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When Life Gives You Apples, Make . . .?

  We’ve all heard “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” and its true that apples are generally good for us.  An average medium size apple has 95 calories, 4 grams of fiber, and provides 14% of our daily … Continue reading

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Better Living Through Chemistry? Sweet Science

Maybe I am a bit of a science geek, but I think that it is important to understand some of the research behind nutritional choices before we decide to eliminate products from our diets or those of our families.  Are … Continue reading

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Savoring a New Obsession

I am obsessed with savory yogurt and vegetable parfaits.  There, I said it.  Phew, its off my chest. This obsession goes way beyond simple recipe development.  It has become an almost daily ritual to come up with new savory breakfast … Continue reading

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Staying Sharp in the Kitchen With a Good Knife

One of the most important tools in any kitchen is a good knife.  A chef’s knife and a paring knife are all that you really need to efficiently and effectively prepare any dish – plus maybe a good serrated bread … Continue reading

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A New Twist on Oatmeal for Breakfast

Breakfast Basics is one of the classes in our Feed Your Family Right series.  Together, we learn about what it takes to build a healthy breakfast and try out a few recipes for delicious, nutritious, and easy to prepare ways … Continue reading

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“Cookies for a Cause” on MLK Day – Come Join Us!

January 20, Martin Luther King Day, is a day off from school and work for many, but not for Jenna Lebowich and Cook Learn Live.  We choose to honor Dr. King’s legacy by observing the day as one of community … Continue reading

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Family Challah Baking

Boy does the kitchen smell good! Today we taught a challah baking class for a local mom and her two daughters, ages 5 and 7.  They got to make two batches of our honey whole wheat challah dough (one with … Continue reading

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Winter Break Classes for Kids – and Adults, too!

We never know what to expect with winter break.  Sometimes we schedule classes and no one is around to take them, but this year the opposite happened.  What we thought was going to be a quiet week is turning out … Continue reading

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Cook●Learn●Live: Cooking Education with an Eye Towards Nutrition

Welcome to Cook●Learn●Live! I’m Jenna Saidel Lebowich, a cooking teacher and nutrition educator. I believe that food should taste good and be good for you, and that with a little bit of knowledge anyone can make delicious, nutritious meals and … Continue reading

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