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Go Greek with free cooking class

Dean Christopoulos and Gregory Gonzales from Kostas Family Restaurant in Dillsboro will teach how to dish up authentic Greek food at a free class next week.

The two will demonstrate making Greek chicken with potatoes. They’ll also share information on some special ingredients and techniques used in Greek cooking and information about the rich heritage of this part of the Mediterranean.

Participants will sample the dish at the conclusion of the demonstration.

The class will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16 at the conference room of the Community Service Center in Sylva. It is part of the Jackson County Cooperative Extension’s Good Cooks Series, which features topnotch cooks from the area.

Register at 828.586.4009 by Aug. 9.

The next Good Cooks program will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, and will spotlight seafood.

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