SEPTEMBER
 
 
Italian Boot Camp
12:00-4:00pm: Sunday, September 7th
 
Featuring the traditional flavors and authentic techniques of Italian cooking, this workshop will take you on a culinary journey to a country known for its exceptional cuisine.  Learn to prepare risotto, polenta, and crostata as well as Italian cooking methods for meats and vegetables.
  • Homemade Ricotta with Roasted Grape Tomato and Basil Bruschetta
  • Chickpea Soup with Greens and Pasta
  • Risotto with Butternut Squash and Pancetta
  • Rigatoni with Sausage, Fennel and Parmigiano Reggiano
  • Creamy Polenta with Broccoli Rabe
  • Fricassee of Chicken with Rosemary and Lemon
  • Cheese stuffed Focaccia
  • Apple Crostata
 
 
6:30-9:30pm: Thursday, September 25th
 
Just in time for fall, our latest 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
 
Advanced French Techniques
12:00-5:00pm: Sunday, September 21st   
 
Take cooking to a new level in this intensive workshop.  Chef Michael Salvatore shares classic techniques for preparing the traditional cuisine of France.
  • Lobster Bisque
  • Paté Campagne, Sauce Cumberland
  • Poached Fillet of Sole, Sauce Vert
  • Carrots Vichy, Courgettes Rapeé
  • Coq au Vin
  • Pommes Duchess
  • Tournedos a la Bearnaise
  • Cheese Course
  • Crepés Suzzette
 
Meatless Mains
11:00-2:00pm: Tuesday, September 23rd  
 
With the farm harvest at its peak, now is the perfect time for menus that focus on late summer vegetables. Instructor Ashton Keefe shares techniques for vegetarian cooking that will incorporate more vegetables in everyday meals.
 
  • Cheesy Baked Farro with Mushrooms
  •  Roasted Kale
  •  Squash Hummus with Crusty Bread
  •  Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Whipped Goat Cheese
  •  Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Brown Butter Corn Sauce
  •  Apple Tart Tatin