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September 2015
$40

CLASS: Peppers

September 3 @ 6:00 pm

Join Alex Hitt, owner of Peregrine Farm, and Craig LeHoullier, author and vegetable expert, as they share a wealth of knowledge about growing the numerous varieties of peppers. Since 1981, they have been developing a sustainable farming system using the most environmentally responsible methods and materials. Caitlin Burke, Cooking School Lead, will bring her culinary skills and knowledge to turn these wonderful peppers into a delicious dinner. Join these three experts for this educational and delicious evening that is all…

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$15

Fridays Uncorked: North Carolina for Wine Month

September 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Did you know North Carolina is now home to over 100 wineries? More are opening all the time. This Friday we’ll sample through a selection of our favorites. Related

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Cookbook Signing: Frances Mayes

September 5 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Frances Mayes for a cookbook signing Saturday, September 5 from 12-2 p.m. The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, including Under the Tuscan Sun and Every Day in Tuscany, Frances Mayes revisits the turning points that defined her early years in Fitzgerald, Georgia. With her signature style and grace, Mayes explores the power of landscape, the idea of home, and the lasting force of a chaotic and loving family. Related

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$45

CLASS: Ciao Biscotti

September 9 @ 6:00 pm

One of life’s pleasures is sitting down to a cup of coffee and a plate of biscotti. These twice-baked Italian cookies are known and loved the world over, and with good reason. They are the perfect dunking cookie, satisfyingly crunchy and crumbly, not too sweet, and chock-full of nuts. Join acclaimed cookbook author Domenica for recipes from her latest book, Ciao Biscotti. Related

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$45

CLASS: Vegetarian Italian Menu for Fall

September 10 @ 6:00 pm

Join cookbook author Domenica and learn to prepare a delicious fall meal based on her book The Glorious Vegetables of Italy. Like her book, this class will appeal to Italian cuisine lovers looking to celebrate vegetables in any meal, every day. Related

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$15

Fridays Uncorked: Washington State

September 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Washington state had bridged the quality gap of its southern neighbors with some spectacular examples of Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay and Riesling; but don’t be surprised to see Tempranillo or Touriga here as well. Related

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$45

CLASS: The World of Chocolate

September 12 @ 5:00 pm

Fall is perfect for chocolate desserts, but really anytime is! George Geary is a fabulous pastry chef, seasoned instructor and cookbook author. Join him for a detailed tutorial on delicious chocolate desserts. Related

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$45

CLASS: Fall in Provence

September 13 @ 2:00 pm

The greens hills of Provence are turning hues of yellow and gold. This also brings a time of fresh flavors to the area. Join George and learn to impress family and guests with this fabulous seasonal French menu. Related

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$50

Beans and Field Peas: A Savor the South Cookbook

September 15 @ 6:00 pm

Sandra Gutierrez, one of our favorite instructors, has a new cookbook and this time she’s delving into the world of legumes. Discover how the world eats beans and learn about the fascinating realm of field peas. This menu features Southern classics, international recipes, and Sandra’s famous fried chicken! We’ll finish this class with a refreshing and sweet summer treat. Related

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$50

CLASS: Fresh Taste of Greece

September 17 @ 6:00 pm

Imagine yourself sitting in a small restaurant on one of the beautiful Greek islands. The sun is setting and a light breeze brings the smell of seafood cooking on the grill. OK, so maybe you’ll just be in Chapel Hill but join the always-popular Sheri Castle for this class and discover the foods, cooking techniques and recipes of Greece. Use these recipes at your next dinner party and leave guests feeling as if they’ve been transported to Greece. Related

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$30

CLASS: Learn at Lunch – Tale of Two Scones

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Similar names but different recipes! Amanda Fisher of Chapel Hill’s The Blakemere Company will show you the secret to perfect scones from both sides of the pond! And we will make an easy jam, turn scones into a savory casserole AND treat you to a dollop of Blakemere’s Devonshire Delight Clotted Cream! This is a one-hour class. Related

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$15

Fridays Uncorked: Chile – Chilean Independence

September 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

To celebrate Chilean independence we’ll travel to a country with a booming wine industry. With Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot that rival some top French producers, the wines of Chile can be a much more economical option. Related

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$40

CLASS: Food of Mexico – Chiles Rellenos

September 19 @ 6:00 pm

In Mexico, chiles rellenos are fresh chiles filled with vegetables, fruits, animal proteins and/or dairy products. Each region has their own varieties, and the types across Mexico are countless. Most of the time, chiles rellenos recipes use seasonal ingredients. Quintessential “Chiles en Nogada” is a great example of a seasonal and traditional dish eaten during the month of September to pay tribute to Mexican Independence. Join popular food expert Marcelo Villasuso and take a culinary tour thru the most creative…

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$45

CLASS: Thinking Ahead – New Recipes for Fall

September 20 @ 2:00 pm

It isn’t too early to start looking ahead to fall dinner celebrations so now is the time to start experimenting with some new and creative dishes using the best of the season’s offerings. In this class, Chef Lucindy takes a new look at traditional favorites that are sure to impress guests and family alike when leaves begin to fall. Related

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$49

Floral Design Class at Weathervane

September 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please join us on September 22nd, 2015 from 3pm-5pm for a Floral Design Class! Southern Season’s talented Floral Designers will introduce you to the art of floral design and floral arranging while you enjoy light hors d’ oeuvres and a glass of wine. You will then have the opportunity to create your own table arrangement to take home while enjoying music from the Garth Robertson Duo. Cost is $49 per person, tax and gratuity will be added to all checks.…

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$40

CLASS: Basics to Brilliant – Simple to Stunning Shrimp

September 22 @ 6:00 pm

Come join entertaining instructor Amanda Fisher for this fun class on all things shrimp! You will learn the tips for purchasing, storing, cleaning cooking perfect shrimp, baked, broiled, poached or sautéed and build three recipes from the basic sauté technique Related

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$40

CLASS: Tailgating Cocktails

September 24 @ 6:00 pm

Gary, from the famed Chapel Hill watering hole that bears his name, will show how to take your next tailgating party to the next level. Related

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$30

CLASS: Learn at Lunch – Tea Pairing with A Three Course Meal

September 25 @ 12:00 pm

While a masterfully produced tea can be a pleasure unto its own, pairing the same tea with a well-chosen dish can add nuance and open up a whole other realm of taste experiences??a rewarding dialogue? begins. This learn at lunch will feature a three course lunch, each course paired with a tea, and we?ll discuss what makes a successful pairing. Tea will also be featured in the recipes. This is a one-hour class. Related

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$15

Fridays Uncorked: Bordeaux – Left Bank

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

If you’re standing in Bordeaux facing west, toward the ocean, the “Left Bank” is south of the Garonne and Gironde rivers. On the Left Bank (Médoc and Graves) Cabernet Sauvignon comprises approximately two-thirds of the blend and Merlot, Cabernet Franc and the other varieties make up the remainder. These proportions may vary greatly depending on the exact commune and château. The inky Petit Verdot, the last grape in Bordeaux to ripen, is occasionally added on the Left Bank in minute…

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$35

CLASS: Breakfast at Timothy’s – An Egg-U-Cation

September 26 @ 11:00 am

There are some things we all cook without ever truly exploring all the possibilities; eggs are a prime example. This is the cooking class you never thought you needed but do! Timothy will share some chef tips that will elevate your egg awareness and may for the first time? Allow you to cook and taste eggs as they are meant to be. Related

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$25

CLASS: Last Saturday Food and Wine Pairing – A Food and Wine Tour of Italy

September 26 @ 5:30 pm

Join the Southern Season Wine Department and Cooking School as they team up for this fun and casual evening of food and wine. Four wines (3-ounce pour of each) will each be paired with one plate of food. Enter any time between 5:30 and 8 p.m. You will be provided a written description of each wine and the paired food recipes. Work your way around the room tasting and enjoying. No formal presentation will be given. Participation is limited to…

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$40

CLASS: Sweet Potatoes – Know your Roots!

September 27 @ 2:00 pm

April McGreger quite literally wrote the book on Sweet Potatoes! (Sweet Potatoes: A Savor the South Cookbook) This sweet potato farmer’s daughter will show you how to incorporate more of North Carolina’s delicious and nutritious state vegetable into your everyday cooking. We’ll look beyond the overly rich holiday classics and experience just how versatile and delicious the sweet potato can be. Related

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October 2015
Free

Stephanie L. Tyson at Southern Seasons

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Stephanie L. Tyson at Southern Seasons: Tyson, nationally recognized chef and co-owner of Sweet Potatoes Restaurant in Winston-Salem, will be signing books and sampling recipes from her latest cookbook, Soul Food Odyssey. Her food has recently been featured in NYT Food and USA Today, among others. Related

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