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Art of Cookery – Culinary School

Art of Cookery Culinary School is not a “cookie cutter” cooking class. This is an experience, a hands-on adventure into history through culinary and lifestyle activities. This is not an observation session where you sit around watching someone else demonstrate gourmet foods you may never go home and recreate.  Class participants are hands on and have FUN!

Re-live an era when things were simpler, foods were natural, saving pennies was important, and people knew what was on their plate.

Discover the simple pleasures of great food from scratch and farm-to-table. In a cute 1917 Bungalow home, Chef Valerie Hanson, opens the door of great foods cooking and food preservation to you.  Learn the lost (almost) culinary arts of “putting food by” and the home artisan skills of pressure and water bath canning, fermenting, making meals from scratch, baking and cooking from whole foods, cheese-making, sourdough bread artistry, jam/jelly making, and soap making. We invite you to make memories, eat great food and gain skills you really can use!