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Harvesting & Cooking with Garlic

801-08-03-19
Saturday, August 3
noon - 3 p.m.

Kris James, Certified Culinary Herbalist, Chef/Culinary Educator
Frank Meuschke, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Staff/Photographer


Garlic has a long growing season- about eight months- but is a low maintenance crop that is deliciously rewarding to harvest and eat! Join Frank and Kris in our garden and kitchen to learn firsthand about: 
  • Garlic growing and harvesting for gourmet varieties such as Silverskin, Turban & German Hardy
  • How to cure garden fresh garlic 
  • Sample flavor differences between gourmet varieties 
  • Tips and tricks for cooking with cloves and scapes (the flower stem!)
  • Hands-on preparation and tasting of creative recipes such as
    * Creamy Roasted Garlic Potato Soup with Crispy Brussels Sprouts
    * Garlic and Gruyere Stuffed Mushrooms
    * Baked Garlic Artichoke Cups
    * Muhummara Dip with Garlic, Sundried Tomatoes & Walnuts 
You'll go home with some delicious samples, recipes and a head or two to cook with at home!
Limit 20, Marion Andrus Learning Center - Harvest Kitchen

$45 member/$60 non-member, includes Arboretum admission and all supplies
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Garden Harvest and Preservation 101

150-08-29-19
Thursday, August 29, 2019
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Laura Vogel, Adult Education Programs Manager, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

It's nearing the peak of vegetable harvest time, and successfully grown vegetable plants can often mean you now have bushels of beautiful produce on your hands- what to do with them? You will learn the basics of proper harvesting: when to pick, what to refrigerate, how to cure, and more. Then we'll be joined by University of Minnesota Extension experts to learn more about safe preservation techniques, from canning to drying. There will be samples, of course, and students are encouraged to bring surplus produce to share with one another at the end of class! 
Limit 20Marion Andrus Learning Center - Harvest Kitchen

$35 member/$50 non-memberincludes Arboretum admission and all supplies



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