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Old 02-03-2013, 12:06 PM   #1
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Cooking Retreats

Has anyone tried, or wanted to try, a cooking retreat? What did you think? Was it fun? What did, or would, you look for in the class? What did you wish the class had done differently?


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Old 02-14-2013, 06:42 AM   #2
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I have actaully looked into a few... thought about doing a cooking B&B in Itally with my wife for our 20 year. I have also looked at a few here as well. The ones that interest me the most are the ones where you go as a group to farmers markets or gardens and pick out what your going to use, they seem like more of a learning/community exp to me.


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Old 02-19-2013, 04:47 PM   #3
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Thanks Douglas - That's a good idea. I like getting out to the local markets and gardens. I'd love to go to Italy, but I'm also looking into great options in the US and on Cape Cod.
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Old 02-19-2013, 04:54 PM   #4
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I think they're a fantastic idea!
I did one that was just 8 friends that all loved to cook, at one of their vacation homes in Big Bear Lake, CA. We all shared recipes, cooked for each other, and learned quite a bit in 3 days' time =0)
I have another friend who takes 2 days each month for cooking classes with her young teen daughter. They spend the day learning together, and I've seen so many wonderful things (cooking and otherwise) come from it.
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