May 2013

Wed
01
One Household, Several Diets with Wendy Watson
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Ann Arbor
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One Household, Several Diets with Wendy Watson
Wednesday, May 1st
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Ann Arbor, Fee: $39.00

Are you frustrated trying to put dinner on the table when everyone in the house wants something different? One person is vegan, another lacto-vegetarian, another wants meat and another has severe allergies to consider. Discover good basic strategies and items to have on hand to make mealtime less overwhelming and still work for everyone. Wendy will start with brown rice, and then add different sauces and ingredients to meet dietary needs. Guaranteed to be delicious even, if you have no restrictions. Please note: This class is gluten-free. Please register with Ann Arbor Community Education & Recreation. Pre-registration required. Call 734-994-2300 x 53203. www.aareced.com.

Mon
06
Italian Seafood with Francesca Giarraffa
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Ann Arbor
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Italian Seafood with Francesca Giarraffa
Monday, May 6th
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Ann Arbor, Fee: $55.00

Sicily and Campania inspire the dishes featured in this class. You start with an appetizer made of sautéed Mussels served as a Bruschetta with just a drizzle of spicy olive oil.  The main course features Merluzzo, grilled cod fillets topped with a lemony sauce and a Fennel and Cannellini Bean Salad. Crown the meal with a Biancomangiare. This creamy white pudding from Sicily features Amaretto and almonds topped with poached fruit. Please register with Ann Arbor Community Education & Recreation. Pre-registration required. Call 734-994-2300 x 53203. www.aareced.com.

Wed
08
How to Burn Fat with Dr. Schmidt
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Ann Arbor
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How to Burn Fat with Dr. Schmidt
Wednesday, May 8th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ann Arbor , Free

Is your home or office microwaving you? Come find out what dirty electricity is, what it causes and how to solve the problem simply. To register for this workshop, please visit our Customer Service Desk or call us at (734) 975-4500.

Thu
09
Navatran Korma with Jyothi Mathews Abraham
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Ann Arbor
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Navatran Korma with Jyothi Mathews Abraham
Thursday, May 9th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Ann Arbor , Fee: $45.00

From the Mughlai region of northern  India Jyothi presents this popular vegetarian dish whose name literally means  “nine gems.” The “gems” are a mixture of paneer cheese, nuts, raisins, and various vegetables simmered in a spicy yogurt sauce. Try your hand at making Chapati, the traditional flat bread that perfectly complements spicy curries.  Finish the meal with a sweet Carrot Hawla, a typical dessert found in this region. Please register with Ann Arbor Community Education & Recreation. Pre-registration required. Call 734-994-2300 x 53203. www.aareced.com.

Mon
13
Meatless Mondays with Misty Callies
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Ann Arbor
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Meatless Mondays with Misty Callies
Monday, May 13th
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Ann Arbor, Fee: $45.00

Want to join the Meatless Monday movement without replacing meat with pounds of cheese and other dairy? Would you like dishes that would serve as the main course for your vegetarian teenager and a substantial side for your meat eating spouse? Join Misty as she demonstrates vegetarian dishes for everyday dinners. Recipes: Pasta with Cranberry Bean Ragout; Vegetable Gratin; Cauliflower and Potato Curry; Mushroom, Poblano and Sweet Potato Tacos; Kitchen Drawer Fried Rice. Please register with Ann Arbor Community Education & Recreation. Pre-registration required. Call 734-994-2300 x 53203. www.aareced.com.

Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
Thursday, May 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Fee

The weather is warming up and that means it's time to head outside for some cooking over the coals or gratesl. Let's chat about our favorite foods to kiss with flame, tips and tricks for seasoning, and more. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Mon
20
Fast and Healthy with Wendy Watson
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Ann Arbor
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Fast and Healthy with Wendy Watson
Monday, May 20th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Ann Arbor, Fee: $39.00

Yikes! You forgot to plan dinner and now you will be home late. You don’t have to resort to fast food again. Gain excellent advice on items you can stock in your freezer, pantry and refrigerator that will help you make a healthy meal in a hurry. You will enjoy a stir-fry and gluten-free noodles dish while Wendy shares her secrets and valuable tips for planning ahead. Please register with Ann Arbor Community Education & Recreation. Pre-registration required. Call 734-994-2300 x 53203. www.aareced.com.

Thu
23
Canning 101 with Cynthia Hodges
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Ann Arbor
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Canning 101 with Cynthia Hodges
Thursday, May 23rd
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Ann Arbor, Fee: $39.00

Plan ahead for preserving the bounty from your summer garden. Understand the basics of safe canning methods using a warm water bath and pressure canning. Assist the instructor in preparing the vegetables and take home a jar to begin stocking your pantry. A little planning now will allow you to eat local food all year long. Please register with Ann Arbor Community Education & Recreation. Pre-registration required. Call 734-994-2300 x 53203. www.aareced.com.

Fri
24
Exploring Wine
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Exploring Wine
Friday, May 24th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $20.00

Join Steve Kolody as we explore classic and unique styles of white wine from throughout the world. Snack on some delicious cheeses and taste some great wine for your summer gatherings! Seating is limited, please sign up at the customer service desk!

Wed
29
Gnocchi
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Ann Arbor
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Gnocchi
Wednesday, May 29th
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Ann Arbor, Fee: $55.00

Learn to make Gnocchi like your Italian grandmother! These little dough pillows are found throughout Italy and are served instead of pasta. You will have plenty of opportunities for hands on experience as Francesca shows you how to create Classic Flour Gnocchi served in a basic tomato sauce and Butternut Squash Gnocchi tossed in a sage butter sauce. A seasonal vegetable and a traditional southern style Antipasto of cured meats, cheeses and olives bring this meal together. Please register with Ann Arbor Community Education & Recreation. Pre-registration required. Call 734-994-2300 x 53203. www.aareced.com.

Thu
30
Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
Thursday, May 30th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Cool, crisp whites, reds to pair with your favorite steak - wine is made for summer food. Join us as we chat about pairing wines with both weather and favorite summer foods. Follow #wfmwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

Local Vendor Fair
Sunday, September 21st
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
in-store, free

If you want to know more about where your food comes from, this is an event for you. To highlight Whole Foods Market’s strong focus on offering locally grown and produced foods, local vendors will be in the store to offer samples and share information about their products.

If you want to know more about where your food comes from, this is an event for you.

Beer Tasting: Arbor Brewing Company
Tuesday, September 23rd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
at the bar, varies

 

 

 

 

Community Support Day to benefit the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History
Thursday, September 25th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
in-store,

Five percent of the day’s sales will benefit the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, which offers an array of educational programs and exhibits for both campus and community.  Four floors of exhibits include the largest display of dinosaurs in Michigan, Michigan wildlife, anthropology, geology, and several changing exhibits. The Planetarium transports you to the furthest reaches of space.

Five percent of the day’s sales will benefit the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, which offers an array of educational programs and ex