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Easy and Creative Appetizers

$34

with JoAnne Wood

Calendar Nov 5, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Delicious twists on favorite bites that everyone will love!

*Baked mini egg rolls

*Smoky creole deviled eggs

*Jalapeno popper dip

*Cheeseburger sliders on crispy potato slices

*Water chestnut rumaki

JoAnne is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. Since moving to Maine, she has worked as a professional pastry chef and owned a dessert catering company, as well as teaching cooking classes. Her classes are designed to be hands-on but are also perfect for those who may wish to just observe. The class always makes every item listed and everyone gets to sample. JoAnne advises students not to eat dinner before coming to class because there is so much food! Each student will receive a full print-out recipe packet to take home!

 

Hearty Soups and Breads

$34

with JoAnne Wood

Calendar Oct 11, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

As fall approaches, we’ll learn the basics for making great soups, plus make these hearty, soul satisfying recipes and easy breads to go with them:

*Chicken pot pie stew with pie crust dippers

*Broccoli cheddar soup with black pepper biscuits

*Stuffed pepper soup with savory apple cheddar scones

*Instant pot curried lentil and butternut soup with garlic naan

Makeup class (if needed) 10/18/18.

JoAnne is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. Since moving to Maine, she has worked as a professional pastry chef and owned a dessert catering company, as well as teaching cooking classes. Her classes are designed to be hands-on but are also perfect for those who may wish to just observe. The class always makes every item listed and everyone gets to sample. JoAnne advises students not to eat dinner before coming to class because there is so much food! Each student will receive a full print-out recipe packet to take home!

 

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Main Course Salads

$34

with JoAnne Wood

Calendar Oct 22, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Who says salads need to be just a side dish? These main course salads are made to satisfy:

*Spicy chipotle chicken taco salad

*Greens, apple, candied walnut and blue cheese salad

*Butternut, kale, and Israeli couscous salad with cherry vinaigrette

*Chicken satay noodle salad with creamy coconut-peanut dressing

Makeup class (if needed) 10/29/18.

JoAnne is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. Since moving to Maine, she has worked as a professional pastry chef and owned a dessert catering company, as well as teaching cooking classes. Her classes are designed to be hands-on but are also perfect for those who may wish to just observe. The class always makes every item listed and everyone gets to sample. JoAnne advises students not to eat dinner before coming to class because there is so much food! Each student will receive a full print-out recipe packet to take home!

 

Plant-based Cooking for Health

$20

with Marc Blanchette

Calendar Oct 4, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Five years ago, Marc Blanchette began his transition to a plant-based lifestyle during his 184 lb. weight loss. He has continued to maintain his health and weight with exercise and a diet of grains, fruits, beans, legumes and vegetables. In this class, he will share his story and experience through this journey. Marc will teach the steps that he took to find better health through the power of a plant-based lifestyle. The class is designed to show how simple and affordable this way of cooking and eating can be, dispel the myths, break stereotypes and equip participants with the tools and resources needed to be successful. There will be cooking demos, food to sample, easily prepared recipes to share, local shopping tips and group support. Makeup class (if needed) 11/01/18.

Through the study of plant-based nutrition, education, seminars and years of cooking in his own kitchen, Marc has become an accomplished cook and is willing to share his knowledge of whole food, plant-based cooking. Now retired, he is also Ellsworth City Council Chairman.

 

Full Course

Sunday Brunch for a Crowd

$34

with JoAnne Wood

Calendar Nov 15, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Host your own Sunday brunch and impress family and friends with these delicious dishes:

*Cinnamon sugar pumpkin donuts

*Candied praline bacon

*Crustless veggie quiche

*3-potato hash

*Cheesecake stuffed strawberries

Makeup class (if needed) 11/29/18.

JoAnne is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. Since moving to Maine, she has worked as a professional pastry chef and owned a dessert catering company, as well as teaching cooking classes. Her classes are designed to be hands-on but are also perfect for those who may wish to just observe. The class always makes every item listed and everyone gets to sample. JoAnne advises students not to eat dinner before coming to class because there is so much food! Each student will receive a full print-out recipe packet to take home!

 

Sweet Holiday Baking Workshop

$34

with JoAnne Wood

Calendar Dec 6, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

What’s better than sweet, decadent treats from the kitchen? You’ll want to make and enjoy these goodies at home or give them as holiday gifts!

*Warm gingerbread with lemon curd

*Eggnog truffles

*Double chocolate pistachio biscotti

*Viennese crescents

*Raspberry thumbprints

*Peppermint hot chocolate

Makeup class (if needed) 12/13/18.

JoAnne is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. Since moving to Maine, she has worked as a professional pastry chef and owned a dessert catering company, as well as teaching cooking classes. Her classes are designed to be hands-on but are also perfect for those who may wish to just observe. The class always makes every item listed and everyone gets to sample. JoAnne advises students not to eat dinner before coming to class because there is so much food! Each student will receive a full print-out recipe packet to take home!

 





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