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Roxbury Preparatory Charter School students learn how to hold a knife
Roxbury Preparatory Charter School students, (from left) Caprice Mitchell-Scott, Adriana Lobo, Cherita Moore, Bria Gadsden and Marquette Velasquez, learn the correct way to hold a knife at Kids Can Cook in Roxbury. (Evan Richman/Globe Staff) Evan Richman/Globe Staff

Kids Can Cook classes feed students' minds as well as their bodies

By Karoline Boehm
Globe Correspondent / April 11, 2007

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"Desiree, you are toasting the spatula!" Carmen, a Roxbury middle school student, is scolding her fellow apprentice in the kitchen of Kids Can Cook. Moments later, executive chef Gail Arnold calls out, "Watch your finger. Watch your finger. Stop. Stop. Stop!" Eight students -- one boy and seven girls -- are standing around a large prep table, knives poised and ... (Full article: 852 words)

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