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CULINARY BASICS COOKING SERIES - $600 – 4 Wks
Basic Cooking Techniques - Roasting, Sautéing, Grilling, Baking
Knife Skills Instruction and Practice
Class #1 - Basic Knife Skills and Meal Preparation Learn how to Chop, Slice, Julienne and Dice vegetables quickly and efficiently. Explore the more complicated Brunoise, Paysanne, Batonnet and Tourne knife cuts to get confident and create variety for your dishes. Learn many cooking techniques for easily-prepared meals with chicken and beef:
Class #2 – This class shows students how quickly and easily Meals can be prepared from start to finish using organizational techniques, knife skills, and cooking techniques learned during the previous class.
Class #3 – Hearty Potatoes and Homemade Pastas and Sauces are added to the menu with delicious accompanying Sauces - lighter versions of these hearty dishes are discussed.
Class #4 – Final class covers cooking techniques with Beef, Fish and Shellfish recipes. Feel free to bring some wine for the end of the last class.
• Grilled Carne Asada with Guacamole, Rice Pilaf, Sour Cream, Olives and Tortillas
• Mint Basil Pesto Bass Vegetable Packets
• Mom’s Meatloaf Cupcakes with Smashed Potato Frosting
• Seared Chipotle-Spiced Shrimp
• Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with French Dressing
• Shiitake Asparagus Sauté