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Walnut Potica

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Walnut Potica

Walnut Potica

Saturday, May 27, 2017 May 27, 2017 Grand Ely Lodge

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn how to make the renowned pastry associated with Ely’s Slovenian heritage. You’ll make the dough, learn how to roll it just right, then create and add the walnut filling, and bake to take home your own delicious potica. Enjoy learning from Mary Louise Icenhour in our brand new teaching kitchen from her mother’s recipe (Rose Mavetz). Bring your own rolling pin. Mary will provide all the ingredients.

About the Instructor: Mary Louise Icenhour is an Ely native and retired teacher who loves to share her passion for traditional skills.  She teaches our Pine Needle Basketry, Apple Strudel, Pasty and Canning classes.

Fees: Tuition: $40, Materials: $8

Location: Ely Folk School
209 E Sheridan Street, Ely, MN, 55731