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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education



Culinary Arts

Crustless Pork Pie

$29

with Robert E Cyr

Calendar Nov 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Traditional French foods are often loaded with unhealthy saturated fats. Learn to prepare an authentic, healthy gourmet meal with a French twist: crustless pork pie, seasonal squash soup and baked French toast pudding. Get ideas and recipes for holiday dishes you can feel great serving. This is a demo/discussion class so come prepared to taste and enjoy!

Robert Cyr, producer & host of the TV show “Cyriously Fit”, author of the health book Zombie Truckers, is a certified Holistic Health Coach, wellness instructor, organic farmer and personal chef. He is passionate about sharing nutrition, cooking and fitness knowledge while empowering people to create lifestyle habits for a happier, healthier life.

Culinary Knife Skills

$29

with Moira Rascati

Calendar Oct 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Become faster and more accurate with your knife work to create dishes that cook evenly and look professional. Explore proper hand placement and the four fundamental cuts: dice, mince, julienne & brunoise. Chop herbs without bruising or losing flavor and never again cry when cutting an onion. Discover the four knives every chef needs in their kitchen and finish with a lesson on honing and sharpening. Bring a sharpened paring knife, French knife and sharpening steel, if you have one.

“Moira is amazing. She runs a fun kitchen and teaches new skills to beginners as well as those more advanced and presents a delicious meal!” - D. Milne “Moira did a great job keeping the class fun, interesting and delicious.’” - K. Davidson

​Moira Rascati is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in NY and has been a sous-chef at Joseph’s by the Sea for the past 25 years. She has also taught the Garde Manger course at SMCC for 10+ years.

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Juicing for Health
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Juicing for Health

$55

with Susan Mallon

Calendar Oct 17, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Did you know that juiced broccoli can help boost a person’s immune system, that juiced coconut provides a rich source of electrolytes or that juiced papaya is an excellent digestive aid? Discover the secret powers that juicing can bring to your health at any age and lifestyle and learn to create healthy fresh juice at home. Bring a container with a lid for any extra juice.

Sue Mallon has been juicing for 20 years and truly believes in the positive power that juice can bring to one’s health.

Kick Ass Artisan Bread!

$39

with Jason Eckerson

Calendar Nov 12, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Make an easy impressive artisanal loaf with a crunchy crust and a warm and chewy center. All you need is a Dutch oven and a little time. Leave with a delicious snack and the techniques needed to make great bread! Please bring your Dutch oven to class, if you have one.

“Loved the idea of taking home what we made- delicious! Very good class- I really enjoyed the evening and what I learned.” - P. Hagerman

Jason Eckerson has worked in restaurants around the country for over 15 years, landing him most recently as sous chef at Eventide Oyster Co. in Portland.

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Quick Meals

$39

with Moira Rascati

Calendar Oct 29, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In 30 Minutes or Less!

Create fast, healthy meals with methods that inspire quick meals including: hearty vegetable soup, the big salad, seasonal chicken sauté served with creamy lemon risotto, two quick fish dishes and vegetables, too! This is a hands-on class, so come prepared to cook, taste and enjoy! Please bring an apron and a sharp cutting knife.

“Moira did a great job keeping the class fun, interesting & delicious.” K. Davidson

“I love Moira’s good nature and creativity. I always leave with recipes and a ton of inspiration!” - D. Milne

​Moira Rascati is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in NY and has been a sous-chef at Joseph’s by the Sea for the past 25 years. She has also taught the Garde Manger course at SMCC for 10+ years.

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