Courses

Take the challenge out of meal planning and get excited about making dinner. Learn to prepare meals with seven ingredients (or less) that will be ready to serve in 30 minutes. Discover time-saving tips, preparation methods, and how to incorporate more vegetables in your meals.


October 17-24, 2021, CUL 117
Bao Buns, also known as "steamed buns" are a delicious, warm, fluffy treat of stuffing wrapped inside a sweet, white dough. Chef Candy will guide you through the process of creating the leavened dough plus three hearty and delicious fillings (beef, chicken and vegetable).


Saturday, March 12, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Autumn often conjures up the aromas of apple pie and pumpkin bread. This fall, kick up your holiday menus with an assortment of trendy gluten-free treats. Using a variety of cooking and baking techniques, students will gain hands-on experience in making the following recipes: Roasted Pumpkin Shell Breakfast Bowls, Coconut Curry Chickpeas with Pumpkin, Apple-Parsnip Puree, and Spiced Pumpkin-Apple Cake.


Saturday, October 30, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Are you interested in plant-based eating but not sure where to start? Join Chef Holly in this Q&A conversation and cooking demonstration class. Holly will help you explore the basics of plant-based eating as she demonstrates recipes for you to make at home.


Saturday, January 8, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Create roasted chicken with creamy scalloped potatoes just like mom used to make. Learn the proper technique to truss your chicken so it results in a juicy, evenly roasted bird without burned legs and wings. Drizzled with pan gravy and a healthy side of scalloped potatoes and you have a perfect Sunday night dinner or something new for your holiday meal.


Saturday, November 20, 2021, CUL 117
Take your cooking to the next level with this classic shrimp recipe made with garlic, white wine and butter sauce. Learn to sauté rice with aromatics for a deliciously seasoned rice pilaf dish. Serve with roasted broccolini and you have a simple dish, elegant enough to serve at holiday dinners. This Italian classic should be in every home chef's repertoire!


Saturday, December 11, 2021, CUL 117
Do you have the desire to create delicious, traditional desserts? In this course, you will learn to make three delicious Italian classics: Tiramisu, chilled Zabaglione, and Pignoli cookies. Master these treats, and your dessert table will never be the same.


Saturday, February 5, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Practice your baking skills and learn how to make delicious flatbreads from around the world. Chef Katie will discuss mixing, shaping and baking techniques for different types of dough. Recipes will include Semolina Rosemary Crackers, Naan with Sesame Seeds and Pita Bread.


Saturday, December 4, 2021, CUL 116
Saturday, December 11, 2021, CUL 116
Bring a world of flavors to your dinner table with these gluten-free and dairy-free classic sauces that draw from various ethnic traditions. Gain mastery of the following sauces: Mexican Mole Sauce, Thai Coconut Curry, Mediterranean Caper Sauce and Spanish Romesco Sauce. These sauces are bursting with flavor while accommodating common dietary restrictions.


Saturday, February 26, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Is your body craving a healthy reset after all of the holiday indulgence? Never fear, soup season is here! Join Chef Holly as she demonstrates how to make three different soups filled with vitamin-packed winter vegetables, powerful antioxidants and rich flavor. All new recipes!


Sunday, February 20, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Italian Sunday supper is a traditional family gathering, and a beautiful way to stay connected to each other. Every family has its own family recipes. Join Chef Candy and learn to prepare some of her family favorites.


Saturday, February 19, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn to create delicious and nutritious meals by reducing fat without sacrificing flavor. This course provides tips on menu planning and quicker cooking, and it allows you to try out over 50 exciting lower-fat recipes.


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In this course, you'll learn about the science behind this dietary approach, health conditions that benefit from a Mediterranean Diet and simple ways to incorporate this dietary plan into your daily routine. You'll have the opportunity to put this plan into practice by preparing recipes along with the instructor from the comfort of your own kitchen.


February 27, 2022 to March 13, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
This course was such a hit last fall that we're doing it again this year with new recipes! The fall and winter holidays call for an assortment of dishes that highlight seasonal flavors and mouth-watering ingredients. Join Chef Holly as she demonstrates how to make delicious show-stopping plant-based dishes such as Butternut-Sage Lasagna with Bechamel Sauce, Creamy Green Bean Casserole, and Candy Cane Cupcakes--all 100% plant-based!


Tuesday, November 9, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Impress your family and friends with a new plant-based St. Patrick's Day feast. These fun recipes are all traditional Irish meals made with tasty, plant-based ingredients.


Wednesday, March 9, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn to make pies without a pie pan. In this course, you will create a delicious roasted vegetable and cheese galette wrapped in a flaky pastry shell. Add a simple salad or cup of soup to this rustic free-form pie and you have the perfect dinner on a chilly evening.


Saturday, November 13, 2021, CUL 116
Saturday, November 20, 2021, CUL 116
Learn the basics of dehydration and techniques to improve the meals you pack for your adventures. This course is great for anyone curious about creating meals for the trail, whether you already own a dehydrator or not, and is suitable for people with dietary restrictions who want to improve their options. The cost of the course includes The Dehydrator Cookbook for Outdoor Adventures written by the instructor.


October 28, 2021 to November 4, 2021, ONLINE ZOOM
Learn the simplicity and beauty of making handcrafted filled pasta. Chef Candy will teach you how to create traditional Italian pasta from scratch along with a variety of delicious fillings and complementary sauces.


Saturday, January 22, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM
Intimidated by the thought of using winter squash, or tired of your same-old recipes? This course will explore various types of winter squash including how to skin, cut and de-seed these hefty beauties. Learn how to cook them to create delicious winter dishes.


Sunday, January 23, 2022, ONLINE ZOOM