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Haiku Recipe

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Write an entire recipe only in haiku. Stick to the 5/7/5 syllable pattern as much as possible, but don't leave out any key instructions!

Extra credit: include step-by-step photographs to illustrate each stanza.

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Haiku Recipe

This Writing Assignment asks you to write a recipe in only Haiku format. It is a 3 star assignment, but I would have rated it a 4. It wasn’t easy to keep all the main elements of the recipe without going away from the 5-7-5 format. I did it. I …

Haiku Recipe

For my last set of stars in the assignment bank, I am going to make a recipe into a haiku!


Boil water in the pot,

Don’t forget the mug or tea,

Pour water in cup.…

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Recipe for Beer

I completed the 3 star assignment Haiku Recipe.

It directs us to create a recipe in haiku. Here’s mine:

Create the wort for

The brew kettle and boil hops

Add yeast and wait weeks.

This is the rough recipe for any beer. Water, yeast, malted barley, and hops are …

I Quit

Sebastian is expecting an article at The San Francisco Chronicle today. I wrote him my rote process in the form of a haiku, instead. I folded it shut, and left it in his mailbox, where I would usually leave my weekly…
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Haiku Recipe Writing Assignment

Melt butter in pan

Sprinkle salmon with spices

Five minutes a side…

Haiku Recipe

This assignment was to explain a recipe using a Haiku, using the 5-7-5 rule.

Bacon wrapped venison

marinade the venison
wrap with uncooked bacon
grill low and eat…

Porterhouse and Eggs – An Investigator’s Breakfast

Big day, prepare with
A breakfast of steak and eggs
Sardic’s favorite meal

Salt the porterhouse
It’s thick, so really coat it
Warm up your skillet

Medium-high heat
Speed it up with some oil
Some people use fat

Drop steak in skillet
Cook for four minutes, don’t flip
Move to …

Haiku Recipe

This is a haiku about my favorite timeless sandwich. How to make a Peanut Butter and Jelly:

Who doesn’t love it?
You know, a PB and J
So simple and good

Use your bread of choice
Take out two of the slices
Put them on a plate

Then comes the …

Bananas Foster, LaSalle style

Original assignment here

Original recipe here

Melt butter, low heat
Two tablespoons unsalted
Ten inch iron pan

Quarter cup sugar,
Brown, melts with spices on stove
Allspice and nutmeg

I like it “to taste”,
But allspice and nutmeg ground
Half spoon each is good

One shot of liquor
Banana, then …

Apple Pie Haiku Recipe

This is for my Haiku Recipe Assignment.

“Apple Pie”

Sugar, flour, salt,
Cinnamon, apple, in crust,
Bake forty minutes.


Chocolate Tres Leches: A Tasty Haiku

chocolate cake; milk:

condensed, evaporated,

half-and-half on top


then put some icing,

chocolate is the best kind,

and eat that cake, yum!

It’s gone over well every time I’ve made it! I brought it in for Spanish class before and it was a major hit; everybody liked it better …

I Can Follow a Chili Nachos Recipe Haiku, Can You?

This is “nacho” normal recipe… (get it??) Super Bowl Sunday is approaching and a thought popped into my head: I don’t know how to make anything. Sure, I have made a sandwich here and there, but I really want to dazzle my family with something brand new. Chili nachos seem …

Honey Ham Hakiu

For another final project assignment, I decided to create a recipe haiku. While pinning the board for Beatrice’s dream vacation I came across this recipe for Honey Hame Biscuits. I thought this was perfect for a haiku. It’s an easy recipe with that beatrice could make on a weeknight, while …

Gravy Time

In this day and age of technology, the art of making gravy seems to have been lost. The time has come when the grocery store has gravy in jars upon the shelves. It takes far less effort and money to simply make it in a pan at home than most …


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Recipe Haiku Assignment

ds106 Assignment #2

For this assignment I incorporated a recipe into a haiku.


Recipe Haiku

avacado with

lemon juice and chopped garlic

that’s guacamole

Recipe Haiku

This assignment asked you to write down a recipe as a Haiku (using the traditional 5/7/5 pattern). The key was not to leave out any important details. As a bonus, you could also include pictures with each step, which I am doing for the sake of visual aid.

So You …

Recipes with Haiku

For this assignment, you are asked to create a recipe using haiku.

“Write an entire recipe only in haiku. Stick to the 5/7/5 syllable pattern as much as possible, but don’t leave out any key instructions!”

When I think of recipes, there is one that stands out in …

Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips

A tasty treat, perfect for a summer barbeque or a potluck at any time of year! A little bit tedious to make but definitely worth the effort.

Haiku Recipe

Making ginger tea

is spicy relaxation

in the afternoon

Water heats until

bubbling in the kettle

it steams wet, humid

Water is poured

cup filled, hot to touch

a saucer helps

Spoonfuls of honey

yes, dissolve in hot waters

add the tea bag now

It’s hard waiting

fifteen minutes is …

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers / A Recipe in Haiku / Cooking Poetry

searching for quinoa
was a challenge in Tangier
found it in London

I smuggled it home
and then made this recipe
just for all of you

quinoa stuffed peppers
a recipe in haiku
cooking poetry

the ingredients
(an assortment of healthy
vegetables… plus cheese)

1 cup of quinoa
3 green …

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Haiku for You

Took on a Haiku Recipe assignment worth 2 stars. I felt pretty good about this one because I decided to go very simple but stick to the shortness and syllabus of an actual traditional Haiku. I chose the first comfort food I could think of that would also lend itself …

Recipe Haiku

For my first blog post, I chose to write a recipe in haiku form.  The assignment description asked that I write a complete recipe in haiku format, using the traditional 5-7-5 format and including all necessary steps.  Although I enjoy cooking, this was quite a challenge. Inspired by all of …