Food Education

Food Education

Spanish Immersion Class: Mexican Pozole

Location

McClure Multi-Generational Center
241 N. Winooski Ave
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Sunday, June 28, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Join us for a Spanish-language cooking class, with instruction entirely in Spanish! We’ll make pozole, a Mexican soup that includes hominy and lots of toppings. Alejandra Perez is from Querétero, Mexico. She now lives in Addison County with her husband and three daughters. She is known for her cooking and authentic Mexican food. This class is made possible through a project called Huertas, a community-based food access project that facilitates the planting of kitchen gardens on rural dairy farms with Latino/migrant farm workers and their families. This class will be taught entirely in Spanish and is facilitated by Jessie Mazar, program coordinator for Huertas.

Grilling Fundamentals

Location

Intervale Center
180 Intervale Rd
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join our Assistant Prepared Foods Manager, Paul Link, to learn the fundamentals of grilling!

Grilled Pizza

Location

Intervale Center
180 Intervale Rd
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Monday, June 22, 2015 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Finding it too hot in your home to want to turn the oven on? Growing tired of grilling stand-ins, like burgers, hotdogs and steak? Try grilled pizza! Learn to make fresh pizza dough with a special twist, perfect for cooking on a grill.

Raw Vegan Taco Party

Location

McClure Multi-Generational Center
241 N. Winooski Ave
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Learn how to master this simple, delicious recipe for raw vegan tacos that will make you the talk of your next dinner party or neighborhood potluck! We'll turn walnuts into a perfectly seasoned, crumbly meat-free taco filling, with fresh and zesty tomato-cilantro-lime salsa, and creamy, tangy cashew sour cream. We'll make (end enjoy!) our raw, vegan tacos, while sipping on freshly made "Mock-garitas" and you'll learn how to make a sweet and luscious salted caramel dessert.   Krissy Ruddy, Holistic Health Coach, will lead this class.

Bee Sting Bakery Tour & Sourdough Baking Class

Location

Bee Sting Bakery
38 Meade Rd
05454 Fairfax, VT
United States
Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Come visit one of our local vendors, Bee String Bakery, for a tour and class led by Heike Meyer.

Cooking with Rhubarb

Location

McClure Multi-Generational Center
241 N. Winooski Ave
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Everyone has heard of rhubarb pie, but what else can you do with this spring stalk? Join us in making the ultimate spring comfort food: fried rhubarb, peanut butter, and jam sandwiches! We will also enjoy a roasted rhubarb salad. New to cooking with rhubarb? City Market's Produce Department Buyer, Kara Brown can answer your questions about selecting, storing and cooking rhubarb. Kara appreciates both exotic and everyday fruits and vegetables and loves to share what she’s learned with other people.

Greens, Glorious Greens! - Cancelled

Location

McClure Multi-Generational Center
241 N. Winooski Ave
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

This class has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

After a long winter, we all crave greens!  City Market’s Produce shelves bloom in the spring with a wide assortment of greens, beyond the familiar kale and spinach.  Have you figured out how to enjoy broccoli rabe, dandelion greens, and mustard greens? Have you tried cooking with arugula?  Learn how best to store greens and which ones are best cooked and which ones are best raw (and which ones can be used either way!).  We’ll make a quick pasta dish, a stir-fry and a salad, all featuring spring greens.

Traditional Pasta and Gnocchi Making - Cancelled

Location

McClure Multi-Generational Center
241 N. Winooski Ave
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

This class has been cancelled due to instructor illness. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Join Dr. Greg Giasson DC, MSACN, MS of Alternative Roots Wellness Center in a hands-on course where participants will be guided through the process of making homemade pasta and gluten-free potato gnocchi. Participants will learn how to roll out and cut pasta with nothing more than a rolling pin and knife, how to shape the gnocchi using a fork and how to cook each of them. The instructor will also demonstrate how to make a traditional basil pesto and how to make a quick all-purpose red sauce. At the end of the course you will be able to sit down and enjoy the foods you learned to make.

Weight Loss for Foodies

Location

City Market
82 S. Winooski Ave
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Learn why indulging in wine, chocolate and bread is actually crucial for shedding pounds, PLUS try and take home delicious recipes that will make you the talk of your neighborhood potluck (without sacrificing your weight-loss goals!) Krissy Ruddy, Holistic He

Parent and Child: Brunch with Adele (ages 8+) - Cancelled

Location

McClure Multi-Generational Center
241 N. Winooski Ave
05401 Burlington, VT
United States
Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

This class has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Frittata is just a fancy Italian way of saying omelet and what a perfect way to say "Happy Mother's Day" next week.  Prepared in one frying pan, this simple yet tasty and healthy recipe is perfect for a hot out of the pan breakfast in bed or wrapped up for a lunch on the go. And yes, this recipe is gluten free too!   Adele Dienno draws on her experience cooking with her extended Italian family as she teaches kids how to cook. For kids ages 8 and up, accompanied by a parent. For kids ages 8 and up, children must be accompanied by an adult. When registering, please select a ticket for each child attending. Accompanying adults are free and do not need a ticket.

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