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Pie Crust Made Easy!

$15

with Diana Mosher, MSAD #11 Adult Education

Calendar Nov 18, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Do you have crustophobia? With the right tools, a good recipe and a little knowledge, you can be cured. Our instructor has a background in baking restaurant quality pies, and will share online with you her experience and tips for baking a flaky, tasty crust. We will share a supply list so that you can be ready to make this at home!

*Please provide a current working email address when registering for this course. This class will occur via ZOOM, Google Meets, or WebEx and you will be sent a link prior to the first night of class. The technology requirements for this class are a good internet connection and a tablet, a smartphone, a laptop, or a desktop computer with a microphone and camera.

10 TIPS: Choosing My Plate

Free

with SNAP-Ed Alexis Guy, MSAD #11 Adult Education

Calendar Nov 30, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Want to learn how to eat and prepare healthy foods on a limited budget? Come to this online workshop taught by a trained professional.

This FREE 4-class series will give you skills to shop, cook, and eat nutritious food on a budget. Lessons will be pre-recorded so you can watch them at your convenience, and will be followed by a live Q&A after the last class on 12/21/20 via Zoom for discussions. Lessons focus on building a balanced plate, incorporating more fruits and vegetables into meals and snacks, eating more whole grains, and getting a variety of sources of protein. Each lesson features a recipe demo.

All paticipants will receive a colorful cookbook with 24 healthy, low cost recipes and nutritional tips!

*Please provide a current working email address when registering for this course. This class will occur via ZOOM, Google Meets, or WebEx and you will be sent a link prior to the first night of class. The technology requirements for this class are a good internet connection and a tablet, a smartphone, a laptop, or a desktop computer with a microphone and camera.

Cooking the Tastes of Cajun and Creole 12.2.20
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Cooking the Tastes of Cajun and Creole 12.2.20

$49

with Jordan Benissan, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Have you ever been curious about Cajun and Creole cuisine? It has amazing origins from several cultures. Jordan Benissen of Me Lon Togo recently added these cuisines to his menu to great success. You will learn the history and culture of this food with possible dishes such as Whole Red Snapper with Red Beans and Rice and Jambalaya, Gumbo, Cioppino (a stew which can include lobster, scallops, king crab legs, shrimp, basil, parsley, fennel, oregano, crushed red pepper, shallots, garlic, a vegetable white wine broth with tomato paste and fresh tomatoes), or the classic New Orleans dish, Étouffée.

Holiday Candy Tray

$20

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

Calendar Dec 6, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Online class: Don’t be intimidated by candy making! No candy thermometer needed for this class, so it’s perfect for anyone, including parents and children. We will make a variety of easy but delicious holiday candies such as truffles, caramels, barks, and fudge. Children may join under a parent's registration. A material's list will be sent upon registration.

Instructor Bio: JoAnne Wood has been teaching cooking classes for over 15 years. She graduated from California Culinary Academy and has worked as a pastry chef and owned her own dessert catering business.

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H - Plant-based Cooking Demo

$10

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

Calendar Dec 8, 2020 at 6 pm

Putting it all together - In this interactive online Zoom workshop, you’ll prepare the items below while I guide you in my kitchen. I’ll show you how to make simple, healthy, whole food dishes! A Q&A session is offered at the end of the workshop with recipe suggestions; ingredient list is provided beforehand, so you can make it as we go along. This menu is 100% plant-based and is gluten and soy-free:

 Cashew Crème/Pesto: One of the most versatile crème’s to keep in your fridge. From Alfredo to a low-fat Caulifredo, you’ll love how magical the humble cashew is!

 Pandorable Patty: Possibly the best veggie burger there is, with no weird preservative, only a handful of ingredients, and a delicious texture!

 Bean pasta w/zucchini ribbons: High-protein, whole food pastas are the rage! Add zucchini ribbons and take your health to a new level!

Alicia has offered plant-powered meals since 2007 & has a Masters in Holistic Wellness. She has been teaching healing & nutrition since 2013.

HYPNOSIS FOR CHRONIC PAIN(COMBINED WITH STRESS REDUCTION)

$75

with Amber Cox, Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Dec 9, 2020 at 5:30 pm

A large focus with Amber work is people who suffer chronic pain and the management of the incredible challenges people face. Amber will teach you how to heal your body naturally through hypnosis as well as a few other powerful techniques that you can learn to incorporate into your life. Amber have helped many people alleviate and or lessen the emotional and physical symptoms of chronic pain as well as helped them reduce the amount of opioids they are taking. PLEASE NOTE: Pain is important as it is a signal something is wrong. This couse is specifically for the pain that your medical doctor has said all they can do is help manage it. 

Chinese Appetizers

$44

with Chris Toy, MSAD #40 Adult Education

Students will learn how to make Chinese appetizers as chef Toy shows through step-by-step instruction how to fill and fold wontons, roll your own egg rolls, spring rolls, make your own boiled dumplings, and more. Bonus videos include how to choose and care for a wok and Chinese cleaver.

Chinese Appetizers (Online)

$44

with Chris Toy, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Students will learn how to make Chinese appetizers as chef Toy shows through step-by-step instruction how to fill and fold wontons, roll your own egg rolls, spring rolls, make your own boiled dumplings, and more. Bonus videos include how to choose and care for a wok and Chinese cleaver.

Note: Register for Healthy Steamed Dishes too and save $10. Call 563-2811 to register and save!

Join best selling cookbook author and cooking instructor Chris Toy in his kitchen virtually through private instructional videos and PDFs. There’s no time limit on using the materials. In addition, students can have lifetime unlimited access to Chris via email and phone/text/chat for questions such as shopping, prepping, cooking, tools, and ingredients. Plus, registered students will also receive signed copies of Chris’ new cookbook "Easy Chinese Cookbook: Restaurant Favorites Made Simple!"

 





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