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In The Dough, In The Know


with Debra Arter

Calendar Feb 27, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Who can resist the smell of fresh bread baking? Learn how to mix, knead, proof and shape basic yeast dough. Learn how to create cloverleaf rolls, butter crescents, cinnamon swirls, tea rings, and caramel pecan rolls, whole-wheat rolls and an economical savory braid! You will learn what gluten is really about! Various yeast bread recipes will be shared and discussed. Leave 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 plastic tubs an/or a plastic bag.

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Mozzarella and Ricotta Cheese-Session I


with Diana Mosher

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

If you love cheese, sign up for this one-night hands-on class! Learn to make ricotta and mozzarella cheese without any special tools or pans. Enjoy a tasting session during class and then take home some of your cheeses to enjoy. Students will need to bring 2, one-pint containers to take cheese home. A materials fee of $8.00 is due to the instructor at class.

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Scone Home: A Night of Scone Delights!


with Debra Arter

Calendar Mar 10, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

You do not need to be ET to make a wonderful scone! Have you had flat or tough dry scones? Debra will show you how to make light and tender Chocolate Cherry Scones, Apricot Ginger Scones, Cranberry Orange Scones, Bacon, Cheddar & Chive Scones and 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 your apron and an empty container to store all that you will take home. 

Plan Garden Cook Eat


with Sharon Turner

Calendar Mar 12, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Planning and preparation are essential to the creation of productive, efficient and beautiful vegetable and perennial gardens. The instructor will address the topics of garden design, plant varieties, seed starting, mulching, composting and fertilizing. Organic and "low till" practices and the inclusion of plants attractive to birds, bees, butterflies and other beneficials will be emphasized. This class will include a visit to the instructor's nursery in Washington, ME. 

Yogurt & Granola


with Diana Mosher

Calendar Mar 18, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Granola is so much better when it is topped with yogurt! No special tools or equipment are required for this class in which you will learn how to make super smooth yogurt and delicious, crunchy granola.  Snack on yogurt and granola during class and then bring yours home to enjoy.  Students will need to bring a one pint jar with a tight lid, small cooler which can hold water and a pint jar and a container for granola.  Supply fee of $10 is payable to instructor at class.

Northern Italian Food Night


with Debra Arter

Calendar Mar 19, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In this one night cooking class, we will make three traditional Northern Italian dishes. Deb summered in Florence and longs to share these, easy to prepare, delectable dishes with you. Cacio e Pepe Pie (Spaghetti Pie), Escarole with Italian sausage and white beans, and then close with Italian butterball cookies. Come to class prepared to enjoy dinner and take home what is left to savor the next day. No experience needed. Class is part observation and part participation. Bring tubs to take home samples and all the recipes will be provided.

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Cooking Your Way with EFNEP


with Deborah Barnett

Calendar Mar 30, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Cooking Your Way is a fun interactive series with 3 independent online session and 3 hands on workshops.  Online sessions cover MyPlate, Smart Snacking and Food Safety.  Hands on workshop topics will be creating and sampling healthier recipes, saving money at the grocery store (including a $10 gift card) and increasing daily physical activity.  All EFNEP programs are designed for income eligible adults with children under 18.

Cooking with Fresh Herbs


with Vicki Dill

Calendar Mar 31, 2020 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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