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ONLINE: Smørbrød Cooking Class

June 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


three types of smorbrodJoin Vesterheim and celebrated Nordic cookbook author and food historian Patrice Johnson (AKA the Nordic Food Geek) to explore the rich tradition of Nordic-style open-face sandwiches. From Sweden (smörgåsar) to Norway (smørbrød) to Denmark (smørrebrød) these sandwiches bring together some of the Nordic region’s best flavors, colors, and ingredients. You will prepare several classic sandwiches and even some with modern twists and you will learn the crucial elements that make a perfect smørbrød.

This Vesterheim cooking class is designed as a small-group cook-along and they invite exchange between the instructor and students in order to build community around food traditions. In this same spirit of sharing, they invite the whole family to experience this collaborative cooking and learning process. Only one registration is needed per household.

The listed class is one Zoom session Thursday, June 10, 2021 (6–7:30 pm CT). 

Don’t hesitate to contact Josh Torkelson, Folk Art Coordinator, with any questions you may have (jtorkelson@vesterheim.org).

Supplies: A computer, laptop, or tablet with a camera and mic as well as a fast, reliable internet connection. You will be sent the recipes with the ingredients list and class preparation in the weeks before the class in order to prepare.

Special Instructions: When registering for the class, please make sure to use the email address you’d like the Zoom meeting invitations sent to. You will receive a link to the Zoom sessions by email sometime during the week prior to the first group meeting. If this class is a gift, please sign up with the recipient’s email address or be prepared to forward all communications.

Enrollment Deadline: June 3, 2021. Enroll here.

Tuition: $25.00 Members | $30.00 Non-members


June 10
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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(563) 382-9681
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