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Harvest Kitching Cooking Studio Announces 2010 Schedule

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Last year The Harvest Kitchen debuted here at Jones Family Farms. Cooking classes taught with a focus on healthy and local eating were shared with guests as they got hands-on experience, often taking the vegetables directly from the garden straight into the kitchen!

2010 promises to bring even more fun and education to your kitchen table.

You can visit the Harvest Kitchen webpage and download a PDF of the entire class schedule. But some examples of what is being offered this year are as follows:

Bread Basics
Homemade bread is the best way to warm the kitchen and nourish your family. Learn simple ways to incorporate bread baking into your weekly schedule and enjoy whole grains every day.
Menu: Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread, Crusty No-Knead Bread, Elegant Baguette, and Versatile Flatbread

Healthy Kitchen Seminar Series

Join our farm nutritionist and favorite home cook, Jean Crum Jones, for a four-week seminar series on healthy eating. Learn how to transform your kitchen into a more enjoyable, delicious, and nourishing environment. Classes will include a cooking demonstration, discussion, and food tastings.

A Fresh Take on Spring
Use herbs to add fresh flavor and excitement to your meals, year-round.
Menu: Bruschetta, Hand-rolled Gnocchi with Assorted Pestos, Herb Frittata, Black Bean Cakes with Spicy Cilantro, and Rosemary Polenta

Splendid Strawberries
Use fresh strawberries as the basis for a unique, delicious summer meal!
Menu: Flatbread with Balsamic Strawberry Sauce, Strawberry and Spinach salad, Duck with Strawberry Sauce and Creamy Polenta, Strawberry shortcake cookies, Chocolate Dipped Strawberries.

We hope to see you at the Kitchen!

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