Cooking at home can be cost effective and healthy. Food takes up a large part of everyone's monthly budget and the easiest way to reduce that expenditure is to cook at home. Plus, one of the best ways to watch what you eat is to make it yourself.

Learning to cook is not easy, but anyone can do it. You just have to cook frequently enough so you get the hang of the basics. You can start by cooking a few times a week and gradually your meals will get better and better.

The links on this page will provide you with the information you need to learn about cooking at home. The listing of local resources offers you direct help in learning how you can become a great cook - give it a try!


Good Foods Co-op - Nutrition Missions
Contact - Beth Loiselle
455 Southland Dr # D 
Lexington, KY 40503 

Lexington-Fayette County Health Department
Contact - Nancy Hiner
805A Newtown Circle 
Lexington, KY 40511 

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Seedleaf, Inc
Contact - Ryan Koch 

Wild Thyme
Contact - Allison Davis 859-523-2665 


Cooking 101 

How to Cook

Healthy Cooking Tricks

Basic Cooking Techniques

Cooking From Scratch

Storing Your Food

Good and Cheap—Eat Well on $4 a Day

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