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Teaching Teenagers to Cook

The teenagers in my class are laughing and bouncing off the kitchen walls, and one of them, Gina, is singing (“Should Have Let You Go”) full throttle into a rubber spatula, thrusting herself onto her buddy Giselle. I’m thinking she really could pursue a future as the next MTV star, but I force myself to move on as we have a lot of ground to cover. “Hello everyone. Today we are making a pizza with our own organic dough, tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, red peppers, sweet potatoes and caramelized onions.” I get no reaction...

Read the full story from Edible Boston, Fall 2008 (pdf)