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Confident chefs take control as they prepare mushroom Bolognese
Thu, Dec 8, 2016, 3:00 AM
Our team of intrepid chefs struggled to pronounce “bolognese”, but had no trouble articulating how they felt about...
Waldorf salad great with pears instead of apples
Thu, Dec 1, 2016, 3:00 AM
Because the soup would take an hour to cook, we jumped right into the prep, discussing as we chopped. Our students are beginning to function...
Completely customizable stuffed peppers
Thu, Nov 17, 2016, 1:06 PM
We talked about how stuffed peppers are a complete, affordable, easy meal and all the different things you could stuff them with. Suggestions...
Lots of nutrition in fish taco, pickle slaw, sweet potato fry recipes
Thu, Nov 10, 2016, 12:05 AM
We started our lesson discussing the recipe and what ingredients filled “My Plate”: the breakdown of what should fill our plates...
Week 8: Mission accomplished
Thu, May 5, 2016, 3:00 AM
We were concerned our kids would not be happy about making Chicken with Cauliflower, Apricots and Olives for their "special guests" meal, because...
Week 6: Plenty of jobs to go around
Thu, Apr 21, 2016, 3:00 AM
With one student absent, there were plenty of jobs to go around. Lots of chopping, so students had a chance to practice their knife skills...
Week 5: Heat helped hide beans in the chili
Thu, Apr 14, 2016, 3:00 AM
We welcomed our surprise guest, Tyler Conway, our students' 5th grade teacher. Tyler participated in our class and witnessed the skills his...
Week 4: Hooray for crudite
Thu, Apr 7, 2016, 2:14 PM
Alana Baggett was the "head chef" this week and she quickly assigned tasks to the other students. But first, we read the ingredients of bottled...
To teach schoolchildren to cook healthy, easy meals on a budget.
Eighty volunteers are teaching 40 classes in Philadelphia and Camden, with intent to expand.
Vetri Community Partnership shares the goal of encouraging healthy eating for children.
Send donations to Vetri Community Partnership, 211 N. 13th St., Suite 303, Philadelphia 19107; note “My Daughter’s Kitchen” or go to vetricommunity.org.
Submit recipes to be considered: Simple, 500-calorie, nutritious meals, prepared in under an hour, for $20 or less for six servings. Send recipes to Food@philly.com.