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GiGi's Playhouse Hoffman Estates • 2350 West Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 •

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GiGi’s Kitchen: Cooking @ 11 am CST

April 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

This program is recommended for ages all ages.

Shari and Heather from GiGi’s Playhouse Hoffman Estates are excited to see you all!

We will be celebrating a birthday so please have some of your favorite ice cream on hand – the birthday girl suggests chocolate!

Middle Eastern Rice with Black Beans and Chickpeas

• 1 tablespoon olive oil
• 1 clove garlic, minced
• 1 cup uncooked basmati rice
• 2 teaspoons ground cumin
• 2 teaspoons ground coriander
• 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
• 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
• 1 quart chicken stock
• 1 ½ pounds ground turkey
• 2 (15 ounce) cans garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and rinsed
• 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
• 1 bunch chopped fresh cilantro (Optional)
• 1 bunch chopped fresh parsley (Optional)
• ¼ cup pine nuts (Optional)
• salt and ground black pepper to taste

GiGi’s Kitchen is designed to emphasize the importance of health and wellness through nutrition education, kitchen safety, food preparation, social activities and a shared meal/snack. Under the guidance of program leaders, participants will learn about and progress through skills including measurements, food handling, knife skills, ingredient identification, palette expansion, and nutrition. Participants will be introduced to various cooking techniques. GiGi’s Kitchen program will build participants self-esteem and self-confidence through nutrition and wellness!

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April 2
11:00 am - 11:45 am
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