SPANISH PAELLA
May
22
6:00 PM18:00

SPANISH PAELLA

Instructor: George Stilphen

This will be a class focused on the national Spanish dish and some great sides. We’ll start with a traditional vegetable gazpacho followed by a tapa of asparagus, mozzarella and prosciutto parcels. The main dish of course will be a traditional paella with seafood and chorizo sausage. And we will end the meal with a Spanish flan dessert.

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COCKTAIL HOUR: MARGARITA & SALTED CARAMEL MARTINI
May
24
5:00 PM17:00

COCKTAIL HOUR: MARGARITA & SALTED CARAMEL MARTINI

Instructor: Tam Benefiel

Want to make delicious cocktails at home? Learn how to craft the perfect Margarita and Salted Caramel Martini from scratch (no mixers!). We will be sampling a variety of ingredients to compare the difference between Cointreau and triple sec, and enjoying our two cocktails. Light snacks will accompany the cocktails, but please eat before class!

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ASIAN TAPAS
May
25
12:00 PM12:00

ASIAN TAPAS

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Explore the abundant flavors of Asian food the fun way by serving it on small plates and making it a tasting menu. Learn to make some popular Asian favorites and enjoy them with a variety of sauces and dips. The menu will include Tom yum goong soup, pork & chive dumplings, Singapore street noodles with shrimp & peanut sauce, Korean bibimbap, shrimp pancakes with cilantro sweet chili sauce, and banana fritters with caramel.

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SALMON SUPPER
May
28
6:00 PM18:00

SALMON SUPPER

Instructor: Michael Hastings

Learn how to roast a whole fillet of salmon. Recipes include roast salmon with fennel, red bell peppers and onion; enjoy a side of creamed potatoes and finish off this lovely meal with strawberries and cream.

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ARABIAN NIGHTS: VEGETARIAN
May
30
6:00 PM18:00

ARABIAN NIGHTS: VEGETARIAN

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

This is a vegetarian food lovers’ paradise. We will start our vegetarian feast with a Lentil soup and falafel. We will then taste the Lebanese version of spanakopita, Turkish eggplant parm, Syrian pilaf, and stuffed peppers. Finally we will end with vermicelli & cheese pancakes doused with lemony rose syrup.

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KID CHEF: HANDS-ON PIZZA MAKING FOR KIDS!
Jun
2
2:00 PM14:00

KID CHEF: HANDS-ON PIZZA MAKING FOR KIDS!

Instructor: Ashley Sutton

Calling all future chefs! Kids are invited to join us for this hands-on pizza making class that will have them ready to make your next dinner! Students will learn how to make their own dough and sauces, plus will get plenty of practice with the basics of home cooking. Students 8+ years older are invited to join us, and the class will be limited to only 8 participants.

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SILICIAN PASTA
Jun
3
6:00 PM18:00

SILICIAN PASTA

Instructor: Michael Hastings

The Simple Goodness of Sicilian pasta: Learn how a few simple ingredients can create quick pasta dishes bursting with flavor: pasta alla norma, with sautéed eggplant, garlic and tomatoes; pasta with pistachios, tomatoes and mint. Pasta with pine nuts and raisins.

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HANDS-ON PIE PASTRY
Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

HANDS-ON PIE PASTRY

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

Discover how easy it is to make homemade buttery flakey pie crust. Working in teams of 2, participants will make it, roll it and blind bake it then dine on the yummy creations including quiche, galette and pie!

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DINNER FOR DAD: GUY FOOD FOR YOUR GUY
Jun
12
6:00 PM18:00

DINNER FOR DAD: GUY FOOD FOR YOUR GUY

Instructor: George Stilphen

What father would not enjoy these tasty dishes? We’ll start the meal with a tasty Caesar salad with homemade croutons. This will be followed with beer macaroni and cheese (this is amazing!). The main course will be cast iron pan seared pork chops with white wine, butter, lemon, and garlic. The dessert will be chocolate mocha brownies with ice cream.

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SHARE THE SOUTH: KENTUCKY HOT BROWN
Jun
13
6:00 PM18:00

SHARE THE SOUTH: KENTUCKY HOT BROWN

Instructor: Josh McGee

Experience the South in your mouth with this tasty series! Begin with an appetizer of pimento cheese with toasted bread and boiled peanuts, plus an offering of Old Forrester bourbon to get the class started off right! Then experience the deliciousness of the Kentucky Hot Brown, an open-faced turkey sandwich on Texas toast with bacon, oven-roasted turkey, Mornay sauce, cheddar & Pecorino Romano cheeses, tomatoes, parsley & Y’all Sauce Co Kentucky Henry Bain Sauce. (The Kentucky Hot Brown originated from The Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. In the 1920’s, The Brown Hotel would gather more than 1,200 guests an evening for dinner and dancing. After the bourbon would run out, patrons wanted something more glamorous than ham and eggs in the wee hours of the morning - thus the Hot Brown was born!)

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SUMMER SIDES: PLANT-BASED DISHES FOR SUMMER SOIREES!
Jun
15
11:00 AM11:00

SUMMER SIDES: PLANT-BASED DISHES FOR SUMMER SOIREES!

Instructor: Marybeth Wells

Celebrate the best part of cookout season: the sides. Our lunchtime side item journey includes greek pasta salad with homemade vinaigrette, fresh dill potato cucumber salad, and spicy fruit salad. You’ll learn new delicious recipes, preparation and transportation considerations for making dishes meant for travel, and leave with a full belly.

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COOKING WITH CAST IRON
Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

COOKING WITH CAST IRON

Instructor: George Stilphen

This delicious class will show you how to make the most of your cast iron. We will start out with a brown butter cornbread followed by a farmers market vegetable ratatouille. The main course will be pan seared salmon with a dill sauce and sautéed asparagus. This will be then followed with a grandmother’s apple cake. This is some yummy food!

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A PERSIAN DINNER
Jun
24
6:00 PM18:00

A PERSIAN DINNER

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Come experience the subtle, and exotic flavors of Persia. The richness of Saffron infused into the mellow shrimp served over sautéed leeks, fish steamed with a tamarind-cranberry-walnut stuffing, basmati pilaf with orange zest, pistachios, almonds, apricots, and walnuts paired with herby meatballs tossed in pomegranate molasses. This meal will ignite your tastebuds and leave you asking for more!

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ASIAN TAPAS: FEATURING A NEW MENU!
Jun
27
6:00 PM18:00

ASIAN TAPAS: FEATURING A NEW MENU!

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Let’s tour Southeast Asia and explore the coco-nutty flavors of Malaysia, Thailand Vietnam and the Philippines on small plates. Start with the half cold-half warm salad doused in peanut dressing, the creamy yet tangy soup, Penang curry smothered rice noodles, chicken satay from the streets of Bangkok, fresh rice paper rolls stuffed with crunchy veggies and shrimp, and finally a taste of heaven: sticky coconut rice served alongside ripe sweet mango. What better way to sample the best of the Far East.

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COOKIE DECORATING: SUMMER EDITION
Jun
30
2:00 PM14:00

COOKIE DECORATING: SUMMER EDITION

Instructor: Laurel Orrell

If you love baking, you are in for a treat! In this class, Laurel will teach you the secrets behind creating beautiful cookies that look as good as they taste! Participants will get the recipe for the icing, and everyone will get lots of guided hands-on practice using various techniques to decorate.

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SURF & TURF: INDIAN STYLE
Jul
8
6:00 PM18:00

SURF & TURF: INDIAN STYLE

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

From coast to fields to mountains, Indian cuisine varies with its terrain. Enjoy the familiar tandoori chicken and naan bread, as we introduce you to the spicy coconut fish curry from the malabar coast, the minced shrimp patty from Mumbai, lamb cooked in spinach from central India, and pan seared shrimp with a squeeze of lime.....yum-yum. This culinary experience will open doors to the world of complex Indian food and flavors.

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COOKIE DECORATING: SUMMER EDITION
Jul
9
6:00 PM18:00

COOKIE DECORATING: SUMMER EDITION

Instructor: Laurel Orrell

If you love baking, you are in for a treat! In this class, Laurel will teach you the secrets behind creating beautiful cookies that look as good as they taste! Participants will get the recipe for the icing, and everyone will get lots of guided hands-on practice using various techniques to decorate.

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SHARE THE SOUTH: PAN-FRIED PORK CHOPS
Jul
11
6:00 PM18:00

SHARE THE SOUTH: PAN-FRIED PORK CHOPS

Instructor: Josh McGee

Experience the South in your mouth with this tasty series! Begin with an appetizer of pimento cheese with toasted bread and boiled peanuts, plus an offering of Old Forrester bourbon to get the class started off right! Growing up in Knoxville, TN, my mom made pan-fried pork chops all the time using a cast iron skillet. I will always remember the smell of this deliciousness walking into the house, and tonight we’re enjoying it with okra & tomatoes and a side of Y’all Sauce Co Tennessee Jezebel Sauce.

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BOUNTIFUL SEAFOOD FEAST
Jul
15
6:00 PM18:00

BOUNTIFUL SEAFOOD FEAST

Instructor: George Stilphen

This class will focus on the bounty of the sea particularly the North Atlantic Sea! We’ll start with a delicious New England clam chowder, the kind I grew up making and eating all my life in Maine! This will be followed by an appetizer of spicy grilled shrimp, shrimp fra diavolo. The main course will be grilled swordfish with a mango salsa. And we’ll finish the meal with a blueberry cobbler with a cornmeal sugar-cookie crust.

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SPANISH TAPAS
Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

SPANISH TAPAS

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Small plates, abundant variety and lots of wine - that’s the Spanish way of life. Come experience a different dining style and learn to make entertaining a piece of cake with these simple and easy recipes. We will enjoy spinach & garbanzo salad, patatas bravas with aioli, meatballs with romesco sauce, garlic shrimp, pinchos with a variety of toppings and much more. Come hungry!

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SUMMER READY CAST IRON TECHNIQUES
May
18
12:00 PM12:00

SUMMER READY CAST IRON TECHNIQUES

Instructor: George Stilphen

Did you know you that you can use your cast iron skillet on the grill as well? In this class we will be cooking a range of recipes that are suitable for your grill. We’ll start with a cheesy jalapeño skillet dip with chips and veggies. We’ll then do a cast iron broccolini with butter beans. This will be followed by the entree, a balsamic marinated stuffed flank steak. And we’ll end the meal with a grilled peach cobbler.

**Please note: Southern Home & Kitchen does not have a grill, but George will be demonstrating techniques to use on yours at home!**

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COCKTAIL HOUR: TIKI DRINKS!
May
17
5:00 PM17:00

COCKTAIL HOUR: TIKI DRINKS!

Instructor: Tam Benefiel

Let’s escape to the tropics for an hour with these fun, island-inspired drinks! This 1-hour class will focus on creating the quintessential tiki drinks; we will discuss the history of the Tiki culture, talk about the best liquors to use, and make everything from scratch. Participants will learn to make (and then enjoy!) a Painkiller and a Mr. Bali Hai tiki drinks.

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CUBAN - TAPAS STYLE
May
16
6:00 PM18:00

CUBAN - TAPAS STYLE

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Come walk the streets of Havana with us as we take this culinary tour, drinking mojito and listening to salsa. Learn the Spanish names of the dishes you sample and prepare to be amazed. Dine on Crunchy fried plantains topped with fresh pico, potato balls stuffed with spicy meat, picadillo meat pastries, mojo fish over pineapple slaw, melt in your mouth arepas, and the hangover remedy sandwich. Then bite into the divine guava-cream cheese pastry and you will discover what the fuss is all about!

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HANDS-ON CRAFT COCKTAILS: CHAMPAGNE EDITION
May
12
3:00 PM15:00

HANDS-ON CRAFT COCKTAILS: CHAMPAGNE EDITION

Instructor: Tam Benefiel

Want to make delicious cocktails at home? This 1-hour class will focus on creating champagne cocktails - super easy, super delicious, and perfect to serve at any holiday occasion! Participants will enjoy 3 cocktails plus some light snacks. Blooming Champagne Cocktail, Easy Splash Champagne Cocktail, Caramel Apple Mimosa (Champagne, Vodka).

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HANDS-ON CRAFT COCKTAILS: CHAMPAGNE EDITION
May
11
4:00 PM16:00

HANDS-ON CRAFT COCKTAILS: CHAMPAGNE EDITION

Instructor: Tam Benefiel

Want to make delicious cocktails at home? This 1-hour class will focus on creating champagne cocktails - super easy, super delicious, and perfect to serve at any holiday occasion! Participants will enjoy 3 cocktails plus some light snacks. Blooming Champagne Cocktail, Easy Splash Champagne Cocktail, Caramel Apple Mimosa (Champagne, Vodka).

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SHARE THE SOUTH: FRIED CHICKEN & BISCUITS
May
9
6:00 PM18:00

SHARE THE SOUTH: FRIED CHICKEN & BISCUITS

Instructor: Josh McGee

Experience the South in your mouth with this tasty series! Begin with an appetizer of pimento cheese with toasted bread and boiled peanuts, plus an offering of Old Forrester bourbon to get the class started off right! Fried chicken is synonymous with the South, and tonight we’re making grandma proud with sides of homemade biscuits and mac ‘n cheese. Since I grew up in Knoxville, TN, this was always on the table for Sunday Supper or going to my Granny’s house for a special occasion. Crispy fried chicken, biscuits, and mac and cheese with a side of Y’all Sauce Co Tennessee Jezebel Sauce ...can’t go wrong with that!

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TRADITIONAL MOROCCAN DINNER
May
8
6:00 PM18:00

TRADITIONAL MOROCCAN DINNER

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Arabian, Mediterranean and Berber flavors combine to become this zesty, spicy, flavorful cuisine. Moroccan food liberally uses chili with their signature harissa sauce. Learn to make it and enjoy a meal fit for the Sheikh. A fish stew with spiced rice, and lamb chops, who doesn’t like lamb chops. Add chick peas and roasted eggplant mash into the mix and it’s a feast. Finish with buttery semolina pancakes topped with honey.

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DINNER PARTY MENU
May
6
6:00 PM18:00

DINNER PARTY MENU

Instructor: Adam Barnett

Impress your guests at your next dinner party with this delicious menu featuring French techniques with a Southern spin. The menu will include Pancetta Wrapped Pork Tenderloin, Parmesan Polenta, Spicy Broccoli Rabe, and will finishe with Vanilla Crème Brulee.

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MOTHER'S DAY TEA
May
5
1:00 PM13:00

MOTHER'S DAY TEA

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

In the spirit of Downton Abbey, enjoy a special afternoon honoring mothers at this English High Tea. This decadent menu will include traditional tea sandwiches, assorted pastries, scones with jam and clotted cream, English Tea with cream, and rose-flavored lemonade.

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MOTHER'S DAY TEA
May
4
3:00 PM15:00

MOTHER'S DAY TEA

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

In the spirit of Downton Abbey, enjoy a special afternoon honoring mothers at this English High Tea. This decadent menu will include traditional tea sandwiches, assorted pastries, scones with jam and clotted cream, English Tea with cream, and rose-flavored lemonade.

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CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA
May
1
6:00 PM18:00

CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Holy guacamole! Now here’s a menu you would not want to miss. Tortilla cups with guacamole and seared shrimp; Tex-mex egg rolls with jalapeño-cilantro crema, blackened fish tacos with sriracha aioli; Southwest salad, salsa verde and pico de gallo of course! Finish with divine churro-cheesecake. Come hungry!

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CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA
Apr
29
6:00 PM18:00

CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Holy guacamole! Now here’s a menu you would not want to miss. Tortilla cups with guacamole and seared shrimp; Tex-mex egg rolls with jalapeño-cilantro crema, blackened fish tacos with sriracha aioli; Southwest salad, salsa verde and pico de gallo of course! Finish with divine churro-cheesecake. Come hungry!

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CRAFT BEER 101
Apr
26
5:00 PM17:00

CRAFT BEER 101

Instructors: Steve & Tam Benefiel

Sample 10 different beers in this fun class that will teach you the basics of craft beers! You will learn what makes a "craft beer" a craft beer, why they are more delicious, and different styles and tasting profiles. Come thirsty!

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FALAFEL FOR LUNCH
Apr
26
12:00 PM12:00

FALAFEL FOR LUNCH

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

An unparalleled fritter, falafel is simple in its composition and complex in its flavor. Learn to make it from scratch along with the art of grilling an eggplant and mashing it up for the delightful Babaganoush. Enjoy this wholesome meal with tahini sauce, pita bread and fattoush salad.

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MASTER THE KITCHEN: HOW TO COOK CHICKEN PROPERLY
Apr
24
6:00 PM18:00

MASTER THE KITCHEN: HOW TO COOK CHICKEN PROPERLY

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

Looking for new ways to prepare chicken? In this class, different methods (including roast, sear and braise) will be demonstrated, as well as tips on how to enhance and change up flavors. We’ll talk about difference between parts (like thigh and breast) as well as boneless and bone-in. Dine on chicken prepared 3 ways with sauces and sides that make you go YUM!

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SHEET PAN DINNERS
Apr
23
6:00 PM18:00

SHEET PAN DINNERS

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

Everything in one pot (er, I mean pan.) Learn out easy and tasty they can be - especially when fresh herbs and a tasty sauce are added. 3 Sheet pan dinners to dine on and lots of ideas to take home!

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SPRINGTIME IN PARIS
Apr
22
6:00 PM18:00

SPRINGTIME IN PARIS

Instructor: Adam Barnett

Join us for a culinary trip to France with this meal inspired by springtime in Paris! The menu will include Roasted Salmon, Fricassee of Spring Vegetables (Asparagus, Peas, Leeks, Shiitakes), Chervil Veloute, and will finish with Chocolate Pot de Crème - ooh la la!

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COCKTAIL HOUR: TIKI DRINKS!
Apr
20
4:00 PM16:00

COCKTAIL HOUR: TIKI DRINKS!

Instructor: Tam Benefiel

Let’s escape to the tropics for an hour with these fun, island-inspired drinks! This 1-hour class will focus on creating the quintessential tiki drinks; we will discuss the history of the Tiki culture, talk about the best liquors to use, and make everything from scratch. Participants will learn to make (and then enjoy!) a Painkiller and a Mr. Bali Hai tiki drinks.

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COOKING WITH CAST IRON
Apr
17
6:00 PM18:00

COOKING WITH CAST IRON

Instructor: George Stilphen

Are you ready for some more cast iron cooking delights??? We’ll start with a jalapeño corn bread. This will be followed by cast iron stir fried vegetables. The main course will be a delicious honey roasted chicken breast dish. And the dessert will be a raspberry cobbler. Good stuff right there!!!

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HANDS-ON PASTA MAKING WORKSHOP
Apr
16
6:00 PM18:00

HANDS-ON PASTA MAKING WORKSHOP

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

Learn how easy it is to make homemade pasta - and how delicious it can be. I’ll demonstrate the process and class participants can cut it (with a hand crank machine) and or assemble ravioli. Dine on homemade fettuccini with mushroom sauce, cheese ravioli and vegetable lasagna. Definitely for pasta lovers only!

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