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Cooking with Pan Sauces (March 14, 1-3pm) (Class is Full)
Josh Hunter
Morris Arboretum Chef and Owner of Company's Coming

Take your dishes from average to amazing with a pan sauce! Classic French techniques will be demystified in this demonstration where you will learn how to add depth of flavor with the art of deglazing, beurre blanc, and more. In this class students will learn how to prepare pan seared scallops with beurre noisette, halibut with lemon dill beurre blanc, chicken with brandy mustard cream sauce, and pan seared tournados of beef with a merlot pan reduction. You will go home with the knowledge to make a variety of timeless sauces that will help you take a meal from weeknight simple to dinner party ready.

Saturday, March 14
1-3 p.m.
Single class scheduled on 3/14/2015 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $30.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $35.00 ea.

Cooking with Pan Sauces, Session II (April 18, 10am-12pm)
Josh Hunter
Morris Arboretum Chef and Owner of Company's Coming
Take your dishes from average to amazing with a pan sauce! Classic French techniques will be demystified in this demonstration where you will learn how to add depth of flavor with the art of deglazing, beurre blanc, and more. In this class students will learn how to prepare pan seared scallops with beurre noisette, halibut with lemon dill beurre blanc, chicken with brandy mustard cream sauce, and pan seared tournados of beef with a merlot pan reduction. You will go home with the knowledge to make a variety of timeless sauces that will help you take a meal from weeknight simple to dinner party ready.
Saturday, April 18
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Single class scheduled on 4/18/2015 at 10:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $30.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $35.00 ea.

Summer Desserts Workshop (April 26, 1-3pm) (Class is Full)
Josh Hunter
Morris Arboretum Chef and Owner of Company's Coming
Get ready for the coming heat of summer by learning how to make refreshing and surprisingly simple desserts. Learn how to prepare and blind bake a tart shell. This process will prepare the tart shell for various fillings such as a classic lemon tart or fruit tart. Then we will prepare for those days that are simply too hot to do any baking! Learn how to make a decadent chocolate mousse and then take it to the next level by learning how to stabilize the mousse with gelatin to make bavarois, also known as Bavarian cream, with raspberry puree. Samples will be available at the end of the demonstration.

Sunday, April 26
1-3 p.m.
Single class scheduled on 4/26/2015 at 1:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $30.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $35.00 ea.

Preserving Strawberries with Honey and Pomona's Pectin (May 16, 10am-12pm)
Marisa McClellan
Author of "Food in Jars"

Join local food blogger and cookbook author for a class on how to preserve with seasonal fruit and honey. Marissa will demonstrate how to make a batch of strawberry jam, using just local berries, honey, lemon juice, and Pomona's Pectin. Whether you are a seasoned canner or entirely new to food preservation, there will be something useful in this class for you. All attendees will go home with the recipe and a small jar of jam made in class that day. We will meet at Bloomfield Farm. Look for the paved road across Northwestern Avenue from the public garden entrance. Park in the lot and follow the signs to the Horticulture Center.

Saturday, May 16
10 a.m.-12 noon
Single class scheduled on 5/16/2015 at 10:00AM
 
Attendees: 1 $40.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $45.00 ea.

Beer Tasting (May 20, 6:30-8:30pm)
Bob Fauteux
National Sales Manager, Weyerbacher Brewing Company

Join us for a delicious night of merrymaking with Weyerbacher Brewing Company, based in nearby Easton, Pennsylvania. We will sample five beers from Weyerbacher that represent the breadth of styles and richness in flavor the brewery has to offer. Enjoy and learn more about their wildly popular and award winning Belgian-style triple, Merry Monks. Then take this unique opportunity to be among the first to try a brand new, soon to be released, tart style beer. These brews will be paired with complementary food designed to play off of the flavors of the beer, from refreshingly light to full bodied and complex. Bring your friends and explore a world of unique and exciting beer!

Wednesday, May 20
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Single class scheduled on 5/20/2015 at 6:30PM
 
Attendees: 1 $50.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $55.00 ea.

Savory Summer Soups and Salads (May 28, 12-2pm)
Pam Williams
Professional Chef and Owner, Serving Thyme, Inc.
Learn to make fresh salads and soups that are anything but ordinary. In this demonstration Pam Williams will combine the season's freshest veggies and herbs for the perfect warm-weather supper that tastes fantastic and is good for you as well. The class will end with a sampling of Pam's creations. You can watch her demonstrations, taste the results, and get recipes to take home.

Thursday, May 28
12 noon-2 p.m.
Single class scheduled on 5/28/2015 at 12:00PM
 
Attendees: 1 $30.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $35.00 ea.

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