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Events

NOW YOU’RE COOKING offers events each month to introduce new wines, cooking techniques, kitchen tools and more.

COOKING CLASSES

Our cooking classes are held from 6-8pm unless otherwise noted. The cost is $50/person which includes instruction, recipes, and in most cases a meal. Class participants will receive a 10% discount on many items the night of the class. Payment is required at time of sign-up. Refunds will be given for class cancellations with at least 48 hours notice. Please call the store at (207) 443-1402 to reserve your seat!

Tagine October 15

Tagine refers to both a North African stew and the pot you use to cook it. Louisa will show you how to make an aromatic Chicken Tagine with Olives and Preserved Lemons. You will also get instructions on making your own preserved lemons, eggplant with chermoula (a sort of African pesto), couscous, and Moroccan shortbread cookies.
THIS CLASS IS FULL. Please call to sign up for the class in January (see below) or to get on the wait list.

Bread Baking 101 October 17

Join Jim Amaral from Borealis Bread for this wonderful bread primer. He’ll be talking flours, yeast and fermentation while guiding you through the process of making a homemade loaf of delicious bread.
THIS CLASS IS FULL. Please call to get on the wait list.

Bi Bim Bop October 23

Join Chef Aaron Park from Henry & Marty Restaurant for an evening making Korea’s famous comfort food. Bi Bim Bop is a rice dish with fresh and fermented toppings – great for meat eaters and vegetarians alike! We will also enjoy Korean mussels as an appetizer.
SEVEN SEATS AVAILABLE

Mexican October 29

You will leave this class prepared to make a Mexican feast for your friends and family! Learn how to make homemade corn tortillas with a chipotle filling, fresh salsa, chili relleno, Mexican rice and smoked salmon ceviche.
THIS CLASS IS FULL. Please call to get on the wait list.

Soup Basics November 7

Aaron Park will be in the kitchen making a quick and easy soup, as well as a long simmering stew using homemade bone broth. Learn to whip up a delicious dinner using what’s available in your fridge; but also gain some basic skills and processes for making full-flavored stocks and soups that will warm your heart and soul!
ONE SEAT AVAILABLE

Asian Fusion Seafood November 11

Asia moves to Maine and settles in with some great menu items in tonight’s class! We start with Lobster Wonton Soup, then carry on with Shrimp & Scallop Spring Rolls (we’ll make our own duck sauce), and Cast Iron Roasted Teriyaki Salmon with Smoky Jasmine Rice. For dessert we’ll have Coconut Ice Cream with Ginger-infused Honey.
THIS CLASS IS FULL. Please call to get on the wait list.

Cast Iron Thanksgiving November 19

Just in time for the holiday! Chris is going to show us how to make a moist, tender Wok Baked Turkey served with Dumpling Soup, Pan Roasted Vegetables and Poached Apples – all cooked in good ol’ cast iron!
THIS CLASS IS FULL. Please call to get on the wait list.

Asian Holiday Appetizers December 3

Put an Asian twist on your holiday feasting! Egg Rolls, Fried Shrimp Wontons, Pot Stickers and Spare Ribs in Black Bean Sauce.
ONE SEAT AVAILABLE

Hawaiian Comfort Food January 7

Fill your belly with some classic Hawaiian dishes like Moco Loco, Smoked Salmon Poke, Huli Huli Chicken and a fruity dessert!
SIX SEATS AVAILABLE

Polish January 14

This class is sure to warm you up! We’ll be making a hearty Borscht, Potato & Cheese Pierogies, Creamy Cucumber Salad and Sweet Pierogies for dessert!
EIGHT SEATS AVAILABLE

Tagine January 28

Tagine refers to both a North African stew and the pot you use to cook it. Louisa will show you how to make an aromatic Chicken Tagine with Olives and Preserved Lemons. You will also get instructions on making your own preserved lemons, eggplant with chermoula (a sort of African pesto), couscous, and Moroccan shortbread cookies.
EIGHT SEATS AVAILABLE

WINE TASTINGS & OTHER EVENTS

October 19 Oyster Shucking Demo
Gordon Richardson will be in the kitchen demo-ing his awesome oyster shoes (for holding the oyster shell in place, not for taking them hiking!) Come check out this super helpful gadget!


October 26 Swiss Diamond Cookware Demo
Laura Wilkinson will be here making some tasty grilled cheese sandwiches and more using this fantastic non-stick cookware.


November 2 EARLY BIRD SALE
Join us from 5:30 to 9:00 am for special deals here and all over Bath! Get a jump on your Christmas shopping. The earlier you get here, the better the deals!


November 8 Special Wine Tasting: Sherry
Colleen from SoPo will be here to share her love of this versatile Spanish fortified wine.
Wine tastings are free and open to the public. Must be 21 to participate.


November 16 Book Signing with Jim Amaral
Borealis Breads’ leader Jim Amaral recently published a new book about baking with Maine grains. Come meet Jim, get a book signed, and get helpful hints on baking bread in your own home!