We're always cooking something up at the Library! Whether you're just beginning to put meals together, looking for new inspiration, or hoping to refine your technique, we've got plenty of classes and workshops for all ages and skill levels.
Thursdays, Oct 24 - Dec 5, 4:00-5:00pm - Lakeview Library
No class Nov 28
Join us on Thursdays at Lakeview Library for all sorts of creative projects! There will be arts and crafts, cooking, games, and more!
Thursday, Nov 7, 3:30-4:30pm - Goodman South Madison Library
Join The Kids Chef, Chef Lily, in a hands-on cooking class for kids and families.
Wednesday, Nov 13, 6:15-7:45pm - Meadowridge Library
Explore rich, plant-based flavors and ways to diversify a vegetarian diet with your local Hy-Vee dietitian. Register online or call 288-6160. This event is funded in part by a grant from CUNA Mutual Foundation.
Saturday, Nov 16, 1:00-2:15pm - Meadowridge Library
This will be a hands-on class for kids ages 5-12. Participants will whip up some of Lily's favorite fun recipes. Registration begins 11/2.Register online or call 608-288-6160. This event is funded in part by a grant from CUNA Mutual Foundation.
Saturday, Nov 16, 3:00-4:15pm - Meadowridge Library
This will be a hands-on class for families. Participants will whip up some of Lily's favorite fun recipes. All attending adults and children must register. Register online or call 608-288-6160. This event is funded in part by a grant from CUNA Mutual Foundation.
Tuesday, Nov 19, 6:30-7:30pm - Alicia Ashman Library
Join us and learn some delicious vegetarian recipes with Huma Siddiqui from the Spice Box. The recipes are easy, delicious and flavored with fragrant spices, a perfect combination for anyone who wants to spice up their palate. We will be making Tandoori Squash, Cumin Rice and Lentils with Spinach. Register online or call 608-824-1780 beginning Nov 5.
Wednesday, Nov 20, 6:15-7:45pm - Meadowridge Library
Learn how to use the unique aroma and flavor of sichuan pepper in stir-fried dishes with Chef Paul Tseng. Register online or call 608-288-6160. This program is made possible by a grant from Beyond the Page, with additional support from Madison Community Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, and CUNA Mutual Foundation.
Saturday, Nov 23, 1:00-2:30pm - Meadowridge Library
Madame Chu will demonstrate making Mee Siam, a Peranakan sweet and spicy noodle dish. Participants will also get hands-on experience in making the dish. Register online or call 608-288-6160. This program is funded in part by Beyond the Page, National Endowment for the Humanities, Madison Community Foundation, and CUNA Mutual Foundation.
Local baker Punky Eagan will demonstrate how quick and easy truffles are to make for the upcoming holidays. The key is using a good quality, dark chocolate for the richest taste. Sample an assortment of flavors. Registration begins Nov 18.
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