Instead of shaving cartilage, Minneapolis orthopedic surgeon Bill Lundberg is scraping rosemary-infused bread dough off the sides of a bowl, preparing to let the flesh-colored mass rise. Next, he pushes homemade pasta tinted with squid ink through a machine and hangs the strips to dry on a plastic hanger.

Lundberg is among participants in a weekend "Nova Scotia Seafood Cooking School". 

They range from Lundberg, who organized a try-something-new 18th-wedding-anniversary surprise for his wife, Lisa, to a honeymooner hoping to expand his repertoire beyond grilling steaks, to a woman and her kitchen-savvy husband on a third cooking getaway.

They're typical of vacationers lapping up an expanding menu of culinary trips worldwide — from demonstrations by resort chefs, to weekend schools mixing lessons with massage, to academies that put students to work from morning to night.

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Would you go on a culinary vacation?
Instead of shaving cartilage, Minneapolis orthopedic surgeon Bill Lundberg is scraping rosemary-infused bread dough off the sides of a bowl, preparing to let the flesh-colored mass rise. Next, he pushes homemade pasta tinted with squid ink through a machine and hangs the strips to dry on a plastic hanger.

Lundberg is among participants in a weekend "Nova Scotia Seafood Cooking School".

They range from Lundberg, who organized a try-something-new 18th-wedding-anniversary surprise for his wife, Lisa, to a honeymooner hoping to expand his repertoire beyond grilling steaks, to a woman and her kitchen-savvy husband on a third cooking getaway.

They're typical of vacationers lapping up an expanding menu of culinary trips worldwide — from demonstrations by resort chefs, to weekend schools mixing lessons with massage, to academies that put students to work from morning to night.

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4 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Friday 7/9/10 - 3:19:34 PM EST (GMT-5)
Oh cool!
4 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Friday 7/9/10 - 4:58:42 PM EST (GMT-5)
No. I love food, but I want it made for me. I don't care to learn to cook, and I certainly wouldn't waste vacation time trying.
4 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Saturday 7/10/10 - 3:59:41 AM EST (GMT-5)
hmmm... it could be nice.

Cooking classes through my school are about $975 less, though, and much longer. I think I'll just stick to those for now.
4 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Saturday 7/10/10 - 12:21:51 PM EST (GMT-5)
f no i hatde cooking
4 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Saturday 7/10/10 - 12:21:54 PM EST (GMT-5)
just to go and eat stuff? Maybe if i were a big fat guy.
4 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Saturday 7/10/10 - 12:59:10 PM EST (GMT-5)
I'd rather just go on a cruise.
3 yrs ago, 5 mos ago - Monday 3/14/11 - 11:48:37 PM EST (GMT-5)
No, too much work on vacation.



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