Sandpoint Seventh-day Adventist Church

Sandpoint, Idaho

Food and Cooking Classes

Food Preservation Classes (Click to Expand) 

Come join us for a great learning opportunity designed to teach how to can, dehydrate and freeze your fruits, vegetables and herbs safely. You will learn food preservation by strict USDA and University standards to prevent contamination by bacteria, molds, yeast, and other foodborne illnesses, including Clostridium botulinum. You will learn how to safely use a water bath canner, pressure canner, and a dehydrator. The last class will concentrate on emergency food and water storage and how to purify water from a questionable source.

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Sandpoint Seventh-day Adventist Church Fellowship Hall

2235 Pine St

Sandpoint, ID 83864


May 16         Food spoilage and preservation,  How to freeze fruits & vegetables, vacuum sealing.

         23           Food borne illness & prevention.  Dehydrating fruits and vegetables.

         30           Basic principles of home canning; water bath canning, fruits (cold & hot pack).

June   6         Canning tomatoes and tomato products; tomatoes salsa both tomato & fruit salsa, (cold & hot pack).

         13           Preventing botulism; pressure canning (legumes & carrots).

         27           Fruit spreads and syrups; Jams and marmalades.

July  11         Fermenting foods; flavored oils, sour dough starter, dairy and non-dairy yogurt.

        18            Making and canning juices, using a steam juicer, fruit juices.

        25            Canning pie fillings

Aug   1            Emergency food and water purification and storage.


Back to Basics Classes (Click to Expand)
Learn How To Prepare:

--> Healthy vegetarian and vegan (plant-based) meals

--> Your own vegan meats, fish, and poultry

--> Your own cheeses (dairy & non-dairy), vegan butter, nut, and dressing to sample milks, soy milk, and yogurt

--> Your own cleaning and laundry products that are chemical-free and environmentally friendly

--> Your own hair, skin (face and body) products that are natural and chemical free.


Sandpoint SDA Church

March 7th thru Sept 26, 2021

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Schedule of classes

Mar  7      Making your own sour dough starter and sour dough bread.  Sour dough starter will be available, just bring a small jar with tight fitting lid.  - Joy Brubaker

Mar 14   How to make vegan roast beef.   How to make Chinese Ginger Beef. Judy Sharman

Mar 21   Laundry detergent, bleach alternative, fabric stain remover, fabric softener sheets. Cleaning products:  All purpose spray cleaner, window and glass cleaner, scouring                          powder and soft scrub.  Liquid hand soap, foam pump soap, hair brush and comb cleaner. Judy Sharman and Joy Brubaker.

Mar  28  Learn how to use an instant pot, if you have one, bring it to class so you can follow along with the presenter.  Nancy Cooper.

Apr  18    How to make vegan chikun.  How to make chikun cacciatore. Judy Sharman

Apr 25     Make succulent Turkey breast.  Turkey breast, gravy, and dressing.  Judy Sharman

Aug  8       Face and body care products, shampoo and conditioner, along with other hair care products. Judy Sharman

Aug 15     How to make dairy cheese.  Noble St Sauver

Aug 22     Bread making and kneading by hand.  Judy Sharman

Sept  5      How  to make vegan fish and scallops.  Judy Sharman

Sept 12    How to ferment vegetables.    TBA

Sept 19    How to make vegan butter, nut milks, soy milk, dairy and non dairy yogurt. Judy Sharman and Joy Brubaker.

Sept 26    How to make vegan cheese.  Judy Sharman  


Ethnic Cooking Class (Click to Expand)

Classes will be held on Sunday evenings from 5:00pm to 6:30 pm, between March 7, 2021 and July 11, 2021.  Classes are open to the church family and the community, and they are free.  Recipes are available for all dishes that are demonstrated, and samples are also available for tasting.


Sandpoint Adventist Church

2235 Pine St., Sandpoint Id



Mar     7       Valarie Rodriguez        Puerto Rican

          14        Mary Campbell              Vegan Egg Rolls/ Thai peanut sauce, Sweet & Sour sauce

           21       Judy Sharman                 Khatte Chhole & Gujerati Cabbage & Carrots

          28        Melissa B                           Vegetarian Tamales and red sauce

Apr      4       No Class                             Easter Sunday

           18       Linda Lavine                      Stuffed Artichokes

           25       Surya & Anna                    East Indian

May    2       Cipriana Niculaescu      Thai Red Curry with vegetables

           9          No Class                               Mother's day

         16         Magda Ciocazan              Mock Salmon & Tuna

         23         Valarie  Rodriguez          TBA

         30        Judy Sharman                    Saudi vegan beef & chikun samboosas

June    6     Beverly & Sandra              Jamaican

         13        Judy Sharman                    Vegan Chikun Cacciatore

         20        No Class                                Father's day

         27        Valarie Rodriguez             TBA

July    4       No Class                                 Independence day

         11        Judy Sharman                     Chinese Ginger Beef