Final 4 H Class for 2011

Discussion in 'Messages for All Guests and Members' started by scarbelly, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    With the kids getting real busy readying their animals for the fair, we always cut off our classes in May to give them time to concentrate on their animals and finishing up school.

    Our final class this year was a lot of fun. We did crepes. Each of the kids had to make from scratch a batter and 10 crepes to stuff. We also showed them how to change the batter to make chocolate crepes. They were all afraid of crepes when we started and pro's when we finished. Two of the kids made them for dinner that evening.

    Here is the only pic that we have of them working - guess the photographer was a slacker [​IMG]


     These are Brie, Pear and Raspberry Crepes



    These are Mushroom, Bacon, Onion and Asparagus with a creme sauce


    These are Beef Stroganoff Crepes


    And finally the Chocolate Crepes with a Carmalized Sugar and Chocolate topping


    These kids are just amazing. They pulled this off in 3 hours. They range in age from 12 to 17 so we will get most of them back next year. This was the most fun we have had in a long time.
  2. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That is a wonderful thing you are doing and the crepes look great
  3. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    That's Great Scar !!!!

    The looks on the girls' faces show they are having a great time there, and it looks like they are learning a lot too!!!

    Those Crepes look very tasty!


  4. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Guest

  5. big twig

    big twig Smoking Fanatic

    Really cool thing you are doing. I didn't know what 4 H was until I googled it, very cool organization. The crepes look great also. Crepes seem intimidating at first but once you learn how to make them it is super easy. Thanks for helping the youth!
  6. thebarbequeen

    thebarbequeen Smoking Fanatic

    Great job again, Scar!  Do you use a crepe-specific pan or did you just use a non-stick? Hard to believe, but I haven't gotten around to mastering these, even though I grew up on my Gramma's Swedish pancakes, which were the same thing. I've made them, just not consistently.  And you even had them caramelize sugar! Wow! They have really become accomplished little gourmet cooks thanks to you and Mrs. Scar!  Still thinking about getting involved, we'll see how I adapt to my empty nest this year! I just don't know if I see myself as a teacher, certainly not in yours and Squirrel's league! 
  7. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    nice job to the kids gary!
  8. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Only the folks like you can make these organizations work.  Thank you.

    Good luck and good smoking.
  9. fishwrestler

    fishwrestler Smoking Fanatic Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member

    Great job glad we have people like you in our communities that make things like this happen for our youth.
  10. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    We taught the kids that you do not need a special pan for crepes. I know the French are shaking their heads to hear this but it is true. The first couple are always snacks to taste the batter and season the pan. Win Win 

    My friend YOU have the talent to teach kids. I will make you a deal. I have 7 years of doing this and I will support you with recipes and after I retire I will do a road trip and come help you teach a class if you like.  The next sign ups are not until September so we have time to get you ready [​IMG]
  11. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great service !!!

  12. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    [​IMG]for doing this for the kids...

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