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FOOD:733 A Taste of India: Traditional Chicken Dinners03/28-03/28  

If you enjoy the flavors of Indian food, come learn to prepare these extraordinary Indian chicken meals for yourself. You'll help prepare and enjoy traditional Indian flavors in: chicken curry; kheema paratha (minced chicken stuffed bread); vegetable pulav (basmati rice, veggies and aromatic spices); daal (lentils cooked with aromatic spices); kheer (rice pudding). Served with naan (Indian bread). Class is hand-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50778
  • Meeting Dates= 03/28-03/28
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 128
  • Instructor= Seema Shintre
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  A Taste of India: Vegan Meal02/22-02/22  

If you enjoy dining out in Indian restaurants, come learn how to prepare these delicious vegan dishes yourself at home. The flavors are so full and hearty, you'll never miss the meat. It's not difficult once you've been shown how to do it. You'll prepare and enjoy sampling: Rajma (red kidney beans with spices); Bhindi masala (okra cooked with bell peppers, onions, tomatoes and spices); Poha (flattened rice with onions, potato and spices; Karanji (coconut-filled, fried pastry). Served with roti (whole wheat unleavened Indian bread). Class is hand-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50776
  • Meeting Dates= 02/22-02/22
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 128
  • Instructor= Seema Shintre
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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314-984-7777
 
  A Taste of India: Vegetarian Meal02/29-02/29  

If you enjoy the many flavorful dishes served at local Indian buffets, come learn to prepare this array of delicious non-meat dishes yourself at home. You'll prepare and enjoy sampling: black-eyed pea curry; saag paneer (spinach cooked with Indian cheese, spices and cream); mango burfi (mango-coconut dessert); pulav; raita. Served with naan (Indian bread). Class is hand-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50777
  • Meeting Dates= 02/29-02/29
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 128
  • Instructor= Seema Shintre
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:706 Artisan Breads: Flat Breads04/09-04/09  

There are hundreds of types of flatbreads that are made worldwide. The textures of flatbreads vary from crispy, puffy, soft, flaky, tender or light. Come learn the variations of pizzas and flatbreads and how to make sure that yours turns out perfectly in your home oven. The class will concentrate on pizza, pita, focaccia and lavash. If time allows, we'll experiment with breadsticks. Class is a combination of demonstration and hands-on. Bring a take-home container. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.25.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50082
  • Meeting Dates= 04/09-04/09
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Dianne Johnson
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:714 Brunch @ Tiffany's04/23-04/23  

Can't afford a trip around the world? Have an international brunch that will transport you to another country in your own kitchen! Learn to make and enjoy mini baked German pancakes with fresh berry compote, a Mexican chorizo egg strata, a tropical fruit yogurt parfait with homemade granola and French Croque Monsieur ham & cheese grilled sandwiches. Class is part demonstration with some hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.25.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50774
  • Meeting Dates= 04/23-04/23
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Tiffany Smith
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:700 Cake Decorating Certificate - Capstone01/17-01/17  

This class is for confirmation that students have met the requirements of the Cake Decorating Certificate program. You must have completed your coursework and have your transcript evaluated before registering . The instructor will contact you to schedule your consultation and project time. You must provide your own cake, icing, filling, and tools. Upon satisfactory completion, the faculty member will notify Continuing Education to award the Cake Decorating Certificate. If the work does not meet acceptable standards, the instructor will make recommendations. The capstone class may be taken again after further coursework or practice, until the faculty member is satisfied with the quality of your work. Cost for adults 60 and over $34.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 51184
  • Meeting Dates= 01/17-01/17
  • Meeting Days= Su
  • Meeting Times= 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld CE
  • Instructor= Cynthia Sciaroni
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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FOOD:701 Cake Decorating for Fun or Profit: Beginning02/29-03/28  

Unleash your creativity with cake decorating! This introductory course includes instruction and practice in the use of basic tools to torte, fill, and ice your cakes. Decorate them with flowers, writing, figure piping and borders to make your cakes creative, casual, elegant or romantic. Join for fun or for the rewards of starting your own business. Supplies extra. This class can be taken by itself or as part of the Cake Decorating Certificate Program. No class 3/14. Cost for adults 60 and over $36.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50074
  • Meeting Dates= 02/29-03/28
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Hixson Middle School 121
  • Instructor= Cynthia Sciaroni
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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  Cake Decorating for Fun or Profit: Beginning & Intermediate02/09-04/05  

Unleash your creativity with cake decorating! This combined course begins with instruction and practice in the use of basic tools to torte, fill, and ice your cakes. Decorate them with flowers, writing and borders to make your cakes creative, casual, elegant or romantic. Then you'll enhance your artistic skills and creative abilities with the icing rose, run sugar techniques, figure piping, and basket weave. More as time permits. Join for fun or for the rewards of starting your own business. Supplies extra. This class can be taken by itself or as part of the Cake Decorating Certificate Program. No class 3/15. Cost for adults 60 and over $47.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50679
  • Meeting Dates= 02/09-04/05
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Student Center PDR-A
  • Instructor= Carla Soll
  • Fees= $ 89.00
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FOOD:702 Cake Decorating for Fun or Profit: Intermediate04/04-04/25  

Enhance your artistic skills and creative abilities in this intermediate level class. Learn the icing rose, run sugar techniques, additional flowers, and basket weave. More as time permits. Basic cake decorating skills required. This class can be taken by itself or as part of the Cake Decorating Certificate Program. Supplies extra. Cost for adults 60 and over $36.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50075
  • Meeting Dates= 04/04-04/25
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Hixson Middle School 121
  • Instructor= Cynthia Sciaroni
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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FOOD:704 Cake Decorating: Contemporary Wedding Cakes04/12-04/26  

What wedding cake styles are modern brides requesting? Come join us to learn contemporary wedding cake designs that are requested by brides and featured on Pinterest & the Knot. Designs include Bling & Ribbon Wrap, Ombre Effect, Shimmer, and Fondant Appliques. You'll also learn about pricing, support, transportation and set up. A bonus: Helpful resources and links will be provided to help aid those students who desire to start a small cake business. The first class is informational and a supply list will be given. Prerequisite: Beginning Cake Decorating. This class can be taken by itself or as part of the Cake Decorating Certificate Program. Cost for adults 60 and over $32.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50681
  • Meeting Dates= 04/12-04/26
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Student Center PDR-A
  • Instructor= Carla Soll
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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FOOD:760 California Wines: Beyond Napa Valley03/15-03/15  

We all know about Napa Valley and its influence, but there are other areas of California that are producing world class wine such as Sonoma, Santa Barbara, Paso Robles and Mendocino. Wine tasting will be accompanied by explanations of the influence of growing environment, fermentation, aging and bottling processes used to produce the wines. $20 material fee payable at class. Must show proof of age 21 to participate in wine tasting classes. Cost for adults 60 and over $10.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50815
  • Meeting Dates= 03/15-03/15
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= The Wine Barrel 
  • Instructor= William Polhemus
  • Fees= $ 15.00
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FOOD:722 Cheese-making at Home - DIY (Beyond the Basics)04/02-04/02  

Homemade cheeses are delicious and not that difficult to make. In this day-long workshop, our experienced instructor will demonstrate the steps and explain all the important things you need to know to be successful. You'll get an understanding of more advanced cheese-making by learning to make Feta, Mozzarella, and Gouda cheeses. Demonstration with class participation. In addition to tasting them all, you'll get to take home samples along with a simple starter kit for doing it yourself, directions and recipes, and a list of local and online resources for cheese-making supplies. It is recommended (but not required) that you take the basic cheese-making class first. Bring a sack lunch for the noon break. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Cost for adults 60 and over $49.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50081
  • Meeting Dates= 04/02-04/02
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Lisa Payne
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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  Cheese-making at Home - DIY for Beginners03/19-03/19  

Homemade cheeses are delicious and not that difficult to make. In this day-long workshop, our experienced instructor will demonstrate the steps and explain all the important things you need to know to be successful. In this class, you'll get an understanding of the basics of cheese-making by learning make Neufchatel, ricotta, yogurt and yogurt cheese, and a lemon yogurt cheesecake. Demonstration with class participation. In addition to tasting them all, you'll get to take home samples along with a simple starter kit for doing it yourself, directions and recipes, and a list of local and online resources for cheese-making supplies. Bring a sack lunch for the noon break. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $49.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50077
  • Meeting Dates= 03/19-03/19
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Lisa Payne
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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FOOD:732 Chinese Take-out (at home!)03/22-03/22  

Addicted to your favorites on your local Chinese restaurant's take-out menu but looking to save some cash or perhaps eat a little bit healthier? Learn how to make your Chinese favorites at home with fresh vegetables and sometimes, less oil. In this class, you'll learn how to make crab Rangoon, General Tso's chicken, sesame chicken, moo goo gai pan, Szechuan beef, pork fried rice, egg drop soup and more. Come hungry and bring take-home containers. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50673
  • Meeting Dates= 03/22-03/22
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Michelle Melton
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:705 Classic Greek Pastries04/04-04/04  

From delicate and fragile to crunchy and chewy, Greece is known for its confections, cakes and cookies. Made with an abundance of honey, nuts, fruits and creams, these mouth-watering treats will satisfy anyone's sweet tooth. We'll make the ever popular Baklava with our super easy recipe, Melomakarona (honey cookies with walnuts), Kataïfi (almond & walnut pastry in syrup) and Melopita (honey pie). Class is a combination of demonstration and hands-on. There will be plenty of taste-testing plus you can take some home for later. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50080
  • Meeting Dates= 04/04-04/04
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Debra Hennen
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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314-984-7777
 
FOOD:765 Coffee College02/17-02/17  

Have you wondered what the difference is between cappuccino and latte? Have you wished you could distinguish between Kenyan or Columbian coffee or even knew the difference between packaged, bagged and fresh coffee? Then come to our Coffee College and learn the characteristics of beans from different growing areas, taste several coffees that will provide you with a good sample of coffees from all over the world and learn the different roast levels that impact the flavor, feel and aroma of coffee. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50822
  • Meeting Dates= 02/17-02/17
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Alaska Klondike Coffee Co 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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314-984-7777
 
FOOD:760 Compare and Contrast: Different Wine Varietals05/10-05/10  

What's the difference between Bordeaux and a Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon or the difference between Sancerre and California Sauvignon Blanc? This will be a side-by-side tasting where we will be comparing the same grape varietals from different regions and identifying their individual characteristics. Included will be sensory components (i.e., apples, gooseberries, eucalyptus, etc.) to better identify the aromatics and flavors found in wine. $20 materials fee payable at class. Must show proof of age 21 to participate. Cost for adults 60 and over $10.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50817
  • Meeting Dates= 05/10-05/10
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= The Wine Barrel 
  • Instructor= William Polhemus
  • Fees= $ 15.00
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314-984-7777
 
FOOD:722 Cooking with Ancient Grains: Quinoa, Amaranth & Farro02/11-02/11  

Join us to learn about fascinating history of ancient grains and their nutritional benefits. Next, learn how to cook and add these ancient grains into your daily diet. Cooking with old-world grains adds texture, variety and healthy nutrients to meals. Participants will prepare and sample a number of recipes made with quinoa, amaranth and farro. Most of the recipes will be suitable for a gluten-free diet. Bring take home containers. Class is part demonstration, part hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.25.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50096
  • Meeting Dates= 02/11-02/11
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Dianne Johnson
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  Cooking with Coffee04/13-04/13  

Love coffee? It's not just for kick-starting your day! That rich, roastiness works in variety of dishes. We'll make a coffee-infused meat rub coupled with little buzzed sliders with red-eye gravy, carrots roasted in coffee beans, and coffee jelly-glazed mocha cookies. Bring an 8-ounce jar and a container to take home spice rub. Cost for adults 60 and over $24.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50690
  • Meeting Dates= 04/13-04/13
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 128
  • Instructor= Robin Wheeler
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:755 Couples Cook: Romantic Valentine's Dinner02/12-02/12  

Bring your sweetie for a fun and romantic evening of couples cooking and dining on these great recipes: pork tenderloin with peach sauce, lemon cherry cake, chipotle butternut squash soup, chicken with sage cream sauce, roasted carrots with honey mustard and cauliflower fontina gratin. The instructor will have additional delicious recipes for you to enjoy that will complement these and complete this wonderful evening activity for partners only. Fee is per person. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $21.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50698
  • Meeting Dates= 02/12-02/12
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Science&Math Bldg 129
  • Instructor= Eileen Fraser
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Couples Cook: Flavors of the Mediterranean - A Taste of Italy & Greece03/11-03/11  

Make plans to join us for an evening of delicious dining. We'll enjoy the flavors of Italy and Greece with zuppa di salsiccia con tortellini (sausage soup with tortellini), yaouritopita (Greek yogurt cake with syrup), fagiolini con pomodoro (green beans with herbed tomatoes), Greek salad, tacchino al marsala (turkey with marsala cream sauce) and merluzzio alla sicilians (sicilian cod). Our instructor will have additional delicious recipes for you to enjoy that will complement these and complete this wonderful evening activity for partners only. Fee is per person. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $21.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50697
  • Meeting Dates= 03/11-03/11
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Science&Math Bldg 129
  • Instructor= Eileen Fraser
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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  Couples Cooking: Spring Buffet04/08-04/08  

Make plans to join us for an evening of delicious dining and fun in the kitchen. Enjoy preparing and sharing these springtime dishes: grilled pork chops with basil garlic rub, blueberry coffee cake, tossed berry salad with cream raspberry dressing, salmon with tarragon tartar sauce, lemon pecan green beans and apple cinnamon squash soup. The instructor will have additional recipes to complement these and complete this wonderful evening activity for partners only. Fee is per person. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $21.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50699
  • Meeting Dates= 04/08-04/08
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Science&Math Bldg 129
  • Instructor= Eileen Fraser
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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FOOD:722 Crazy for Kefir & Kombucha03/09-03/09  

Did you know you can make wonderful probiotic drinks at home? Come sample kombucha and two different kefirs, then see a demonstration of how to make them. You'll also learn how to second ferment the kombucha. These drinks are good for your health and you'll discover how easy and tasty these probiotic drinks are. Bring 4 glass jars to take home products for home fermentation. Cost for adults 60 and over $21.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50768
  • Meeting Dates= 03/09-03/09
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 128
  • Instructor= Jane Campbell
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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FOOD:705 Delicious Cakes03/26-03/26  

Come find out how easy it is to bake a cake from scratch. You'll spend a fun morning helping to bake (and eat) a variety of amazing cakes, including: apple cinnamon white cake, fresh peach cake, Greek lemon cake, supreme carrot cake, Vermont-maple pecan cake, and chocolate truffle cake (and more). You may never use a boxed mix again. Bring take home containers for slices of your favorites. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50696
  • Meeting Dates= 03/26-03/26
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Science&Math Bldg 129
  • Instructor= Eileen Fraser
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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314-984-7777
 
FOOD:734 Dining Global: Soups, Salads & Sandwiches from Around the World02/23-02/23  

Savor the flavors of global and regional specialties with one-pot wonders from around the world, salads with flair, and sandwiches that will make you wonder why you ever settled for a ham and cheese. In this class, you'll learn to make these delicious soups: French onion, Greek lemon chicken orzo, Italian wedding soup, Spanish paella, Brazilian stew and shrimp bisque. We'll also make a classic Greek salad, strawberry salad and Caesar salad, all with homemade dressings. Finally, we'll revel in the simple joy of a good sandwich as we devour our own New Orleans muffalettas, Italian halibut sandwiches, and Mediterranean basil pesto breakfast sandwiches. Come hungry and leave with your lunch for tomorrow. Bring take home containers. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50671
  • Meeting Dates= 02/23-02/23
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Michelle Melton
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:705 Donuts! (Homemade!)03/21-03/21  

Everybody loves donuts and homemade are definitely the best! We will make ring doughnuts and filled doughnuts, then creatively finish them with a variety of glazes, icings and toppings. There will be plenty of taste-testing plus you can take some home (bring a container). Class is a combination of demonstration with some hands-on and lots of fun. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50061
  • Meeting Dates= 03/21-03/21
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Debra Hennen
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:735 Even More Irresistible Vegetables: Who Knew?04/12-04/12  

Would you like more new ideas for ways to make vegetables the star of your meals or the centerpiece of a tasty snack? Re-discover the wonders of veggies through simple, often quick recipes that will leave your family coming back for more. In this class, we will make over a dozen tasty veggie recipes including restaurant favorites and gourmet appetizers like parmesan green bean French fries, stuffed gouda chorizo baby bell peppers, Cajun corn succotash, honey roasted butternut squash, black bean brownies, mozzarella Caprese bites, white bean dip and much more. Come hungry and bring take-home containers. Class includes a discussion on how to clean, cut and cook various fresh veggies as well as hands-on cooking. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50677
  • Meeting Dates= 04/12-04/12
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Michelle Melton
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:722 Fermented Pickles for Your Spring Pantry03/02-03/02  

The days are getting longer and the greens are sprouting! Capture those fresh flavors with this easy, all-natural preservation technique that's loaded with probiotics. We'll pickle asparagus, sweet salad turnips, radishes with honey, and strawberry salsa to welcome the warmer days. Bring 4 wide-mouth pint jars. Cost for adults 60 and over $24.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50692
  • Meeting Dates= 03/02-03/02
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 128
  • Instructor= Robin Wheeler
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:765 Food as Medicine: The Ayurvedic Approach to Spring04/16-04/16  

"Let medicine by thy food and food be thy medicine." -Hippocrates. How does the Ayurvedic system of medicine work and how can you apply it to your daily life? What's a dosha and how do you find out what your dosha is? This class is an introductory course on this ancient East Indian approach to medicine and how to eat in alignment with your physical constitution. By understanding your constitution, you gain a better understanding of tendencies, strengths and weaknesses. We will talk about foods to incorporate at this time of spring as well as what to avoid. Let every meal be an opportunity to heal. Demonstration and all supplies included. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50453
  • Meeting Dates= 04/16-04/16
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  Food as Medicine: The Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach to Spring03/12-03/12  

"Let medicine by thy food and food be thy medicine." -Hippocrates. What are the best herbs and foods for the spring season to ensure vitality and ward off illness? In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), spring is the Liver/Gallbladder time of year and is associated with the Wood element. Spring is the time to cleanse the Blood and Liver, and to regulate our habits and activities. We are going to talk about herbs and their use in food and how you can help heal your family and yourself by including herbal medicine in your kitchen recipes, your family meals and your day to day eating activities. We are going to talk about how herbs can be used as food, and food can be used as medicine. Demonstration and all supplies included. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50454
  • Meeting Dates= 03/12-03/12
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:716 Girls' Night Out: Appetizer and Mini-Dessert Buffet01/29-01/29  

Gather your BFFs for a food-filled night where girls have all the fun! You'll be cooking together and noshing on great appetizers and mini-desserts. We'll be making and munching down on strawberry rum cupcakes, calzone mini-pinwheels, almond cheddar cheese wedges, French vanilla puffs, chicken satay with Thai peanut sauce, pepperoni bread and turkey meatballs in peach sauce. Our instructor plans to sneak even more great nibbles onto the menu from her secret recipe file. See you there! Class is hands on. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50701
  • Meeting Dates= 01/29-01/29
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Science&Math Bldg 129
  • Instructor= Eileen Fraser
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  Girls' Night Out: Dessert Buffet04/01-04/01  

Bring your BFFs and come prepared to taste-test every one of these surprisingly simple, sweet little treasures. From fresh fruit to chocolate to favorite desserts, we'll show you how to mini-size them and present them in a way that elicits a resounding "wow!" at your next party. There will be plenty of taste-testing plus you can take some home (bring a container). Class is a combination of demonstration with some hands-on and lots of fun. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.50..

  • Registration Code= 201605 50076
  • Meeting Dates= 04/01-04/01
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Debra Hennen
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:725 Gluten-free Spring Brunch03/03-03/03  

Spring holiday celebrations include family get-togethers with lots of sweet and savory dishes. This class will give you ideas and recipes for your gluten-sensitive guests. We will be making classic brunch items with a gluten-free twist. Recipes will include: caramel-apple bundt cake, pumpkin doughnuts, quiche and strata, scones, and coffee cake. Class is a combination of demonstration and hands-on. Bring take-home containers or zip-lock bags. Class is part demonstration, part hands-on. *NOTE: We'll be working in a facility that may have been cross-contaminated with some gluten-containing ingredients. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.25.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50098
  • Meeting Dates= 03/03-03/03
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Dianne Johnson
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:705 Hand-held Pies: Sweet & Savory04/18-04/18  

Delicious individual pastries with sweet and savory fillings in the convenience of a hand held pie! Great for picnics, when you are on the go, and perfect for back to school lunches. We'll make traditional Cornish pasty, with a hearty combination of steak and veggies for the filling; veggie empanadas, with black bean, corn and portabella filling; fried peach hand pies; and summer fruit galettes. Class is a combination of demonstration with some hands-on. There will be plenty of taste-testing plus you can take some home for later. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50085
  • Meeting Dates= 04/18-04/18
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Debra Hennen
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:742 Homestyle Foods: Comfort Food Classics04/14-04/14  

We all like foods that make us feel good inside. And knowing we can make them anytime with these recipes is even better! You'll help make and sample these old favorites (some with a new twist): crispy oven chicken, ziti macaroni with gruyere cheese, pork chops with sautéed apples & pecans, easy homemade chicken noodle soup, blueberry buckle, asparagus with almond sauce and much more. Our instructor is planning a full array of flavorful recipes would satisfy anyone's appetite and that would make you proud to serve. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50762
  • Meeting Dates= 04/14-04/14
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Science&Math Bldg 129
  • Instructor= Eileen Fraser
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:703 Icings & Fillings02/28-02/28  

No matter how pretty your creations are, the same basic tasting cake can get tiresome. So if you're looking to expand your repertoire of icings and fillings, this is the class for you. Come learn to make Italian buttercream, ganache, lemon curd, mousse and more. You'll enjoy taste-testing lots of samples! This class can be taken by itself or as part of the Cake Decorating Certificate Program. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $35.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50078
  • Meeting Dates= 02/28-02/28
  • Meeting Days= Su
  • Meeting Times= 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Debra Hennen
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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FOOD:733 Indian "Street Food"04/07-04/07  

Do you love the flavors of Indian cuisine? Want to add a healthy, simple and savory snack to your culinary repertoire? Come learn how to make chaat, the most popular Indian street food. From a Hindi word meaning "to lick" or "to devour with relish," this finger-licking snack blends sweet and savory flavors to create a nuanced dish that will satiate all your cravings. Served hot or cold, chaat is made with vegetables and beans, topped with spicy and sweet chutney, and garnished with an assortment of spices and toppings. In this class, you will experience the true flavor of India, as you act like a chaatwala to prepare and sample the favorites of Indian street food, including papdi chaat, sweet potato chaat, bhelpuri, and rajda pattis. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.25.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50022
  • Meeting Dates= 04/07-04/07
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:747 Introductory Knife Skills (with dinner!)03/08-03/08  

Are you ready to do more cooking at home but unsure of yourself when it comes to techniques for using a chef's knife safely and effectively? In this class, the instructor will discuss knife safety and demonstrate a variety of classic cuts and simple cutting techniques. You'll learn how to use a knife safely, how to properly care for a knife and how to recognize quality when shopping for a knife. Then, you'll practice simple knife cuts with your very own chef knife that will be yours to keep for attending this class! By the end of class, you'll be able to safely dice an onion and turn carrots, celery, and potatoes into uniform pieces with confidence. There will be plenty of time for practice, questions and one-on-one guidance as you practice your new knife skills while making soup, salad and garlic bread for a tasty dinner. Class includes a lecture and hands-on practice. Cost for adults 60 and over $50.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50672
  • Meeting Dates= 03/08-03/08
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Michelle Melton
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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FOOD:735 Irresistible Vegetables: Who Knew?03/29-03/29  

Are you tired of cooking corn, broccoli, carrots and peas the same way every night? Re-discover the wonders of veggies through simple, often quick recipes that will leave your family coming back for more. Put excitement and variety back into your mealtimes with over a dozen recipes that you'll try in this class like roasted lemon pepper cauliflower, bacon wrapped asparagus, Chinese green beans, Marsala Brussels sprouts, chocolate zucchini bread, creole carrots and much more! Come hungry and bring take-home containers. Class includes a discussion on best practices for roasting, saut¿ing, and selecting quality vegetables when shopping as well as hands-on cooking. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50674
  • Meeting Dates= 03/29-03/29
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Michelle Melton
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:705 Italian Sweets & Treats03/07-03/07  

Italian sweets are as variable as the regions of Italy. We'll make Cannoli from Sicily; Tiramisu, including Lady Fingers, from Treviso; Double Chocolate Panna Cotta from the northern Italian region of Piedmont; and Torta di Ricotta from the southern regions of Italy. Class is a combination of demonstration with some hands-on. There will be plenty of taste-testing plus you can take some home for later. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50079
  • Meeting Dates= 03/07-03/07
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Debra Hennen
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:708 Keep the Sweet! Reducing Sugar in Baked Treats04/14-04/14  

Are you trying to reduce sugar but miss sweet treats? If your answer is "yes!" you won't want to miss this class. We'll be baking desserts with recipes that reduce and/or replace sugar. Some use of alternative sweeteners and fruit purees will be included. Recipes will include: chocolate chip oatmeal cookies, frozen coconut-coffee bites, no-bake oatmeal cookies, orange-pumpkin tart and more. You'll be able to satisfy your sweet tooth and not miss the sugar. The class is a combination of demonstration and hands-on. Bring a take-home container. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.25.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50104
  • Meeting Dates= 04/14-04/14
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Dianne Johnson
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:736 Learning to Love Seafood: Fish Fry Favorites & More03/01-03/01  

Do you sometimes crave the yummy fish fry menus that vanish with the end of Lent or wish you had a few healthier ideas for delicious ways to incorporate more fish and seafood into your year-round diet? In this fish and seafood exploratory class, we will not only master a few fish fry favorites like southern-fried catfish, battered cod, and cheddar chive biscuits, but we will also learn all about the many common types of fish and shellfish that can be purchased in St. Louis and the best ways to prepare them. Try sea bass en papillote steamed with fresh vegetables, crab-stuffed flounder, sautéed lemon pepper tilapia, pan-seared scallops over a spinach salad, Mediterranean halibut canapés, and more. Come hungry and bring take-home containers. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50627
  • Meeting Dates= 03/01-03/01
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Michelle Melton
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:724 Louisiana Mardi Gras Mambo02/02-02/02  

Forget gumbo and red beans & rice -- this class brings a whole different mix of Cajun and Creole recipes sure to make the good times roll. Join us for Royal Street cream of artichoke soup, boudin balls, avocados with stuffed andouille crusted fish with corn macque choux, Cajun rice and the supreme ending with Commanders Palace souffle bread pudding. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50628
  • Meeting Dates= 02/02-02/02
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Suzanne Corbett
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:760 Make Your Own Wine at Home03/30-03/30  

Would you like to try making your own wine? Home wine-making is an enjoyable and satisfying hobby. The quality of home-made wines can be amazing. Many tips and simple instructions from our experienced home wine-making expert will lead the way to making the process easy and improve your efforts at home. This is a demonstration "show & tell" class (no drinking), with step-by-step instructions that will take you from start to finish. Participants will assist in preparing a batch of wine (unfermented) and take a sample to ferment at home. Must show proof of age 21 to participate. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50819
  • Meeting Dates= 03/30-03/30
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= St Louis Wine & Beermaking 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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FOOD:722 Making Miso - It's More Than Soup!03/30-03/30  

Miso is an amazing superfood. You'll learn to make a simple miso. You'll also learn where to purchase your koji, what type of beans can be used and about the salt issue. You'll be given ideas on what you can do with miso. It's not just for soup! You'll watch a demonstration of how to make the miso and take home a sample to ferment for yourself. It's a non-soy miso. Your instructor will bring in samples of different misos that she made, of various ages. We will not be making koji. If you already make it our instructor can answer any questions you have. Bring a glass jar for taking home your sample. Cost for adults 60 and over $21.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50772
  • Meeting Dates= 03/30-03/30
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 128
  • Instructor= Jane Campbell
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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FOOD:738 Meet Meat04/19-04/19  

Have the many different cuts of beef in the meat department got you confused and bewildered? Come hone your consumer skills in purchasing meat, learn to select the best cooking techniques for each type of cut, and understand how you can enhance flavor and tenderness of the most expensive item on your menu. Then, we'll prepare and taste: beef stroganoff, vegetable beef soup, pork tenderloin, chili, brisket (demonstration). Class includes hands-on food preparation. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50668
  • Meeting Dates= 04/19-04/19
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Shirley Rauh
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:760 Rhone Around the World04/12-04/12  

Come experience the influence that France's Rhone region, where Syrah is king, has had on America, Australia, and South Africa. Wines included will be a G.S.M, Grenache, and Viognier. Wine tasting will be accompanied by explanations of the influence of growing environment, and the fermentation, aging, and bottling processes used to produce the wines. $20 material fee payable at class. Must show proof of age 21 to participate in wine tasting classes.Cost for adults 60 and over $10.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50816
  • Meeting Dates= 04/12-04/12
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= The Wine Barrel 
  • Instructor= William Polhemus
  • Fees= $ 15.00
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FOOD:706 Sourdough from Start(er) to Finish03/16-03/16  

There's more than one way to catch the sourdough bug and more to make than just bread. We'll discuss how sourdough cultures work and make starters using several methods - quick, wild-caught and traditional. Then, using already-cultured sourdough starters, we'll explore ways to incorporate that tanginess into dishes beyond bread. We'll make sourdough pizza crust, cherry-pecan muffins, waffles and noodles. Bring a pint jar to take home a sourdough starter. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $24.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 51152
  • Meeting Dates= 03/16-03/16
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 128
  • Instructor= Robin Wheeler
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:736 Southern Fish Fry02/09-02/09  

Throw your own down-home fish fry -- just in time for Lent. We'll prepare classic recipes that are easy to make and promise rave reviews. Southern-fried catfish and Bayou fried shrimp will star the show, sided with home-style lemon tartar sauce and spicy hush puppies. Southern fried corn, buttermilk slaw, and three cheese mac & cheese will complement this meal. We'll finish with a scrumptious sour cream lemon pound cake. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50626
  • Meeting Dates= 02/09-02/09
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Suzanne Corbett
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:714 Spring Appetizers & Mocktails03/05-03/05  

Spring has sprung! And invitations to showers and other social events are popping up all over! Whether you are hosting or bringing a dish, come experience some easy recipes with an international flair that will be perfect for all ages. Sip and learn spring-inspired tasty non-alcoholic drinks that are family-friendly and deliciously beautiful using gourmet lemonades, flavored teas and fresh fruit juices to start. Enjoy beef and lamb meatballs with fresh tzatiki sauce, an easy shrimp ceviche, spanakopita, and a show-stopping Italian inspired antipasti tray featuring burrata cheese and easy flatbreads! Class is part demonstration with some hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.25.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50775
  • Meeting Dates= 03/05-03/05
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Tiffany Smith
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:742 Spring Fling: Soups & Salads02/17-02/17  

Tired of the heavy stews, chilis and soups of winter? Lighten up the menu and kick in some new flavors! Suzanne Corbett brings it on with recipes to get you excited about spring. You'll prepare and sample: roasted spring asparagus soup, Thai chicken soup, watercress brie soup, orzo spinach soup, lemon basil chicken salad, ancho Caesar steak salad, Asiago chips, chopped Greek salad and smoky ham & corn salad. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50630
  • Meeting Dates= 02/17-02/17
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Suzanne Corbett
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:754 Sunny Winter Citrus Preservation02/24-02/24  

While the local harvests are long away, take advantage of the beautiful citrus fruits that fill the produce department in winter! We'll capture the bright winter sunshine to use year-round with canning and curing techniques. Savory and tangy pickled kumquats, wine-infused aigre-doux citrus preserves, easy marmalade, salt-cured and sugar-cured citrus peels will fill your pantry for months to come. We'll discuss unique varieties of citrus only available in the winter - Meyer lemons, clementines, blood oranges, ruby red grapefruit - and how to use them in their preserved forms. Bring three 8-ounce jars with lids. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $24.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50695
  • Meeting Dates= 02/24-02/24
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 128
  • Instructor= Robin Wheeler
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:706 Sweet & Savory Quick Breads02/27-02/27  

Buttermilk biscuits, blueberry muffins, pumpkin bread, and cranberry scones are all called quick breads. They are called quick breads because they are quick to mix together and quick to bake. You'll learn how to use chemical leavening agents (primarily baking powder and baking soda) properly. We'll prepare quick breads using the biscuit method, muffin method and creaming method. We'll use a variety of flours, fruits, nuts, spices and vegetables in our breads. Class is part demonstration, part hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.25.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50084
  • Meeting Dates= 02/27-02/27
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Dianne Johnson
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:735 Tasty, Easy Vegetable Side Dishes04/28-04/28  

If you’re looking for ways to jazz up vegetables, this class is for you. You'll help make and enjoy these recipes: tuscan asparagus, balsamic glazed Brussels sprouts, creamy cauliflower, smashed parmesan potatoes, sunny baby carrots and much more. There's always something exciting and different from our instructor's recipe box. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50723
  • Meeting Dates= 04/28-04/28
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Science&Math Bldg 129
  • Instructor= Eileen Fraser
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:747 The Magic of Mother Sauces02/16-02/16  

Sauces make everything taste better. The successful pairing of a sauce with a food transforms it from "ho-hum" to spectacular. Learn to make the five basic mother sauces: veloute, bechamel, espangole, tomato and hollandaise. Hundreds of other sauces can be derived from these classics. This class will provide an introduction to ingredients, techniques and uses, including roux, slurry, mirepoix, bouquet garni and sachet. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50670
  • Meeting Dates= 02/16-02/16
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Shirley Rauh
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:722 The Wonderful World of Fermented Vegetables04/06-04/06  

Come experience the wonderful world of fermented vegetables. We'll have samples of krauts and other fermented vegetables for you to try. These fermented vegetables are rich in nutrients and healthy probiotics. You'll be making your own sauerkraut with cabbage and vegetables, but that's just the start! We'll move on to learning what makes those combinations and processes different from sauerkraut. Other vegetables can be fermented, too (without whey) and we'll show you how. Bring a large bowl and several large glass jars with lids for taking home what you've prepared. Cost for adults 60 and over $22.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50773
  • Meeting Dates= 04/06-04/06
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 128
  • Instructor= Jane Campbell
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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FOOD:724 Valentine's Day Gifts: From the Heart of Your Kitchen02/10-02/10  

Tired of mass-produced chocolate-covered strawberries and boxes of chocolates? Try these romantic and perhaps aphrodisiac handmade edible gifts for your beloved. A cocoa and dried cherry chutney preserves the flavors of the holiday and goes great with cheese. Pomegranate jelly gets your blood flowing. Fiery candied walnuts give a boost of omega-3s and heat. The best part: we'll bring them all together in a gooey, intense chocolate cake that incorporates all three recipes. Bring two 8-ounce jars and a container to take home a slice of cake. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $24.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50693
  • Meeting Dates= 02/10-02/10
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 128
  • Instructor= Robin Wheeler
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:721 Vegetarian Small Plates & Appetizers02/18-02/18  

Come join us for vegetarian-vegan small plates and appetizers that are guaranteed to please all your guests. Recipes include mini corn and leek flautas, mini meatless Reubens, zucchini chips, buffalo chickpea pitas with ranch dressing and more. Some of the dishes will accommodate a gluten-free diet or can be easily modified. The class is a combination of demonstration and hands-on. Bring a take-home container. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.25.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50097
  • Meeting Dates= 02/18-02/18
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Dianne Johnson
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:747 What's in Your Spice Cabinet? An Exploration of Cooking Spices04/05-04/05  

Have you ever stared at the hundreds of little bottles in the spice aisle in your grocery store perplexed and thinking "what does THAT smell/taste like and what do you DO with it?!?" Come find out! In this exploratory course, you'll prepare recipes and experience a wide variety of spices from Anise to Turmeric. You'll learn what they are, what they taste and smell like, what type of foods or cuisines they are best for and of course how to cook with them (hands-on) to make awesome dishes from curry chicken to Jamaican jerk pasta. If you're ready to bring some new spice into your life with flavors like paprika, fennel, cardamom, white pepper, cloves, allspice and more, then this is the class for you! Come hungry and bring take home containers. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50675
  • Meeting Dates= 04/05-04/05
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Michelle Melton
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:760 Wines: The Big 602/16-02/16  

An exploration into the six most influential and popular grape varietals in the world. This will be an examination of the styles and characteristics of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling. Wine tasting will be accompanied by explanations of the influence of growing environment, fermentation, aging and bottling processes used to produce the wines. $20 materials fee payable at class. Must show proof of age 21 to participate in wine tasting classes. Cost for adults 60 and over $10.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50818
  • Meeting Dates= 02/16-02/16
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= The Wine Barrel 
  • Instructor= William Polhemus
  • Fees= $ 15.00
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