The Field Kitchen Holiday Boot Camp: Everything But the Bird

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.

Lets face it; the best part of Thanksgiving dinner is the sides. Who doesnt love stuffing and mashed potatoes? Although traditional family recipes are great, this class will inspire you with some new favorite accompaniments to the bird (and we will roast a chicken so we can teach you how to make a delicious cider-herb gravy too). We will also discuss the timeline for do-ahead prep, and strategy for the big day. Learn to prepare recipes such as:

Sourdough, Fennel and Sweet Sausage Stuffing
Fresh Cranberry Ginger Chutney
Cream of Chestnut Soup
Sweet and Russet Potato Gratin
Gingerbread Cake with Molasses Cream (even if you are a diehard pie traditionalist, we guarantee this one will become a staple in your holiday repertoire!)

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.

Cancellation policy:

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.