Culinary Study Group

Culinary Study Group

All Austin Herb Society members are welcome to attend.

Meetings are for AHS members only.

Formed in 2004 by longtime members Betty Williamson and Sara Holland, the AHS Culinary Group offers a fun, informal opportunity to exchange information on using herbs in everyday cooking. With a host of impressive cooks and well-tuned appetites, the Culinary Group allows members to share ideas and experiences as well as experiment with new herbs in new ways.

2018-2019 Culinary Calendar*

Meetings are held at 11 a.m. the third Friday of most months at the 

American Botanical Council

6200 Manor Rd. (unless otherwise noted)
* No meetings in December, June, July or August

AHS Culinary Group (open to members only)

September 20, 2019 Herbs & eggs across cultures

October 18, 2019 Ground vs. whole herbs and spices

November 15, 2019 Eastern European cuisine outing: Brama Restaurant, Austin

January 17, 2020 Empanada challenge

February 21, 2020 Exploring Southeast Asian herb flavors

March 20, 2020 Restaurant Outing: TBD


April 17, 2020 Regional Mexican cuisine CANCELLED


May 15, 2020 Herb dressings and sauces that make anything taste great! CANCELLED

Each meeting is led by one or more members or special guests who focus on a style of cooking or a particular category of herb, often exploring the history and growing techniques of various herbs. Each member is expected to participate in some manner. Oh yes, be prepared to taste and eat!

The schedule sometimes includes a field trip to a member's home, an area restaurant, or local business. All Austin Herb Society members are welcome to attend. Meetings are not open to the general public.

For more information, contact Karla Renaud at or (603) 731-5105.

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