Culinary Adventures

Libations with Jim
Join us for a wonderful evening of Wine Tasting with Jim Campanini, author of the Wine Novice and editor of the Lowell Sun. There is a 21+ age requirement to participate in this class. Both courses take place off campus at the Nesmith House, 229 Andover Street, Lowell, MA. (3 hours) $95

Sparkling Wines
03/14                  7:00pm - 9:00pm                      R
PER 932 30                  19603

“Volcanic” Wines Southern Italy
04/11                       7:00pm - 9:00pm                  R
PER 933 30                      19604

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The following courses will take place at Middlesex Meetinghouse, 294 Concord Road, Billerica, MA. Registration is through Middlesex Community College. All Culinary Adventure courses are NOT eligible for tuition waiver.


Love ‘N Cake
Nothing says I love you more than a Valentine’s Day cake. Give your sweetie a romantic treat in this fun 3-dimentional fondant cake decorating class. A supply fee of $20 payable to the instructor at the first class and everyone goes home with a fully decorated cake. Parents and students age 12+ are welcome. Enrollment is capped at 9 participants. All participants must register by or before Friday, February 1, 2019. A supply fee of $20 is due at the first class, payable to the instructor via cash or check. (3 hours) $39
02/06                   5:30pm - 8:30pm                   W                 OFF              SAVINO
PER 678 33                    19611


A Little Bite of Everything
This course covers a little bit of everything you could think of! Decorate chocolate covered treats, cookies, cupcakes even cake decorating. You will learn the ins and outs of decorating any dessert to the T! Students will take home their own decorated treats for friends and family to enjoy. Enrollment is capped at 9 participants. All participants must register by or before Friday, April 19, 2019. A supply fee of $20 is due at the first class, payable to the instructor via cash or check. (9 hours) $99
04/25 - 05/08                  5:30pm - 8:30pm              W                OFF                SAVINO
PER 684 33                              19613

Intro to Cake Decorating- Teens
Learn the art of cake decorating in this introduction course. From frosting a cake perfectly smooth to piping intricate borders, to making delicate roses will be covered. Each student will take home a fully decorated cake. Ages 13 and up can attend without a parent. All participants must register by or before Friday, March 22, 2019. A supply fee of $20 is due at the first class, payable to the instructor via cash or check. (6 hours) $69
03/27 - 04/03                      5:30pm - 8:30pm               W              OFF                 SAVINO
PER 803 33                                19612


Frosting Fun for Easter
Learn how to decorate an Easter themed cake using frosting and piping bags to create a magnificent 3-Dimentional cake that tastes as good as it looks. A supply fee of $20 is due at the first class, payable to the instructor. Everyone will go home with a fully decorated cake perfect for Easter. Enrollment limited to 9. All participants must register by or before Friday, April 5, 2019. A supply fee of $20 is due at the first class, payable to the instructor via cash or check. (3 hours) $39
04/08                                     5:30pm - 8:30pm                   M                 OFF                SAVINO
PER 818 33                               18218

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The following cooking courses will take place at Minuteman Technical High School, 758 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA. Registration is through Middlesex Community College. Minuteman courses are NOT eligible for waivers.

Mother Sauces
In this 3-class series, students will learn how to cook the 5 major sauces. Espagnole (brown sauce), Bechamal (white sauce), Tomato Sauce, Hollandaise Sauce (egg base sauce) and Veloute (chicken, veal or fish sauce). Students will prepare stock and thickening agents (roux and slurry), and will learn how to make a reduction sauce and prepare some center of the plate entrees. After completing this class, students should feel more comfortable working with ingredients to make sauces that will surely, be a taste to remember. (9 Hours) $159
01/22 - 02/05                  6:00pm - 9:00pm                 T                 OFF
PER 924 33                           19622


Food Basics & Beyond
This creative series will teach you the skills you need to conquer any culinary task. We will start with herbs & spices, and learn their many uses. In week 2, we will work with eggs. Week 3 will bring fruits & vegetables. The final class will be cooking methods: sauté, grilling, baking, and roasting. From quick and easy baked casseroles to an herb-roasted chicken with roasted root veggies to great grilled desserts, you’ll master all methods of cooking techniques. (12 hours) $199
01/24 - 02/14                     6:00pm - 9:00pm             R               OFF
PER 894 33                            19240

Cooking Italian “La Dolce Vita
Italy has given the culinary world a vast array of food & cooking techniques that have developed into staple dishes. From the rich and hearty flavors of prosciutto di parma, parmigianino-reggiano, balsamic and olive oils to comfort foods like pasta tossed in an fresh tomato sauce; these dishes are desired by all. Come join this class for a night of Italian inspiration and gain new techniques in the kitchen. (3 Hours) $45
01/31                       6:00pm - 9:00pm                      R                    OFF
PER 927 33                     19623


Vegan 101
We will look at how a diet free of animal products can help improve your physical and mental health, where to get nutrients such as iron, calcium and protein in plant foods and how what we eat affects our environment, our bodies and our future. These dishes will showcase how to get a well-balanced amount of nutrition into each meal, while learning what homemade ingredients we can create to substitute things. (2.5 hours) $55
02/04                           6:30pm - 9:00pm                   M                   OFF
PER 895 33                           19242


Appetizers from Around the World
Tapas, Dim Sum, Hors D’ oeurves, Zazuski all mean the same thing... sharing food. More specifically, this food sharing occurs as finger food. Learn to prepare a few delicious international appetizers in this one night, hands on class. This class will vary from season to season, and will introduce unique and savory dishes to share! (3 Hours) $50
02/06                          6:00pm - 9:00pm                       W                     OFF
PER 939 33                      19629


Plant-Based Protein
This class focuses on the one question everyone will ask a vegan-where do you get your protein? Plant-based foods are surprisingly high in protein, and we’ll compare vegetables and nut based products against their animal protein counterparts. Making sure you get enough protein every day is essential so all of our recipes in this course will focus on incorporating them into your meals. And contrary to popular belief, vegan proteins are also one of the cheapest forms of plant-based nutrition (beans, grains, tempeh), so all of these meals will happily feed your family at a wallet-friendly price! (2.5 Hours) $55
02/11                       6:30pm - 9:00pm                   M                     OFF
PER 827 33                     19624

Pies & Tarts
Learn the secret techniques to making flaky pie crust and buttery tarts. Students will make single and double pie crust; using fruit and custard base. (6 Hours) $94
02/26 - 03/05                 6:00pm - 9:00pm                 T                OFF
PER 938 33 19628


 

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