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Southbury, CT 06488
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5/23/2022 - In Person Teen Cooking Class: “Cowboy Caviar” Bean Dip and Homemade Tortilla Chips on June 28, 2022

The Southbury Public Library invites interested teens in Grades 6-12 to join us for our in person cooking class to make “Cowboy Caviar” Bean Dip and Homemade Tortilla Chips on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 from 4-5pm in the Kingsley Room of the Southbury Public Library.

Join us in person to make Cowboy Caviar (a delicious blend of tomatoes, beans, avocado, corn and peppers with a zingy dressing) and baked tortilla chips for dipping. This recipe will be nut free and each teen will make their own portion, with no minimal sharing of ingredients or equipment. Space is limited and registration required. Learn more and register on the library’s website at

About Food Explorers: Founded by Registered Dietician Katie Shepherd, Food Explorers empowers children and teens to learn about food, nutrition, and healthy eating through hands-on activities, games, and child and teen friendly cooking lessons.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library, free, and open to residents of any town in Grades 6-12. This program is also a part of the Southbury Public Library’s 2022 Summer Reading Program: Read Beyond the Beaten Path. Find out more about the summer reading program in person at the library or at

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