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January 21, 2021

Let's Cook@Casey Virtual: Plant-Based Lunches & Dinners+

Virtual Activities • Virtual GaithersburgMD  20877 Organized by GAITHERSBURG PARKS & RECREATION DEPT
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Winter is in full swing, and without the vibrancy of summer produce, how do you get the satisfaction of a hearty, warm, and wholly nutritious lunch? Grains to the rescue! In this cook-along class, we’ll cover proper preparation of grains, legumes, root vegetables, and mushrooms, as well as the utilization of dried herbs and spices to brighten up an otherwise dull season. Participants will prepare Lebanese Chickpea Stew and discuss recipes for Tri-Color Tacos and Mushroom Meatballs.

Cook along classes allow you to follow along with the instructor step by step, engaging and asking questions, so you end the class with dishes ready to eat. You can also sit back, take notes, and enjoy watching the instructor if you prefer. If you plan on cooking along it is important to gather the necessary equipment and ingredients prior to the start of the class.

+This class is part of our Plant-Based Eating Series. Planning and executing diverse and nutritious breakfasts, lunches, and dinners can be especially difficult with a plant-based diet. In this series, learn how going animal-free changes your Recommended Daily Allowances of certain micronutrients and the best ways to make sure your plant-based weekly menus are whole, healthy, and delicious for the entire family.

You can register for all three Plant-Based Eating classes to complete the series in its entirety, or classes can be taken a la carte.


All class recipes, ingredient lists, and prep instructions will be sent via email 7 days before your class.

Each class is a password-protected Zoom session. Please download Zoom at www.zoom.us and familiarize yourself with it in advance of the class.

You'll receive an email with a session ID and password 60 minutes prior to your scheduled class time.

Please login to the class session prior to the start time—late attendees may not be admitted!

Please be sure your display name on Zoom matches the name of the person registered to attend. Only one device per name will be admitted and names that are not on the class roster will not be admitted.

The class fee is per device (phone, laptop, tablet) so you can have as many cooks in the kitchen as you like!

Please be advised this class does have a minimum number of students that must be registered for the class to move forward. If the minimum is not met by 3:00 p.m. the day before the class, it will be cancelled and your registration fee will be refunded. Please encourage friends and family to join!

No refunds will be granted for Let’s Cook@Casey programs. A one-time registration transfer is available to a Let’s Cook@Casey class of equal value if the exchange request is submitted in writing to LetsCook@gaithersburgmd.gov no less than 48 hours before the scheduled program time.

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Teens & Adults


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January 21, 2021

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM


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Ages 16-255 · Co-Ed


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Virtual GaithersburgMD  20877

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