Cooler temps have us craving delicious Italian comfort food. Join us for a classic dinner with homemade pasta! On the menu:
- Homemade Fettucine with Bologenese Sauce
- CU’s Famous Garlic Bread
- Big Italian Salad
- Affogato Amaretto di Saronno
Nothing beats the taste and texture of fresh pasta! Learn to make homemade, handmade, fresh pasta with two classic Italian sauces to go with it – Alfredo and Weeknight Bolognese!
Let’s celebrate the holidays with an Italian inspired feast. On the menu:
- Shrimp Scampi with Crostini
- Orrechiette with Fennel and Sausage
- Roasted Califlower and Capers
- Gelato with Strawberry-Chianti Sauce
Fresh ingredients, bold flavors – that’s the essence of Greek cuisine. We’ll start with assorted mezes and move on to some real comforting Greek favorites. Join us for an evening of great fun and great taste! On the menu:
- Marinated Citrus Olives
- Shrimp Saganaki (Shrimp braised with Tomatoes and Feta)
- Chicken Souvlaki
- Greek Village Salad
- Baklava Bites
Our goals for this four morning, beginner series is to build your skills and confidence, as well as train your taste buds. At the completion of the Beginner series, you will be ready to put together simple meals for yourself and family from basic pantry items.
Students will learn the basics of knife skills, simple soups and stocks, and sauces; easy vegetable preparations; how to cook eggs; and the methods for cooking familiar cuts of beef, pork, chicken, and fish. We will cover building a pantry of ingredients and selecting a small battery of equipment, as well as tips for menu planning, nesting tasks, shopping the grocery store, and sources for ingredients.
Who should take it: Beginner cooks, or those who have been cooking for years and want to improve their skills.
Week 1: Basic Knife Skills; Eggs and Veggies [September 17] Week 2: Soups and Stocks [September 24] Week 3: Poach and Steam, Stew and Braise [October 1] Week 4: Saute, Sear, Stir-fry [October 8]
Classes are held on consecutive Thursdays.
We’re really into the craft beers, especially if they’re produced locally. Join us to create some homemade pizzas and sample some of the creative brews out there. On the menu:
- Homemade Pizzas with Assorted Toppings
- The Big Salad
- Our Special Espresso Affogato
What can be better than eating homemade bread, fresh out of the oven? In this workshop, students will the learn the secrets to making French baguettes; crispy on the outside and light and airy on the inside!
In this class, students learn to break down a whole chicken and prepare flavorful international dishes. Great for weeknight meals for entertaining! On the menu:
- Moroccan Chicken with Couscous
- Keema Matar (Ground Chicken Curry)
- Pok Pok Chicken Drumsticks
The little plates of Spain – we love them! But there are so many and we have only so much time. Our tapas are fun, easy, and varied – and we’ll mix up a big pitcher of Sangria to enjoy with them. On the menu:
- Croquetas de Jamón
- Patatas Bravas
- Shrimp with Garlic
- Tortilla Española
- Mussels with Chorizo