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  • An Oktoberfest Meal - NEW!

    Come celebrate the German fall tradition of Oktoberfest with “sauerbraten” tender pot roast in a tangy sweet and sour sauce, beef roulades stuffed with pickles, bacon and onion in red wine sauce, “Schweinshaxe” pork ribs and sauerkraut, and “Schnitzel” chicken tender slightly breaded and sautéed with fresh squeezed lemon and herbs. You’ll learn to prepare “spaetzle”, German pasta, Potato pancakes with apple sauce and sour cream, “kartoffelklosse”, dumplings topped with buttered breadcrumbs and braised red cabbage. We’ll finish with a classic black Forest cake, it’s sublime.
  • Chicken En Croûte - NEW!

    En Croûte means baked in a pastry. For our meal, we start with a classic Caesar salad using fresh baked croutons. You’ll assemble the entree wrapping tender breast of chicken in flaky puff pastry with shallots and portobello mushrooms. Together we’ll prepare an amazing sauce using sweet port wine. Sides will include asparagus with olive oil and fresh squeezed lemon and a delicious Jasmine rice blend. We’ll finish with a rich flourless chocolate torte.
  • Classic Sauces of Italy

    Nothing speaks of Italian cooking like the sauces. Join us at La Cucina Di Nonna Rosa's, where our hosts Tina and Chef Francesco Suglia, will take you on a special tour of Italian sauces. Pomodoro, Alfredo, Pesto and Rosa sauces are the four basic sauces used in much of Italian cooking. Chef Francesco will demonstrate the procedures and share his advice on finding the right ingredients to help unlock your own talents as a chef. Preparation demonstrations, samples and recipes provided.Class held at La Cucina Di Nonna Rosa's, 4168 West Broadway Ave, Robbinsdale
  • Craft Beer 101 for Beginners - NEW!

    Learn about craft beer at Under Pressure Brewing in Golden Valley. Through beer sampling, we will discuss beer styles, grain varieties, color, abv and what it takes to make water into beer. MUST be 21 or older and bring a valid photo ID.
  • Czech Kolaches

    Kolaches are one of the Czech Republic's national pastries. Immigrants brought their recipes for Kolaches to the Midwest in the 1860's. Kolaches are marvelous egg-rich, slightly sweet yeast dough traditionally filled with fruit mixtures. They can be shaped into small rounds, square "tied packages," or filled turnovers. We will make variations in class and taste samples. Plan to take home an assortment to share or to freeze. You will also leave with many recipes, tips and techniques to master these Old World delicacies.
  • Easy Ethiopian and Eritrean Recipes by Mimi - NEW!

    Ethiopian and Eritrean food have become popular among foodies in past decade. The food is light, healthy and flavorful ranging from spicy to mild. This course will take you through a thrilling discovery of exotic spices and pairing them with vegetables, beans, and lentils.  We will use different types of meat sautéed in flavored butter and healthy oils. This class is a hands on, educational, informative and a dream like trip into the foods and cultures of these historic countries.
  • Four Famous Ethnic Cookies

    Add four new cookies to your holiday treat selections. Learn to create the rolled Norwegian cookie called Krumkakes (made with cream, butter and cinnamon, sometimes with vanilla), Italian Pizzelles (a flat, anise-flavored cookie, may be flavored with vanilla), the chewy, almond Swedish Sandbakkels (baked in tiny tins to resemble tarts), and Rosettes (deep fried, paper thin Scandinavian delicacies dusted with confectioners’ sugar). Expect great recipes plus the many tips and techniques that will make your baking a success! Please bring containers to carry your creations safely home.
  • Great Main Dishes with NO Meat - NEW!

    Bored with beef? Peeved with pork? Create risotto with porcini mushrooms, stroganoff with tofu, a hearty soup with garbanzo beans and lentils, chili with kidney beans and bulgur, and the famous Nepali Dhal using lentils. Join us to see how delicious food can be without meat!
  • Lefse

    This wonderful Norwegian delicacy is made for banquets, holidays, weddings and all special occasions. Learn the fine points of making the dough, baking, storing and, of course, how to serve lefse. We begin with fresh potatoes using a number of authentic recipes, as well as a modern version using instant potatoes. Plan to sample your fresh, warm creations with traditional fillings plus take home finished lefse and dough to bake to share with family and friends. 
  • Murder Mystery Dinner at Nonna Rosa's

    Love and CannolisFor those who fell in love with "That's Amore?", the next chapter is here! Determined to see that her grandson finds the perfect girl, the sharp witted, family loving, tradition holding matriarch has returned to Minnesota! After numerous failed attempts to get young Lorenzo on The Bachelor, Nonna Rosa has returned to secure true love for her romance riddled grandson at any cost. Bring your single ladies, your bullet proof vests and we'll see you at the dinner table!Join us at Nonna Rosa’s Ristorante Italiano for an afternoon brunch to die for. The murder mystery performance by Top-Hat Theater accompanies a four-course dinner provided by the restaurant staff. The cost includes the meal, a nonalcoholic beverage and a seat at the show.
  • Oktoberfest Senior Luncheon and Dance

    Don't miss this celebration of good food and ‘German-style’ fun. Together, Robbinsdale Area Schools Community Education, along with the cities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope, Plymouth and Robbinsdale present an Oktoberfest Senior Lunch and Dance on Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 11:30 am-1:30 pm at the Plymouth Creek Center in Plymouth, MN.During the luncheon, entertainer ‘Squeezy’ Wes Miller will delight attendees with authentic polka and Oktoberfest accordion music. A seasoned accordion performer, ‘Squeezy’ will be walking through the crowd to entertain audiences and provide a fun Oktoberfest party atmosphere. Afterwards, dance or just sit back and listen to the Fridley City Polka band, playing a variety of dance music, polkas and old tyme classics.Tickets for the event are $15 each and include entertainment and the luncheon below: Authentic German style soft pretzel sticks Bratwurst (Beef) Sauerkraut Traditional Potato Salad Roasted Carrots Apple Strudel Water, coffee and root beer. Beer will be available on a cash bar basis. Register at rdale.eleyo.com. Limited space available. Registration will close when filled or no later than Wed, Sep 25.
  • Pasta! Pasta! Pasta! - NEW!

    What's better than pasta? Pasta four ways! We'll start by learning how to make basil pesto to use in an appetizer with fresh baked bread, roma tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese. Next we'll toss the pesto with vermicelli and cream to make a new pasta dish. "Cappellini" is next tossed with olive oil, garlic, fresh basil, tomatoes and sautéed baby shrimp. Finally, "fettuccine alfredo primavera" a divine combination of fresh veggies, Parmesan cheese and cream. We'll finish with a classic tartlet.
  • Traditional French Cuisine

    Experience exquisite French classics beginning with French onion soup. You’ll prepare "Coq au Vin" served with a delicious wild rice blend and green beans amandine. We'll finish with "Crepes Suzette." Don't miss out on this "magnifique" meal!