Classes

Crazy About Curry with Chef Char

April 18, 2019

Ready to spice up your dinner time and incorporate more vegetables and seasonings into your dishes? Learn to make an Indian Butter Chicken Curry, a Thai Coconut Chicken Curry and a Vegetarian Chickpea curry for healthy, hearty meals you can easily make at home.

Cream Puffs & Eclairs for the Beginning Baker with Chef Char

April 20, 2019

Learn the basics to a simple French pastry, pate a choux, and the two types of creamy fillings that separate cream puffs from eclairs. Top your goodies with a homemade chocolate ganache or utilize fresh strawberries for a bakery-style dessert to take home and share with friends.

Instant Pot Cooking with Chef Char

April 25, 2019

Are you thinking about buying an electric cooker (Instant Pot) but are not sure if this cooking gadget will be a good investment? Do you already have one and are not sure how to use it? Or are you an Instant Pot pro and would just like new recipe ideas? In this two-hour class, Chef char will show you the various ways to use an electric pressure cooker and make five different recipes for your tasting. Recipes will be shared and lots of tips on using a pressure cooker. These appliances will help you get dinner on the table faster and they are a major upgrade from the pressure cookers that we might know from our past. Come to class hungry!

Kids Fun with Fondue with Chef Char

April 27, 2019

Mini Chefs will have lots of fun mixing, melting and cooking in tiny pots! Dunk delicious goodies in oil or broth and coat favorite foods in fabulous cheese sauces or chocolate ganache.

Girls Night Out: Cordials & Trifles with Chef Char

May 02, 2019

This class is for those who like to bake and build simple sweet treats. We will be making an assortment of cakes and making various fruit fillings, creams and ganache to proudly display composed layers in decadent trible combinations. We will also be infusing liquor and creating our own sweet cordial recipes for sipping and enjoying. You must be 21 to sign up for this class.

Kids Baking: Trifles with Chef Char

May 04, 2019

This class is for those who like to bake and build simple sweet treats. We will be making an assortment of cakes and making various fruit fillings, creams and ganache to proudly display composed layers in decadent trible combinations.

Kids Fruit Carving: Edible Bouquets for Mom with Chef Char

May 11, 2019

Make a special, edible treat to take home for mom! We will be using various fruits and vegetables to put together a completely edible fruit basket that will surely make mom smile. Warning:the carved creations may be just too cute to eat!

Pierogi with Chef Char

May 9, 2019

Learn to make a delicious filled dumpling of Central European origin, commonly known as pierogi. These popular Polish treats will be constructed from a homemade dough and stuffed with an assortment of fillings before cooked or prepared for your freezer.

Himalayan Salt Block Cooking with Chef Char

May 16, 2019

Healthy eating is easier and tastier when a Himalayan Salt Block is involved in the cooking. Learn to sear, cook, pickle and serve dynamic meals on these salty stones. Class recipes include lean meats and marinades, fresh vegetables and fruits in season to make satisfying dishes that will keep you in line with a healthy diet.

Older Teens and Adults welcome

Everything Asparagus with Chef Char

May 18, 2019

Chef Char’s first job was picking asparagus in Oceana County at a local farm and she knows and loves asparagus! In this class we will work with asparagus to prepare it and try it several different ways. Recipe packets will include ideas for asparagus steamed with homemade cheese sauce, beer battered asparagus, pureed asparagus in a low-fat guacamole, asparagus kielbasa soup, asparagus puff pastry casserole, plus a lesson on how to pickle and can fresh, local asparagus.

Adult and older teens welcome