The American Chestnut: A Lecture and Educational Tasting

Learn about the history of the American chestnut, a Slow Food USA Ark of Taste food, and ongoing efforts to restore the tree to its native habitat from Steve Conaway of the American Chestnut Foundation (TACF). Chef Silvia Baldini of Strawberry and Sage will demonstrate how to prepare Mont Blanc chestnut cakes, a classic chestnut dessert from her native Italy. Analiese Paik will inform guests about rare and delicious heirloom and Ark of Taste foods and provide insider tips on sourcing them.

Fine, Epicurean Gifts from Olivette

Each holiday season we look for special gifts under $25 for the teacher, babysitter, music instructor, tutor, coach, mother’s helper, massage therapist and anyone else who’s been especially kind, thoughtful, and helpful during the year. Everyone loves the gift of fine food and Olivette is a convenient destination for buying a wide selection of epicurean gifts under $25,

Local, Organic, Heritage Turkeys

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Heritage turkeys sold at retail – in stores and online – are raised in California by Bill Niman’s BN Ranch and Mary’s Free Range Turkey, and Frank Reese’s Good Shepard Poultry Ranch in Kansas. This year, I’m excited to share a source for local, organic heritage turkeys right here in Fairfield County.

Chic Fall Entertaining with Olive Oil

Get ready for chic fall entertaining with a menu celebrating seasonal flavors and heart-healthy extra virgin olive oil. This two-hour cooking class features professional culinary instruction and demonstrations by Chef Silvia Baldini of Strawberry and Sage and a five-course tasting menu.

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