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When Men Take Cooking Classes

When Marty Metzger, from North Forty News, called about doing an article on men taking cooking classes, I was lukewarm on spotlighting something so common.  However, as we got into the interview I realized how much the men in our classes and team building events add to the overall fun of it.   Read more about…

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5 Lesser-known Facts About Grocery Shopping in Fort Collins

At The Cooking Studio we spend a significant amount of time shopping for food, and just like you we buy at the stores and markets. Here are 5 lesser know facts about grocery shopping in Fort Collins you might like to know: Using the online ordering and pick-up option at any of the local stores…

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Life Skills Learned from Professional Chefs

As most of you know, we draw our Chef Instructors from the talented pool of professional chefs in Fort Collins, Loveland and Boulder. We’ve learned a lot by working closely with them. When I saw this blog post on life skills by a fellow cooking school owner in New York, Alison Cayne, I had to…

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A Good Time With Food

This is an excerpt of an Article by Jacob Laxen | Fort Collins Coloradoan | USA TODAY NETWORK Trish O’Neill’s three children were plenty surprised when they learned their mother’s midlife crisis involved taking cooking classes.The longtime nursing industry employee never spent much time in the kitchen when raising her family.“We only had survival food,” O’Neill…

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Give Cooking Class Gift Certificates

This season, give a cooking class gift certificate for an engaging cooking experience in The Cooking Studio. It will relieve your stress, keep you out of the shopping malls, it’s easy to wrap, it doesn’t need to be shipped and, can be purchased from your home. Shopping the online stores should make holiday shopping easier,…

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Ten Added Benefits of Kids Cooking with us at The Cooking Studio

We love getting kids and teens in The Cooking Studio to help them learn real cooking and baking skills. We teach kids like adults and don’t shy away from “intimidating” foods like soufflés, pastries and hollandaise sauce.   Getting kids and teens in the kitchen is not just about cooking!  Summer cooking camps begin in…

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Kids Camps Got Students in the Kitchen Over Their Winter Break

We had a blast this past week with two kids & teen cooking camps! Our first camp, was a two-day cake decorating camp.  On the first day students learned how to crumb coat and level their cake, various borders and shapes with their decorating kit and finished a simple, white buttercream cake as their practice…

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Take Your Holiday Office Party Beyond Rubber Chicken

From the Coloradoan, October 2016 Column: On The Job with Katy Piotrowski What do rubber chicken, holiday sweaters and an obligation to attend all have in common? Company holiday parties! And this time of year, organizers are deciding what kind of festive get-togethers they want to create. Director of international at Loveland Products, Ben Nelson, found…

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Team Building: Campus Activities CSU

Posts ❮ ❯ Team Building is a great way to start off a new school year. Last week the CSU Activities team came in to cook up some delicious food, meet one another and learn a few things about their new team. What did they learn about cooking? They learned some basic knife skills like…

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Kids and Cakes

Posts ❮ ❯ In my opinion, everyone should know how to make a respectable birthday cake. A home made cake is so much more appreciated than the beautiful cakes you’ll find at Whole Foods or other bakeries. That’s why we put cakes on the agenda for the Kids class last week. We made 3 layer…

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