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  • Arabian Nights NEW!

    There is nothing better than starting your spring season with a delectable Arabic meal with this eclectic menu. Satisfy your family and friends with this tongue tingling meal: Baba Ghanoush – A chunky eggplant Tahini spread served with pillowy soft Naan bread Aromatic Chicken Tagine served over a bed of Moroccan saffron-spiced Rice Pilaf A cool Moroccan iced tea infused with rose petals and pine nuts finish with Arabian Baklava pouches
  • Chicken, Chicken, and More Chicken NEW!

    Some classic, some quick, some spectacular for company, and all healthy and delicious! Whole chicken, chicken parts, and skinless-boneless chicken breasts. Stove-top and oven. We’ll prepare Chicken: Cordon Blue, Marsala with Sage, Philippine style Adobo, Strips with Spicy Honey Dipping Sauce, With White Wine and Mushroom Sauce, Crab-Stuffed Breasts, Parmesan Strips, Italian Lemon, Lemon Kebabs, Pineapple-Raspberry Nibbles, Raspberry Lime and, lastly, Roasted with Mushrooms and Apples. Get ready for great chicken!
  • Chinese Egg Rolls NEW!

    Come and join in a hands-on experience to learn, prepare, and taste Chinese traditional style egg rolls. Make room for 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 a variety of egg rolls that there are as well as how to make them at home!
  • Greek Dinner

    Meet Laurel Severson Laurel Severson is a home economist with over 15 years of experience in commercial food service, recipe testing and editing. She lived in England for several years and is an avid cookbook collector. Laurel has been teaching cooking classes in the Twin Cities for many years. "The instructor was phenomenal! A+! She brought bags and bags of equipment and many recipes which she has tested herself." participant Fall 2015 Your guest will be shouting out a chorus of “Opa!” after you prepare this traditional Greek meal for them. This feast will include the national soup (Soupa Avgolemono), a lemon flavored chicken soup, a flaming cheese appetizer (Saganaki), plus an eggplant appetizer. We will prepare Zucchini with ground lamb (Moussaka), 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).
  • Homemade Chinese Wonton & 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. Learn to make Chinese wonton and dumplings at home. 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 to freeze for storage. $15 supply fees is payable to instructor at class. Please bring a food container with you to the class!
  • Jams, Jellies Marmalades and Butters

    NOW is the time to prepare for the bounteous fruits of summer. Be ready to 'jam' when the berries, peaches, rhubarb, herbs and more are at their peak of taste and availability. Learn the difference between the various preserves and have the opportunity to taste several different kinds. You will prepare a batch of jam/jelly from start to finish, learn basic ‘hot water bath’ techniques that are applicable to other canning projects and take home 1-2 jars to enjoy.
  • Sushi, but no Raw Fish NEW!

    Participate in this great class and gain the skills to make delicious sushi for yourself, family and friends. Learn where to shop, brands to select, preparation of the ingredients, assembly of the rolls and presentation. You will create both traditional rolled sushi (maki-zushi) and American California sushi. Start with the easy to make seasoned sushi rice, then select and roll wonderful ingredients such as chicken, shrimp, smoked salmon, crab, mushrooms, eggs, carrots, avocado, spinach, ginger and more! Note: No raw fish!
  • Tandoori Nights NEW!

    Meet Anu Seshadri Anu Seshadri, founder and CEO of Exotic Palates, is a renowned caterer and a culinary instructor based in the Twin Cities. A native of India and a food scientist by profession, Anu uses cooking classes to help her clients demystify the world of spices and help them understand, appreciate and nourish their love for Indian cuisine.Tandoori NightsTandoori Recipes are so called as they are cooked in a special clay pot over a fire pit. Chef Anu will teach you mouthwatering Tandoori recipes from Northern India with authentic, easily available ingredients and no special equipment!! Learn to make: Tandoori Chicken – The much loved Indian Appetizer!  Tandoori Gobi/Cauliflower – healthy and nutritious and oh! So yummy for the vegetarians!!  Tandoori Naan – The leavened bread that’s pillowy soft and a perfect foil to the spicy …  Choley – the quintessential chick pea masala curry from the golden land of Punjab!  Indian Salad – select Indian salad vegetables dressed in a cumin vinaigrette   Ghee Rice -- fluffy buttered basmati rice, made with desi ghee (Indian Clarified butter)!!