Food & Beverage Fall ’18

Sponsored by

Maura Armezzani, Esquire,
Saporito, Falcone and Watt

All classes, unless otherwise specified, are at 6:30 and cost is $35.00. Classes limited to 10 and, unless otherwise noted, will be at The Gathering Place.


#102 Canning 

Date:  Thursday, September 13    Time: 1 PM        Cost: $20

Learn how to preserve your garden’s harvest with Gwen Harleman.

Register by Sept. 6    Registration Button


#103   Thirteen Olives
Gene Litz

Wednesday, September 19      Time: 6 PM       Cost: $15

 Location: 13 Olives in Chinchilla

Enjoy a live cooking demonstration as you learn to season foods with olive oil and vinegars.

Register by Sept. 12Registration Button


#104  Homemade Tagliatelle

 Monday, September 24     Time: 6:30 PM

Learn to make homemade tagliatelle with fresh basil pesto, cherry tomatoes and tuna with Assunta Meloni.

Register by Sept. 17Registration Button


#105  Appetizers

This class is filled.

Sunday, October 7    Time: 4 PM

Alex Khalife Sands will guide you as you create delicious appetizers and help you select a wine to go with them.

Register by Sept. 30Registration Button



#106 Creamy Risotto

This class is filled. Wait List only.

 Tuesday, October 16        Time: 6:30 PM

Paula Lamberton will teach you to make creamy risotto, a classic Northern Italian recipe. From this recipe she will prepare two vegetable risottos and one seafood preparation.

Register by Oct. 9Registration Button


#107  Eggplant Parmigiana and Tiramisu

Monday, October 29            Time: 6:30 PM

Make eggplant parmigiana and tiramisu with Assunta Meloni.

Register by Oct. 22Registration Button


#108 Cooking Gone Wild
Susan Vinskofski

Date: Tuesday, November 6
Time: 6:30 Cost: $20 + Supply Cost: $5     

Just in time for Christmas, learn to identify pine, fir and spruce. Then learn how to use these evergreens in food, medicine and skin care.  Yes, they are all edible and medicinal and you will learn what to look for when harvesting. We’ll make and taste-test several snacks while enjoying some pine tea.  And together we’ll make lip balm and bath salts and you’ll take samples home. Maybe someone on your gift list will enjoy a present you learned to make yourself straight from the forest.

Register by Oct. 30Registration Button

#109 Mindful Cooking
Transitioning to an Easy, Accessible Lifestyle

Date:  Thursday, Nov. 8                Time: 6 PM          Cost: $30

Dr. Saul Rigau, DO,  and his wife Lisa, a Health and Wellness Nutritionist, will discuss nutrition,  health, and ways to transition to a more plant-based lifestyle through food. They will bring different foods for tasting, discuss food substitutions and simple ways to make this lifestyle easy and accessible.

Register by Nov. 1Registration Button


#110   Holiday Brunch  

Monday,  November 12           Time: 6:30 PM

Learn to create  a delicious Holiday Brunch with Sara McCully. Enjoy pumpkin pancakes, sausage sliders, eggs Benedict with smoked bacon, a fall inspired salad with dried fruits and nuts, wild rice, apple cider braised pork loin.

Register by Nov. 5Registration Button


#111 The Brew

Date: Thursday, October 25     Time: 6:30 PM      Cost:$20

The Scranton Brewery Guild will walk participants step-by-step through the brewing process, ingredients and some of the tips of the trade. For beginners to advanced brewers. Due to the length of the brewing process, we will not be actively brewing during the class; however each step will be demonstrated.

Register by Oct. 18Registration Button

Many Thanks to our Patrons
           Abington Heights Civic League    Hampton Inn, Clarks Summit                   John & Carol Heim
Maryann Kaufman     Kristie & Pat McMahon     Millett Real Estate
Oliver, Price & Rhodes, Attorney at Law
Rotary Club of the Abingtons      Walsh Electrical, INC