Note: All cooking classes limited to 16 students
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Cooking

CARIBBEAN COOKING
During this four-hour class, you will learn casual and elegant recipes inspired by the islands in the Caribbean and countries in Central America. We will make: Creole peanut soup, Costa Rican beans and rice, curry coconut shrimp, eggplant Creole and key lime mousse.

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1007600
Coe
Alvarado
12
$50
3/14
1
Sat
10:00am-2:00pm


COOKING 4 ONE

Cooking 4 One is a course designed to bring excitement and glamour to individuals eating alone day after day. Cooking 4 One will teach individuals to prepare nutritious, fun and exciting dishes. Also individuals will learn how to store food properly, and kitchen safety techniques. This class will cut participants monthly grocery bill by 30% with savvy shopping tips, meal planning and proper food storage routines.
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2006500
Kinsey
Alvarado
12
$40
1/7
10
Wed
10:30am-12:30pm


ENGLISH HIGH TEA
Try something different!! A tea party is a great way to entertain friends for a luncheon, baby or bridal shower, birthday or any other special occasion. During this four-hour class we will make a variety of finger sandwiches, cakes and/or cookies and learn about the presentation of food at a tea house. We will briefly discuss the three major types of tea (high tea, low tea and Chinese tea). We will explore a variety of teas and discuss the proper preparation of tea. A cup of tea with a friend or relative is a chance to share a ritual enjoyed by people worldwide. It is a time to enjoy the warmth and comfort offered by a cup of tea. It is a wonderful way to take your mind off stressful matters.
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1007500
Coe
Alvarado
12
$50
3/7
1
Sat
10:00am-2:00pm


HEARTY SOUPS
There is nothing more heart-warming than a bowl of hot soup. During this four-hour class you will learn how to make five different soups. These soups will make any meal a big hit. We will make: chicken and dumplings, mushroom beef and barley soup, butternut squash soup, hearty winter vegetable soup, and kale and white bean soup. Recipes will be provided.
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10070001
Coe
Alvarado
12
$50
1/17
1
Sat
10:00am-2:00pm


INDIAN VEGETARIAN COOKING
Have you enjoyed Indian cuisine in popular Bay Area restaurants? Learn to make an easy and healthy vegetarian Indian meal. This is an easy approach to Indian cooking.
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1006900
Masand
Alvarado
12
$30
1/10
1
Sat
10:30am-1:00pm
1006901
Masand
Alvarado
12
$30
2/28
1
Sat
2:00-4:30pm
1006902
Masand
Alvarado
12
$30
3/28
1
Sat
2:00-4:30pm


LET'S MAKE TAMALES
Tamales are a traditional Mexican party food and almost always prepared communally. It is a real social event. Making tamales is a lot easier than you might imagine, especially with a lot of helping hands. We will make chicken, pork and a sweet tamale. Suggestions will be given on how to make vegetarian tamales. Join us for this social event.
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1006514
Coe
Alvarado
12
$50
3/28
1
Sat
10:00am-2:00pm


MORE BEGINNING CHINESE COOKING
This is the second of two classes in beginning Chinese cooking. During this four-hour workshop you will learn some more basics of Chinese cooking. The menu for this class will include the following: won ton soup, won ton appetizers, broccoli with beef, egg foo young and egg rolls.
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1007200
Coe
Alvarado
12
$50
1/31
1
Sat
10:00am-2:00pm


NEW ORLEANS COOKING
The wonderful world of New Orleans cooking will be featured in this class. This style of cooking is hearty, spicy and vibrant. We will prepare the following dinner: seafood gumbo, blackened red fish, dirty rice and sweet potato pecan pie.
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1007300
Coe
Alvarado
12
$50
2/7
1
Sat
10:00am-2:00pm


SIMPLE BREAD MAKING
There is nothing more satisfying than the smell of hot baking bread on a cold winter day. During this four-hour class you will learn how to make five different breads that are simple and quick. We will make: simple yeast bread, rich hot dinner rolls, sour cream coffee cake, butter crescents and sticky pecan rolls. Teacher will provide instructional materials.
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1007100
Coe
Alvarado
12
$50
1/24
1
Sat
10:00am-2:00pm


SUSHI PARTY
Be the first on your block to have one of the most unusual parties in vogue. Sushi is good for cocktail parties, luncheons, dinners and every other occasion where food is served. We will make a wonderful variety of sushi at this four- hour workshop.
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1007400
Coe
Alvarado
12
$50
2/28
1
Sat
10:00am-2:00pm


TAPAS
Please join us in exploring the world of Spanish tapas. Tapas are small, bite-sized morsels of tasty food. Like finger food, they are uniquely Spanish. However, many other countries have similar bite-sized dishes. Tapas are served in Spanish bars and cafes throughout the day, and the preparation, eating and enjoyment of tapas are an essential part of everyday Spanish life. During this four-hour class we will be preparing five different typical tapas.
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1006800
Coe
Alvarado
12
$50
3/21
1
Sat
10:00am-2:00pm


THAI COOKING I
Join us for the exciting and exotic cooking of Thailand. During this four-hour workshop we will prepare five traditional style dishes using some authentic and exciting spices. Our menu for this course will be: lemon grass chicken and mushroom soup (Tom Kar Gai), pork stuffed oranges (Ma Ho-Galloping Horses), beef curry (Kaeng Nua), Thai crunchy noodles (Mee Krob), and fried bananas.
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1006200
Coe
Alvarado
12
$50
2/14
1
Sat
10:00am-2:00pm