Here are the cooking classes I'm teaching at Kitchen Conservatory this summer:
GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: CIAO BELLA
Sat, June 6 @ 6:30 pm to 9 pm
- Prosecco & saba cocktail
- Roasted red pepper & caramelized onion bruschetta
- Antipasto salad with oil-cured olives, locally-made artisan salami, radicchio & arugua
- Halibut with Sicilian caper & tomato salsa
- Limoncello trifle with pound cake, blackberries, & mascarpone custard
GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: BREWED AWAKENINGS
Fri, June 26 @ 6:30 pm to 9 pm
- Espresso martini
- Coffee-infused mushroom soup
- Grouper glazed with coffee, honey, & red chile with coffee slaw and grilled pineapple
- Classic tiramisu.
GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: SOUTHERN BELLES
Sat, Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm to 9 pm
- Sweet tea martini
- Classic pimiento cheese spread on crostini
- Artichoke-crab beignets with remoulad
- Couscous and feta-stuffed red bell peppers
- Mint julep peaches with cheesecake ice cream.
GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: SATURDAY NIGHT CHIVE (Vegetarian)
Sat, Aug 29 @ 6 pm to 8:30 pm
- White sangria with peaches & grapes
- Lime-bathed peanut salad with tomatoes & jalapenos
- Caramelized onion bread with olives & parmesan
- Vegetable kabobs with toasted walnut, red pepper, chive& pomegranate marinade
- Mushroom, spinach, & tofu-stuffed black tea spring rolls with mango-chutney dipping sauce
- Mesquite chocolate chip cookies.
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: FROM BEER TO SUSHI ETERNITY
Sat, Sept. 19 @ 6 pm to 8:30 pm
Jerad and I are doing a repeat of this class since it sold out the first time. In this hands-on class you’ll learn to make salt-and-pepper edamame, sticky sushi rice, a variety of hand-formed nigiri and rolled maki, including spicy tuna rolls, California rolls and Philadelphia rolls -- all served with Japanese beer.
GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: THE LURE OF LAVENDER *(NEW DATE)
Saturday, Sept. 26 @ 6 pm to 8:30 pm
- Lavender-tangerine mimosas
- Garlicky lavender-curry hummus with baked pita chips
- Spinach salad with lavender-lemon vinaigrette
- Northwest lavender crab cakes
- Lavender couscous with artichokes
- Lavender-honey ice cream & lavender sugar cookies.