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Holiday Cooking: How to Feed, Please and Nourish Everyone

Leslie Cerier's Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie

Saturday, November 2, 2019; 11AM-12:30PM; Bolton Library, Bolton, MA

Come learn the playful art of mix and match with our local harvest to cook up a seasonal holiday feast that everyone will love. Join The Organic Gourmet chef, teacher, and cookbook author Leslie Cerier to guide you choosing ingredients, accommodating everyone’s dietary needs, moods and desires to make a healthy, scrumptious, meal to please, feed and nourish everyone during this indulgent holiday season. Families and all ages are welcome. Free. There will be tasty samples for you to try and lots of recipes and ideas to take home.

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Loving Kindness in the Kitchen, From the Seed to the Table

At Esalen, Leslie Stirs chopped fresh herbs into a salad

Loving Kindness in the Kitchen, From the Seed to the Table; Sunday, November 10, 11AM-2:30PM; Amherst, MA

Through excited curiosity, our culinary adventure begins. In this hands-on, vegetarian cooking class, gourmet organic chef, teacher, and cookbook author Leslie Cerier guides us in the playful art of mix and match with the bounty from our local organic vegetarian harvest. We select ingredients, accommodating everyone’s dietary needs, moods and desires. Then we will cook and eat our lunch.

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From Seed to Table, Vegetarian Cooking from the Heart

Organic, Vegan. deliciousCoconut Curried Red Lentil Soup with Spinach

Sunday, October 6, 1-3PM; Yoga Center Amherst; 17 Kellogg Avenue, 2nd floor, Amherst, MA

How can we use more fresh local produce year round to create healthy and delicious meals?

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Organic Vegetarian Brunch

Organic Vegetable and Cheese Omelette with edible flowers. A summer treat for brunch made with fresh organic kale, thyme, marjoram, nasturtiums and borage flowers from my garden. Bunching onions & yellow summer squash from my organic CSA, the Brookfield Farm; grass raised organic eggs and goat feta from the Amherst Farmers Market, and from my birthday lunch yesterday from my daughter, Michelle and our local coop, some incredible goat cheese from Vermont. All these ingredients plus lots of love and slow cooking take this over the top. Savor and enjoy every delicious bite!

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Organic Veggie and Cheese Gourmet Breakfast Omelette

Local grass raised organic eggs and cheese make a great veggie omelette for my guests with farm fresh broccoli, scallions and herbs from my garden. Slow cooked in cast iron. Fresh picked strawberries stand in for toast. My guests enjoy nibbling on the berries while drinking their fair trade organic coffee for breakfast. Like them, I hope you will come and become one of my very satisfied organic b&b guests. When are you coming for your gourmet getaway visit?

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