Upcoming Cooking Adventures!
Russian Dumpling Class for Teens!
Thursday, December 12th, 4-6pm. For grades 5-12. $65
We’ve all had Asian potstickers & Italian ravioli, but what about Russian dumplings? Now is your chance to to learn how to make & eat Pelmeni, the popular Russian dumpling! We will be making three types: meat, vegetable, and dessert! You will leave this class with a full belly & the recipe!
*Purchase a ticket to this fun class, and your gift will help grow the KCG Fund for City School Program- thank you!
Tuesdays from 4-6pm on January 14th, 21st, & 28th. For grades 3-8, $180.
Let’s warm up the ovens at the CNS Kitchen in Lexington to learn
from Chef Noa Katzelnik! Noa began her career at Rosie’s Bakery, graduated from the Culinary Institute of America, & is now a pastry chef at Fenway! Hand pies, mini cakes, and breakfast goodies galore!
Tour Brite Harvest Farm & Cook Delicious Greens!
Saturday, Jan. 25th, 12:30-3:30pm, Grades 5-9. $65.
Tour Brite Harvest Farm
with Farmer & Owner Mark Gabrenya and learn all about Freight Farming! We will then leave the warm purple lights of the Farm Container and travel to the CNS kitchen to cook an afternoon snack with a bag of just harvested Greens from Brite Farm. *Purchase a ticket to this fun class, and your gift will help grow the KCG Fund for City School Program- thank you!
Bread & Butter- What’s Better?
Monday, January 27th, 3:45-5:45pm. For grades k-2. $55
The weather outside in January can be frightful…so have your kids come in the delightful warm kitchen to bake bread! We’ll work with the wonders of yeast to create some delicious bread. What goes better with bread than butter? We will try our hand at making butter the old fashioned way, shaking it! We’ll add herbs and salt to finish it off. Each student will go home with some bread and butter to share with their family. Class held at the kitchen at CNS, Lexington. *Purchase a ticket to this fun class, and your gift will help grow the KCG Fund for City School Program- thank you!
Winter Exploring @ Silk Fields Farm
Thursday February 6, 2020 1:00-3:00pm, Snow date 1 week later.
For grades K-2, $60.
Are you Looking for something really FUN to do, outdoors, this February? Join us for an adventurous afternoon at Silk Fields Farm where kids will visit different hands-on farm stations and learn about life on SILK Fields Farm
! Baahhh…What do animals do to stave off the cold of winter? We will check in on Mama sheep and her now 6 month old babes, and the 4 goats that live with them; Cleo, Pepper, Hildegard and Juliana. There are 16 chickens that will need a visit, do they still lay eggs in winter? We will also visit with the alpacas – the farmer says one is pregnant, let’s see if we can tell which one! *Purchase a ticket to this fun class, and your gift will help grow the KCG Fund for City School Program- thank you!
February Vacation Camp!
Tuesday February 18 – Wednesday February 19- Thursday February 20.
For students in grades 1-5.
Kids can join us for a full day, or a half day, but must register for all 3 days. It seems early to think about FEBRUARY vacation, but we are excited to share with you details of our Kids Cooking Camp! Registration is open NOW to cook with us in Lexington at the CNS Kitchen.
Chef Liza Connolly Teaches Nourishing Plant-Based Dinner Recipes!
February 20th, 5:30-7:30 pm. Up to 12 adult guests (21+). $75.00 each
Come and learn how to easily nourish yourself and your family by cooking a plant based meal. We will prepare and then sit down to the table to enjoy the following dishes:
-Chickpea Socca with beet and tahini tapenade
-Farro-risotto with garlicky mushrooms, Swiss chard, lemon & parsley
-Roasted carrots, tamari pumpkin seed and sprout salad
-Cranberry, oat, dark chocolate chip cookies (gluten free and egg free)
Liza Connolly is a certified health coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition & a Level 1 Integrative Health Practitioner, Co-founder of Kids Cooking Green and a professional Chef. Liza’s passion for cooking, sustainability & wellness have been lifelong pursuits. *Purchase a ticket to this fun class, and your gift will help grow the KCG Fund for City School Program- thank you!
Pasta Party at Dave’s Fresh Pasta!
March 22nd, 2-4:30pm, for grades 5 & up! $65.
Spend an afternoon in the kitchen at Dave’s Fresh Pasta
in Somerville. In this class Chef Jason will be teaching kids how to make a rustic hand-made pasta from Genoa called “Trofie” almost as fun to make as it is to eat! We will be serving it up with a simple nut-free basil pesto! Take a special behind-the-scenes tour of the shop and pasta-making room offering an inside look at a professional working kitchen. Most importantly, Chef Jason will emphasize the importance of using locally sourced food, offering samples of some of the best local cheese and produce available. *Purchase a ticket to this fun class, and your gift will help grow the KCG Fund for City School Program- thank you!
Baking with Chef Sonia DeMarta! Gluten free, but you would never know it!
March 27: 6:00-8:00pm. For grades 5 & up, $50
Come learn about Teff Ginger Molassas and create delicious Gluten Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies and Brownies!
Sonia is passionate about family, health, food, local community, and our wonderful planet earth. She believes there are a lot of things in life over which we have no control, but there are many which we can control and can have the greatest impact on health, happiness and the environment.
Sonia believes the food we put in our bodies is one of the most important of these because it affects our health and our carbon footprint. Sonia is a founder of the Lexington Farmers’ Market and owns From Seed to Supper a personal Chef business. *Purchase a ticket to this fun class, and your gift will help grow the KCG Fund for City School Program- thank you!
Adult Tour of Brite Harvest Farm & Cooking Class to Follow!
February 29th from 12:30-3:30pm
Tour Brite Harvest Farm
with Farmer & Owner Mark Gabrenya and learn all about Freight Farming from 12:30-1:30. We will then leave the warm purple lights of the Farm and travel to the CNS kitchen by car to cook an afternoon snack with a bag of just harvested Greens from Brite Harvest Farm and produce from the Lexington Farmers’ Market. Class ends after we eat, around 3:30. *Purchase a ticket to this fun class, and your gift will help grow the KCG Fund for City School Program- thank you!
Private Cooking Celebrations!
Let us host your child’s birthday or special occasion party in our Lexington kitchen or at the rEvolution Kitchen in Stoneham! Parties for kids age 5 and up, (limited to 12 kids). Menu tailored to suit the occasion, but recent Celebration Menus have included:
** Homemade Spaghetti & Meatballs
** Cupcake Bake Off Party
** Pizzas, Salad with DIY dressing, & Homemade Ice Cream
** Breakfast for lunch!
Parties are 2 hours long and are $425
Contact [email protected] for more info, or to secure a date for your party!