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with Amy McGarr
Have a hard time getting your biscuits to turn out the way you want? Dough hard to work with? Not rising properly? Too tough? Join Amy McGarr (former owner/baker at Chester Pike's) to see how it's done! Learn the dos and don'ts of biscuit making. Students will try a couple of recipes, bake them off and eat them with butter and jam.
Bread Making at Home
with Roberta Scott
Learn how to make bread dough, knead, shape and bake traditional loaves of bread and rolls the old fashioned way...by hand and by touch. Roberta Scott has been making her own bread for decades and local potluck attendees recognize and devour her homemade rolls! Students will leave with enough dough for 3 loaves of bread or rolls to bake at home. Please bring loaf pans and/or baking pans.
This class will be at the instructor's home in East Sullivan: 33 Grange Hall Road, Sullivan. The road intersects Route 1 at Tracy's Seafood Takeout. The house faces the water. Students should park on the road and should not block the mailbox.
Cake Decorating 101
with Veronica Grinnan
Learn the tips for baking the perfect cake, then how to stack, fill, and frost it. Participants will discover how to make their own buttercream frosting and fondant icing plus how to pipe buttercream and decorate with both. Your instructor will show you how to build a tiered cake, cover a cake in fondant, make filled cupcakes and cake pops plus the tips and tricks of the trade she has learned. Supplies list available online. Bring to first class the following: 2 sticks butter, 2 lbs powder sugar, 1 lb. marshmallows, favorite flavoring extract, food coloring, 12 cupcakes, mixing bowl, mixer (hand or stand), piping bag & tips, rolling pin, mat, exacto knife Veronica Grinnan is owner of Grinnan Bear It Cakes in Sullivan.
with Emily Herwerden
Learn how to cook healthy food on a budget! This no cost, 6 session cooking class is offered in partnership with Healthy Acadia. The series offers participants an opportunity to learn about easy ways to prepare healthy, family-friendly, delicious meals and stretch food dollars. Participants work together to create a meal each week and sample their recipe. Free take-home ingredients will be provided for all participants. This series is designed to engage community members who are experiencing low income, and who want to gain knowledge and skills to eat health food on a limited budget. Participants are requested to commit to all six classes in the series.
Savory and Sweet Scones
with Margaret Crosby
Savory or sweet.....what’s your favorite? Scones are simply delicious and they are much easier to make than you expect. This class will provide you with one basic recipe that allows you to create your own favorite combinations.