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Week 7: "We can't wait to make this again"
Thu, Apr 28, 2016, 12:31 PM
The cooking club cooked a delicious meal this week. Before we started cooking we discussed what we would make for our final meal. Everyone...
Week 5: "I like that we make food I've never tasted before"
Thu, Apr 21, 2016, 8:31 AM
The cooking class at Lewis Elkin Elementary School had been long anticipated. It was supposed to start last fall, but the teacher in charge...
Week 6: Looking forward to trying something new
Thu, Apr 21, 2016, 3:00 AM
After the second day of PSSA testing, the boys were eager to get to the kitchen and start cooking. They were all tired but looking forward...
Week 4: Restaurant-ready ranch
Wed, Apr 6, 2016, 4:59 PM
The boys were excited to start cooking again after the break. Cutting the carrots proved to be a bit challenging for the boys but the were...
Week 3: New techniques and textures
Wed, Mar 23, 2016, 12:18 PM
We know that sometimes our boys have difficult days. However, it seems that no matter what type of day they had, the boys always bring a positive...
Week 2: Seconds, please
Mon, Mar 21, 2016, 12:22 AM
There was definitely some hesitation about this week's recipe. Christopher Moran-Vivar had tried a Sloppy Joe before and did not like it....
Week 1: Starting with a Slicing Lesson
Thu, Mar 17, 2016, 3:58 PM
Since we had to postpone last fall’s program, everyone was super-excited to finally get started. After a healthy snack (carrots and salsa)...
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.