Home Cured Bacon with Author Cathy Barrow!

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Cookbook author Cathy Barrow (as seen on The Chew) shares her easy tips and tricks for curing your own bacon in just seven days.

We’ll talk about roasting vs. smoking bacon, how to slice and store this treasure, and how to make up your own savory or sweet cure. Then we will cook up the delicious, versatile condiment- Bacon Onion Jam- and use it as a filling for a cheesy appetizer tart.

Come to this demo class ready to talk about, taste, and make some bacon!

Book Signing- 1:00-2:00pm

Copies of Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry will be available for purchase at the class! Already have the book? Bring it along for the book signing from 1-2 pm.

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All ages welcome

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Cathy Barrow is the author of the food blog Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Kitchen (www.mrswheelbarrow.com). The Huffington Post recently praised her new cookbook, Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry, as “an astonishing collection of practical and essential preserving techniques, canning, brining, curing, cheesemaking for the modern kitchen and today’s cook”. Barrow has written for the New York Times, Garden and Gun, Southern Living, and NPR, among others. She appeared recently on ABC’s “The Chew” teaching Carla Hall how to can tomatoes, and you can catch Barrow soon on an upcoming interview on “The Splendid Table”. She lives in Washington, DC, with her husband, Dennis, Louie and Morty, the two schnauzers, and an all-white cat.

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