Upcoming Cooking Adventures!

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Chef Liza Connolly Teaches Nourishing Plant-Based Dinner Recipes!

February 20th, 5:30-7:30 pm. Up to 12 adult guests (21+). $75.00 each
Come and learn how to easily nourish yourself and your family by cooking a plant based meal. We will prepare and then sit down to the table to enjoy the following dishes:
-Chickpea Socca with beet and tahini tapenade
-Farro-risotto with garlicky mushrooms, Swiss chard, lemon & parsley
-Roasted carrots, tamari pumpkin seed and sprout salad
-Cranberry, oat, dark chocolate chip cookies (gluten free and egg free)
Liza Connolly is a certified health coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition & a Level 1 Integrative Health Practitioner, Co-founder of Kids Cooking Green and a professional Chef. Liza’s passion for cooking, sustainability & wellness have been lifelong pursuits. *Purchase a ticket to this fun class, and your gift will help grow the KCG Fund for City School Program- thank you!
Register here!
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Adult Tour of Brite Harvest Farm & Cooking Class to Follow!

February 29th from 12:30-3:30pm
Tour Brite Harvest Farm with Farmer & Owner Mark Gabrenya and learn all about Freight Farming from 12:30-1:30. We will then leave the warm purple lights of the Farm and travel to the CNS kitchen by car to cook an afternoon snack with a bag of just harvested Greens from Brite Harvest Farm and produce from the Lexington Farmers’ Market. Class ends after we eat, around 3:30. *Purchase a ticket to this fun class, and your gift will help grow the KCG Fund for City School Program- thank you!
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Baking Bonanza!

Join us for 3 Wednesdays in March from 4-6pm for a baking bonanza! Let’s warm up the ovens at the CNS Kitchen in Lexington to learn from Chef Noa Katzelnik. Noa began her career at Rosie’s Bakery, graduated from the Culinary Institute of America, and is now a pastry chef at Fenway!
-March 4th 4:00-6:00: Hand Pies! Some like it Sweet, Some like it Savory!
-March 11th 4:00-6:00: Make Bake, Decorate your own Mini Cakes!
-March 18th 4:00-6:00: Breakfast Goodies- Chef Noa’s special sweet morning recipes!
This 3-week pastry party is now open and the cost is $155 + a $30 food cost.
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3 – Week Spanish Cooking Classes!

Join Chef Rachel Cortez on Thursday afternoons as she teaches kids in grades 3-6 how to cook a traditional Spanish Menu! Learn how to make, and then eat, tapas, paella, and Spanish desserts. Learn knife skills, some Spanish culture through food, and meet some new friends!
-March 5th: Tapas- such as Tortilla Espagnola, (Potato and Onion Omelette), Albondigas de Pavo (Turkey Meatballs)
-March 12th: Paella
-March 19th: Spanish Desserts
$175 per student, plus a $35 food cost.
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Pasta Party at Dave’s Fresh Pasta!

March 22nd, 2-4:30pm, for grades 5 & up! $65.

Spend an afternoon in the kitchen at Dave’s Fresh Pasta in Somerville. In this class Chef Jason will be teaching kids how to make a rustic hand-made pasta from Genoa called “Trofie” almost as fun to make as it is to eat! We will be serving it up with a simple nut-free basil pesto! Take a special behind-the-scenes tour of the shop and pasta-making room offering an inside look at a professional working kitchen. Most importantly, Chef Jason will emphasize the importance of using locally sourced food, offering samples of some of the best local cheese and produce available. *Purchase a ticket to this fun class, and your gift will help grow the KCG Fund for City School Program- thank you!

Register here!
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The Secret Baking Class with Chef Sonia DeMarta!!

At Food rEvolution Kitchen in Stoneham.

March 27: 6:00-8:00pm. For grades 3-8, $50

Join us for an evening full of baking! But this isn’t going to be a typical class… it’s a SECRET baking class. We will make delicious oatmeal chocolate chip cookies and brownies using the secret ingredient – Teff Ginger Molasses, which will make our baked goods taste extra good. But that’s not all that’s special about this class – the biggest secret is that all the recipes are gluten-free. But guess what, you would never even be able to tell (we promise)!

Sonia DeMarta is passionate about family, health, food, local community, and our wonderful planet earth. She believes there are a lot of things in life over which we have no control, but there are many which we can control and can have the greatest impact on health, happiness and the environment.

Sonia believes the food we put in our bodies is one of the most important of these because it affects our health and our carbon footprint. Sonia is a founder of the Lexington Farmers’ Market and owns From Seed to Supper a personal Chef business. *Purchase a ticket to this fun class, and your gift will help grow the KCG Fund for City School Program- thank you!

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Wilmington Summer Camp!

Join us for a week-long summer cooking camp for students going into 3rd – 8th grades! This will take place at Wilmington High School, daily from 9:30 – 12pm, Monday-Friday, June 22nd-26th. Optional additional day when kids can Meet at Wilmington Farmers Market on Sunday June 21, from 10:30-11:30 (Meet rain or shine, if the market is open we will meet)

Our mornings will be filled with creative cooking using seasonal foods, honing our knife skills, and following recipes as students prepare their own lunches.

Recipes will include: Handmade Tortellini with nut-free pesto, Homemade Ice Cream, Berry Cobbler, Local Chowder, Farm Fresh Egg Frittatas and more. Recipe are all hands on, and teach kids who want to cook at an advanced level. Come cook with us, and share our lunch table.

Registration is will open soon, call Wilmington recreation for more info- (978) 658-3311.

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Lexington Summer Sizzler!

Kids Cooking Green is coming to the Community Nursery School kitchen in late June!  We’re inviting kids in grades 3-8 to come and cook with us in for a 4-day summer camp. Our afternoons will be filled with learning to cook creatively with seasonal foods, hone up on knife skills,
and follow a recipe as students prepare their own dinner.

Recipes will include:
-Handmade Tortellini with nut-free pesto
-Homemade Ice Cream
-Berry Cobbler
-Local Chowder
-Farm Fresh Egg Frittatas and more!

Recipe are all hands on, and teach kids who want to cook at an advanced level. Come cook with us, and share our table. On Tuesday, weather permitting, we will travel to and from the Lexington Farmers’ Market for a local food shopping challenge and field trip. 

Registration is now open and the cost of the program is $270, plus a $55 food cost, totaling $325. 

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Summer Supper Clubs!

This is a hands-on cooking class where kids will make their own supper! We will set the table and sit down and eat together each day! Dinners may include black bean-quinoa burgers with roasted sweet potatoes, homemade focaccia pizzas with garden fresh herbs, Handmade Tortellini with a garden fresh pesto (nut-free), vegetable-friendly zucchini brownies, as well as homemade ice cream with fresh local fruit. Kids will help create the menu, learn about how food grows, and what grows in New England, and how to cook with it.

For kids entering grades k-5 in the fall.
The cost of the 5-day program is $340, plus a $65 food cost, totaling $405.
Register at the links below.

This class will take place at the CNS Kitchen in Lexington.
Session A. Monday-Friday July 6th-10th 3-6 pm
Session B. Monday-Friday July 20th-24th 3-6 pm
Session C. Monday-Friday July 27th-31st 3-6 pm

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Perfect Baking Can Be a Piece of Cake!

…if you know what you are doing! 4 Days of Baking with Pastry Chef Noa Katzelnik.

How important is the egg size in baking? When do you sift, and why?
Why do you rotate a cake pan half way through baking? How do you make pudding, from scratch? In this baking workshop kids will measure, bake, fill, and decorate their own individual cakes. They will learn how to use the pastry bag with tip. We will make 2 types of pudding: Chocolate and Peaches & Cream. Kids can decide on a favorite fruit and make mini hand pies with seasonal, local fruits.

This is a great class for the motivated kid baker who wants to
learn from a professional Pasty Chef!

For kids entering grades 4-8 in the fall.
Monday July 13 – Thursday July 16 3:00pm-6:00pm at the CNS Kitchen in Lexington. The cost of the program is $325 plus a $35 food cost, totaling $360.
Register here!

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Farm to Kitchen Cooking Camp!

We will spend Monday – Tuesday – Wednesday on Silk Fields Farm harvesting herbs, veggies, and eggs and visiting with the chickens, goats, bunnies, sheep, and alpacas! How many eggs does a chicken lay each day? What does it feel like to brush a goat? Want to take an alpaca for a walk or give them a bath?
Thursday & Friday will be days of cooking at the CNS kitchen in Lexington. This is a hands-on cooking class, where kids will prepare their snack and lunch each day while having so much fun!

5 days on the farm and in the kitchen is $525. This includes all instruction and food cost for the week. Lunch and snack provided each day.

Session 1. Monday-Friday August 3-7, 9am-3pm for Grades k-5
Session 2. Monday-Friday August 10-14, 9am-3pm for Grades 3-8

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Private Cooking Celebrations!

Let us host your child’s birthday or special occasion party in our Lexington kitchen or at the rEvolution Kitchen in Stoneham! Parties for kids age 5 and up, (limited to 12 kids). Menu tailored to suit the occasion, but recent Celebration Menus have included:

** Homemade Spaghetti & Meatballs
** Cupcake Bake Off Party
** Pizzas, Salad with DIY dressing, & Homemade Ice Cream
** Breakfast for lunch!

Parties are 2 hours long and are $425
Contact [email protected] for more info, or to secure a date for your party!