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Class Schedule: March 2015 Classes

Chef Jenn DiSanto
George Punter

Raising the Bar 

You know Jenn DiSanto can cook, but did you know she makes a fabulous cocktail as well? Join Jenn and George as they pair up for a couple of happy hours of tasty bar bites and cocktails. She will show you how to kick up your cocktails with an herb-infused simple syrup, and show you how to make these fun bar bites: Herb and Kaffir Lime Leaf Cashews; Housemade Potato Chips with Maytag Blue Cheese Sauce and Caramelized Onions; Popcorn Trio: Truffle and Porcini; Sriracha Kettle Corn; Rosemary Romano; Catalan Meatballs with Ground Lamb and Beef; Thai Chicken Sliders; Queso Fundido with Chorizo; and Funnel Fries Dusted with Powdered Sugar;

Chef Jenn DiSanto and George PunterThursday, March 5 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Sherry Monaghan

Family Night - 70's Retro 

Family Night Hands-On Class
Ah... the good old days. Bring a family member or a friend and go back in time to comfort food favorites that many of us remember with fond memories. Sherry will walk you down memory lane with these tasty dishes: Quiche Lorraine; Baby Lettuce Salad with Green Goddess Dressing; Pineapple Chicken; Kicked Up "Hamburger Helper"; and Carrot Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting. $75.00 for 2 people.

Sherry MonaghanSunday, March 8 • 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Chef Carrie Walters

Modern Steakhouse 

Chef Carrie pushes the boundaries of traditional steakhouse cuisine in this modern steakhouse class. Come and enjoy this updated, well-balanced, flavorful menu! Shucked Oysters with Yuzu Mignonette; Kale Caesar; Pan-Roasted NY Strip; Truffle Mashed Potatoes; Brussels Sprouts with Chorizo; and Vanilla Bean Tartufo with Chocolate and Raspberries. This menu will be paired with wine.

Chef Carrie WaltersThursday, March 12 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

 

Thai Cuisine 

Hands-On Class
Thai food has everything a foodie could ask for. The strong aromatic components of the dishes are complex yet simple and satisfy all of our senses. The sour, sweet, salty, bitter, and spicy flavors combined with the textures and colors of the food create beautiful dishes. Join Jacqui Kung for this hands-on class. Thai Shrimp Coconut Soup; Asian Chicken Salad; Asian Basil Fried Rice; and Thai Banana Roti. This menu will be paired with wine.

Jacqui KungWednesday, March 18 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Chef Carrie Walters

10 More Fundamental Cooking Skills  

Now that you're a little more confident in the kitchen, it's time to add 10 more skills! Join Chef Carrie for this class and learn how rewarding cooking can be when equipped with the correct techniques and skills. You will learn how to: deep fry; make an omelet; make a stock; cook a steak; segment citrus fruit; braise a pot roast; make mayonnaise; temper; season with herbs and spices; and blanch vegetables. There's always more to learn!

Chef Carrie WaltersThursday, March 19 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Kelly Kresge

Cooking with Beer 

Couples Hands-On Class
Kelly, our resident beer aficionado, is back with more (much requested) beer-infused recipes. Beer brings great things to food; the hops add bitterness, which is offset with the sweetness of the malted grain and complemented by the flavor of the yeast. Grab a partner or friend and learn to make these delicious and interesting recipes. Beer-Steamed Mussels with Oranges and Fennel; Mixed Green Salad with Fruit Ale Dressing; Pan-Seared Steak with Porter Pan Sauce and Onion Straw; Pale Ale Scalloped Potatoes ;and Raspberry Lambic Tiramisu.

Kelly KresgeSunday, March 22 • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM • $135.00 per couple  

Dawn Somerlot Vaflor

European Pastries 

Hands-On Class
Dawn Somerlot Vaflor, owner and operator of Purely Sweet Bakery, is back to teach us how to make three delectable pastries. Come and learn the step-by-step process of creating beautiful European pastries at home. Turkish Baklava; Italian Biscotti Toscani; and Scottish White Chocolate Chip-Cranberry Scones. Light snacks will be served.

Dawn Somerlot VaflorTuesday, March 24 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Chef Carrie Walters
George Punter

Eat and Drink Like a Sicilian 

Join Chef Carrie and wine educator George Punter for a food and wine class that is all about Sicily! Chef Carrie will highlight some of the best Sicilian dishes that we experienced on our DLM Food Lovers' Trip, while George delves into the specific wine varietals that are unique to this ancient wine-producing region. Arancini; Caponata; Pasta alla Norma; Swordfish with Olives; and a unique Ricotta dessert with Nuts, Fresh Fruit, and Honey.

Chef Carrie Walters and George PunterWednesday, March 25 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Mary Cooney

Homemade Gnocchi 

Hands-On Class
These little potato dumplings pack a big flavor and are a nice alternative to pasta. In this class, Mary will teach you how to make a soft dough made of potatoes to create a light, fluffy dumpling, perfect for topping with flavorful sauces. Gnocchi with Wild Mushroom Ragu; Gnocchi with Pancetta, Shallots, Prosciutto, and Peas in a Basil Cream Sauce; Italian Salad; and a sweet treat from our DLM Bakery. This menu will be paired with wine.

Mary CooneyThursday, March 26 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Mary Cooney

Family Night - That's Italian! 

Hands-On Class
Join Mary for this class and learn how to make these favorite Italian dishes that are sure to become family go-to recipes. Italian Wedding Soup; Calzones with the Works; Baby Greens Salad with Apples, Cucumbers, and Tomatoes with Balsamic Vinaigrette; and Razzleberry Pie! $75.00 for 2 people.

Mary CooneySunday, March 29 • 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM • $75.00