Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Silo Cooking School Introduces “Second Thursdays: Literary Lunches” A Culinary Book Club Sept 8, Oct. 13 & Nov. 10
What could be better than this new series at The Silo Cooking School that joins two passions - reading and eating?
Cooking School Director Chef Mary Kravec and Book Maven Lauren Daniels combine a book discussion with a hands-on cooking class and lunch on the second Thursday of the month, beginning September 8. Lauren, a long-time Silo Cooking School volunteer, is a short story author and humor guest columnist for local newspapers, and the former manager of Walden Books and Borders in Southbury.
Recipes for Romance!
Thursday, September 8, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Book Discussion: Lunch in Paris by Elizabeth Bard.
Menu: Wild Mushroom Turnovers, Goat Cheese Salad with Figs, Fruit Yogurt Cake.
A Menu for Magic
Thursday, October 13, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Book Discussion: Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen.
Menu: Apple Fennel Salad, Calendula Biscuits, Herbed Swiss Chard Souffles, Mini Pound Cakes with Blueberry Lavender Syrup.
The Power of Food and Companionship
Thursday, November 10, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Book Discussion: The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister. Menu: Sherry-Soaked Cranberry-Stuffed Pancetta-Wrapped Turkey Scalloppines, Butternut Squash Risotto, Carl's White Cake.
$30 per session. Registration required.
Programs are held at Hunt Hill Farm, 44 Upland Road, New Miford, CT. For more information and to register visit www.hunthillfarmtrust.org, or call (860) 355-0300. Registration is also available at The Silo during regular business hours. The Silo Gallery and store are open Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.
Drawing on the creative legacy of Skitch and Ruth Henderson, the Henderson Cultural Center at Hunt Hill Farm, a Smithsonian Institution affiliate, is a vibrant and unique regional resource, offering the public opportunities to explore music, art, cuisine, and permanently protected historic open space.