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Course Overview

Food, fun and learning. This hands-on course is filled with information about food safety, nutrition and practical food preparation and cooking skills.

Students will learn the basics of food preparation, nutrition, consumer awareness, plus some simple cooking and baking skills. Using elements of the design process, they will prepare, sample, and tweak recipes to create their own custom muffins to share with friends and family.

Details

Time Commitment:

This course consists of 13 lessons, varying in length from approximately 1-2 hours. Longer lessons may be completed over two days.

Requirements:

Students will need internet access to access course content, including streaming some videos. Students may choose to print recipes or follow them on their device. Students will need access to basic cooking equipment in a home kitchen, and will need to purchase ingredients.

Enrollment Information

Enrollment Options

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