Southern Season | Sociable Sunday Supper for a Crowd
Aug
14
6:00 PM18:00

Southern Season | Sociable Sunday Supper for a Crowd

Great food, fun and fellowship is what a Sunday Social is all about.  No one ever leaves hungry. Let’s gather in the cooking school and enjoy local cookbook author Sheri Castle’s menu that will tantalize not only your taste buds but will elicit times gone by.  You won’t be required to clean your plates to be served dessert!

 

Menu: Field Pea Relish with Crackers; Southern Barbecue Chicken; Tangy Two-Potato Salad; Watermelon and Tomato Salad with Lime Vinaigrette; Brown Sugar Pound Cake with Stone Fruit.

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Southern Season | French for the First Whisper of Fall
Aug
10
3:00 PM15:00

Southern Season | French for the First Whisper of Fall

Time to break out the sweaters and pull out the soup pot as we prepare for fall to set in. Sheri Castle wears many culinary hats that include cookbook author, storyteller and recipe developer.  Come see for yourself as Sheri prepares this scrumptious menu for you and your guests.

 

Menu: Savory Ham and Cheese Quick Bread; Creamed Onion Tart with Salad; Boeuf Bourguignon; Potato and Parsnip Purée; Classic Apple Tarte Tatin.

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Southern Season | Summer Dinner Party from the Farmers' Market
Jul
31
6:00 PM18:00

Southern Season | Summer Dinner Party from the Farmers' Market

Walking the isles of the local markets, you will witness the vibrant colors and aromas of tempting foods that will have you eating with your eyes and nose and rushing home to cook to satisfy your stomach.  Local author, Sheri Castle has prepared this incredible menu to celebrate the harvest of the season.

 

Menu: Yellow Peach Gazpacho; Goat Cheese Panna Cotta with Heirloom Tomato Salad; Grilled Ratatouille Meatloaf; Fresh Corn Grits; Cornmeal Pound Cake with Peaches, Blackberries and Sweet Basil Syrup.

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Cooking with the Seasons Culinary Camp Inns at St. Albans
Jul
19
to Jul 21

Cooking with the Seasons Culinary Camp Inns at St. Albans

From the Inn at St. Albans: 

Sheri Castle is famous for her brilliant recipes and smart tips and hints, especially when it comes to building menus around garden-fresh produce. She applies classic cooking techniques to seasonal ingredients to create gorgeous dishes that look more complicated than they are. Her approach is one part timeless Mediterranean, one part authentic Southern and one part quite clever.

During the weekend, Sheri will lead hands-on classes that encourage participants to rethink the wide world of fresh produce and local, seasonal ingredients. Each component of the meal – from appetizers through dessert – will showcase something fresh and fabulous.

We’ll also go on a field trip excursion, to an artisan producer or local farmers market, to give us a chance to talk about how to select and store ingredients and combine them with pantry basics to create fabulous meals. You might discover new ingredients and you’re certain to view familiar ones with fresh eyes. Her goal is to inspire home cooks of all levels to enjoy cooking with enthusiasm, confidence and creativity. It’s no wonder she is one of the most popular cooking class teachers and food writers in the culinary world. As one seasoned food journalist observed, “Sheri Castle is one of the most brilliant recipe developers I know, a terrific writer, and her cooking classes are equal parts crucial info and laugh-until-you-drop trenchant observation.” This weekend you’ll feel as though you’re cooking alongside a trusted friend who just happens to be an accomplished chef and recipe expert.

We’ll learn lots, laugh often, and eat well.

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Southern Season | Burger Party for Father’s Day
Jun
12
6:00 PM18:00

Southern Season | Burger Party for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is fast approaching.  Sheri Castle, a local award winning professional concerning all things culinary, brings us a menu that any father would have a hard time passing up!  Grab your seats and tuck in your napkin at your chin for this enticing meal!

Menu: Retro Cheeseburger Pie with Salad and Homemade Ranch; BLT Burgers with Secret Sauce; Creamed Spinach with Tater Tot Topping; Diner-Style Chocolate Cream Pie

To register visit http://www.southernseason.com/events/single/?location=&type=&id=28013

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Southern Season | French Menu for Spring
May
10
6:00 PM18:00

Southern Season | French Menu for Spring

Whenever Julia Child was asked how one could become so passionate about French cooking, her response would be “Go to France and eat!”. Sheri Castle, local cookbook author of The New Southern Garden Cookbook, will have you looking for your passport and luggage after you enjoy this menu!

Menu: French Breakfast Radishes with Butter, Salt and Baguette; Carrot Soup; Tarragon Chicken; Crushed New Potatoes; Asparagus with Egg; Crêpes with Fresh Berries and Warm Chocolate Ganache

Register at http://www.southernseason.com/events/single/?location=&type=&id=27987

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Southern Season | Favorite Takes on Southern Shrimp
Apr
12
6:00 PM18:00

Southern Season | Favorite Takes on Southern Shrimp

The life of a shrimp in the south has many faces outside of the peel-‘n’-eat. How about fried, over grits, in a stew, with a red sauce and on and on.  Come sit a spell and listen to the tales of local author Sheri Castle as she spins a yarn or two about shrimp in the south.

Menu: Shrimp Po’Boy; Sheri’s Seafood Muddle; Lowcountry Red Rice with Shrimp and Sausage; Harkers Island Milk Pie

Register at http://www.southernseason.com/events/single/?location=&type=&id=27959

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Southern Season Cooking Class | St. Patrick’s Irish
Mar
15
6:00 PM18:00

Southern Season Cooking Class | St. Patrick’s Irish

From Southern Season 

Cookbook author, Sheri Castle has assembled an Emerald Isle inspired menu for you.  Don’t just reserve it for the annual wearing-of-the-green, this is a menu that should be revisited several times a year.  Your Irish eyes will be smiling with a full belly!

Menu:  Irish Brown Bread with Smoked Salmon and Mustard Butter; Creamy Leek Potato Soup; Corned Beef and Roasted Root Vegetables with Whiskey-Marmalade Glaze; Sticky Toffee Pudding with Guinness Ice Cream

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Copy of Charleston Food + Wine | LeCreuset Book Signing
Mar
3
12:00 PM12:00

Copy of Charleston Food + Wine | LeCreuset Book Signing

Join me in the Culinary Village at this year's Charleston Food + Wine. 

Located in Marion Square, the Culinary Village is the heart + soul of Charleston Wine + Food, and the 2018 menu is bigger and better than ever before.  Opening Friday of festival week at Opening Ceremony and continuing through Sunday, an all-inclusive daily ticket guarantees five hours of tasting, sipping, chef demos, live music, retail therapy, and more. Whether a first time attendee or a Wine + Food veteran, the Culinary Village must be on your festival week itinerary.

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Charleston Food + Wine | LeCreuset Book Signing
Mar
2
12:00 PM12:00

Charleston Food + Wine | LeCreuset Book Signing

Join me in the Culinary Village at this year's Charleston Food + Wine. 

Located in Marion Square, the Culinary Village is the heart + soul of Charleston Wine + Food, and the 2018 menu is bigger and better than ever before.  Opening Friday of festival week at Opening Ceremony and continuing through Sunday, an all-inclusive daily ticket guarantees five hours of tasting, sipping, chef demos, live music, retail therapy, and more. Whether a first time attendee or a Wine + Food veteran, the Culinary Village must be on your festival week itinerary.

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Cooks Warehouse Cooking Classes Feb 26, 27, 28
Feb
26
to Feb 28

Cooks Warehouse Cooking Classes Feb 26, 27, 28

Feb 26 | Classic, Easy French Hands On

Preparing authentic French food doesn’t have to be fussy or complicated. Quality ingredients and proven techniques allow you to keep things easy on yourself while producing amazing results for your guests. Learn from Sheri Castle, author of the Le Creuset Cookbook: A Collection of Recipes from Our French Table, the secrets to preparing classic French dishes with ease.
• Baked Camembert with Poached Fruit
• Salad Lyonnaise
• Salmon in Puff Pastry
• Celery Root Remoulade
• Berry Clafouti
**Attendees will receive a copy of LE CREUSET COOKBOOK: A Collection of Recipes from Our French Table, a $35 value.

Feb 27 | Cast-Iron Cooking with French Flair Hands On

The new Le Creuset Cookbook: A Collection of Recipes from Our French Table, is out, and it just so happens that a cooking school favorite, Sheri Castle, is the writer and recipe editor on this project. We are thrilled to welcome Sheri back to talk about these classic French recipes & more using Le Creuset’s timeless French cookware.
• Buckwheat Blini with Smoked Fish, Crème Fraiche, and Capers
• Coq au Vin Mousseaux
• Pommes Lyonnaise
• Charred Haricots Verts a la Maitre d’hotel
• Apple Tarte Tatin
**Attendees will receive a copy of LE CREUSET COOKBOOK: A Collection of Recipes from Our French Table, a $35 value.

Feb 28 | Cozy French Dinner Party for Winter (10470) 

Impress your friends at your next dinner party when you serve them elegant French recipes! Chef Sheri Castle, writer and recipe editor for the Le Creuset Cookbook: A Collection of Recipes from Our French Table returns to The Cook’s Warehouse and shows you how to do it all without breaking a sweat. With the classic French recipes featured in this book and Sheri’s professional insight, you’ll have the dose of confidence you need as shares with you all of this and more.
• Garlic and Herb Gougeres
• Shellfish Bisque
• Entrecote de Boeuf with Sauce Bernaise
• Parsnip and Potato Puree
• Chocolate Soufflé
**Attendees will receive a copy of LE CREUSET COOKBOOK: A Collection of Recipes from Our French Table, a $35 value.

 

 

 

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Root Bound 2018 | Sip, Savor, Jam Appalachia
Feb
23
to Feb 25

Root Bound 2018 | Sip, Savor, Jam Appalachia

Join me for a full-immersion weekend of food, spirits, and music with Grammy Award-winning bluegrass band The SteelDrivers, James Beard awarded Victuals author Ronni Lundy, five-time James Beard nominee and 'Best Chef in America' semifinalist John Fleer of Rhubarb in Asheville, and New York Times Bestselling Author Sharyn McCrumb.

Check out the schedule and get your tickets here https://www.rootboundhighlands.com. 

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Southern Season | Classic Supper Club Dinner Party
Feb
15
6:00 PM18:00

Southern Season | Classic Supper Club Dinner Party

Looking for new menu ideas for your neighborhood supper club dinner?  Sheri Castle, local award winning culinary storyteller and cookbook author, is here to share some fresh ideas to get your neighbors off their couches and into the club.

Menu: Roasted Beet and Citrus Salad with Honey-Orange Vinaigrette; Braised Cola and Bourbon Brisket; Warm Brussels Sprouts and Leek Slaw with Bacon and Pecans; Cheddar Mashed Potatoes; Salted Caramel Banana Pudding

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Southern Season | A Meal in a Cast Iron Skillet Class
Jan
11
6:00 PM18:00

Southern Season | A Meal in a Cast Iron Skillet Class

Maybe you inherited cast iron from your grandmother, or maybe you purchased a brand new one from our store; either way, if you treat it right, it could last you a lifetime. They are just as handy for frying a plate full of bacon as they are for a gooey, sticky skillet cake. Sheri, local author of The New Southern Garden Cookbook, has put together a lip smacking menu, all made in cast iron!

Menu: Warm Beer Cheese Dip with Soft Pretzel Bread; Spanakopita Chicken Pot Pie; Baked Pasta with Mushrooms and Sausage; Kitchen Sink Skillet Cookie with Ice Cream

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Dumplins' and Dancin'
Dec
1
to Dec 3

Dumplins' and Dancin'

  • Hindman Settlement School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Dumplin’s & Dancin’ is more than just a get-together. It’s a community-wide gathering where farmers, musicians, chefs, square dance callers, seed savers, dancers, and food activists, all committed to the preservation of Appalachian foodways and dance traditions, come together to learn, network, and eat at the historic Hindman Settlement School. Attendees may choose to take part in a host of workshops and each evening features a powerful keynote along with lively music and dancing.

Join me for a session on old-fashioned holiday candies Friday, December 1 at 4:00pm.

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Southern Season Cooking School: Everything's Better with Pie!
Nov
14
6:00 PM18:00

Southern Season Cooking School: Everything's Better with Pie!

Sugar, Butter, Flour: The Waitress Pie Book, was recently released noting Sheri Castle as the recipe developer. Inspired by the movie—now a broadway play —these creative and delicious recipes will delight the imagination and amaze the taste buds.

Menu: “Leeky” Roof Potato Pie; “My Husband’s a Jerk” Chicken Pot Pie; Twisted Kentucky Bourbon Pecan Pie; Candy Gold Apple Pie; In the Dark, Dark Triple Chocolate Truffle Pie

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Southern Season Cooking School: Dinner Party from the Fall Farmers' Market
Oct
24
6:00 PM18:00

Southern Season Cooking School: Dinner Party from the Fall Farmers' Market

Most of us don’t know the seasons like the farmers do. Try visiting your local farmers’ market. Seasons have more meaning when you taste your way through them. Sheri’s menu celebrates the best the farms have to offer in October.

Menu: Hakurei Turnip Soup with Smoked Trout and Bacon Butter; Pecan-Crusted Salmon with Tomato Jam; Mustard Seed Mashed Potatoes; Skillet Greens; Apple Crisp with Bourbon-Soaked Cherries

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Keynote Address at the Great Smoky Mountain Food Days
Oct
7
9:00 AM09:00

Keynote Address at the Great Smoky Mountain Food Days

  • University of Tennessee Visitors' Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join me in Knoxville at the University of Tennessee for the Great Smoky Mountain Food Days, where I'll be delivering the keynote address at 9:00am and enjoying the day's festivities. For a full schedule of events for the gathering, click here.

Will you be there too? I'd love to connect. Send me a message.

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