Left to right: Janeen Rockwell-Owens, Gail McGaster, Victoria Hahn, Instructor Sydney Ferrario, Holli Clark work on two acorn squash soups.
Sweater-season is approaching, and an appetite for heartier meals beckons us inside and to the kitchen. Using a variety of tasty and interesting recipes for soups, one-pot meals, sauces, entrees and desserts, in this class, beginning October 11, you’ll learn cooking strategies with an emphasis on non-visual (tactile, auditory, olfactory and gustatory) techniques and create healthy, cost-effective and delicious meals.
Who: This course is designed for the beginner and intermediate level home cook.
When: October 11 through November 3. These eight class sessions occur every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: The LightHouse Building, 1155 Market St., 10th Floor, 94103
Cost: The class fee is $600.00. Those persons who are 55 and older, not a consumer of the Department of Rehabilitation and living in the counties of San Francisco, Marin or Alameda counties may be eligible for scholarship.
There is a materials fee of $50 for all students.
Space is limited to 5 students per class.
In this class we’ll use a variety of tasty and interesting recipes for fall soups, one-pot meals, sauces, entrees and desserts. Students will have the chance to learn, develop and practice kitchen skills such as:
- Knife skills, safety strategies and professional level techniques
- Measuring wet/dry ingredients confidently and accurately
- Organization and labeling ideas for your kitchen, including setting up your workspace and cleaning strategies/techniques
- Navigating oven and stovetops and testing for done-ness
- Easy ingredient swaps for dairy/wheat-free diets, and how to boost nutrition
There will also be a technology overlap where students will practice accessing recipes via smartphone, Victor Reader Stream, or CCTV.
If you are a current student at the LightHouse, contact Sydney Ferrario to register for this class, at email@example.com.
If you are new to the LightHouse, please contact Debbie Bacon at 415-694-7357 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please let us know at the time of registration if you have special dietary needs or food allergies so that we may accommodate recipes as much as possible.