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FOOD:701 Cake Decorating for Fun or Profit: Beginning06/20-07/18  

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 Program. No class date 7/4. Cost for adults 60 and over $46.50.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60539
  • Meeting Dates= 06/20-07/18
  • 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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FOOD:703 Cake Decorating: Airbrushing Techniques I06/11-06/11  

Airbrushing is a unique technique for creatively adding color to special occasion cakes. Liquid food-safe colors are sprayed through a needle tip with compressed air, giving the cakes a beautiful "painted" look. In this hands-on class, you'll get experience using an airbrush like the pros do it, enabling you to make your creative pictures on cakes. You'll practice using ready-made stencils and learn how to make your own, do shadowing and shading to make things look dimensional, and learn how to layer colors. Airbrushing techniques can take your decorated cakes to the next level, giving them a distinctive, professional finish. This class can be taken by itself or as part of the Cake Decorating Program. Equipment and supplies are provided for use in class. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $47.00.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60542
  • Meeting Dates= 06/11-06/11
  • Meeting Days= Su
  • Meeting Times= 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Debra Hennen
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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FOOD:765 Carnival Foods08/05-08/05  

Why wait to go to the local fair or carnival to enjoy carnival foods? Be inspired by the unique and creative food vendors at today's fairs and carnivals and make them at home for a fun girl's night in or your next carnival-themed event! Learn to make red velvet funnel cake, s'mores soft pretzels, bacon wrapped chicken legs, Mexican street corn and homemade corn dogs! Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $41.50.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60575
  • Meeting Dates= 08/05-08/05
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Tiffany Smith
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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FOOD:760 Compare and Contrast: Different Wine Varietals06/13-06/13  

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. Cost for adults 60 and over $14.50.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60572
  • Meeting Dates= 06/13-06/13
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= The Wine Barrel 
  • Instructor= William Polhemus
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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FOOD:755 Couples Cook: Summertime Favorites06/09-06/09  

Impress your guests with these delicious summertime favorites: roasted sweet potatoes with Dijon and rosemary, pork tenderloin with chipotle glazed apples, fresh salsa bruschetta, grilled basil chicken & tomatoes, summer salad green with creamy poppy seed raspberry vinaigrette, raspberry, peach cupcakes. As always, our instructor will have an array of delicious recipes for everyone to enjoy! Cost for adults 60 and over $31.50.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60568
  • Meeting Dates= 06/09-06/09
  • 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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  Couples Date Night: Cooking with Beer06/09-06/09  

Are you tired of the same old beer chicken recipe? Learn some new beer infused dishes just in time for Father's Day! Start the evening off with a bacon beer cheese fondue, enjoy a tasty appetizer of BBQ Beer meatballs, learn a delectable recipe for beer braised pulled pork sliders, and top of the evening with chocolate Guinness Cake! Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $41.50.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60570
  • Meeting Dates= 06/09-06/09
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Tiffany Smith
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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FOOD:734 Delicias de Brazil: Frango assado com Batatas08/04-08/04  

Delicias of Brazil presents: Frango assado com Batatas (Rostated Chicken and Potatoes). A traditional Brazilian family full course meal paired with rice, beans, farofa and vinaigrette. A refreshing pineapple and mint juice will be served, followed by a delicious, tropical dessert: passionfruit mousse. This class will make you think you are in Brazil! Come hungry and enjoy learning how to make this freezer-friendly menu. Don't forget your take home containers. Ate breve! Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $42.00.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60562
  • Meeting Dates= 08/04-08/04
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Ana Carolina Pires McGinn
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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  Delicias of Brazil: Tapioca Crepe Night!07/21-07/21  

Delicias of Brazil presents: Tapioca Crepe Night! This traditional gluten-free dish was born in the Northern region of Brazil. It is a favorite among Brazilians and it is becoming very popular around the globe. Crunchy or smooth, tapioca crepes are amazing, especially enjoyed with fillings that you can mix and match as you please: go savory with cream cheese, chicken, spinach, mozzarella, tomatoes and herbs. Or make it a dessert with fresh fruits, honey, nut butter or chocolate. Whatever you choose, you can learn the authentic Brazilian secrets behind this amazing dish! The tapioca crepes will be served with a side of fresh collard greens salad and a refreshing Brazilian style lime juice. Make sure you bring your appetite and take home containers. Ate breve! Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $42.00.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60563
  • Meeting Dates= 07/21-07/21
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Ana Carolina Pires McGinn
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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FOOD:722 Do-It-Yourself Pizza...from Scratch!06/23-06/23  

Love pizza and want to delve deeper into every aspect of what makes it great? Join us for Friday night fun as we conquer homemade pizza! We will discuss making light and flavorful dough for the perfect crust as well as prepare quick and delicious sauce from fresh ingredients. We will also make fresh Mozzarella in class! A selection of fresh toppings will be provided to be used at your discretion. The class is hands-on. You may bring your own beverage to enjoy along with your own master-pizza. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $42.00.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60560
  • Meeting Dates= 06/23-06/23
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Lisa Payne
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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FOOD:714 Edible Fruit Bouquets07/10-07/10  

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 $40.00.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60545
  • Meeting Dates= 07/10-07/10
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Debra Hennen
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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FOOD:760 Experience Wine: California vs. France07/12-07/12  

Can you tell the difference between wines made in California from those made in France? Come find out as wines from both areas will be poured side by side. We will only reveal which one is which after the wines are poured. Come join us for a fun evening of wine education! Cost for adults 60 and over $14.00.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60766
  • Meeting Dates= 07/12-07/12
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor=  STAFF
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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  Experience Wine: Premium Wines from Around the World07/26-07/26  

A premium wine is one which is made by following stricter regulation and/or comes from a certain region. Come join us as our palate travels around the world tasting different premium wines. Reasons why these wines are considered to be premium are explained as each wine is poured. Cost for adults 60 and over $14.00.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60768
  • Meeting Dates= 07/26-07/26
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor=  STAFF
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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  Experience Wine: Sparkling and Dessert Wines07/19-07/19  

Join us as we discuss sparkling wines from different countries and what separates those from wines from the Champagne region of France. We will also discuss dessert wines. Come relax and enjoy wine tasting and trivia! Cost for adults 60 and over $14.00.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60767
  • Meeting Dates= 07/19-07/19
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor=  STAFF
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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  Experience Wine: Wines from California and the West Coast05/17-05/17  

The wines tasted in this class will be from the West Coast of the United States. This class focuses on what individual varietals (types of grapes) taste like. Learn about how wine laws in the United States differ from other parts of the world as well as receive suggestions for food and pairings. Cost for adults 60 and over $14.00.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60764
  • Meeting Dates= 05/17-05/17
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor=  STAFF
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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  Experience Wine: Wines of France05/24-05/24  

Come taste and see why the wines of France are often times the most sought after in the world. Learn what grapes can be grown in what regions by law. You will also be given food and wine pairing suggestions. Cost for adults 60 and over $14.00.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60765
  • Meeting Dates= 05/24-05/24
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor=  STAFF
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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  Experience Wine: Wines of Germany05/10-05/10  

Come taste and learn why the wines from Germany are among the most unique in the world. Learn about reading labels, how to evaluate wines in general, the geography, history and possible food and wine combinations. Cost for adults 60 and over $14.00.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60763
  • Meeting Dates= 05/10-05/10
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Off Campus (CE) 
  • Instructor=  STAFF
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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314-984-7777
 
FOOD:736 Seafood Specialties07/15-07/15  

Are you tired of the same broiled, grilled or fried fish recipes? Learn some summer light seafood and fish dishes that are perfect for entertaining or easy weeknight meals! Lighten up your next meal with outstanding and flavorful fish dishes. Create restaurant quality fish and seafood dishes at home! Learn to prepare Seared Ahi Tuna salad with sesame ginger dressing, shrimp Vietnamese rolls with Thai chili dipping sauce, grilled fish tacos with cabbage slaw and cilantro lime crema, and Asian BBQ salmon. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $41.50.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60564
  • Meeting Dates= 07/15-07/15
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Tiffany Smith
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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FOOD:754 So Easy to Preserve: Pressure Canning Workshop07/29-07/29  

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 $29.00.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60567
  • Meeting Dates= 07/29-07/29
  • 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 Workshop07/15-07/15  

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 yellow summer squash relish, blushing peach jam, sriracha peach jam, taco sauce, light apple jam, the ever popular applesauce and...back by popular demand: peach chutney! You are sure to enjoy this class! Bring a box to take home hot jars. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.00.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60565
  • Meeting Dates= 07/15-07/15
  • 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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FOOD:733 Vegetarian Thali06/12-06/12  

In Indian cuisine, the Thali is an assortment of dishes that seeks to capture six flavors on a large single platter: sweet, salt, bitter, sour, astringent, and spicy. Gujarati thalis are a popular and healthy dish, typically composed of dairy, pulses, vegetables and grains. In this class, we will prepare three vegetables that are in season: dal (lentils), shrikand (yogurt blended with saffron and cardamom), and puri (a golden-brown bread made with whole-wheat flour). This food is simple, fresh and satisfying, blending and balancing all flavors of the palate. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $38.00.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60561
  • Meeting Dates= 06/12-06/12
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Prabha Pergadia
  • Fees= $ 45.00
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FOOD:760 Wine 10107/11-07/11  

This will be a general introduction to wine covering the major varietal types and styles as well as their characteristics. Wine tasting will be accompanied by explanations of the influence of growing environment, fermentation, aging and bottling processes used to produce the wines. Cost for adults 60 and over $14.50.

  • Registration Code= 201715 60574
  • Meeting Dates= 07/11-07/11
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= The Wine Barrel 
  • Instructor= William Polhemus
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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314-984-7777