Tag Archives: cooking

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  • Sat., March 28, 2020
    10:00am - 12:00pm

This class is cancelled due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and in adherence to our government’s health and safety guidelines. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Check out the next Knife Skills class scheduled for May 28. Better Knife skills will improve your cooking beyond measure. There’s so much more than just slicing and dicing, and with proper knife techniques, prepping will be easier and quicker. In this hands on class, you’ll learn the basics, plus simple and beautiful garnishes. Learn how to choose a good knife without spending a fortune, and how to keep your knives sharp and well cared for. You’ll leave with recipes and a bounty of chopped produce ready to turn into dinners for the week. Please bring a chef’s knife, a paring knife and a cutting board to class.

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  • Thu., March 26, 2020
    6:00pm - 8:30pm

This class is cancelled due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and in adherence to our government’s health and safety guidelines. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Tiger Eye, Peruano, Orca, Anasazi, and Arikara are just a few of the hundreds of heirloom bean varieties. Healthy, sustainable, and socially responsible, heirloom beans are available in any season. Knowing which beans to pick and how to cook them can make an old bean recipe shine. In this demonstration class, we will explore the myriad types of heirloom beans that are available and learn how to use them in cooking. We will taste a variety of heirlooms and talk about history, flavor, and recipes. Participants will learn how to use heirlooms to dress up baked beans, hummus, soups, and bean dips, and learn new recipes to showcase some of the beautiful varieties available locally. Each participant will make a jar of bean soup to take and cook at home.

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  • Thu., February 27, 2020
    6:00pm - 8:30pm

This class is cancelled due to low enrollment. Making your own jelly gives you access to all kinds of flavors you can’t buy. Jelly can be sweet or savory as a marinade and rub. In this hands-on class, we will use seasonal fruit to prepare a simple jelly recipe. We’ll cover the basics of making jelly at home and talk about both sweet and savory jellies: selecting and preparing the fruit, making the juice, preparing and filling the jars, and processing. Each participant will leave with their own half pint of jelly and the confidence to make more at home.

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  • Sat., February 22, 2020
    9:30am - 11:30am

Harvest, cook and share a meal together using farm fresh, organic produce grown at the American River Ranch. Families will build community and connect with each other while sharing stories and making a hearty soup from scratch. This program is designed for youth (ages 5 through 18) and accompanying adults.

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  • Thu., January 30, 2020
    6:00pm - 8:00pm

Getting through the winter requires comfort food, and our flu-season resistance requires produce with loads of nutrients. Soup gives us both. Plus, it’s so easy to make your own that you don’t need a recipe so much as a method and fresh, high-value ingredients. Step away from the sodium laden products in cans and see how easy it is to use fresh ingredients. Produce with a Purpose classes offer helpful nutrition information and a cooking demonstration. The recipes are always, super-easy, madly tasty, and secretly healthy.

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  • Sat., January 18, 2020
    10:00am - 12:00pm

Chilly weather calls for comfort foods gently braised and simmered for flavorful results. Learn to make simple one pot meals that are perfect for weeknight meals and to have planned leftovers for lunch or to freeze. Chef Dio will show you how to make Moroccan Vegetable Stew with couscous, Indian Chicken Curry with potatoes and peas, turkey black bean chili and Southern Style Gumbo with rice.

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  • Sat., November 23, 2019
    3:00pm - 5:00pm

Learn how to make seasonal and sensational side dishes for your holiday feast such as caramelized roasted butternut squash with rosemary and shallots, winter greens gratin, maple-glazed oven-roasted root vegetable medley and rustic apple sage stuffing. Enjoy delicious samples in class and take home the recipes for your farm fresh Thanksgiving meal.

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  • Thu., November 14, 2019
    6:30pm - 8:30pm

Stocks and broths can simply be a nourishing way to warm your soul, or they can be the starting point for countless classic culinary concoctions. Industry Chef Dave Nelson will lay out the basics for making a clear-white stock which we’ll use to make a hearty chicken soup. Then we’ll explore the strategies behind making a dark, rich and mysterious brown stock, which has countless applications in sauces, soups and stews. Come hungry and kitchen-curious because the fun, food and facts will be engaging and enlightening. Chef Dave is on a mission to change the way you look at food by offering hyper-informative, technique-based classes that focus on simple and fun kitchen education.

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  • Sat., October 12, 2019
    3:00pm - 5:00pm

This class is cancelled due to low enrollment. It will be offered again in the winter of 2020. Better knife skills will improve your cooking beyond measure. There’s so much more than just slicing and dicing, and with proper knife techniques, prepping will be easier and quicker. In this hands-on class, you’ll learn the basics, plus simple and beautiful garnishes. Learn how to choose a good knife without spending a fortune, and how to keep your knives sharp and well cared for. You’ll leave with recipes and a bounty of chopped produce ready to turn into dinners for the week. Please bring a chef’s knife, a paring knife and a cutting board to class.

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  • Wed., August 28, 2019
    6:00pm - 7:30pm

Explore and master simple vegetarian recipes that will fill your bellies and the whole family will enjoy. Learn the nutritional benefits and a variety of techniques to cook the veggies we love. Perfect for anyone who receives a CSA box or people who are looking for new ways to cook with fresh seasonal produce. Generous samples provided.