Cooking School News for April 2016

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Come enjoy our classes this month. We’re happy to add a few new classes, as well as returning with some all time favorites.

Cooking with Craft Beer

Have your beer and eat it too!

Friday April 15, 6:30 PM
The next best thing to drinking craft beer—is eating it! Beer can bring out and add flavors to all kinds of foods from appetizers, meats, breads and even desserts! In tonight’s “craft beer crawl” we’ll mix it up with an exotic Amazon Xingu beer spicy braised pork belly. Smokey Bamberg sausage stuffed onions cooked in beer. Potato mash with sauerkraut and beer gravy. Tender greens in a “malt” vinaigrette. And a “root beer” ice cream float for dessert!

Cake

American Classics

Sunday April 17, 10 AM
Put away that box mix and learn to make cakes from scratch. Nothing tastes better than home made cake. Put on your aprons, cream the that butter and sugar and get the home made frosting ins and outs. Learn proper measuring and mixing techniques, easy to manage frosting techniques from a trained pastry chef.Old fashion red velvet, lemon sponge cake, devilishly good chocolate layer and the frostings that go with them. Make “Aunt Bea” proud!

Pickling, Preserving & Canning

Saturday April 16, 10 AM
Get yourself into a pickle! Pickling is a magical preservation method and culinary art that not only extends a food’s shelf life and makes vegetables taste delicious and healthy. Pickling is a global phenomenon which has hit new trends in todays foodie community. Every culture has had to find ways of preserving a harvest to be able to get nutrients during times when they were not available.In this class we will explore quick pickling, brining, and hot water canning/processing. Garlicky dilled cucumbers, bright purple pickled beets and cauliflower, sweet and spicy dilly beans, and more. Learn just how easy it is to craft these delicious food items for entertaining and savoring. We’ll taste some in class and you’ll go home with some as well.

Kids Summer Camps

5 half-days Mon-Fri 9:30am-12 Noon – Ages 8-13 only**
Available June through August
Cost $375 per child–includes instruction, food, utensils, lunch notebook with recipes and handouts and an apron to take home.
Camps are filling, so sign up soon!

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