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with Rachael Richards, York Adult Education
This nutty, sweet, flaky Greek pastry is well worth the time and effort. You will see that although there are many steps, this delight is pretty easy to prepare.
with Dorene Vail, Oxford Hills/Nezinscot Adult Education
Learn to decorate sugar cookies with different piping techniques. See how to change up cookie cutters in creative ways.
- Wilton Cake Decorating Set 18 piece or larger- $8.36 at Walmart (or any decorating kit)
- Couplers- 4 count $2.26 at Walmart (2 pkg)
- Disposable piping bags 12" $4.34 at Walmart
- Flat container to take cookies home
- Wash cloth or small towel
- Cookies and icing will be provided
Easter Basket Cookies
with Ellen Lachapelle, Windham/Raymond Adult Education
Think how special those Easter Baskets will be when you add these brightly-colored, hand-decorated-by-you sugar cookies! Ellen will be here sharing her gift of producing beautiful, sweetness-infused unique cookies – and you get to take the credit! Cookies, royal icing, embellishments and more will be provided. You provide the creativity and the love! Please bring a materials fee of $20 payable in cash to the instructor at class.
Grow Your Own Organic Garden!
with MOFGA, RSU 24 Adult Education
Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Join us for an evening-long workshop on how to grow your own garden organically presented by the Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association (MOFGA). We'll talk about the basics of soil, the fundamentals of making and using compost, the principles of crop rotaiton, and how to incorporate green manures to manage nutrients in the garden. Other topics will include basic weed control strategies and cultural methods for dealing with pests. The instructor will be an experienced farmer or gardener from your region. We will even send you home with free seeds! All are welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who want to experiment with new techniques.
Orono - Easter Theme Cupcake Decorating
with Julie Thayer Amber Lingley Owners of The Naked Cupcakery, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership
Join us for a fun evening for an Easter theme decorating venture!
Learn the basics of making a perfect buttercream and how to color frosting, fill a piping bag, and how to pipe with an assortment of piping tips. Learn new and exciting ways to decorate a cupcake using fondant and a few common decorating tips. Bring home your own decorated six-pack of assorted chocolate and vanilla cupcakes!
* If gluten-free is needed, please reserve those ahead of time.
Instructors: Julie Thayer & Amber Lingley, Owners of The Naked Cupcakery
Date: Wednesday, April 5 6-8pm
Cost: $23 Materials: $15 - Paid directly to the Instructor
Cooking Chinese Dumplings 4.6.23
with Nanfei Wang, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education
In this class, you will learn how to make real northeastern Chinese dumplings from scratch, including how to make the dough and the dumplings' fillings using beef, shrimp and vegetables, along with a delicious dipping sauce. Let's have a dumplings dinner party! Great food with cultural significance!
Healthy Dessert Swaps
with Alicia Randolph-Lucchesi, RSU 24 Adult Education
Desserts you can eat for breakfast without feeling guilty. More fruit, healthy fats, loads of fiber and nutrients. In this interactive online workshop, prepare the following 100% plant-based, soy-free recipes at home (or just watch) while I guide you in my kitchen:
- Avocado Mousse with two flavor variations: chocolate and key lime
- Banana Ice Cream
- Black Bean Brownie
It'll amaze you to discover how delicious these recipes are!
A Q&A session is offered at the end with recipe suggestions. She provides an ingredient list beforehand, if you want to make the recipes that night.
Alicia has offered plant-powered meals since 2007 and has a Masters in Holistic Wellness. She has taught cooking demos, live and online wellness courses since 2011.
Needhams - Maine’s Potato Candy Session 1
with Diana Mosher, MSAD 11 Gardiner Area Adult & Community Education (firstname.lastname@example.org) 207-582-3774
If you’re from Maine, you’ve probably heard of needhams - a traditional sweet, covered in chocolate, with a soft coconut and POTATO center! Learn how to make this sweet Maine confection, just in time for the Easter holiday. A supply fee of $6.00 is payable to the instructor at the beginning of the class. Students should bring a flat, 1-pint container to take their treats home.