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2010 Has Been a Good Year (What’s Next?)

2010 Has Been a Good Year (What’s Next?)
It has been a good year for What's Cooking!  I have met amazing people and have accomplished things that I never thought possible. [caption id="attachment_3675" align="aligncenter" width="342" caption="Chefs Move to Schools"][/caption] Here are a few highlights of 2010 - a good place to start if you are just getting to know me and my mission: Readers started sharing their amazing stories about their experiences in the kitchen with family in our new series, What's Cooking with YOUR...

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Cooking with Kids: Turkey Meatballs

Over the next couple of weeks, I'll be sharing recipes from our amazing Kids Cook for a Cause workshop at the IACP Conference (International Association of Culinary Professionals) in Portland.   I thought I'd start with the one that was the most intensely hands-on and fun for the kids to make:  Turkey Meatballs! Turkey Meatballs Recipe courtesy of Joel Olson, Hemmachef (& Co-chair of the Kids in the Kitchen section of IACP) 1 pound ground turkey 1 small onion, minced 2 cloves garlic, pasted 1...

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IACP Portland - Empowering, Inspiring and Delici...

I have a sneaking suspicion that the week I spent at the IACP Conference in Portland will be life changing.  I made new friends, met online pals in person, and learned from some of the best in the business.  And I ate.  A lot. Before the conference started, I visited the Oregon Food Bank, where I did a training about Cooking with Kids for volunteers who work with families in nutrition education programs.  It was wonderful to connect with these women, hear their stories and help them with some...

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Kids Cook to Raise $ for Families in Crisis

As you probably know by now, our SOUP fundraiser with Studio 4 Art is quickly approaching.  Hopefully we have inspired you with lots of photos of kids cooking and making soup bowls - but just in case, here are a few more!  These were taken with my son's second grade class, as we made a big batch of Minestrone Soup in my rice cooker. If you enjoy the idea of cooking with kids and the concept that these kids are helping local families in crisis, please consider coming to our event.  Tickets for...

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