Omnivore - 'Everything's better with bacon'

Chef Ford Fry of JCT Kitchen to conduct cooking class for the Atlanta Community Food Bank

The latest cycle of "Simple Abundance," a series of cooking classes to benefit the Atlanta Community Food Bank, will begin this Monday, Jan. 26, at Cook's Warehouse in Midtown.

The class, scheduled 7-9 p.m., will feature Chef Ford Fry of JCT Kitchen. His class is entitled "It's

All about Bacon":

__It's All About Bacon
Chef Ford Fry of JCT Kitchen

The Cook's Warehouse - Midtown

($55, 7-9 p.m. Demonstration & Tasting)

This class is for all the bacon lovers out there. After all, everything's better with bacon, right? Chef Fry brings his popular Southern farmstead cooking to Simple Abundance with a menu of Crispy Braised Bacon "BLT" with apple butter and brioche; Alan Benton's Bacon-Wrapped Sea Scallop with arugula salad, caramel corn and spiced peanuts and Georgia apple vinaigrette; Sheep's Milk Ricotta Dumplings with grilled JCT cured bacon, brown butter and crispy sage. Evening includes wine tastings and a chance to win tasty door prizes provided by Atlanta Beverage, Bella Cucina Artful Foods, Cabot Cheese and Via Elisa Authentic Fresh Pasta.

Location: The Cook's Warehouse - Midtown: 549-1 Amsterdam Avenue, Atlanta GA 30306

Consult the Food Bank's website for more information about classes and to register.__