Fresh And Fast Weeknight Meals: Stir Fry Wednesday

March 23, 2011 6:30 pm
March 23, 2011 9:00 pm
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Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center
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540 President St., Suite 2E, Brooklyn, NY, United States, 11215

Whether you’re exhausted from a long day of work or needing a quick, sustaining option to last the whole night long, you’ve got to have solutions. People have a lot of reasons to stir fry- because it’s quick, retains nutrients, and, of course, because they taste so good. With meals like stir fry as an option, you can create and consume within a matter of mere minutes! Got some leftover veggies in your fridge? Throw ‘em in the wok and transform them into flavor packed meals! It’s great to be able to exercise a little creativity with your veggies and condiments to create a great meal. We’ll discuss the history and variety of stir fry, the purpose and design of the walk, and the health benefits of stir fry. We’ll also go over some classic techniques to get the stir fry just right, key ingredients and oils for optimal results, and more! Wok it out with us at Ger-Nis!

Recipes:Sichuan-Style Green Beans; Hoisin-Drenched Vegetable Medley; Brown Rice Fried Rice; Chicken and Cashews; Shrimp with Sweet Basil, Purple Eggplant and Peppers

Class Type: Series, hands-on cooking class

Class Notes: Familiarize yourself with the wok and learn a delicious, easy meal!

Tina DeGraff

Tina DeGraff, Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center Manager, finds making stir fries satisfying for the soul, her appetite, and her schedule. No stranger to working in the food world, in the span of her career she has traveled the country and worked at Michelin star restaurants in San Francisco and Los Angeles, along with notable restaurants in Washington DC. She has honed her skills working with highly acclaimed chefs in fine dining kitchens, both in savory and pastry. Deciding to step out of the fast paced kitchen culture, she now brings her talents to the classroom setting, teaching about healthy eating and mindful thinking when it comes to our diets. The kitchen is her favorite place to be besides lounging on the beach. When Tina isn’t cooking, she enjoys being in the outdoors, biking, running or hiking. Contact Tina

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