Frugal Gourmet’s next classes

The Frugal Gourmet program in Barriere will be featuring a number of upcoming classes

The Frugal Gourmet program in Barriere will be featuring a number of upcoming classes for those interested in cooking-up that perfect meal.

On Saturday, April 13, from 7 to 9 p.m., in the kitchen at the Ridge those interested in preparing a healthy meal will enjoy Health Night.  The sodium free menu includes Stuffed Cornish Hen, with avocado and grapefruit salad.

On Saturday, April 27, from 7 to 9 p.m., the topic for the night is ‘The Unusual’.  You’ll learn how to prepare veal cordon bleu, salmon Wellington, roasted potatoes with fresh rosemary, and butternut squash and maple.

Just in time for Mother’s Day will be Saturday, May 11, from 7 to 9 p.m.   This is a good opportunity for men to make something special for Mothers’ Day.  The theme is ‘Millionaire Night with Desserts’, and the menu will serve up pork tenders and millionaire mushrooms, apple and raisin rice, and baked Alaska.

All Frugal Gourmet courses start with a brief information overview, knife session and a little food handling/safety tips.

All courses are to be paid for in advance at the Yellowhead Community Services Office in the Ridge (Mon-Thurs. 9:00 – 4:30; 250-672-9773). Cost is $20 per person, per session, and must be paid in cash.

Friends and spouses are welcome. Don’t forget to bring containers to take your food home in. Other than that, everything is supplied.