Cooking at home is not only a money saver, but it also helps us keep track of portion
sizes and ingredients. It can be pretty fun too! Check out our cooking schools below
and find out how you can learn to cook quick and simple meals that are healthy and
Cook Smart, Eat Smart
The Cook Smart, Eat Smart Cooking School will teach you how to prepare simple, healthy and
delicious food for you and your family. Cook Smart, Eat Smart keeps it simple—simple
healthy preparation techniques, simple ingredients and simple equipment. Each session contains
several basic cooking techniques and other topics related to eating and preparing
meals at home. Cook Smart, Eat Smart also provides tips for stretching your food dollar
while still eating healthy.
Contact your local county Extension agent to find out when a Cook Smart, Eat Smart cooking school will be held near you.
Learn more about CSES.
Mediterranean Cooking School
The Mediterranean diet is a lifestyle approach to healthy eating that includes a balanced
variety of foods and daily exercise. It is characterized by plant foods including
fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, beans and nuts and uses olive oil as the
primary source of fat. But don't worry there are recipes that include, meats, cheese,
and seafood too. This way of eating is not only healthy but tasty!
Contact your local county Extension agent to find out when the next Mediterranean Cooking School will be held in your county.
Learn more about the Mediterranean diet