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FOOD:734  Moroccan Tea Time10/03-10/03  

Did you know, Morocco was the first major importer of green tea worldwide? Tea time is essential in Moroccan culture where it has been made into a unique art form. Green tea combined with fresh herbs (mint being the most popular) is served alongside an assortment of finger foods. In this authentic and unique 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, 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 $29.25.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70220
  • Meeting Dates= 10/03-10/03
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Lisa Payne
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:733 A Taste of India: Traditional Chicken Dinners10/05-10/05  

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: bhuna chicken (chicken marinated and cooked with spices); chicken korma (boneless chicken cooked in a mild nutty sauce); veggie stew (yellow mung lentils cooked with veggies and coconut); cumin pulav (fragrant basmati rice cooked with cumin and whole spice); and vermicelli pudding (vermicelli with condensed milk and cardamom). Served with naan (Indian bread). Class is hand-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70174
  • Meeting Dates= 10/05-10/05
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 125
  • Instructor= Seema Shintre
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  A Taste of India: Vegan Meal09/21-09/21  

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:chana masala (chickpeas in a seasoned sauce); veggie stew (yellow mung lentils cooked with veggies and coconut); mango rice (fragrant basmati rice with mango and spices); pachadi (cauliflower, onions, tomato salad with crushed peanuts); and mango fudge (mango and coconut fudge).Served with naan (Indian bread). Class is hand-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70172
  • Meeting Dates= 09/21-09/21
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 125
  • Instructor= Seema Shintre
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  A Taste of India: Vegetarian Meal09/28-09/28  

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: kadhai paneer (homemade cheese with bell peppers, onions and tomato); aloo gobhi (cauliflower, peas and potatoes with spices); spicy pulav (frangrant basmati rice cooked with variety of veggies and spices); matar paneer (homemade cheese and peas cooked in a spicy sauce); and coconut fudge (coconut and ricotta cheese dessert). Served with naan (Indian bread). Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70173
  • Meeting Dates= 09/28-09/28
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 125
  • Instructor= Seema Shintre
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:742 American Comfort: Hearty Winter Soups, Sides & Desserts10/21-10/21  

Brrr, it's cold outside, so let's warm up with fresh steaming soups, savory veggie sides and a few favorite seasonal desserts. Once you experience the warmth and flavors of homemade soups like chicken and dumplings, beef bourguignon, minestrone, broccoli cheese soup and more, you won't want to open another bland, sodium-loaded can of chicken noodle soup for lunch again! In this class, you will learn how to make many of your favorite winter soups from scratch as well as a few of the instructor's favorite winter veggie and dessert recipes including roasted root vegetables and blackberry cobbler. Come hungry and bring take-home containers for soup. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70507
  • Meeting Dates= 10/21-10/21
  • Meeting Days= W
  • 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 Around the World with Yogurts - DIY10/14-10/14  

There are many different kinds of yogurts, beyond what you can buy in your local grocery store. Come experience several different types from around the world. All yogurts are "generational," some are heated, others not, but all are fermented to make delicious products. In addition to tasting them plain, we'll be making several recipes, including a yogurt cheese, a dip and a yogurt drink. If you love yogurt, come experience different varieties then go home and do-it-yourself! Bring a few small glass jars to take home a variety of "mother" cultures. Cost for adults 60 and over $30.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70192
  • Meeting Dates= 10/14-10/14
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 125
  • Instructor= Jane Campbell
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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FOOD:706 Artisan Bread Baking09/12-09/12  

This class in artisan breads covers the basic techniques of white, whole wheat and sourdough bread baking. You'll learn different approaches to mixing dough, the essentials of fermentation, how to pre-shape and shape different breads. Shaping procedures include forming an oblong loaf, a twisted knot roll, a baguette and a braided loaf. If you have always wanted to learn how to bake bread, this would be a great place to start. Class is part demonstration, part hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.75.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70199
  • Meeting Dates= 09/12-09/12
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Dianne Johnson
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:724 Autumn Appetizers10/07-10/07  

Let the party season begin with these appetizers designed for fall entertaining: mushroom strudel, curried shrimp tartlets, Caesar salad bites, arancini, ham and cheddar croquettes, onion cheese puffs, beef tenderloin sliders with herbed horseradish cream and curried bacon wrapped apples and buffalo chicken cannoli. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70719
  • Meeting Dates= 10/07-10/07
  • 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:706 Basic Home-Baked Yeast Breads & Beyond09/26-09/26  

Imagine filling your home with the delightful aroma of baking bread and sharing warm-from-the-oven home baked breads with family and friends! Learn to make a variety of old-fashioned homemade breads made perfect for modern appetites. We're sure you'll enjoy our rapid-rise French bread, individual French brioches, boule (artisan free-form bread), basic white bread, whole wheat rolls, homemade pizza crust and many more. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70056
  • Meeting Dates= 09/26-09/26
  • 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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FOOD:734 Bavarian Dinner09/30-09/30  

Bavarian cooking is rustic and hearty, transforming simple ingredients into tasty dishes that are perfect for celebrating this season's German Oktoberfest. Recipes will include: caraway rye rolls, Pilsner cheese soup, chicken schnitzel, bacon and herb spaetzel, sweet sour beans and German pear torte. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70721
  • Meeting Dates= 09/30-09/30
  • 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:761 Brew Your Own Beer at Home09/30-09/30  

Have you ever wanted to make your own beer to match your own taste, but weren't sure where to start? Come to this one-night class to learn how to prepare a batch of ale from beginning to end. Discussion will include beer styles, preparation steps, equipment, bottling and resources for the home brewer. This is a demonstration "show & tell" class (no drinking). Participants will assist in preparing a batch of ale (unfermented) and take a sample to ferment at home. Must show proof of 21 years or older.Cost for adults 60 and over $25.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70195
  • Meeting Dates= 09/30-09/30
  • 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:714 Brunch @ Tiffany's09/26-09/26  

Impress your guests with a show stopping start to the day with unbelievably easy brunch recipes that rival the best Bed & Breakfast Inns in the country! Learn how to make Banana Foster Brioche French Toast, Quiche Popovers, Glazed Country Ham Steaks and Oven Roasted Herb Potatoes. Enjoy hearty helpings of each dish in class and be prepared to go back to your home and be a morning culinary star! Class is demonstration with some hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.25..

  • Registration Code= 201525 70150
  • Meeting Dates= 09/26-09/26
  • 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:701 Cake Decorating for Fun or Profit: Beginning09/14-10/05  

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. Cost for adults 60 and over $31.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70521
  • Meeting Dates= 09/14-10/05
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Hixson Middle School 121
  • Instructor= Cynthia Sciaroni
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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  Cake Decorating for Fun or Profit: Beginning & Intermediate09/08-11/03  

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 10/20. Cost for adults 60 and over $42.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70181
  • Meeting Dates= 09/08-11/03
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Student Center PDR-A
  • Instructor= Carla Soll
  • Fees= $ 79.00
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FOOD:702 Cake Decorating for Fun or Profit: Intermediate10/19-11/09  

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 $31.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70522
  • Meeting Dates= 10/19-11/09
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Hixson Middle School 121
  • Instructor= Cynthia Sciaroni
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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FOOD:701 Cake Decorating in a Day09/19-09/19  

Join this hands-on workshop to learn a fun new skill you'll use for a lifetime. You'll observe, learn and practice cake decorating skills to create beautiful cakes, cupcakes and cookies. You'll learn to make decorating icing and create professional-looking desserts as you learn how to use the basic tools of the trade. Bring a box to take home your in-class creations. All tools and materials included in fee. One hour lunch break on your own. This class does not count as part of the Cake Decorating Certificate Program.Cost for adults 60 and over $39.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70148
  • Meeting Dates= 09/19-09/19
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld CE
  • Instructor= Cynthia Sciaroni
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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FOOD:704 Cake Decorating: Contemporary Wedding Cakes10/28-11/11  

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= 201525 70153
  • Meeting Dates= 10/28-11/11
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld CE
  • Instructor= Carla Soll
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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FOOD:703 Cake Decorating: Rolled Fondant09/30-10/14  

Dazzle your family and friends with the elegant look of a rolled fondant cake. In just 3 classes, you'll learn how to achieve this European style and create an edible masterpiece for your next special occasion. Basic cake decorating skills required. Supplies extra. This class may be taken by itself or as part of the Cake Decorating Certificate Program. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70523
  • Meeting Dates= 09/30-10/14
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Hixson Middle School 121
  • Instructor= Cynthia Sciaroni
  • Fees= $ 49.00
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FOOD:760 California Wines: Beyond Napa Valley09/15-09/15  

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= 201525 70768
  • Meeting Dates= 09/15-09/15
  • 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:732 Chinese Take-out (at home!)09/22-09/22  

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? You'll learn to make many Chinese favorites from scratch using more fresh vegetables and often less grease. Our Chinese Dinner Buffet will include crab rangoon, won ton soup, pork pot stickers, orange chicken, grilled chicken yakitori, beef kung pao, fried rice, Chinese green beans, banana white chocolate caramel dessert won tons and more. What a feast! Come hungry and bring take-home containers. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70509
  • Meeting Dates= 09/22-09/22
  • 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:765 Coffee College09/23-09/23  

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= 201525 70775
  • Meeting Dates= 09/23-09/23
  • 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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FOOD:709 Conquer the Christmas Cookie Craze!12/08-12/08  

Have you always wanted to be the one with the awesome tray of homemade Christmas cookies at your holiday gatherings but just don't have the time to do all that baking? In this class, we will work together to conquer our Christmas cookie woes by making at least 6 different tried-and-true Christmas cookie winners like classic chocolate chip, copycat Girl Scout cookie thin mints, dark chocolate cherry cordial cookies, gingerbread, and more. Sample each cookie during class and leave with enough cookies to put together a few stellar trays of assorted holiday cookies to wow your friends and relatives. No one will ever guess that you made it all during a single fun, 3-hour class! Class is hands-on. Bring several tins to take home the cookies you will help make in this class. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70439
  • Meeting Dates= 12/08-12/08
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Michelle Melton
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:723 Cooking Basics: Comfort Foods for Cold Weather Days11/02-11/09  

Delicious cold weather comfort foods can be yours at home after you learn how to make them in these classes. Your great new recipes will include: French onion soup, pasta crab salad and yummy cinnamon-sugar popcorn; White chicken chili and homemade cornbread along with all your favorite toppings, then served up with ginger-pumpkin bars for dessert. NOTE: This class teaches very basic food preparation. Taught at a slower pace with assistance for easy level skill development. Bring take-home containers. Cost for adults 60 and over $40.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70342
  • Meeting Dates= 11/02-11/09
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 125
  • Instructor= Latoya Chauncey
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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  Cooking Basics: Sandwiches & Sides10/19-10/26  

Your favorite American sandwiches and side dishes take on traditional flavors in this fun, fix-and-eat two-session cooking class. Your great new recipes will include: Reubens, potato pancakes and butterscotch rice crispies dessert; Mozzarella meatball subs, cole slaw with pumpkin cupcakes for dessert. NOTE: This class teaches very basic food preparation. Taught at a slower pace with assistance for easy level skill development. Bring take-home containers. Cost for adults 60 and over $40.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70341
  • Meeting Dates= 10/19-10/26
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 125
  • Instructor= Latoya Chauncey
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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FOOD:755 Couples Cook: Appetizer Party11/13-11/13  

Come spend an evening socializing and feasting on tasty appetizers that are elegant, hearty and perfect for holiday entertaining. In this class you'll start with Greek chicken tenders with yogurt sauce, barbeque beef brisket on artisan bread, Gouda stuffed baby potatoes, mini egg rolls and cranberry chipotle turkey sliders. Our instructor will have severaal additional delicious appetizer recipes for the group to prepare and enjoy to complete this wonderful evening activity for partners only. Fee is per person. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $21.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70058
  • Meeting Dates= 11/13-11/13
  • 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 Cook: Fall Entertaining10/09-10/09  

Get a jump on ideas for upcoming seasonal parties with delicious recipes that will dazzle your friends and family. In this hands-on couples class, you'll prepare and enjoy: Pork chops with sautéed apples and pecans, berry tossed salad with creamy raspberry dressing, roasted Brussels sprouts with Dijon sauce, apple crisp, chipotle butternut soup, pistachio green beans, plus dessert and much more. Our instructor will have an array of recipes for you to try. Come share this wonderful evening activity for partners only. Fee is per person. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $20.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70059
  • Meeting Dates= 10/09-10/09
  • 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 Cook: Holiday Dinners10/23-10/23  

Join us for an evening of fun in this couples class, preparing and sampling delicious recipes that are great for the upcoming holidays. Recipes will include: Maple pear roasted pork tenderloin, streusel sweet potatoes with sweetened dried cranberries, lemon butter Brussels sprouts, creamy cauliflower soup, Gouda topped mixed salad greens with vinaigrette, no-bake chocolate torte and more! Our instructor will have an array of recipes for you to try. Come share this wonderful evening activity for partners only. Fee is per person. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $20.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70060
  • Meeting Dates= 10/23-10/23
  • 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 Cook: Moroccan09/18-09/18  

Take a culinary journey to Morocco with someone special, savoring authentic recipes and flavors from a country known for its delicious cuisine. You will learn how to prepare meat and vegetable tajines along with a variety of fresh and cooked salads, Moroccan mint tea and fresh bread. We will discuss the unique combination of herbs and spices that give Moroccan food its rich flavor. This couples only class was developed by a Moroccan-American couple. Class is hands-on. Fee is per person. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.25.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70340
  • Meeting Dates= 09/18-09/18
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Lisa Payne
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:722 Crazy for Kefir & Kombucha10/21-10/21  

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= 201525 70193
  • Meeting Dates= 10/21-10/21
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 125
  • Instructor= Jane Campbell
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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FOOD:735 Crazy for Pumpkin09/16-09/16  

'Tis the season for pumpkin and Suzanne Corbett has found many reasons for you to fall in love with it beyond pie! In this class you'll explore a range of culinary options, featuring recipes that will include: creamy pumpkin soup, savory pumpkin soufflé, pasta with creamy pumpkin sauce, pumpkin cake with caramel cream cheese frosting, pumpkin mousse shortbread cookies and pumpkin crème brulée. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70724
  • Meeting Dates= 09/16-09/16
  • 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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  Even More Irresistible Vegetables: Who Knew?09/29-09/29  

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= 201525 70513
  • Meeting Dates= 09/29-09/29
  • 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 Fabulous Pies10/17-10/17  

Join this baker's class and you'll learn to prepare a variety of tempting sweet and savory pies.You will learn to make a "no fail crust" from scratch plus leek pie, cranberry apple raspberry pie, a "touch of orange" apple pie, triple berry crumb pie, butternut squash pie and several other pies you'll not only enjoy tasting in class, but you'll enjoy making at home again and again. Bring a 9-inch pie pan to take home warm pie samples. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70064
  • Meeting Dates= 10/17-10/17
  • 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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FOOD:754 Fermented Condiments09/23-09/23  

Forget the high-fructose corn syrup and additives! These essential condiments are naturally preserved, easy to make, full of probiotics and flavor. We'll start our own batches of cookout favorites and sample finished products on some grilled meats and pretzels. It's never too early to start preparing for next season's first barbecue! Recipes will include: chipotle ketchup, hot sauce, Oktoberfest beer mustard and relish. Bring four 8-ounce jars with lids. Class is hands on. Cost for adults 60 and over $24.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70701
  • Meeting Dates= 09/23-09/23
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 125
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  Fermented Pickles for Your Autumn Pantry09/14-09/14  

Pickling (without heat-processing) is a time-honored natural process that creates intense and complex flavors in food and gives your vegetables a healthy punch of lactobacilli. We'll cover the basics of home fermentation, food safety, and make a selection of autumnal pickles that bring out the deep flavors of the season. Their make-ahead convenience make them an easy addition to your table. We'll prepare and sample: butternut squash and sage pickles, caraway beet pickles and tangy green cherry tomato pickles. Bring at three 16-ounce jars with lids. Class is hands on. Cost for adults 60 and over $24.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70702
  • Meeting Dates= 09/14-09/14
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 125
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:724 Fireside Holiday Dinner Party11/18-11/18  

Whether or not you have a fireplace, this is the perfect meal to inspire thoughts of a cozy meal served by a warm hearth on a cold night. These recipes are warming and comforting, yet have a special twist that can make any wintry evening extraordinary. You'll participate in preparing and sampling these tasty recipes: mixed cheese fondue, parsley chive Parker House rolls, cream of sweet potato soup, pork tenderloin with mustard thyme sauce and pineapple upside-down gingerbread. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70718
  • Meeting Dates= 11/18-11/18
  • 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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  Gifts from the Kitchen: European Cookies12/03-12/03  

Add some pizzazz to your cookie trays this holiday season with traditional European cookies. We'll make German springerle, Czechoslovakian kolache cookies, Greek clove tea cakes, Viennese crescent cookies. Class is hands-on. There will be plenty of taste testing and plus you can take some home for later (bring containers). Class is hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70437
  • Meeting Dates= 12/03-12/03
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Debra Hennen
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  Gifts from the Kitchen: Healthy Dog Treats11/12-11/12  

What could be more exciting for your favorite dog than treats made in your own kitchen with good-for-you ingredients? We'll make 3 baked treats, 1 microwave treat, 1 no-bake treat, and a doggie "ice cream". Our treats are both healthy and tasty, the perfect combination for the special pup in your life or the ones on your gift list. Bring a rolling pin and take home containers. Class is a combination of demonstration and hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70451
  • Meeting Dates= 11/12-11/12
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Debra Hennen
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  Gifts from the Kitchen: Holiday Breakfast Gift Basket11/16-11/16  

Surprise someone special with a basket of delicious, ready-to-make breakfast goodies that'll kickstart their winter morning. Give the convenience and deliciousness of these carefully crafted recipes for a sure-to-delight gift basket: cold-brewed coffee concentrate, PB&J granola, protein-rich Chai-spiced sunflower butter, buttermilk pancake mix and sweet cranberry syrup. Bring one 32-ounce jar and two 8-ounce jars plus your own basket or container to take it all home. Class is hands on. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70708
  • Meeting Dates= 11/16-11/16
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 125
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:716 Girls' Night Out: Appetizer and Mini-Dessert Buffet!09/18-09/18  

Gather your BFFs for a fun night of cooking together and noshing on great appetizers and mini-desserts. We're pulling out all the stops, starting with bacon-wrapped shrimp with chipotle sauce, baklava minis, oriental sesame chicken sticks, and mini brownie tarts. 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 $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70062
  • Meeting Dates= 09/18-09/18
  • 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 Shots11/06-11/06  

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 in a way that elicits a resounding "wow!" at your next party. We'll cover ingredients, containers, and presentation. 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 $29.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70450
  • Meeting Dates= 11/06-11/06
  • 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 Fall Season Brunch10/22-10/22  

Fall and winter holiday celebrations include family get-togethers with lots of sweet and savory dishes. Whether you are hosting or attending a brunch and bringing a dish to share, this class can help. You'll be ready with delicious, traditional foods that most everyone can eat without worry! We will be making classic brunch items with a gluten-free twist. Recipes will include: quiche, scones, coffee cake and more. Bring take-home containers. 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 $29.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70339
  • Meeting Dates= 10/22-10/22
  • 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:724 Gourmet Dipped Apples10/08-10/08  

Impressive and delicious -- a crisp fall apple hidden under layers of sinfully sweet caramel, drizzles of dark and white chocolate, and loads of crunchy toppings. These are the perfect party favor or gift (or personal indulgence!). Learn the secrets to creating these delightful treats and go home with the perfect one of your own. Bring a take home container. Class is hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70198
  • Meeting Dates= 10/08-10/08
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • 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:703 Gumpaste Flowers10/11-10/25  

Few things distinguish a decorated cake like exquisitely crafted gumpaste flowers. Learn to make a rose, orchid, dogwood, hydrangea and more as time permits. Supplies extra (tools range $60 - $90). This class may 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 $47.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70524
  • Meeting Dates= 10/11-10/25
  • Meeting Days= Su
  • Meeting Times= 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Cynthia Sciaroni
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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FOOD:724 Holiday Appetizers11/19-11/19  

Looking for different appetizers that will delight your guests at your next holiday party? Whether you're having an impromptu get-together or an elegant feast, here's your chance to shine. Holiday entertaining can be easy when you have these do-ahead, time-saving appetizer recipes that your guests will love. Come experience a taste of the holidays with: asparagus ham swirls, Swiss and ham puff squares, mini Mex bites, taco cheese spread, pepper and chive gougère, ham and cheese ribbons and more. Something perfect for every occasion. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70063
  • Meeting Dates= 11/19-11/19
  • 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:709 Holiday Cookies12/05-12/05  

Looking for new cookie recipes to brighten up your holiday dessert trays? In this class you will help bake glazed apple pie bars, chocolate dipped butter cookies, spicy apple oatmeal bars, Greek cookies, almond cookies, cherry-chocolate chippers plus an assortment of additional cookies too numerous to list here. Bring a container to take home a freshly-baked selection of your favorites. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70061
  • Meeting Dates= 12/05-12/05
  • 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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FOOD:762 Holiday Mixology Gifts11/11-11/11  

Sweet syrups, aromatic bitters, vinegary shrubs and infused fruit garnishes are the must-haves in every mixologist's arsenal. We'll make a collection of mixers, discuss how to use them at your own cocktail party and share ways to wow your gift recipients. We'll sample these in class in sparkling water and non-alcoholic cocktails although you can mix with them with alcoholic beverages at home. Recipes will include: citrus shrub, Chai spice bitters, whiskey cranberries and Earl Grey syrup. Bring four 8-ounce jars with lids. Class is hands on.Cost for adults 60 and over $25.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70705
  • Meeting Dates= 11/11-11/11
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 125
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:705 Impossibly Easy & Simply Elegant Mini Pie Tarts11/03-11/03  

Do you purchase pie shells from the grocery store because you're terrified that you'll butcher a pie crust from scratch? Fear no more! In this class, you'll see just how easy it can be to make simple buttermilk pie crusts while we put together some surprisingly easy and elegant mini tarts. Everyone will get lots of practice making their own mini pie crusts. You'll also learn to make a several types of pie fillings, such as homemade vanilla custard, from-scratch cherry pie filling and chocolate bourbon pecan pie. You'll take home some pies that are ready to eat as well as pie crusts to freeze (imagine the convenience, taste and homemade quality!), so bring take-home containers. Class includes demonstration and hands-on practice. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70515
  • Meeting Dates= 11/03-11/03
  • 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:747 Introductory Knife Skills (with dinner!)10/06-10/06  

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 a few soups and salads for a tasty dinner. Class includes a lecture and hands-on practice. Cost for adults 60 and over $46.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70518
  • Meeting Dates= 10/06-10/06
  • 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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  Introductory Knife Skills: Part 210/27-10/27  

So now that you know the basics of how to use your chef knife, are you ready for more? In this class, we will take your knife skills up to the next level. We'll quickly review the basics of dicing, chopping and mincing; then the instructor will demonstrate new techniques that will include how to carve a roasted chicken, how to cut some of the odder shaped fruits and vegetables like pineapples and melons, how to cut the perfect slice of cake, plus some surprisingly easy knife cuts that make for beautiful presentations. There will be plenty of time for practice, questions and one-on-one guidance as you practice your new skills while preparing a tasty dinner of roasted chicken, corn chowder, fruit salad and dessert. Class includes demonstrations, independent practice nd hands-on cooking. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70517
  • Meeting Dates= 10/27-10/27
  • 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:735 Irresistible Vegetables: Who Knew?09/15-09/15  

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, sautéing, and selecting quality vegetables when shopping as well as hands-on cooking. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70511
  • Meeting Dates= 09/15-09/15
  • 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 Make Your Own Wine at Home10/28-10/28  

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= 201525 70194
  • Meeting Dates= 10/28-10/28
  • 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!10/28-10/28  

Miso is an amazing super food. 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 and have questions, have your questions ready. Bring a glass jar for taking home your sample. Cost for adults 60 and over $18.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70152
  • Meeting Dates= 10/28-10/28
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 125
  • Instructor= Jane Campbell
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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  On the Go: Breakfast Bars09/17-09/17  

These healthy breakfast bars are the perfect grab-and-go-treat or snack to put in your kid's lunchbox (or yours!). They are a great addition to a holiday cookie tray or to serve at your next casual get-together. They're easy to make once you know how. We'll make an assortment of crunchy, chewy, fruit and no-bake bars. There will be plenty of taste-testing plus you can take some home for tomorrow's breakfast (or your afternoon snack!). Class is a combination of demonstration and hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70441
  • Meeting Dates= 09/17-09/17
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Debra Hennen
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  On the Go: Lunch Pockets10/15-10/15  

Homemade lunch pockets from scratch are tastier when they're made with real ingredients. They are surprisingly easy to make and are less expensive than the store bought ones. With busy schedules it's nice to have some of these convenient freezer items that can be made up quickly and are available for busy afternoons and kids' school lunches. We'll make ham and cheese pockets, pizza pockets, "taco" pockets and more. There will be plenty of taste-testing plus you can take some home for tomorrow's lunch (or your afternoon snack). Class is a combination of demonstration and hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70440
  • Meeting Dates= 10/15-10/15
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • 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:706 Quick Breads, Muffins, Cupcakes & More11/07-11/07  

If you love to bake and want quick results, this is the class for you! Come enjoy fresh-from-the-oven quick breads such as: blueberry cake muffins, lemon glazed blueberry muffins, apple raisin quick bread, blueberry banana bread, cinnamon roll coffee cake plus a variety of other quick-fix specialties that can be enjoyed by the family or given as gifts to appreciative friends. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70057
  • Meeting Dates= 11/07-11/07
  • 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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FOOD:737 Rotisserie Chicken Remix10/17-10/17  

Do you love the convenience of freshly prepared hot rotisserie chickens at the local grocery store? But are you tired and bored with serving them the exact same way? Discover new easy recipes that start with a precooked rotisserie chicken that will earn you a standing ovation in the kitchen! Learn to make hearty rosemary chicken pot pie, show-stopping curry chicken salad, versatile BBQ chicken sliders and a 4th surprise recipe for all who attend to taste and enjoy! Class is demonstration with some hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.25.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70151
  • Meeting Dates= 10/17-10/17
  • 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:703 Sculpted Cakes11/07-11/07  

Do you admire those sculpted cakes you see on TV shows and in high class cake shops? You can learn how to do that yourself. In this class, you'll develop the skills to design the desired shape and structure of a sculpted cake, carve, ice and decorate using buttercream, fondant, rice treats and airbrushing. Basic cake decorating skills required. Supplies included. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $40.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70436
  • Meeting Dates= 11/07-11/07
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Debra Hennen
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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FOOD:724 Side Dishes for Holiday Entertaining11/14-11/14  

With Thanksgiving, Christmas and other holiday events right around the corner, are you looking for different side dishes that are new and contemporary or a twist on the traditional? Look no more! Discover hearty and filling comfort foods that can complement any of your special seasonal meals. Learn to prepare loaded baked sweet potatoes, a gourmet fresh version of green bean casserole, a fall vegetable ancient grain side dish and more. Class is demonstration with some hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.25.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70149
  • Meeting Dates= 11/14-11/14
  • 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:706 Specialty Bread Baking (Enriched Dough)10/10-10/10  

Enriched yeast breads contain a higher percentage of fat, eggs, milk and sweeteners compared to traditional yeast breads. The enriched dough is softer and stickier than traditional dough and tends to handle differently. The bread products we will make from this sweet dough are brioche, challah, cinnamon rolls and coffee cake. The class will emphasize the proper techniques of mixing, shaping, and baking to help ensure your success in the kitchen. Class is part demonstration, part hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.75.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70200
  • Meeting Dates= 10/10-10/10
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Dianne Johnson
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:724 Thanksgiving Sides & Pies11/04-11/04  

Let's go beyond the turkey! The focus of this hands-on class will be filling the sideboard with wonderful pies and interesting side dishes. Vegetables, soup and savory breads, along with both classic and new options for that seasonal pie shell. You'll help prepare and sample: cranberry pocket pies, layered pumpkin pie, mixed-nut maple pie, apple ginger tart with bourbon sauce, acorn squash with pear stuffing, quick batter herb muffins, holiday salad with cranberry vinaigrette and Brussels sprout gratin. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70723
  • Meeting Dates= 11/04-11/04
  • 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 The Wonderful World of Fermented Vegetables10/07-10/07  

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 $19.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70197
  • Meeting Dates= 10/07-10/07
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 125
  • Instructor= Jane Campbell
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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FOOD:732 Throwback Cooking: 1960s American-Chinese09/09-09/09  

Try your hand at mastering the first Chinese food Americans ever fell in love with. In this class, we'll recreate these mid-twentieth century classics: sweet & sour pork, moo goo gai pan, chicken velvet, chow mein, won ton soup and sesame seed balls. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70715
  • Meeting Dates= 09/09-09/09
  • 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:724 Timeless Thanksgiving...with Flair!11/10-11/10  

Do you have the honor of hosting the extended family for Thanksgiving and would you like some new ideas to make your classical Thanksgiving dishes shine? In this class, the instructor will discuss some tips, tricks and make-ahead ideas to help you conquer your Thanksgiving stress and show you some ways to add a little flair to your Thanksgiving favorites. You'll also get some new ideas for your Thanksgiving dinner as we cook and try dishes from an entire holiday feast like cheddar chive biscuits, toasted spiced pecans, bacon-wrapped asparagus in a brown sugar glaze, candied sweet potatoes with rum, prosciutto-lemon green beans, apple balsamic Brussels sprouts, fried turkey, twice-baked potato casserole and more. Come hungry and bring take-home containers. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70309
  • Meeting Dates= 11/10-11/10
  • 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:742 Vegetarian Soups & Stews09/24-09/24  

It's FALL and that means cold weather is just around the corner! Nothing warms you up and fills you up like soups and stews. We'll prepare a variety of tasty recipes from around the world. None will be repeated from the instructor's previous classes. We'll also make delicious croutons, crackers and bread to accompanying our soups. Some of the dishes will accomodate a gluten-free diet or can be easily modified. 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 $29.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70338
  • Meeting Dates= 09/24-09/24
  • 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 Spices10/13-10/13  

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= 201525 70520
  • Meeting Dates= 10/13-10/13
  • 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 of the Southern Hemisphere10/13-10/13  

Discover the exciting world class wines being produced in South America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. 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= 201525 70769
  • Meeting Dates= 10/13-10/13
  • 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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  Wines to Pair with Holiday Meals11/17-11/17  

Holiday foods can be tricky when it comes to matching the right wine. Traditional foods like turkey, stuffing, ham and cranberry sauce can be paired well if you know how to do it. This will be an overview on pairing wines with a focus on Thanksgiving and Christmas. 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= 201525 70770
  • Meeting Dates= 11/17-11/17
  • 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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  Wines: France vs. United States12/08-12/08  

Although France has been the major influence in wine-making in the U.S., California has been making wines that rival those of the most prestigious of France. This will be an examination of the difference in styles from the two countries. 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= 201525 70771
  • Meeting Dates= 12/08-12/08
  • 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:754 Winter Food Preservation10/12-10/12  

Gardening season may be over but there are still plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables worthy of being put up and preserved to get you through the cold months. We'll explore how to salt-cure, can and ferment the flavors of the end of the year and discuss how to use them in your menus. You'll learn to make: salt-cured citrus, squash butter, citrus ginger shrub plus cranberry mustard and ketchup. Bring four 8-ounce jars with lids. Class is hands on. Cost for adults 60 and over $24.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70692
  • Meeting Dates= 10/12-10/12
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 125
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:742 Winter Soups to Warm Your Heart10/29-10/29  

The winter chill is in the air and nothing can beat a hearty bowl of soup for a lunch or light supper. Kick the "can" habit and experiment with your own spectacular flavors. In this class, we'll prepare a variety of delicious mealtime soups full of meats, flavorful herbs and seasonal veggies. You'll prepare creamy spinach and carrot soup, turkey tortilla soup with black bean salsa, lasagna soup, ham potato soup, herbed mushroom barley soup and more. Something perfect for everyone. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70065
  • Meeting Dates= 10/29-10/29
  • 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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