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Cook Smart, Eat Smart

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Cook Start, Eat Start Cooking School teaches cooking techniques that can be used to build a repertoire of entrees and side dishes to encourage preparing and eating more meals at home. There is an emphasis on healthy preparation techniques, simple ingredients, and limited use of prepared foods. In addition, information is presented to help participants plan, shop, and stock a pantry that encourages simple meal preparation.

Each session contains several basic cooking techniques and other topics related to preparing and eating meals at home. The class includes some demonstration as well as hands-on cooking for participants. Recipes in the curriculum demonstrate basic cooking techniques and most are adaptable to make many different dishes.

More information on classes including a virtual option will be coming soon! If you would like this program brought to your church, organization, or office, contact Meghan Lassiter, mabaker7@ncsu.edu.