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Christmas: A Victorian Feast where the starch is only in your collar | Mark Snyder

Thurs., Dec. 13 | 6:30 – 9 p.m.

$60 members | $70 non-members
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Botany Hall Kitchen

In this class, you will learn how to prepare and stuff a gorgeous crown roast of pork with a hazelnut stuffing. You will then help prepare side dishes that would be at home on any elegant table. Our dessert will be a traditional English Trifle sans the copious carbohydrates. Class is a mix of hands-on work and chef demonstration. Basic knife and general kitchen skills will also be included. The pork was raised lovingly by Fallen Aspen Farm near Slippery Rock, Pa.

Select photos © Paul g. Wiegman