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October House | Join us!

Posted by on Oct 4, 2017 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

October House | Join us!

Do you love to cook? Are looking for a change in your career or educational path? Want to learn more about the Community Culinary School? Join the Community Culinary School of Northwestern Connecticut for an Open House on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m!  Participants can learn more about our culinary arts training and job placement program, observe the 35th session of students in the kitchen, and speak with our graduates about their experience. The Open House is an opportunity to learn firsthand about our 12-week program and employment prospects upon graduation. Light refreshments, prepared by students, will be provided. Interested participants must RSVP to this event. To RSVP, e-mail us. Details: Community Culinary School of Northwestern CT | Open House When: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Time: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Location: 7 Whittlesey Ave, New Milford, CT 06776 Admission: Free, but RSVP...

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Apple Brown Betty

Posted by on Oct 10, 2016 in Newsletters | 0 comments

Apple Brown Betty

Here’s a brief history lesson on the Apple Brown Betty: The dessert is said to have originated in colonial times, when apples were often used to sweeten dishes. The recipe was first published in the 1864 Yale Literary Magazine as “brown Betty.” Brown was lowercase and Betty was capitalized, probably referring to a specific person. Whoever the lady was, the dessert is a favorite autumn recipe made with lovely apples, spices, and layers of crumbs.     Ingredients:Dots of butter, plus extra for greasing the pan2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for dusting pan5 to 6 apples, such as Gala, peeled and thinly sliced1/2 tablespoon cinnamon2 tablespoons sugar2 1/4 cups light or dark brown sugar6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted Directions:1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter and flour 9×9-inch baking dish. 2. In small bowl, toss apples with cinnamon and sugar. Set aside.3. In large bowl, combine flour and brown sugar in mixer on low speed. Slowly add butter until mixture has a sand-like consistency. 4. Cover baking dish with 1/4-inch layer of crumble mixture. Add layer of apples, but do not press down. Continue alternating layers of crumble and apples. Finish with layer of crumble. Dot with butter.5. Cover with foil and bake 1 hour and 20  minutes. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream. Serves 6...

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Oct. 27th: Free Breakfast Bash in New Milford, CT

Posted by on Oct 1, 2016 in Newsletters | 0 comments

  Start your day with a delicious breakfast! Big Breakfast Bash! Thursday, October 27 | 8am-9am | @ CCSNC  To kick off our annual appeal, we invite you to attend our BIG BREAKFAST BASH! This year, we are doing things a bit different! On Thursday, October 27th, enjoy a hearty breakfast on us!  Yes, a FREE BREAKFAST. Bring the whole family or office! The breakfast buffet will include: Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Home Fries,French Toast, Fruit, and Muffins. Juice, coffee, and tea will be served as well. Breakfast will run from 8am-9am at St. John’s Church Hall, 7 Whittlesey Avenue in New Milford. We look forward to seeing you there! Please RSVP by phone at (203) 512-5791 or email Fund Development Assistant, Karen Anderson. Please RSVP by Monday, October 17. Reservations are required. Copyright © , All rights reserved. Our mailing address is: Want to change how you receive these emails? You can...

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National Eat Outside Day: Lunch on the Green Tomorrow 8/31

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Newsletters | 0 comments

  Join us for lunch to celebrate National Eat Outside Day – Looking forward to seeing you! Please place your lunch order by 3pm TODAY. In the event of rain: Lunch will be held inside St. John’s Church Hall (7 Whittlesey Avenue, New Milford) CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR LUNCH Copyright © , All rights reserved. Our mailing address is: Want to change how you receive these emails? You can...

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Summer Events Extended

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in Newsletters | 0 comments

  The Dish   CORRECTION: In the earlier version of this newsletter, the date for National Eat Outside Day was incorrect. The event is on Wed. August 31st, not Wed. August 29th as it stated in the previous newsletter. Apologies for this oversight – we hope you can join us for lunch on the green to celebrate National Eat Outside Day on Wednesday, August 31st! Updates and News New Session Begins Sept. 12! We are accepting applications for our next session! If you or someone you know is interested in pursuing a career in the food service industry but lacks the training and/or life skills to achieve that dream, consider enrolling in our culinary job training program.  For more information, visit our website or call 203-512-5791 to speak with the Executive Director, Dawn Hammacott to schedule an interview and tour the Community Culinary School facility. Our Children’s Cooking Classes Begin NEXT WEEK – Just a Few Spots Left! Cooking is a skill that can benefit your child for a lifetime! In addition to being a creative outlet, an understanding of basic cooking techniques and nutrition can lead to a healthier and happier self. The Community Culinary School cooking classes will introduce your child to fun recipes as he or she learns to prepare healthy, delicious food from scratch. Classes also include safe food practices. Cooking as a Life Skill Participants will learn delicious and fun to prepare recipes for snacks, breakfast lunch, dinner and dessert including healthier versions of some of their favorites.  Three Sessions to choose from: August 8 – 12 Age Group: 10 to 12 years old Time: 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm August 15 – 19 Age Group: 6 to 9 years old Time: 9:30 am to 12:00 pm Age Group: 10 to 12 years old Time: 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm Cost: $175 per session  Fill out this form to give your child the best summer yet with the gift of cooking! September 6: YardApes Golf Classic at the Exclusive Bull’s Bridge Golf Course Calling all golfers – last chance to play in a once-in-a-lifetime golfing experience. You have the chance to play golf in the YardApes Golf Classic at Bull’s Bridge Golf Course – where even celebrities are being denied membership!  The Quad-Am Golf Classic a full day of golf, lunch, dinner, and adult beverages throughout the event ending with an awards ceremony at the dinner. You may arrange to play as singles, twosomes, or foursomes.  Space is limited to 100 players so get your buddies together and sign up as soon as and as fast as you can! Sign up today for an unforgettable golfing experience. All proceeds from this event benefit the Community Culinary School’s job training and placement programs. Wed. August 31st – Clear Your Schedule for a Picnic on the New Milford Green!   Other Upcoming Events   AUG. 8-12 / 15-19   Kid’s Summer Cooking Classes Spots are filling up quickly! Sign your child up for our children’s cooking classes HERE.   AUG. 31   National Eat Outside Day Grab your blankets for a picnic lunch outside on the New Milford Green on Wednesday, August 31st! We’ll be celebrating National Eat Outside Day and we hope you will join us for an al-fresco lunch, prepared by the Community Culinary School. More info to come!   SEPT 6   YardApes Golf Classic at Bull’s Bridge Golf Course LAST CALL: Extend your weekend — Sign up HERE  for an incredible golfing experience.     SEPT. 7   Taste of New Milford Join us on the New Milford Green for the Taste of New Milford, hosted by Nicholas Tobin & Associates. The event runs from 5:00pm-7:30pm. Savor the culinary delights of New Milford and beyond! Food vendors from local restaurants, bakeries, and caterers will be in attendance. Tickets will be on sale soon! All proceeds will be donated to the Community Culinary School of Northwestern CT.   SEPT. 12   We are accepting applications for all upcoming sessions. Our next session starts on September 12, 2016.  Apply Today! Learn valuable culinary skills and become ServSafe certified. Don’t delay your dream.   Give us a call at (203)...

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