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.
After 31 years, Maureen Fitzgerald is leaving the Inquirer, but she will still write columns and will work on a cookbook.
The style makes a great holiday gift, in part because it's an intense and unusual red wine well-suited to winter weather.
Passo Doble is a South American spin on Valpolicella Ripasso, made by Masi, one of northern Italy's most respected vintners.
Spain produces surprisingly good wines in every category, but the ones that have shown the most dramatic improvement in recent decades are the whites, of which this brisk, dry, white Rioja is a textbook example.
"We should replace the chefs here at school," said one student. "It was one of the best soups I have ever tasted."
These cookies are also a year-round staple at some of Philly's most enduring German bakeries, but they actually originated in Austria and have been adapted for American tastes.