Cooking Skills 6 week series – Food for Thought!

Tuesday, May 10

This class is a 6 part series for $300.  These classes look at how to understand simple cooking techniques and Kitchen preparation skills to create easy weekday meals. If you are someone who has hesitation in the kitchen or you’re looking to elevate your knowledge and learn a few tricks, this class will break the process down into easy steps to help you be successful. The dishes you will be preparing have been chosen for their ease to create a delicious weekday meal at home.

From May 10, 17, 24, 31 June 14, 21 from 6pm to 8:30pm  Register Below

Full participation

Week 1: Knife Skills, How to use, sharpen, slice, dice and chop.  Types of knives, and the essentials you should have in our kitchen.  Appetizers will be served.

Week 2: Learn and experiment with the different ways of cooking, boiling, roasting, steaming, poaching, sautéing.  We will be using a variety of foods such as shrimp, chicken, and vegetables to understand these processes.

Week 3: Salad Dressings.  You will make a variety of salad dressing based off the Basic Vinaigrette, along with Buttermilk Ranch, Caesar. Enjoy a simple weeknight meal of Beef Bolognese & pasta, with your salad and the dressing you create.

Week 4: Using your learned skills, tonight you will make 2 types of tacos: Ground Pork with Almond and Raisins, Sausage & Feta Tacos, Chipotle parmesan sweet corn, and coconut Macaroons.

Week 5: Two Salmon Dishes – Pecan Crusted w/dijon mustard & honey, and Miso Glazed Broiled Salmon along with Sesame Snow peas & Asparagus Salad, and a Thai Chili Slaw. To finish the meal Skillet Apple pie.

Week 6: Soups on…..2 varieties of soup, Lemon Chicken Orzo, and White Cannellini Bean served with Everything Spice Cheddar Tomato Bacon Grilled Cheese, and Chocolate Dump Cake.


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Date and time
Tuesday, May 10
6:00am -
The Joyful Gourmet
542 N Milwaukee Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048
Cancellation Policy
Reservations can be changed or cancelled for full refund up to 5 days prior to the event date. At 5 days we can only refund 50%, or move your reservation to an already scheduled event that has availability.

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