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All Ground Up: Sausage Making

Make your own sausage flavored the way you like it using your favorite meats. As a class, we will make and take home 4 to 5 kinds of sausage of your choosing from a list of about 10 varieties. These will be fresh, non-smoked, non-cured sausages like bratwurst, breakfast sausage,…
Sat, Aug 8th, 2020  –  Sun, Aug 9th, 2020
9am - 5pm
Instructor: Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux
2.5 Days
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Artisan Breads Immersion

Lace up your baking shoes and get ready for an artisan breads baking marathon. Combining the skills of our popular Artisan Breads I and II courses, this two-and-a-half-day intensive course allows students to dig deep into hand-crafted, long-fermented, and hot-hearth baked breads. We’ll explore pre-ferments and a long cool rise…
Fri, Oct 23rd, 2020  –  Sun, Oct 25th, 2020
Day 1: 5pm-9pm; Days 2 & 3: 8am-4pm
Instructor: Amy James
3 Days
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Artisan Cheesemaking

Can’t whey-t to take your home cheesemaking to the next level? Make your favorite cheese anytime you want. You will learn the basics of cheese making during class and then be able to replicate and experiment at home. We’ll cover milks, starters, bacteria, molds, and common household equipment for cheese…
Tue, Jul 14th, 2020  –  Thu, Jul 16th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Gary Colles
Tue, Jul 21st, 2020  –  Thu, Jul 23rd, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Gary Colles
2 days
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Artisan Cheesemaking: Scandinavian Cheeses

For centuries, the hardworking goats and cows of the fjords & mountains of Scandinavia have been kept fat and happy on the lush green grasses that thrive in the long daylight hours of summer. And as any foodie will tell you: where there is an abundance of milk, there is…
Sat, Jul 18th, 2020  –  Sun, Jul 19th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Gary Colles
2 days
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Autumn Apple Abundance: From Sweet to Savory

Fall means apples in abundance! In anticipation of the season, join Chef Graden for an exploration of the versatile applications of a fruit that is both ubiquitous and under-utilized. This class will cover preparing (and eating!) all of these recipes, and more: apple and cran-apple ciders, apple pie, apple cider…
Thu, Sep 10th, 2020  –  Sat, Sep 12th, 2020
Day 1: 5-8pm Day 2 & 3: 9am-5pm
Instructor: Scott Graden
1 Day
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Cooking with the Seasons: Dinner on the Harbor

Spend a wonderful evening in the kitchen as you learn new cooking skills and share great culinary fun with other students who love to cook. In this hands-on cooking class, you’ll prepare and enjoy a delicious summer evening meal, including wine pairings and craft brews. Enjoy an evening cooking and…
Sat, Jul 11th, 2020
9am - 5pm
Instructor: Judi Barsness
Sat, Aug 15th, 2020
9am - 5pm
Instructor: Judi Barsness
Sat, Oct 10th, 2020
9am - 5pm
Instructor: Judi Barsness
1 Day
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From Noodles to Strudels

Eastern European cultures are a treasure chest of delicious foods that have found their way, pre-made and packaged, onto grocery store shelves. This class returns these foods to their handmade origins. We’ll make noodles from various grains; bring your biceps because we’re using rolling pins! We’ll explore some regional dumplings…
Sat, Jul 25th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Kim Ode
1 day
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Kransekake: Scandinavian Ring Cake

The elaborate Kransekake, or Ring Cake, graces the celebratory tables of many Scandinavian affairs, but especially Norwegian and Danish weddings. In fact, one folk belief holds that when the happy couple lifts the top layer of the cake off, the number of rings that stick to it indicates how many…
Sat, Aug 22nd, 2020
9am-4pm
Instructor: Kim Hendrickson
1 day
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Macarons: Make Your Own

The French macaron: those beautiful, colorful sandwich cookies with the perfect chewy yet crisp texture. Think the only way to get them is from a fancy bakery for beaucoup bucks? Au contraire! These beauties can be pulled from your home oven with just a little practice and a bit of…
Sun, Aug 23rd, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Kim Hendrickson
1 Day
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Nordiska Kakor: Seven Nordic Cookies

Tradition holds that any self-respecting Nordic homemaker would always have seven different types of cookies on hand to offer guests. We’d settle for a couple! But in the spirit of the North, we’ll bake seven types of treats, guided in part by Swedish chef Magnus Nilsson’s “the Nordic Baking Book.”…
Sun, Jul 26th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Kim Ode
1.5 Days
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Northwoods Cuisine: A Wild Culinary & Ecological Experience

Experience North Woods cuisine like never before while we expand the realm of possibilities for “local” food. This course is both a culinary experience and field-based exploration of the boreal forest. We will begin by learning how to identify and sustainably harvest our ingredients, along with an overview of the…
Fri, Jul 31st, 2020  –  Sat, Aug 1st, 2020
Day 1: 5-8pm; Day 2: 9am-4pm
Instructor: Eric Edgin
1 Days
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Savory Pies

Pies are delicious anytime of day, but they need not always be a sweet treat. As the weather cools and fall approaches, explore the savory side of pie, including both meat and vegetable fillings. We’ll also use a variety of pastry styles. Pie for breakfast, lunch and dinner? Yes, please!
Sun, Sep 6th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Kirsten Wisniewski
3 Days
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Scandinavian Baking Immersion

If you’ve ever imagined an alternative life for yourself as a baker, rising before the sun to walk the cobbled streets of old Stockholm to pull cardamom-scented baked goods from hot ovens, this might be the course for you. Indulge in three days of baking your way across a variety…
Wed, Aug 19th, 2020  –  Fri, Aug 21st, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Kim Hendrickson
2 Days
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Slow Breads: Using Time to Develop Flavor and Texture

This class puts a different definition to “time being of the essence.” Far from speeding through a process, we’ll explore how time improves the experience of baking various small breads. On day one, we’ll mix a variety of doughs, some of which will be laminated with butter. Likely options will…
Tue, Nov 3rd, 2020  –  Wed, Nov 4th, 2020
Day 1: 9am-4pm, Day 2: 9am-5pm
Instructor: Kim Ode
1 Day
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Small Breads: Pretzel Rolls, English Muffins & Bagels

Discover the satisfaction of making your own pretzel buns for burgers or brats, griddling fresh English muffins for breakfast, getting the perfect “chew” in a bagel, or creating a pull-apart loaf that doubles as a centerpiece. Baking your own bread is fun and economical, but it also enables you to…
Sat, Oct 31st, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Kim Ode