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Owens culinary class offers night of desserts

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    An assortment of chocolate truffles at the Owens event.

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    From the 'Evening of Chocolate,' Owens students, from left, are Linzy Packard, Jerilyn St. Clair, Shelbie Pinkelman, and Amber Simmet.

    Seth Foley/Owens Community College

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From the 'Evening of Chocolate,' Owens students, from left, are Linzy Packard, Jerilyn St. Clair, Shelbie Pinkelman, and Amber Simmet.

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Sweets galore were available to the public recently as Owens Community College culinary arts students put on a baking and pastry extravaganza.

During the “Evening of Chocolate” in Owens terrace View Cafe, the Baking and Pastry II class had offerings of Parisian macaroon cookies, chocolate cake pops, candy cane bark, hazelnut ice cream with brownie, white chocolate pistachio cookies, an assortment of chocolate truffles and chocolate with dipping pretzels, marsh mellow and strawberries.

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An assortment of chocolate truffles at the Owens event.

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The students displaying their talents were Shelbie Pinkelman of Metamora, Jerilyn St. Clair of Swanton, Amber Simmet of Delphos, and Linzy Packard of Bowling Green.

The class, taught by instructor Kelly Wolfe, teaches the examination of taste, baking and pastry techniques, ingredients and spices, as well as recipe research, recipe production for consumption, recipe evaluation, and cost analysis.

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