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ISSS Hungry Huskies Cook With Ruth

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
4:00pm – 5:30pm


Join ISSS staff and long time ISSS volunteer and friend Ruth Hartunian-Alumbaugh for an intro to cooking! Ruth is a music therapist, international student friend and part of ICF on campus, food writer for the local newspaper (Raving and Cravings on Facebook), music teacher, educator, world traveler and food enthusiast.

Every other Wednesday, Ruth will teach a class about food of all kinds, cultures, and flavors - see schedule below. Ruth will provide the recipes and demo the cooking tools and techniques via WebEx. Please send questions/comments and recipe requests to

SCHEDULE *March 10- Meet Ruth! Learn about essential kitchen tools and things cooks will need to create what we will make in class. We’ll cook with some prepared foods and learn some kitchen “cheats” and substitutions.

*March 24- Fast Food Ideas: Microwave and non-cooking ways to feed yourself. Quick ideas for busy students! Where to shop in the UConn area. Where to go to eat in the area.

*April 7- Eating with and without meat: simple and easy things you can do to bring joy to your plate. Featuring Armenian Rice!

*April 21- Student Choice Week. Ruth will choose some dishes from the recipes that YOU have requested this semester.

How to join:

Meeting link:

Meeting number: 120 620 0539

Password: hungry


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