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  • Asian Favorites NEW!

    Take your taste buds on a trip to the far east! This class begins with the preparation of delicious egg rolls stuffed with pork, shrimp and vegetables served with both hot mustard and sweet and sour sauce for dipping. You'll then learn to make fried rice using vegetables, eggs, sprouts and chicken and shrimp.
  • Chinese Egg Rolls

    Come and join in a hands-on experience where you will prepare and taste Chinese traditional style egg rolls. Make room in your freezer, as everyone will have plenty of egg rolls to bring home! We will cover the types of wrappers used, a plethora of filling ideas, rolling techniques, ways to cook, and how to serve. By taking this class, you’ll have a greater appreciation of the variety of egg rolls that there are as well as how to make them at home!
  • Elegant Sauces of Italy

    Learn to make wonderful Italian sauces which will compliment any pasta, seafood, chicken or pork creation. Chef Francesco will demonstrate the procedures to make chicken piccata, pork marsala and penne carbonara. He will share advice on finding the right ingredients that will help you unlock your personal chef talents. Samples and recipes will be provided.
  • Great Minnesota Hot Dishes NEW!

    The Minnesota hot dish (elsewhere called a casserole) is a one-dish supper baked in your oven using a single piece of cookware. We will use fresh ingredients (no canned soups) and do easy preparation for a family meal, or make impressive elegant company fare for friends, or crowd-pleasing recipes for potluck. Join us to create up to 15 sensational dishes. Our recipes are enhanced by a blend of diverse ethnic influences to create sensational food, easy to prepare, a pleasure to serve and a delight to eat. Many of these hot dishes can be made ahead, chilled then baked and there is minimal dishwashing! You betcha!
  • Greek Dinner

    Join us in preparing a sumptuous feast including the national soup (Soupa Avgolemono), a lemon flavored chicken soup). The menu is rounded out with a flaming cheese appetizer (Saganaki) plus an eggplant appetizer. Zucchini with ground lamb (Moussaka) is a wonderful variation from the better known eggplant dish. You’ll also master spinach rolls in fillo (Spanokopeta) and walnut cake with orange syrup (Karidopita). Expect more menu items if the class is large.
  • Homemade Chinese Wontons and Potstickers

    Jane had many years of experience in product research & development in the food industry and earned her M.S. from University of Wisconsin. She has an enthusiasm in cooking as hobby and would like to share her interest with others. She previously owned and operated a tutoring center teaching over 500 of K-12G students in the Twin Cities areas for more than 3 years. She is currently teaching with several school districts community education programs and enjoys the work a lot. Homemade Chinese Wonton & Potstickers Easy, fun and delicious - make Chinese wontons and potstickers. Learn wrapping techniques and make tasty fillings, with the right textures and flavors. Boil, pan-fry or steam the finished products. Taste and take home samples for easy freezing. Fee includes $15 supply fee. Please bring a food container to take home samples.
  • Mini Cake Decorating

    Have you always wanted to learn basic cake decorating techniques? Come and join us for this creative class! Brainstorm ideas and have fun creating your own intricate design, or use the instructor’s samples as guides for your miniature cake. You will learn how to use a variety of metal decorating tips and colorful bags of icing to create your festive works of art!
  • Pizza & More NEW!

    Legend has it that pizza was invented in 1889. Since then it has become an enduring favorite. In this class you'll learn to prepare authentic Italian pizza dough and sauce which you'll transform into your own creation. Next you'll prepare Vermicelli Napoletana with fresh basil, plum tomatoes, garlic and parmesan cheese. We'll finish with Crème Brulee, rich, creamy custard baked with a crusty caramel glaze. A true treat for all the senses.
  • Spring Treats NEW!

    All of those spring festivities will be here before you know it. Let us assist you in getting ready for a little of this and a little of that. From cookie and bread ideas to simple cakes, you’ll be up and running in no time. This class will be both demonstration and hands on. Each student will take home a small box of their goodies.
  • Tantalizing Thai Cuisine NEW!

    Journey to southeast Asia through food. Begin class by making your very own Vietnamese summer rolls served with both hoisin and peanut dipping sauce. You'll then prepare Pad Thai blending the vibrant flavors of Thailand with rice noodles using shrimp, eggs, chilies, garlic, basil, scallions, sprouts, sesame, lemon and crushed red pepper flakes. Thai it, you’ll like it!
  • Tex-Mex Cuisine NEW!

    Tex-Mex is a fusion of Mexican and American cuisines and is a unique culinary style of its own. Learn to prepare authentic mexican rice, prepared with onions, garlic, tomatoes and fresh coriander leaves. Make fajitas made with tender grilled chicken breasts, fresh sautéed bell pepper and onion, wrapped in a warm tortilla shell. Condiments will include guacamole, salsa fresca and sour cream. Your family will say “gracias” when you bring home these delicious dishes.
  • Wine Tasting and Dinner at Nonna Rosa's, an Empty Bowls Event

    Buona Salute! In Italy, when you plan a meal for family or friends you start with the freshest ingredients and combine them with so much affection you can taste it in every bite. 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 cuisine and wine tasting at their beautiful restaurant located at 4168 West Broadway Ave, Robbinsdale. Wine Tasting and Dinner at Nonna Rosa's, an Empty Bowls Event As a special event to support Empty Bowls, spend a special evening with Chef Francesco and Tina as they take you on a food and wine adventure. Come away with an enhanced understanding of food and wine pairing as you enjoy an elegant Italian dinner perfectly paired with fine wines. Wines for the dinner will be available for purchase at a discount from Robbinsdale Wine and Spirits. $15 of the fee is a tax deductible donation to Empty Bowls.
  • Yogurt and Mozzarella Cheese

    Easy, inexpensive, nutritious and gluten free. Learn to make mozzarella cheese and yogurt at home. They taste better and are healthier for you because they don’t contain the additives in commercial products. Learn how to make Greek yogurt and discuss how to make multiple types of cheese - your kitchen already has most of the equipment needed to create these delicious products. You will make mozzarella in class and watch a detailed demonstration in yogurt making.  Handout includes recipes for several different types of cheese, recipes that utilize cheese and/or yogurt, and resource information for supplies