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Scott Graden

Two Harbors, MN
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The regionally-renowned creative force behind the sustainable, local & distinctly northern cuisine at the New Scenic Café, Chef Scott Graden does not hesitate to share his cooking artistry with others. Chef Graden has taught at the Blue Heron, the Kitchen Window, and the Minnesota State Fair, among other places. His passion for culinary arts, industriousness, and wry humor are revealed in his tutelage. He teaches in systems and philosophies, shifting the focus away from memory-based methods.

Current Courses Offered by Scott Graden

2 days
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Autumn Apple Abundance: From Sweet to Savory

Fall means apples in abundance! In anticipation of the Bayfield Apple Festival in early October, join Chef Graden for an exploration of the versatile applications of a sometimes ubiquitous and under-utilized fruit. This class will cover preparing (and eating!) all of these recipes, and more:  apple and cran-apple ciders, apple…
Sat, Sep 29th, 2018  –  Sun, Sep 30th, 2018
Instructor: Scott Graden
2 days
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Cranberries: Thinking Outside the Can

Thanksgiving is around the bend, and your cranberries deserve much more than just being cooked into a sauce, or worse, being scooped from a can.  Join Chef Graden to learn how to infuse fresh and dried cranberries into a wide variety of foods that can grace your Thanksgiving table, or…
Sat, Oct 27th, 2018  –  Sun, Oct 28th, 2018
Instructor: Scott Graden
2 days
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Winter Squash Windfall

A roasted squash, simple and well done, can be delicious in its own right.  But gourds of all varieties can be much more versatile too.  Work with Chef Graden to create and enjoy a wide range of squash and pumpkin based dishes, including, but not limited to: acorn squash pie,…
Sat, Nov 17th, 2018  –  Sun, Nov 18th, 2018
Instructor: Scott Graden

Past Courses Offered by Scott Graden

Butchery Basics for the Home Cook

Classic Nordic Cuisine

From Crust to Crumb: Baking Bread in Cast Iron and Using it Up

Mother Sauces to Move Your Kitchen Forward

New Nordic Cuisine

Scandinavian Gifts from the Kitchen: Make, Eat and Take!

Slow Food Sensations

Valencian Cuisine

You Say Tomatoes...