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Refunds and Transfers for Cooking Classes: Because perishable supplies are purchased for these courses, all cancellations and transfers MUST be received 48 hours prior to the class. If a cancellation or transfer is received after the deadline, we are only able to issue refunds if we are able to fill the spot.

    


The Most Important Meal of the Day

Breakfast! Believe it or not there is a lot of technique involved in a good breakfast. Even the accomplished home cook will learn lots of new tips and tricks in this class. We will talk about the perfect egg, delicious buttermilk pancakes, quiche, many styles of breakfast potatoes, and more! In class we'll be having breakfast for dinner. Please feel free to bring a beverage to enjoy with your meal.  There is a $15 supply fee payable to the instructor at the class. Instructor: Shayna Ozer. CARD Community Center Kitchen.

Course#  Day  Date  Time  Age  Fee
22632 Th 7/17 6:30-8:30 PM 15+  $25
           
           




The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

There isn't much better than homemade bread, and after this class, you won't want to go back to the store bought variety. We will learn all about quick breads, yeast breads, and keeping your own sourdough starter. In class, you will have the chance to have hands on style learning with bread-making in all of the different stages, and sample and take home some wonderful fresh baked treats.  Feel free to bring a beverage to enjoy with your food at the end of the class. There is a $15 supply fee payable to the instructor at the class. Instructor: Shayna Ozer. CARD Community Center, Kitchen.


Course#  Day  Date  Time  Age  Fee
22634 Th 7/24 6:30-8:30 PM 15+  $25
           
           





Tapas, Hors d'Oeuvres, and Appetizers

Little bites with a big impact! Whether you plan to make a meal out of them, or want something to nosh before the main event, appetizers are a fun way to share a little something extra. We will learn all about how to make the most of that single bite, and what makes a great appetizer. In class, we will make lots of different appetizers from all over the world, and you will go home with the knowledge to throw your own successful appetizer party! Feel free to bring a beverage to enjoy with your food at the end of class. There is a $25 supply fee payable to the instructor at the class. Instructor: Shayna Ozer. CARD Community Center, Kitchen.

Course#  Day  Date  Time  Age  Fee
22636 T 7/29 6:30-8:30 PM 15+  $25
           
           





Fresh Pasta

Water, semolina flour, salt, and eggs;  the simple recipe for magic. Fresh pasta will be a wonderful addition to your cooking repertoire! We will learn a little bit about the history of pasta and how it's made around the world, fresh vs. dried pasta, stuffed pastas, and talk all about appropriate sauces to make your pasta sing. We will be making our own fresh pasta, sauce, and ravioli to enjoy for dinner. Feel free to bring a beverage to enjoy with your food at the end of the class. There is a $20 supply fee payable to the instructor at the class. Instructor: Shayna Ozer. CARD Community Center, Kitchen.


Course#  Day  Date  Time  Age  Fee
22639 Th 7/31 6:30-8:30 PM 15+ $25
           
           



Pie on Your Mind

"Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie." -David Mamet. Pie is practically an art form- A light golden crust, a sweet (but not too sweet) filling, a perfect topping to marry the two together. In class, we will learn how to make the perfect pastry crust, gram cracker crust, and a myriad of fillings and toppings to make your pie dreams come true! Please feel free to bring a beverage to enjoy with your meal at the end of class. There is a $20 supply fee payable to the instructor at the class. Instructor: Shayna Ozer. CARD Community Center, Kitchen.


Course#  Day  Date  Time  Age  Fee
22641 Th 8/7 6:30-8:30 PM 15+ $25
           
           



Meal Planning

Everyone is so busy these days, that even planning meals can be a huge chore. This class will help you with some strategies to make your weekly meals a lot easier to get onto the table. In class, we will talk about how to shop and plan for a weeks (or more) worth of food, make ahead meals, dinners that can get on the table in under half an hour, and some other techniques to cut serious time out of your cooking. We will make several wonderful dishes, and you will go home armed with lots of recipes to make your weeknights a bit simpler. Please feel free to bring a beverage to enjoy with your meal at the end of class. There is a $20 supply fee payable to the instructor at the class. Instructor: Shayna Ozer. CARD Community Center, Kitchen.

Course#  Day  Date  Time  Age  Fee
22643 T 8/12 6:30-8:30 PM 15+ $25
           
           



Tastes Like...

Chicken is versatile, cheap... and can often be boring. This class is designed to teach you how to cook chicken in new and exciting ways that will impress your taste buds and please your wallet! In class, you will learn how to break down a whole chicken, roast a whole chicken, and learn some new cooking techniques to spice up your birds. In class, we will make and enjoy classic roast chicken and chicken piccata. There is a $15 supply fee payable to the instructor at the class. Instructor: Shayna Ozer. CARD Community Center, Kitchen.


Course#  Day  Date  Time  Age  Fee
22644 T 7/8 6:30-8:30 PM 15+ $20
22645 Th 8/21 6:30-8:30 PM 15+ $20
           

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