Cooking/Culinary

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Course ClosedA Tour of Italy — 2017-05-15 thru 2017-05-11$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Mon, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Begin your culinary journey of Northern Italy in Trentino Alto Adige with Strangolapreti, a delicious dumpling. Next stop is Lombardia to try Casonsei, an unusual-shaped filled pasta; then travel through Emiglia Romagna to make Bigoli, a very large spaghetti; then on to Piemonte for Agnolotti and north to Val d'Aosta for gnocchi di grano saraceno, potato and buckwheat gnocchi. Come make a variety of typical regional northern Italian pastas that you’ll enjoy making, but most importantly, tasting! This class is great for vegetarians. Ci vediamo presto! Bring containers to take home anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136505225
Cookie Decorating (For adult and child age 9-16) — 2017-06-21 thru 2017-06-21$59 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6 - 8:30 pm<br><br>Kick off summer with a sweet treat! Decorated cookies make a colorful addition to an ordinary cookie tray. Learn how to decorate beautiful, professional looking cookies using royal icing. You and your child will have fun creating these edible delights: a cherry, flag, fireworks and more. Discover piping and flooding techniques and designs using tinted royal icing, colored sugars, and other decorative items. Cookies, take-home container and all other materials are provided. Register the adult; cost includes one adult and one child.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136539168
Endless Summer: Canning, Freezing, Preserving — 2017-08-23 thru 2017-08-23$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Would you like to enjoy the fruits of your labor longer? Find out how to preserve vegetables and fruits from your garden or the local market in this basic canning and freezing class. Learn the safe method of canning in the step-by-step process of basic water bath canning. You'll get hands on with a pickling project and prepare jams to take home. Discover how to blanch and make simple, yet delicious syrups while you pick up tips and other techniques to stretch out the bounty of summer. Includes a canning book to take home. Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136505071
Just for the Halibut: Advanced Seafood Cookery — 2017-06-15 thru 2017-06-15$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Take your understanding of seafood cookery up a notch. Learn how to saute, grill, and poach one of the finer fishes in the sea, halibut. Explore the concept and advanced methods of cooking, 'Sous Vide' (cooking under vacuum) at home without buying expensive equipment. Pick up techniques for keeping it from sticking to the pan or grill and how to tell when it is done every time. Discover recipes to appropriately pair halibut with different fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices. Learn various plating methods to impress your friends with your knowledge of this wonderful fish! Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136504826
Rubs - Marinades and Sauces — 2017-06-07 thru 2017-06-07$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Break out the grill - it's that time of the year when warm weather and longer days inspire us to cook outdoors. Intensify the taste of your grilled dishes this summer with a combination of herbs, spices, vinegars, and oils. Whether you prefer the tenderizing quality of a marinade or the zip of a rub, poultry, meat, fish, and vegetables all benefit from time spent in these sauces and dry mixes. From a Greek Shish-ka-bob marinade to a zesty horseradish sauce and an Indonesian satay marinade, you’ll add excitement to your flame-kissed meals with these grill-friendly recipes. Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136504978
Sausage Making Workshop — 2017-05-23 thru 2017-05-23$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Get your hands dirty and see how sausage gets made with butcher Adam McMarlin. Know what cuts of meat are ideal for sausage making and learn the basic ratios and techniques used to make delicious and unique sausages at home. Become familiar with using a meat grinder properly and discover how to stuff sausages into natural casing using a hand crank stuffer. Acquaint yourself with proper handling, storage, and cooking methods. Rediscover this lost art and take home handmade sausage to enjoy with family and friends. Bring containers to take home any creations you don’t sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136504902
Summer Appetizers — 2017-07-13 thru 2017-07-13$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Does the thought of using Puff Pastry seem difficult to you? Worry no more! Discover how to make simple restaurant looking appetizers and desserts using pre-made Puff Pastry dough. Wow your family and friends with luscious tasting tartlets artfully arranged on serving dishes. Discover ways to finish the edges and create a variety of tarts including an asparagus, goat cheese and bacon tartlet. Try a sweet stilton cheese and apple napoleon to top off any summer event. After sampling these tasty morsels, leave with new recipes and techniques to try your own favorite ingredients. Bring containers to take-home anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136542653
Summer Garden Harvest — 2017-07-10 thru 2017-07-10$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Mon, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Discover what to do with the season's abundant harvest and maximize your grocery budget while supporting local farmers. Learn how to master farm market shopping and pick up tips for selecting the best and freshest produce. Explore fun, innovative ways to utilize your seasonal favorites and discover new recipes to include what’s locally available at farm markets. Enjoy how delicious this season can be! Bring containers to take home anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136542577
Course ClosedSummer Grilling — 2017-06-20 thru 2017-06-20$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>What's summer without a cookout? Find out how to grill like a pro from local chef, Adam McMarlin, and gain preparation and cooking techniques and purchasing tips. Learn how to prepare, marinate, brine and dry rub meats--all on your home grill. Recipes include summer vegetable ratatouille, grilled chicken wings, brined pork loin and a dry rubbed beef tri-tip. Here’s to making each meal a celebration of summer tastes. Bring containers to take home anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136505374
Summer Pies from Scratch — 2017-07-19 thru 2017-07-19$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Spend an evening learning to create great tasting pies--from the season's berry harvest to favorite lemon meringue. Begin by sampling a homemade savory pot pie as you learn several different crust recipes and techniques for working with dough. Explore filling options like a homemade lemon curd and thickening methods as well as baking and cooling essentials. Try a variety of creative ways to top your individual pies with lattice, meringue, or crumb top. Enjoy sampling and leave with a small take-home pie.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136542735
The Ultimate Burger — 2017-05-25 thru 2017-05-25$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Nothing says summer like a fat, juicy patty, sizzling hot off the grill, slathered with condiments and sandwiched in a bun. Are you hungry yet? Discover how to make the best burgers - and not just beef, mind you! Learn how to prep the cheese properly to get the oozing, melted effect everyone craves. Add inspired new toppings like Cajun grilled onions, quick pickled cucumbers or a spiced tomato chutney. Bring it on this summer! Bring containers to take home anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136505299
Whole Foods Workshop — 2017-06-05 thru 2017-06-05$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Mon, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Would you like to get quick, nutritious meals on the table each night? Join Chef Ali, health and cooking coach, to learn the basics of a whole foods lifestyle and a demonstration of some of her favorite recipes including kale salad and magical Dal! Learn how to reduce your dependence on processed foods, find out how to choose seasonal foods, and recognize nutrient-rich foods. Explore ways to navigate the market or produce aisle, stock a healthy pantry, and discover the secrets of batch cooking. Demonstration, discussion, tasting, and take-homes (bring containers)!

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136505152
Course ClosedA Tour of Italy — 2017-05-15 thru 2017-05-11$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Mon, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Begin your culinary journey of Northern Italy in Trentino Alto Adige with Strangolapreti, a delicious dumpling. Next stop is Lombardia to try Casonsei, an unusual-shaped filled pasta; then travel through Emiglia Romagna to make Bigoli, a very large spaghetti; then on to Piemonte for Agnolotti and north to Val d'Aosta for gnocchi di grano saraceno, potato and buckwheat gnocchi. Come make a variety of typical regional northern Italian pastas that you’ll enjoy making, but most importantly, tasting! This class is great for vegetarians. Ci vediamo presto! Bring containers to take home anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136505225
Sausage Making Workshop — 2017-05-23 thru 2017-05-23$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Get your hands dirty and see how sausage gets made with butcher Adam McMarlin. Know what cuts of meat are ideal for sausage making and learn the basic ratios and techniques used to make delicious and unique sausages at home. Become familiar with using a meat grinder properly and discover how to stuff sausages into natural casing using a hand crank stuffer. Acquaint yourself with proper handling, storage, and cooking methods. Rediscover this lost art and take home handmade sausage to enjoy with family and friends. Bring containers to take home any creations you don’t sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136504902
The Ultimate Burger — 2017-05-25 thru 2017-05-25$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Nothing says summer like a fat, juicy patty, sizzling hot off the grill, slathered with condiments and sandwiched in a bun. Are you hungry yet? Discover how to make the best burgers - and not just beef, mind you! Learn how to prep the cheese properly to get the oozing, melted effect everyone craves. Add inspired new toppings like Cajun grilled onions, quick pickled cucumbers or a spiced tomato chutney. Bring it on this summer! Bring containers to take home anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136505299
Whole Foods Workshop — 2017-06-05 thru 2017-06-05$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Mon, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Would you like to get quick, nutritious meals on the table each night? Join Chef Ali, health and cooking coach, to learn the basics of a whole foods lifestyle and a demonstration of some of her favorite recipes including kale salad and magical Dal! Learn how to reduce your dependence on processed foods, find out how to choose seasonal foods, and recognize nutrient-rich foods. Explore ways to navigate the market or produce aisle, stock a healthy pantry, and discover the secrets of batch cooking. Demonstration, discussion, tasting, and take-homes (bring containers)!

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136505152
Rubs - Marinades and Sauces — 2017-06-07 thru 2017-06-07$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Break out the grill - it's that time of the year when warm weather and longer days inspire us to cook outdoors. Intensify the taste of your grilled dishes this summer with a combination of herbs, spices, vinegars, and oils. Whether you prefer the tenderizing quality of a marinade or the zip of a rub, poultry, meat, fish, and vegetables all benefit from time spent in these sauces and dry mixes. From a Greek Shish-ka-bob marinade to a zesty horseradish sauce and an Indonesian satay marinade, you’ll add excitement to your flame-kissed meals with these grill-friendly recipes. Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136504978
Just for the Halibut: Advanced Seafood Cookery — 2017-06-15 thru 2017-06-15$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Take your understanding of seafood cookery up a notch. Learn how to saute, grill, and poach one of the finer fishes in the sea, halibut. Explore the concept and advanced methods of cooking, 'Sous Vide' (cooking under vacuum) at home without buying expensive equipment. Pick up techniques for keeping it from sticking to the pan or grill and how to tell when it is done every time. Discover recipes to appropriately pair halibut with different fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices. Learn various plating methods to impress your friends with your knowledge of this wonderful fish! Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136504826
Course ClosedSummer Grilling — 2017-06-20 thru 2017-06-20$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>What's summer without a cookout? Find out how to grill like a pro from local chef, Adam McMarlin, and gain preparation and cooking techniques and purchasing tips. Learn how to prepare, marinate, brine and dry rub meats--all on your home grill. Recipes include summer vegetable ratatouille, grilled chicken wings, brined pork loin and a dry rubbed beef tri-tip. Here’s to making each meal a celebration of summer tastes. Bring containers to take home anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136505374
Cookie Decorating (For adult and child age 9-16) — 2017-06-21 thru 2017-06-21$59 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6 - 8:30 pm<br><br>Kick off summer with a sweet treat! Decorated cookies make a colorful addition to an ordinary cookie tray. Learn how to decorate beautiful, professional looking cookies using royal icing. You and your child will have fun creating these edible delights: a cherry, flag, fireworks and more. Discover piping and flooding techniques and designs using tinted royal icing, colored sugars, and other decorative items. Cookies, take-home container and all other materials are provided. Register the adult; cost includes one adult and one child.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136539168
Summer Garden Harvest — 2017-07-10 thru 2017-07-10$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Mon, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Discover what to do with the season's abundant harvest and maximize your grocery budget while supporting local farmers. Learn how to master farm market shopping and pick up tips for selecting the best and freshest produce. Explore fun, innovative ways to utilize your seasonal favorites and discover new recipes to include what’s locally available at farm markets. Enjoy how delicious this season can be! Bring containers to take home anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136542577
Summer Appetizers — 2017-07-13 thru 2017-07-13$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Does the thought of using Puff Pastry seem difficult to you? Worry no more! Discover how to make simple restaurant looking appetizers and desserts using pre-made Puff Pastry dough. Wow your family and friends with luscious tasting tartlets artfully arranged on serving dishes. Discover ways to finish the edges and create a variety of tarts including an asparagus, goat cheese and bacon tartlet. Try a sweet stilton cheese and apple napoleon to top off any summer event. After sampling these tasty morsels, leave with new recipes and techniques to try your own favorite ingredients. Bring containers to take-home anything you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136542653
Summer Pies from Scratch — 2017-07-19 thru 2017-07-19$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Spend an evening learning to create great tasting pies--from the season's berry harvest to favorite lemon meringue. Begin by sampling a homemade savory pot pie as you learn several different crust recipes and techniques for working with dough. Explore filling options like a homemade lemon curd and thickening methods as well as baking and cooling essentials. Try a variety of creative ways to top your individual pies with lattice, meringue, or crumb top. Enjoy sampling and leave with a small take-home pie.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136542735
Endless Summer: Canning, Freezing, Preserving — 2017-08-23 thru 2017-08-23$79 — Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 6 - 9 pm<br><br>Would you like to enjoy the fruits of your labor longer? Find out how to preserve vegetables and fruits from your garden or the local market in this basic canning and freezing class. Learn the safe method of canning in the step-by-step process of basic water bath canning. You'll get hands on with a pickling project and prepare jams to take home. Discover how to blanch and make simple, yet delicious syrups while you pick up tips and other techniques to stretch out the bounty of summer. Includes a canning book to take home. Bring containers to take home any creations you don't sample in class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 136505071
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