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According to our teacher, Chief Jessie, the main goal of the first class is for her to understand the skill level of each student. Each of the ten students there that night gave an introduction, including a skill level and why they were there. After slicing a carrot to show Chief Jessie our knife skills, we paired into teams of two to make a dish each. My team made Chicken Wing Appetizers. At the end of the night, we all sat down to enjoy everyone’s dishes.

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Last week, I attended the Sushi 101 class I had signed up for in December. The first thing I learned is that sushi is all about the rice. This makes it surprisingly vertical and allergy friendly. It does not have to contain any fish in it at all. If you are after raw fish, you are interested in Sashimi. Sushi can have fruit, vegetables, fish, chocolate, or meat in it. It is the rice that makes it sushi. Presentation, however, is important. In class, I learned seven different ways to make sushi, complete with presentation tips. Since the rice is the most important piece, I have included a recipe for sushi rice at the end.

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In late November, I took a chocolate class. I was hoping to get two things out of it. First, I wanted some good Claire allergy friendly chocolate. I love chocolate, and cannot have most chocolate. The second was to make some gifts for my family. These gifts were in addition to the truffles I had made at the truffle party.

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Lake Washington Technical College After I had enjoyed the Chocolate Class so much, Mike encouraged me to look into other cooking classes. Even if I know how to cook, he reasoned, I would still probably enjoy it, plus I would probably learn something new. I found and signed up for two continuing education classes to take at Lake Washington Technical School .

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