SEPTEMBER
Please click here to sign up for a class at Ninety Acres Culinary Center in September!
 
 
Autumn Entertaining
6:30-9:30pm: Thursday, September 10th
 
Autumn will be here soon and it’s time to get together with friends and family.  Cook together with Suzanne Lowery and discover how quickly you become skilled at preparing this mostly make-ahead seasonal menu and gain the confidence for hosting a memorable dinner party.
·      Pesto and Mascarpone Torta
·      Ricotta Gnocchi with Fresh Tomato Sauce
·      Mustard Crusted Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Artichoke Sauce
·      Green Goddess Salad
·      Baked Apple Dumplings with Caramel Sauce and Vanilla Ice Cream
 
 
Italian Boot Camp
10:00am-2:00pm: Saturday, September 12th
 
Learn the essentials of Italian cooking from a second generation Italian.  Diana Albanese will share techniques learned from her family who owned and operated Albanese Italian Food Markets in Bayonne, Jersey City and Hoboken.
·      Roasted Peppers from Scratch with Tomatoes and Mozzarella
·      Early Fall Minestrone Soup with Pesto
·      Wild Mushroom Risotto
·      Cacao e Pepe
·      Sautéed Chicken Breasts with Lemon and Prosciutto
·      Pork Milanese with Arugula and Zucchini Salad
·      Twice Cooked Broccoli Rabe with Red Pepper and Garlic
·      Herb Flatbread with Parmesan Cheese
·      Pine Nut Macaroons
 
 
Autumn Harvest
11:00am - 2:00pm: Wednesday, September 16th   
 
Just in time for fall, this couple’s class features what's being harvested from the farm at Ninety Acres.  Instructor Kathleen Sanderson will incorporate just-picked fruits and vegetables in a menu designed to cook together with someone special.  Don't miss this new "farm to fork" culinary experience!
 
             ·       Roasted Tomato Soup with Basil Cream and Frico
             ·      Harvest Salad of Greens, Roasted Beets, Candied Hazelnuts and Goat Cheese
             ·      Burgundy and Garlic Braised Chicken over Polenta
             ·      Sautéed Natirar Pole Beans
             ·      Individual Pear and Cranberry Tarts with Caramel and Ice Cream
 
 
Food & Wine of Spain & Portugal
6:30 - 9:30pm: Saturday, September 26th
 
Explore the flavors of Spain and Portugal in this newly designed class at Natirar.  Beginning with “small plates” from Spain, learn how to cook this traditional menu together with Instructor Blake Swihart.    Wine Director Brooke Sabel will educate your palate with wines selected from both countries. 
 
·      Green Gazpacho Shooters with Shrimp
·      Cod Fritters with Alioli
·      Chorizo-filled Dates with Bacon
·      Braised Chicken with Romesco Sauce
·      Fried Eggplant with Honey, Mint and Sesame Seeds
·      Swiss Chard with Raisins, Serrano Ham and Pine Nuts
·      Apple Empanadas with Ice Cream