Courses

Home dairying and cheese making is the goal of this course! This class will teach you that home dairying and cheese making can be simple, nutritious and cost effective. You will learn to make your own fresh Mozzarella cheese, Butter, Sour Cream and Fromage Blanc. Wine will be available for purchase courtesy of UCC SOWI. Instructor: Mary Hawes. Please bring a ½ pint glass jar with lid and a small bowl with lid to transport your cheese.


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Join Emily Pope, owner of PNW Grazing Co. for Classic Charcuterie with a Modern Twist.In this one-day class, you learn all the ways to make a beautiful charcuterie board. Not only will you learn techniques, knife-skills, and presentation but you will also get to take your work home with you to share with your family and friends. You will build their own presentation consisting of two types of meats (salami, turkey), 2 cheeses (a hard and a soft cheese), fruits (strawberries, blueberries, grapes, raspberries), vegetables (baby carrots, cucumbers, baby bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, celery, nuts (pistachios), crackers, something sweet (cookies and/or chocolate), hummus, ranch, and a garnishment of some sort (flowers, herbs) Students are asked to bring a cutting board and paring knife. All food is included in the cost of the class. Wine will be available for purchase, courtesy of UCC SOWI.


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Do you want to be THE Dutch Oven expert? Join instructor Eugene Regan for an amazing experience! He will guide you in preparing a dozen different, hands-on recipes. Centuries ago, the Dutch Oven was the main cooking utensil in every household! Learn how to select, care for, and use a Dutch Oven to produce GREAT tasting food. Enjoy eating all of your creations in class! All supplies included. This class is held outdoors.


Saturday, October 23, 2021, 10:00am, CC PATIO
This course will teach you everything you need to prosper in the backyard nursery business.


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Have you heard of the current Instant Pot craze and how quickly you can make dinner with it? Come learn how to make a classic comforting Italian stew, Chicken Cacciatore. The Instant Pot will help you create fall-apart tender chicken, loaded with mushrooms and vegetables in a rich flavorful sauce. Served over a lush bed of Herbed Polenta, Italian comfort food doesn't get much better.


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In this class you will learn how to make corn tortillas from scratch, starting with whole filed corn. Also known as Nixtamalization, this is an ancient tradition from the Aztec culture. This class also covers rendering lard, making salsa and cooking some samples to eat. All safety and COVID protocols will be followed to create a sterile environment for food prep and cooking. Course materials are included in the course fee. Instructor: Larry Stokes Course Fee: 39.00


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Whatever you may be celebrating we have just the dinner for you! Join Iron Chef Brandy Stumpe and learn to serve a meal fit for celebrating. In this class you will prepare a fennel salad with a mustard vinaigrette to get your meal started. Your entre' will be fish-fit-for-the-Queen (filet of Sole), sweet risotto and a scrumptious twice baked spinach soufflé. You will complete your cooking experience with a luxurious pear pie. Is your mouth watering?


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This is a project-based course utilizing an open-lab format. Students can creatively plan, fabricate, smith, and make art out of metal. Topics covered will include: welding amp; blacksmithing processes, safety, equipment, and essential variables of operation. Class is open to all levels of students. Please bring safety glasses, closed toed shoes, a lab coat, and welding helmet to each class. Materials for projects are not included in the course fee. Machine tools, welders, torches, and forges are included. Contact instructor, Ian Fisher at 541-440-7819.


October 12, 2021 to November 16, 2021, 06:00pm, LH 11
This WSET Level 1 Award in Wines course explores global regions and wine styles for consumers and industry professionals. The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines course focuses on the characteristics of many grape varieties of the world; the styles of wine they produce; and how to use label information to understand a wine's quality and style. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin. This course will be held on Saturday, March 5th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Examination is scheduled directly following the final class period on March 5th at 5:00 p.m. All course materials, including the Level 1 Workbook, will be provided day-of. No prior study or preparation is required. Refund Policy: Students will receive a full refund when a WSET course is cancelled by the Umpqua Community College due to insufficient enrollment. No refunds will be given after the class date has commenced. No refunds will be given after February 16th, the specification examination is ordered on this date. Note: If a WSET candidate is absent from an examination, all applicable fees encompassing an examination re-sit including (but not limited to) exam re-ordering, shipping costs, and other penalty fees will be charged to the student.


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