Holiday treats featured in latest cooking class
While both the Rockmart Farmers Market and the Polk School District enjoys their holiday breaks, market staff and students still took the opportunity to come together for the latest cooking class, this one centered around seasonal treats.
Youth were taught the ins and outs of making apple cider donut muffins, homemade hot chocolate and homemade marshmallows.
Those who missed the class but are interested in learning how to make healthy dishes can visit Upcoming Classes — Rockmart Farmers Market for details on future events. Each course is typically $5.50, but scholarships are available for those who apply.
Each class is held at the Silver Comet trailhead. ingredients for themselves
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Since the classes use member Heather Davis said. kitchen appliances and “If you use apple juice, it’s other potentially dangerous not gonna come out as well, items, parents should judge and if you use apple cider for themselves whether their without reducing by half, child is ready to attend. The it’s not gonna come out as lower age for the limit for well.” the youth courses is 8 years The students were old, however. given the chance to feed
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Youth were taught the ins and outs of making apple cider donut muffins, homemade hot chocolate, and homemade marshmallows during the final cooking classes of 2018.