FRESH FROM THE GARDEN
Aug
21
6:00 PM18:00

FRESH FROM THE GARDEN

Instructor: Tim Grandinetti (Spring House Retaurant)

Begin your evening with White Sangria and Jumbo Shrimp with Chipotle Glaze & Roasted Corn Salsa. Then feast on Smoked Chicken with Rosemary Peach Confiture and Rib-eye Steak with Basil Butter & Summer Succotash. Summer perfection!

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MAKE YOUR OWN VEGGIE BURGERS!
Aug
25
12:00 PM12:00

MAKE YOUR OWN VEGGIE BURGERS!

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Hasta la vista carne! Today we will be making quinoa and beetroot burgers with avocado and roasted corn salad. Wholesome, healthy and guilt-free, this vegetarian goodness, paired with the lemony avocado salad is a complete meal in itself, with or without the bread. Grilled or pan fried- Delicious and satisfying!

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HANDS-ON COOKIE DECORATING
Aug
25
3:00 PM15:00

HANDS-ON COOKIE DECORATING

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 recipes for the cookies and icing, and everyone will get lots of guided hands-on practice using various techniques to decorate.

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HANDS-ON PIE & TARTS
Aug
26
2:00 PM14:00

HANDS-ON PIE & TARTS

Instructor: Anna Jarrell

If you love dessert, this class is for you. We will bake with 2 types of crust so that you go home with a wide repertoire to perfect. Together, we will make an Italian almond tart with a true tart crust and raspberry jam on the bottom, and a chocolate bourbon pecan pie with a flaky butter piecrust.

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HANDS-ON PIZZA
Aug
27
6:00 PM18:00

HANDS-ON PIZZA

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

Pizza making is fun and a great way to get guests involved in making dinner! Join us for this hands-on class where you will learn to make your own dough, sauce, and a variety of pizzas! This class is a perennial favorite.

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COOK THE BOOK: BAREFOOT CONTESSA
Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

COOK THE BOOK: BAREFOOT CONTESSA

Instructor: George Stilphen

This summer herb-centric class will feature recipes from Ina Garten’s Cooking with Jeffrycookbook. The menu will include herbed fromage blanc cheese with dill, chives & parsley, roasted vine tomatoes with basil, couscous with pine nuts & mint, and roasted salmon tacos with herbs.

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LA FIESTA CUBANA
Aug
29
6:00 PM18:00

LA FIESTA CUBANA

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Visit Havana with us to enjoy some of their delicious selections. Double fired Plantains with mango salsa, mojo slaw, black bean soup and rice, shrimp enchilado with poached eggs, and end sweetly with guava - cream cheese pastry bites. You will learn the dishes by their Spanish names and be ready to host a dinner party with Cuban flair....que rico!

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A NIGHT INSPIRED BY THE KATHARINE
Sep
4
6:00 PM18:00

A NIGHT INSPIRED BY THE KATHARINE

Instructor: Adam Barnett

Join us for a night you won’t forget with Chef Adam Barnett from “The Katharine”! Begin your evening with a canapé of Liptauer with prosciutto and a toasted baguette. Then enjoy Peach Salad “Gourmande” with tiny green beans, frisee, arugula, red onion, and sherry vinaigrette, Roasted Tri Tip Steak with Hungarian Style Pepperonata and Herb Roasted Potatoes, and finish with Brown Butter Roasted Peaches, Basil, Lemon, and Vanilla Ice Cream.

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HANDS-ON CRAFT COCKTAILS
Sep
8
4:00 PM16:00

HANDS-ON CRAFT COCKTAILS

Instructor: Tam Benefiel

Want to make delicious cocktails at home? This 1-hour class will focus on creating the perfect Dirty Martini and a Chocolate-Cherry Mudslide Martini - we will discuss the best liquor to use and make everything from scratch. Participants will enjoy 2 cocktails plus some light snacks.

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DESTINATION THAILAND
Sep
10
6:00 PM18:00

DESTINATION THAILAND

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Thai cuisine is known for its use of fresh ingredients and mouth-watering flavors. Come explore some known and some new flavors in this dinner class that is sure to sweep you off your feet. Start with the classic zesty and sour Tom yum soup with shrimp. Then build your own chicken lettuce wraps, a glass noodle bowl with veggies and chicken, a rice bowl with meatballs flavored with red curry. Finish with Thai donuts that will make you forget Dunkin!

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FALL BRUNCH
Sep
15
11:00 AM11:00

FALL BRUNCH

Instructor: Willard Doxey

Enjoy a special morning out and learn how to host your own tasty brunch at home! This fall-inspired brunch will feature a specialty cocktail and delicious fall treats perfect for a satisfying brunch.

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THE ULTIMATE CHOCOLATE CAKE
Sep
16
2:00 PM14:00

THE ULTIMATE CHOCOLATE CAKE

Instructor: Anna Jarrell

You will learn how to make perfect, moist chocolate cake layers (hint - it involves beer!) then a few boozy simple syrups, dark chocolate ganache, hazelnut brittle, and a traditional frosting so you have the repertoire to mix and match to your heart’s content. We will also demonstrate a few simple decorating techniques that will wow! This is the perfect class for anyone who wants to make family birthday cakes or a holiday dessert that people will request over and over again.

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LATE GARDEN HARVEST
Sep
18
6:00 PM18:00

LATE GARDEN HARVEST

Instructor: Tim Grandinetti

Celebrate the end of summer produce with this scrumptious dinner, menu including a Shrimp Beignet with Roasted Beet & Horseradish Remoulade, and Spicy Sweet Corn Crepe with Slow Cooked Porkand Pickled Peach Vinaigrette. Finish off your evening with Butterscotch Pudding with Salted Caramel Drizzle.

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SYRIAN COOKING
Sep
23
1:00 PM13:00

SYRIAN COOKING

Instructor: Hiam & Munzer Al Sakhita

Join us for a unique experience in this cross-cultural and delicious class featuring Syrian food cooked by Syrian refugees. Hiam and Munzer Al Sakhita, along with their 3 daughters, left Damascus, Syria in 2013 for Instanbul, Turkey where they lived until 2015 when they moved to the United States as refugees. Both Hiam and Munzer come from large families where cooking has been a long family tradition. Hiam's mother began teaching her as a young teen and she would cook for their family of 11 children. Munzer learned his family's recipes as a young adult and fine-tuned his skills working in a Damascus restaurant. Though they both went on to pursue successful careers, Munzer as the CFO of the Syrian Ministry of Health and Hiam as the director for a hospital lab, cooking remained a central part of their daily lives. Later, when their 3 daughters came along, they taught them the family recipes, which had been passed along for generations.

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HOSTING A FALL-INSPIRED DINNER PARTY
Sep
24
6:00 PM18:00

HOSTING A FALL-INSPIRED DINNER PARTY

Instuctor: Dianne McConnell

Company is coming! Host with ease using this flavorful dinner menu, including tasty pork tenderloin with mustard sauce, farro with shaved brussels sprouts & toasted almonds, and warm kale salad with mushrooms & balsamic vinegar. We will finish the evening with poached pear compote. Your guests will be delighted!

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FEAST IN THE MIDDLE EAST
Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

FEAST IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

It’s a feast in the Middle East and you are invited. Start in Lebanon with the classic chicken shawarma with tabbouli salad. Then walk into the streets of Saudi Arabia to sample sheesh kebabs over toasty pine nut flavored pilaf. Enjoy spicy batata harra and babaganoush from Morocco and finish your culinary tour in Egypt with the delicious Umm Ali desert.

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FRESH, FAST, & FIT: FALL SALADS
Sep
28
12:00 PM12:00

FRESH, FAST, & FIT: FALL SALADS

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

We will pack in a trio of healthy and flavorful salads in this 1-hour lunch class. Learn to make a Kale & Mushroom salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette, a Curried Waldorf salad, and a salad featuring Lentils with Quinoa & Arugula - beautiful and delicious additions to any menu!

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HOW TO THROW A COCKTAIL PARTY
Oct
4
6:00 PM18:00

HOW TO THROW A COCKTAIL PARTY

Instructor: Anna Jarrell

Ever wanted to host a great cocktail party but don’t know where to begin? We will talk about etiquette, supplies lists, make a few simple cocktails, and of course make a variety of yummy appetizers and finger foods to please your crowd, including thyme gougeres and Asparagus straws.

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SAMOSAS & CHAI
Oct
5
12:00 PM12:00

SAMOSAS & CHAI

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

An Indian staple, samosas are a must have appetizer. Come learn to make this savory pastry filled with potato curry and served with a drizzle of tamarind chutney. Did we mention that it happens to be a vegan delight! Enjoy hot samosas with a cup of creamy cardamom chai in this 1-hour class!

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HANDS-ON CRAFT COCKTAILS
Oct
6
5:00 PM17:00

HANDS-ON CRAFT COCKTAILS

Instructor: Tam Benefiel

Want to make delicious cocktails at home? This 1-hour class will focus on creating a Margarita and a Salted Caramel Martini - we will discuss and sample the best liquors to use and make everything from scratch. Participants will enjoy ingredient tastings, 2 cocktails plus some light snacks.

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HANDS-ON COOKIE DECORATING
Oct
8
6:00 PM18:00

HANDS-ON COOKIE DECORATING

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 recipes for the cookies and icing, and everyone will get lots of guided hands-on practice using various techniques to decorate.

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HANDS-ON PIZZA
Oct
9
6:00 PM18:00

HANDS-ON PIZZA

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

Pizza making is fun and a great way to get guests involved in making dinner! Join us for this hands-on class where you will learn to make your own dough, sauce, and a variety of pizzas! This class is a perennial favorite.

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SPANISH TAPAS
Oct
11
6:00 PM18:00

SPANISH TAPAS

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Learn how to make your own Spanish tapas, or small plates, in this fun night that will transport you to Spain. The menu will include Romesco sauce with crostini, pear and arugula salad, warm spinach and chick pea salad, chorizo bites, Moorish pinchos morunos, Albondigas with tomato sauce, Gazpacho, and Tarta de Santiago for dessert.

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HANDS-ON COOKIE DECORATING
Oct
13
3:00 PM15:00

HANDS-ON COOKIE DECORATING

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 recipes for the cookies and icing, and everyone will get lots of guided hands-on practice using various techniques to decorate.

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LITTLE DESSERTS
Oct
14
2:00 PM14:00

LITTLE DESSERTS

Instructor: Anna Jarrell

Whether it’s a baby shower, family reunion, or meeting at your home, it’s great to have a repertoire of bite-sized desserts. Think beyond lemon squares and brownie bites! We will make raspberry brown butter tarts, chocolate madeleines, and a few other delights.

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CLASSIC, RESTAURANT-STYLE INDIAN
Oct
15
6:00 PM18:00

CLASSIC, RESTAURANT-STYLE INDIAN

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Have you ever wanted to make your favorite Indian restaurant dishes like tikka masala or vindaloo at home? This collection of recipes has every item on your list & will help you create a delicious & beautiful meal in the comfort of your home. Wow your friends and family while making it look easy! Dinner will include Mulligatawny soup, Tandoori platter with salad, Chicken tikka masala, Pork vindaloo, Saag paneer, Naan,Papadums & assorted chutneys, and finished with Mango kulfi (ice cream).

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

COOKING WITH CAST IRON

Instructor: George Stilphen

Make the most of your cast iron skillet with this menu full of delicious dishes! The menu will include no-knead olive-Rosemary focaccia with pistachios, baked pasta with mushrooms, sausage & Parmesan cream sauce, pan-roasted chicken with vegetables & Dijon, and a pan-roasted peach pie for dessert!

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A NIGHT INSPIRED BY THE KATHARINE
Oct
18
6:00 PM18:00

A NIGHT INSPIRED BY THE KATHARINE

Instructor: Adam Barnett

Join us for a night you won’t forget with Chef Adam Barnett from “The Katharine”! Begin with an Apple and Rutabaga Soup with Vanilla Oil and Chives, and then enjoy a Poached Pear Salad with Baby Kale, Blue Cheese, Hazelnut Dressing, and Granola. Feast on Braised Lamb Neck ‘Bolognese’ Pappardelle with Red Pepper, Arugula, & Feta,and finish your evening with Apple and Fennel Strudel with Crème Anglaise and Pistachio Ice Cream.

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COOKING WITH NC CRAFT BEER & BOURBON
Oct
23
6:00 PM18:00

COOKING WITH NC CRAFT BEER & BOURBON

Instructor: Tim Grandinetti

Enjoy North Carolina beer & bourbon with and in your meal! This dinner features dishes inspired & prepared with beer & bourbon, including Flash Fried Cheeto-crusted Chicken “Nuggets,” Foothills Brewing inspired Beer Cheese, Sesame Crusted Salt & Pepper Pork with Lemon Chive Aioli, and a Double Chocolate Nirvana Cake.

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HARVEST FEAST
Oct
24
6:00 PM18:00

HARVEST FEAST

Instructor: Michael Hastings

Learn how to create a feast featuring fall-focused dishes perfect for your next dinner party or intimate date night. The menu will include pork tenderloin with port-wine reduction, pear salad, rice pilaf, and fresh apple cake.

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HANDS-ON PASTA
Oct
25
6:00 PM18:00

HANDS-ON PASTA

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

This class is for pasta lovers only! Learn how to make homemade pasta dough (it’s really very forgiving) and turn it into Pesto Fettuccini, Ravioli Filled with Lemon/Herb Ricotta, and Vegetarian Lasagna (carnivores will love it too). Bring a hearty appetite; it will be a big dinner with wine!

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HOW TO BAKE YOUR OWN BREAD
Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

HOW TO BAKE YOUR OWN BREAD

Instructor: Erin Pfeiffer

Nothing smells or tastes better than fresh bread from the oven! Learn the foundations of making your own bread with simple ingredients, gaining a repertoire of homemade breads that will become a staple for everyday use and elegant entertaining. The course will include a Crusty Artisan Boule, Braided Pesto Bread, and Focaccia.

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CONSTRUCTING YOUR HOLIDAY BUFFET MENU!
Oct
29
6:00 PM18:00

CONSTRUCTING YOUR HOLIDAY BUFFET MENU!

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

So, the big family/friend holiday feast guest list now includes: 2 vegetarians, 1 pescatarian, 1 Paleo, 1 gluten intolerant, 1 dairy intolerant, 2 little ones (very picky), 2 teenage boys (eat tons of everything) and 2 old aunts with really tricky stomachs. What are you going to serve? Sounds like buffet time! In this demo we’ll construct a tasty menu that will satisfy everyone and hopefully reduce your stress and strain. Tweak it to fit your fussy family and friends, and enjoy your holiday time! Dinner will include grains, proteins, vegetables & tasty condiments...and wine!

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HANDS-ON PIE-MAKING
Oct
30
6:00 PM18:00

HANDS-ON PIE-MAKING

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

Just in time for the holidays! Working in teams of 2 participants will learn how to make flakey, buttery pie crust for holiday desserts (think pumpkin and pecan) plus a savory quiche (great for the Christmas brunch). So much better than store-bought, easy to do and you can stack them in your freezer so they’re ready to fill when you’re ready to bake.

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HANDS-ON SEAFOOD
Nov
1
6:00 PM18:00

HANDS-ON SEAFOOD

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

Working in teams of 2, you will prepare seafood using different techniques and flavors. Tonight’s menu includes cod in parchment with coconut milk and Thai flavors, salmon in puff pastry with mustard sauce, shrimp étouffée and seared Salmon Provencal. The class will share dinner and wine after all dishes are prepared. You will earn various techniques and leave with new recipes!

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EXOTIC FLAVORS OF PERSIA
Nov
3
6:00 PM18:00

EXOTIC FLAVORS OF PERSIA

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

If you’re looking for something unique and tasty to try, look no further than this Persian dinner class! The menu tonight is full of exotic flavors, including Tamarind Fish in parchment pockets, Borani esfanaj with pita, Persian jeweled rice, Maygu sabzi (shrimp with leeks), pomegranate and walnut braised chicken legs, Salad Shirazi, and Shole Zard (saffron rice pudding) for dessert.

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PREPARING THE PERFECT TURKEY
Nov
10
11:00 AM11:00

PREPARING THE PERFECT TURKEY

Instructor: George Stilphen

In this special 3-hour class we will walk through all the steps of preparing & cooking the perfect turkey from start to finish. In addition to cooking the turkey, we will prepare sourdough bread dressing with mushrooms, hot Italian sausage, onion, & celery, an apple-orange cranberry relish, and Cremini mushroom turnovers with Gruyere cheese, shallots, and fresh herbs. This class sold out fast last year! 

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HANDS-ON CRAFT COCKTAILS
Nov
10
4:00 PM16:00

HANDS-ON CRAFT COCKTAILS

Instructor: Tam Benefiel

Want to make delicious cocktails at home? This 1-hour class will focus on creating two rum cocktails - we will discuss and sample the best liquors to use and make everything from scratch. Participants will enjoy ingredient tastings, 2 cocktails plus some light snacks

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THANKSGIVING SIDES
Nov
12
6:00 PM18:00

THANKSGIVING SIDES

Instructor: Michael Hastings

Side dishes are the best part of the meal, right? Learn some new recipes that you’ll want to recreate for your family over and over. Tonight’s menu will include Cranberry Salsa, Kale Salad with Apples and Walnuts, Sweet & Spicy Mashed Sweet Potatoes, and Braised Green Beans With Mushrooms and Shallots.

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SHOW-STOPPING HOLIDAY TRIFLE
Nov
15
6:00 PM18:00

SHOW-STOPPING HOLIDAY TRIFLE

Instructor: Anna Jarrell

Want to knock the socks off your guests? Make them this Almond Cherry Trifle, it’s a must have in the Jarrell house at Christmas. We will make an almond sponge cake, sherry syrup, praline topping, real custard and whipped cream. It’s an impressive and delicious undertaking that can all be done ahead of time!

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

COOKING WITH CAST IRON

Instructor: George Stilphen

Make the most of your cast iron skillet with this menu full of delicious dishes! The menu tonight features brown butter cornbread, cast iron vegetable stir fry, perfect pan-seared pork chops, and pan-roasted apple pie for dessert.

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ASIAN TAPAS
Dec
4
6:00 PM18:00

ASIAN TAPAS

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Here’s a fun way to serve Asian food on small plates and make it a tasting menu. Learn to make some popular and delicious Asian foods with fresh vegetables, fruits and meats. Menu will include Hot and sour chicken soup, Malay curry puffs, Bang bang chicken, Chicken lettuce wraps, Shrimp satay with peanut sauce over glass noodles, and scrumptious Thai donuts. With a variety of sauces and condiments to spruce up your meal this will be an unforgettable culinary experience.

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HANDS-ON COOKIE DECORATING
Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

HANDS-ON COOKIE DECORATING

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 recipes for the cookies and icing, and everyone will get lots of guided hands-on practice using various techniques to decorate.

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HANDS-ON COOKIE DECORATING
Dec
15
3:00 PM15:00

HANDS-ON COOKIE DECORATING

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 recipes for the cookies and icing, and everyone will get lots of guided hands-on practice using various techniques to decorate.

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HANDS-ON COOKIE DECORATING
Aug
20
6:00 PM18:00

HANDS-ON COOKIE DECORATING

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 recipes for the cookies and icing, and everyone will get lots of guided hands-on practice using various techniques to decorate.

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INDIAN-STYLE BARBEQUE
Aug
15
6:00 PM18:00

INDIAN-STYLE BARBEQUE

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Add to your barbecuing repertoire with flavors of India minus the cumbersome tandoor oven. Minced meat kebab skewers served with tangy cilantro chutney, sour mango fish baked in parchment pockets, cast iron pan- seared shrimp, tandoori masala flavored whole cauliflower, and of course naan. Accompanied with beetroot mango salad served over arugula and a delicious mango lassi (smoothie).

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CRAFT COCKTAILS
Aug
4
4:00 PM16:00

CRAFT COCKTAILS

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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BRUNCH EGG-STRAVAGANZA
Aug
4
11:00 AM11:00

BRUNCH EGG-STRAVAGANZA

Instructor: Michael Hastings

Get ready to host the perfect brunch with some crowd-pleasing recipes! In this egg-focused brunch class, learn the proper way to poach, scramble, boil, & bake eggs and make the perfect omelet. Menu will include such recipes as Eggs Benedict, huevos rancheros, and Creole baked eggs.

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SUMMER INDIAN FEAST
Jul
23
6:00 PM18:00

SUMMER INDIAN FEAST

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Enjoy a true summer Indian feast with a wide and varied menu full of flavor. Recipes will include a Sprouted Moong and pomegranate salad, pan seared fish with mango masala, mint-flavored vegetable pilaf, chicken tikka skewers with cilantro chutney, garlic Naan bread, cucumber raita (yogurt), & finished with mango kulfi (ice cream).

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HANDS-ON SEAFOOD
Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

HANDS-ON SEAFOOD

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

Working in teams of 2, seafood will be prepared using several techniques & flavors including: fish steamed in parchment with summer vegetables and herbs, fish tacos with Mexican slaw, Asian poached salmon with soba noodles, and seared salmon with citrus vinaigrette. Cook and then enjoy a lively seafood dinner with wine and new friends!

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A TOUR OF THE MEDITERRANEAN
Jun
28
6:00 PM18:00

A TOUR OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

This class will combine an assortment of Lebanese, Israeli, Arabic and Moroccan foods for a feast of Mediterranean flavors. We will start with a mezze platter of homemade hummus, baba ganoush, tabouli salad and olives served up with warm pita flavored with za’atar. Then we will learn to make Israeli fish cakes, Arabic arayes, couscous pilaf with harissa-flavored meatballs, and end the evening with the sweet Lebanese Namoura cake.

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HAPPY HOUR WORKSHOP: TERRARIUMS
Jun
27
5:00 PM17:00

HAPPY HOUR WORKSHOP: TERRARIUMS

Instructor: Anna Jarrell

Grab a friend or your momma, have a glass of wine, and learn how to make a mossy terrarium in this hands-on class! Terrariums are very low maintenance, last for years, and make beautiful centerpieces, gifts or just a touch of life around your home. Each participant will enjoy wine & snacks, plus will go home with a completed round glass terrarium!

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EAT FOR A CAUSE: SYRIAN
Jun
23
4:30 PM16:30

EAT FOR A CAUSE: SYRIAN

*ALL MONEY COLLECTED FOR THIS CLASS WILL GO DIRECTLY TO THE REFUGEE TEACHING IT!*

Join us for a unique experience as we team up with RISE (Refugee & Immigrant Society of Entrepreneurs) and the Y’s ESL programs for a memorable night around the table. Refugee women will prepare a meal and share their stories with the help of a translator in this cross-cultural and delicious class.

More information about the chef coming soon…

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CAROLINA CATCH: COOKING WITH NC SEAFOOD
Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

CAROLINA CATCH: COOKING WITH NC SEAFOOD

Instructor: Debbie Moose

Explore the delicious variety of North Carolina fish and shellfish with Debbie Moose as she offers easy recipes and cooking techniques from her new cookbook, "Carolina Catch: Cooking North Carolina Fish and Shellfish from Mountains to Coast." Learn to give some love to unfamiliar fish, overcome any "fear of fish," and find out more about the state's bounty.

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HEARTY GRAIN SALADS FOR SUMMER
Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

HEARTY GRAIN SALADS FOR SUMMER

Instructor: Michael Hastings

These healthy but filling salads are the perfect accompaniment or main dish for your next summer cookout or backyard bash. Recipes include lentil & rice salad with asparagus, olives and almonds, chicken & rice salad with balsamic vinaigrette, and Southwestern shrimp, rice and bean salad.

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SUMMER SALAD THROW DOWN
Jun
13
6:00 PM18:00

SUMMER SALAD THROW DOWN

Instructor: Jeff Bacon

Join certified executive chef Jeff Bacon as he explores the bounty of nature’s summer offerings. Learn pro techniques for crafting delectable salads and dressings. Several local farms will be featured and participants will walk away with a seasons worth of original recipes.

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ITALIAN STYLE PICNIC
Jun
12
6:00 PM18:00

ITALIAN STYLE PICNIC

Instructor: Tim Grandinetti

Celebrate the start of summer with an Italian-style picnic! Begin your meal with Sicilian Caponata and a chilled tortellini salad, then feast on a cast iron skillet hanger steak with shallot marmalade & Parmesan fonduta. Finally, end your evening with Mom's Vanilla Pudding and "PTA" cookie bars.

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SUNDAY SUPPER: SUMMER SALADS & BISCUITS
Jun
9
1:30 PM13:30

SUNDAY SUPPER: SUMMER SALADS & BISCUITS

Instructor: Cynthia Graubart

Spend an hour with James Beard award winning author Cynthia Graubart in this class featuring recipes from her latest cookbook “Sunday Suppers”! The menu will include Watermelon and Fennel Salad with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette, Heirloom Tomato Salad with Lady Pea Salsa, and Pillowy Biscuit Rolls.

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