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Class Schedule: August 2015 Classes

Katherine Dean

Cake Decorating 101  

Hands-On Class
Find inspiration and develop a creative eye for cake design with DLM LOVE Cakes Manager Katherine Dean. Students will decorate cakes and cupcakes using buttercream icing. Katherine will teach basic techniques from preparing the cake; leveling, filling and icing a cake smoothly; finishing the cake with crumb coating; boarding designs; and decorative writing. Students will also learn to recognize the proper icing consistency for piping and decoration, as well as which tips to use for the best flowers, leaves, bows, and basket weaves. Each student will decorate their own special occasion cake with a personalized message to take home.

Katherine DeanMonday, August 3 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Mary Cooney

Summer Al Fresco 

Hands-On Couples' Class
Join Mary at the grill as she teaches us how to prepare and cook one of summer's most perfect fish choices, whole branzino. This meal, with this outstanding entrée, is one you'll want to duplicate at home. Grilled Lemon- and Herb-Stuffed Branzino; Penne Pasta with Fresh Mozzarella, Grape Tomatoes, and Fresh Basil; Fresh Blueberry Pie with Whipped Cream. This menu will be paired with wine.

Mary CooneySunday, August 9 • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM • $135.00 per couple  

Chef Liz Valenti

Pasta, Wheat Penny and Chef Liz 

Hands-On Class
How could you go wrong with this class? Chef Liz Valenti of Wheat Penny Oven & Bar has had an amazing cooking career and we are so lucky to have her talent in Dayton. Her newest passion is pasta. Come join us as she takes us on a cooking journey exploring some the most delicious seasonal pasta dishes that you can recreate at home. This menu will be paired with wine.

Chef Liz ValentiThursday, August 13 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $95.00  

Food Adventures with Big Ragu and The Crew

Party With the Food Adventures Crew! 

Join the bloggers from Dayton Most Metro's Food Adventures with the Big Ragu and The Crew, Steve Milano, Jackie Scanlan, and Chef Lee Anne House, for their first ever culinary class! The Crew will be sharing their favorite foods to prepare for parties and gatherings. Garlic-Artichoke Cheese Dip; Louisiana Cajun Beer Shrimp; Tomato Pie; Party Chicken; Red Curry Marinated Flank Steak with a sweet Asian Sriracha Sauce; Coconut Bread Pudding; and Grilled Pineapple Skewers with Chocolate Sauce.Some of these recipes even feature Lee Anne's HouseMade Sriracha available in DLM! Come hungry and ready to have some fun. This menu will be paired with beer and wine.

Food Adventures with Big Ragu and The Crew Friday, August 14 • 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM • $75.00  

Kelly Kresge

Cooking with Summer Ales 

Hands-On Couples' Class
Kelly's cooking with beer classes are among student favorites, and this one is created with the summer months in mind. Summer ales are lighter but full-bodied and add a unique flavor twist to a variety of dishes. Beer Con Queso Dip; Beergartia; Beer-Battered Fish Tacos with Beer Dressed Slaw; Avocado Salad with a Beer-Infused Dressing; and Bell's Oberon Cupcakes with Beer Ice Cream. This menu will be paired with summer ales!

Kelly KresgeSunday, August 16 • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM • $135.00