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Chocolate Extravaganza

$44

with Debra Arter, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Mar 4, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Nothing says dessert quite like chocolate! In this one night class we will prepare molten lava cakes and white chocolate macadamia nut cookies. You will take home a fudge sauce to die for! Bring your sweet tooth, an empty container or two and a friend for a night of sinful decadence.

We will also learn the history of chocolate and how it was used as currency! Recipes and generous samples of all things we create will be distributed. Laughter and brimming bellies guaranteed!

Debra Arter has been teaching cooking classes to adults for nearly a decade. Her Home Ec. teacher mother instilled in her a love of creative and healthy food preparation. Her love of inspired community building through cooking events is contagious.

Chocolate Extravaganza

$44

with Debra Arter, MSAD #40 Adult Education

Calendar Mar 4, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Nothing says dessert quite like chocolate! In this one night class we will prepare molten lava cakes and white chocolate macadamia nut cookies. You will take home a fudge sauce to die for! Bring your sweet tooth, an empty container or two and a friend for a night of sinful decadence.

We will also learn the history of chocolate and how it was used as currency! Recipes and generous samples of all things we create will be distributed. Laughter and brimming bellies guaranteed!

Debra Arter has been teaching cooking classes to adults for nearly a decade. Her Home Ec. teacher mother instilled in her a love of creative and healthy food preparation. Her love of inspired community building through cooking events is contagious.

Chocolate Extravaganza

$40

with Debra Arter, MSAD #11 Adult Education

Calendar Apr 2, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Chocolate is good for you!! It's full of antioxidants not to mention flavor that can't be beat. Debra will tell you the history of this important ingredient and guide you through making decadent fudge sauce (perfect gift idea!),white chocolate macadamia nut cookies, and molten lava cakes. Recipes and generous samples guaranteed. We will be able to eat these items warm from the oven with ice cream. Sign up early so you guarantee a spot in this yummy fun class. Bring an apron and a container for your goodies!

Classic Cakes

$75

with Cathy Speronis, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 8, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

In this course we will be making delicious, beautiful cakes including Sacher Torte, Black Forest Cake and a Strawberry Dream Cake. We will also make some simple decorations which will make your cakes look like they came from a professional bakery. Wednesdays, 5/8 - 5/22 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. William S. Cohen School Cost: $75 (materials included)

Cocktails from the Garden

$26

with Kate McCarty, Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Calendar May 21, 2019 at 6 pm

Hold on, wait before you plan that garden! Join Maine food writer Kate McCarty, as she discusses the history of alcohol in Maine, the craft distilling movement, and home bartending. She’ll share her tips for incorporating homegrown herbs, fruits, and vegetables into drinks you can make at home. Gets hand-on and make a shrub or simple flavored cocktail syrup to take home, along with handouts and other recipes. Kate is author of “Distilled in Maine: A History of Temperance, Libations and Craft Spirits” and “Portland Food: Culinary Capital of Maine” (see her Fermented Foods: Let’s Make Kimchi” class )

Tues, 5/21/2019, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, $26

Instructor: Kate McCarty, UMaine Ext Master Gardener/Master Food Preserver

Comfort Foods with a Twist!

$10

with Vicki Dill, MSAD #11 Adult Education

Calendar Apr 1, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

There’s nothing better than the classic comfort food after a long day, or even on a cold winter day. This class takes your favorite classic comfort foods and puts a fun spin on them! From macaroni & cheese to grilled cheese and so on, the twists on old favorites will not disappoint! 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.

Cooking Around the World

$40

with Christina Earley, RSU 25 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Mar 19, 2019 at 6 pm

Come join us for four fun nights when we will chop, mix, stir, and eat togehter. We want to explore the world of food with you. Guest instructors will be sharing their country's cuisine. The menus will be as follows: 3/19-Turkey (Turkish meatballs with fried rice). 3/26- France (French onion soup, chicken and mushrooms in a puff pastry, chocolate mousse). 4/2-Australia (Meat patty and Pavlova). 4/9 Japan (Miso soup, yaki soba with chicken, green beans, and Japanese cheesecake). Menus subject to change.  Materials fee: $30 (payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.) 4 Sessions

Cooking Indian Food 3.18.19

$20

with Andrea Barbour, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 4, 2019 at 5:30 pm

NEW ADDED CLASS!

Learn to layer flavors to easily make delicious Indian dishes from your own home. From naan bread & chutney to flavorful curries like Tikka Masala & Rogan Josh. Chef Andrea Barbour will teach how different spices work with different curries & what techniques are used to make each dish robust with the perfect textures & flavors. Materials fee of $15.00 payable to instructor at class. Be sure to bring take-home containers. Andrea Barbour is executive chef for Bay View Collection, a collection of boutique hotels in Camden that include Vintage Room & The View at 16 Bay View. She began cooking in Ohio & moved her way to Maine almost 15 years ago, picking up many different cuisines & flavors along the way. She is trained in Italian, French, & South East Asian cuisine with a passion for anything & everything creative & delicious.

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