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Cooking Your Way via Zoom Messalonskee April W21

Free

with Deborah Barnett, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Apr 5, 2021 at 10:30 am, runs for 3 weeks

This course is designed for parents or caregivers of young people 19 or less. This is a fun, interactive series with three Zoom Group workshops, and three independent online classes. We will make healthier versions of your family’s favorite recipes. Enroll with a friend and have fun together. Class 1 is Get Cooking and an intro to the independent sessions. Class 2 will cover saving money at the store. Class 3 is about making family favorites with less fat, sugar, salt and increasing daily physical activity. Individual education topics include My Plate, Smart Snacking, and Keeping Your Food Safe. Those completing the course will receive a gift bag. No class Apr. 19. Limit 10 students.

Spring Cleaning Cooking Demo

$15

with Alicia Randolph-Lucchesi, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Apr 7, 2021 at 6 pm

It's time to add lighter veggies to your plate, while still enjoying the comforting mouth-feel of cashew. This menu is 100% plant-based and is soy and dairy-free.

Yummy Rolls-squash filled w/cashew ricotta and topped with sauce

Garden Rotini-pasta,sauce,veggies, cashew ricotta

Baby Greens w/Creme Sauce-so simple you may have this every week!

A Q&A session is offered at the end of the workshop with recipe suggestions; a list of ingredients is provided beforehand so you can make it as we go, if desired. 

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 2013.

Main Course Salads

$45

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

Calendar Apr 10, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Don’t miss this three-part series of live, online classes where we’ll make satisfying, main course salads loaded with delicious ingredients with easy homemade dressings for each. Chicken Taco Salad with Spicy Chipotle Ranch, Field Greens, apple, candied walnut salad with blue cheese and honey balsamic dressing, Chinese chicken salad with crunchy wonton strips and soy-toasted sesame vinaigrette.

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 martie.crone@mdirss.org 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.

Fit for a King - Feasting in Medieval England - online

$43

with Matt Blazek, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Apr 12, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Toss that turkey leg away; let's learn about what kings really would have feasted on in medieval times! We'll talk about some of the most outrageous feasts and foods from Medieval and Tudor England, then learn how to read medieval recipes, adapt them to modern cooking, and make a feast of our own! Due to the nature of historical cooking, recipes may contain nuts and gluten. This class will take place over Zoom due to COVID 19 concerns. A grocery list will be provided; there is no ‘supplies fee’. Shop for the cooking list if you plan to follow along with the Feast demonstrations, if you wish. Due to school vacation, the 2nd class is a week later.

Social Media for Small Business (Combo Class)

$45

with Margie Genereux, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 12, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on May 17, 2021

This class is designed to "flip" from onsite to remote, should we need to close our buildings.

Facebook for Small Business Instagram for Small Business Understanding how to utilize social media to promote your small business is vital in today’s technology-driven world. Join Margie and learn how to harness the power of both Facebook and Instagram to drive your small business (or non-profit).

 

Good For You BBQ

Free

with Hillary Pride, Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 13, 2021 at 5:30 pm

With the days finally getting longer why not fire up the grill and get cooking outside! Join registered dietitian Hillary Pride for a fun and informative class on how to make your upcoming spring and summer BBQs not only tasty, but good for you too! Hillary is a consulting retail dietitian for the Scarborough Hannaford Supermarket where she offers free shopper, associate, and community nutrition education and recipe inspiration. 

April 13, 5:30-6:30 PM

I'll "Cashew" Later

$15

with Alicia Randolph-Lucchesi, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Apr 13, 2021 at 6 pm

In this 100% plant-based/gluten- and soy-free interactive online Zoom workshop, you may prepare the recipes as we go along or just watch while I guide you in my kitchen.

• Cashew Rawcotta: the easiest and most addictive replacement for ricotta—it’s the #1 item I serve to any omnivore and never fails to amaze!

• Cashew Sour Crème: I’ll give you plenty of reasons to never run out of this! From mashed potatoes to topping chimichangas, this is an amazing crème!

• Cashew Ranch dressing: those chemical-laden dressings in the store are a dinosaur. Welcome to a whole food, natural, safe, and delicious dip and dressing!

A Q&A session is offered at the end of the workshop with recipe suggestions; an ingredient list is provided beforehand.

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 2013.

Bread Making

$40

with Marcia Lundy, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 13, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This class is designed to "flip" from onsite to remote, should we need to close our buildings.

Interested in making your own breads?  This class will give you a solid basis for starting your bread-making journey.  We will share several easy bread recipes and show you how to make them.  All recipes are intended to be made within two hours.

Shana&Marcia





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