Food and Drink

Food and Drink Fall 2019

 

401 How to Make Your Own Pumpkin Roll,  Instructor, Eileen Myer, Home Baker

Come prepared to make your very own Pumpkin Roll. All the baking supplies and baking pans will be provided. You may want to bring an apron. You will leave with the Pumpkin Roll you made, so you will feel confident to make your own at home. This is a great special fall dessert that we enjoy every year. Class limit 8 students.

One Saturday, October 19, 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Location: First Presbyterian Church, Church St. Montrose

Fee: $5.00 Material Fee: $5.00

 

402 Baking with Sourdough       Instructor Howard Burkett, eating bread, but not buying bread for years…

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 Pancakes 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, September 12, 4:30-7:30 pm Session #1 or
One Saturday, September 14, at 9:30 am – noon.  Session #2
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

 

403 Even More Things to Cook in your Instant Pot  Instructor, Howard Burkett, Instant Pot Enthusiast  Session #2 is full

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 just 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, Bourbon Glazed Carrots, Mashed Potatoes, Chocolate Cake, 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 October 3, 4:30-7:30 pm Session #1  or
One Saturday October 5, at 9:00 am – noon.  Session #2  This session is full
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: $7.00

 

404 Kefir, Sprouts and Almonds, Oh, My!    Instructor, Ann Vitale

Healthy, fun foods that are so simple and take only minutes a day.  Make a quart of kefir in 24 hours for the cost of a quart of milk, only one quarter the price of kefir in the store.  Try different flavors, without sugar.  Grow a wide variety of delicious sprouts for snacks, salads, omelets, and sandwiches in only two minutes a day.
Class includes instruction, handouts, hands-on, references, free seeds, and a taste of everything, including soaked almonds!

One Saturday, September 21,10:30 am

Location: 766 Darrow Hill Road, Montrose

Fee: $5.00

 

405 Preserving Fall Fruit, Instructor Charlene Wildes, Naturalist and Environmental Educator with over 30 years of experience

Did you know you can take your favorite fruits and preserve them for later?
You can pickle fruit, turn it into flavored cordials or freeze them in butter to
top your French toast or pancakes. Learn how to incorporate preserved fruit into your recipes. Taste a few samples, have a sip, then make your favorite to take home. Please include $8 for each sample you wish to make and take home.
These make great gifts. Recipes are available.
One Saturday, September 28,10:00 am Session #1

September 28, 1:00 pm Session #2, Please indicate on the registration form which session you plan on attending
Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Church St. Montrose
Fee: $5 Material Fee: $8.00 for each sample

 

406 Let’s Squeeze Some Apples, Instructor, Robert Fearnley, Apple Enthusiast

Come enjoy an informal session of cidermaking. Bring a couple of  clean containers        ( milk jugs are not recommended).  Apples will be provided. You may bring your own apples if you wish. You will take home fresh cider and learn some interesting apple facts.  Dress appropriately for the weather.   Class limit, 10 students.

One Tuesday, October 1, 6:00 pm

Location: Directions will be sent by the instructor prior to class.

Fee: $5.00 Material Fee: $5.00

 

407 Homemade Sweet Breads:  Zucchini Bread and Apple Bread  Instructor Louise Dayton, Home Baker

During this class everyone will have the opportunity to make and take home two kinds of Sweet Breads.  The instructor will provide the ingredients and baking pans.  Bring an apron if you would like.  You will work in teams of twos.  My loafs will be used for tasting after class is finished and bread is baking.  Class limit, 12 students.

One Thursday, September 19, 10:30  am

Location: VFW, Route 706, Montrose

Fee: $5.00 Material Fee: $6.00

 

408  Pumpkin Cookies with Dates and Nuts   Instructor Louise Dayton, Home Baker

During this class everyone will have the opportunity to help make and take home at least 2 or more dozen cookies. You will work in a team of two.  The instructor will provide the ingredients.  Everyone should bring one good cookie sheet and an apron if they want.   We will taste test the cookies while others are baking. Other items to bring will be emailed before class.
Class limit 12 students.
One Thursday, October 10, 11:00  am
Location:   VFW, Route 706, Montrose
Fee:  $5.00  Material Fee: $6.00

 

409 Introduction to the MIND Diet, Stephanie Bostic, PhD  RD  CDN

Come learn about the MIND Diet in an interactive workshop format. The MIND Diet decreases risk of cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease, and may help with depression. We will discuss an overview of the MIND Diet and sample some foods. You will leave with an understanding of the MIND Diet.  Class limit 12 students.

One Thursday, September 26, 11:00 am

Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Church St. Montrose

Fee: $5.00 Material Fee: $5.00