Recipes handed down from generation to generation; American desserts are rooted in tradition … kitchens filled with warm aromas and delicious desserts. Apple Pandowdy, Pineapple Upside Down Cake and Winter Fruit Cobbler.
Singapore eggrolls … White Pizza with Roasted Garlic … Thai Salad Rolls … Bacon Wrapped Dates with Balsamic Glaze … Pistachio Crusted Goat Cheese Bites and Chicken Satay.
Appetizers and Entertaining
This is the ultimate in entertaining classes! Baked Brie En Croute, Grilled Italian Prawns in Zucchini Blankets, Scallop Lollipops, Caramelized Onion, Blue Cheese, Sun-Dried Tomato and Thyme Tartlets and Spanish Tapenade.
Grilled Pepper and Goat Cheese Frittata, Artichoke Strudel, Dill and Lemon Zest Scones, Poached Salmon with Citrus Salsa and Potato and Andouille Sausage Hash.
Learn how to select, purchase and store chicken plus three delicious recipes that are sure to give chicken a new zip! Cornmeal Crusted Chicken with Corn Salsa, Chicken Pot Pie with Bacon Biscuit Crust and Chicken with Prosciutto, Rosemary and White Wine.
Cookies and Candy
Decadent Double Chocolate Fudge, Peanut Brittle, German Gingerbread and Lemon Black Pepper Cornmeal Cookies.
Head to the Bayou and get a taste of some good ‘ol down home Loo-siana cookin’ — Five Spice Ribs, New Orleans BBQ Shrimp, Jambalaya and Spicy Bean Dip.
Cooking Healthy For Your Toddler
This class takes the “icky” out of picky and makes meals an ease! Mini Meatballs in Herby Tomato Sauce, No Fry Chicken Dippers, Oatmeal Cookie Fruit Pizza and Power-Packed Smoothies.
Cooking with Herbs
Before you begin to plan your garden, learn what herbs can easily be grown at home and used fresh in your meals. After identifying eight distinctively different herbs by smell and taste, we’ll prepare three dishes using the freshest of herbs: Herb Salad with Fresh Lime and Spanish Olive Oil, Minty Chicken Salad and Garlic and Oregano Poached Sea Bass with Tomato Basil Sauce.
Easy French Bistro
Imagine sitting in a swanky French bistro sipping wine and people watching … imagine cooking this fabulous French meal in your very own kitchen … Onion Soup Gratin, Asparagus Salad with Walnut Oil Vinaigrette, Coq Au Vin (chicken in red wine sauce) and Crepes Suzette.
Wow your holiday guests with stunning desserts … Frozen Lemon Soufflé, Crepes Suzette, Chocolate Mousse and Baked Alaska.
Salmon in Parchment Paper with Dilled Lemon Butter, Whitefish Provence with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Capers, Olives and Eggplant and Asian Tuna Steak with Wasabi Mashed Potatoes.
Fabulous Fish Part II
Our exciting and dynamic fish classes teach you not only how to select and store fresh fish but we provide you with three award wining recipes! Shrimp Scampi, Pistachio-Encrusted Halibut and Grilled Salmon with Black Bean Salsa and Chipotle-Tangerine Vinaigrette.
Family Friendly Dinner Menus
Are you tired of hearing, “What’s For Dinner? … Not that again!” … Join us for this upbeat class featuring recipes that everyone in the family will love … Homemade Mac-n-Cheese with Broccoli, Individual Chicken Pot Pies and Butterscotch Pudding.
For Men Only: Steak Dinner
Beef Steak Tomato and Mozzarella Salad, Hickory Rubbed T-Bones, Stuffed Spuds and Devilish Chocolate Cakes.
Go globe-trekking with these delicious, all veggie meals: Italian Lentil and Wild Mushroom Soup, Szechwan Garlic Noodles, African Nut Stew and Baked Eggplant with Feta and Tomatoes.
Grains and Greens
Explore the exciting world of grains and greens – two essential components for healthy living and eating. Menu includes: Mushroom and Pea Quinoa Risotto, 7-Grain Salad, Simple Steamed Chard with Candied Citrus Zest and Tuscan Kale with Lemon, Garlic and Fennel.
Traditional dishes with a modern flair … Spanakopita, Dolmades with Yogurt Mint Sauce, Grilled Lamb and Steak Ka-bobs and Individual Vegetable Moussaka.
Healthy Weeknight Entrees
Cilantro Lime Chicken and Shrimp Fajitas, Turkey Meatloaf and Dijon Mashed Potatoes, Cranberry-Orange Pork Chops with Vegetable Cous Cous.
Heart Smart Cooking: Low Fat Fish
Learn how to select, purchase and store fresh fish. Plus, three sure-fire recipes … Halibut in Parchment Paper with Julienne Vegetables, Whitefish Provence and Asian Tuna Steak with Wasabi Mashed Potatoes and Cucumber Salad.
Holiday Pies and Crumbles
Learn the secret of the perfect pie crust as well as warm and cozy crumbles. Deep Dish Apple Pie, Triple Berry Crumble, Chocolate Mousse Pie and Banana Fosters Crumble.
Italian for Beginners
Learn to create an easy, delicious and impressive meal straight from the heart of Italy …Homemade Caesar Salad, Bruschetta, Italian Sausage Stew with Orzo and Spinach Lasagna “Roll-Ups.”
Just like Mama use to make … Cannoli, Tiramisu, Panna Cotta, Poached Pears with Strawberry Basil Balsamic Glaze and Biscotti.
So quick, so easy … you never knew dinner could be this much fun! Sautéed Pork Medallions with Mustard Sauce, Shrimp and Vegetable Stir-Fry and 40 Clove Garlic Chicken with Carrot and Potato Mash.
Lobster Cakes with Tomato Tartar Sauce, Baked Stuffed Lobster and Classic New England Whole Boiled Lobster. Plus tips on varieties, easy preparations and what to look for when buying whole, fresh lobster.
We’ve spanned the globe for these mouth-watering, impressive appetizers sure to make your next party a world-wide hit! Spanish Stuffed Mushrooms, Shrimp and Tuna Skewers, Brushetta with Eggplant and Peppers, Herbed Phyllo Crisps and Hummus.
Menus for New Moms
Easy weeknight meal recipes as well as ideas on meal planning and shopping, easy advance prep and “tried and true” kid-friendly meals.
One Dish Wonders
These one dish wonders are simply sensational – in taste and appearance. We’ll teach you easy tricks of the trade for getting a meal to the table in no time … plus tips on how to stock your pantry with recipe essentials so you’re always ready to put together your next best “one dish wonder.” Pan-fried Chicken Breasts with Potatoes and Oregano Butter, Italian Sausage Stew with Orzo, Brown Butter Glazed Root Vegetables, Berry Clafoutis.
No more boring spaghetti! We’ll learn three classic sauces: Marinara, Alfredo and Bolognese plus Vegetarian Spinach Lasagna, Shrimp Stuffed Shells and Chicken and Penne with Rosemary and Olives.
Pies and Crumbles
Deep Dish Cherry Pie, Triple Berry Crumble, Pear and Blueberry and Raspberry Sour Cream Crumble.
Quick, delicious and homemade breads … Orange Date Nut, Beer, Sun-Dried Tomato & Olive, Mango Macadamia Nut and Sweet Olive Oil.
The art of the perfectly tender and juicy roast … highlights include Traditional Pot Roast, Crown Roast of Pork with Apple Stuffing and Herbed Standing Rib Roast.
Nutritious, delicious and super versatile … we’ll cover some of the basic techniques of preparing this super fish and then provide easy to follow recipes that are packed with flavor … Seared Salmon with Horseradish Mustard Vinaigrette, Steamed Gingered Salmon with Warm Citrus Sauce, Hickory Grilled BBQ Salmon with Corn Salsa and Poached Salmon Salad.
Shrimp, shrimp and more shrimp! Italian Shrimp in Zucchini Blankets, Shrimp and Tuna Skewers, Ginger Shrimp, Sugar Snap Peas and Corn Stir-Fry and Spicy Cayman Shrimp. Plus tips on purchasing, storing and other easy preparations.
Soups and Chilis
Roasted Squash Soup with Pumpkin Seed Pesto, Wild Mushroom and Beef Barley Soup, Black Bean and Espresso Chili and Chicken and White Bean Chili.
Soups and Stews
Soups and stews to warm your heart and soul – Moroccan Lamb Stew, Pork Stew with Fennel and Butternut Squash, White Bean Mushroom Rosemary Soup and Clam Chowder.
Spring Dinner Party
Spinach and Red Pepper Quiche, Potato Leek Soup with Crispy Pan-Fried Red Onions, Chicken Breast Stuffed with Feta, Tomatoes and Spinach inside Puff Pastry, Berry Crumble with Vanilla Bean and Lavender Ice Cream.
Salads good enough to serve as the entrée … Classic Chicken Caesar, Asian Tuna Salad, Mexican Cobb and Avocado with Grapefruit and Roquefort.
Sweets for Your Sweetie
Join us as we share our secrets for these sinfully sweet treats …Triple Berry Crumble, California Butter Crunch Toffee, Sinful Flourless Chocolate Cake and Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries and Homemade Biscotti.
Whether it’s your first time cooking Thanksgiving or your 50th, we’ll take you step by step through menu planning, shopping, preparation, timing and cooking of the traditional holiday meal. Turkey purchasing, storing and roasting plus salad, mashed potatoes, stuffing, two vegetable side dishes and the ultimate pumpkin pie.
Fast, easy and delicious these meals are sure to please your family! Garlic Chicken, Pork Chops with Mustard Sauce, Turkey Meatloaf with Mashed Potatoes.
Thrill of the Grill
Hickory Plank Salmon, Grilled Vegetable Pizza, Classic Steak with Onions and Mushrooms and Grilled Caramel Apples.
Thrill of the Grill Part II
Grilled Shrimp Cocktail with Horseradish Cream Dipping Sauce, Grilled Country Ribs with Summer Mustard Marinade and Perfect BBQ Chicken Breasts.
Trip to Thailand
Mango and Crab Spring Rolls with Sweet Chile Dipping Sauce, Chicken and Coconut Soup with Thai Chilies and Ginger and Traditional Pad Thai with Shrimp and Tofu.
Asparagus Asiago Cheese Twists, Chinese Vegetable Stir-Fry, Spicy Vegetable Wraps and Super-Easy Strawberry Shortcake.
Herbed Crepes with Roasted Vegetables and Goat Cheese, Eggplant Torta with Tomato Sauce, Wild Mushroom Risotto.