The Field Kitchen Holiday Boot Camp: Gifts from the Kitchen

11:00 am – 2:30 pm

Believe it or not, its rapidly approaching: Holiday Season 2016! Is it your turn to host Thanksgiving dinner or the annual neighborhood cocktail party? Dont panic, our special four-course series will help you win the holidays this year with creative recipes, do-ahead techniques, and tips to take the stress out of holiday cooking and baking. Each class is $130, or $470 if you sign up for the entire series.

Make your friends and family thoughtful, unique gifts from your own kitchen. Whether it is candied orange peel or spicy mustard, your handmade gifts will be appreciated. The class will include simple preserving techniques and will also cover packaging your gifts attractively. Each student will take home a selection of the gifts made. The recipes we will make will include such items as:

Meyer Lemon Curd
Whiskey Caramel Sauce
Pistachio Cherry Nougat
Chocolate-dipped Candied Orange Peel
Chocolate Sablés
Irish Butter Cookies
Almond Rochers
Mejool Date & Coconut Chutney
Quick Pickles

We will make Roasted Winter Squash Soup with Pimenton Crème Fraiche and Spiced Pumpkin Seeds for lunch while making our gifts.

Feel free to bring wine or beer to enjoy at the class.

Feel free to bring wine or beer to enjoy with the meal.

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About The Field Kitchen:

The Field Kitchen is a popup cooking school that offers classes in kitchens and out on farms in the San Francisco Bay Area.

About the Instructors:

Frances Wilson is a seasoned food professional who taught the professional culinary program at the renowned Tante Maries Cooking School in San Francisco for more than ten years and now teaches at the Silverado Cooking School in Napa. Prior to that, she was the chef at Lalimes restaurant in Berkeley.

Jen Knapp taught recreational classes and led private culinary events at Tante Maries Cooking School for 15 years, in addition to working as a private chef and caterer throughout the Bay Area. She is also certified as a Master Taster with ChefsBest, where she does sensory evaluation of consumer food and beverage products.

Frances and Jen enjoy sharing their enthusiasm and knowledge about food and cooking with others.

A full refund will be issued if we are notified 5 or more days prior to a class. If you cancel a class between 48 hours and less than 5 days, a 50 percent refund will be offered. If you cancel less than 48 hours before the start of a class, we regret that no refunds or credits can be issued, however you are welcome to send someone in your place.