Taste of Home Cooking School
Join us at one of our LIVE Cooking School events happening nationwide, as well as at our Online Cooking School, both of which feature different offerings of Taste of Home’s best dishes! Our Culinary Specialists share their favorite cooking tips and tricks while demonstrating each recipe step-by-step. We look forward to cooking with you soon!
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Cooking School Blog
Strawberry Trifle Nothing’s better than a cool, refreshing dessert with seasonal berries on a warm summer day! Taste of Home Cooking School Culinary Specialist Jamie Dunn takes us through her favorite Taste of Home trifle recipe, step-by-step, and you’ll be amazed by how easy it is to make, and eat!
Meet Our Staff
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Dana Elliott Dana learned to cook from her mom at age three. She loves teaching and sharing her knowledge of food. She enjoys the challenge of taking recipes and making them her own.
Eric Villegas Eric developed a love for cooking in his early youth. He grew up in a Bolivian household which gave him a wide and varied palette that he translates into his cooking.
Guy Klinzing With roots in Chicago and Michigan, Guy draws on both rural and urban experiences in his cooking. He learned to cook from a family of bakers, including his mother and grandmother.
Jamie Dunn Jamie credits her parents and her middle school home economics class for sparking her love of cooking. She has a passion for kitchen gadgets and enjoys baking desserts.
Karen Davis Karen grew up on a farm in Iowa and learned to cook from her mother and grandmothers. With her Scandinavian heritage, many of her meals are of Swedish and Norwegian influence.
Kristi Larson Kristi is from Washington and began cooking at the age of five. She lives in Utah and enjoys family gatherings that revolve around food, especially holiday traditions.
Michelle “Red” Roberts Originally from Mississippi, Michelle began cooking at age six. Her southern roots led to her natural passion for cooking with influences from her mother and grandmother.
Amy Zarichnak Originally from Pittsburgh, Amy’s love of food after living in England and Ireland. But her favorite place to cook is in her mother’s kitchen, cooking for the people she loves.
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