The Midwest Living Culinary and Craft School is a timber-frame house at Silver Dollar City theme park in Branson that offers cooking class in Midwest style. This century old farmhouse building features a unique blend of American traditions and convenience that includes a spectacular Kitchen Showroom with sophisticated Viking appliances, plasma TVs, and tiered seating for comfortable viewing. At the door entrance of the Culinary and Craft School, you will be greeted with a welcome scent of the tasty food that is prepared handcrafted.
The Midwest style cooking in the Culinary and Craft School produces an aroma of herb-rubbed roasted chicken, butter apple bars, and pumpkin-spice fudge that bring warm memories among hand-hammered copper tiles, wood-paneled walls, and sparkling blown-glass chandelier. When Midwest Living brought its recipes to life in culinary school, it found a perfect partner in the Silver Dollar City theme park.
The park has been long swarmed by visitors with its mix of culture, history, and tradition. Touring the park in a single day, you can get the chance to visit a blacksmith’s shop, a savory taste on succotash, or a hop on your favorite roller coaster ride. Many of the personal stories of visitors are connected to the foods they have eaten and the recipes they have learned. The devotion of the place to the region’s heritage makes the Midwest Living a natural partner in showcasing the foods the readers love.
The Culinary and Craft School instructor Debbie Dance Uhrig shows audience of cooking class how to make the flaky crust of legendary Danish Pastry Apple Bars with Midwest Living’s recipe. Debbie’s great cooking knowledge was shared to her from her grandma’s farmhouse kitchen. During hour-long cooking classes, Debbie exchanges conversation with the students as she prepares each dish. She shares samples of the foods she has cooked, tells stories, and answers questions. After the cooking class, she politely asks participants to leave the kitchen but like a good hostess, she moves the party to comfy couches and even allows guests to stay as long as they like.
This Midwest Living cooking school at Silver Dollar City features its favorite recipes from old and new dishes, as well as new favorites, like sweet-salty Ham Sliders and fruit-studded Swedish Tea Ring. This interesting culinary and craft classes in the park cost $12. Each participant gets the chance to taste the recipe, a copy of Midwest Living magazine and a one-year subscription. Specialty Classes, Dinner Classes, and Visiting Chef Classes are priced separately. The admission fee to the Silver Dollar City is not included in the class fee. Requisite for entry into the park is a One-Day Admission Ticket or Season Pass. Children are allowed to attend the Midwest Living Culinary and Craft cooking class with the permission from their parents or guardians but requires an admission ticket.
So, if you want to learn culinary and crafts the Midwest Style, visit the Midwest Living Culinary and Craft School at Silver Dollar City in Branson and learn home cooking in a handcrafted way.
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