Adult activities and classes / Taste -
Adult - Fall 2021
Lefse is a traditional, soft Norwegian delicacy and a treasured holiday treat in Minnesota. Gain knowledge of how to make and bake the dough. Learn the proper way to serve and store lefse. Come ready to sample your creations. This is a hands-on class. Bring a container. Supply fee of $9 cash paid to instructor at class.
Eligible UCare members may get up to a $15 discount on many community education classes in Minnesota. Members must have UCare insurance at the time of registration and throughout the duration of the class. Members need to provide their UCare member ID number when registering for class over the phone. Limits and restrictions may apply.
Laurel Severson is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a double major in Home Economics and Education. She has worked in businesses throughout her career focusing on food – beginning with editing a series of 12 international cookbooks, testing recipes, and editing a British cookbook. Laurel worked at 3M for 30 years supervising the executive dining room, a snack bar, employees buffet, conference dining rooms and the special events such as retirement parties and 25 year anniversary parties before transferring into hospital foodservice and then the hotel industry. Laurel currently works in many Community Education districts throughout the metro area teaching participation cooking classes. She has traveled extensively including living in the Philippines for one year and in London for two years. An avid collector of cookbooks, Laurel generously shares culinary tips with students. She entertains extensively in her 1882 home and is an energetic volunteer within her St. Paul community. For example, one volunteer project includes heading up the kitchen crew to feed 500 for a spaghetti supper fundraiser.