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Quick Stews

A great stew doesn’t have to take forever. Learn these quick hearty dishes you can make and enjoy- even on a weeknight when you have such a tiny amount of time to cook. We will prepare: Chicken and Andouille Sausage Jambalaya; Monkfish Stew with Saffron and White Beans; Hot Italian Chili; Garlic Bread.

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Go Fish

Eat more fish! That’s what they say, but how to cook it? This class will help you know what to look for when you buy it and teach you some easy, yet interesting ideas on how to prepare it so your whole family will be happy when you go fish.

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Homemade Pasta

Learn the secrets to making handmade pasta right in your own home. We will teach you to prepare: Fresh Egg Pasta, Ravioli with Parsley and Ricotta Filling in a Butter Sage Sauce, Fettuccini Alfredo, Linguini with Fresh Tomatoes, Garlic and Herbs and then we’ll show you how to Supreme Oranges for a super simple yet elegant dessert.

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Mambo Italiano

Hard core fun Italian dishes in this class! These are the ones we can never get enough of! Learn to prepare: Fresh Mozzarella with Roasted Peppers on a Bed of Arugula with a Balsamic Drizzle; Polenta Smothered with Homemade Mushroom and Chicken Sausage Ragu; Tiramisu with Marsala Wine and Bittersweet Chocolate.

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Tapas & Sangria

These “little” plates are sure to get your palate going and there’s nothing better to wash them down with than some homemade sangria! We’ll teach you to prepare Sangria Blanca and Roja, Hot Pepper & Garlic Shrimp Chorizo, Tortilla de Patata, Stuffed Mushrooms with Chorizo, Asparagus with Serrano Ham & Balsamic Drizzle, Mini Meatballs in Saffron Sauce. Conquer these and throw the perfect party!

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Souped Up Soups

It’s soup season! Make a pot, add a salad or crusty loaf of bread, and you have dinner! These inspired soups have the edge on all your old favorites! Roasted Red Pepper Soup with Monkfish Medallions; Cajun Shrimp Soup with Andouille Sausage; Country Chicken Stew with Scallion Dumplings.

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Greek Night

With lemon, dill, mint, garlic, feta cheese, olive oil, olives, and a few other ingredients, you can close your eyes and pretend you are on a Greek Island. Join us for a festive night with these new twists on these classic Greek dishes. Greek Lemon Soup – Avgolemono; Stuffed Rack of Lamb, Greek Style; Greek Stuffed Sole with Rice and Fennel; Updated Greek Salad with Garlic Croutons.

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How to Cook Vegetables

You’ll never avoid vegetables after this! They say we don’t eat enough vegetables because we don’t know how to cook them – problem solved! We’ll steam, roast, braise and sauté a variety of vegetables, teaching you versatile techniques you’ll be able to transfer to any of your own favorite veggies. We prepare: Carrots; Beets; Broccoli; String Beans; Zucchini; Red Peppers; Spaghetti Squash.

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Kickin’ Chicken

You won’t be bored with these great new chicken dishes – sure to put a dinnertime smile on everyone’s face! Chicken Saltimboca with Sautéed Spinach and Mushrooms; Niçoise Chicken with Capers, Tomatoes and Olives; Greek Style Braised Chicken with Carrots, Scallions, Lemon and Dill.

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Sauce Secrets

First you make a roux…. but then what!? You’ve heard of the Mother Sauces, but they can be quite confusing. In this class, we’ll try to straighten it out a bit and show you a few basics and some variations. These secrets will really elevate your cooking to the next level. Prepare: Béchamel; Veloute ; Espagnole/Demi Glace ; Porcini Mushroom & Wine Sauce; Chimichurri Sauce; Compound Butter.

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Seriously Sautéed

Sautéing is the secret to quick meals. Let the A la Carte chefs guide you through the important guidelines to this popular culinary technique. Using everything from seafood to vegetables, you will be amazed how it will unleash your personal creativity! Make Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese Medallions &Cream Sauce; Polenta & Escarole Triangles with Parmesan Cheese; Pear Sundae Crisps.

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