Ready to step outside the boxed macaroni and cheese and get cooking for real? Take this series of 4 classes and learn the basics of kitchen terms, knife skills and cooking techniques that every novice cook needs to know. The classes are Tuesdays, September 8 through September 29, 2015, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The location is K-State Research & Extension, Johnson County Office, 11811 S. Sunset Drive, Olathe - Room 1060. To enroll visit www.johnson.ksu.edu or call 913-715-7000. Cost is $50 (includes all 4 classes). This first class is September 8.