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News - January 21, 2011

Making the cut in cooking class

Teens slice, dice and stir their way through culinary arts at Los Altos High

by Nick Veronin

Patti Fambrini's seventh-period culinary class at Los Altos High School has all the ingredients of a competitive reality cooking show. One student blindly stirs a bowl of sauce to his right while reading an itemized recipe on the counter to his left, mumbling the directions to himself. A girl with her dark hair in a ponytail darts across the kitchen to fetch some herbs and spices. And when the bright-eyed, extremely energetic Fambrini launches into an impassioned lecture, the adolescent cooks all snap their heads toward the sound of her voice.

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