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Food & Drink

April 2021

April 2021 Food Calendar
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Baking Basics - Cakes and Cookies

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15 

Festive Wines for Celebrations*

16  17 
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Baking Basics - Cakes and Cookies

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22

Classic Whiskey and Gin Cocktails* 

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26

Baking Basics - Cakes and Cookies

27  28

 

29 

Classic Whiskey and Tequila Cocktails*

30 

May 2021

May 2021 Food Calendar
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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3

Baking Basics - Cakes and Cookies

4  5

 

6

Spring and Summer American Wines* 

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10 11 12 13 14 15
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*Students may purchase beverage supplies to participate. You must be 21 and over to enroll in this course.

Baking Basics - Cake and Cookies

Mondays, April 12 - May 3 (4 Session)
7:00 - 8:15 p.m.
Instructor: Paula Evans
Location: Zoom 
Cost: NU $32, Public $42

Do you want to bake from scratch, but don’t know where to start? Or are you a more practiced baker looking to step up your game? Led by an experienced home baker, this virtual course brings the learning experience right into your own kitchen. Over the course of four weeks, you will learn baking fundamentals as well as lots of tips and tricks. Working step-by-step with the instructor, you’ll put those skills to use making and baking some delicious treats.

*Special Baking utensil kit is available on loan for use during the class. Email the Mini Course program at minicourses@northwestern.edu to request a kit.

All students must purchase food ingredients. List will be provided after registering.

Festive Wines For Celebrations*

Thursday, April 15 (1 Session)
7:00 - 8:15 p.m.
Instructor: Kathleen and Mark Gruber
Location: Zoom 
Cost: NU $15, Public $20

Two white wine varieties (chenin blanc and German/Alsatian riesling), one French rose' and one sparkling wine (French champagne) will be tasted and discussed. Pairings for parties and celebrations will be provided. Glassware and how to easily open wine bottles and safely open sparkling bottles will be demonstrated.

*Students may purchase beverage supplies to participate. You must be 21 and over to enroll in this course

Classic Whiskey and Gin Cocktails*

Thursday, April 22 (1 Session)
7:00 - 8:15 p.m.
Instructor: Kathleen and Mark Gruber
Location: Zoom 
Cost: NU $15, Public $20

Four classic cocktails will be made, the history of their base liquor briefly discussed. Recipes for each cocktail sent to the student. Tips on substituting other liqueurs in several of the recipes. Fresh fruit and no "premixes" will be used. Cocktail lore will be sprinkled throughout for a humorous and informative class.

*Students may purchase beverage supplies to participate. You must be 21 and over to enroll in this course.

Classic Whiskey and Tequila Cocktails*

Thursday, April 29 (1 Session)
7:00 - 8:15 p.m.
Instructor: Kathleen and Mark Gruber
Location: Zoom Conferencing
Cost: NU $15, Public $20

Four classic cocktails will be made, the history of their base liquor briefly discussed. Recipes for each cocktail sent to the student. Tips on substituting other liqueurs in several of the recipes. Fresh fruit when called for and no "premixes" will be used. Cocktail lore will be sprinkled throughout for a humorous and informative class.

*Students may purchase beverage supplies to participate. You must be 21 and over to enroll in this course.

Spring and Summer American Wines*

Thursday, May 6 (1 Session)
7:00 - 8:15 p.m.
Instructor: Kathleen and Mark Gruber
Location: Zoom 
Cost: NU $15, Public $20

Two white wine varietals (viognier, sauvignon blanc) and two red wine varietals (pinot noir and red zinfandel) will be tasted and discussed. Pairings for parties, picnics, and summer meals will be provided. Glassware and easily opening wine bottles and storing an open bottle will be covered. Tips for savvy shopping will be shared.

*Students may purchase beverage supplies to participate. You must be 21 and over to enroll in this course.