Food and Drink

All Classes for Spring 2020 are now canceled.

401 Still More Things to Cook in Your Instant Pot  Instructor:Howard Burkett, Instant Pot Enthusiast     This class is canceled

So, you have an Instant Pot, or maybe you are thinking of getting one?  It’s MUCH more than just a rice cooker or pressure cooker. Start or continue learning what you can do with it.  Students will assist in making several Instant Pot recipes and get to eat the results. Planned demonstrations include: London broil with onions/mushrooms/gravy, green beans with bacon, mashed potatoes, Oreo cheesecake bites, and a few more great recipes. Copies of recipes and a list of resources will be provided.  Come hungry and with a container or two for leftovers! Class limit: 8 students.

 One Thursday April 2, 4:30 – 7:30 pm Session #1 Both sessions are canceled

One Saturday April 4, 9:00 am – noon.  Session #2

Please indicate on the registration form the session that you plan to attend.

Location: Private residence, Brackney  Directions will be sent prior to the class.

Fee $5.00 Material Fee $8.00

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402 What Can I Bake (Not Deep Fat Fry!) with a Hot Air Fryer  Instructor: Howard Burkett, trying to eat healthier with less fried foods      This class has been canceled

Come help me explore the world of using a Hot Air Fryer to replace frying in oil.  Students will assist in making such traditional dishes as French fries, fried chicken, egg rolls, pizza and other favorites all without the use of deep fat frying.  Students will assist in making several recipes and get to eat the results. Go home knowing if a hot air fryer should replace your deep fat fryer. Copies of recipes and a list of resources will be provided.  Come hungry and with containers to take home what you make! Class limit: 8 students.

One Thursday April 16, 4:30-7:30 pm Session #1  This class has been canceled

One Saturday April 18, at 9:00 am – noon.  Session #2   This class has been canceled

Please indicate on the registration form the session that you plan to attend.

Location: Private residence, Brackney.  Directions will be sent prior to the class

Fee: $5.00 Material Fee: $7.00

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403 Baking with Sourdough  Instructor: Howard Burkett, Eating Bread, But Not Buying bread for Years………This class is full   This class has been canceled

Come explore the history and methods of baking with a sourdough starter.  Students will “knead” to be active in the class, preparing several sour dough recipes, including Amish friendship bread/muffins, basic sourdough bread, sourdough waffles and buttery sourdough sandwich biscuits. Students will assist in making several recipes and get to eat the results. Copies of recipes and a list of resources will

be provided.  Come hungry and with three quart zip lock bags to take home what you bake and two sourdough starters! Class limit: 8 students.

One Thursday May 7, 4:30 – 7:30 pm Session #1  This session is full   This class has been canceled

One Saturday May 9, at 9:00 am – noon.  Session #2 This session is full   this class has been canceled

Please indicate on the registration form the session that you plan to attend.

Location: Private residence, Brackney, PA.  Directions will be sent prior to the class

Fee: $5.00 Material Fee:$5.00  This class is full   This class has been canceled

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404 Mindful Eating for Mental and Physical Health   Stephanie Bostic, PhD, RD, CDN  This class has been canceled

Join this 90-minute interactive workshop on Mindful Eating to learn how to reconnect with the experience of eating with attention and joy. Stephanie Bostic, PhD RD will introduce the theory underlying Mindful Eating, including how mindfulness and mindful eating training benefits mental and physical health, over lunch. Following that, you will join in a series of exercises to develop your skills so you can make mindful eating part of your daily practice.

*Participants with food allergies should bring a safe meal to the workshop.

Class limit 12 students.

One Thursday, April 23 at 11:00 am

Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

Fee: $5.00 Material Fee: $6.00

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405 Mezza or Appetizers   Instructor: Valerie Winters, Home Cook This class has been canceled

Getting tired of taking cheese and crackers to an event ?   Spice up your repertoire of appetizers by learning to make three  classic Lebanese appetizers.

The three simple recipes will be:  fried cauliflower with tahini sauce, yogurt cheese with pita croutons and spinach triangles.  Class limit: 8 students.

One Monday May 18 , 2:00 pm

Location: The instructors Brackney home. Directions will be sent prior to the class.

Fee: $5.00  Material Fee: $7.00

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406 Waste Not, Want Not  Instructor: Valerie Winters, Home Environmentalist  This class has been canceled

Let’s do our part in protecting our precious resources.  How can we reduce our carbon footprint, while protecting our health and homes?  In this class, I will share simple and safe everyday tips I use to reduce plastic and other waste in the kitchen and enjoy clean and green living.

One Thursday, May 21 at 1:30 pm

Location: Honeyman Room at Dreyer Lodge, Montrose Bible Conference, Locust St. Montrose

Fee: $5.00