Workshops, classes, & seminars: Something to be learned
At the Gunn Memorial Library
Members of New Milford Hospital’s Diebold Family Cancer Care Center will lead a Plant Based Cooking Workshop entitled Let’s Get Cooking. This workshop, includes a cooking demonstration and tasting, and is about eating to promote a healthy weight plus prevention and risk reduction of chronic diseases will be facilitated by Michele MacDonnell, RD, C-DN, Clinical Nutrition Manager; Kerry Gold, Director Dining Services, Unidine Corporation and Cynthia Tyler, RN, OCN, CBCN, CN-BN, Cancer Navigator.
Participants will gain an understanding of plant-based nutrition is: Minimally processed foods from plants, modest amounts of fish, lean meat and low fat dairy, red meat sparingly. Identify plant foods: vegetables, fruits, grains, nuts, dry beans and legumes. Understand the role of overall eating choices in reducing cancer risk and disease prevention: Vitamins and minerals in vegetables and fruits may protect against cancer. Other natural compounds called phytochemicals can help to protect cells in the body from damage that can lead to cancer. Name the main benefits of plant based proteins: helps maintain strong immune system, promotes cell growth, repair and maintenance, improves heart health, aids muscle growth and recommendations for alcohol intake.
Tuesday, January 15, 6 – 7:30 pm
Snow date: Tuesday, January 22, 6 pm
Gunn Memorial Library
5 Wykeham Road
The Recipe: Apple Strudel
Standard Space is pleased to present The Recipe, an episodic live cooking show where a dessert is demonstrated, prepared, and served to an audience. This episode: Apple Strudel. Love, Sex, and Death; The Forbidden Fruit flambéed, filled, and rolled in a humble dough of flour and water. Come learn how to make the official dessert of Vienna, Austria at Standard Space in Sharon. Performed by Kristin Worrall, with video by David Pym.
Kristin Worrall is a pastry artist, performer, sound designer, and musician based in New York City, born in Providence, RI. She has performed and produced her live baking show The Recipe at various venues in and around New York City. She is a founding member of Nature Theater of Oklahoma (Life and Times, No Dice, Poetics). Her sound work has been seen and heard at BAM, The Public Theater, The Kitchen, PS 122, The Wexner Center, New Ohio Theater, The Knitting Factory, The Conan O’Brien Show, the Food Network, and many others. Ms. Worrall is a Henry Hewes Design Nominee, a recipient of the A.R.T. New York Theater Grant for Sound Design, and is an alumni of the Lincoln Center’s Director’s Lab and the Watermill Center. She is a graduate of Institute of Culinary Education (Baking/Pastry Arts), The New School (MA/Media Studies), and UW-Madison (BA/English).
Two performances: Friday, January 25 & Saturday, January 26, 8 pm
Doors open at 7:30 pm
147 Main Street