Certified Nutrition Counselor Holly Shelowitz from Nourishing Wisdom Nutrition is offering fun hands-on cooking classes in Uptown Kingston. Participants get to chop, slice, and stir up a great meal together. At the end of each class, we sit around the table with new friends and enjoy the fruits of our labor—a delicious, freshly prepared dinner! Here is information regarding four upcoming classes she is teaching.
Straight from the Farmers' Market—$65. Tuesday, July 30, 6-9pm Kingston
Our team will shop the Farmers' Market and arrive at class with the gifts of July, including the first peaches of summer!
Chicken with cherry balsamic glaze (vegetarian option: tempeh)
Cabbage, zucchini, and basil ribbons
Potato, squash, and goat cheese gratin (can be made without cheese)
First corn of summer with special flavors
First peaches of the season with freshly whipped vanilla cream
Travel to India—$65. Friday, August 9, 6-9pm Kingston
Join us for a magical journey as we experience the exotic flavors of India. As we prepare traditional Indian dishes, you’ll learn the nuances of spices so you can easily infuse any dish with their amazing flavors and healing properties. Bonus! You will learn how to make cheese for our special dessert.
Chicken coconut curry (or vegetarian version with tempeh)
Gingery basmati biriyani (rice)
Raita (yogurt sauce)
Chenna (dessert) can also be made non dairy
Travel to Morocco—$65 Friday, August 16, 6-9pm Kingston
Be enveloped by the scents of this mysterious city as we prepare dinner together using flavors that will make you feel you’ve traveled far, far away.
Moroccan chicken stew (vegetarian version with tofu or tempeh)
Almond apricot cous cous (we will use quinoa to keep it whole grain and gluten free)
Sweet and spicy carrot salad
Stuffed dates with our own homemade almond paste
Travel to Thailand—$65 Friday, August 23, 6-9pm Kingston
Explore this lush place as we experience the beautiful flavors of Thailand with these recipes:
Chicken satay with peanut sauce (vegetarian version with tempeh)
Thai vegetable spring rolls with fresh basil
Sizzling shrimp with rainbow vegetables and coconut sauce
Creamy Thai coconut custard
Classes are taught by Holly Shelowitz, certified nutrition counselor, and have been inspiring people to cook delicious nourishing foods since 1999. Classes take place in our Kingston kitchen. You will receive a printed set of recipes so you can easily duplicate recipes at home. Local and organic ingredients are used and all classes are gluten free.
Make new friends while having a great time in the kitchen. Join us! Each class has a max of 15 people. Payment in full is required to save your place. Ask about private cooking lessons, cooking parties, and kids cooking classes. To register go to Nourishingwisdom.com or call (845) 658-7887.
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