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Couples Cooking II : Paleo-Friendly

Posted by on Jul 9, 2015 in Classes | Comments Off on Couples Cooking II : Paleo-Friendly

Couples Cooking II : Paleo-Friendly

Students will work together to create a fabulous dinner of braised short ribs, roasted roots, bitter salad and a dessert for two. Tender, fall-off-the-bone beef will require a wee bit of kitchen magic, but rest assured, the entire process from start to empty plate will be covered. Class is a ‘judgment free zone’, so bring what you enjoy drinking…hard cider, wine, beer. Chef Sandy will be drinking wine, guaranteed. Please note: Discount Vouchers will not be accepted for this class. Dates: Friday August 21st at...

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Cheesecake

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Cheesecake

To many, the quintessential dessert…and a challenge to master. Students will learn how to prepare a beautiful cake that does not require spackle upon completion, and will work together to make 4″ White Chocolate Cheesecakes for each participant to take home in a springform pan at the end of class. As there is no instant gratification when it comes to cheesecake, Chef Sandy will provide a finished piece for show-and-tell-and-let-them-have-cake-NOW! Goes great with wine, so bring some if you’d like to enjoy a glass while...

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Pastabilities 2

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Pastabilities 2

First there was “Pastabilities… with Sauce”, then there was “Gnocchi… with Sauce”. Now, get ready for the next level. This time, we will work with Pasta Makers and we will learn how to make three flavors and three shapes of pasta, as well as two different sauces. Everyone is welcome, even if this is their first pasta class. Dates: Thursday, August 20th at 7pm Friday, September 4th at 7pm Wednesday, September 16th at 7pm Wednesday, September 30th at...

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Date Night

Posted by on Jul 5, 2015 in Classes | Comments Off on Date Night

Date Night

Date Night! Learn at The Cooking School without getting your hands dirty. Dress up, sit back, and enjoy your date night. This is a Demo Class with minimal participation – the students will sit at the counter and watch the preparation of a special meal for them, while they ask questions and enjoy the company of their date and their new ‘friends’ in class. Wine will be included. Dates: Saturday, August 8th at 7pm Tuesday, August 25th at 7pm Saturday, September 12th at 7pm Saturday, September 26th at...

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Pastabilities… with Sauce

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Pastabilities… with Sauce

Title: Pastabilities… with Sauce Location:Cooking School at Irwin Street Kitchen Description: Learn to make hand-rolled pasta from scratch. Class that includes a homemade sauce, too! Learn how to make homemade filled ravioli. Bring your own wine to enjoy! Inform us in advance if you want to opt for the Gluten Free pasta option.. Thu August 13th at 7pm Sat August 22nd at 3pm Tue September 8th at 7pm Sat September 19th at 3pm Thu September 24th at...

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Gnocchi… with Sauce

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Gnocchi… with Sauce

Title: Gnocchi… with Sauce Location:Cooking School at Irwin Street Kitchen Description: Pastabilities continues with an exploration into gnocchi. Students will work with a classic potato dough to create this delicious variation of Italian pasta, then sit together to relish a plateful. Won’t matter how they look…they’ll taste great!! And wine is always a welcome accompaniment. Dates: Thursday, August 27th at 7pm Wednesday, September 30th at...

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Cooking for Two: Couples Cooking Class

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Cooking for Two: Couples Cooking Class

Carried over, by popular demand… A Couples Cooking Class! Learn how to create that perfect dinner for two, without all the usual leftovers! Sample menu includes: Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken, Vegetable Lasagna, and Apple Pie for dessert! Wed August 5th at 7pm Sat August 15th at 3pm Fri August 28th at 7pm Wed September 2nd at 7pm Sat September 12th at 3pm Fri September 18th at 7pm Sat September 26th at...

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International Flavors: Goin’ Greek!

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International Flavors: Goin’ Greek!

A Mediterranean melange of traditional flavors from among the likes of hummus, spanakopita, saganaki, baklava, moussaka, and souvlaki. Date: Friday August 14th at 7pm Tuesday September 15th at...

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Ice Cream with Jake

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Ice Cream with Jake

Title: Ice Cream with Jake Location: Cooking School at Irwin Street Kitchen Description: Ice Cream with Jake Make your own ice cream with the King himself… learn how its done with Jake! We’ll make an ice cream and a sorbet with all fresh ingredients. Students will take home a pint of each.   Dates: Sunday, August 23rd at 3pm Sunday, September 6th at 3pm Sunday, September 20th at...

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International Flavors – Mexican!

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International Flavors – Mexican!

Title: International Flavors – Mexican! Location: The Cooking School at Irwin Street Kitchen Description: Hola! Hagamos algunas gran mexicano come! Chef Sandy will be speaking English and cooking Mexican inspired favorites…from scratch… Guacamole and corn chips, soft flour tortillas to stuff with chicken, and chile rellenos. Sandy savors the regional cuisine of our southwest and would be delighted to take you on a culinary adventure. There’s sure to be a surprise or two along the way…did someone say...

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Basic Knife Skills I

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Basic Knife Skills I

Title: Basic Knife Skills I Location: Cooking School at Irwin Street Kitchen Description: Learn the most basic and important culinary skill: how to peel, chop, pare and cut like a pro. Dates: Wednesday August 19th at 7pm Wednesday September 23rd at...

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Amore! Italian Flavors

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Amore!  Italian Flavors

International Flavors: Italian! Beyond Pizza… Better than Fair Italian Fare Learn Eggplant Parmigiana, “Not-Out-Of-A-Box” Manicotti, Brasciole and Tiramisu! Date: Friday, August 7th at 7pm Friday, September 25th at...

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Superfood, Superfast, Supereasy

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Superfood, Superfast, Supereasy

Title: Superfood, Superfast, Supereasy Location: Cooking School at Irwin Street Kitchen Description: A home cooked meal that is super good for you…made w/ super foods…super fast & super easy? Absolutely! How about a delicious meal packed with taste and nutrition all in 30 minutes? Students will prep, cook and sit down to enjoy this meal! Sample Menu: wild-caught salmon with pesto on a bed of quinoa steamed kale roasted sweet potatoes dark green salad with balsamic dijon vinaigrette and of course, after the meal, you will...

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Pie Baking 101

Posted by on Jun 2, 2015 in Classes | Comments Off on Pie Baking 101

Pie Baking 101

Title: Pie Baking 101 Location: the Cooking School at Irwin Street Description: You will learn how to roll crust, and will make your very own pie! Pumpkin or Pecan, your choice! You will bake it in class, and take it home to enjoy. Also, Chef Sandy will demonstrate how to make a two-crust apple pie, which you will enjoy at the end of class – of course, with a scoop of delicious Jake’s Ice...

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Sublimely SOUP-erb

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Sublimely SOUP-erb

Title:   “Sublimely SOUP-erb” Location: the Cooking School at Irwin Street Description:  This is a stick-to-your ribs, warm up for winter, comfort of comfort foods class…. We’ll start our soup session by making both a chicken stock and vegetable stock, then proceed to making Potage Basque (potato barley), Southwestern Black Bean, Minestrone My Way, and Corn Chowder…sampling each as they are complete. I’ll make sure there’s plenty of crusty baguette…damn son…gonna have to make grilled...

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Vegan Cooking 101

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Vegan Cooking 101

Title:    Vegan Cooking 101 Location: The Cooking School at Irwin Street Kitchen Description:  Learn Vegan Cooking Date:  Tuesday August 4th at 7pm ...

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Bread and Jam

Posted by on May 2, 2015 in Classes | Comments Off on Bread and Jam

Bread and Jam

Each student will learn how to bake a loaf of bread from scratch… using artisnal methods and ingredients. While the bread is baking we’ll make a homemade fruit compote. Both items will be take-homes. Dates: Sunday, May 17th at 3pm Sunday, June 14th at...

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Play With Your Food

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Classes | Comments Off on Play With Your Food

Play With Your Food

Title: Play With Your Food Location: Cooking School at Irwin Street Kitchen Description: This is a parent and child class. It’s the mother and child/father and child reunion in the kitchen! Make your kids an asset in the kitchen. During Play With Your Food classes, parents join their children as they may learn how to make pasta or soup from scratch, bake bread, scramble eggs, mac and cheese and make crazy grilled cheese sandwiches. Each class is different and so far every kid has begged for more. Kids age 8 and up, must be accompanied by...

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Holiday Side Dishes

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Classes | Comments Off on Holiday Side Dishes

Holiday Side Dishes

Title: Holiday Side Dishes Location: the Cooking School at Irwin Street Description:  In this class, you learn how to prepare various Traditional Holiday Side Dishes, including: Squash Casserole, Green Bean Almondine, and Cranberry Apple Crisp. Date: Friday, November 14th at 7pm Friday, December 12th at...

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Holiday Appetizers

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Classes | Comments Off on Holiday Appetizers

Holiday Appetizers

Title: Holiday Appetizers Location: the Cooking School at Irwin Street Description: In this class, you learn how to prepare and bake Holiday Appetizers: Baked Brie with Almonds, Rosemary and Brandied Cherries, Four Seed Cheddar Triangles, Pancetta Crisps with Goat Cheese and Pear and Orange Chipotle-Spiced Pecan Mix. Date: Thursday, Nov 20th at 7pm Thursday, Dec 18th at...

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Mother, May I Make Sauce?

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Mother, May I Make Sauce?

Title: Mother, May I Make Sauce?Location: Cooking School at Irwin Street Kitchen Description:  Yes, you may! We will make the five sauces of classical cuisine and consider 21st century applications…you won’t wanna go back to the stuff in a jar. We’ll take stock of stock employing a shortcut or two (who’s got time to brown bones??), use fresh ingredients wherever possible, make a few proteins and vegetables on which to sauce, and enjoy sampling what we made. BYO wine if you wish! Dates: Wednesday, October 22nd at...

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Better Than Bottled Herbs

Posted by on Sep 10, 2014 in Classes | Comments Off on Better Than Bottled Herbs

Better Than Bottled Herbs

Better Than Bottled Herbs Shake up your thinking about herbs. Enjoy fresh flavors with fresh ideas on how to use them. Never tasted tarragon? You won’t be able to say that after this class. We’ll make some nosh and get you started on growing herb garden. Date: Thursday, September 18th at...

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Huddle up… it’s TAILGATE TIME!!!

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Huddle up… it’s TAILGATE TIME!!!

Title: Huddle up… it’s TAILGATE TIME!!! Location:Cooking School at Irwin Street Kitchen Description: Kickoff the football season with some razzle-dazzle recipes. Bring your beer, your wine, and your friends for some pre-season practice…no matter whose your team…we’ll celebrate our love for the parking lot party. Ditch the dogs…great tailgate starts with a great plan. We’ll talk tips, but mostly we’re about the cooking and eating. (Did I say BYO??) Chillin’ while we’re...

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Smokin’ Hot

Posted by on Sep 2, 2014 in Classes | Comments Off on Smokin’ Hot

Smokin’ Hot

Title: Smokin’ Hot Location: Cooking School at Irwin Street Patio Description: Sample Menu: Shrimp Kabobs on Asian Salad Stuffed Jalapenos Ribs Chicken Potato Salad Outline Principles of Smoking Types of Smokers Types of Smoking Woods “How to” Basics Timing to smoke multiple items for a full menu! Dates: Saturday, August 23rd at Noon Saturday, September 20th at...

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JD Rothschild Gourmet Chocolates

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in Classes | Comments Off on JD Rothschild Gourmet Chocolates

JD Rothschild Gourmet Chocolates

Sip a glass of champagne, learn the difference between Hershey’s and Valrhona and make your own chocolate delights which might include mousse, chocolate covered bacon, truffles and cordials. Each instructor adds a special spin and then of course there is Jake’s Ice Creams at the end (chocolate or your choice) Scheduled Dates: Tue August 12th at 7pm Fri August 22nd at...

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