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Food for Thought- Bolognese, Flavor Profiles, Dressings

Tuesday, October 18

Full Participation

This class is for those interested in learning the basic foundation skills to make delicious meals at home from scratch. No more ‘adding hot water and stir’.  From Knife skills to simple desserts to ‘wow’ your friends, these Tuesday classes are a great way to break down the barriers that keep you from enjoying cooking while providing easy to follow recipes and techniques you will use daily. Sign up for individual classes to fit your schedule. 

4th: Knife Skills. Learn about knives, how to sharpen, types of cuts for vegetables & herbs, uniformity, and the ‘must haves’ for your kitchen. Food and wine will be served.

11th : Types of cooking; poaching, searing, sautéing, roasting, and proper seasoning.  Menu: Lemon Herb Chicken, Beets, Sea Scallops, Eggs.

18th: Salad Dressings; Vinaigrette, Ranch, Caesar, Understanding Flavor profiles.  Menu: Weeknight Beef Bolognese, Warm Brussel Sprout Salad. A glass of wine will be served.

25th: Learn to make Corn and Flour Tortillas  Menu: Sopa Seca Soup, Pork Tacos w/raisins & almonds, Street corn

Nov 1: Learn to make Roux. Menu: Macaroni and Cheese, Pecan Crusted Salmon, Bib Lettuce with Orange vinaigrette, Skillet Apple Pie using a 16″ cast iron pan

8th: Make a quick Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup. Our Pastry Chef Liz will teach you how to make 2 deliciously simple desserts to WOW you friends.

Shop the day of class and received 10% off regular priced merchandise.


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Date and time
Tuesday, October 18
6:00pm -
The Joyful Gourmet
542 N Milwaukee Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048
Cancellation Policy

If you cannot make your reservation, we do encourage you to attempt to find someone that would enjoy attending. We can only issue a credit for you to attend a future event (6 month expiration). Within 72 hours we are not able to offer a credit as we’ve already incurred food and help costs.

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