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Week 7: Fascinating ingredients made fabulous meal
Thu, Apr 28, 2016, 3:00 AM
Our students were fascinated by the variety of seasonings in the chicken marinade. Some were new to them, and some, like cinnamon, were unfamiliar...
Week 6: Organized and proficient
Thu, Apr 21, 2016, 3:00 AM
Making clam chowder means chopping lots of vegetables! We were worried that we would be pressed for time, but it’s amazing how organized...
Week 5: The girls love the guacamole
Thu, Apr 14, 2016, 3:00 AM
The vegetarian chili and guacamole were a big hit with the Team Up Philly group this week. All of the girls said they would definitely make...
Week 4: Stew needed a little something
Thu, Apr 7, 2016, 12:57 PM
Everyone liked the beef stew, but a few of our students thought it needed something. Riley Brown said it needed a bit more salt; Bibeta Nana...
Week 3: Surprising salmon
Thu, Mar 24, 2016, 4:50 PM
Pasta dishes are usually popular. As we were reviewing our recipes, we could tell by the unpleasant look on our students faces that they thought...
Week 2: Season to taste
Mon, Mar 21, 2016, 12:18 AM
Our students are working hard on their knife skills. Selena Rivera noted that it was really hard to “keep the celery straight and make...
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.