Introduction to Dutch oven cooking at Washoe Lake State Park on Saturday, August 24

DSC082911 150x150 Introduction to Dutch oven cooking at Washoe Lake State Park on Saturday, August 24WASHOE VALLEY, Nev. Washoe Lake State Park is hosting an introduction to Dutch oven cooking class. Local Dutch oven cooking experts from the Northern Sierra Dutch Oven Group will lead participants in preparing main entrees and desserts such as cobbler and Mississippi Mud Cake. This is a hands-on audience participation program, so bring your apron and be prepared to do some cooking. Pre-registration is required and class is limited to 30 participants. Call 775-687-4319 for reservations.

 WHAT: Introduction to Dutch Oven Cooking

WHEN: Saturday, August 24 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Participants will meet at the Washoe Lake State Park Main Group Reservation Area.WashoeLakeState Park is 18 miles south ofReno and five miles north ofCarson City. Travel on U.S. 395, take the Eastlake Boulevard (Exit 44) and park entrance is on the left.

WHO:  The event is open to the public. Reservation preference will be given to those who have not attended this class before.

COST:  There is no charge for the program, but there is a $ 7.00 per vehicle entry fee. Nevada residents receive a $ 2.00 discount.             

CONTACT: Contact park staff at 775-687-4319 for further information and pre-registration.

MORE: Pre-registration is required and class is limited to 30 participants. Call early because this program fills quickly.  Note: Preference will be given to those who have not attended this class before.

The Nevada Division of State Parks plans, develops and maintains a system of parks and recreation areas for the use and enjoyment of more than 3.3 million visitors a year. The division was established in 1963 by the Nevada Legislature to form a new state park agency within the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The division manages and maintains 23 parks, historic sites and recreation areas in Nevada