Culinary

Fall 2015

Let’s Make Ricotta

Ever wonder how to make ricotta cheese, now is your chance to learn. You’re not going to believe how easy it is! Once you make your own ricotta, it’s hard to go back to the tub!  Maria is going to share with you the history of ricotta and the Italian culture. Maria Verzilli

Newtown Campus/$49 (plus $5 materials fee payable to instructor)
RCULI 4175 C01 & C02
C01/Sat, 9/19, 9-11 am
C02/Sat, 10/17, 9-11am

Cranberries – Juice & Jelly Canning

Just in time for the Holidays! Learn how to make Cranberry Juice and Cranberry Jelly that can be enjoyed for the holidays and all year. This class will include how to turn whole cranberries into juice and jelly along with learning how to preserve them for all year with step by step instructions on how to can along with a discussion on safety and inventory. Class also includes recipes and jars to go home with. Marian Bolum

Newtown Campus/$49 (plus $15 materials fee payable to instructor)/ RCULI 4162 C01
Saturday, 11/7, 10am-1pm

Soups On – Pressure Canning

Soups On! Learn how to make a homemade delicious soup from making the broth to a finished product that can be jarred and preserved to enjoy all year. There’s nothing like going to your pantry and grabbing a jar of delicious homemade soup on a cold winter night without all the high sodium and preservatives. This class you will learn how to Pressure Can soups with step by step instructions along with along with a discussion on safety, food storage and inventory. Plus enjoy a hot bowl of soup with homemade biscuits while the soup is processing. Class includes recipes, handouts, tasting and a jar to take home. Marian Bolum

Newtown Campus/$49 (plus $15 materials fee payable to instructor
RCULI 4176 C01/ Fri, 11/20 6-9 pm

Chinese Cuisine – The Appetizer Course        

In the first course we tackled the authentic Chinese styles….some background, history, flavors and complexity. This is the third course in the series of Chinese cookery. This course will explore simple yet delicate Chinese appetizers. We will roll up our sleeves and get our hands into dumplings, shaomai, baozi, jian bing, dim sum, wontons, simple egg rolls and even a few desserts! You can easily do these for your entire family in your home kitchen. Zhiying will share her stories of Chinese traditions and culture.  Zhiying Wu, CJB, A.A. assisted by Chef Earl Arrowood, CCC, CCE, AAC, M.Sc.

Newtown Campus/ $139 (plus $25 material fee payable to instructor)/RCULI 4169 C01
4 Thu, 10/1-10/22, 6-9 pm
(Senior Discount does not apply)

Food Blogging 101

Learn how to become a blogger for a hobby or for a second income. Have you ever been inspired with a meal or a specific dish or recipe and want to share it with others? How about sharing it with the world? Learn how to create inspiring social media of 40 characters or less, combine photos and words to make delicious content. Creating your own food blog is definitely empowering. What better way to combine your recipes, your pictures, your thoughts and creative expressions – in a beautiful, yet personal presentation. Maria Liberati

Newtown Campus/$79 /RCULI 4174 C01
3 Sat, 9/26-10/10, 9-11am