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Cream of the Crop: Finding a Winner in Produce Aisle

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights

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Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
190 Underhill Ave
Btwn Sterling & St John Places
Brooklyn, New York 11238
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Mickey Davis

What you'll learn in this cooking techniques class:

In this class, we will take a closer look at the life of a few tasty fruits and vegetables - out in the fields, on the truck, in the store or at the market - and learn how to spot the qualities of a winner. Students will come away with agricultural, biochemical, nutritional, and culinary knowledge on fruits and vegetables that can be applied to produce situations everywhere.

You've seen them at the grocery store: those people digging through the pile of onions, pressing their noses to a cantaloupe with eyes closed tight, and groping the avocados in ways inappropriate for a public setting. When faced with a cornucopia of produce, we all want to find the best one.

After a short lecture, the class will walk to the beautiful and abundant Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket to test out our new selection skills. Students should please plan on bringing a few dollars to spend and a reusable bag to fill with the Cream of the Crop!

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If you're looking for a refund or class credit, you need to back out of the class a full week before it starts. (No exceptions!) We know it's draconian, but since we aren't charging an arm and a leg and have to buy all our materials in advance, it's kinda hard to deal with last-minute bailings.

We also can't transfer registrations to a future session of the class. Sorry!

Instead of dropping out if you have a schedule conflict, a better idea is to ask around and see if any of your friends want the spot. We can't give you a refund less than a week out, even if there's a wait list for the class. 

Regarding bad weather, we generally only cancel classes if the subway system stops running. If traveling during snowstorms might be an issue for you, please take this into account before registering for a class.  

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Cream of the Crop: Finding a Winner in Produce Aisle
Reviewed by Theresa LaSalle on 8/19/2014
Mickey was delightful. She knew so much and she was passionate about her work. Loved it.... A little cute thing to add is to give each of us a piece a fruit to eat while she was lecturing or a piece of fruit on the way to the market. Something where we got some taste of something she was talking about...even a freshly cut carrot or cucumber or slices..something to eat right then and there...not much just a sample...Charge a $1.00 or two more to cover that expense! Looking forward to taking more classes at your site. Be good to yourselves. Theresa
Cream of the Crop: Finding a Winner in Produce Aisle
Reviewed by Ingrid L. on 5/28/2015
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