Cooking

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Easy Homemade Artisan Bread

Mmm, warm bread on a cold March night might be one of the best things in the world! If you like bread that has a thin crust, a large crumb, full flavor and no kneading required, then you’ll love this class. Your instructor will demonstrate how you can start with a “poolish” that develops overnight in a Dutch oven. Pop it into a hot oven and within a short time you’ll have warm, comforting and delectable artisan bread. Plus, we’ll share some delightful butter spread recipes that you’ll get to taste in class. Workshop fee includes all food items, recipes and tasting samples.

Wednesday * 3/13/19 * 6-8 pm * $25 (member) $35 (non-member)
Gary Colles * Room: LT-303

 

Fresh from the Garden! Canning Fruit and Vegetables to Enjoy all Year

Want to enjoy those farm fresh fruits and veggies all winter long? Looking to save money and maintain good health year around? Preserving food that is grown or purchased locally at the height of its freshness and flavor is not only economical but also a great way to keep a healthy variety in your diet throughout the year. We’ll spend the first week talking about how to plan a garden whose harvest is easily preserved, and the second week we will demonstrate and discuss all the equipment and steps needed for home water bath and pressure canning and freezing. Don’t miss this chance to learn what your grandparents already knew… farm-fresh and locally grown is best!

Thursdays * 3/14/19-3/21/19 * 6-8 pm * $30 (member) $40 (non-member)
Tammy Morgan * Room: LT-303

 

Cupcakes That Make Sweet Dreams Come True

Decorate heavenly cupcakes that no one can resist by combining creative frostings with gorgeous decorating techniques. Our cupcake-decorating instructor, Boonika, will make you laugh while she walks you through the steps and final touches that will be sure to bring a smile to the sweet tooth in your life. NOTE: All materials are included in your class fee.

Monday * 3/18/19 * 10 am-12 pm * $40 (member) $55 (non-member)
Boonika Herring * Room: LT-303

 

Raised Bed Gardening: Growing Veggies & Herbs for Beginners –NEW

Raised-bed gardening is a great way to grow vegetables — especially if the soil in your area is compacted or has poor drainage. And there’s no bending over to pull weeds or harvest vegetables!

Raised beds take very little space, and in this class we share everything you need to know to plan, plant, care for and harvest a raised bed garden. From soil preparation to the secrets of a high-yielding garden, after this class you’ll be ready for fresh, juicy and delicious veggies right out of your own backyard or patio.

Wednesday * 4/10/19 * 6-8 pm * $25 (member) $35 (non-member)
Linda Whitlock * Room: LT-303

 

Hands-On Artisan Cheese Making: Mozzarella – POPULAR

In this hands-on class, you’ll learn how to take one gallon of milk and make the best mozzarella you have ever tasted! There is no special equipment needed and with 5 simple ingredients, you will never buy store-bought mozzarella again. You’ll leave class with a delicious fresh cheese and you can keep the success of your fabulous Caprese Salad, Margherita pizza and luscious lasagna a secret–only you will know that your homemade cheese makes all the difference in your dishes! Workshop fee includes all food items, recipes and tasting samples.

Wednesday * 4/24/19 * 6-9 pm * $45 (member) $55 (non-member)
Gary Colles * Room: LT-303

 

Gluten Free Living: Tips & Recipes

If you’ve been told to avoid gluten containing foods then you’ve come to realize that it can be a challenge. In this class we’ll share a variety of ideas, resources, restaurants and recipes to help you live a gluten-free life, all while enjoying some tasty samples of gluten-free foods. No longer will you be confused by the need to eat gluten-free, and we’re here to show you how. Workshop fee includes tasting samples, resources and recipes.

Tuesday * April 30 * 6-8 pm * $25 (member) $35 (non-member)
Carrie Palmer * Room: LT-304

 

Summer Fun: Cheese Pairing Party Tips & Ideas – NEW

How many parties have you attended where your dish to pass was a cheese tray? Are you ready to impress your friends with something really different? In this delicious new class, we’ll cover basic cheese styles, and share how to taste cheese—should it be chilled or room temperature? We will show you which pairings will make for a lifetime of cheese friendships—a jam, a chutney, a slice of meat, some spiced nuts or even pickles—really, the possibilities are endless. Join The Cheese Guy for a cheese pairing party and you’ll be the delight of your party guests when you serve them your new cheese pairing combos! Workshop fee includes all food items, recipes and tasting samples.

Tuesday * 5/21/19 * 6-8 pm * $35 (member) $45 (non-member)
Gary Colles * Room: LT-303

 

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