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Appreciating Diversity

    • Mon, April 27, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • William Reif Gallery
    • 20

    Monday, April 27
    6:00–9:00 pm

    Real Boy is an intimate story of a family in transition. As 19-year-old Bennett Wallace navigates early sobriety, late adolescence, and the evolution of his gender identity, his mother makes her own transformation from resistance to acceptance of her trans son.  Along the way, both mother and son find support in their communities, reminding us that families are not only given, but chosen. NR; 72 min.

    We will start with supper, followed by the film and then a discussion of the film, characters, and artistry.

    Advanced Registration REQUIRED for food counts. NO WALK-INS.

    Register by: 4/25

    • Wed, April 29, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • William Reif Gallery
    • 12

    Samosas with Sweet and Spicy Chutney

    Wednesday, April 29

    11:30 am–1:00 pm

    Facilitator:  Usha Sundaram

    Get introduced to the Vegetarian / Vegan cooking with various herbs and spices. Along with the demonstration learn the health benefits of the herbs and spices used in the dish.

    Learn to incorporate Turmeric and other Anti-Inflammatory Spices in our everyday cooking to stay healthy with the double benefit of enhanced taste. Master the art of making Samosas, a fried or baked pastry with a savory filling of spiced potatoes accompanied by sweet & spicy chutney.

    Register by: 4/27

    • Tue, May 05, 2020
    • Wed, May 27, 2020
    • 4 sessions
    • William Reif Gallery
    • 15

    Tuesday, May 5, 12, 19, 27

    11:30 am–1:00 pm

    Facilitator:  Meltem Ozkok

    Turkish Cuisine is a heritage of Ottoman Cuisine which is basically combination of Mediterranean, Balkan, Eastern Europe and Middle Eastern cuisines.

    First Lesson:

    Learn to Cook Recipes with Eggplant, Bulgur Pilaf, and How to Make Homemade Yogurt.

    In this lesson we will learn how to cook Eggplant Kebab, Karniyarik (stuffed eggplant with ground beef) and Bulgur Pilaf (cracked wheat). After that, we will learn how to make Homemade Yogurt.

    Second Lesson:

    Learn to prepare special Turkish and Mediterranean Breakfast.

    If you want to surprise your guests at breakfast, don’t miss that lesson!

    In this lesson we will learn how to cook Menemen and Borek (cheese filled pastry). After that, we will learn what to serve during the breakfast and how to prepare Turkish tea. 

    Third lesson:

    Learn to cook Turkish recipes for brunch.

    In this lesson we will learn how to cook Mercimekli Kofte (lentil balls), stuffed vine leaves, and how to make homemade Baklava.

    Fourth lesson:

    How to cook Mediterranean meals?

    If you go to grocery and see lot’s of vegetables there and don’t know how to cook them, this lesson is for you!

     In this lesson we will cook Leek, green beans with olive oil, zucchini meal, spinach with ground beef.

    Register by: 5/3

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