Mexican Fiesta Cooking Class & Dinner

Discover the ease of preparing delicious dishes from south of the border! Learn how to master the classics: salsa, guacamole and chipotle crema and use them for garnishes for a Mexican meatball soup, creamy chicken with pumpkin seed sauce and zesty fish tacos. Wash it all down with hibiscus/lime tea and chili chocolate cupcakes. Recipes […]

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Soothing Salves, Oils, & Balms

Discover how easy it is to make your own high quality herbal oils, salves, and balms from inexpensive ingredients and plants you can grow yourself. Wonderful for dry skin, chapped lips, messy cuticles, and first aid for burns and skin repair. Take home recipes and a soothing herbal lip balm!

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Art of Pressed Flowers

Discover how to collect and preserve those summer flowers and fall leaves for use in creating your own floral masterpieces. Learn the best flowers to grow and how to press for optimal color, durability and longevity. Participants will make beautiful bookmarks, cards, a dipped candle and floral votive container to take home. All materials and […]

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Delicious Vegetarian

Discover the scrumptious side of international vegetarian cuisine! We’ll begin with a savory salad and continue with a delicious butternut squash curry, a spicy cashew veggie stir fry, a pesto and roasted veggie pizza and end with a sweet. Eat your veggies and love doing it! Recipes and full meal included. $60, $55 member

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Best Ever Granola

Oats are nourishing, calming and fortifying. Oats contain iron, vitamin B complex, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and vitamins A and C. High in fiber and protein, a steaming bowl of steel cut oats makes the perfect warming winter breakfast. Ingredients 1/3 cup honey or agave nectar 1/4 cup brown sugar you can moderate this to whatever […]

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Beet, Feta and Blood Orange Salad

Print Beet, Feta and Blood Orange Salad Course Salad Ingredients 4 small to medium beets roasted, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch pieces 4 blood oranges regular oranges will also work. 3 ounces crumbled feta or goat cheese Cilantro garnish optional Salt and pepper to taste. Dressing 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon champagne […]

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Butternut Squash and Veggies Mac n Cheese

  Print Butternut Squash and Veggies Mac n Cheese No comparison to the boxed variety, creamy and delicious and you can hide the veggies from the kids. Course Main Course Ingredients 8 ounces elbow macaroni 3 tablespoons butter Olive or avocado oil 1 cups coarse breadcrumbs you can use panko breadcrumbs for this 1 cup […]

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Upstate Minestrone Soup

  Print Upstate Minestrone Soup One of my favorite winter soups. Hearty, warming and tasty! Course Soup Ingredients 1 lb Italian Kielbasa or sausage of choice, sliced sideways into ½” pieces Olive or avocado oil 1 cup diced onion 4 cloves garlic minced 1/2 cup sliced carrots 1 bell pepper diced 2 small zucchini sliced […]

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The Herb Blurb January 2018

Happy New Year to you and yours! What will you create and experience this year?. Though I always make New Year’s resolutions, over the last two years I have toned it down to what I really think I want to accomplish, as opposed to what I should. It seems to work out better. So for […]

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Pesto

Print Pesto Use on pasta, sandwiches, roasted vegetables, potatoes and more. Pesto is usually made with basil but you can use anything that is fresh and ready in the garden as a substitute. Course Sauce Cuisine Italian Author Susan Evans, Chrysalis Herbs Ingredients 1 part garlic granules 1/4 cup pine nuts or walnuts 1/4 cup […]

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