Wed. August 10th : Julia Childs French Dishes

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Wed. August 10th – 6:30 pm to 10 pm – $65.00 : Julia Childs French Dishes for an American Kitchen

Like so many of you, Lucia loved the movie “Julie & Julia” and was inspired to offer an evening of some of Julia Child’s classic recipes. Step by step, follow the master’s advice, learning new techniques to help you enjoy your time creating in the kitchen. Come prepared for a delightful evening. The menu: Coquilles St. Jacques a la Provencale (scallops with wine, garlic and herbs), Canapés aux Epinards (spinach and cheese canapés), Carottes a la Forestiere (braised carrots with artichoke hearts and mushrooms), Riz au Beurre (buttered rice), and Le Marquis Chocolat (chocolate sponge cake).

Wed. July 27th : Fresh Herbs in Your Kitchen

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Wed. July 27th : Fresh Herbs in Your Kitchen, 6:30 pm to 10 pm – $65.00

Fresh herbs are easily available at your local grocery store and you can even buy starter plants there, too.  Lucia has been teaching people about cooking with herbs for over 30 years and has a wonderful herb garden brimming with fresh flavors.  In the class you will learn how to combine herbs into blends, make your own herb vinegars and create herb butters.  Our menu includes: Ratatouille with fresh sage, basil & oregano, Baked Zucchini Boats with Beef, Veal and Italian Herb Blend, Field Greens and Bibb lettuce with Hearts of Palms and Goat Cheese Tarragon Dressing followed by Parsley & Chive Herb Buttered on Fingerling Potatoes and for dessert Dark Chocolate Brownies with Peppermint & Chocolate Cabernet Glaze.

Wed. June 22 : Paris Bistro Cooking

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Wed. June 22, Paris Bistro Cooking – 6:30 pm to 10 pm  $65.00

In the classic movie Sabrina, Audrey Hepburn says, “Paris is always a good idea.” Since most of us cannot hop on a plane to Paris at a moment’s notice, let Lucia’s kitchen bring Paris to you with her new class based on classic French country cooking – Using an abundance of fresh herbs, wine and organic ingredients, come and savor the flavors of a Parisian Bistro. The menu: Soupe au Pistou (organic vegetables in a vegetable-basil pesto broth), Salade d’endives aux Roquefort (Belgian endive salad with celery, walnuts, and Roquefort), Poulet roti aux herbes and citron (free range roasted chicken with thyme, bay and lemon), carottes a la crème aux herbes (carrots with cream and herbs), Tomatoes farcies (tomatoes stuffed with ground beef, bacon, and herbes de provence), Mousse au chocolat (chocolate mousse)

Source Vital Essential Oils at Lucia’s Garden

Source Vitál Essential Oil Selection at Lucia’s Garden

The Ingredients are the Difference

The ingredients used in the Source Vitál line are derived from or are present in nature and formulated using seaweed, whole plant extracts, pure essential oils, and purified water. Other product lines boast active ingredients in the 5-10% range. Source Vitál active ingredient list for each product range from 35% to 91%. These products were/are formulated by the founders and staff, who have decades of experience using them in “real world” settings, including spa services.

Looking for a place to test, try, & buy Essential Oils? Lucia’s Garden is your place!

Stop in for your Essential Oil needs today.


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Oct 17: Aromatherapy for the Harvest Home

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Saturday, Oct.17th,
1 to 4:30,
$45.00 + $9.00 materials fee

Autumn is the time when our thoughts turn toward home, fall colors & the scents of harvest time.

A poet wrote “it is the season of mists & mellow fruitfulness.” Fall brings to the forefront essentials oils with depth & substance: patchouli, sandlewood, clary sage, cinnamon, clove & more. Create a seasonal room spray made up of some grounding & spiritual oils. Learn the characteristics, history & use of eight essentials oils.

Call (713) 523-6494 to Reserve Your Spot Today!


 

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Sept 12: Lotions and Potions

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Sat. Sept. 12th
1 to 4 pm,
$48.00 + $12.00 materials fee = $60.00

The healing and cleansing properties of the bath have fascinated us for as long as we have known water.  With proper attention to detail, you can transform a modest bathroom into a personal healing chamber filled with beauty and scent. Essential oils are incredible gifts from nature’s flowers and herbs that can enhance our spirits and provide healing to our bodies. In this class, Lucia Bettler will lead you in making a brown sugar scrub, a relaxing bath salt, a fragrant room spray and more!

Call (713) 523-6494 to Reserve Your Spot Today!


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Bennington Aromatherapy Candles

Bennington Aromatherapy Candles at Lucia’s Garden

Bennington Candle is a small shop in Southern Vermont, founded in 1997. It started out has a hobby from a love of candles and aromatherapy. We hand-pour each candle from our own custom blend of waxes, essential oils, and unbleached cotton wicks.

Our original candle line is made from the highest grade of paraffin waxes. We have also added a natural soy wax line made from renewable resources. Please call if you have any questions about our candles.