Winsted Friends in the Kitchen Celebrates One Year of Healthy Recipes August 8

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

 Friends in the Kitchen (FIK) will celebrate its one-year anniversary Thursday, August 8.

Over the past 12 months, FIK presenter Evelyn Fowler of Winsted, and assistant Janna Stigen of Cokato have presented 36 recipes, taste-tested by participants.

Friends in the Kitchen is a free program offered by Lutheran Social Services to anyone age 55 and older. There is no fee to attend.

The class is ongoing and meets the second Thursday of the month, beginning at 1:30 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Winsted. The focus is simple-healthy eating on a budget, with recipes sized for one, two, or four people.

The one-and-one-half-hour sessions include cooking tips and tricks, general discussion regarding ingredients or substitutions, and socializing, ending with a tasting session.

There is no obligation to continue attending, registration, or financial solicitation. No level of cooking experience is required.

Some of the popular recipes presented have been: cranberry pie, sunshine salad dressing, peach tomato caprese, tortellini soup, and black bean mandarin salad.

Attending participants are from Winsted, New Germany, Waverly, Dassel, Howard Lake, and Arlington.

Friends in the Kitchen greatly appreciates the support and financial donations from St. Johns’ Lutheran Church, Winsted Lions, American Legion Post 407, and the Winsted Library Commission, with a goal to enhance community.

Read more at the Herald Journal.