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Class Schedule: September 2014 Classes

Mary Cooney

Hands-On Pasta: Tortellini & Ravioli 

Hands-On Class
In this scratch made pasta class you will learn step-by-step how to make two types of Italian pastas, fillings, and delicious sauces that will surely become family favorites. Roll up your sleeves and get hands-on experience learning from our expert instructor, Mary Cooney. Recipes include: Cheese Filled Tortellini with Swiss Chard, Ricotta, and Parmesan; Meat Filled Tortellini with Pork, Prosciutto, and Mortadella, both served with Homemade Tomato Sauce; and Chicken and Prosciutto Ravioli with Mushroom Cream Sauce. Bravo! This menu will be paired with wine.

Mary CooneyMonday, September 22 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Matthew Somich

Seafood 101 

Chef Matthew Somich is back with all new recipes in this basic seafood class. Learn new and different ways to prepare that meatless meal. Matt will share his knowledge of how to choose the best product and walk you through techniques and skills that help you become more seafood savvy. You will learn how to make: Maryland- Style Crab Cakes; Shrimp Bisque; Grilled Fresh Whole Fish with Sherry Vinaigrette and Arugula Salad; and Olive Oil Poached Salmon with Horseradish Parsnip Purèe. This menu will be paired with wine.

Matthew SomichTuesday, September 23 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Mary Cooney

Family Night: Italian 

Hands-On Class
Spend quality time with a family member or friend in the Culinary Center Kitchen and create a lovely meal in which everyone shares in the preparation, cooking, and dining experience. Mary Cooney will guide you through an Italian menu you are sure to repeat at home. Chicken Tenders Sautéed with Wine and Rosemary; Angel Hair Pasta with Garlic and Olive Oil; Broccoli Sautéed with Garlic and Olive Oil; Garlic Bread; and, one of the Cooney family's favorite desserts; Chocolate Almond Pie. $75.00 for 2 people.

Mary CooneySunday, September 28 • 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM • $75.00  

Mary Cooney

Pie Pastry 101: Apple Pie - Hands On!

Hands-On Class
If the thought of preparing your own pie pastry sends you into a panic, we have the solution for you! This hands-on class will focus on the basics of making tender and flaky pie pastry: how to mix, roll, and bake a perfect pie crust, along with variations for fluting. Mary Cooney will guide you step-by-step as you make Apple Pie, an all-time American favorite. Spiced with cinnamon and freshly grated nutmeg, we promise this pie will become a family favorite! Each student will take home a ready-to-bake pie. Join this class and Mary will prove it really is "as easy as pie!" Please bring your own rolling pin and apron. Light snacks will be served.

Mary CooneyMonday, September 29 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00