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MSAD #11 Adult Education

Personal Enrichment

Chocolate Extravaganza


with Debra Arter

Calendar Apr 2, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Chocolate is good for you!! It's full of antioxidants not to mention flavor that can't be beat. Debra will tell you the history of this important ingredient and guide you through making decadent fudge sauce (perfect gift idea!),white chocolate macadamia nut cookies, and molten lava cakes. Recipes and generous samples guaranteed. We will be able to eat these items warm from the oven with ice cream. Sign up early so you guarantee a spot in this yummy fun class. Bring an apron and a container for your goodies!

Comfort Foods with a Twist!


with Vicki Dill

Calendar Apr 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

There’s nothing better than the classic comfort food after a long day, or even on a cold winter day. This class takes your favorite classic comfort foods and puts a fun spin on them! From macaroni & cheese to grilled cheese and so on, the twists on old favorites will not disappoint! Samples will be available and each student will go home with copies of the recipes to share and make again! A materials fee of $5 is due to the instructor at first class.

Cooking Made Easy For Caregivers-Back Burner Cooking


with Hannah Duncan Tays

Calendar Apr 30, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Some of us choose to become caregivers. Others have care-giving thrust upon them. Come join Maine author Hannah Duncan Tays who wrote the book “Cooking Made Easy For Caregivers-Back Burner Cooking”. She will explain the many reasons why the person in your care doesn’t want to eat or are unable to eat. The author, who trained at Le Cordon Blue in London and worked as a sous-chef, found herself in just this position. Her cookbook offers a variety of soft, simple family dishes. You will learn how to make the struggle at meal time for both the caregiver and diner manageable and enjoyable. Cookbooks will be available to purchase.

Cooking Matters for Parents


with Deborah Barnett

Calendar Apr 25, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn to prepare healthy, delicious food and TASTE it too! Cooking Matters is a FREE hands-on nutrition and cooking class. You will learn cooking tips and techniques, proper food safety, nutrition information to help keep your family healthy, how to stretch your food budget, maximize your resources, tips to get your family to try new foods, and shopping tips! You will also take home the ingredients to re-make the “class meal” again at home. This class is for eligible parents only.

Cooking with Fresh Herbs


with Vicki Dill

Calendar May 20, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Love fresh herbs but never know how much or how little to use? Scared to use the wrong type of herb in your cooking? Fear no more! This class will introduce fresh herbs to your meals with classics like chicken salad with tarragon, and roasted vegetables with rosemary, as well as a delicious light beverage made with mint! Samples will be available and each student will go home with copies of the recipes to share and make again! A materials fee of $5 is due to the instructor at first class.

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Crochet Granny Square


with Samantha Dimmick

Calendar Apr 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

You won’t believe how many things you can do with a granny square! These versatile crochet patterns are the foundation for lots of fun and creative projects. Students will learn how to follow a pattern to create a granny square and how to join squares to create a larger project such as a blanket, tote bag or pillow. Basic knowledge of crochet stitches is required. Bring one crochet hook size 5.5mm, 6.0 mm or 6.5 mm along with two skeins of two coordinating colors.

Crochet Hats & Scarves


with Samantha Dimmick

Calendar Mar 4, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn how to crochet a hat and matching scarf set! This class is beginner friendly but knowledge of basic crochet stitches and/or beginner’s crochet is needed. Choose between two hat and two scarf patterns, including chemo hats, winter hats, infinity scarfs or a traditional scarf. Even learn how to add appliqués to make character hats! You’ll need 3-4 skeins of coordinating medium weight yarn or 2-3 skeins of cotton yarn for chemo caps, plus 3-4 hook sizes. *Refer to yarn label for hook size recommendation and then bring one or two hook sizes smaller and larger.

Daylilies: The Essential Perennial


with Diann Bailey

Calendar May 8, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Oh, but each flower only lasts for one day! True, but there are so many of them, you'll have blooms for weeks on end. Learn why this "perfect perennial" is so popular and how you can add it to your garden or landscape with minimal effort and reasonable cost. We'll cover bloom forms and color patterns along with plant size and growth habits. Learn how to choose healthy plants and how to help them thrive. We'll talk about hybridizers, exhibitions and resources. Best of all, everyone gets a plant to take home! Be careful - daylily gardening can become an addiction!

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