Make-Ahead Meals-101

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | $95 per person

Thursday, September 27, 2018 | 10:30 am – 1:30 pm | $95 per person

Time to cut through the chaos of weeknight dinners. Everyone’s schedule kicks into high gear in the Fall, so now more than ever, you need smart strategies that help you plan and prepare a family meal on your schedule. A little work in advance can reap huge benefits for meals that taste great, and are full of freshness. So let’s simplify the process and save you precious time during the week. Make any of these dishes ahead of time, reheat (as necessary), and serve. Then sit back and enjoy the rest of the evening.

Portuguese Culinary Favorites

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | $95 per person

Thursday, October 11, 2018 | 10:30 am – 1:30 pm | $95 per person

Discover a few of the beloved and most iconic dishes found throughout Portugal. These recipes are homey and easy to prepare, they embrace the local bounty and the Portuguese spirit of generosity and love of food. Portugal is abundant with seafood and the markets overflow with wonderful vegetables, fruits, breads, cheeses and meats. Simplicity sums up the best of Portuguese cooking; taking fantastic ingredients and letting their own natural flavor stand as the main characteristic of the dish. You will also enjoy a tasting of some of the countries delicious wines.

Basics to Brilliance by Donna Hay

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | $130 per person

Thursday, October 18, 2018 | 10:30 am – 1:30 pm | $130 per person

Australia’s favorite cookbook author, Donna Hay shows how mastering the basics can open up a world of new and delicious recipes. Her new book Basics to Brilliance is beautifully presented, and sorted into three sections: Savory, Need to Know, and Sweets. Donna starts with the basic recipe and then leads to multiple variations on how to make it brilliant. For example, a basic recipe for slow cooked lamb shoulder can easily be transformed into lamb and provolone open-faced sandwiches, crispy lamb, pea, and mint fritters, and lamb, goat cheese, and heirloom tomato salad. Brimming with beautiful photography and 200+ recipes, this book is a great gift for those starting out in the kitchen, or home cooks wanting to spice up classic ingredients and recipes.

Sweets to Give Thanks For

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | $95 per person

Thursday, October 25, 2018 | 10:30 am – 1:30 pm | $95 per person

Pie is not the only way to end your Thanksgiving dinner, and dessert is always a more festive finale with multiple new options. In this class we’ll bake delectable new recipes to help you expand your horizons and impress your guests. These desserts are seasonally inspired and taste best when shared with friends and family around your harvest holiday table. Remember to save room for dessert!

Healthy, Holiday Cocktail Bites

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | $95 per person

Thursday, December 6, 2018 | 10:30 am – 1:30 pm | $95 per person

If you are looking for party-worthy appetizers that will delight your guests with their gorgeous presentation, and delicious taste, without over indulging, the search stops here. Holiday party bites do not have to be high-calorie. The winning combination is small portions, smart ingredient choices and fresh, nutritious recipes that will wow your guests and inspire your next festive gathering. No need to sacrifice the special festive sparkle or the scrumptious flavor when eating healthy.