Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Cooking Classes

We interrupt this blog for a little self promotion.



My online lifestyle magazine Aliveutah.com is co-hosting a Cook and Taste Event May 12, 13 ,14. This is our second cooking class event. It is a blast and we have an amazing line up of classes. This time I even helping to teach one.

SO -- If you live in Southern Utah you have a week and half to sign up for one of these amazing courses.
Hint: I am helping with the Pie class. You know how I love to make pie.


photo from Soup Secrets, photo by Karynn Jorgensen

It is time to dine and cook and taste with some of Southern Utah's best chefs and cooks at the second Cook and Taste event.

Artful Edibles and Alive! Utah have teamed up again to bring you this fantastic culinary event and cooking classes.

Find out more about the event:

MAY 12, 13, 14

 Culinary classes, dining and demos.

Located at 2313 West Highway 56, Cedar City



Thursday May 12th
Cheesemaking With Heather Carter
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $45

Learn the basics of cheesemaking in this course with cheesemaker Heather Carter, owner of Nature Hill Farms. Learn how to make homemade cottage cheese, queso blanco and panir cheeses in your own kitchen.

Friday May 13th
Perfect Pies
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $40

Become a pie pro with this sweet class taught by Amani Kaminski of Artful Edibles and Rachelle Hughes from Alive! Utah. Learn pie crust techniques and tips for pastry crusts, tarts and gluten-free nut crusts. Amani will show how to make Mango Custard pie, Chocolate Silk Pie (from scratch -- no pudding) and some tasty handheld pies. Rachelle will share her secrets for a caramel and crumb topped apple pie as well as some of her favorite tarts.

Supplies Needed: Please bring your own rolling pin.

Thai Essentials
Time: 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $40
Explore the flavors that make Thai food unique in asian culture. This course will be geared toward learning about essential herbs, sauces that you can use to create Thai meals at home from scratch.
Learn how to make these authentic Thai dishes:
Seafood Noodle Bundles
-Sweet Chilli Dipping Sauce
-Stirfry of Beef with Roasted Chili Paste and Thai Basil
-Green Curry of Chicken and Thai Basil (making the paste from scratch)
The teacher, Rebekah Hughes is an Australian native who grew up cooking and eating Thai food.


Romancing the Plate -- Date Night Dine & Demo
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $50 per couple or $30 per person
A romantic date night with food that will tantalize the taste buds . Chef Paul of Garden House demonstrates an easy romantic dinner for two. Come alone and learn to make a romantic meal for your loved one or get a discount and come as a couple to dine on a four course meal you will learn how to make yourself.
Dinner, a date, a culinary adventure
The Menu:
Appetizer: Crab topped deviled eggs
First Course: Ceasar salad
Main Dish: Pasta pomodoro with lamb meatballs
Dessert: Straberrymisu

Saturday May 14th
Soup Secrets with Jeff Gayson
Time: 9-11 a.m.
Cost: $40

Jeff Gayson's soups served at the Garden House in Cedar City are famously delicious. Creamy and comforting or spicy and delectable, they are a Cedar City favorite. During this class Chef Gayson will teach one of his favorite cream based soups and one of his broth based soups. You will also learn basic soup techniques so you can make delicious soups throughout the year.

Chef Imi of Orchids Demo and Tasting
Time: 12:00 to 1:30
Cost: $20

Enjoy an entertaining culinary event for lunch. Come watch Chef Imi of Orchids restaraunt in St. George demonstrate how to cook one of his signature dishes, King Crab Puttanesca.

You may register and pay online for any of these courses up until May 8th. Space is limited so book your spot now at the link below.
http://events.aliveutah.com/


We also take payment and registration at Artful Edibles located at 2313 West Highway 56 in Cedar City. Hours 8am to 2pm Monday thru Friday, after hours by appointment. Contact Amani at 435-559-2330 or Sandi at 435-590-7101.

1 comment:

Emily Malloy said...

Oh how neat! If only I were near by!

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