Get tips from Taste of Home Cooking show

Local food, home improvement and health vendors will converge at the Home and Lifestyle Expo and Taste of Home Cooking School on April 9 in Carson City.

The event is sponsored by The Nevada Appeal and The Record-Courier. Attendees will be able to learn new recipes and tips on home improvement from local vendors.

The cooking school is sponsored by Taste of Home magazine, which hosts hundreds of these cooking schools in conjunction with local media outlets around the country each year.

The event will take place at the Capital Christian Event Center, 1600 Snyder Ave., from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

"We're excited to partner with the Taste of Home Cooking Show," said Nevada Appeal Publisher Niki Gladys. "We've seen a huge interest in the show locally and we're proud we're able to bring it to Carson City."

The vendors at the Home and Lifestyle Expo will offer information on everything from real estate to countertops. Markey Daniels, the advertising director for the Nevada Appeal, said about 30 vendors are expected to be at the expo, including NV Energy, Gold's Gym and Capital Glass, as well as about 3,000 attendees.

"This is a big event," Daniels said. "This is a national event."

There are a limited number of VIP tickets left, which includes early entry, preferred seating and a backstage tour of the Taste of Home Cooking School Show.

Also, the $40 VIP ticket includes an autographed Taste of Home Cookbook, additional raffle tickets and entry into the Home and Lifestyle Expo. The cookbook includes more than 1,500 recipes.

General admission tickets for the Taste of Home Cooking School are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Admission to the Home and Life Expo is $2 or free with a food donation, which goes to Food for Thought.

For more information call 882-2111.


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