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Vegan Test Kitchen: Breakfast Pastry Nirvana

$30

with Jinger Howell

Calendar Oct 14, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Lazy weekend mornings gift us with the perfect opportunity put aside that box of cereal, peanut butter toast, or bowl of oatmeal and make something exceptionally yummy for breakfast. And make them without any animal products - no milk, no eggs. We will do this using plant-based milk, aquafaba, vegan butter, and tofu to create some truly scrumptious breakfast goodies, using organic ingredients as available. Join Jinger and learn to make one-hour cinnamon rolls, glazed cranberry orange scones, and blueberry coffee cake with a streusel topping. And to counteract all that sweetness you’ll enjoy a tofu scramble full of vegetable goodness. No discounts.

Scone Home: A Night of Scone Delights

$40

with Deb Arter

Calendar Oct 28, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

You do not need to be ET to make a wonderful scone! If you've had flat or tough and dry scones, this might be just the class you have been waiting to attend. Debra will show you step-by-step how to make light and tender Chocolate Cherry Scones, Apricot Ginger Scones and Bacon, Cheddar, Chive Scones, as well as Basic Scones. This class will be participatory and samples of all items will be tasted and the rest divided among the class. Remember to bring a container to take home samples. Class size limited. Cost of the course includes $10 material fee. No experience necessary. No discounts.

Full Course

Pies and Tarts Oh My!

$40

with Deb Arter

Calendar Nov 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you suffered through pastry mishaps or despaired over runny pie filling? Let Debra help you with that. In one evening, we will make a standard two-crust Apple Pie that will get rave reviews every time you make it, as well as a fresh fruit tart that is sure to please. Hands-on time with instruction, recipes, tips and liberal tasting opportunities assure that this is a class you won’t want to miss. Be sure to bring a plastic tub to take home samples, as well as an apron and your favorite rolling pin that has been gathering dust in the closet! Class size limited. $10 material fee included. No discounts.

Will run

In the Dough, In the Know

$40

with Deb Arter

Calendar Nov 30, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Who can resist the smell of fresh bread baking? You will learn how to mix, knead, proof and shape basic yeast dough. Participants will learn how to create cloverleaf rolls, butter crescents, cinnamon swirls, tea rings and whole-wheat rolls as well as an economical savory braid that comes together quickly. Various yeast bread recipes will be shared and discussed. Each student will go home with a basket of yummy warm samples. Bring an apron, rolling pin, cutting board and two plastic tubs to fill and take home. Winter in Maine is made for an activity like this! $10 material fee included. No discounts.

Will run

In the Dough, In the Know

$40

with Deb Arter

Calendar Dec 2, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Who can resist the smell of fresh bread baking? You will learn how to mix, knead, proof and shape basic yeast dough. Participants will learn how to create cloverleaf rolls, butter crescents, cinnamon swirls, tea rings and whole-wheat rolls as well as an economical savory braid that comes together quickly. Various yeast bread recipes will be shared and discussed. Each student will go home with a basket of yummy warm samples. Bring an apron, rolling pin, cutting board and two plastic tubs to fill and take home. Winter in Maine is made for an activity like this! $10 material fee included. No discounts.

Full Course




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