Mindful Holiday Recipes


Are you going to celebrate the holidays with the same old Souffer’s stuffing and green bean casserole? Ok, you get a few extra points if you deep fry that turkey or try out that Turducken John Madden has been harping about for years. Is it time for a holiday menu makeover in your family?

Located in Silver Creek, Mindful Cuisine is a truly unique cooking experience and bound to help you shake the cobwebs out of your holiday menus. Chef Linda Elbert has always had a passion for food, one instilled by her parents when she was young. Creating Mindful Cuisine was her way to share her passions with others and create a true community around food.

This fall, take advantage of one of Elbert’s holiday-themed classes. Learn how to make artful desserts, holiday pies and the ever flavorful macaroon.

From meat dishes to creative sides, learn new tricks of the trade to wow your friends and family.

The kids are invited, too. Elbert caters to chefs-to-be with fun and educational classes you can book for a birthday party or special occasion.

The month of November features pan seared duck with honey liquor shallot marmalade and fennel gratin. Start the meal with a fall salad. Dessert is a take on traditional sticky toffee pudding using buckwheat and oat flours to create individual cakes. Read more about this class HERE.

To see all the classes available in November, click HERE.

December brings on the winter solstice. What better way to honor Mother Nature than with food. Celebrate this longest night of the year and usher in the lengthening of days. Make a dinner of plates to share by candle and firelight with friends, old and new. You will be making a dinner of fun and elegant dishes served as plates to share. For the full menu and more information, click HERE.

For all of Decembers cooking classes, click HERE.

Join Elbert in an adventure in culinary delights!

An unexpected but welcome outcome of this venture into the world of food, farming, and concern about our food system was the creation of a community of cooks, gardeners, and food producers who enjoyed cooking and eating together. People came back again and again for the relationships and sense of belonging that developed around the stove and table. It was a bit magical.


About Author

Eat, ride, sleep, rinse, repeat. That is Meghan's motto. If you don't spy her at a local Park City restaurant photographing, eating then blogging about an amazing local eatery, you will find her horsing around with her little Mustang pony Napoleon and black lab Dakota. A 30 year local, Meghan loves to follow the ever-evolving epicurean culture of Park City and the surrounding areas.

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