Taste of Home Cooking is April 19

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 31, 2011

The Taste of Home Cooking School show will be presented live at South Rowan High School Auditorium in China Grove on Tuesday, April 19.
Doors open at 4:30 p.m. to a large vendor area set up in the gymnasium with entertainment by Michael Thomas as ěElvisî as emcee.
The Taste of Home Cooking School begins at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.
During this interactive two-hour event, top culinary expert Michelle Roberts will demonstrate 10 new recipes you can easily recreate in your home, armed with new culinary tips and techniques.
Participants will go home with a valuable gift bag containing products and coupons, including two Taste of Home magazines. They can also enter for a chance to win a door prize.
Tickets are available at the Salisbury Post Classified counter, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. General admission is $10, and VIP seating is available for $15.
New Taste of Home cookbooks also will be on sale at the Post. Titles available are:
ěTaste of Home Almost Homemade 2011,î with more than 300 shortcut recipes and time-saving tips for meals you can have ready in no time. Each recipe pairs store-bought foods with fresh ingredients for family meals that taste as though they were made from scratch. $26.99. Price includes tax.
ěTaste of Home 2011 Comfort Food Diet Cookbook,î with more than 430 recipes and tips, plus a simple-to-follow, budget-friendly diet plan so you can shed pounds and still eat well. As a bonus, with the book comes exclusive access to online weight-loss tools.Inside each cookbook is a free one-year subscription offer to Taste of Home Healthy Cooking. $26.99. Price includes tax.
ěTaste of Home Most Requested Recipesî is a collection of the most asked-for-recipes from Taste of Home magazines, cookbooks and website. Editors have even shared their family favorites. $26.99. Price includes tax.
ěTaste of Home Cookbook, Vol. 3î is Taste of Home’s biggest cookbook, packed with more than 1,500 recipes. The book has 600 new recipes, including more than 150 light main dishes that are ready in 30 minutes or less, plus 500-plus classic dishes. Hundreds of tips, techniques and how-toís. $32.35. Price includes tax.
Culinary expert Michelle Roberts of Birmingham, Ala., drives about 40,000 miles a year conducting Taste of Home Cooking School shows in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas and Tennessee. A graduate of Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, Miss., with a bachelor of science degree in culinary arts, she has experience in the restaurant industry and served as a foods intern with a popular national magazine.