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Online FCS Workshops

If you missed any Live Online Workshops, we have good news! Session recordings are available to watch and learn at your own schedule and pace. View workshop descriptions and request immediate access to recordings and class materials below.

Med Instead of Meds

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This virtual 6 session series dives into the 7 simple steps to eating the Mediterranean Way to prevent chronic disease.

Eating like those who live in the Mediterranean region has been shown to promote health and decrease the risk of many chronic diseases, such as some cancers, Alzheimer’s, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease. Are you interested in eating the Mediterranean way, but not sure where to start?

This online Med Instead of Meds class series will help you Go Med by exploring 7 simple steps to eating the Med Way. Learn Med tips, life hacks, and recipes that will help you eat the Med Way every day. Great tasting and good for you! The simple, delicious, and satisfying Med Way of eating will keep you coming back for more.

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Home Canning Series

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In this series, Stanly County FCS Agent, Hayley Cowell, takes participants through an introduction to home canning and explores the basics of Pressure and Boiling Water Bath canning methods.

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InstantPot 101

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Learn the basics of using an Instant Pot and all other brands of electric pressure cookers!

What to expect from this workshop:

  • Become familiar with electric pressure cookers and how they function
  • Learn to utilize these cookers safely
  • Demonstration of techniques needed to prepare tasty recipes
  • Take home several proven recipes for easy and tasty meals
  • Tips and tricks to modify your own recipes so they can be prepared in your electric pressure cooker

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Knife Skills 101

Good knife skills are one of the most important aspects of cooking and staying safe in the kitchen! Workshop covers basic knife skills.

This workshop will cover basic kitchen knife skills including:

  • How to properly hold a knife
  • How to carry a knife safely
  • Identifying several types of knife cuts
  • Practicing correct knife cuts using herbs and vegetables

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Cooking with Herbs

Learn to put your herb garden to use! Explore different types of culinary herbs, preparation, and preservation techniques.

What to expect from this online workshop:

  • Preparing herbs for culinary use
  • Culinary uses of herbs and flavor pairings
  • Best practices for storing herbs
  • Preserving herbs
  • Take home resources and recipes

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