'American Girl' in the kitchen

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent

Here's a fun combo for youngsters who love cooking and American Girl dolls: Sur La Table at Easton is hosting "American Girl at Sur La Table: Make & Bake French Treats" classes for children, ages 8-12.

The class is designed to students the chance to bake like Grace Thomas, the newest doll from American Girl: She's an avid baker with an entrepreneurial spirit, who is motivated to follow her dream of starting a baking business after an inspiring trip to Paris.

Each two-hour class will begin with the fundamentals: following recipes, measuring, mixing and working safely in the kitchen. Students then learn the secrets to making favorite French pastry treats, including: Apple Tarts, Chocolate Éclairs and Eiffel Tower Cookies. Each student gets to take home an American Girl goodie bag, including an American Girl apron, cookie cutter from Sur La Table, andmore.

Classes will be held on March 22, April 19 and May 17, and cost $39 each. To register, go to http://www.surlatable.com/category/cat1640442/.