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What to Cook: Tonight is "A Meal for Changing Season" - online 3.18
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What to Cook: Tonight is "A Meal for Changing Season" - online 3.18


with Shlomit Auciello, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Expand your taste buds and cooking skills with this quick curry stew. It warms us up, along with stuffed chapati flatbread, vegetables and dessrt inspired by the what's available. This menu can easily serve 2, with ingredients fitting into a $17 budget. The recipes and shopping list are supplied after you enroll; watch the cooking demo from the comforts of your kitchen!

Adulting: Life Skills Seminars


with Hannah Robertson and Guests, York Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 20, 2021 at 10 am

Teens and young adults (ages 13 - 25) are invited to join Hannah and her special guests to learn skills in topics that include automotive maintenance and repair (oil change, tire change, topping off fluids), home management (financial literacy, basic first aid, sewing), cooking (basic recipes, staples, healthy eating), gardening (flowers, veggies, fruit trees), and politics (local, state, federal, how they work, how to participate).

Adulting: Life Skills Seminars are FREE of charge and held monthly on a Saturday, from 10 - 11:30 AM, at the Acton Public Library (35 H Rd, Acton, ME) and virtually (via Zoom).

Delicious Dessert Bars


with JoAnne Wood, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 20, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

We’ll be making two of JoAnne’s favorite dessert bars in this live, online class: Tangy lemon crumble bars and browned butter frosted pumpkin bars.

Upon registration we will email the ingredient list so that you can cook along with JoAnne if you wish.

Please note that this is an online class. The instructor will send out a Zoom link closer to the start date so you can access the class. If you are new to Zoom and need assistance, please contact Martie Crone at or call 288-4703 at least a day or so before the class begins.

JoAnne Wood was born in England, grew up in San Francisco, and comes from a long line of fine British bakers. After graduation from the California Culinary Academy, she worked as a pastry chef in the San Francisco Bay area.  Since moving to Maine in 2000, she has worked as a professional pastry chef, owned a dessert catering company and, for more than 15 years, taught cooking classes.  She has a passion for cooking and baking, and for teaching people of all ages.


Instant Pot: Secrets of a Busy Family


with Margie Genereux, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 22, 2021 at 6 pm
1 additional session on May 10, 2021


This class will be held onsite, face-to-face.

Description: You have an Instant Pot collecting dust under the counter, and it’s time to get a crash course in how to change your life! No need to bring your Instant Pot to class, but feel free if you’d like to do so. Margie will show you how to make several dishes, and will also provide tips, tricks, and resources. Dinner included! (Please advise of any dietary restrictions.)

 scaeculinary     scaemargie

Let’s get Sauced


with Pam and Lynn Sheehan, York Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 22, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Is not being able to go to your favorite restaurant getting to you? We will explore the difference a sauce can make. Your regular old chicken, pasta, and vegetables can become Tai curry chicken, roasted vegetable with peanut sauce, or lemon cream pasta. We will learn to make easy sauces that will dress up any meal. Eating in doesn’t have to be ordinary.

Monday, 6 - 8 PM, Mar 22, $19


H - Easy Plant-Based Cheeze Demo 101 via Zoom


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

Calendar Mar 23, 2021

H - Easy Plant-Based Cheeze Demo 101 via Zoom

In this interactive online Zoom workshop, you’ll learn to make show-stopping, multi-purpose, SIMPLE plant-based cheeses. All cheezes use ingredients you can find at your local grocery store, with little fuss. A Q&A session is offered at the end of the workshop with recipe suggestions; ingredients are provided beforehand so you can make it as we go, if desired. This menu is 100% plant-based and is gluten, soy, and dairy-free.

Cashew Cheezy Sauce

Walnut Parmesan

Flavored Yogurt Cheeze

Artichoke-Spinach Dip

Tuesday, March 23 6 - 7:30 pm

Instructor:  Alicia Randolph, BA, MA, CLO                                              Course fee: $12

Cooking Matters via Zoom Messalonskee W21


with Deborah Barnett, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Mar 24, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 7 weeks

This course is designed for parents or caregivers of young people 19 or less. Cooking Matters offers lessons in meal prep, grocery shopping, food budgeting, and nutrition. You will learn to prepare and plan healthy meals, save money at the grocery store, keep food safe, and be more physically active. Participants will receive a Hannaford gift card to purchase the ingredients for the recipes we discuss at each class. Also you will learn new healthy recipes and how to choose healthy foods. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a gift bag of goodies including a new cookbook. Limit 10 students.

Holy Ravioli


with Madelyn Litz, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Mar 24, 2021 at 6 pm

Learn how to make delicious spinach and cheese ravioli! It’s easy, and it starts with the dough. Your instructor will show you how to achieve the perfect dough to make ravioli. She’ll teach you how to make the filling during class and help you practice assembling these scrumptious little pillows of delight! All students will be provided with some dough so that everyone will have what they need to make their own ravioli to enjoy! Bring a container to take home your heavenly raviolis!

*Lab fee of $10 paid directly to instructor at start of class*

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