Dancing Poly Cookin’ on the Farm: Real Risotto

Whether you love risotto or think it’s just an Italian word for an overpriced spoon of gloppy rice from a buffet, you want to come to this class. Study how to assess and buy the best rice for risotto, the fundamental cooking technique, how to take a ‘stir break’ or recover from ‘over stickage’ and… Read more »

Cookin’ on the Farm: Knife Skills

This class is a must for any avid home cook. Learn everything about knives, including the anatomy, care and types. In addition, as you are creating a wonderfully yummy coleslaw, we’ll cover how to use a knife properly and all the various cuts. Finally, we’ll toss in some wonderful and yet basic food cleanliness and… Read more »

Cookin’ on the Farm: Something Fowl is in the Air

Chicken, Duck, Goose. Let’s talk Fowl! Everyone’s favorite meat to fear and overcook. We’ll talk about safe sanitation and cooking temps, debone some birds and explore the best cooking methods for the delicate, beautiful meat. Our Cooking Classes include a tasting of all dishes created, all ingrediants, utensils, dishware and silverware. We serve filtered, chilled,… Read more »

Cookin’ on the Farm: French Sauces

Grab your whisk and get ready to use your wrist! These four sauces are the fundamentals upon which almost all French sauces are based: Wine Reduction & Deglazing, Roux, Béchamel (which we will develop into a seriously tasty, from scratch mac & four cheese) and Hollandaise – the sauce of the gods! Our Cooking Classes… Read more »

Cookin’ on the Farm: Real Risotto

Whether you love risotto or think it’s just an Italian word for an overpriced spoon of gloppy rice from a buffet, you want to come to this class. Study how to assess and buy the best rice for risotto, the fundamental cooking technique, how to take a ‘stir break’ or recover from ‘over stickage’ and… Read more »

Dancing Poly Cooking on the Farm: Canning

Yes, it’s time to make pies, just in time for the holidays! Mastering the perfect crust, how much stuffing is the perfect amount, seasoning and creating a beautiful final pie. Apple and Pumpkin are on the menu and take one of your choice home with you! Class includes a pie, a take home booklet of… Read more »

Dancing Poly Cookin’ on the Farm: Canning

If the season smiles on us, we’ll be buried in apples in early November. Join us to can Apple Butter and create bags of apples to freeze for your pie making! Two pints of apple butter & two bags of frozen apples will be yours to pick up the next day. Come can with us!… Read more »

Dancing Poly Cookin’ on the Farm: Canning – Brandied Pears

We couldn’t possibly offer canning classes in Lake County without including pears! We bring you our favorite; brandied pears which will warm the cockles of your tummy in the deep of winter. Two pints of brandied pears will be yours to pick up the next day, after they’ve set. Come can with us! The class… Read more »

Dancing Poly Cookin’ on the Farm: Canning

Join us for a straight up, purely practical and tons of fun tomato canning class. Our farm ripe heirloom tomatoes will be picked and waiting. We’ll don our gloves and get to work, learning all the fundamentals of canning in the process. Two quarts of tomatoes will be yours to pick up the next day… Read more »