Nutrition & Food Safety

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200px-Adobe_PDF_Icon Sensational Soups – FULL

Monday, October 27; 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Genoa City American Legion, 114 Freeman Street, Genoa City, WI

What is the difference between bisque, bouillabaisse, and borscht? Whether you are a soup connoisseur or a beginner, join us for an informational workshop covering how soup is part of a healthy diet, soup-making tips, and how to create tasty soups. Samples of several recipes will be provided. Presented by your Walworth County UW-Extension Family Living Educator, Jenny Wehmeier. There is no fee; however, registration is required to ensure enough samples for all! (Space is limited to 30 participants.) Deadline for registration is October 23rd or when class is full. This event is sponsored by the Genoa City Library Friends.

200px-Adobe_PDF_Icon Slow Cooking Your Fall Harvest 

Tuesday, November 11; 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Darien Public Library, 47 Park Street
Cost: $2 per person

Is your garden bursting with fall favorites like sweet potatoes, squash, carrots, and potatoes? Looking for a new twist on old favorites? It’s time to bring your slow cooker out to enjoy the fall harvest! Join Walworth County UW-Extension Family Living Educator Jenny Wehmeier for an hour filled with tastes and smells of fall. We will sample several dishes and talk through important food and slow cooker safety do’s and don’ts. Register early – limit of 30 for this class! Pay at the door!

200px-Adobe_PDF_Icon From Freezer to Table

Tuesday, December 2; 6:00-8:00 p.m.
East Troy Village Hall, Room B, 2015 Energy Dr
Cost: $35

When you get home from work, do you struggle to decide what to make? Is time an issue for your family? Do you want to add more variety to your meals? The NEW From Freezer to Table workshop is an opportunity for you to prepare tasty meals that you can take home with you to freeze or eat right away. Participants bring a set of knives and the containers they wish to take their meals home in (Tupperware, Ziploc, or other freezer containers encouraged). Everything else is provided! All recipes are appropriate to freeze and many can be prepared in a slow cooker or microwave. Each participant will prepare at least three items during the evening. Recipes may include: Tasty Chili, Stuffed Green Pepper Soup, Candied Sweet Potatoes, Southwest Chicken, Apple and Pork Tenderloin, Taco Soup, Pork Sauerkraut Surprise, Beef and Mushroom Delight, Creamy Potatoes, Beef Stew, Sweet and Sour Pork, and much more! Class is limited to 12 participants, so register early! Deadline for registration is November 17th. To register, fill out the From Freezer to Table Registration Form and deliver with payment to the Walworth County UW-Extension office.

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