The Savory Herbal Kitchen




Class Description

Join Betsy Williams for this introduction to using herbs.

Growing herbs? Buying them dewy fresh at the farm stand? Learn how use just-picked fresh herbs to enhance the flavors of ordinary condiments. Herb-enhanced condiments provide layers of flavor to everyday family meals and can also become special gifts to friends and family! It’s simple, fun, delicious and very satisfying! Betsy will demonstrate how to create savory herb butters, vinegars, mustards, herb salts, two types of pesto and rosemary walnuts. We’ll discuss sourcing and qualities of basic condiments and how to preserve and store herb-enhanced homemade ones. Students will sample each condiment and then make a pint of herb vinegar, container of herb butter and bottle of herb salt to take home.

One, two-hour class: Saturday, 10 am – noon. Runs July 22, 2017. Newburyport Public Library, Program Room.
Cost: $35.00 (Fee covers all supplies and tastings). Class limit: 15.