Adaptive Cooking Tips

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Simple Substitutions for Stovetop Cooking

September 8, 2021

Fall is right around the corner, which always gets me thinking about hearty, warm dishes I like to cook to fend off the chill of cooler weather. While many of these dishes typically require the use of a stovetop, I know that not all folks are comfortable using one. Thankfully, there are many healthy, delicious, […]

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Knifeless Cutting Techniques

May 5, 2021

With spring in full bloom, now is a wonderful time to enjoy all the fresh fruits and veggies the season has to offer! In past Adaptive Cooking Tips articles, I’ve given tips and suggested tools for preparing produce and practicing safe knife skills. But using a knife is not the only way to get your […]

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Teacher Abby using a knife to demonstrate the pinch method of cutting an apple

Safe Knife Skills

March 10, 2021

An essential cooking skill is learning to safely use a knife! I know that sometimes, knives can be a little scary. But with some knowledge and preparation, knives can be a great and safe way to prepare delicious snacks and meals from scratch for yourself, friends, and family! If you are not ordinarily able to […]

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Preparing Fresh Produce

February 10, 2021

As the Garden and Cooking Class Teacher at Sunflower Hill, I’m privileged to work in our beautiful Garden with an abundant amount of produce. I feel fortunate to share cooking and gardening techniques with so many program participants who are eager to learn. I love being able to showcase the garden’s fresh fruits and vegetables […]

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