TEXTOS INSTRUCCIONALES, PROCEDIMENTALES O REGULATIVOS:

RICARDO ALDAZORO

En este tipo de texto el propósito del autor es controlar la conducta del lector, indicando a través del uso de verbos en modo imperativo cómo comportarse, o cómo llevar a cabo un proceso para obtener un producto determinado, como es el caso de aquellos textos donde se dan instrucciones. La característica predominante de este tipo de texto es:

-          Uso de los verbos en modo imperativo, aunque en algunos casos puede aparecer el pronombre personal “you” antes del verbo.

-          Uso de conectadores que establecen una secuencia lógica de orden.

-          Enumeración

-          Pueden aparecer formas negativas como: “Don’t”

-          Dibujos o gráficos

Ejemplos de este tipo de textos pueden encontrarse en:

-          Manuales de instrucciones

-          Manuales de procedimientos

-          Reglamentos

-          Leyes

-          Récipes médicos

-          Recetas de cocina

Frozen Peanut Butter Pie with Candied Bacon

Candied bacon might seem like the ultimate example of gilding the lily, but it adds a sweet, smoky edge to this already luscious pie. Elvis would be proud.
  • 7 bacon slices (about 6 ounces)
  • 3/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • About 35 chocolate wafers, finely ground in a blender or food processor (about 2 cups crumbs)
  • 3/4 stick unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter (not natural)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups chilled heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup salted roasted peanuts, finely chopped
  • Equipment:

    a 10-inch pie plate (6-cup capacity)
  • Cook bacon (in 2 batches if necessary) in a 12-inch heavy skillet over medium heat, turning once, until lightly browned on edges but still flexible, 5 to 6 minutes total per batch. Transfer to paper towels to drain.
  • Pour off fat from skillet and arrange bacon in skillet in 1 layer. Sprinkle 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon over bacon and cook over low heat, turning occasionally with tongs, until sugar has dissolved and then caramelized (sugar melts very slowly and burns easily; reduce heat if necessary after sugar begins to caramelize) and coats bacon, 8 to 10 minutes. (Bacon will be dark and look lacquered.) Transfer bacon with tongs to a cutting board to cool. When bacon is cool, finely chop 5 slices, leaving remaining 2 slices whole.
  • Stir together wafer crumbs and butter, then press onto bottom and up side of pie plate. Chill pie shell.
  • Heat remaining 1/2 cup sugar and milk in a small heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and whisk in peanut butter and vanilla until combined well, then transfer to a bowl and cool completely in an ice bath, stirring occasionally.
  • Beat cream with an electric mixer until it just holds stiff peaks, then fold into peanut butter mixture with peanuts and chopped bacon gently but thoroughly. Transfer filling to pie shell, smoothing top.
  • Cut remaining 2 bacon slices into 2-inch-long pieces and arrange in a decorative starburst shape in center of pie. Freeze pie, uncovered, until frozen hard, about 5 hours. Let pie soften slightly in refrigerator before serving, about 30 minutes.
-  Uso de los verbos en modo imperativo:
Cook bacon (in 2 batches if necessary) in a 12-inch heavy skillet over medium heat (L15)
Beat cream with an electric mixer until it just holds stiff peaks(L26)
-          Uso de conectadores que establecen una secuencia lógica de orden.
Stir together wafer crumbs and butter, then press onto bottom and up side of pie plate (L22)
Beat cream with an electric mixer until it just holds stiff peaks, then fold into peanut butter mixture with peanuts and chopped bacon gently but thoroughly(L26)
Patrones Retoricos:
Descripción. Ejemplo: Pour off fat from skillet and arrange bacon in skillet in 1 layer. Sprinkle 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon over bacon and cook over low heat, turning occasionally with tongs, until sugar has dissolved and then caramelized (sugar melts very slowly and burns easily; reduce heat if necessary after sugar begins to caramelize) and coats bacon, 8 to 10 minutes. (Bacon will be dark and look lacquered.) Transfer bacon with tongs to a cutting board to cool. When bacon is cool, finely chop 5 slices, leaving remaining 2 slices whole”. (L17) Es totalmente descriptivo.
Secuencia Temporal. Ejemplo: Stir together wafer crumbs and butter, then press onto bottom and up side of pie plate (L22)

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