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Cooking - Stretching your Chicken and Improvisational Cooking

$20

with Jeffrey Space

Calendar Next session starts Nov 7, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Do you dislike throwing food away? Don’t like to eat the same thing over and over again? Can’t decide what to make with what’s in your fridge? Then come to this session with Chef Jeff Space and learn how to make 4 meals for 4 with just one chicken as well as how to make something out of nothing. This is a hands-on class and each student will leave with 4 meals to prepare at home for their family. Participants are asked to bring in a list of 10 items that are usually in their pantry and 10 items that are usually in their fridge or freezer. Based on the ingredients of the class, we will create improvisational meals that will WOW your diners! Registration $20, plus $20 for ingredients to be paid to the instructor. 1 night 5:30-8:30 p.m. Class Wed 11/7 CHRHS Rm 231 Chef Jeff Space is currently the Director of Nutritional Services at Pen Bay Medical Center. He is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and has over 30 years of experience in restaurants and food service. Before calling Maine his home, he held positions as a Pastry Chef, Executive Chef, and Personal Chef.

Cooking – The Taste of West Africa

$20

with Jordan Benissan

Calendar Next session starts Oct 22, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Come enjoy the taste of Africa with a Togolese feast! The West African country of Togo has been influenced by many cultures, including French, Italian and German, as well as its own. Join chef, teacher and musician Jordan Benisson for a journey into the culture and foods of Togo. You’ll make dishes such as Gari Fotu (similar to grits, with a sauce including tomato sauce reduction, herbs, peppers, ground smoked shrimp and egg), West African Chicken in Peanut Sauce, fried sweet potato and plantain, and more. The menu will be chosen according to seasonal availability, so please let us know if you have any food allergies when you register. Bring take-home containers. Registration $20, plus $20 for ingredients to be paid to the instructor. 1 night 5:30-8:30 p.m. Class Mon 10/22 CHRHS Rm 231 Jordan Benisson has been cooking for friends and students ever since he arrived in Maine in 1999, and finally realized his dream of opening a restaurant in 2017. Me Lon Togo is located in a distinctive blue and purple historic home on Rt. 1 in Searsport. Jordan also teaches African drumming at Colby College, The Watershed School, and other area schools.

Full Course

Cooking – The Taste of West Africa 11.13.18

$20

with Jordan Benissan

Calendar Next session starts Nov 13, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Come enjoy the taste of Africa with a Togolese feast! The West African country of Togo has been influenced by many cultures, including French, Italian and German, as well as its own. Join chef, teacher and musician Jordan Benisson for a journey into the culture and foods of Togo. You’ll make dishes such as Gari Fotu (similar to grits, with a sauce including tomato sauce reduction, herbs, peppers, ground smoked shrimp and egg), West African Chicken in Peanut Sauce, fried sweet potato and plantain, and more. The menu will be chosen according to seasonal availability, so please let us know if you have any food allergies when you register. Bring take-home containers. Registration $20, plus $20 for ingredients to be paid to the instructor. 1 night 5:30-8:30 p.m. Class Tues 11/13 CHRHS Rm 231 Jordan Benisson has been cooking for friends and students ever since he arrived in Maine in 1999, and finally realized his dream of opening a restaurant in 2017. Me Lon Togo is located in a distinctive blue and purple historic home on Rt. 1 in Searsport. Jordan also teaches African drumming at Colby College, The Watershed School, and other area schools.

Cooking – The Taste of West Africa 11.8.18

$20

with Jordan Benissan

Calendar Next session starts Nov 8, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Come enjoy the taste of Africa with a Togolese feast! The West African country of Togo has been influenced by many cultures, including French, Italian and German, as well as its own. Join chef, teacher and musician Jordan Benisson for a journey into the culture and foods of Togo. You’ll make dishes such as Gari Fotu (similar to grits, with a sauce including tomato sauce reduction, herbs, peppers, ground smoked shrimp and egg), West African Chicken in Peanut Sauce, fried sweet potato and plantain, and more. The menu will be chosen according to seasonal availability, so please let us know if you have any food allergies when you register. Bring take-home containers. Registration $20, plus $20 for ingredients to be paid to the instructor. 1 night 5:30-8:30 p.m. Class Thurs 11/8 CHRHS Rm 231 Jordan Benisson has been cooking for friends and students ever since he arrived in Maine in 1999, and finally realized his dream of opening a restaurant in 2017. Me Lon Togo is located in a distinctive blue and purple historic home on Rt. 1 in Searsport. Jordan also teaches African drumming at Colby College, The Watershed School, and other area schools.

Home Grown Salads Year Round

$20

with Crystal Robinson

Calendar Next session starts Nov 6, 2018 at 5:30 pm

DATE CHANGE This is a hands-on class where you will learn how to grow your own salads at home, year-round, with no artificial lights required. Just imagine being able to pick fresh greens without leaving home! Crystal will pre-soak your seeds for you and provide the planting medium. She will also provide you with detailed instructions and a free Agriscaping Sprouting Guide. You don’t need a lot of space, and no gardening experience is necessary. If there is time and interest, we can also discuss vermiculture composting and fermentation. Bring a shallow container -- a glass pie plate is ideal. Class limited to 10 (observers welcome as space permits) and is suitable for families with children over 5 years of age. Cost for materials is $5 payable on the day of the class. Registration $20, plus $5 for materials to be paid to the instructor. 1 night 5:30-6:30 p.m. Class Tues 10/2 CHRHS Rm 211 Crystal Robinson has been studying agriscaping, a method of creating beautiful, edible landscapes on any size lot. For more information about Agriscaping, request to join the Agriscaping Maine FaceBook Page.

Journey to Health - Scrumptious Soups
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Journey to Health - Scrumptious Soups

$10

with Journey to Health Pen Bay Medical Ctr

Calendar Next session starts Nov 1, 2018 at 5:30 pm

It's November and the chill is back in the air here in Maine. Soup sounds good, doesn't it? Join the Community Health & Wellness staff for this hands-on cooking class where you will learn new recipes for some hearty, healthy soups your whole family will enjoy. Please register for this class directly with Journey to Health at https://journeytohealth.coursestorm.com/ or call 207-921-3950. Registration $10. 1 night 5:30-7:00 p.m. Class Thurs 11/1 CHRHS Rm 231 This class is being offered by Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital’s Journey to Health program.

Magic of Making Mozzarella 11.6.18

$20

with Cathe Morrill

Calendar Next session starts Nov 6, 2018 at 6 pm

Learn the basics of cheese making and then discover the magic of making mozzarella. Together we will create a delicious cheese with a recipe that can be made in 30 minutes and discuss serving ideas for this cheese that you will take home to enjoy with family and friends. Registration $20, plus $10 for ingredients payable to the instructor. 1 night 6:00-8:00 p.m. Class Tues 11/6 CHRHS Rm 231 Cathe Morrill was working as a Senior Vice President with Key Bank when she purchased State of Maine Cheese Company in 1996. The only thing she knew about cheese was that she loved it. She currently is on the board of the Maine Cheese Guild and is immediate past president of the Maine Grocers and Food Producers Association.

Full Course

Pies

$20

with Jan Campbell

Calendar Next session starts Nov 15, 2018 at 5 pm

NEW DATE

Join us for an evening of pie baking. Making pie crust is NOT scary. We will make a savory pie and a dessert pie. This is a hands-on class, so be prepared to get dusty. Please bring a rolling pin, pastry blender if you have one and a pie plate. Registration $20 plus $10 for ingredients to be paid to the instructor. 1 night 5:00-8:00 p.m. Class THURS 11/15 CHRHS Rm 231 Jan Campbell is a native of Rockport and owner of Rockport Automotive. She loves to cook and entertain. A few years ago, she entered a pie baking contest with three entries. There were 30 pies judged and she won 1st prize for her Pumpkin Pecan Pie and 2nd place for her Double Crust Apple Pie.





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