Friday, October 26, 2012

Hors d'oeuvres Cooking Class with Chef Contos

Holiday Hors d'oeuvres Cooking Class
December 2nd, 10:00 - 12:15 

Don't miss this intimate opportunity to cook with Chef Contos at her home in Essex Junction. Learn how to cook delicious small bites for your next party. Blue Cheese Apricots, Smoky Maple Roasted Nuts, Kofta (meatballs) with Tahini and Pine nuts, Burnt Eggplant Dip with Garlic and Pomegranate Seeds, and Seeded Flatbread with Beets and more!

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Upcoming Class: Discover the World of Flavored Salts

kitchen crafter class: flavored salts
essex junction senior center
december 1   3:00 - 4:00
open to the public/no charge

We're all about decreasing reliance on processed or store-bought food as much as possible and some things may be easily made at home. Discover the world of flavored salts, Tuscan Herb, Roasted Garlic, Celery Salt, Lemon Thyme, Spicy Habanero, Shitake Mushroom,

Monday, October 1, 2012

Perfect Pie Dough To Your Rescue

Why is making pie dough from scratch a frightening task for many? Most likely it has to do with fear from past mistakes like dry dough, dough falling apart when rolling, over working, warm dough, trying healthy recipes... One of my goals as a culinary educator is to encourage you to make your own pie dough from scratch. Yes, you may easily go and purchase low quality dough loaded with artificial ingredients (proof) at the grocery store, but the real reward of baking a pie comes from knowing you made it all from scratch. Up until this