Saturday, January 21st | 11:00am-12:30pm | Italian Roasted Turkey Breast

There’s always room for turkey! It doesn’t need to be a holiday to enjoy a savory entrée of roasted turkey breast, especially with an Italian touch. This recipe will serve 6 with leftovers for a great turkey sandwich - perfect for a midnight snack! During this online class, you’ll learn that a turkey breast is far easier to prepare than roasting an entire bird, and roasted together along with vegetables, fruits, and herbs will provide you with a tasty, delicious meal all in one pan. Mangia!

Ingredients Needed:
- 3/4 cup dried apricots
- 3/4 cup dried figs
- 1 cup dry white wine
- 1 boneless turkey breast, skin on (about 2 1/2 to 3 lbs.)
- kosher salt
- coarsely ground black pepper
- 2 medium turnips (peeled and cut into large chunks) 
- 2 parsnips (cut into large chunks)
- 2 medium yellow onions (cut into large chunks)
- 2 sprigs of fresh thyme
- 2 sprigs of fresh sage
- 1 cup chicken stock (low sodium preferred)

Optional Ingredients: 
- Vegetables (other than the onions) may be interchanged if you do not prefer one or more types of the above listed; for example, carrots could be interchanged for parsnips.

Equipment Needed:
- oven
- large bowl (glass preferred)
- paper towels
- measuring spoons
- liquid measuring cup
- large roasting pan
- vegetable peeler 
- large knife
- foil
- instant read thermometer
- cutting board or platter
- large spoon

Please note: In order to follow along with the instructor, please ensure you have all ingredients accessible at class time. During class, there will be a demonstration on how to peel and chop the vegetables. At this time, there are no vegan substitutions available for this class.

This class is appropriate for all ages, although anyone under the age of 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

This class will take place online through Zoom. Links for Zoom classes will be sent 1 hour before the start of class. If you do not receive your link, please check your spam or submit an email through our contact page.

Live subtitles will be available upon request during this class. If you would like to request a sign language interpreter, please fill out our contact form. Please also let us know if you have any preferences (seating, vision access, etc).

About the teacher:
MaryAnne Quatrano-Corbett was a classroom teacher for 34 years and she has put her teaching skills together with her love of cooking Italian (her heritage) food. She has taught a monthly Italian cooking class for 10 years, as well as in-home cooking classes. MaryAnne has also appeared on the FoodNetwork! Her skills and recipes have been passed down to her from her Nona, and she has also taken private cooking classes in Sorrento, Florence, and Siena.

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