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2019 Cook Smart, Eat Smart Cooking School

The Cook Smart, Eat Smart curriculum 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 with for participants. Recipes in the curriculum demonstrate basic cooking techniques and most are adaptable to make many different dishes.

The upcoming series dates and times are as follows:

Date Time Topic Location
2/21/19 5:30-7:30p Roasting, Marinating, Stir Frying, Rice, 10 keys to cooking smart, food safety Sampson County Cooperative Extension, 55 Agriculture Place
2/28/19 5:30-7:30p Grilling, Crock Pot, One-Pot Meals, Baking, Shopping, Unit Pricing, Nutrition Label Sampson County Cooperative Extension, 55 Agriculture Place
3/7/19 5:30-7:30p Steaming, Soup. Packet Cooking, Sauteing, Perfect Pantry, Portion Control, Knives Sampson County Cooperative Extension, 55 Agriculture Place
3/14/19 5:30-7:30p Simple appetizers, Salad and Salad dressing, Quick breads, Pasta, Eggs, Eating Together as a family Sampson County Cooperative Extension, 55 Agriculture Place

Class cost is $10 for the whole series thanks to sponsorship from United Way of Sampson County. Please plan to attend all sessions. To register call 910.592.7161 or sydney_johnson@ncsu.edu