Classes & Events

Our Fall/Late Fall Cooking Workshops are listed below. Visit Calendar Page and click on event date for registration link, or contact Carolyn directly at 978-994-1692.   Please check back again soon for our 2018 Winter & Spring class schedule!

 

SAVORING THE SEASON: LOCAL HARVEST COOKING

October is one of the best harvest times in New England and we’re celebrating the bounty of the season in the kitchen. We’ll use locally sourced farm crops to create a fantastic fall menu full of traditional foods & flavors while learning inspirational recipes to add to your cooking repertoire at home.  Class includes hands-on cooking, experienced chef instruction of culinary methods and techniques, printed recipes, and a wonderful harvest dinner at the end of the evening.       Whittier Tech, Haverhill, Monday October 16th, 6-9 pm, $65

 

FROM THE ORCHARD: AUTUMN APPLES

 It’s apple season in New England and we’re honoring this favorite crop in our farm kitchen!  We’ll prepare a complete menu including both sweet & savory dishes using apples sourced from local orchards, with recipes such as Roasted Delicata & Apple Salad with Warm Honey-Lemon Dressing, Apple-Stuffed Pork Loin with Hard Cider Pan Sauce, Sweet & Sour Braised Red Cabbage and delicious Dutch Apple Kuchen.  Our workshop includes hands-on cooking, professional culinary tips & techniques, printed recipes, plus a sampling of unique heirloom apples and locally crafted hard cider! Class ends with a wonderful meal in the farmhouse dining room.  (byob beer & wine allowed)   Appleton Farms, Ipswich,  Thursday October 19th 6-9 pm  $72 Trustees Member/$90 Non-Member

 

SWEET AS PIE

Its pie time and we have you covered for the Thanksgiving holiday.  Join us in the kitchen as we learn all of the basics for making delicious country-style pies including techniques on tender pie crust, rolling & assembly, and proper baking……. all while keeping it fun, simple, and stress-free.  Class includes individual hands-on preparation of delicious Caramel Apple Pie using local farm apples with participants taking home their very own unbaked 9” deep-dish pie to pop in the freezer and bake fresh for the holiday table. Additional pie recipes will be included in the recipe book, and class will enjoy coffee & pie at the end of the workshop.    Appleton Farms, Ipswich, Saturday November 11th.  Choose from morning session 10-12:00 pm, or afternoon session 2:30-4:30 pm.  $60 Trustees Members/$75 Non-Members       Whittier Tech, Haverhill, Monday November 13th, 6-9 pm             

 

GIVING THANKS……HOLIDAY HARVEST TABLE

This special culinary workshop celebrates the bounty of the farm harvest with inspirational dishes perfect for your Thanksgiving table and beyond!  We’ll celebrate seasonal crops as we prepare delicious rustic dishes…..many of which can be made ahead to keep it stress-fresh for the big day.  Our menu may include recipes such as Roasted Sugar Pumpkin Soup, Country Sausage Stuffing with Apples & Herbs, Spaghetti Squash Gratin, Maple & Bacon Roasted Brussels, and scrumptious Cranberry-Pear Fruit Strudels.  Class includes hands-on cooking with chef instruction, printed recipes, and a wonderful harvest meal at the end of the evening.  Byob beer & wine allowed.   Appleton Farms, Ipswich  Friday, November 17th, 6-9 pm  $72 Trustees Members/$90 Non-Members

 

GINGERBREAD FUN FOR GROWN UPS!

Tap into your childhood and celebrate the season with this very special Gingerbread House workshop for adults. We’ll cover all things gingerbread from making and baking the gingerbread pieces, to proper assembly of houses that won’t crumble. From there, it’s all about creativity and fun decorating your very own gingerbread house to display & eat throughout the holidays. Class includes hands-on assembly and decorating, instruction, printed recipes, and take-home gingerbread house.      Appleton Farms, Ipswich, Sunday December 3rd, 3-6 pm  $72 Trustees Members/$90 Non-Members       Whittier Tech, Haverhill, Monday December 11th, 6-9 pm $65

 

 

 


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