April 11 healthy cooking class includes recipe book, guest speakers

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Guests of an April 11 cooking demonstration in Garland will receive the 15-recipe cookbook Delicious in the Heart of Texas.

GARLAND — A live cooking class and educational event April 11 will serve its participants a shrimp dinner and send them home with a book of 15 healthy, delicious recipes.

The Path to the Plate – Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking School, from 6-8 p.m., will also educate guests about agricultural production processes in Texas.

The event is held by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and takes place at District 1 Road & Bridge Building, 715 Rowlett Road, Garland.

“Our goal is to promote family mealtime, healthy meal planning and Texas agriculture while teaching handy food prep techniques,” said Carissa Wilhelm, event organizer and AgriLife Extension program specialist in Dallas.

Registration is $30 through April 4 and $45 after. All participants will receive the 15-recipe cookbook Delicious in the Heart of Texas and a chance for door prizes.

AgriLife Extension professor and meat specialist Dr. Dan Hale will give an overview of regional agricultural production operations.

Register at https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/organizationListings/64 or by calling 972-231-5362.

“We are targeting busy people who still want to make time for meal preparation and feel good about what they’re eating and feeding their families,” said Paula Butler, AgriLife Extension regional program leader for family and community health in Dallas.


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