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FOOD:734  Moroccan Tea & Pastries06/30-06/30  

Tea time is essential in Moroccan culture where it has been made into a unique art form. In this authentic class, you'll learn the art of preparing and serving a proper pot of Moroccan tea with different herbal combinations. To complete this delightful culinary experience, you'll help prepare and enjoy accompanying teatime treats such as date and almond cookies, an assortment of traditional savory pastries, msemen (Moroccan pancake), and more! Class is hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.50.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60258
  • Meeting Dates= 06/30-06/30
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Lisa Payne
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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314-984-7777
 
FOOD:701 Cake Decorating for Fun or Profit: Beginning06/21-07/12  

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. Supply list sent. This class can be taken by itself or as part of the Cake Decorating Program..Cost for adults 60 and over $37.00.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60256
  • Meeting Dates= 06/21-07/12
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Student Center PDR-A
  • Instructor= Carla Soll
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Cake Decorating for Fun or Profit: Beginning06/06-06/27  

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. Supply list sent. This class can be taken by itself or as part of the Cake Decorating Program..Cost for adults 60 and over $47.00.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60122
  • Meeting Dates= 06/06-06/27
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Cynthia Sciaroni
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
FOOD:702 Cake Decorating for Fun or Profit: Intermediate07/11-08/01  

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. Supply list sent. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. This class can be taken by itself or as part of the Cake Decorating Program.. Cost for adults 60 and over $47.00

  • Registration Code= 201615 60277
  • Meeting Dates= 07/11-08/01
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Cynthia Sciaroni
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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314-984-7777
 
FOOD:722 Cheese-making at Home - DIY for Beginners07/16-07/16  

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 part demonstration, part hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $51.00.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60257
  • Meeting Dates= 07/16-07/16
  • 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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314-984-7777
 
FOOD:760 Compare and Contrast: Different Wine Varietals06/07-06/07  

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 in wine tasting classes. Cost for adults 60 and over $10.00.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60346
  • Meeting Dates= 06/07-06/07
  • 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 Cooking with Lavender06/11-06/11  

Come on out to Winding Brook Estates to experience and enjoy how lavender can subtly enhance the flavor of beverages, desserts, and savory foods. Discover how you can use varieties of lavender as a culinary herb in your own kitchen. Food presentation and sampling will be held in the old red barn, lakeside (fans but no air conditioning - dress appropriately for the season). Directions: www.WindingBrookEstate.com. Withdrawal deadline for refund: 6/3. Cost for adults 60 and over $22.00.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60146
  • Meeting Dates= 06/11-06/11
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Winding Brook Estate 
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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FOOD:755 Couples Cook: Summertime Favorites06/10-06/10  

The fresh flavors of summer will shine in this class. Bring your partner for a delightful evening of cooking (and eating) what will quickly become delicious summertime favorites: summer vegetable tortellini antipasto, pork tenderloins with raspberry balsamic glaze, blueberry nectarine buckle, basil burgers with sun dried tomato mayonnaise, roasted asparagus with grape tomatoes and pine nuts, and mixed berry salad with raspberry vinaigrette, to name a few. As always, our instructor will have an array of delicious recipes for everyone to prepare and enjoy! Class is hands-on. Partners only. Fee is per person. Cost for adults 60 and over $20.50.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60236
  • Meeting Dates= 06/10-06/10
  • 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 Date Night: Cooking with Wine & Spirits06/17-06/17  

Bring your sweetie for a fun and romantic evening of couples cooking and dining on these great recipes: Baked brie topped with drunken blackberries; pasta with fresh spinach and mushrooms in a white wine garlic cream sauce; mini cabernet burgers. Finish off the night with an adult dessert featuring a white Russian brownie baked with vodka and soaked in Kahlua topped with vanilla ice cream and spiked chocolate sauce. You are welcome to BYOB to enjoy as an accompaniment during the evening. Class is a combination of demonstration with some hands-on and lots of Friday night fun! Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $30.75.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60255
  • Meeting Dates= 06/17-06/17
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Tiffany Smith
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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314-984-7777
 
FOOD:714 Edible Fruit Bouquets06/08-06/08  

You can use seasonal fruits to create a beautiful and edible "floral"-like arrangement to grace your table or as a unique and distinctive gift. Everyday kitchen tools are used to create this centerpiece. You'll be able to re-create this at home again and again with a variety of favorite fruits for your own special occasions! Class is hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front.. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.50.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60275
  • Meeting Dates= 06/08-06/08
  • Meeting Days= W
  • 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:705 French Pastries06/22-06/22  

Take the scary intrigue out of preparing French pastries -- you can learn the art and make them yourself. We'll make macarons, eclairs, a fruit tart and crepes. 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 $28.50

  • Registration Code= 201615 60276
  • Meeting Dates= 06/22-06/22
  • Meeting Days= W
  • 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
 
  German Pastries07/13-07/13  

German pastries are individual-sized baked goods. They're perfect for when a whole cake is too much or you'd like to have a variety of choices on hand for your guests. In this class, we'll be making Danube Waves cake, Bee Sting cake (with almonds and honey), and traditional apple strudel. Class is part demonstration with some hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front.. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.50

  • Registration Code= 201615 60278
  • Meeting Dates= 07/13-07/13
  • Meeting Days= W
  • 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:716 Girls' Night Out: Appetizer & Mini-Dessert Buffet06/24-06/24  

Gather your BFFs for a fun night of cooking together and noshing on great appetizers and finishing with sweet treats. We're pulling out all the stops, preparing bit- size shrimp quiche, sausage-stuffed poppers, puff pastry pillows, turkey pretzel sliders and almond-cherry mini tarts, just to name a few. Our instructor will plan even more great nibbles for the menu from her secret recipe file. See you there! Class is hands-on.. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60303
  • Meeting Dates= 06/24-06/24
  • 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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314-984-7777
 
  Girls' Night Out: Small Plates & Mocktails07/22-07/22  

Drift off to the islands with your BFFs, ready to prepare and taste-test these Caribbean-inspired delights: Jamaican jerk meatballs, Cuban piccadillo empanadas and butter rum cupcakes. Sip along with a tasty non-alcoholic mango ginger beer and Dominican passion fruit spritzer. There will be plenty of tasting plus you can take home any leftovers (bring a container). Class is a combination of demonstration with some hands-on and lots of Friday night fun! Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front.. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.50.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60304
  • Meeting Dates= 07/22-07/22
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Tiffany Smith
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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314-984-7777
 
FOOD:760 Great Summer Wines07/12-07/12  

Come and get a taste of what wines to truly enjoy in the summer, when BBQ and sitting on the patio are the best ways to relax. 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 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= 201615 60347
  • Meeting Dates= 07/12-07/12
  • 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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314-984-7777
 
FOOD:734 Lunchtime Tapas06/20-06/20  

Do you enjoy food that comes with a side of lively conversation? Come join us for a delicious lunch time experience as you learn how to make Tapas, Spanish appetizers designed to encourage friendly exchange among friends. Regarded as a style of eating rather than a form of cooking, Tapas uses simple methods and imaginative applications of seasonal and local ingredients. An assortment of these flavorful small morsels can make an informal lunch or dinner. In this class, you will learn how to make Tortilla Espanola , sautéed garlic mushrooms, and a vibrant red and yellow pepper salad, all perfect summertime fare. Take a break from work, relax and enjoy a splice of traditional Spanish dining. Class is hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Cost for adults 60 and over $22.50.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60333
  • Meeting Dates= 06/20-06/20
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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314-984-7777
 
FOOD:754 So Easy to Preserve - Pressure Canning Workshop07/30-07/30  

Preserve the summer's bounty with the skills you'll learn participating in this hands-on class. Our instructor uses only USDA tested recipes. She is a Certified Master Food Preservationist with years of experience in home canning and a Missouri State Fair Blue Ribbon Winner. If you are hesitant to "pressure can," let our instructor show you how. You'll see and learn about the different types of canners and get resources for safe processing along with recipes. We'll prepare basil-garlic tomato sauce, Cajun spice blend tomatoes, canned tomatoes and green beans, to name a few. Our instructor will have an array of recipes for you to learn the technique of pressure canning. You'll enjoy this now and later! Bring a box to take home hot jars. By the time you leave, you'll be comfortable enough to try it at home on your own, with summer's abundant, locally grown veggies! Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60237
  • Meeting Dates= 07/30-07/30
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Science&Math Bldg 129
  • Instructor= Eileen Fraser
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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314-984-7777
 
  So Easy to Preserve - Water Bath Canning Workshop07/16-07/16  

Preserve the summer's bounty by attending this class. Our instructor uses only USDA tested recipes. She is a Certified Master Food Preservationist with years of experience in home canning and a Missouri State Fair Blue Ribbon Winner. Spend the morning making strawberry kiwi jam, jalapeno jelly, zesty peach BBQ sauce, applesauce and spicy chunky salsa, to name a few. You'll enjoy this now and later! Bring a box to take home finished jars of your favorites. You won't find this quality anywhere but made at home with locally grown produce (you'll never eat store bought again!). You can do it! Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60238
  • Meeting Dates= 07/16-07/16
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Science&Math Bldg 129
  • Instructor= Eileen Fraser
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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314-984-7777
 
FOOD:702 Test-out: Cake Decorating Skills05/16-08/19  

If you already have cake decorating skills and would like to "test out" of the basic skills classes (beginning, intermediate) so you can complete the rest of our Cake Decorating Program, sign up for this session. We'll send you a supply list of things to bring and our instructor will assess your skills and readiness for the more advanced classes. Registration by permission only (call 314/ 539-5745). Scheduled individually on a mutually acceptable date with instructor. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.50

  • Registration Code= 201615 60235
  • Meeting Dates= 05/16-08/19
  • Meeting Days= TBA
  • Meeting Times=
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld TBA
  • Instructor= Cynthia Sciaroni
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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314-984-7777