Home Smoked Meats 101: Fish, Bacon, Sausage & Brisket

Home smoked bacon? Deliscious and easy too!   Cooks have smoked meats ever since our wise ancestors discovered that the meat and fish hanging closer to the fire lasted longer and tasted better. Let’s learn how.! Come make dinner in community while learning this ancient skill, as we prepare and feast on homemade bacon, brisket, and other smoked goodies.

When:Thursday September 28, 6:30-9:30PM
Where: Berkeley (exact location given by email prior to the class)
Price: $40-80 sliding scale
Plus $15 supply fee to be brought with you the day of class (do not include in your course fee).

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Home smoked bacon is easy & deliscious!  Cooks have smoked meats ever since our wise ancestors discovered that the meat and fish hanging closer to the fire lasted longer and tasted better.  In this class, we’ll explore the art and science of hot and cold smoking.  We will cover different ways to successfully smoke foods at home, how to source food locally, and how to assemble a low cost home smoking system.  We will look at how to prepare and taste several smoked meats, and even smoked salt, doing the important parts of the process hands-on, and then sit down to share our bountiful dinner. Students will take home a sampling of items prepared in class, recipes and a resources list.

Learn the foundations to good cooking hands on
This class is a lesson, a get together, and a feast all in one.  We will be immersed in the fundamental skills and techniques that form the foundation of good cooking while also cooking a local, seasonal dinner together  to share.

Practice the cooking skills of a restaurant chef
We will chop, sauté, and taste our way through the how to of building nutrition and flavor with traditional cooking methods that have been handed down through the ages.  Cooking is a vast world to explore, a language to learn, and a skill that let’s you eat delicious, nutritious food more economically. Simultaneously, it awards  you with the flexibility to take the flavors of the season and turn them into the food you want to eat.