May – June 2014
One of the “golden rules” of writing is “show”, don’t tell.” But there are times when it’s necessary to break that rule. This workshop will discuss effective ways to “tell” (summarize) and also include exercises and information about effective “showing.”
This intensive hands-on seminar on bread introduces the student to the basics of artisan bread baking. Learn to bake basic white bread, multi-grain boules, braided loaves, and a variety of French loaves such as batards, baguettes, ficelles and boules.
Bring a piece (or two) of your work in progress. There’s no need to have a finished project; we’ll point out the strengths in your work and talk about what’s next to bring your writing up a notch – or three. Don’t worry – the atmosphere will be nonthreatening and somewhat playful and experimental.
Knife Skills is one of our most popular classes and is recommended for anyone who is serious about improving their cooking skills. Learn about the selection, care and proper use of cutlery. Cutlery will be provided by CMC. This is a hands-on class with an emphasis on developing basic knife skills while learning classical vegetable cuts.
Spend a warm summer evening traveling the Mediterranean learning to prepare a variety of grilled ethnic specialties from Greece, Turkey, Morocco, Italy and Spain.
Learn Italian the fun way! Designed for introductory conversations, covering basic grammar (verbs to be and to have). Cultural insights will be revealed.
Tucked away on the southern tip of Italy, Sicily is ubiquitous to the Mediterranean diet. Learn to prepare a number of Sicilian favorites such as Bruschetta Caponata, Grilled Fresh Fish with Roasted Tomato Sauce, Chicken Marsala and the famous dessert Cannoli with Sweetened Ricotta.
Fresh fish and shellfish are perfect summer grill items. Learn to select the proper items for grilling while we prepare items such as Grilled Scallops with Orange Chili Vinaigrette, Cedar Planked Salmon with Mango Pineapple Salsa and Grilled Halibut with Soy Ginger Wasabi Glaze.
Come explore the way you move. Moving slowly and with attention, the lessons will wake up forgotten parts of your body, bring ease and power to your movements, and build the nervous system connections between your body and your brain. Wear loose comfortable clothing. No class 7/2.
Join us on a trip down the Mekong River and South China Sea as we tour Southeast Asia. Learn to prepare Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Hoisin Peanut Dipping Sauce, Indonesian Beef Satay, Malaysian Curry Lamb and Spicy Chicken with Basil.