Chicken. Learn how to roast it, broil it, bake it, slather it with mustard sauce or put it in a pie. Those are just some of the fowl treatments offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and again from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave.
The instructor for each three-hour lesson is chef John Bauhs.
The cost is $78 a session, $68 for McLean district residents.
For more information, see "Adult Classes" on http:/
A demonstration and tasting of Iraqi cooking will take place at 2 p.m. May 5 at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Rd., Burke. It features Kay Karim, who lives in Falls Church, is head of the children's department at the Woodrow Wilson Library and has written about Iraqi cooking.
Her recipes are designed to appeal to adventurous eaters and to Americans who want to learn how to fix Iraqi comfort food.
Karim was born in Mosul, Iraq, grew up in Baghdad and immigrated to the United States in 1968.
The session is free. Sign up at 703-644-7333.
-- BOB SAMSOT