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FOOD:730 A Gourmet Night Out: Buon Apetite!11/01-11/01  

Let's all come together in the cucina (the Italian kitchen) for a fun-filled night preparing and enjoying a gourmet Italian meal.  We'll start with some tasty hors d'oeuvres like fresh mozzarella shitake flatbread with caramelized onions and wilted garlic spinach, tomato bruschetta caprese canapes, Italian salad, Italian wedding soup and of course garlic butter bread sticks. Then for our entrees, we will devour baked shrimp scampi, chicken madeira, pizza mostaccioli (a not so classic but undeniably delicious Italian-style baked pasta), parmesan risotto, and Alfredo chicken con broccoli. And of course we can NEVER forget dessert- in this class, we'll master tiramisu from scratch to take home and we'll enjoy even more delectable dessert with our meal. Mangia Bene! (Eat Well!) Come hungry and bring take-home containers. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70107
  • Meeting Dates= 11/01-11/01
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Michelle Melton
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:733 A Taste of India: Restaurant-Style Chicken Dinners09/12-09/12  

If you enjoy the flavors of Indian food, come learn to prepare these extraordinary Indian chicken meals for yourself. You'll help prepare and enjoy traditional Indian flavors in: chicken tikka masala (boneless chicken marinated and cooked in a rich spicy sauce); chicken pulav (aromatic basmati rice cooked with chicken and spices); Chicken 65 (boneless fried chicken tossed with curry leaves and spices); chana saag (chickpeas and spinach with spices); keshari bhat (basmati rice cooked with aromatic spices - a dessert). Served with naan. Class is hand-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70118
  • Meeting Dates= 09/12-09/12
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 128
  • Instructor= Seema Shintre
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  A Taste of India: Vegan Meal10/03-10/03  

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: sweet and sour butternut squash (butternut squash cooked with aromatic spices and tangy dry mango powder); koshimbir (salad made with cauliflower, tomato, onion, cilantro and peanuts); aloo- bhindi (okra cooked with potato, onion, tomato and spices); tofu bhugia (tofu cooked with tomato, onions and aromatic spices); Paratha (layered unleavened flat bread made with chapati flour); masala bhat (basmati rice cooked with aromatic spices and veggies); pakoda (mixed veggies in a chickpea flour batter and fried to perfection). Class is hand-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70119
  • Meeting Dates= 10/03-10/03
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 128
  • Instructor= Seema Shintre
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  A Taste of India: Vegetarian Meal10/10-10/10  

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: To start, you’ll learn how to make your own paneer from scratch (it's like making farmer's cheese); dal Makhani (two types of lentils cooked with aromatic spices and touch of cream); chana masala (chickpeas cooked with spinach and aromatic spices); pakoda (mixed veggies in a chickpea batter and fried to perfection); paneer tikka masala (homemade cheese cooked in a rich creamy aromatic sauce); curd rice (an absolute favorite of south India. Basmati rice with rich yogurt and flavored with curry leaves, red chilies and spices); raita (a soothing cucumber and yogurt side dish); Served with naan. Class is hand-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70120
  • Meeting Dates= 10/10-10/10
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 128
  • Instructor= Seema Shintre
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:703 Airbrushing Techniques for Cake Decorating11/13-11/13  

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 pro's 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. Equipment and supplies are provided for use in class. 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. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $40.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70131
  • Meeting Dates= 11/13-11/13
  • Meeting Days= Su
  • Meeting Times= 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Debra Hennen
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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FOOD:742 American Comfort: Hearty Winter Soups, Sides & Desserts10/25-10/25  

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 $27.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70113
  • Meeting Dates= 10/25-10/25
  • 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:706 Artisan Bread Baking10/08-10/08  

This class covers the concepts and techniques of white and whole wheat 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 loaf, boule, batard and baguette. If you want to improve your current bread baking skills, this is a great class for you. Class is part demonstration, part hands-on. Bring zipper-lock plastic bags to take home dough and baked bread leftovers. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70242
  • Meeting Dates= 10/08-10/08
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Dianne Johnson
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  Basic Home-Baked Yeast Breads (& Beyond!)09/24-09/24  

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-fashion homemade breads made perfect for modern appetites. We're sure you'll enjoy our multigrain Italian bread sticks, olive oil-garlic herb pull apart bread, sweet potato rolls, 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= 201625 70065
  • Meeting Dates= 09/24-09/24
  • 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:765 Beyond Beer Batter: Cooking with Beer09/21-09/21  

Beer is tonight’s secret ingredient. It blends beautifully with so many foods, adding an earthy, rich flavor to soups or bringing flavorful depth to desserts. Tonight we’ll sample a wide range of the possibilities. Come prepare and sample: ale cheddar chive biscuits, potato beer cheese soup, chocolate cream cheese stout brownies, IPA crab cakes with chili beer hollandaise sauce and blackened beer brined chicken breasts with mixed fruit salsa. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70202
  • Meeting Dates= 09/21-09/21
  • 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 Bread Baking 10109/10-09/10  

Have you always wanted to learn to bake bread at home but needed guidance and expert help? This bread baking class for beginners is perfect for you. To get you started we will discuss equipment, ingredients, measuring, yeast, mixing, kneading, rise, shaping, baking and storing. We will bake white whole wheat crusty bread and white whole wheat no-knead bread together to practice the skills you need to bake bread at home. The class is part demonstration, part hands-on. Bring zipper-lock plastic bags to take home dough and baked bread leftovers. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70246
  • Meeting Dates= 09/10-09/10
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Dianne Johnson
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:714 Brunch @ Tiffany's: Dishes from Top Bed & Breakfast Inns09/24-09/24  

As the holidays come closer, make your visiting house guests feel like they are staying in a charming bed and breakfast by preparing these dynamite award-winning brunch recipes from top Bed & Breakfast inns across the country. Enjoy a breakfast pot pie with cream sauce from Gateway Guesthouse in Austin, TX, lemon soufflé pancakes from 1851 historic Maple Hill Manor in Springfield, KY, hash brown casserole from Orchard Hill Country Inn in Julian, CA and pineapple ricotta muffins from Hennessy House in Napa, CA. 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. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70126
  • Meeting Dates= 09/24-09/24
  • 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: Beginning09/13-10/04  

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. Cost for adults 60 and over $37.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70413
  • Meeting Dates= 09/13-10/04
  • 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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  Cake Decorating for Fun or Profit: Beginning09/19-10/10  

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. Cost for adults 60 and over $36.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70172
  • Meeting Dates= 09/19-10/10
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Hixson Middle School 121
  • Instructor= Cynthia Sciaroni
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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FOOD:702 Cake Decorating for Fun or Profit: Intermediate10/11-11/08  

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 Program. Supplies extra. No class 10/18. Cost for adults 60 and over $37.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70414
  • Meeting Dates= 10/11-11/08
  • 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:704 Cake Decorating: Contemporary Wedding Cakes11/15-12/06  

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 Program. No class 11/22. Cost for adults 60 and over $32.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70411
  • Meeting Dates= 11/15-12/06
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Student Center PDR-A
  • Instructor= Carla Soll
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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FOOD:703 Cake Decorating: Rolled Fondant10/16-10/30  

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 Program. Cost for adults 60 and over $40.25.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70128
  • Meeting Dates= 10/16-10/30
  • Meeting Days= Su
  • Meeting Times= 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Cynthia Sciaroni
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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FOOD:722 Cheese-making at Home - DIY (Beyond the Basics)10/01-10/01  

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

  • Registration Code= 201625 70251
  • Meeting Dates= 10/01-10/01
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Lisa Payne
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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  Cheese-making at Home - DIY for Beginners09/17-09/17  

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 to make Neufchatel, ricotta, yogurt and yogurt cheese, and a lemon yogurt cheesecake. Demonstration with class participation. In addition to tasting them all, you'll get to take home samples along with a simple starter kit for doing it yourself, directions and recipes, and a list of local and online resources for cheese-making supplies. Bring a sack lunch for the noon break. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $51.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70130
  • Meeting Dates= 09/17-09/17
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Lisa Payne
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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FOOD:732 Chinese Take-out (at home!)10/11-10/11  

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 $27.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70111
  • Meeting Dates= 10/11-10/11
  • 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:709 Conquer the Christmas Cookie Craze!12/06-12/06  

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, triple chocolate espresso, 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= 201625 70110
  • Meeting Dates= 12/06-12/06
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Michelle Melton
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:755 Couples Cook: Appetizer Party11/11-11/11  

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 mini Thai pork burritos, festive holiday sliders, mini beef stroganoff sandwiches, mushrooms bundles and chipotle shrimp. Our instructor will have several additional delicious appetizer recipes for the group to prepare and enjoy to complete this wonderful social activity for partners only. Fee is per person. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $21.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70071
  • Meeting Dates= 11/11-11/11
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Flo Valley - Science&Math Bldg 129
  • Instructor= Eileen Fraser
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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  Couples Cook: Fall Entertaining10/14-10/14  

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 dine on: winter squash with fried sage leaves, saucy peach balsamic chicken, autumn vegetables with maple sriracha, mixed salad greens with mandarin oranges and cranberry orange dressing, lemon Dijon Brussels sprouts, squash and leek soup, pork tenderloin with raspberry balsamic sauce, 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 $21.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70066
  • Meeting Dates= 10/14-10/14
  • 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 Dinners10/28-10/28  

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: golden gouda mushroom soup, butternut squash with maple syrup, thyme/basil pork tenderloin, roasted Brussels sprouts with cranberries and almonds, chicken with rosemary butter, apricot glazed carrots, salad greens topped with gouda and raspberries with champagne vinaigrette, and more! Our instructor will have an array of recipes for you to prepare and enjoy. Come share 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= 201625 70068
  • Meeting Dates= 10/28-10/28
  • 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 & Spirits09/16-09/16  

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! Fee is per person. Must show proof of age 21. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $30.75.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70134
  • Meeting Dates= 09/16-09/16
  • 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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FOOD:722 Crazy for Kefir & Kombucha09/28-09/28  

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 $18.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70314
  • Meeting Dates= 09/28-09/28
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 128
  • Instructor= Jane Campbell
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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FOOD:709 Day of the Dead: Create Your Own Sugar Skull10/24-10/24  

Celebrate el Día del los Muertos! with your very own Day of the Dead sugar skull. These colorful skulls originated as one of the traditional folk art forms for honoring deceased family and friends during the celebration of the Mexican Day of the Dead. Sugar skulls are whimsical and celebratory, not scary. They are incredibly fun to make, so bring your creative spirit and share in a tradition of the festive Dia de los Muertos! Bring a container to take yours home. Park on Hartford or Hampton, Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70133
  • Meeting Dates= 10/24-10/24
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Debra Hennen
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:716 Delectable Dishes09/30-09/30  

Join us to make some mouthwatering dishes for your next party or get together! Start off the evening with a bacon-beer cheese dip, then on to a skillet Sicilian chicken with a sun-dried tomato garlic cream sauce. Kick it up a notch with our lobster mashed potatoes, and finish off the night with ultimate loaded chocolate chip cookies. 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= 201625 70125
  • Meeting Dates= 09/30-09/30
  • 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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FOOD:734 Dinner in Vienna09/13-09/13  

Austria boasts an array of delightful traditional foods. Of the many famous Viennese specialties, tonight we have selected for you to enjoy: veal esterhazy, sesame dinner rolls, braised red cabbage, Viennese cucumber salad, herb and cheese spaetzle and Linzertorte tarts. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70201
  • Meeting Dates= 09/13-09/13
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Suzanne Corbett
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:705 Donuts! (Homemade!)09/12-09/12  

Everybody loves donuts and homemade are definitely the best! We will make ring doughnuts and filled doughnuts, then creatively finish them with a variety of glazes, icings and toppings. There will be plenty of taste-testing plus you can take some home (bring a container). Class is a combination of demonstration with some hands-on and lots of fun. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $28.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70129
  • Meeting Dates= 09/12-09/12
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Debra Hennen
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  Fabulous Pies10/22-10/22  

Want to be successful at making a homemade pie crust? 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 apple strudel macaroon pie, candied almond sweet potato pie, maple apple pie, savory Italian sausage 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= 201625 70067
  • Meeting Dates= 10/22-10/22
  • 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:709 Gifts from the Kitchen: European Cookies11/28-11/28  

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 $30.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70127
  • Meeting Dates= 11/28-11/28
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Debra Hennen
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:716 Girls' Night Out: Appetizer Buffet09/16-09/16  

Enjoy an evening of "just the girls." Gather your BFFs for a fun night of socializing, cooking together and noshing on great appetizers. We're pulling out all the stops, starting with these tasty items: chicken in a biscuit, creamy mushroom tartlets, pulled pork cups, tapas meatballs with orange glaze, to name a few. 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 $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70064
  • Meeting Dates= 09/16-09/16
  • 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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FOOD:760 Great Wines Often Overlooked09/13-09/13  

Is your wine selection in a rut? Weary of the same old wines? Come join us for an exploration beyond the same old grind into some of those areas or varietals that are true hidden gems. Wine tasting will be accompanied by explanations of the influence of growing environment, fermentation, aging and bottling processes used to produce the wines. $20 materials fee payable at class. Must show proof of age 21 to participate in wine tasting classes. Cost for adults 60 and over $10.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70374
  • Meeting Dates= 09/13-09/13
  • 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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FOOD:724 Holiday Appetizers11/17-11/17  

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: bistro beef bites, bourbon-glazed meatballs, chicken salad in a basket, bruschetta melts and much more. Something perfect for every occasion. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70072
  • Meeting Dates= 11/17-11/17
  • 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 Baking11/02-11/02  

Holidays are a wonderful time to enjoy the company of friends and family. Gathering and serving these delightful treats will make your home the memorable center of your celebrations. German fruit bread, almond yule log, brown butter gooey butter spice cake with cranberries, Queen of Sheba cake, Victorian eggnog tart and international Christmas cookies. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70205
  • Meeting Dates= 11/02-11/02
  • 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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  Holiday Cookies12/03-12/03  

Looking for new cookie recipes to brighten up your holiday dessert trays? In this class you will help bake up some new favorites: red velvet white chocolate chip cookies, chocolate butter cookies, spice cookies, cranberry orange cookies, strawberry poppy seed cookies, plus a wide 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= 201625 70073
  • Meeting Dates= 12/03-12/03
  • 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:705 Impossibly Easy & Simply Elegant Mini Pie Tarts11/15-11/15  

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= 201625 70109
  • Meeting Dates= 11/15-11/15
  • 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:733 Indian Street Food - Part I09/28-09/28  

Do you love the flavors of Indian cuisine? Want to add some healthy, simple and savory snacks to your culinary repertoire? Come learn how to make chaat, the most popular Indian street food. From a Hindi word meaning "to lick" or "to devour with relish," this finger-licking snack blends sweet and savory flavors to create a nuanced dish that will satiate all your cravings. Served hot or cold, chaat is made with vegetables and beans, topped with spicy and sweet chutney, and garnished with an assortment of spices and toppings. In this class, you will experience the true flavor of India, as you act like a chaatwala to prepare and sample the favorites of Indian street food, including papdi chaat, bhelpuri, dahi batata puri and pani puri. Class is hands-on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Bring take home containers. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70244
  • Meeting Dates= 09/28-09/28
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Prabha Pergadia
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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  Indian Street Food - Part II10/19-10/19  

Street food has always been popular in India, because it is an affordable and convenient snack to devour on the go. Today, the creative varieties of street food have elevated this form to the caliber of fine dining, making its way into upscale eateries in Mumbai and in large cosmopolitan cities all around the world. In this class, you will learn how to make a staple street food favorite, the “Mumbai Frankie,” an Indian version of a wrap with an assortment of fillings. We will make whole wheat roti (an Indian tortilla) with a paneer (cheese) filling, topped with a tomato, cucumber salad. You will perfect the craft of Indian seasoning, as we create spicy salmon cutlets and mint sauce, alongside peppers stuffed with keema matar (Indian-spiced ground turkey and peas). These dishes will be a crowd pleaser and are perfect for holiday entertainment. Class is hands on. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Bring take home containers. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70245
  • Meeting Dates= 10/19-10/19
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Prabha Pergadia
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:747 Introductory Knife Skills (with dinner!)09/27-09/27  

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 $57.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70114
  • Meeting Dates= 09/27-09/27
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Michelle Melton
  • Fees= $ 69.00
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FOOD:735 Irresistible Vegetables: Who Knew?09/20-09/20  

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, sauteeing, and selecting quality vegetables when shopping as well as hands-on cooking. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70112
  • Meeting Dates= 09/20-09/20
  • 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 Lemon Lovers10/12-10/12  

If you love the taste and vibrancy of lemon flavor laced throughout your meals, come sample these sure-to-please recipes: lemon parmesan dip, Greek lemon soup, sweet red pepper & lemon risotto, lemon chicken piccata, lemon poppy seed broccoli salad, and for dessert, a lemon blueberry pound cake. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70199
  • Meeting Dates= 10/12-10/12
  • 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:760 Make Your Own Wine at Home09/28-09/28  

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= 201625 70108
  • Meeting Dates= 09/28-09/28
  • 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:734 Moroccan Cooking10/13-10/13  

Moroccan cuisine reflects its cultural influences, Berber, Arab and French, while utilizing the rich Mediterranean agriculture. Explore the culinary pleasures of Morocco with authentic recipes straight from the Moroccan kitchen. The menu for this class includes meat and vegetable tajines, hot and cold salads, as well as traditional mint tea and fresh bread. We will also discuss the use of spices and herbs in Morocco, an essential component. This is a great class for those interested in this cuisine, as well as those wondering what to do with their pressure cooker or tajine pot (although this equipment is not required to be successful). Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70150
  • Meeting Dates= 10/13-10/13
  • 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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FOOD:714 Potluck Pleasers10/15-10/15  

Do you dread the office potluck or your family's holiday gathering where you have to bring a dish? Are you tired of bringing the same bag of chips and dip? Learn some easy and delicious potluck pleasing dishes that will make you the talk of the town! Enjoy a creamy hot slow cooker Mac 'n cheese, easy Polynesian meatballs, a delightfully different Greek 7-layer dip, deliciously unique red velvet brownies and super simple homemade Oreos. These top-rated potluck dishes are perfect for the next crowd party you're attending. 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 fun! Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70373
  • Meeting Dates= 10/15-10/15
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Tiffany Smith
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:706 Quick Breads11/05-11/05  

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: angel biscuits, strawberry bread, Dutch apple pie muffins, cranberry-orange muffins, maple cinnamon biscuits plus a variety of other quick bread specialties that can be enjoyed by the family or given as gifts to appreciative friends. Bring a take-home container. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70070
  • Meeting Dates= 11/05-11/05
  • 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:714 Retro Plates: St. Louis' Late Great Restaurant Classics09/28-09/28  

Do you miss foods that were on the menus of Saint Louis' long-shuttered restaurants? This class brings back the tastes of the past in these recipes for some of Saint Louis' late, great restaurants. Featured: Hofamberg Inn’s Rhineland chicken & rice soup, Saleem’s garlic-laced hummus bi tahini with toasted pita, Al Baker’s veal Talleyrand, Busch’s Grove Russ’s salad with Bellevue dressing, Pope’s Cafeteria nut torte and Miss Hulling’s autumn glow carrot cake. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70203
  • Meeting Dates= 09/28-09/28
  • 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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  Retro Plates: Tea Room Luncheon Specialties10/04-10/04  

This class brings back the tastes of the past in these delightful treats from some of Saint Louis' great tearooms. Oh, how we loved those treasured recipes. Come reminisce, make and enjoy: The Swan House frozen fruit and chicken salad, shrimp au gratin, Dillard's Maurice and Crab Louie salads, Zodiac Room's popovers with strawberry butter, Walnut Room’s chicken pot pie and Frango mint cheesecake. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70204
  • Meeting Dates= 10/04-10/04
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Suzanne Corbett
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:724 Southern Holiday Specialties12/07-12/07  

Revive the fading art of Southern culinary traditions and ring in the holidays with these favorites! Tonight we take a leaf from several of our favorite recipe books as we prepare to cook and sample: cream of celery soup, sweet potato dinner rolls, herb roast pork, Cumberland sauced chicken fritters, Creole green beans and caramel cake. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70207
  • Meeting Dates= 12/07-12/07
  • 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:760 Sparkling Wines12/13-12/13  

Sparkling wines tend to be the most misunderstood wines yet the most versatile. Not just for celebration the wines can vary greatly in styles as well as price.  Every country has their own version and all tend to be incredibly enticing.  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= 201625 70377
  • Meeting Dates= 12/13-12/13
  • 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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FOOD:706 Specialty Bread Baking (Enriched Dough)11/12-11/12  

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, (including braiding) and baking to help ensure your success in the kitchen. Class is part demonstration, part hands-on. Bring zipper-lock plastic bags to take home dough and baked bread leftovers. Park on Hartford or Hampton. Flagpole in front. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70243
  • Meeting Dates= 11/12-11/12
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Culinary Arts House 
  • Instructor= Dianne Johnson
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:702 Test-out: Cake Decorating Skills09/12-12/16  

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= 201625 70132
  • Meeting Dates= 09/12-12/16
  • Meeting Days= TBA
  • Meeting Times=
  • Location= Meramec - Continuing Educ Bld TBA
  • Instructor= Cynthia Sciaroni
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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FOOD:747 The Magic of Mother Sauces10/19-10/19  

Sauces make everything taste better. The successful pairing of a sauce with a food transforms it from "ho-hum" to spectacular. Learn to make the five basic mother sauces: veloute , bechamel, espangole, tomato and hollandaise. Hundreds of other sauces can be derived from these classics. This class will provide an introduction to ingredients, techniques and uses, including roux, surry, mirepoix, bouqet garni, and sachet. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70654
  • Meeting Dates= 10/19-10/19
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Shirley Rauh
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:754 The Wonderful World of Fermented Vegetables10/05-10/05  

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= 201625 70315
  • Meeting Dates= 10/05-10/05
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location= Lindbergh Sr. High School 128
  • Instructor= Jane Campbell
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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FOOD:724 Victorian Holiday Tea11/29-11/29  

Holidays are a wonderful time to bring treasured traditions to life and enjoy the company of friends and family. Gathering and serving these delightful treats will make your home the memorable center of the season's celebrations. Pecan Shortbread and Scones with Lemon Curd and Mock Clotted Cream, Jam Tartlets, Hot-Stuffed Eggs, Swanee Pimento Cheese Rounds, Petite Tea Savory Canapes, and of course, hot spiced tea. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70206
  • Meeting Dates= 11/29-11/29
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Kirkwood Sr. High School C 191
  • Instructor= Suzanne Corbett
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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FOOD:747 What's in Your Spice Cabinet? An Exploration of Cooking Spices10/05-10/05  

Have you ever stared at the hundreds of little bottles in the spice aisle in your grocery store perplexed and thinking "what does THAT smell/taste like and what do you DO with it?!?" Come find out! In this exploratory course, you'll prepare recipes and experience a wide variety of spices from Anise to Turmeric. You'll learn what they are, what they taste and smell like, what type of foods or cuisines they are best for and of course how to cook with them (hands-on) to make awesome dishes from curry chicken to Jamaican jerk pasta. If you're ready to bring some new spice into your life with flavors like paprika, fennel, cardamom, white pepper, cloves, allspice and more, then this is the class for you! Come hungry and bring take home containers. Class is hands on. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70115
  • Meeting Dates= 10/05-10/05
  • 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:760 Wines of Italy10/11-10/11  

Italy produces 20% of the world’s wine and has been making it for 3,500 years as opposed to Frances 2,700 years. From the “King of Wines and the Wine of Kings” to small appellations in Sicily, this country’s wines are an adventure of the palate. 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= 201625 70375
  • Meeting Dates= 10/11-10/11
  • 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 of Washington State11/15-11/15  

An often overlooked area for quality wine, Washington is the second largest producing state of quality wine in the U.S. This unique area is offering world class wine and is continuing to evolve in all areas. 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= 201625 70376
  • Meeting Dates= 11/15-11/15
  • 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:742 Winter Soups to Warm Your Heart09/29-09/29  

The winter chill is in the air and nothing can beat a hearty bowl of soup for a satisfying 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 sausage, kale & lentil soup, creamy chicken noodle soup, chipotle butternut squash soup, rustic Italian tortellini soup, Southwestern turkey soup, to name a few. Be sure to bring containers to take home some of your favorites. Something perfect for everyone. Class is hands-on. Cost for adults 60 and over $25.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70069
  • Meeting Dates= 09/29-09/29
  • 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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