Professor Sidiga WASHI, Ph.D. (1955 - 2018)
Professor Sidiga Washi was the International Federation of Home Economics (IFHE) President from 2016 to 2018. The Ontario Home Economics Association (OHEA) extends sincere condolences to her friends, family and colleagues.
Professor Washi was an expert in the field of Nutrition Education, Community Nutrition and Family Sciences. With a background in Zoology-Chemistry from the University of Qatar, she went on to complete a Ph.D. in Family & Consumer Sciences Education with emphasis on Nutrition, at Iowa State University, USA.
Ontario Home Economics Association (OHEA) is hosting a leadership workshop on Saturday, November 17, 2018, and you will not want to this miss event. Titled “Career Leadership while Influencing the Community,” this is your chance to take your career in a completely new direction!
Here’s why you should attend:
By: Tamara Saslove, P.H.Ec.
Do you ever find yourself following a recipe and just get frustrated because it seems like you have to jump all over the page, back and forth, up and down to figure out what to do? There are tons of recipes online and even in some cookbooks that do not follow the basic recipe writing guidelines. There are several key rules that should be followed in order to make a recipe easy to read and easy to follow. This will lead to less frustration, reduced risk of missing a step, or ingredient and therefore it will lead to a more positive experience overall! A win-win for you as the recipe writer and for whoever is reading your recipe.
Below I have compiled a list of rules that I have picked up over the years and I have found certain recipes quite frustrating to follow if they don’t abide by these rules. I’m sure there are some that are missing, so feel free to comment if you have any additional rules to add. All recipes should have a title, and should ideally mention how much the recipe makes ie. 24 cookies. First things first let’s start with the ingredients list.
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