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March 1-15

Classes

ANYTIME APPETIZERS
SKU: 1203011
Instructors: Katherine Emmenegger C.C.C
Executive Chef at Great News!
Date Scheduled:Thursday 03/01/2012   Time -> 10:30AM
Class Cost: $34.00
DETAILS

These simple and elegant starters will be a delicious opening to your next spring gathering.

Recipes: Individual Manchego Cheese and Asparagus Tarts; Shrimp and Dill Risotto Cakes; Goat Cheese and Sun-Dried Tomato Stuffed Mushrooms; Phyllo Wrapped Spicy Shrimp; Saffron Poached Pear with Brie Cheese.
COOKING WITH SHELLFISH
SKU: 1203012
Instructors: Phillis Carey
Cookbook Author "The Casual Gourmet Presents: Fast and Fabulous Chicken Breasts"
Date Scheduled:Thursday 03/01/2012   Time -> 06:00PM
Class Cost: $59.00
DETAILS

Shellfish can sometimes be intimidating. Let Phillis introduce to these incredible recipes that you will be able to do at home with all of the confidence you need. Impress your guests with these mollusks and crustaceans.

Recipes: Seared Scallops with Beurre Rouge (red wine and tarragon butter sauce); Lobster Mac and Cheese; Crab Cakes with Creamy Shrimp Sauce; Mussels Marini�re with a White Wine Leek Sauce and Ciabatta Toasts; White Clam Pizza Topped with Mozzarella and Arugula Salad.
FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER PARTY- TACO PARTY
Call 858 270 1582 For Availability
SKU: 1203022
Instructors: Phillis Carey
Cookbook Author "The Casual Gourmet Presents: Fast and Fabulous Chicken Breasts"
Date Scheduled:Friday 03/02/2012   Time -> 06:00PM
Class Cost: $59.00
DETAILS

Tacos are always a family and entertaining favorite. Let�s celebrate San Diego�s heritage with 4 different tacos with flavors from around the world. HANDS-ON-This series is loads of fun! Not only do you get great recipes, but this is a hands-on class so everyone gets a chance to get in there and help with the cooking! THIS CLASS IS LIMITED TO 32 PEOPLE. PLEASE BRING AN APRON.

Recipes: Grilled Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos with Tomatoes, Shredded Cabbage and Baja Chipotle Sauce; Grilled Margarita Chicken Tacos with Avocado and Black Bean Citrus Salsa; Cuban Pork Tenderloin Tacos with Black Beans and Sour Orange Jicama Slaw; Korean Style Beef and Rice Lettuce Wrap Tacos with Sesame Seeds; Orange Cream Cheese Flan with Sweet Berries.
HANDS ON PIZZA PARTY THAT DELIVERS
SKU: 1203033
Instructors: Katherine Emmenegger C.C.C
Executive Chef at Great News!
Date Scheduled:Saturday 03/03/2012   Time -> 11:00AM
Class Cost: $59.00
DETAILS

Having an interactive cooking party can be a great way to help guests break the ice. Chef Katherine is throwing a Pizza Party here at Great News! that will have you enjoying your own special creations and sharing the fun. She�ll share secrets and recipes of dough preparation. The class will then prepare the dough and assemble their own special creations with an assortment of topping ingredients, bake, and enjoy! This class is loads of fun! Not only do you get great recipes, but this is a hands-on class so everyone gets a chance to get in there and help with the cooking! THIS HANDS-ON CLASS IS LIMITED TO 32 PEOPLE AND WILL BE FEATURING THE EMILE HENRY PIZZA STONE. PLEASE BRING AN APRON.

Recipes: Thin and Thick Crust Flavored Dough, Made with Whole Wheat, White, and Corn Flours; Toppings to include: Assorted Sauces, Pestos, Meats, Vegetables, and Cheeses. Additional recipes for specific pizzas will be offered as well.
GETTING STARTED IN THE KITCHEN IV- ROASTING, BROILING, AND GRILLING
SKU: 1203043
Instructors: Katherine Emmenegger C.C.C
Executive Chef at Great News!
Date Scheduled:Sunday 03/04/2012   Time -> 01:00PM
Class Cost: $54.00
DETAILS

During this series of five classes, Chef Katherine explores all the cooking techniques needed to get started in the kitchen, including demonstrations and discussions of gadgets and cookware necessary for preparing a wide variety of dishes. She will also review basic kitchen pantry items, herbs, spices, cooking oils and more. Each class builds on the previous class and by the fifth, you will be cooking with confidence. In this fourth class of the series, you will learn how to roast, broil, and grill as well as when and why to use these methods. You will also learn which types of foods will work best with these methods. SIGN UP FOR ALL 5 �GETTING STARTED IN THE KITCHEN� CLASSES AT ONE TIME AND RECEIVE 10% OFF.

Recipes: Citrus Herb Roasted Chicken; Roasted Rosemary Potatoes; Grilled Steak and Vegetables; Basic Cr�me Br�l�e.
CROCE'S SEASONAL FAVORITES
SKU: 1203052
Instructors: JAMES CLARK & INGRID CROCE
Date Scheduled:Monday 03/05/2012   Time -> 06:00PM
Class Cost: $59.00
DETAILS

The crew from Croce�s is back, bringing you the best of their Spring menu. Voted by Lamplighter Awards and San Diego Magazine as Best American Cuisine in 2009, Owner Ingrid Croce and Exec. Chef James Clark team up to create truly inspired dishes celebrating the best foods each season has to offer. Come celebrate one of San Diego�s most decorated restaurants, and a Gaslamp District Icon, Croce�s Restaurant and Jazz Bar. Purchase your copy of Thyme in a Bottle, to be signed by Ingrid. Croce's will be coming out with their new book "Photographs and Memories", Recipes from Croce's Restaurant and Jazz Bar, in April. CLASS WILL BE HELD AT GREAT NEWS! COOKING SCHOOL.

Recipes: Mulligatawny Soup; Crimson Red Pear Salad with Shaved Fennel, Baby Arugula, Gorgonzola Cheese, Toasted Walnuts and Champagne Vinaigrette; White Balsamic Marinated Pork Tenderloin with Goat Cheese Twice Baked Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, Cippolini Onions, and a Goat Cheese Balsamic Glaze; Fondont Au Chocolat- Melted Warm Chocolate Cake with Fresh Raspberries and Vanilla Ice Cream.
SPRINGTIME COOKING WITH ASPARAGUS AND STRAWBERRIES
SKU: 1203061
Instructors: Phillis Carey
Cookbook Author "The Casual Gourmet Presents: Fast and Fabulous Chicken Breasts"
Date Scheduled:Tuesday 03/06/2012   Time -> 10:30AM
Class Cost: $54.00
DETAILS

Spring has sprung and that means its asparagus and strawberry season! These recipes make use of these vibrant flavors in these five fabulous recipes.

Recipes: Strawberry and Mango Spinach Salad with Orange Balsamic Dressing and Toasted Hazelnuts; Asparagus and Fontina Soup with Cheesy Croutons; Chicken Picatta with Capers and Asparagus; Asparagus Stuffed Roasted Salmon with Asparagus Lemon Vinaigrette; Chocolate Flecked Strawberry Shortcakes with White Chocolate Cream.
THE ESSENTIAL STOCK
SKU: 1203062
Instructors: Katherine Emmenegger C.C.C
Executive Chef at Great News!
Date Scheduled:Tuesday 03/06/2012   Time -> 06:00PM
Class Cost: $54.00
DETAILS

Quality stocks and broths are the most basic essential element many dishes. Chef Katherine will introduce you to the techniques required to develop homemade stocks that stand alone or as the base to your favorite sauces.

Recipes: Chicken Stock; Fish Stock; Vegetable Stock; "Sugo di Carne" Quick Meat Jus. Recipes to use the stocks will be provided.
IRRESISTABLE BREADS
SKU: 1203072
Instructors: Mary Ann Vitale
Owner, Exec. Chef, La Taverna Restaurant
Date Scheduled:Wednesday 03/07/2012   Time -> 06:00PM
Class Cost: $59.00
DETAILS

Mary Ann Vitale owns two fantastic Italian businesses, La Taverna and Sorella della Taverna, in La Jolla. La Taverna is a cozy restaurant and Sorella della Taverna is a gourmet deli. Her out of this world fare is the cream of the crop! Her focus is on using great ingredients, seasoning often and simple techniques. CLASS WILL BE HELD AT GREAT NEWS! COOKING SCHOOL.

Recipes: Unforgettable Cinnamon Rolls; Best Ever Macadamia Nut Sticky Buns; Crusty While Loaf with Herb Butter; Tomato Basil Focaccia.
GLUTEN FREE FAVORITES
SKU: 1203081
Instructors: Katherine Emmenegger C.C.C
Executive Chef at Great News!
Date Scheduled:Thursday 03/08/2012   Time -> 10:30AM
Class Cost: $54.00
DETAILS

Adjusting recipes to accommodate a gluten free diet can be a puzzling experience. Understanding the variety of flour substitutions and their textural as well as starchy differences can play a key roll in the success; Chef Katherine will show you how.

Recipes: Gluten Free Soft Pretzels; Spicy Chicken Empanadas; Mushroom and Three Cheese Manicotti; Greek Style Gyro; Cherry Clafoutis.
 


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