Foxhollow offers cooking classes

January 5, 2009 by  
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Cooking Classes Winter 2009

About Foxhollow

Foxhollow Farm Center is a not-for-profit Education, Conference and Retreat Center. We are located at the heart of Foxhollow Farm; a lush 1300-acre grass fed beef and vegetable farm located just North of Louisville.   Our core values of ‘living in harmony with the earth’ and ‘developing harmony and balance within ourselves’ are the founding principles of our educational programs.

Our Vital Foods Program offers healthy cooking classes and earth friendly gardening workshops using organic and bio-dynamic methods.  Chef Derek Kelley is committed to cooking food that is locally grown and filled with the vital nutrients that nature provides.

Saturday January 17th 11:00-1:00
The Art of Stocks.  In this class you will learn to produce your own beautiful stocks that you can freeze, if you’re feeling adventurous—can it.  We will be making chicken stock, beef stock, vegetable stock, and fish stock that you can use to make a soup, enhance a dish, or just sip as a warm broth.  $35

Tuesday January 20th 6:30-8:30
Sourdough and Long Fermentation Breads
Participants in this class will learn some of the science and history behind sourdough breads, and why they are still a good choice for today’s home bread maker.    Chef Derek will demonstrate and discuss how to start and maintain a sourdough starter.  He will also demonstrate mixing, kneading, shaping, and baking of several different varieties.  Menu items include traditional sourdough, herbed sourdough, and old-dough Crown loaf.  Participants will get to enjoy fresh warm bread and take home a sourdough starter to begin their baking at home. $40

Saturday January 24th 11:00-1:30
The Winter Soup Pot in this class we will explore the art of soup making in the winter.  It’s easy to forget about all the vegetable that are available in the winter in this class will be using several to make great tasting soups.  Winter vegetable soup with barley, mixed bean soup with sausage, Beef and potato soup.  We will enjoy these soups with warm bread. $35

Saturday February 7th 11:00-1:30
The warm slice of bread.  Everyone loves fresh baked bread and in this class you will see how easy it is to make your own bread at home.  We will be making yeast raised dinner rolls, 100% whole wheat loaf, and raisin cinnamon bread that’s perfect for toast. $35

Saturday February 14th 4:00-7:00
Date Night.  An Asian adventure.  In this class couples will learn to make several easy to prepare dishes.  We will learn to prepare a fresh spring roll, eggrolls, egg drop soup, stir-fry rice, and rice pudding.  In this class couples will work together to prepare their vegetables, bring some knives. $70 per couple
Feel free to bring a bottle of wine.

Starts February 21st ends March 14th  Saturdays 11:00-1:00
Hands-on  culinary basic skills  course.  This is a 4 week course to that will take you through the basics in cooking.  We hope you will become more confident and proficient in the kitchen.  In these classes you will begin with general knife skills and special cuts,  then move onto soups and stocks where you will utilize those skills.  The next class we will be preparing several different starches and vegetables, and the last class we will put our new skills together as a finished plate. $160 *Bring your cutting knife and apron to class



2 Responses to “Foxhollow offers cooking classes”

  1. Catt on January 6th, 2009 7:35 am

    Gosh, as someone new to the area, it would be great to know what Foxhollow is, where it is, directions, phone number – anything that would give a reader a clue.

  2. Scott Hack on January 6th, 2009 10:30 am

    Catt, until I can finish editing the post above, you can visit their website at

    Thank you for commenting btw!

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