cardboard (poster board)
  • equipment list
  • tape or glue
  • color markers and other decorations such as beads, sequins, glitter
  • old consumer magazines
  • 5 x 7-inch index cards (optional).

Get set

  • Duplicate treasure chest pattern and recipe cards.
  • Distribute materials.

Go catch

  • Construct and decorate seafood recipe treasure chests.
  • Have everyone complete a recipe card with a seafood recipe from another country (seafood pizza, ceviche, seafood taco, cioppino, bouillabaisse, seafood kabob, etc.) A trip to the library or old consumer magazines from home might help with this project.
  • Duplicate the completed cards so everyuone has a set for the recipe treasure chest. (The recipes could be glued to index cards or lightweight cardboard.)

Sailing

  • Prepare some of the recipes as a group.
  • Make a seafood recipe treasure chest for a gift for Mother's Day, Father's Day, Christmas, Hanukkah or other holiday.

California Seafood Council, PO Box 91540,		Santa Barbara, CA 93190 +1-805-569-8050