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Cooking Matters for Adults
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Cooking Matters for Adults

Free

with dGenna Ulrich

Calendar Sep 20, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn to cook and shop healthy on a limited budget. Prepare and enjoy a meal in class along with a chef and receive a free bag of groceries and recipe to take home each week. Lesson topics range from knife skills, nutrition, meal planning techniques, as well as hands-on cooking skills. Students will receive a recipe book and other freebies upon completion of the course. Cooking Matters of Maine is a program of the Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine. Their classes and tours are offered statewide in collaboration with Maine SNAP-Ed, which partners with Healthy Maine Partnerships to provide Nutrition Educators to teach the classes and facilitate tours. Limit one person per household. This course is targeted towards New Mainers, low income and those who may participant in programs such as WIC, SNAP, free and reduced lunch program or the Head Start program. dGenna J. Ulrich is the Cooking Matters Course Coordinator and Instructor for Cooking Matters Maine. A three-year resident of Maine, dGenna previously worked in the grocery industry before joining Cooking Matters in Fall 2016. dGenna especially enjoys coming together to make food and learn through the experience of practicing hands-on cooking. Interested candidates MUST contact Gorham Adult Education at 222-1095. 6 classes – Wednesday, 9/20-10/25, 6:00-8:00pm, GMS, No charge

 

Easy Weekday Breakfasts

$28

with JoAnne Wood

Calendar Oct 19, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Breakfast truly is the most important meal, but who has the time? Now you do, with these easy, make-ahead nourishing breakfasts! We’ll be making loaded breakfast burritos, strawberry shortcake overnight oats, freezer friendly sausage and potato frittata breakfast sandwiches, omelets to go and Mason jar blender fruit smoothies. JoAnne Wood was born in England and comes from a long line of fine British bakers. After graduating from the California Culinary Academy, she worked as a pastry chef at fine dining establishments in the San Francisco Bay area. Since moving to Maine, she has worked as a professional pastry chef and owned Dessert, a baking company in Gorham. Thursday, 10/19, 6:30pm-9:00pm, GMS, $28 Please note our policy: Cooking classes require a 5-day cancellation notice as they require the advance purchase of perishable products. No shows and late cancellations will not be refunded.

 

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Festive Dessert Bars

$28

with JoAnne Wood

Calendar Nov 30, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This holiday season, come and get festive and learn all of these delightfully decadent bars: cherry oat streusel bars, spiced pumpkin bars, dark chocolate brownies with four variations to mix things up, lemon cheesecake crumb bars, salted caramel shortbread bars and copycat Starbucks cranberry bliss bars. JoAnne Wood was born in England and comes from a long line of fine British bakers. After graduating from the California Culinary Academy, she worked as a pastry chef at fine dining establishments in the San Francisco Bay area. Since moving to Maine, she has worked as a professional pastry chef and owned Dessert, a baking company in Gorham. Thursday, 11/30, 6:30pm-9:00pm, GMS, $28 Please note our policy: Cooking classes require a 5-day cancellation notice as they require the advance purchase of perishable products. No shows and late cancellations will not be refunded.

 

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Sheet Pan Suppers

$28

with JoAnne Wood

Calendar Sep 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn delicious and quick one-pan meals for busy weeknights that you just pop in the oven and then serve! We will be making chipotle lime chicken fajitas, baked zucchini parmesan, Greek lemon chicken and potatoes, roasted curry shrimp and green beans and honey Dijon pork chops with roasted red bliss potatoes and brussels sprouts. JoAnne Wood was born in England and comes from a long line of fine British bakers. After graduating from the California Culinary Academy, she worked as a pastry chef at fine dining establishments in the San Francisco Bay area. Since moving to Maine, she has worked as a professional pastry chef and owned Dessert, a baking company in Gorham. Thursday, 9/28, 6:30pm-9:00pm, GMS, $28 Please note our policy: Cooking classes require a 5-day cancellation notice as they require the advance purchase of perishable products. No shows and late cancellations will not be refunded.

 

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Vegan 201: Veganizing Family Favorites

$18

with Angela Bell

Calendar Nov 14, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian or a curious omnivore, learning how to take any recipe and make it vegan is a valuable skill to have and it’s completely within your reach. Join Whole Body expert, Angela Bell, as she shows you how to veganize some old family favorite recipes by simply modifying a few ingredients. Students will have the opportunity to participate in the making of a tofu scramble (breakfast recipe) and family favorite, tacos (dinner recipe). Tuesday, 11/14, 6:00-8:00pm, GMS, $18 Please note our policy: Cooking classes require a 5-day cancellation notice as they require the advance purchase of perishable products. No shows and late cancellations will not be refunded.

 





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