Past Events

Cookie Swap

  These absolutely adorable snowmen (courtesy of Maggie Peterson) came to play at the Guild’s annual Holiday Cookie Swap, held in the spacious home of Anne and Tom Rarich, deep in the woods of Concord. Attendees baked their little hearts out to create beautiful and scrumptious sweets to share; the full contingent is displayed below.…

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Culinary Weekend in Brooklyn, New York

Recently, The Culinary Guild of New England took a culinary tour of Brooklyn, New York. Here, CGNE member Isabel Chesak recounts all of the delicious eats, fantastic sights and interesting history we took in over our three-day stay there.  Brooklyn is so alive! Here in Williamsburg, every block seems to offer some interesting restaurant, sight or shop. Everything…

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Making Mozzarella at Fiore Di Nonno

On March 4th, Guild members and friends met at Fiore Di Nonno in Somerville to see how a variety of cheeses are made. Lourdes Smith, owner of Fiore Di Nonno, and her team, taught us how to make mozzarella, burrata, and a slew of other fresh cheeses – just like Lourdes’ grandfather used to make.…

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An Evening with King Arthur Flour

by Michelle Collins, CGNE member On Monday evening, CGNE members, friends, and guests learned how to make pie dough from King Arthur Flour’s resident “pie queen,” Bonny Hooper. Hooper taught the sizeable crowd how to make an all-butter pie crust. The 90-minute demonstration – also led in part by King Arthur’s Marketing Manager, Julie Christopher…

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