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Kettle Cooking

$45

with Patty LeBlanc, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Do you enjoy home cooked meals, but often find that your time is limited? We'll try some great recipe ideas using just one kettle; and we don't mean crockpot! Kettle cooking is an electric pot that is fast and does so many different things with very little clean-up time. Sound too good to be true? You will wonder how you ever got along without this appliance in your kitchen. Guaranteed to be a fun, relaxing evening for all. You won't want to miss this...AND

Kids Cooking
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Kids Cooking

$36

with Patricia LeBlanc, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Kids will learn how to measure ingredients, follow a recipe and prepare basic snacks and meals using a microwave, griddle and kettle.  All supplies are included.  Please let us know if there are any food allergies.  

Great Beginnings for the Holidays

$44

with Sharon Sperry, MSAD #40 Adult Education

Calendar Nov 14, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Hosting a party? Need some great appetizer ideas? Then begin by taking this class! The instructor will show students how to make a variety of appetizers that party guests will love. Learn to make six different appetizers from super easy to a little bit challenging; from meat to seafood to vegetarian. These tasty little treats are sure to impress. Every great party has a great beginning!

Bring a container, just in case there are leftovers. Participants will take home copies of all recipes.

Sharon Sperry is a retired Head of International Schools who has had a passion for cooking her entire life. She’s cooked for ambassadors, kings and, of course, children and their teachers. She invites you to share her enthusiasm for good food enjoyed with family and friends.

Great Beginnings for the Holidays

$44

with Sharon Sperry, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Nov 14, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Hosting a party? Need some great appetizer ideas? Then begin by taking this class! The instructor will show students how to make a variety of appetizers that party guests will love. Learn to make six different appetizers from super easy to a little bit challenging; from meat to seafood to vegetarian. These tasty little treats are sure to impress. Every great party has a great beginning!

Bring a container, just in case there are leftovers. Participants will take home copies of all recipes.

Sharon Sperry is a retired Head of International Schools who has had a passion for cooking her entire life. She’s cooked for ambassadors, kings and, of course, children and their teachers. She invites you to share her enthusiasm for good food enjoyed with family and friends.

Kids in the Kitchen
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Kids in the Kitchen

$8

with Kimberly Nason, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Calendar Nov 14, 2019 at 5:30 pm

In this new parent and child class we will prepare a full meal of an appetizer, entree, and dessert. This is a great opportunity for kids to feel more comfortable and confident in the kitchen. Be prepared to have fun, create, and eat some yummy food!

Material Fee: $25 per adult and child, payable to instructor

Easy Plant Based Cooking Orono

$11

with Alicia Randolph-Lucchesi, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Calendar Nov 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this one night workshop you will

create and take home these seasonal recipes (Gluten Free & Soy-Free) Chickpea Salad-chickpeas, spices, lots of variations! Clean Start Kale Salad-if you're not already a kale lover, you may be at the end of this demo! We will also discuss other bean options and the importance of these proteinpowerhouses. Please bring an apron & container for leftovers. Recipes and Alicia's seasonal eating guide will be included.

 Material fee: $5 (paid directly to instructor)

Mexican Night

$34

with Samantha Gasbarro, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Nov 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Enjoy all the flavors of Mexico while learning specific culinary techniques to increase flavor using spices and herbs.  This class will also teach you how to develop the natural flavor of the ingredients to create a delicious Mexican inspired meal. MENU: Spice-Rubbed Chicken Breast Tacos with Charred Poblanos and Coleslaw, Cilantro Lime and Black Bean Rice, & Mexican Mocha Bars with Kahlua Whipped Cream

Instructor: Samantha Gasbarro

Monday, 11/18, 6:00 – 8:30PM

Location: Windham High School - Room 302

Fee: $34 includes food fee

Samantha Gasbarro is a classically trained chef with a degree in Culinary Nutrition from Johnson & Wales University. She has spent the last 15 years working in a variety of culinary settings from restaurants to working as a personal chef to professional athletes to creating healthy eaters through the local school nutrition program. 

Full Course

Vegetarian Salads and Grains

$25

with Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Calendar Nov 19, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

CULINARY ARTS SERIES WITH

CHEF JAMES LARVIA

We’re pleased to host Chef James Larvia, a graduate of Johnson & Wales School of Culinary Arts with concentrations in sustainability and wellness. He shares his experiences from cooking at Jedediah Hawkins Inn, NY; The Barn, Block Island, RI; Havana in Bar Harbor; and Emilitsa in Portland. Prices for all classes include: food sampling, any leftovers to take home, handout Bring to all classes: apron, cutting board, knife, and a container to bring leftovers home.

VEGETARIAN SALADS AND GRAINS

New! Learn to make Mushroom and Barley Salad, Sweet Potato Salad, and Mexican Quinoa Salad. All of these salads are vegetarian, make great side salads, and can be served hot or cold. 

Tues, 11/19/2019, 5:30 to 7:30 pm $25, Limit: 8





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