Students' new skills translated outside the kitchen.
Most of the 70 volunteers teaching these after-school classes are home cooks, with expertise in getting dinner on the table for their own families, though there are some with considerably more cooking experience.
The mission of My Daughter's Kitchen cooking program is to introduce students to inexpensive, healthy and easy meals that they can prepare for themselves.
Canned salmon was new to many of the students, and they were skeptical.
Each week, we try to include nutrition lessons as part of the My Daughter's Kitchen program, a healthy cooking class being taught by 70 volunteers at 35 urban schools in Philadelphia and Camden.
At class this week, the preteens pretended they were on a reality TV show.
If these young cooks can learn to make a more nutritious version of the chicken they love, will they be more motivated to cook it with their families?
My Daughter's Kitchen students learn to try new things.
Students and volunteers alike report benefits.
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