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All Things German: Schnitzel Anyone?

$40

with Deb Arter

Calendar Oct 29, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

If your mouth waters when you hear schnitzel, spaetzle and strudel then pay attention! We will prepare various schnitzels with side dishes, make a quick version of apfelstrudel and, of course, practice making plain and cheese spaetzle. All recipes provided and generous sample will be shared by all. Bring your meat mallets and steak knives to class. $10 material fee included in price of the class. No discounts.

Asian Holiday Appetizers

$40

with Chris Toy

Calendar Dec 5, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

If you have company coming for the holidays or you need something impressive to take for that special potluck, Chris has it covered! We’ll have our own pre-holiday party with crispy fried shrimp wontons with homemade duck sauce, mini egg rolls, teriyaki party wings, and cold spicy sesame noodles. YUM! Bring your containers in case there’s anything to bring home. Food fee included. No discounts.

Full Course

Forget Your Forks: International Flat Breads!

$40

with Chris Toy

Calendar Oct 9, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Throughout history, many cultures had foods that can be classified as flatbread. Using flour, water and salt, these simple breads prove it’s truly fine (not to mention delicious) to eat with your hands. Whether used to sop up sauce, roll up wraps or dab on dips, flatbreads are a blank canvas for cooks around the world. Join Chris to make Greek Pita, Indian Naan, Mexican Tortillas, and Navajo Fry Bread then create simple fillings and eat ‘em up! Bring your containers in case there’s anything to bring home. Food fee included. No discounts.

Full Course

Get Stuffed with Stuffed Pasta

$40

with Chris Toy

Calendar Nov 7, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

It looks impressively complicated but filled pasta is actually very easy to make. Chris will teach you how to make great pasta dough every time with delicious and simple fillings. Take the dough, take the fillings and create ravioli and tortellini pasta. Top with a simple sauce before sitting down together to enjoy your creations. Bring your containers in case there’s anything to bring home. Food fee included. No discounts.

Full Course

In the Dough, In the Know

$40

with Deb Arter

Calendar Oct 16, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Who can resist the smell of fresh bread baking? In this one-night class we 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. You will learn what gluten is all about! Various yeast bread recipes will be shared and discussed. Each student will go home with a basket of yummy warm samples. All baking levels are welcome for this hands-on class. Bring an apron, rolling pin, cutting board and a plastic tub to fill and take home. Debra Arter learned how to bake and shape from her Home Ec. teacher/mother in Minnesota. She participates in cooking contests regularly and her loaves of bread often get blue ribbons at the Topsham and Union Fairs. Her enthusiasm for food and fun is contagious. Winter in Maine is made for an activity like this. $10 material fee included in price of class. No discounts.

Full Course

No Meat Please: Meatless Mondays & Delectable Eating

$45

with Sara Cromwell

Calendar Sep 25, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Meatless Monday is an international campaign that encourages people to avoid eating meat on Mondays to improve their health and the health of the planet. We are here to help you figure out creative and delicious ways to be part of the movement. Join Sara as she introduces healthy vegetarian recipes including vegetarian tacos, best bean burgers, vegetarian pasta recipes, and more meatless meals. With so many tasty, hearty vegetarian options, it's never been easier to skip the meat for a day or two. These vegetarian mains are filling and quick enough to get on the table on busy nights. Cost includes $10 food fee. No discounts.

No Meat, Please Part II

$45

with Sara Cromwell

Calendar Oct 9, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Date change from catalog...now October 9

For those who have taken the No Meat, Please course previously, here’s a follow-up with more options and recipes to expand your menus. Join Sara in cooking meatless meals that help your wallet, your health as well as the planet. Food fee of $10 included in price. No discounts.

Pastability

$40

with Deb Arter

Calendar Nov 6, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Stuck in a Mac and Cheese rut? If so, you are in for a surprise in this one-night class where pasta is revealed as the star it can be! We will learn about and taste varieties of pasta and correct preparation. We will make Pasta Pancetta, Rotini with Toasted Walnut and Blue Cheese and Chives and easy Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Pesto Bow Ties. Pasta can be transformed into a quick and nutritious meal using much less sodium than commercial products. The cost of the course includes a $10 material fee. Class size is limited. Bring containers to take home samples. Recipes and directions included for all dishes. No discounts.





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