In the Kitchen

With Christine Ciancetta
First Thursday of Every Month
9-10:30am & 1-2:30pm* repeat of morning session

This fall, Christine Ciancetta, long-time instructor at BSC, member of the board for Slow Food Olympia, and aficionado of delicious, clean, whole food will be “in the kitchen,” putting her own delectable, engaging spin on this free and informative monthly event.

Join Christine for new recipes, product sample tastes, and free coffee or tea, compliments of Bayview.

December 5th— Perfect Bakes

Christine’s Italian heritage shines through as she treats you to a Pizzelle party! Everyone will have an opportunity to try their hand at making this festive Abruzzo treat. She’ll also demonstrate how to make the very best Chocolate Biscotti, just in time for your holiday baking! For more baking at home, you’ll also receive recipes for Almond Biscotti and Zaletti, which are lemon cornmeal cookies.

NOTE: No registration required for any session.

January 2nd— Local Fish, Local Roots

Fish and slaws just seem to go together! Christine is all about local as she shares her recipes for an easy and elegant weeknight dinner. You’ll try her flavorful Poached Provençal Rockfish served with a seasonal Fennel, Apple and Celery Slaw, but you’ll also take home recipes for her Lemon-Pepper Panko-Crusted Rockfish, and Blackened Red and Green Cabbage Slaw. What to have for dinner solved!

NOTE: No registration required for any session.

February 6th— Lentil Lessons

(Book Club Option! Read Lentil Underground: Renegade Farmers and the Future of Food in America by Liz Carlisle) Lentils are nutritious, inexpensive, sustainable, and easy to prepare. Join Christine as she shares what she’s learned about this fabulous legume! You’ll taste her Ethiopian Red Lentil Stew, and Lentil Fritters with Cool Cucumber Mint Sauce in class and also receive recipes for Mediterranean Lentil Soup with Lemon, and Baked Sweet Potato with Goat Cheese and Puy Lentils. Prepare to become a lentil convert!

NOTE: No registration required for any session.