Sweet treats ahead of Valentine’s Day at youth cooking workshop

Published 1:43 pm Saturday, January 29, 2022

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By Stephanie Minton, Currituck Extension

Do you know where chocolate comes from? That is a sweet question. Let’s learn about where and how we get this sweet decadent treat and ways we can melt and make it into a delicious gift for your favorite person.

Currituck County 4-H is hosting a cooking workshop for youth ages 5 to 7 on Saturday, February 12, 2022 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Youth will learn where and how chocolate is made and how they can melt chocolate and make lollipops, covered fruit and other tasty snacks. They will hand make some special treats to take home to share.

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To register your 5 to 7 year old child for this fun and interactive workshop, visit https://sweettreats2022.eventbrite.com. There is a $10 registration fee for this class. This can be paid through the eventbrite or you can pay with cash or check at the NC Cooperative Extension Currituck Center located at 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917. If you are paying with cash or check, please make payment within five days of your registration.

Currently, in-person classes for youth require masks to be worn for the duration of the class without exception. If you arrive without a mask, one will be provided for you. All participants are asked to maintain six feet of distance while on the premises. We are following the current NCSU guidelines and mandates. If you are not able meet these requirements, or if you need accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact 252-232-2262 or stephanie_minton@ncsu.edu no later than 10 business days prior to class.