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Inns at St. Albans Cooking Camp | Cooking with Cast Iron
Mar
22
to Mar 24

Inns at St. Albans Cooking Camp | Cooking with Cast Iron

Did you inherit your grandmother’s skillet or invest in a French enameled cast iron oven and now wondering what to do with them? Spend the weekend learning how to care for and cook with cast iron. By the end of the weekend, your cast iron recipe repertoire will expand beyond fried eggs and soups to hearty one-pot dinners, entrees for entertaining, and delicious desserts. 

2-day Culinary Camp with 2-nights accommodations includes: Cooking class Friday evening, Cooking Class all day Saturday. Wine Tasting and heavy appetizers on Friday night, Saturday morning continental breakfast. Saturday lunch buffet, Saturday night dinner (alcohol by consumption) Sunday morning breakfast buffet. 

Saturday Only Cooking Class is from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and includes lunch.

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Southern Season Cooking School | Primavera: Italian Flavors for the Spring
Apr
11
6:00 PM18:00

Southern Season Cooking School | Primavera: Italian Flavors for the Spring

From Southern Season:

An Award-Winning Professional Food Writer, Cook, Recipe Developer, Cooking Instructor, Public Speaker and Raconteur that describes herself to be “fueled by farmers’ markets, excellent bourbon, and the pursuit of the right word.”

Menu: Farro Salad with Herbs and Pistachios; Chicken Cutlets with Prosciutto and Roasted Lemon Sauce; Orzo with Wilted Spinach; Fresh Strawberry Granita and Vanilla Ice Cream with Aged Balsamic; Double Chocolate Biscotti

$65.00

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Fearrington Cooking School | An Irish Feast for St. Patrick’s Day
Mar
17
3:00 PM15:00

Fearrington Cooking School | An Irish Feast for St. Patrick’s Day

From Fearrington:

Price: $75

Join cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher Sheri Castle for a cooking demonstration of Irish favorites. This demo will show you how to prepare these recipes, plus tips and tricks to grow your culinary technique.

  • Corned Beef and Roasted Root Vegetables with Whiskey-Marmalade Glaze

  • Colcannon

  • Chocolate Guinness Decadence

This class is $75 per person and includes tax and gratuity, and samples of course!

The class will be held in The Cottage, our brand new creative studio space and teaching kitchen.

The fine print: Please include the names of attending guests in the gift message area. Your purchase confirmation serves as entry to this class – just pull it up on your mobile device or print out your confirmation.

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Five-Mile Farm | Crave-Worthy Cornbread and Buttermilk Creations
Mar
8
to Mar 10

Five-Mile Farm | Crave-Worthy Cornbread and Buttermilk Creations

From Half-Mile Farm in Highlands, NC:

What could be more Southern than cornbread and buttermilk? And who could create more ways to make, bake, blend, and twist it up than southern-favorite, Award-Winning cookbook author, chef and storyteller, Sheri Castle? We're talking about a full weekend of deliciousness, including...

At Friday Evening Social Hour, an Assortment of Hoecakes topped with:

  • Buttermilk Ricotta and Smoked Trout

  • Pulled Pork Barbecue and Slaw

  • Butter Bean Hummus


Specials at J. Henry Farmhouse Tavern, available all weekend

  • Individual Tamale Skillet Pies

  • Wedge Salad with Herbed Buttermilk Dressing, Crisp Bacon, and Black Pepper Cornbread Croutons


Special Breakfast Course
Mango and Buttermilk Smoothies

Afternoon Demo, Discussion, and Degustation

  • Perfect Appalachian skillet cornbread, paired with chilled farmstead buttermilk (Sheri will be bringing some of her family's home-ground heirloom cornmeal)

  • Cornbread Panzanella

  • Cornmeal Pound Cake with Macerated Fruit and Homemade Buttermilk Ice Cream and/or Blackberry-Buttermilk Sherbet

As Sheri puts it, she is "fueled by farmer's markets, excellent bourbon and pursuit of the right word," as she connects with everyone around her with clarity, insight and humor.

From breakfast Saturday morning, the experience builds with fun food chats, book signings and a tasty evening social hour.  The Crave-Worthy Cornbread and Buttermilk Weekend with Sheri Castle will delight, amuse and satisfy-both you and your palate!

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The Cottage at Fearrington | Casual Country French with Sheri Castle
Mar
3
3:00 PM15:00

The Cottage at Fearrington | Casual Country French with Sheri Castle

From Fearrington:

Price: $75

Join cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher Sheri Castle for a cooking demonstration featuring classic french dishes. This demo will show you how to prepare these recipes, plus tips and tricks to grow your culinary technique.

  • Garlic and Herb Gougeres

  • Classic Beef Bourginon

  • The Apple Lady’s Apple Cake

This class is $75 per person and includes tax and gratuity, and samples of course!

The class will be held in The Cottage, our brand new creative studio space and teaching kitchen.

The fine print: Please include the names of attending guests in the gift message area. Your purchase confirmation serves as entry to this class – just pull it up on your mobile device or print out your confirmation.

Reserve your seats now.

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The Cottage at Fearrington | Warming Winter Recipes From Your Instapot with Sheri Castle
Feb
24
3:00 PM15:00

The Cottage at Fearrington | Warming Winter Recipes From Your Instapot with Sheri Castle

From Fearrington:

Join cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher Sheri Castle for a cooking demonstration featuring winter recipes that you can whip up in your instapot. This demo will show you how to prepare these recipes, plus tips and tricks to grow your culinary technique.

  • Chicken with Fluffy Dumplings

  • Yakamein Noodle Bowls

  • Coconut Rice Pudding with Fresh Ambrosia

This class is $75 per person and includes tax and gratuity, and samples of course!

The class will be held in The Cottage, our brand new creative studio space and teaching kitchen.

The fine print: Please include the names of attending guests in the gift message area. Your purchase confirmation serves as entry to this class – just pull it up on your mobile device or print out your confirmation.

Price: $75

Reserve your seats now.

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The Cottage at Fearrington | Warming Winter Soups with Sheri Castle
Jan
27
3:00 PM15:00

The Cottage at Fearrington | Warming Winter Soups with Sheri Castle

From Fearrington:

Join cookbook author, recipe developer, and cooking teacher Sheri Castle for a cooking demonstration featuring winter soups to warm you inside and out. This class will show you how to prepare these recipes, plus tips and tricks to grow your culinary technique.

  • Creamy Chicken and White Bean

  • Light and Luxurious Cabbage Soup

  • Real Skillet Cornbread

This class is $75 per person and includes tax and gratuity.

The class will be held in The Cottage, our brand new creative studio space and teaching kitchen.

Price: $75

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Southern Season | Dinner from the Winter Farmers' Market
Jan
17
6:00 PM18:00

Southern Season | Dinner from the Winter Farmers' Market

From Southern Season:

What is at the Farmer’s Market in Winter and what can I make with it?? Let Chef Castle open your eyes to the possibilities of the winter bounty.

Menu: Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Wild Mushrooms and Hazelnuts; Mustard Crusted Pork Loin; Two-Potato and Aged Gruyère Gratin; Warm Brussels Sprout Slaw; Pear and Dried Cherry Crisp

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The Cottage at Fearrington | A Cocktail Party
Dec
16
3:00 PM15:00

The Cottage at Fearrington | A Cocktail Party

It’s the gift that keeps on giving – mastering the art of the cocktail! Join others in a demonstration exploring the method and mindset behind making the best drinks with Watson Fitts, our resident mixologist and bartender at the Fearrington House Restaurant. Enjoy the company of other libation-loving individuals as you learn the ways of mixology over hors d’oeuvres and, obviously, cocktails!

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Cooks Warehouse Cooking Class | Thanksgiving Hits in a Flash
Nov
17
10:30 AM10:30

Cooks Warehouse Cooking Class | Thanksgiving Hits in a Flash

Join cookbook author Sheri Castle in this exciting class featuring recipes from her new cookbook, Instantly Southern: 85 Southern Favorites for Your Pressure Cooker, Multicooker, and Instant Pot. Sheri will demystify the pressure cooker and show you just how simple, and safe, it can be! If you've been hoping to learn more about multicookers, today you will learn from the very best. You will make all of your holiday favorites, so you can pull off Thanksgiving with no muss, no fuss. This is entertaining in a flash!

• Winter Squash Soup with Apple Butter Cream

• Really Good Mashed Potatoes

• Lemony Sweet Potatoes

• Corn Pudding

• Quick Greens with Bacon

• 5-Minute Mac and Cheese

• Pecan Praline Cheesecake

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Southern Season | Holiday Dinner in an Instant
Nov
13
6:00 PM18:00

Southern Season | Holiday Dinner in an Instant

From Southern Season:

Sheri has a brand new cookbook called Instantly Southern: 85 Southern Favorites for your Pressure Cooker, Multicooker, and Instant Pot. In this class, Sheri will share recipes from the book to create a delectble holiday meal, plus poenty of tips and hints on how to get the best results from these marvelous time machines.

Menu: Winter Squash Soup with Apple Butter Cream; Baked Ham with Bourbon Jus; Lemony Sweet Potatoes; 5-Minute Mac and Cheese; Quick Greens with Toasted Garlic; Pecan Praline Cheesecake

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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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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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