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Class Schedule: November 2016 Classes

DLM Culinary Center Staff
Holiday Afternoon Tea Party 
Let Peggy, Ruth, Zebbie & Terry show you how to create an afternoon tea party with panache this holiday season. We'll give you tips and ideas for creating a tea party that is as much fun preparing for as attending. We'll show you how to host your own tea party with a personal touch and give ideas for a selection of finger foods and sweets that pair well with a variety of teas and/or a mimosa bar! Take a break from your holiday shopping and join us for this most special afternoon.
DLM Culinary Center Staff Sunday, November 6 • 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM • $35.00
Kathy Neufarth
Christmas Cookie Favorites 
Hands-On Class
Christmas may be more than a month away but we're ready for the celebrating to begin! We'll turn on the carols and set the ambience for a cooking-baking party with Kathy Neufarth. Kathy will show you how to make picture perfect Christmas cookies for all of your upcoming holiday gatherings. Everyone will take home a small box of cookies. Classic Spritz; Candy Canes; Gingerbread with a decorating twist; and Cranberry Pistachio Rounds. Light snacks will be served.
Kathy NeufarthMonday, November 7 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Karri Perry
Blue Ribbon Winner Pumpkin Cake 
This award-winning pumpkin cake will be a show stopper at your next gathering. Karri Perry, author of the blog, Blue Ribbon Kitchen, shares the simple and straightforward way to create this impressive dessert from scratch. Students will learn to make the delicately spiced batter, candy pumpkins for decor and a rich cream cheese frosting. Stacking and frosting a layered pumpkin cake will be demonstrated and sampled. Students will take home a selection of pumpkin cupcakes they create, pipe and decorate. A small appetizer plate will be served.
Karri PerryThursday, November 10 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Mary Cooney
Family Night - Italian Beef Stew 
Hands-On Class
The perfect weeknight or Sunday dinner accomplished with this Cooney family favorite. Grab your apron and get ready to cook along with Mary and learn to make the recipes for this deliciously satisfying cold weather meal. Spinach Salad with Citrus Dressing; Italian Beef Stew; Mashed Potatoes; Homemade Biscuits; and Apple Crisp. $75 for two people.
Mary CooneySunday, November 13 • 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM • $75.00
Zebbie Borland
Junior Chefs Spanish Cuisine 
Hands-On Class
Join Zebbie for this class and explore the fresh flavors of Mediterranean diet rich in fruits and vegetables. Junior Chefs' will learn cooking techniques using the freshest ingredients and flavorful seasonings to create dishes that are common in Spanish kitchens. Roasted Garlic Chicken; Mediterranean Potato Salad; and Flan.
Zebbie BorlandMonday, November 14 • 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM • $45.00
Chef Carrie Walters
Thanksgiving Dinner 101 
If you are intimidated by preparing a traditional Thanksgiving meal, then this class is for you! Chef Carrie will teach you everything you need to know to pull off a homemade Thanksgiving dinner with traditional recipes that are a must on the table. She will share tips for strategy and timing, so you can enjoy your company, instead of being crazed and dead tied at the end of the day. Recipes are updated and are all "real food" - no soup cans here! Roast Turkey; Home-style Dressing; Homemade Mashed Potatoes and Gravy; Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Crunch Topping; Modern Green Bean Casserole; Fresh Cranberry Relish; and we'll end the meal with Pumpkin Pie from the DLM Bakery. This menu will be paired with wine.
Chef Carrie WaltersTuesday, November 15 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Mary Cooney
Holiday Pies 
Learn to make pies that will impress family and friends for all of your holiday festivities. Mary is an expert pie maker and she'll show you how to make three popular pie recipes, as well as answer all of your pie making questions. After taking this class you will be able to make your holiday pies with confidence. Traditional Pumpkin; Bourbon Pecan and Pear Cranberry. Light snacks will be served along with a sampling of each pie.
Mary CooneyWednesday, November 16 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Maritza Cuellar
Entertaining with Cheese 
Learn how easy it is to entertain this holiday with DLM's Cheesemongers for an evening filled with all sorts of cheesy ideas! We'll learn about 5 basic types of cheeses and how to balance tastes and textures when serving a cheese course or putting together a fabulous cheese platter at home. We'll taste the different nuances that specific cheeses have and how to pair with the perfect fruit, cracker or charcuterie. Our experts will share their favorite bites made with cheese and we'll be pouring both well matched beer and wine.
Maritza CuellarThursday, November 17 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $45.00
Mary Cooney
Homemade Cannelloni and Ravioli 
Hands-On Class
In this new fresh pasta class you will learn to make two popular types of pasta, two mouth-watering fillings and three sauces. Mary will show you the techniques for making homemade pasta as you follow along and make your own: Cannelloni Filled with Mushrooms, Onions, Zucchini and Chicken, topped with Marinara, Alfredo and Pesto and Pumpkin Filled Ravioli - perfect for the autumn season. This menu will be paired with wine.
Mary CooneyWednesday, November 30 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00