Dancing Poly Cookin’ on the Farm: Seasonal Soups

Fall may be the perfect season for soups and the options are endless. We had a tough time picking only four. We’ll tackle Butternut Squash direct from our field, Chicken & Dumplings, Curried Apple & Carrot and, of course, Chili! The class includes a tasting of the dishes created, a take-home booklet of all class… Read more »

Dancing Poly Farm: Harvest and Heat – Ratatouille

We have been waiting all year for this Harvest & Heat Class. We will gather the 5 primary ingredients of Tomatoes, Onions, Zucchini, Red Peppers and Eggplant. Out of this, we will make the quintessential French harvest dish: Ratatouille. Learn how and having a tasting! Class a tasting of the items created, a take home… Read more »

Dancing Poly Farm: Happy Hour The Flavors of France: Provence

It’s deep summer, harvest time and it’s time for Happy Hour. We’ll serve up five lovely dishes. You bring the wine! This month, there was no choice but to choose the home of the dish that represents deep summer in so many parts of the world and here on our little farm: Ratatouille. We will… Read more »

Dancing Poly Farm Feasts: Pairings Dinner

Join us for a Pairings Dinner; casual, fun, delicious and just a bit irreverent – else how could we plan to pair both wine and beer during the same meal? Blasphemy! Or is it? You’ll let us know a favorite Lake County wine or beer you’re bringing and we’ll create a 5-course meal to suit… Read more »

Dancing Poly Cookin’ on the Farm: 3 Sauces and a Pasta

What is more delicious than homemade pasta and three sauces! We will start from scratch with flour and learn how to make pasta. Then we’ll use basil, tomatoes, and eggs to create Pesto, Tomato and Carbonara Sauces. Get your Italian on! The class includes a tasting of the dishes created, a take-home booklet of all… Read more »

Dancing Poly Cookin’ on the Farm: Harvest & Heat & Canning-Pepper Relish

Our first canning class of the season! In the field, we’ll harvest peppers and onions, discussing the heat of the types of peppers. Back in the kitchen, are you ready for the heat? We’ll don our gloves and get to work, learning all the fundamentals of canning in the process. Two half pints of relish… Read more »

Dancing Poly Cookin’ on the Farm: Harvest & Heat-Summer Squash

The joke goes, “We live in a small town. In fact, we only lock the doors in July and August. Because if you leave your door unlocked, you’ll come home to a dining room table full of your neighbor’s summer squash.” Let’s cook all that great squash! From our field right behind the barn, we’ll… Read more »

Dancing Poly Farm Feasts: Happy Hour, Oaxacan Magic

It’s 100% summer, and it’s time for Happy Hour. We’ll serve up five lovely dishes. This month, we’ll discover the gastronomic capital of Mexico, Oaxaca. Discover the deepest flavors of this beautiful heartland region, and you’ll never taste Mexican food the same way again. Leave work a snip early. You want to be here! Advance… Read more »

Dancing Poly Cookin’ on the Farm: Seasonal Soups – Summer

In this fundamentals seasonal class we’ll cover soup principles such as cooking for the week, which soups freeze well and the overall technique of melding flavors for soups. Are you ready for the heat? It’s coming! And there is little more refreshing than cold soup on a hot day! We’ll tackle Cucumber with Crème Fraiche,… Read more »

Dancing Poly Farm Feasts: Happy Hour, Italian Delights

Summer blooms, and it’s time for Happy Hour. We’ll serve up five lovely dishes. You bring the wine! This month, we’ll cross the sea again to the boot of Italy and all its wondrous flavors. Join us for Italian Delights. Leave work a snip early. You want to be here! Advance Reservations Required. For further… Read more »