Cooking Classes

26 Oct 2018 – 14 Jan 2019

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Cooking Classes with CSU Extension
Time: 6-9pm
Cost Per Class: $10
Instructor: Carla Farrand, County Director, Family and Consumer Science Agent
All the classes have a lecture component, and a cooking component.  Carla welcomes kids and families in the class.

Pies for the Holidays: October 29th (pre-register by Friday, October 26th)

This is a prefect class to start the holiday season. It is a great class for beginners, and an inspiration for those who are already adept at baking.  After this class you will learn to make a treat to take to every Holiday party, and ideas for a tasty homemade gifts.  Join us for the hands-on class and learn the essential pie-making skills all beginning bakers should know.  You will work through the steps for mixing, rolling, and baking pie crusts.  Please bring your pie pan, a 4-quart measuring bowl, and a pastry blender (if you have one).  If at first you don’t succeed – pie, pie again!

Gluten-Free Baking at Altitude: November 26th (pre-register by Friday, November 23rd)

Baking is a great way to keep your house warm, and smelling good during the cold winter season.  However, baking at high altitudes can be tricky.  Add in the complexity of using gluten-free grains, and it can feel impossible.  Take this class and learn the little tricks to make delicious and prefect gluten-free baked goods.

Canning 101: January 14th (pre-register by Friday, January 11th)

It is a new year and time to learn a new skill.  This class provides an overview of the basic methods of food preservation: canning, freezing, and dehydration.  Learn about the equipment needed, and best methods for particular foods, like all that zucchini from your garden!  Practice canning something simple.  Tasting included.