SDN to host Taste of Home Cooking School

Staff Report


SIDNEY — The perfect recipe for creating new memories with loved ones includes good friends, good conversation and, of course, great food. As home cooks across the country head back to the kitchen to cook up fall’s flavorful dishes, the Taste of Home Cooking School is preparing to share seasonal recipes that are certain to delight.

Again this year, the Sidney Daily News will host Taste of Home Cooking School, set for 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 10, at Only Believe Ministries in Botkins.

“Once again we are pleased to partner with Kroger to host the Taste of Home Cooking School for our readers. The folks at Taste of Home do a great job with this event — just in time for the holidays,” said Karen Brown, Sidney Daily News general manager/media director.

Taste of Home’s Culinary Specialist Dana Elliott will be sharing her home cooking tips and tricks while demonstrating step-by-step recipes for the season’s best dishes.

Elliott began learning to cook from her mom at the early age of three, and she has fond memories of her mom’s homemade spaghetti and meatballs. She graduated from The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., with a bachelor of science degree in culinary management and is the recipient of the Outstanding Culinary Achievement Award. Elliott resides with her family near Indianapolis, Ind.

The Taste of Home Cooking School is America’s leading cooking school program, inspiring more than 140,000 passionate home chefs at 200-plus events nationwide. Attendees experience exciting recipe demonstrations using ingredients that are easily found at the local grocery store and best of all, the dishes are submitted by home cooks from across the country.

“From experienced home chefs to beginners learning their way around the kitchen, the Taste of Home Cooking School offers something for everyone – putting a fresh spin on old favorites and adding new and delicious recipes to your seasonal repertoire,” Elliott said.

Attendees will receive a gift bag including the Taste of Home Cooking School magazine. This magazine includes recipes featured during the program, along with many more, as well as coupons and other goodies from participating national food companies. Some attendees will go home with an exciting door prize or one of the tasty recipes created onstage that night.

Tickets are now sale and are $12 each. Visit to order tickets online and click on “Cooking School” for complete ticket information and show highlights. Tickets also are available at the Sidney Daily News, 1451 Vandemark Road, Sidney, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call (937) 498-8088 for more information.

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