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  • Ethiopian Injera

    Injera is unique staple food to Ethiopia & Eritrea best known for spongy sourdough flatbread. It's a mixture of Teff (nutrient-dense & gluten-free), barley, corn & self-rising flour. Learn to mix the dough in class and carefully observe batter as it readies to be baked. Everyone will take a turn making injera and then take home a dinner prepared by Alganesh to enjoy. One meat and two vegetarian dishes will be served. This class will take place inside CVU. Please wear a mask and check-in at the front entrance before class starts.
  • Canning, Preserving, and Fermenting!

    Join Omar Oyarzabal, founder of Safe Food Team (www.safefoodteam.com), as he teaches you the safe practices to fermenting, preserving and canning your own food. Omar will discuss how you can start fermenting and preserving your own food and review the initial steps to follow if you decide to start a home food business. Each session will be both informative as well as hands-on. You will take home a sample of what you make together with a wealth of knowledge and information for continuing these practices at home. All supplies are included in the fee. Choose one or all of the following four sessions of this fascinating and scientific approach to cooking: Sauerkraut and Kimchee: 9/28 You will review the steps to make sauerkraut and review how to make kimchee Yogurt and Dairy Fermentation: 10/6 You will review the steps to make yogurt and review how to make other fermented dairy products. Pickling and Canning: 10/26 You will go through the process of “pickling” or preserving vegetables using acid foods (e.g., vinegar). You will review the use of a pressure canner and how to use an Instant Pot for cooking. Kombucha: 11/3 You will review the steps to make kombucha, a fermented tea. You will also learn about food fermentation in general, so please bring all the questions you have about fermented foods. This class will meet inside CVU. Please wear a mask and check in at the main entrance before your first class.
  • Solving the Dinner Dilemma - Meal Planning for Busy People

    Have you ever found yourself frantically Googling for dinner ideas at 4:30 pm? Or settling for the drive-through and delivery a little more than your budget can handle? This 2-hour session will help you get back on track with a personalized game plan for nutritious weeknight meals that fit your schedule, your budget, and your own eating preferences. Please note: to get the maximum benefit from this workshop, you will be asked to complete a 30 – 60 minutes of homework in advance. This class will meet inside CVU. Please wear a mask and check in at the main entrance before your first class. This class is sponsored by Hannaford Supermarkets. Hannaford is committed to offering nutrition services to the community. Please contact us at access@cvsdvt.org or 802-482-7194 if the class fee is a barrier.
  • Ethiopian/Eritrean Cuisine - Focus on Meat

    Join Alganesh for another delicious Ethiopian/Eritrean cooking class focused on the wonderful preparation and spices used for meats. As well, there will be one vegetarian dish prepared in this class. Menu: Spicy Beef, Lamb Tibs (mild or spicy), Spinach or Mixed veggie, and always a few surprises. This class will meet inside CVU. Please wear a mask and check-in at the main entrance before the start of class.
  • Cake Decorating Basics

    Sally Dattilio, a 20 year cake instructor, will help you experience the thrill of creating cakes and treats that will delight your friends and family. Learn to make and color icing and the best way to ice the cake. Create icing drop flowers, shells, leaves, and the ribbon rose. Bring 6 unadorned cupcakes to the first class and 2 cups of your own favorite icing or you can use store bought. All other supplies will be available at class for use. Option to purchase a $20 basic decorating kit to bring home on the first day of class. This class will meet inside CVU. Please wear a mask and check in at the main entrance before your first class.
  • Vegetarian Mediterranean Feast

    Join Viviane for a delectable vegetarian dinner featuring a NEW menu. You'll explore the flavors of the Mediterranean with Red lentil soup; Falafel; Spanakopita; Cauliflower in Harissa sauce; and the ultimate dessert: Baklava! Bring a friend and treat your senses to an enlightened cooking experience! This class will meet inside CVU. Please wear a mask and check in at the main entrance before the start of class.
  • Fall Cupcakes

    This class is a start to finish walk through of baking four different seasonal cupcake flavors, as well as how to execute fun frosting designs. It's perfect for Halloween! Amber, owner of Mangia Bella, will guide you every step of the way, as well as provide everything you will need. All students will get to bring a variety of 6 cupcakes home to share. Students aged 13 and over welcome or younger students may be accompanied by an adult. Please let us know during registration if you have dietary restrictions (vegan, gluten-free, etc.). This class will meet inside CVU. Please wear a mask and check in at the main entrance before your first class.
  • Ethiopian/Eritrean Cuisine - Focus on Meat and Vegetables

    Join Alganesh for another night of Ethiopian cooking as she introduces a combo of new meat and vegetable dishes served at special occasions. Learn how this cultural event is celebrated, and be ready to take home a delicious meal. This class will meet inside CVU. Please wear a mask and check-in at the front entrance of CVU before the start of class.
  • Vietnamese - Traditional Street Foods

    Join Kim Dinh as she walks you through her favorite street foods from her native country of Vietnam. Make various fillings for Vietnamese Spring rolls, gỏi cuố, and a typical hoisin peanut dipping sauce. Stay warm this winter with Wonton Soup, Mì Hoành Thánh, from the Northern region of Vietnam. Deep fried Egg Rolls, known as chả giò, nem cuốn, chả cuốn or Nem rán or Ram depending on the regions make the perfect appetizer. Enjoy this authentic cultural experience! This class will meet inside CVU. Please wear a mask and check-in at the front entrance of CVU before the start of class.
  • Hearty Winter Soups

    As the days shorten, and the pace of the holidays picks up, nothing nourishes and comforts like a delicious pot of soup. We’ll be exploring the secret to how simple ingredients are layered to create rich and satisfying soups. We’ll also touch on making stocks and broths, great sides to turn soup into a meal; make-ahead soups to freeze; and how to turn a can of soup into something special. This is not a cooking class, but there will be demonstrations, things to taste, and some hands-on activities. This class will meet inside CVU. Please wear a mask and check in at the main entrance before your first class. This class is sponsored by Hannaford Supermarkets. Hannaford is committed to offering nutrition services to the community. Please contact us at access@cvsdvt.org or 802-482-7194 if the class fee is a barrier.
  • Cheese Making

    Making fresh cheeses at home is easier than making a pot of soup! This is a hands-on cheesemaking class where you'll make ricotta and mozzarella and learn the basic science of cheesemaking. Students will also walk away with some other cheesemaking recipes they can try at home, as well as the cheese they made! This class will meet inside CVU. Please wear a mask and check in at the main entrance before the start of class.
  • Holiday Cookies

    This class is a start to finish walk through of baking four different holiday cookies! Amber, owner of Mangia Bella, will guide you every step of the way, as well as provide everything you will need. All students will get to bring home a variety of treats to share, gift, or keep for yourself! Students aged 13 and over welcome or younger students may be accompanied by an adult. Please let us know during registration if you have dietary restrictions (vegan, gluten-free, etc.). This class will meet inside CVU. Please wear a mask and check in at the main entrance before your first class.
  • Chocolate Specialties!

    Join Viviane for delectable chocolate candy-making and tips on working with chocolate. Participants will learn to make chocolate truffles, walnut turtles, almond crunch, chocolate-covered orange peels and strawberries dipped in chocolate. Yum! Students will bring home a selection of the treats they make in class, and have plenty to share with friends and family. This class will meet inside CVU. Please wear a mask and check-in at the main entrance before the class starts.
  • Ethiopian/Eritrean Cuisine - Vegetarian Focus

    Learn simple techniques to prepare ethnic food that is rich in flavor. Ethiopian/Eritrean cooking relies on a diverse range of herbs & roots to develop characteristics quintessential to the cuisine. Everyone will participate making a variety of vegetarian dishes such as Spicy Mushroom, Kale or Collard Green, Curry Lentil, along with one meat dish. Experience the culture and take home a delicious meal! This class will meet inside CVU. Please wear a mask and check-in at the main entrance of CVU before the start of class.
  • Bahn Mi Sandwiches

    Bahn Mis are a Vietnamese sandwich filled with protein, vegetables, and other delicious toppings. Once you learn the basics of making the fillings for the sandwiches, it's really easy to put them together at home instead of ordering take-out. In this class, we will make Pork Bahn Mis with a herb and vegetable salad, spicy mayo, pickled cucumbers, and avocado. We will also make a chilled noodle salad to serve on the side. This class will meet inside CVU. Please wear a mask and check-in at the main entrance of CVU before the start of class.
  • Pad Thai - A Thai Restaurant Favorite

    In this class, you'll learn how to make delicious pad thai right at home with ingredients that you can find locally. We will make a "decked out" pad thai with shrimp, chicken, and tofu as well as a Thai vegetable salad with peanut dressing. This class will meet inside CVU. Please wear a mask and check-in at the main entrance of CVU before the start of class.