SOLD OUT // Holiday Sweets

The Kitchen at Middleground Farms 4651 SW Homesteader Road, Wilsonville, OR

If you have a sweet tooth, swapping treats with loved ones might be the best part of the holiday season! Join us to perfect some favorites and maybe learn a new trick or two. We’ll bake snowy tea cakes and spiced gingerbread people. Put a twist on a classic shortbread with easy-to-stockpile dulce de leche and decadent chocolate ganache. Plus we’ll test our mettle when we boil sugar for marshmallows! Class culminates in a light lunch around our beautiful barnwood tables plus treats as we go! ON THE MENU Russian tea cakes Gingerbread people Dulce de leche millionaire’s shortbread Peppermint marshmallows Enjoy a glass of wine or beer upon arrival and another with dinner! All non-alcoholic beverages are also included!

Sold Out $95.00

SOLD OUT // Date Night: Celebrate!

The Kitchen at Middleground Farms 4651 SW Homesteader Road, Wilsonville, OR

2021 is nearly over and we deserve to celebrate! Join us in ringing in the new year with a feast celebrating the best of everything! The best winter cuisine, the most celebratory wine and the finest company around! Together we’ll create fresh pasta and rich chocolate mousse. And we’ll enjoy the very first tastes of the best part of winter dining – fresh citrus! We’ll also talk about wine to serve at your own new year’s celebrations, making you look like the best, most knowledgeable host. Class culminates in a family-style meal around our beautiful barnwood tables. ON THE MENU Fennel, arugula and citrus salad with black olives Braised beef shortribs with horseradish gremolata Fresh fettuccine with brown butter, hazelnuts and crisped sage Salted caramel chocolate mousse Enjoy a welcome cocktail or beer upon arrival and wine tastings throughout the evening! All non-alcoholic beverages are also included!  Additional wine available for purchase.

Sold Out $195.00

Back to Basics – Knife Skills

The Kitchen at Middleground Farms 4651 SW Homesteader Road, Wilsonville, OR

Knife skills sound basic, but they are one of the most important skills to elevate your game in the kitchen.  From proper selection, handling & knife safety, to making beautiful garnishes, you’ll learn how to chop, dice, and slice your way to a delicious meal. An introduction and mastery knife skills class, our professional chefs will teach you the proper way to use the kitchen’s most important tool. You’ll gain confidence and speed. This class is suitable for all skill levels! Class culminates in a family-style meal around our beautiful barnwood tables. ON THE MENU French onion soup Shaved celery salad with dates and almonds Chicken cacciatore Salted caramel apple galette This is part 1 in a series of 3 classes! Enjoy a glass of wine or beer upon arrival and another with dinner! All non-alcoholic beverages are also included!

Sold Out $95.00

SOLD OUT // Plant Based Meals – Winter Harvest

The Kitchen at Middleground Farms 4651 SW Homesteader Road, Wilsonville, OR

A diet rich in things from the earth is not just for vegetarians, but many of us are only comfortable with the basics of meat & potato cookery. During the winter in Oregon, it's easier than you’d think to be a vegetarian. Our plates are full of the most beautiful bounty including bright orange squash, rainbow carrots and nutty cauliflower. And the shining hope of winter tables – citrus! Join us as we gain inspiration from the winter vegetable harvest, and learn how to each a rich, filling, satisfying plant based diet. Class culminates in a family-style meal around our beautiful barnwood tables. ON THE MENU Gingered squash soup Spiced cauliflower steaks with red wine braised lentils Farro and roasted carrots with apricots, pistachios and cashew cream Blood orange and olive oil upside down cake with coconut crème anglaise Enjoy a glass of wine or beer upon arrival and another with dinner! All non-alcoholic beverages are also included!

Sold Out $95.00

Back to Basics – Cooking Fundamentals

The Kitchen at Middleground Farms 4651 SW Homesteader Road, Wilsonville, OR

This is the must-attend class for every person who wants to create a great meal, every meal! You’ll learn how to enhance everyday ingredients to create a delicious meal from pantry staples. We’ll practice the basics of the bake, poach, sauté, grill, wilt & roast. We’ll teach you why we blanch some vegetables and what’s best roasted. You’ll learn why we sear some meats, and why we sometimes finish cooking them in the oven. This is the cornerstone class that teaches you truly how to cook. And as usual, we will finish with a delicious family-style meal at our beautiful barn wood tables. The class culminates in a family-style meal around our beautiful barn wood tables. ON THE MENU Winter greens salad with roasted beets and chevre Seared salmon with creamy wilted greens Charred broccolini with dijon tarragon sauce Basque burnt cheesecake with red wine poached pears This is part 2 in a series of 3 classes! Enjoy a glass of wine or beer upon arrival and another with dinner! All non-alcoholic beverages are also included!

Sold Out $95.00

Back to Basics – Sauces

The Kitchen at Middleground Farms 4651 SW Homesteader Road, Wilsonville, OR

Purees, emulsions, and suspensions, OH MY! In this class we will create simple, delicious, and elegant sauces for your perfectly cooked food. We will teach you how to balance a vinaigrette based on the different ingredients in different salads. You will learn how to: create a quick pan sauce for many different types of proteins make fantastic sauces that can be flavored to meet your needs - compound butters, vinagerettes and aiolis. There's more! We’ll also teach you about dessert sauces; keeping an eye on sugar while making caramel sauce and show you how to master delicate, sensitive dark chocolate when making chocolate ganache. Class culminates in a family-style meal around our beautiful barnwood tables. ON THE MENU Winter greens salad with blood orange vinaigrette Roasted chicken with white wine pan sauce Charred asparagus with aioli Warm bread and compound butter ~ cinnamon-sugar churros with chocolate ganache and vanilla bean caramel This is part 3 in a series of 3 classes! Enjoy a glass of wine or beer upon arrival and another with dinner! All non-alcoholic beverages are also included!

Sold Out $95.00