Basics

Beginner Cooking Classes

Pasta from Scratch

July 26, 2016

Fresh pasta is like a blank canvas. You are only limited by your imagination, but first you have to have the canvas. Learn how to make beautiful sheets of pasta, linguini, tagliatelli ravioli, tortellini, bow ties and other pasta shapes in this class. Once you learn how the texture of the dough looks and feels like, you will be able to whip up your own fresh pasta at home.There is no meal in this class but you get to take home all of the pasta that you make! 

Kids under 12 Price: $45 (8 Available)
Workshop Price: $45 (8 Available)

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Master the Chicken

July 28, 2016

You might not need to learn how to breakdown a chicken blindfolded in under 3 minutes like Melinda can, but she's the perfect person to teach you how to cut up a whole chicken. You will never waste money on boneless skinless chicken breast ever again! Whole chickens are cheaper AND used in so many ways!

Kids 12 and under Price: $25 (13 Available)
Workshop Price: $45 (13 Available)

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Using Fresh Herbs and Spices

August 2, 2016

This class will walk you through not only the history and origins of many common herbs and spices, but the not-so-common will be covered and used in class. You will learn flavor proviles and combinations with many different dishes. What works and what doesn't and how to best use herbs and spices in your kitchen will open up a whole new world of culinary delights! We'll of course also be tasting foods in class and have a feast to test out come herbacious creations. Yum!

Kids 12 and under Price: $45 (5 Available)
Workshop Price: $65 (5 Available)

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Flavors and Balance

August 4, 2016

Have you been trying to figure out what your food is missing? Come and learn about flavor basics and how to balance food properly.This is a critical thinking class where we practice and try out exercises to teach you flravor and taste!  It's not as subjective as you might think! We'll teach you what goes with what and how to make that blah soup jump off the spoon. This class is essential to moving from working with a recipe to allowing yourself to be creative in the kitchen.

Kids 12 and under Price: $45 (6 Available)
workshop Price: $65 (6 Available)

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Principles of Cooking: Just the Facts

August 6, 2016

All of the basic cooking methods will be covered in this class. You will learn how to sauté, braise, grill, poach, sear, bake, roast and pan fry. Learn how to master the basics and demystify great tasting, well executed meals. Come hungry, we will FEAST at the end of class!

Kids 12 & Under Price: $45 (0 Available)
Workshop Price: $65 (0 Available)

Kids Principles of Cooking: Just the Facts 8-12 yrs old

August 6, 2016

All of the basic cooking methods will be covered in this class. You will learn how to sauté, braise, poach, sear, roast and pan fry. Learn how to master the basics and demystify great tasting, well executed meals! An essential class for your young cook!!

Workshop Price: $45 (0 Available)

Knife Techniques

August 9, 2016

This crucial class will take the chore out of the kitchen. You will learn how to hold and use a knife properly, what you need to have in your arsenal at home and what you don't need, as well as showing you how to keep your knife sharp. We will show you a series of tricks that professionals know that will cut down on the time you spend prepping in the kitchen. No meal involved just a lot of practice! 

Workshop Price: $45 (7 Available)

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A Little Smokin' A Little Grillin'

August 11, 2016

I didn't want to have just a grilling class or just a smoking class since I love them both! So we're going to merge our favorite bits o summer into one class and have a fantastic meal made in the sun. Come join us I have no idea what we'll be doing yet I'll be pulling from the garden but I promise it'll be fantastic 4 courses at least!

Kids 12 & Under Price: $45 (3 Available)
Workshop Price: $65 (3 Available)

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Gettin' Saucy in the Kitchen Pan and Mother Sauces

August 13, 2016

We will be starting with the most important components of flavorful well made stocks and using them to make modern reduction base sauces. In this hands-on class learn the variety of sauce making from beurre blanc, to a port wine reduction. Making sauces is easy if you understand the technique and you will master it!

Kids Under 12 Workshop Price: $45 (9 Available)
Workshop Price: $65 (9 Available)

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Pasta from Scratch

August 20, 2016

Fresh pasta is like a blank canvas. You are only limited by your imagination, but first you have to have the canvas. Learn how to make beautiful sheets of pasta, linguini, tagliatelli ravioli, tortellini, bow ties and other pasta shapes in this class. Once you learn how the texture of the dough looks and feels like, you will be able to whip up your own fresh pasta at home.There is no meal in this class but you get to take home all of the pasta that you make! 

Kids under 12 Price: $45 (5 Available)
Workshop Price: $45 (5 Available)

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Principles of Cooking: Just the Facts

August 23, 2016

All of the basic cooking methods will be covered in this class. You will learn how to sauté, braise, grill, poach, sear, bake, roast and pan fry. Learn how to master the basics and demystify great tasting, well executed meals. Come hungry, we will FEAST at the end of class!

Kids 12 & Under Price: $45 (10 Available)
Workshop Price: $65 (10 Available)

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Glorious Grilling

August 27, 2016

Learn how to control the heat on your grill to get the best results for succulent chicken, marinated flank steak, sausages and perfect vegetables. Come join us in our awesome outdoor patio and also learn how to turn your gas grill into a great smoker! We'll cook on both charcoal and gas grills in this great summer class.

kids under 12 Price: $45 (6 Available)
Workshop Price: $65 (6 Available)

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Summer Canning & Pickling

August 27, 2016

Has preserving food mystified you? Have you always wanted that beautiful arrangement of colored jars adorning your cupboard? We can make that happen. We can teach you how to pack summer into a jar and make it last the winter long. Come and master this age old technique in keeping seasonal produce at their peak!

Kids under 12 Price: $45 (5 Available)
workshop Price: $65 (5 Available)

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Seafood Cookery

August 30, 2016

So you would like to expand your seafood recipe repertoire. Come into the shop and we'll teach you the proper cooking technique for a variety of seafood including scallops! If you've been dying to perfect your cooking or are just starting out, this class will be perfect for you.

Kids 12 and under Price: $45 (3 Available)
Workshop Price: $65 (3 Available)

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Fresh Cheese 101

August 31, 2016

We admit it, we have a problem with cheese. If you consider eating too much of it and loving cheese a problem! Fresh cheese is a wonderfully fulfilling skill to learn and our cheese 101 class will walk you through the steps of making your very own fresh goat and cows milk and yogurt cheese. Learn how to flavor your cheeses with herbs, roasted garlic or citrus to accompany any dish. You'll have a "problem" with cheese too after this class!

Kids 12 and under Price: $45 (10 Available)
Workshop Price: $65 (10 Available)

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