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Pies and Tarts, Oh My


with Deb Arter

Calendar May 26, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you suffered through pastry mishaps or despaired over runny pie filling? Let Deb help you with that. In one evening, we will make a standard two-crust Strawberry Rhubarb 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 in price of class. The only eligible discount for this class is the $5.00 promotional code, mention DEB when registering over the phone. 

Make and Can Strawberry Jam!


with Allison Carroll Duffy

Calendar Jun 30, 2022 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

Strawberry season is almost here! And what better way to enjoy these berries than in homemade strawberry jam? Join Allison Carroll Duffy, Master Food Preserver and cookbook author,  for this hands-on workshop, where you’ll learn not only how to make strawberry jam, but also how to can and preserve it--so that you can enjoy it year round! We’ll cover the basics of safe home canning, including proper procedures, techniques, and use of tools and equipment. Then we’ll learn hands-on by making a big batch of strawberry jam, and canning it using the boiling water bath method. There will be plenty of jam to taste, and each participant will go home with a jar of jam to enjoy. A materials fee of $10 included.

Mix Up Your Greens!


with Deborah Walder

Calendar Jul 12, 2022 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Summer is the  best time to experiment with salads. There are so many fun greens to use and so many colorful veggies we can add. And don't forget the fruit. Your summer dinner can not only taste delicious, but it can look wonderful and to top it good for you! Come join this fun participatory workshop to play in the greens and enjoy some summer salad.

Sweet as Honey!


with Sherri Talbot

Calendar Jul 12, 2022 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Interested in cutting white sugar from your diet? Want to give your inner bee a boost? This two hour course will introduce you to how to cook with honey, as well as some of the benefits. Come prepared to taste test an array of items made from this sweet syrup while learning some interesting and weird facts. All participants will receive a mini-cookbook containing a day's worth of meals made with locally sourced ingredients including - of course - honey!

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