Wed. August 10th – 6:30 pm to 10 pm – $65.00 : Julia Childs French Dishes for an American Kitchen
Like so many of you, Lucia loved the movie “Julie & Julia” and was inspired to offer an evening of some of Julia Child’s classic recipes. Step by step, follow the master’s advice, learning new techniques to help you enjoy your time creating in the kitchen. Come prepared for a delightful evening. The menu: Coquilles St. Jacques a la Provencale (scallops with wine, garlic and herbs), Canapés aux Epinards (spinach and cheese canapés), Carottes a la Forestiere (braised carrots with artichoke hearts and mushrooms), Riz au Beurre (buttered rice), and Le Marquis Chocolat (chocolate sponge cake).
Wed. July 27th : Fresh Herbs in Your Kitchen, 6:30 pm to 10 pm – $65.00
Fresh herbs are easily available at your local grocery store and you can even buy starter plants there, too. Lucia has been teaching people about cooking with herbs for over 30 years and has a wonderful herb garden brimming with fresh flavors. In the class you will learn how to combine herbs into blends, make your own herb vinegars and create herb butters. Our menu includes: Ratatouille with fresh sage, basil & oregano, Baked Zucchini Boats with Beef, Veal and Italian Herb Blend, Field Greens and Bibb lettuce with Hearts of Palms and Goat Cheese Tarragon Dressing followed by Parsley & Chive Herb Buttered on Fingerling Potatoes and for dessert Dark Chocolate Brownies with Peppermint & Chocolate Cabernet Glaze.
Wed. July 13th, 2016 – Fiesta for Frida Kahlo, 6:30 pm to 10 pm $65.00
Learn how to begin a passionate love affair with a beautiful and intriguing woman. Over 100 years ago, Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón (best known as simply Frida Kahlo) was born near Mexico City. This colorful woman loved to create fabulous meals for her friends and family. Join Lucia as she teaches you to prepare a delicious meal to celebrate the birthday of this famous Mexican artist. In her honor, we will prepare red snapper Veracruz, Mexican flag rice, Shrimp ceviche escuinapa, Squash salad, Jamaica water with limes & oranges and tres leches cake.