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In the Kitchen

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is cooking up tons of fun educational programs this year that highlight local foods. Check out the class descriptions below to see if anything catches your eye, then head over to go.ncsu.edu/currituckeventbrite to find out how to reserve your seat! Class size is limited and full registration, including payment, is required to hold your spot. This year we are offering adult and youth cooking classes to fit the needs of busy families. Each class has its own registration link. Please register and choose your payment option using the link that corresponds with the class you want to attend. We are now accepting cash and check payments as well as credit cards. We will gladly help you complete your online registration, please feel free to call us at 252-232-2261, and we will walk you through the process. For more information please contact, Olivia Patchel at olivia_jones@ncsu.edu or 252-232-2261 or Sherry Fischlschwiger at sherry_fischlschwiger@ncsu.edu for youth class questions. 

Adult Cooking Classes 

January 

Adult Instant Pot Cooking Class

On January 30th from 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. learn how to prepare amazing dinners in a quarter of the time. With our high pace of life, slow cookers are a thing of the past, learn to cook it quick under pressure at the Instant Pot Cooking Class. Lunch is included along with amazing recipes, tips, and tricks to conquer your fear of pressure. The class fee is $15.00. Reserve your seat at adultinstantpot.eventbrite.com

February

Adult Seafood Cooking Class

On February 27th from 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. we will explore ways to prepare our local seafood. Join us to learn when different fish are caught and the best way to prepare them to bring out their unique flavors. Lunch and tons of education information along with all the recipes we prepare are included in the class fee of $15.00. Reserve your seat at adultseafoodclass.eventbrite.com

March

Gardening and Cooking: Adult Container Herbs 

On March 13th, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. join us for the first class of our gardening and cooking series. In the first part of class, we will prepare our very own windowsill garden. Then we will prepare several recipes utilizing the herbs we planted. Your windowsill garden, lunch, and tons of fun are included in the $20.00 class fee. Reserve your seat and find out more information by visiting adultcontainerherbs.eventbrite.com

April 

Gardening and Cooking: Adult Container Salad Greens 

On April 23rd, 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. join us to learn how to create beautiful and edible container gardens filled with delicious salad greens. Stick around for the second half of class where we will learn to prepare healthy and delicious lunches cut straight from our container garden. Lunch, your container garden, and all the delicious recipes are included in the $20.00 class fee. Find out more information and reserve your seat at adultcontainersaladgreens.eventbrite.com.

Youth Cooking Classes 

*All youth participants who register for a cooking class must also be registered for the year 2020 in 4honline.com. If you have problems or need help with registration please contact Sherry Fischlschwiger at sherry_fischlschwiger@ncsu.edu for youth class questions.* 

January

Youth Instant Pot Cooking Class 

On January 30th from 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. youth ages, 10 to 18 will learn how to prepare amazing dinners in a quarter of the time. Cooking under pressure is not just for adults. Sign your kids up for a fun-filled evening of cooking. Stop by at 6:00 and bring the whole family to enjoy dinner prepared by your new family chef! Family dinner along with amazing recipes, tips, and tricks are included in the class fee of $15.00. Reserve your seat at youthinstantpot.eventbrite.com

February

Youth Seafood Cooking Class 

On February 27th from 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. youth ages, 10 to 18 will learn the best ways to prepare local fish. Is your child not a fan of fish? Let your child expand their pallet by signing them up to join us. Then drop by around 6:00 with the whole family to have dinner and maybe find a new favorite recipe everyone enjoys. Family dinner, recipes, and education materials are included in the $15.00 class fee. Find out more information and reserve your seat at youthseafoodcooking.eventbrite.com

March

Gardening and Cooking: Youth Container Herbs 

On March 13th, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. youth ages, 10 to 18 are invited to join us for the first class in our gardening and cooking series. At the beginning of class, youth will plant their very own herb garden to sit in your windowsill at home. For the second part of class, we will create delicious dishes using the herbs we planted. We invite parents to join us at 6:00 to taste our creations and learn about how to utilize fresh herbs in other family meals. Family dinner, the container garden, all our recipes, and educational materials are included in the $20.00 class fee. Find out more information and reserve your seat today at youthcontainerherbs.eventbrite.com

April 

Gardening and Cooking: Youth Container Salad Greens 

On April 23rd, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. youth ages,10 to 18 can join us for our container salad greens class. Youth will plant a delicious and beautiful container garden that can supply your whole family with healthy lunches all spring long. Let your child expand their horizons as they explore new ways to create healthy salads that everyone is sure to love. Stop by with the whole family at  6:00 to have family dinner prepared by your new gardener and chef. Family dinner, a container garden, and all the recipes are included in the $20.00 class fee. Find out more and reserve your seat today at youthcontainersaladgreens.eventbrite.com


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

NC State University and N.C. A&T State University commit themselves to positive action to secure equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, political beliefs, family and marital status, sex, age, veteran status, sexual identity, genetic information or disability. NC State, N.C. A&T, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments cooperating.

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

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