Cora J. Belden Library
Let’s Bake Tog
Let’s Bake Together with The Great Courses! - Online
Online - Facebook Discussion Group

Friday, Aug. 14,
Learn the secrets of baking like a professional! On a weekly basis participants will watch a video lesson from The Great Course titled “The Everyday Gourmet: Baking Pastries and Desserts”, which is taught by master pastry chef Professor Stephen L. Durfee from the world's premiere culinary college, The Culinary Institute of America. Participants are encouraged to follow along using the video lessons as well as the techniques and recipes included in the course’s detailed guidebook, to create their own awesome desserts and pastries, and then share their successes and experiences on our Let’s Bake Together Facebook Group.

Here is the general structure of the program, although you are free to complete the lessons and share whenever you choose:

Week 1 - Handle with Care: Basic Doughs - Post by July 10
Week 2 - Mixing It Up: Methods for Cakes - Post by July 17
Week 3 - Blue-Ribbon Winners: Pies and Biscuits - Post by July 24
Week 4 - Lighter Than Air: Cream Puffs - Post by July 31
Week 5 - Simple to Elegant: Custards - Post by August 7
Week 6 - Final Touches: Mousse and Dessert Sauces - Post by August 14

Watch a trailer for the course below:

Cora J. Belden Library cardholders can access the online course "The Everyday Gourmet" by clicking here and signing up for an account using their library card number. Library cardholders from other towns, please reach out to for alternate ways to access course content.

Please click here to access the Let’s Bake Together Facebook Group to share your experiences! If you don’t have / want a Facebook account, share your experiences with and we will share for you!

Sponsored by the Friends of Cora J. Belden Library.

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