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Cooking With BoomerTECH Adventures

$2999

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2022

In this course, BoomerTECHAdventures guides Chris, Jill, and Ed share their love of cooking and enjoyment for lots of different types of foods. You will learn how to prepare several tasty stirfries using traditional Chinese flavorings, make fresh pasta, turn leftover sweetpotato into gnocchi, stir up a great fried rice, and give ramen soup a delicious upgrade. In addition, discover an easy way to make your own pita pockets, flatbreads, and tortillas. Plus, you will see a way to combine the benefits of cooking on cast iron with your love of grilling. We haven’t forgotten dessert! Who can resist a delectable chocolate brownie torte or apple pie?

Begins: Upon Registration

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Class access available until June 30, 2023

BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Cooking with BoomerTECH Adventures

$38

with BoomerTECH Adventures, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Jan 1, 2023

In this course, BoomerTECH Adventures guides (Chris, Jill, and Ed) share their love of cooking and enjoyment for lots of different types of foods. You will learn how to prepare several tasty stir fries using traditional Chinese flavorings, make fresh pasta, turn leftover sweet potato into gnocchi, stir up a great fried rice, and give ramen soup a delicious upgrade. In addition, discover an easy way to make your own pita pockets, flat breads, and tortillas. Plus, you will see a way to combine the benefits of cooking on cast iron with your love of grilling. We haven’t forgotten dessert! Who can resist a delectable chocolate, brownie torte or apple pie?

Will run

Cooking With BoomerTECH Adventures

$35

with BoomerTECH Adventures, Winthrop/Monmouth Adult Education

Calendar Jan 2, 2023

In this course, BoomerTECH Adventures guides Chris, Jill, and Ed share their love of cooking and enjoyment for lots of different types of foods. You will learn how to prepare several tasty stir fries using traditional Chinese flavorings, make fresh pasta, turn leftover sweet potato into gnocchi, stir up a great fried rice, and give ramen soup a delicious upgrade. In addition, discover an easy way to make your own pita pockets, flat breads, and tortillas. Plus, you will see a way to combine the benefits of cooking on cast iron with your love of grilling. We haven"t forgotten dessert! Who can resist a delectable chocolate brownie torte or apple pie?

BoomerTECH Adventures courses are developed by Jill Spencer, Ed Brazee, and Chris Toy, all Maine educators.

Cooking with BoomerTECH Adventures

$29

with BoomerTECH, Gray-New Gloucester Adult Education

Calendar Jan 3, 2023

In this course, BoomerTECH Adventures guides Chris, Jill, and Ed share their love of cooking and enjoyment for lots of different types of foods. You will learn how to prepare several tasty stir fries using traditional Chinese flavorings, make fresh pasta, turn leftover sweet potato into gnocchi, stir up a great fried rice, and give ramen soup a delicious upgrade. In addition, discover an easy way to make your own pita pockets, flat breads, and tortillas. Plus, you will see a way to combine the benefits of cooking on cast iron with your love of grilling. We haven’t forgotten dessert! Who can resist a delectable chocolate brownie torte or apple pie?

Will run

Cooking with BoomerTech

$39

with BoomerTECH Adventures (BTA), Augusta Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 17, 2023

In this course, Instuctors Chris, Jill and Ed share their love of coking and different types of food.

Learn how to prepare several testy stir fries using traditional Chinese flavorings, make fresh pasta, discover an easy way to make bread items, combine the benefits of cast iron cooking and grilling! Desserts galore!

BoomerTech Adventures offers fully asynchronous online courses students can complete on their own time and at their own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions for using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles).

Tech requirements for each course are a strong internet connection (or access to one) and a computer or tablet. Classes are offered on-demand, self-paced. 

Secrets of the Caterer
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Secrets of the Caterer

$100

with Ed2Go Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 18, 2023

Catering is a business that has become very popular, especially for those who love to cook and plan parties. From weddings, to showers, to business parties, catering is a home-based business that gives the caterer an exciting and creative career.

In this introductory course, you will learn how to put your cooking and party planning skills to work. Learn the fundamentals of the catering business, how to cook for large crowds, organize your kitchen, manage your time, and work with clients. The course focuses on cooking skills every caterer needs, with an introduction to the business side of catering. You'll also receive many unique and tested recipes that you can use to jump-start your business. Build your catering skills and begin a new and exciting career today.

For more information or to register please click the link.

Transformation 101
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Transformation 101

$59

with Alicia Randolph-Lucchesi, RSU 24 Adult Education

Give me 4 weeks and you’ll learn to align your mind, body, and spirit. If you suffer from health conditions, you can reduce inflammation with the same diet that reduces plaque in the arteries, reverses diabetes, eliminates constipation, and eases skin conditions.

We’ll also discuss safe supplementation and eating a varied diet of nuts, seeds, fruits, vegetables, and grains, so you can forget about taking most vitamins! You’ll learn Empowerment, if “it” works for you as an individual, continue to have it… if not, reduce or eliminate it. You will  learn to exercise what works best for you, not what societyor the latest trend says.

Week 1  The importance of sleep, exercise, meditation, focusing on our senses

Week 2  Time management, cacro/micro nutrients, food myths, portion control

Week 3  Clean foods, herbs & spices, reading labels, shopping & prepping for success

Week 4  Fad DIEts, digestion, chewing, snacking

Cooking Matters

Free

with Healthy Acadia, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 25, 2023 at 3 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Join us for "Cooking Matters," a no-cost cooking class series offered in partnership with Healthy Acadia and Maine SNAP-Ed. In this class, participants will learn cooking tips and techniques, tips for proper food safety and storage, nutrition info to keep your family healthy, ways to stretch food and maximize your resources, tips to get your family to try new foods, and smart shopping tips. You will receive a bag of FREE groceries each week to prepare one of the lesson's recipes at home. Graduation certificate, recipe book, and other free resources will be provided upon course completion.

*No class 2/15 or 2/22.

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