Thursday, June 18, 2015, 6-8pm
Whether the idea of cooking your own bbq seems daunting or there is a well-used smoker in your garage, join Backyard Pit Master, Jim King for an evening of tips and techniques that will up your backyard bbq game. Jim will cover setting up your grill, choosing cuts of meat, injections vs. rubs, regulating temperature and much more. Class participants will practice injecting, applying a rub, and chopping/ pulling. We'll also make bbq sauce and customize a rub to take home.
Thursday, July 9, 2015, 6-8pm
If you’ve ever wanted to try jam making, this will be an easy introduction to the hobby. Jen Garrison will lead you through the session with jam basics and fun twists as well as water bath canning and safety. For several years, Jen has been making small batch, gourmet, organic, fruit-forward jams with Plum Granny Farm in King, NC. As a former archaeologist, historic hearth cook, pastry chef, and now organic farmer and jam maker, food is never far from her thoughts.