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Putting Our Cooking Skills on the Block

By Meghan Clark in Arts & Entertainment on Jun 19, 2007 6:35PM

While we know that our home has a kitchen, we’re not entirely familiar with it. We usually use the refrigerator for storing beer and the stove for storing bags of potato chips. Based on our knowledge of the “beer and potato chips room,” it’s easy to understand why our summer diet hasn’t exactly gone as planned, which is why 07_06_selfdishes.jpg
we’re checking out the Chopping Block tomorrow night for a healthy cooking lesson.

Put together by the editors of SELF magazine’s special SELF Dishes issue, the evening promises cocktails and a hands-on cooking class followed by dinner. On the menu for the evening are Pepper Coriander Scallops with Tarragon, a Pepper Golden California Raisin Salad, Soy and Citrus Marinated Flank Steak Kebabs and Mini Yogurt Coffee Cakes. Chicagoist is a little afraid of what might happen if we were left in the “beer and potato chips room” by ourselves with pepper, tarragon and raisins, so we’re happy to have the guidance.

We’ll let you know how our Pepper Flank Steak Coffee Cake turns out on Thursday.

The SELF Dishes cooking event takes place tomorrow night, June 20th from 6:00pm – 9:30pm at The Chopping Block Merchandise Mart location. To register for the class, go here.