Note: All cooking classes limited to 16 students
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Cooking

A TASTE OF EXOTIC MOROCCO
Come to our make believe Kasbah for some exotic Moroccan food and a sense of the rituals that makes the meal special. We will pour warm water over your hands before you eat. With some bread you will scoop up some of the Moroccan Eggplant, Tabbouleh Salad and Middle East Lamb Stew. You will also get to eat some Bestilla – phyllo dough stuffed with chicken and
almonds, and the top dusted with powdered sugar and cinnamon- it is a fragrant treat exotic to Western tastes. We will finish up the meal with Baklava and honey mint tea. You will learn how to make all of these dishes in this 4-hour class.
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1006114
Coe
Alvarado
12
$50
4/5
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
Kitchen
$40
3/26
10
Wed
10:30am-12:30pm
2006501
Kinsey
Alvarado
Kitchen
$40
6/17
5
Wed
10:30am-12:30pm


DIM SUM
Dim sum is a unique culinary experience. It is a highly specialized kind of Chinese cooking. Dim sum is generally served between 10:00am and 2:00pm. If you are ever invited for "tea" in Hong Kong, you are really being invited to dim sum. Dim sum is generally small dumplings or pieces of meat that are fried or steamed. They can be salty or sweet. They make wonderful hors d'oeuvres. During this workshop we will prepare the following: Shrimp toast, Shiu Mai (pork dumplings), Lemon Chicken Wings, Shrimp Stuffed Bell Peppers and Stuffed Rice Noodles.
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1006214
Coe
Alvarado
Kitchen
$50
4/26
1
Sat
10:00am-2:00pm


DISCOVER THE WONDERFUL CUISINE OF VIETNAM
Come on a journey with me to discover the delights of Vietnamese cuisine. In this country known for its diverse and fabulous food you will have a chance to explore new tastes, textures and cooking methods. Vietnamese cuisine is influenced by Chinese and French cuisine. During this class we will make: Crystal Shrimp Rolls, Lettuce Wraps-Ups, Chicken and Sweet Potato Curry, Stir Fried Tou Fu with Vegetables and Peanut Sauce, Mango and Sweet Rice Pudding.
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1006414
Coe
Alvarado
Kitchen
$50
5/10
1
Sat
10:00am-2:00pm


FISH AND SEAFOOD
Fish and seafood are healthy and delicious. During this 4-hour class the students will explore some new ways and some time-honored ways to prepare fish and seafood. During this class you will learn to prepare the following: Calamari Steaks with Tartar Sauce, Trout with Almonds, Crab Cakes, Steamed Fish with Ginger Sauce, and Sole with Spinach Cheese Sauce.
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1006014
Coe
Alvarado
Kitchen
$50
3/29
1
Sat
10:00am-2:00pm


FRAPPUCCINOS
Learn to make Carmel, Green Tea, and Strawberries & Cream Frappuccinos. These beverages are cold drinks made with and without coffee. See demonstrations of how to make each Frappuccino so you can make them at home at a fraction of the cost. Recipes included.
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2006800
Takano
Alvarado
Kitchen
$40
5/8
1
Thu
6:00-8:00pm
2006801
Takano
Alvarado
Kitchen
$40
7/17
1
Thu
6:00-8:00pm


FRUIT SMOOTHIES
Why pay more to get a smoothie when you can make them at home. The samplings will consist of an assortment of fruits plus dairy products and other ingredients. Recipes included.
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2006400
Takano
Alvarado
Kitchen
$40
4/19
1
Sat
10:00am-12:00pm
2006401
Takano
Alvarado
Kitchen
$40
7/10
1
Thu
6:00-8:00pm


HUNAN AND SZECHUAN CHINESE COOKING
This class specializes in Hunan and Szechwan regional Chinese cooking. We will be preparing the following hot and spicy dishes. Hot and Sour Soup, Hunan Fish, Twice Cooked Pork, Kung Pao Chicken and Mongolian Beef.
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1006314
Coe
Alvarado
Kitchen
$50
5/3
1
Sat
10:00am-2:00pm


INTERNATIONAL VEGETARIAN CUISINE
During this class you will learn how to prepare five vegetarian dishes from around the world. We will prepare the following dishes: Winter Green Pockets (vegetables wrapped in filo dough); Spinach Cheese Souffle, a popular souffle in France; Angel Pasta with Pesto, an italian favorite; Butternut Squash Gratin and Baked Corn Casserole, middle America favorites.
This is Not A VEGAN CLASS.
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1006614
Coe
Alvarado
Kitchen
$50
5/31
1
Sat
10:00am-2:00pm


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
Kitchen
$50
5/17
1
Sat
10:00am-2:00pm


MEATLESS MONDAYS - Burger and Fries
Going meatless on Mondays is a way to improve your personal health and reduce the negative environmental impacts that livestock raising and seafood harvesting create. Join us as we cook a delicious meal of lentil burger, fries (from various vegetables) and a side of slaw. Find out how easy it is to use the wide world of legumes, grains, vegetables, and fruit for good nutrition and good eating!
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2006000
Hammer
Alvarado
Kitchen
$45
3/24
1
Mon
6:00-9:00pm


MEATLESS MONDAYS - Seitan
This "other (wheat) meat" is not for the gluten-intolerant, but is an unusual, versatile, and highprotein alternative to meat. We will make basic seitan and then use variations on the seitan theme to make satay with peanut sauce and Reuben sandwiches (with a side of apple sauerkraut). Learn about and how to make this nutritious and chewy-textured food. Join us for "fun with seitan."
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2006003
Hammer
Alvarado
Kitchen
$45
6/2
1
Mon
6:00-9:00pm


MEATLESS MONDAYS - What Springs Up
April is when spears of asparagus start their push toward the sun. We will make creamy asparagus soup, mushrooms (also known for their push-ups) with herb/nut butter, and a kale salad with dried currants. Spring is green and brown, earthy, and delicious. Join us in its celebration.
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2006001
Hammer
Alvarado
Kitchen
$45
4/14
1
Mon
6:00-9:00pm


MEATLESS MONDAYS - World Flavors
Delicious and meatless dishes are traditional in many cultures. In this course, learn to prepare Indian aloo gobi (potatoes and cauliflower) using a pressure cooker, which saves time, electricity/gas, and money. Also prepare a Moroccan couscous salad and an Italian-inspired sorrel and almond pesto pasta – good food from various corners of the world.
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2006002
Hammer
Alvarado
Kitchen
$45
5/12
1
Mon
6:00-9:00pm


SUMMER SALADS
Too hot to cook? Want something cool and refreshing for lunch or dinner? Try a wonderful salad. These salads can be a complete meal or a great accompaniment to a meal. We will be making: Stuffed Giant Pasta Shells with Shrimp, Chinese Snow Peas Salad with Chicken, Curried Rice Salad, Italian Sausage and Pasta Salad, and Salad Nicoise with Salmon
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1006714
Coe
Alvarado
Kitchen
$50
4/26
1
Sat
10:00am-2:00pm


TOFU - DELICIOUS 3 WAYS
WWhat is tofu? Come to this class, and you will find out. Learn to use two kinds of tofu to make a morning beverage, an entrée, and a dessert. Recipes included.
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2006100
Takano
Alvarado
Kitchen
$40
3/27
1
Thu
6:00-8:30pm
2006101
Takano
Alvarado
Kitchen
$40
6/26
1
Thu
6:00-8:30pm