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Senior Capstone Career Project - Product Work Log
Name: Daniela Fernandez Gomez
Product: Recipe Book
Date, Time, & Location:
December 02, 2016
4:00 pm to 5:00pm
Activity: I met with my mentor. My mentor gave me advice on how to do my recipe book. She also told me that I need to start doing some research about different recipes. We managed to agree on the time and location we were going to meet from there so that we can make progress on my product.
Commentary: I need to start do some researches on the internet on recipes and on tips of how can I make my book better.
Time Spent: 1 hour
Total Time Thus Far: 1 hour
December 31, 2016
6:45 to 7:30
Activity: I made a lasagna recipe. I tried to use low calorie ingredients to try the recipe for people wanting to lose weight.
Commentary: The lasagna tasted pretty good, all my family liked it. So, it’s and evidence that something can be low calorie but taste good. I will put this recipe on my product as it was a success.
Time Spent: 1 hour and 15 minutes
Total Time Thus Far: 2 hours and 15 minutes
January 6, 2017
7:30 pm to 8:40 pm
Activity: I spent some time on the computer searching for recipes for each meal. I also searched some tips on how to make meals low calorie so that I can replace certain ingredients to make them for someone who needs to lose some weight.
Commentary: I will fix to do my book. I decided to make 3 recipes for each meal making 15 of them in total (breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and desserts).
Time Spent: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Total Time Thus Far: 3 hours and 25 minutes
January 8, 2017
6:40 to 7:30
Activity: I wrote some ideas for recipes, I spent time fixing them for making them higher in calories. I wrote the ingredients I need to make the recipe at home and actually try it. I talked with my brother, he gave me ideas and he accepted to help me on some things I need
Commentary: My brother, who studies photography, will help me take the pictures of the recipes I will make and he will help me do the picture that is going to be on the cover of my book.
Time Spent: 50 minutes
Total Time Thus Far: 4 hours and 15 minutes
January 10, 2017
4:00 pm to 5:10 pm
Activity: I met my mentor and she answered some questions that I had about how she manages her patients that need to lose or gain weight.
Commentary: With the tips and the answers that she gave me I am planning on doing the first pages putting on the first pages of my book different food suggestion and tips for people wanting to lose or gain weight. Also how it is important to not only focus on calories but in nutrients too. Yes, you can gain weight by only eating junk food but it will not be good for your body long term.
Time Spent: 1 hours and 10 minutes
Total Time Thus Far: 5 hours and 25 minutes
January 12, 2017
3:40 pm to 5:10 pm
Activity: I went to Staples to find out how can they help me with printing my recipe book
Commentary: They showed me what types they sell. I didn’t like it very much as they aren’t how I imagined. The type that I liked the most cost $69 cents each color page and $1.29 the cover. The plastic that will cover it cost $1.99. I will try and find out at other places to see if I find a better one.
Time Spent: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time Thus Far: 6 hours and 55 minutes
January 23, 2017
7:10 pm to 8:30 pm
Activity: I started to type my introduction. I took the notes that I had from my meetings with my mentor and it helped me to finish it.
Commentary: I tried to write so that the reader would feel attracted to read my recipe book. I figured out which recipes I am making so that I could start typing the directions and ingredients soon.
Time Spent: 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time Thus Far: 8 hours and 15 minutes
January 26, 2017
9:30 pm to 10:40 pm
Activity: I started typing the breakfast recipes. I had to research different methods to cook them. I chose and modified according to how I wanted it to be.
Commentary: All of them I can do them at home and they are easy to make. I do not need to buy extra ingredients as they are all simple and I can do them with the groceries I have at home. I need to plan when to make them so that someone can try them with me
Time Spent: 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time Thus Far: 9 hours and 25 minutes
February 7, 2017
4:00 to 5:40 pm
Activity: Baked banana bread
Commentary: At home, I baked the banana bread with my recipe. Unfortunately at the end I wanted to be a little bit brown on top and I put “broil”. After 2 minutes the banana bread got burned. My family and I tried it and it was really good. So good for flavor. But next time I’ll not put it to broil.
Time Spent: 1 hour 40 minutes
Total Time Thus Far: 11 hours and 5 minutes
Date, Time, & Location:
February 8, 2017
5:00 to 6:15
Activity: Made French Toast
Commentary: I made the French Toast recipe and I found out the amount of milk is too much so I will fix that. This time it didn’t get burn so I could actually take pictures of it with my brother’s help, who also ate the French toast and said they were really good! Successful French toast
Total Time Thus Far: 12 hours and 20 minutes
February 20, 2017
5:30 to 6:10
Activity: Made Omelet
Commentary: I had to search for a good recipe and then modify it according to what I wanted it to be. I took my time making it with the ingredients I had and It turned out pretty good! Again, my brother tried it and he ate it all. He liked it and
Time Spent: 40 minutes
Total Time Thus Far: 13 hours
February 22, 2017
6:30 to 8:20
Activity: Re made the banana bread
Commentary: This time I DID NOT TURN THE BROILER ON. The taste was really good. My family all had a piece (even two) and they all enjoyed it! My mom told me to put some raisins on it so I did and I will put that as optional on the directions for the recipe
Time Spent 1 hour 50 minutes
Total Time Thus Far:14 hours and 50 minutes
March 5, 2017
6:40 to 7:50
Activity: Talked to my mom about my project and she helped me
Commentary: I talked with my mom and she helped me figure it out healthy snacks that will work for my product. I search for more options that will allow me to be flexible and that are easy to do as what I like about snacks is that they are easy to do when you are hungry so I didn’t want to do anything complicated
Total Time Thus Far: 16 hours
March 14, 2017
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Activity: At school I typed more recipes for my recipe book.
Commentary: I searched for healthy snacks that could work and I started with dinner recipes as I finished Breakfast and Lunch already. I need to plan a day to buy ingredients and make the recipes at home.
Time Spent: 30 minutes
Total Time Thus Far: 16 hours and 30 minutes
March 16, 2017
1:30 to 2:30
Activity: Meeting with my new mentor
Commentary: As my old mentor moved to another state I had to find another. I met with her and she saw my progress on my recipe book so she helped me fixing some things and gave me a lot of advices to make it better.
Time Spent 1 hour
Total Time Thus Far: 17 hours and 30 minutes
March 21, 2017
6:40 to 8:00
Activity: I worked on my product at home
Commentary: I fixed some things of my recipe book. I followed the advices my mentor gave me to make my recipe book better. She told me that my introduction was alright but that I also needed to add something about acceptance as I need to specify that every body type is different and that the most important thing is to love ourselves as we are.
Time Spent: 1 hour and 20 minutes
Total Time Thus Far: 18 hours and 50 minutes
3:15 pm to 5:20 pm
Activity: Working at home on my book
Commentary: I finally finished my recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I spent a lot of time looking for good recipes to add that were going to be useful for me. I also make calculations and modify some of them according to what I have learned through this project.
Time Spent: 2 hours and 5 minutes
Total Time Thus Far: 20 hours and 55 minutes
March 31, 2017
9:00 am to 9:45 am
Activity: Made Smoothies
Commentary: I finally got the time and ingredients for the smoothies. So I made them according to what I wrote and it turned out pretty good. They were delicious and refreshing!
Time Spent: 45 minutes
Total Time Thus Far: 21 hours and 40 minutes
April 1, 2017
7:20 to 8:30pm
Activity: Made Shrimp Cocktail
Commentary: I made for dinner for my family a Shrimp Ceviche! They all really liked it and it was actually my mom’s idea to make this recipe. She helped me a lot and we both LOVED IT.
Time Spent: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Total Time Thus Far: 22 hours and 50 minutes
April 3, 3017
5:20 pm to 6:00pm
Activity: Made two snacks
Commentary: I made two of the snacks that I had. I made the yogurt with granola and fruit and also the apple slices with peanut butter. My mom and dad ate them and they thought they were good. But they recommended that the Greek yogurt should be of some kind of flavor as the plain one does not really taste that good.
Time Spent: 40 minutes
Total Time Thus Far: 23 hours and 30 minutes
April 4, 2017
5:30 pm to 7:40 pm
Activity: Finish the book
Commentary: I selected all the pictures for my recipe book. My brother took a lot so I had to choose which one would be better for my book. I also fixed little things about the presentation of it to make it look perfect
Time Spent: 2 hours and 10 minutes
Total Time Thus Far:25 hours and 40 minutes
April 6, 2017
12:50 pm to 1:40
Activity: Making a little bibliography and a few changes
Commentary: I decided to put a picture of me on the book and to put a bibliography of myself. I tried to put the important things about me and I picked a picture. Also I put more tips and added a few sentences to make it more complete
Time Spent: 50 minutes
Total Time Thus Far: 26 hours and 40 minutes
April 12, 3017
4:00pm to 5:10 pm
Activity: Meeting with my mentor
Commentary: I met with my mentor to show her the almost done book. She corrected some grammar issues that I had and she was happy with my work. She also offered me to print the book at her house. I am thinking about as I want my book to look more “professional”, however I will think about it and go to Staples before taking any decision.
Total Time Thus Far: 27 hours and 50 minutes
April 13, 2017
12:50 to 1:30 pm
Cherokee High School
Activity: Made the cover of my book
Commentary: I finished the cover for my book and now I am finally ready to print out my book. I will go today to Staples to get it done so that I can finally have it on my hands
Total Time Thus Far:28 hours and 30 minutes recipe book so she helped me fixing some things and gave me a lot of advices to make it better.
Total Time Thus Far: 18 hours and 50