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Our specialty classes offer you a chance to meet cooking instructors and discuss the intimate details of their cooking secrets in an very comfortable setting.

 

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Winter Comfort Food Casseroles

Susan Vollmer

Monday, February 17, 6:30-8:30 pm

$45.00

These dishes are simple, flavorful and perfect for any occasion.  Enjoy the dishes at home or take to a potluck.

  • Risotto and Wild Mushroom Casserole
  • Tuna Tetrazzini with Fresh Thyme, Parmesan and Crushed Potato Chips
  • Southwest Chicken Casserole with Cilantro, Lime, Cheese and Chiles
  • Meat and Potato Casserole with Green Beans, Tomatoes and Cheddar Cheese

 

Cooking At Downton Abbey

Phillis Carey

Wednesday, February 19, 6:30-8:30 pm

$60.00

What did they eat at dinner every night at Downton Abby?  For us this would be a special occasion dinner, for them it seemed like an everyday dinner.

  • Creamy Watercress Soup with Buttery Crumbs
  • Warm Fig and Stilton Salad with Port Wine Dressing
  • Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Madeira Green Peppercorn Sauce
  • Crispy Breaded Potato Ball Puffs
  • Green Beans with Caramelized Shallots
  • Raspberry Bakewell Tart with Almond Filling

Great Grains

Susan Vollmer

Thursday, March 6, 6:30-8:30 pm

$45.00

We all know that eating whole grains is good for us.  Here are delicious recipes so that we’ll cook with them again.

  • Stuffed Mini Peppers with Quinoa and Parsley, Tomatoes, Mint and Feta
  • Polenta with Roasted Tomatoes, Kale and Feta
  • Farro Salad with Tomatoes, Cucumber, and Chickpeas with Pita Wedges and Greek Yogurt
  • Bulgur, Zucchini and Roasted Red Pepper Salad with Jalapeno-Cilantro-Mint Dressing


Fish Dishes from California’s Wine Country

Phillis Carey

Wednesday, March 12, 6:30-8:30 pm

$65.00

Let’s take fish to another level with these fairly simple to prepare dishes that are so full of flavor you’ll wonder where that boring ‘oil fish has gone!

  • Sole Piccata with Fresh Lemon, Capers and Parsley
  • Halibut with Arugula Salsa Verde and Orzo
  • Sea Bass in Red Wine Sauce with Fresh Thyme and Red Grapes
  • Broiled Salmon with Sweet Fennel-Paprika Spice Rub and Lemon Chive Aioli
  • Panna Cotta with Riesling Poached Grapes


Fresh and Light Latin Flavors

Susan Vollmer

Tuesday, March 25, 6:30-8:30 pm

$45.00

These healthful recipes with bright and bold flavors allow the splurge for dessert.

  • Mango-Tomatillo Guacamole with Homemade Tortilla Chips
  • Fresh Corn and Tomato Soup with Bacon, Green Yogurt and Feta
  • Fajita Chicken Salad with Jalapeno-Citrus Vinaigrette
  • Indulge in Sopapillas with Cinnamon Sugar


Easy Entertaining Entrees

Phillis Carey

Wednesday, April 9, 6:30-8:30 pm

$60.00

Here are some great ideas for entertaining that don’t take much time and are easy enough to serve just to the family.

  • Scallops Provencal with Capers, Tomatoes and Basil
  • Herbes de Provence Wine-Braised Pork Tenderloin
  • Mascarpone and Spinach Topped Parmesan Chicken Breasts
  • Sausage and Spinach Ravioli Lasagna with Basil Pesto
  • Almond Ricotta Shortcakes with Lemon Cream and Sweet Strawberries


New Ways with Chicken

Susan Vollmer

Tuesday, April 15, 6:30-8:30 pm

$45.00

Don’t we always need new ways to made chicken taste fresh and delicious.

  • Spanish Chicken Soft Tacos with Corn, Chiles, Almonds, Raisins, Sour Cream and jack Cheese
  • Baked Chicken with Homemade Apricot Chutney and Curry Sauce
  • Sauteed Chicken Strips with Mushrooms and Avocadoes in a Brandy Cream Sauce
  • Chicken Scaloppine with Tequila Lime Cilantro Sauce

Springtime Italian Flavors

Phillis Carey

Wednesday, April 23, 6:30-8:30 pm

$60.00

Time to enjoy some nice bright Italian flavors.  These dishes are tasty and perfect for that cross over time between cool and warm weather.

  • Baked Scampi with Fresh Rosemary and Lemon Panko Crumb Crust
  • Risotto Primavera with Prosciutto, Asparagus, Leeks and Fresh Peas
  • Braciolona (Rolled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin Braised in Tomato Sauce)
  • Fresh Herb Crusted Chicken Breasts with Lemon Piccata Caper Sauce
  • Fresh Strawberry and Mascarpone Cream Tart with a Buttery Almond Crust




Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Susan Vollmer

Tuesday, April 29, 6:30-8:30 pm

$45.00

Let’s party!!

  • Orange-Avocado Salad with Chile Dressing
  • Chicken Enchiladas with Creamy Sauce and Mexican Blend Cheese
  • Mexican Rice with Tomatoes, Jalapenos and Lemon
  • Pinto Beans with Bacon, Cilantro and Roasted Chiles
  • Kahlua-Milk Chocolate Cheesecake


Simply Seafood

Susan Vollmer

Tuesday, May 13, 6:30-8:30 pm

$45.00

Great ways to enjoy wonderful seafood.  Simple and Delicious.

  • Fish Tacos with Lime Cream Sauce and Pineapple Salsa
  • Roasted Shrimp with Orange Chipotle Sauce
  • Broiled Halibut with Tarragon Mustard Aioli
  • Fried Fish Sticks with Lime-Ginger Dipping Sauce 


Steaks, Steaks, Steaks

Phillis Carey

Wednesday, May 14, 6:30-8:30 pm

$65.00

Steak is always the perfect choice for a celebration-birthdays, graduation and how about Father’s Day.  Here are several tasty options for your next party.

  • Steakhouse Chopped Salad with Avocado, Bacon, Artichoke Hearts, Chopped Eggs, Tomatoes and Italian Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Bourbon Flambeed Filet Mignon with Smoky Bacon Sauce
  • Grilled Rib Eye Steaks with Mango Chimichurri Sauce and Smoky Black Beans
  • Spicy Asian Skirt Steak Strips with Sweet Mirin Sesame Ginger Marinade and Toasted Sesame Seeds
  • Chocolate Mousse Pie with Oreo Crust


Cocktails at Five

Susan Vollmer

Thursday, May 29, 6:30-8:30 pm

$45.00

A tasty drink and some fabulous nibbles make for an easy way to entertain.

  • Tequila, Crème de Cassis and Lemon Cocktail with Apple Garnish
  • Roasted Cherry Tomato & Herb Ciabatta Bread
  • Meatballs in a Tangy Orange-Tequila Sauce
  • Grilled Buffalo Chicken Breast Strips with Chunky Blue Cheese Dip
  • Baked Coconut-Stuffed Shrimp with Fresh Herbs


Summer Salad Suppers from the Grill

Phillis Carey

Wednesday, June 11, 6:30-8:30 pm

$60.00

Use your grill for the protein and add it to a delicious salad for the perfect summer meal.

  • Chopped Nicoise Salad with Grilled Shrimp, Red Potatoes, Green Beans, Olives, Tomatoes and Mustard Caper Dressing
  • Cobb Salad with Mustard Crusted Grilled Chicken, Grape Tomatoes, Bacon, Feta Cheese and Lemon Sherry Dressing with Quick Garlic Cheddar Drop Biscuits
  • Grilled Steak Spinach Salad with Grilled Onions, Corn and Tomatoes with Creamy Blue Cheese Garlic Dressing
  • Dulce de Leche Double Chocolate Brownies
 


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