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with Jessica Potts, MSAD #37 Adult & Community Education
This class will cover all the basics of cake decorating from base icing, borders and trim, flowers and decorations along with writing. It will give you all the basics for decorating simple cakes at home as well as covering some decorating techniques for cupcakes. This course fee includes a 85 piece cake decorating kit with tips, bags, and other tools (valued at $16.99+).
This class will be led by Jessica Potts who graduated from Narraguagus High School in 2011 and from Lincoln Culinary Institute is 2012 as a Certified Pastry Chef. She has several years of industry experience and is looking forward to starting a decorating course this fall with anyone wanting to join.
Preserving the Harvest
with Kate McCarty, Scarborough Adult Learning Center
Ever wonder how to preserve all those great garden vegetables? This hands-on food preservation workshop teaches the basic steps for canning and freezing. Participants will receive a "Preserving the Harvest" food preservation packet, and will learn recommended methods for safely preserving food, including equipment and processes. You will take home a jar of preserved goods made in class! Please bring a potholder with you to the workshop.
Tour of Italy: Appetizer
with Margie Genereux, Sanford Community Adult Education
Foccacia is a wonderful appetizer, side dish or meal. Join Margie as we make delicious semi-homemade foccacia breads. Many ideas, variations and free online resources will be provided. Bring your appetites! Cost of class includes ingredients fee.
ITALIAN NIGHT OUT
with Ron Armentino, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education
If you love the robust flavors of Italian food, you’ve come to the right place! Join our talented local chef, Ron Armentino, in preparing a complete dinner! Practice your knife skills, find just the right spices, compile ingredients, and assist in preparing a feast. Everyone will get to work for their supper, but it will be well worth it! Coure fee includes registration, materials, and dinner. Please preregister as we need a minimum of 4 people to run the course.
About Ron: From cooking to cars and more, Ron is an avid aficionado of many trades. He regularly cooks for community and family events.
with Stefani Berkey, RSU 24 Adult Education
Thinking about incorporating more plant based eating into your diet?
No preaching, just offering plant food alternatives and how to reimagine recipes with whole food substitutions.
Students will help prepare several recipes to try, and Stefani will show and teach participants how to shop and cook healthier while saving money. Knife skills included. Please bring containers to take home any leftovers.
Stefani Berkey started cooking during college and found her niche! She attended cooking school in Europe and has been cooking and teaching classes in different capacities for over 30 years. She enjoys sharing her knowledge about foods and cooking techniques. For health reasons she switched to plant based eating, and it was the best thing she ever did for herself.
with Chris Toy, Central Lincoln County Adult Education
Fresh noodles in a hot savory broth with tasty toppings. Ramen, the ultimate comfort food. Join bestselling cookbook author and cooking instructor, Chris Toy for an evening of Homemade Ramen. He’ll show you how to make fresh ramen noodles, savory broth, flavorful tare, and succulent toppings for creating your own personalized ramen bowls. There will be options for omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans. Recipes will be selected from his new Easy Ramen Cookbook.
Chris will have copies of all of his cookbooks available for purchase at the class.
NOTE: In order to maintain social distancing class size is limited to six so register early!
Chris Toy is a Stonewall Kitchen Cooking Instructor with a lifelong interest in cooking with an Asian-Downeast fusion flavor.
with Chris Toy, RSU #40 Adult Education
Fresh noodles in a hotsavory broth with tasty toppings.Ramen, the ultimate comfort food.Join bestselling cookbook authorand cooking instructor, Chris Toy foran evening of Homemade Ramen.He’ll show you how to make freshramen noodles, savory broth,flavorful tare, and succulent toppingsfor creating your own personalized ramen bowls. There willbe options for omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans. Recipeswill be selected from his new Easy Ramen Cookbook. Chriswill have copies of all of his cookbooks available for purchaseat the classNOTE: In order to maintain social distancing classsize is limited to six so register early!
How to Ferment (almost) Everything (Drinks)!
with Sam Pike, Winthrop/Monmouth Adult Education
This is a 3 week course that will go through how to ferment a variety of different fermented food and drinks from cultures all over the world, along with a few invented by the instructor, Samuel Pike, himself. Starting with week one you will learn the basics of fermenting and food safety, and how to make Kombucha. Every week after will build on and expand these foundational skills, while also introducing new ones. By the end you will be able to confidently make Kombucha, Water Kefir, Tepache, Kvass, "Wild Sodas", and more!