Cooking Demonstrations


Leading and organizing Cooking Matters courses are a significant portion of my Americorps service. They are a great hands-on class that allows participants to practice what they are learning and integrate cooking skills, healthy eating behaviors, and budget friendly shopping techniques into their everyday lives. It is one of my […]

Empowering people, one cooking class at a time





It’s that time of year and we’re up to eyebrows in winter squashes: acorn, butternut, kabocha, spaghetti, pumpkin…oh my! You’ve tried roasted squash, squash salad, and even squash soup… and perhaps you’re not the biggest squash fan. But have you tried a squash Alfredo sauce with your pasta? This simple […]

Let your gourd down: giving squash a chance through pasta