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What’s Cooking?

NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is cooking up tons of fun, educational programs this year. You too can join in on the excitement! Check out the class descriptions below to see if anything catches your eye, then reserve your seat by pre registering at go.ncsu.edu/whatscookingsignup and paying the associated class fee*! Class size is limited and full registration, including payment, is required to hold your spot. Payments can be made in person at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center or by mailing a check made payable to “Currituck County” to 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917. Please include in the memo line the name of the class(es) you wish to attend. For more information please contact, Olivia Jones at olivia_jones@ncsu.edu or 252-232-2261 ext. 4012.

Please check out this brief Kitchen Safety Video prior to attending class.

Registration Link

April

Cooking with Herbs and Spices

*Note* – We have a few spaces open for our Cooking with Herbs & Spices on April 19th from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Please call the office at 232-2261 if you would like to sign up.

Master the art of pairing, and understand how to use herbs and spices in your everyday dishes to turn up the flavor. The class will be held on April 19th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This class will be hands-on and sampling the delicious dishes we prepare is encouraged. Reserve your seat by paying the $15.00 class fee and pre-registering.

May 

Canning: Jams and Jellies

Join us May 8th as we prepare fresh fruits as jam and jelly to be canned in the water bath canner. Class will be held at 1:00 p.m. and has a $15.00 registration fee.

Canning: Pressure Canning

On May 15th learn why a pressure canner must be used for some produce and receive hands-on pressure canner experience. Class begins at 1:00 p.m. and has a $15.00 registration fee.

Canning: Salsa

Create amazing tacos by learning to prepare two types of salsa -Spicy Tomato Salsa and Papaya-Pineapple Salsa- along with pickled onions which will be processed in a water bath canner. The class will be held on May 22nd starting at 1:00 p.m. and has a $15.00 registration fee.

June

Cooking with Fresh Vegetables

Throughout the summer fresh vegetables are plentiful. On June 5th we will be experimenting with different and delicious ways to prepare vegetables. Class begins at 10:00 a.m. and will conclude at 1:00 p.m. with lunch. This hands-on cooking class has a $15.00 supply fee.

For more information or accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact Olivia Jones at 252-232-2261, email olivia_jones@ncsu.edu no later than five business days before the event.

For more information or accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact Olivia Jones at 252-232-2261, email olivia_jones@ncsu.edu no later than five business days before the event.

*Please note -Class fees are non refundable except in cases of class cancellation. Your seat is confirmed upon receipt of class fees.