Learn about foods in your kitchen that can be used as medicine, and cook a fantastic vegetarian dinner (and eat it too!) with EA's head chefs.Oils, seeds and nuts, grains, spices, herbs, fruits and vegetables, beneficial bacteria - these are the building blocks of human health.
Preserve Spiced Applesauce : BYOB
Connect with other Chicago area foodies in this BYOB playshop, & leave the lesson with a whole pint jar of your applesauce, as well as with the recipe and instructions needed to make and preserve more at home.
Pickled Carrot Party : BYOB
Learn pickling's history, then split into small groups to make brine and wash 2 pounds of carrots sourced from the midwest."Why do you love pickled food?" This fitting question often serves as the icebreaker for Andrea Mattson's pickling parties.
Herbal Home Remedies
Learn to save money by making your own herbal home remedies.With fall and winter come cold, flu, aches, and other ail-ments. It's that time to start making remedies to boost our immune systems and take care of ourselves.Using plants and foods from our kitchen and garden, we can heal ourselves and our families.
Preserving the Harvest
An intro class for anyone wanting to learn skills to preserve seasonal food for the winter, use more of that garden grown produce, make food with ingredients you know & trust, and for that zombie apocalypse coming up later this year.