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Radical Cooks founder Nina Zippay’s passion for sustainable cuisine evolved at age seventeen.  When her father became seriously ill he was forced to cut out much of what constituted his regular diet.  She took it upon herself to rehabilitate her family’s diet reducing salt, fat, and sugars.  She began cooking seasonally and from the source.  Such practices helped not only extend her father’s life but transformed her life in the process.  Her greatest inspiration now comes from her own children from whom she derives her passion for delicious and healthy meals and the importance of giving it careful and loving preparation.

Nina Zippay can advise absolute beginners to advanced home cooks, moms, dads, and caregivers for the healing. To have someone right by your side advising you on how to begin, where to find the best ingredients and how to make your meals the healthy way without sacrificing the flavor (or depleting your bank account) is the best way to sustain change. So now all you have to do is . . .

 . . . . . reach down at the root and change

Reviews of Radical Cooks

(9 Reviews)
Knife Skills 101

10/26/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Knife Skills 101


Really fun and there were leftovers to take home.

Plant-based Meal Planning

7/15/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Plant-based Meal Planning


Nina had a great agenda for the class, and we ended up preparing and taking home 4+ meals a piece, either ready to eat, or ready to toss in a pot or pan for a quick finish, all in 2 hours. Plus we got an introduction to professional knife skills, which makes me want to take that class from her, too. I think the class will help me cut my time in the kitchen dramatically.

Knife Skills 101

5/12/2019
Roberta S.

Attended: Knife Skills 101


Nina is a great teacher. I learned so much. She's knowledgable, patient and friendly. Recommend this class most highly!

Sunday Night Supper (Parent & Child)

1/28/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Sunday Night Supper (Parent & Child)


40+ people and 1 instructor. Crammed into a space not large enough to hold everyone comfortably. Menu stated that we would make dumplings and rice. no rice was made. Kids did one small task and then were asked to wash dishes and help set tables. They spent more time waiting around and doing non-cooking related things. Not a quality cooking class, not well put together or planned out.

Knife Skills 101

9/6/2018
Anonymous

Attended: Knife Skills 101


Awesome! I learned a lot. I am using the knife skills on a daily basis. I love to cook but have zero professional training. I will be taking future courses.

Knife Skills 101

9/2/2018
Josephine G.

Attended: Knife Skills 101


Great class. A little difficult to find but was able to reach someone day of class for better directions

Eat Your Veggies - In Your Pasta!

11/3/2019
Lara K.

Attended: Eat Your Veggies - In Your Pasta!


Lara K. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Knife Skills 101

10/20/2019
Jamie W.

Attended: Knife Skills 101


Jamie W. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Knife Skills 101

1/24/2018
Emma E.

Attended: Knife Skills 101


Emma E. gave this class 3 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

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Upcoming Classes at Radical Cooks

Plant-based Meal Planning
Plant-based Meal Planning
Next start date:

Sunday Dec 8th, 12pm - 2:30pm

Sunday Night Supper (Parent & Child)
Sunday Night Supper (Parent & Child)
Next start date:

Sunday Dec 8th, 5pm - 7:30pm

Winter Break Cooking Camp for Kids
Winter Break Cooking Camp for Kids
Next start date:

Monday Jan 6th, 9am - 3pm

Knife Skills 101
Knife Skills 101
Next start date:

Saturday Jan 11th, 10am - 12pm

Soup & Sides
Soup & Sides
Next start date:

Saturday Jan 11th, 2pm - 4pm

Culinary Art & Science
Culinary Art & Science
Next start date:

Thursday Feb 6th, 2:45pm - 3:45pm

Seasonal Eats - For Kids
Seasonal Eats - For Kids
Next start date:

Thursday Apr 2nd, 2:45pm - 3:45pm

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