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REGISTER HERE: Knife Skills and Easy Freezing

Join us as we discuss time-saving knife skills and basic food safety over a recipe demonstration.

About this event

Grilling season is in full swing. Join us to learn how to make Chicken & Vegetable Kabobs that can go into the freezer for later - and then from the freezer straight to the grill! During our preparation process, we will discuss time-saving knife skills and basic food safety. Observational viewing is welcome; however, should you like to follow along in your own kitchen, you may find the ingredient and equipment list below:


2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast

2 tablespoons lime juice

3 tablespoons olive oil, divided

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon chili powder

1 medium red onion

1 medium red bell pepper

1 medium zucchini

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper


16 (9- to 10-inch) skewers, soaked in water if wooden

Measuring spoons

Chef's knife

Cutting board

Mixing bowl

Gallon freezer bags

Optional: Baking sheet, Parchment, Aluminum foil

This workshop is part of the 2022 "At Home with ECA" series, brought to you by a collaboration of Cooperative Extension Agents. This series will feature a new topic each month related to Family and Consumer Sciences.

The Extension Community Association is a volunteer group with the purpose to empower individuals and families to improve their quality of living through continuing education, leadership development, and community service. In this series, you will have the opportunity to learn new topics and meet other members of the community.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I have to be a member of ECA to attend? No, all are welcome to attend this series.
  • How much does it cost? These courses are offered at no cost to participants.
  • Can I attend if I don't live in one of the listed counties? Yes, everyone is welcome to join via Zoom.
  • What if I cannot attend a live session? Please register anyway. Each month a recording of the session and materials will be sent out for participants who weren't able to join.
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