Indianapolis Urban League

Cooking Virtually

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

IUL Health & Wellness and American Dairy Association of Indiana present Chef Samuel Brown and Chef Hollis Thomas

Chef Brown, Chef Thomas, and Michelle Plummer will demo healthy meal preparation featuring different carrot recipes. Chef Brown and Chef Thomas will share the history of Black and African-American cuisine followed by a virtual cooking demonstration focused on the importance of heart-healthy food in recognition of American Heart Month. They will prepare recipes highlighting the health benefits of carrots.

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Cooking with Home Grown Food

This family-friendly cooking demonstration hosted in partnership with the American Dairy Association Indiana will demonstrate and discuss how to grow food at home, even in small indoor spaces! Then, watch as we demonstrate healthy recipes using foods that are easily grown at home including spinach, strawberries, and fresh herbs. The first 25 participants and any current IUL participants who register will receive pots and seeds to plant at home.

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Tuesday, April 27, 2021

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Reducing Food Waste: Cooking with Leftovers

This family-friendly cooking demonstration, hosted in partnership with the American Dairy Association of Indiana, will demonstrate and discuss how to reduce food waste and explore cooking with leftovers. Learn tips and tricks for making your food stretch further with a guest chef from Second Helpings.

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Packing A Perfect Picnic Basket – Tips for Summer Food Safety 

Practical tips and tricks to avoid common sources of foodborne illness when packing healthy food for a family-friendly picnic basket.

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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Cooking with Fall Flavors

Join Chef Felicia Grady for a virtual cooking demonstration of the classic dish Beef Stroganoff featuring mushrooms. Mushrooms offer a warm comforting umami flavor.
Not a fan of beef or mushrooms? Chef Grady will also demonstrate how to adapt the recipe to meet all of your families’ different food needs and preferences.

Felicia Grady is an Executive Chef, Business Owner, and Restaurant Consultant. Upon graduating from The Chef Academy in 2012, she started her catering company, Plate it Up! Catering

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