Cooking with Thirsty Radish Continues July 12

June 15, 2021

Join us for a series of cooking workshops with Vanessa Young of Thirsty Radish! Register for one or all, and build your cooking skills this summer!

Plant-Forward Cooking | Monday June 14 | 7 – 8 PM
Plant-forward dishes are vibrant and delicious, and they can nourish us in many ways.  With this versatile and sustainable approach to food, you don't necessarily have to exclude meat, but rather allow plants to take center stage.  In this class you will learn to incorporate more vegetables, beans, fruits, whole grains, and other plants into your meals through satisfying recipes, methods of preparation, and practical lifestyle strategies. Register now!

Simplify Weekly Meal Planning | Monday July 12 | 7 – 8 PM
Are you bored with your meal choices?  Would you like to make cooking and meal planning less stressful?  In this class you will learn tips, strategies, and recipes for delicious weekly meals.  We will cover stretching meals creatively over multiple days, delicious flavor combinations, kitchen organization, and simple strategies that work whether you are cooking for one or a crowd. Register now!

Summer Salads | Monday August 9 | 7 – 8 PM
Think beyond simply greens.  Summer vegetables and fruit can be transformed into beautiful and delicious salads of all types, including heartier grain and dinner salads.  Learn new methods of preparation, ingredient combinations, and homemade dressings for colorful, tasty salads to satisfy you all season long. Register now!

Free and open to all! Registration is required.

From butchers to bakers, Vanessa Young’s family is a long line of self-taught and professional chefs. She melds their influences in an artful approach to dishes with a focus on seasonal meals. She is a writer, recipe developer, poet, and educator focused on the intersection of food and culture.

Young offers in-person and online classes for the home chef, children, and families, and is a frequent presenter on topics related to food, wellness, and the arts. As a writer, Young has contributed to At Home New Jersey, Prick of the Spindle, The Monarch Review, Ginosko Literary Review, Black Heart Magazine, and many additional publications. Find out more at

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