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303-600D. Spectacular Sides.

Enhance your meals with spectacular side dishes! In this hands-on cooking course, create sides with a focus on colorful vegetables, high protein beans and wholesome grains.

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303-600E. Smart Snacks.

Most people need to fuel their bodies between meals. In this hands-on cooking class, learn to make healthy snacks to have in the pantry, car or office, or for any kid's activity. Learn recipes for healthy snacks and snack mixes - full of nutrition and without all the preservatives of pre-packaged snack foods.

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303-600F. Living Fit and Gluten-Free.

If you're assuming there's gluten in most breads, pastas and cereals, you're right. While many processed foods contain gluten, in many cases, gluten isn't an obvious ingredient. In this hands-on cooking course, learn where to shop for gluten-free groceries and how to interpret labels and ingredient lists. Most importantly, make and taste delicious, healthy gluten-free recipes designed for those with busy lifestyles who want to stay fit. Note: The kitchen lab is not a gluten-free environment.

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303-600I. Healthy Mediterranean Entrees.

Mediterranean meals emphasize fruits, veggies, whole grains, nuts, legumes, olive oil and flavorful herbs and spices. Eating fish and seafood often and enjoying poultry, eggs, cheese and yogurt in moderation round out the Mediterranean diet. This course includes discussion on the health benefits of Mediterranean cooking and hands-on cooking experiences.

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303-600J. Mediterranean Soups and Sides.

Learn about the health benefits of incorporating Mediterranean dishes into your daily meals in this hands-on cooking class. Soup and side recipes will focus on fruits, veggies, whole grains, nuts, legumes, olive oil and flavorful herbs and spices, along with moderate dairy.

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303-600K. Fat-burning Foods.

Burning fat does not mean skipping meals or starving yourself. Starvation will cause your body to burn muscle and actually store more fat. In this hands-on cooking course, you will learn how to plan and prepare the top six fat-burning foods so your body will be burning fat ALL DAY LONG.

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303-600T. Meatless Mondays.

Eating meatless meals is healthy, satisfying and economical. In this hands-on cooking class, learn how to recreate some classic dishes into meatless must-haves and discover some new ones too!

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303-600U. Indian Inspired Vegetables.

In this one-day, hands-on cooking course, become familiar with spices used in Indian cooking. Transform vegetables into tasty, appealing dishes with the exquisite flavors of Indian cooking that even your friends who say they don't like curry will love!

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303-600Y. Basic Ayurvedic Cooking.

The attributes of your body and mind are tightly associated with the food you consume. Learn the basics of the ancient 5,000-year old art of Ayurveda in this hands-on cooking class. Ayurvedic cooking is a method of selecting and cooking appropriate foods and creating tasty dishes to promote health and healing through the digestive process.

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303-601A. Wonderful Wraps.

Make fast and easy wrap sandwiches in this one-day hands-on cooking course. Learn how to combine ingredients to create delicious, mouth-watering wraps that everyone will love!

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303-601B. Homemade Pizzas: Flatbreads.

In this hands-on cooking course, make appetizer-style pizzas focusing on thin, crispy crusts and a variety of ingredients not usually associated with traditional pizza parlors.

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303-601D. Easy Holiday Appetizers.

Whether you just want to ward off hunger until the turkey is ready, or you want to entertain with cocktails and a nibble, this hands-on cooking course will give you great ideas for easy appetizers.

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303-601E. The Savory Side of Chocolate.

We all know chocolate is sweet and delicious, but did you also know that there are a lot of dishes that use chocolate as a savory ingredient? This hands-on cooking class will introduce you to a side of chocolate that is tasty and complex.

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303-601I. Cooking Book Club - September.

Do you love to read and also have a passion for cooking? If so, this is the class for you! In this hands-on cooking class, create mouthwatering recipes associated with the themes of best-selling novels and participate in a book discussion during a shared meal experience. Recipes will include a variety of domestic and international cuisine, so grab your book, kindle, Nook or iPad and come join us for an exciting new literary and culinary adventure! Prerequisite: Must read novel prior to attending class. Book for September 2019: The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living by Louise Miller.

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303-601J. Cooking Book Club - October.

Do you love to read and also have a passion for cooking? If so, this is the class for you! In this hands-on cooking class, create mouthwatering recipes associated with the themes of best-selling novels and participate in a book discussion during a shared meal experience. Recipes will include a variety of domestic and international cuisine, so grab your book, kindle, Nook or iPad and come join us for an exciting new literary and culinary adventure! Prerequisite: Must read novel prior to attending class. Book for October 2019: The Age of Light by Whitney Scharer.

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303-601K. Cooking Book Club - November.

Do you love to read and also have a passion for cooking? If so, this is the class for you! In this hands-on cooking class, create mouthwatering recipes associated with the themes of best-selling novels and participate in a book discussion during a shared meal experience. Recipes will include a variety of domestic and international cuisine, so grab your book, kindle, Nook or iPad and come join us for an exciting new literary and culinary adventure! Prerequisite: Must read novel prior to attending class. Book for November 2019: Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty.

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303-601L. Creative Soups.

Create amazing soup combinations in this one-day, hands-on cooking class. Varieties include Spanish garlic avocado soup, celery almond soup, and curried green pea and tomato soup.

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303-601O. Cooking Book Club - February.

Do you love to read ad also have a passion for cooking? If so, this is the class for you! In this hands-on cooking class, create mouthwatering recipes associated with the themes of best-selling novels and participate in a book discussion during a shared meal experience. Recipes will include a variety of domestic and international cuisine, so grab your book, kindle, Nook or iPad and come join us for an exciting new literary and culinary adventure! Prerequisite: Must read novel prior to attending class.

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303-601P. Cooking Book Club - March.

Do you love to read and also have a passion for cooking? If so, this is the class for you! In this hands-on cooking class, create mouthwatering recipes associated with the themes of best-selling novels and participate in a book discussion during a shared meal experience. Recipes will include a variety of domestic and international cuisine, so grab your book, kindle, Nook or iPad and come join us for an exciting new literary and culinary adventure! Prerequisite: Must read novel prior to attending class. Book for March 2019: Digging In: A Novel by Loretta Nyhan

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303-601Q. Cooking Book Club - April.

Do you love to read and also have a passion for cooking? If so, this is the class for you! In this hands-on cooking class, create mouthwatering recipes associated with the themes of best-selling novels and participate in a book discussion during a shared meal experience. Recipes will include a variety of domestic and international cuisine, so grab your book, kindle, Nook or iPad and come join us for an exciting new literary and culinary adventure! Prerequisite: Must read novel prior to attending class. Book for April 2019: The Bookshop on Rosemary Lane by Ellen Berry

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303-601R. Cooking Book Club - May.

Do you love to read and also have a passion for cooking? If so, this is the class for you! In this hands-on cooking class, create mouthwatering recipes associated with the themes of best-selling novels and participate in a book discussion during a shared meal experience. Recipes will include a variety of domestic and international cuisine, so grab your book, kindle, Nook or iPad and come join us for an exciting new literary and culinary adventure! Prerequisite: Must read novel prior to attending class. Book for May 2019: Lowcountry Book Club by Susan M. Boyer.

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303-601T. Fresh Herb Cooking.

With just the right touch, a fresh herb can transform an ordinary dish to outstanding! In this hands-on cooking course, learn when to use fresh herbs, how to store them and how to extract the most flavors without diminishing their quintessential freshness.

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303-601Z. Fruit Bouquets.

In this one-day, hands-on cooking course, learn how to make beautiful fruit bouquets and centerpieces from fresh seasonal fruit.

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303-602G. Muffin Mania.

In this hands-on cooking class, learn how to make quick and easy muffins. These healthy and delicious muffins will be both sweet and savory.

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303-602M. Flourless Baking: Desserts.

Create delicious cakes, cookies and desserts without grain! In this hands-on cooking course, learn how almonds, walnuts and coconut can take the place of traditional flours while satisfying your cravings. Plus, all recipes are lower in carbohydrates and gluten free! Note: The kitchen lab is not a gluten free environment.

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303-602R. Restaurant Tour & Recipes.

Enjoy a special lunch at a local Cajun restaurant and chat with their chef during the first week of this course. In the second week, come to our hands-on kitchen and re-create authentic cuisine you enjoyed. Students are responsible for their own transportation and the cost of lunch at the restaurant. More information will be mailed prior to the start of the course.

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303-602S. Kids Cooking - Story Theme 6-9.

A class for adults and kids together! Adults will learn how to introduce kids to cooking in this hands-on course. A children's story book centered on cooking will be read in class, then adults and children will make a recipe together. Information will be provided so adults can teach children how to cook at home. For children ages 6 through 9. One child per adult. Only Adult Registers. New book each semester.

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303-602U. The Five Mother Sauces.

A sauce is the crowning glory of any dish! From the basic five "mother" sauces, there are hundreds of sauce variations that chefs create to dress, compliment, enhance and bring out the flavor in foods. In this hands-on cooking class, learn the basics and explore the endless variety of delicious sauces.

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303-602V. One-Pot Wonders.

Simplify your meals in this hands-on cooking course. Learn easy and practical recipes that can be cooked or baked in only one pot - just assemble the ingredients and let the casserole dish, skillet, pot or slow cooker do the work. Best of all, this will all be done without dirtying every pan in the kitchen!

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303-602W. Kids Cooking-Decorate Cookies.

Help your pre-schooler learn colors, shapes, and practice counting skills while decorating delicious holiday cookies. In this hands-on class for adults and children together, a professional cake decorator will incorporate these learning skills with age appropriate decorating techniques. For kids 3-5 years old. One child per adult. Only adult registers.

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303-602Y. The Art of Grilling: Chicken.

What is your backyard barbecue lacking? Learn how to prepare delicious, moist chicken on the grill in this hands-on cooking class. Discover the difference between barbecue sauces, marinades and dry rubs, and how to use each. Cooking techniques and grill anatomy for both charcoal and gas grills will also be covered.

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303-602Z. The Art of Grilling: Steak.

What is your backyard barbeque lacking? Learn how to prepare succulent, tender steak on the grill in this hands-on cooking class. Discover the difference between marinades and dry rubs, and how to use each. Cooking techniques and grill anatomy for both charcoal and gas grills will also be covered.

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303-603D. Basic Cook: Veggies & Fruit.

Learn how to create amazing vegetable and fruit recipes in this hands-on cooking class. Also learn about proper selection, handling and storage.

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303-603H. Basic Ayurvedic Nutrition.

In this hands-on cooking course, explore in detail what foods you should eat to stay healthy and in balance, according to Ayurvedic principles. It is highly recommended that students have taken the Basic Ayurvedic Cooking course or have some knowledge about Ayurveda prior to taking this course.

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303-603M. Kids Cooking Story Theme 3-5.

A cooking class for adults and kids together! Adults will learn how to introduce kids to cooking in this hands-on course. A children's story book centered on cooking will be read in class, then adults and children will make a recipe together. Information will be provided so adults can teach children how to cook at home. For children ages 3 through 5. One child per adult. Only Adult Registers.

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303-603S. Healthy Dips & Appetizers.

Create delectable dips and appetizers with healthy, fresh ingredients! This hands-on cooking course is filled with delicious, easy-to-make recipes that are perfect for snacks or parties!

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303-603Y. One-Pot Wonders - 3 Hours.

Simplify your meals in this 3 hour hands-on cooking course. Learn easy and practical recipes that can be cooked or baked in only one pot - just assemble the ingredients and let the casserole dish, skillet, pot or slow cooker do the work. Best of all, this will all be done without dirtying every pan in the kitchen!

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303-604A. Kids Cooking-Gingerbread House.

Help a child learn to decorate a holiday gingerbread house in this hands-on class for adults and children. A professional cake decorator will incorporate learning skills with age-appropriate decorating techniques for children ages 5 to 10. One child per adult; and only adult needs to register.

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303-607C. Grain Free Breakfast Baking.

Create irresistible muffins, donuts and pancakes without grain! In this hands-on cooking course, learn how coconut, seeds and nuts can take the place of traditional flours while satisfying your cravings. Plus, all recipes are lower in carbohydrates and gluten free! Note: The kitchen lab is not a gluten-free environment.

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303-607F. Pound Cake Paradise.

Discover a variety of flavorful pound cakes topped with delicious icings. In this hands-on cooking course, learn the skills needed to produce a perfect and delicious pound cake every time.

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303-607M. Whole-Food Desserts.

Learn to create delicious whole-food desserts utilizing nuts, seeds and fruits in this hands-on cooking course. Recipes are gluten- and dairy-free, Paleo-friendly and contain nothing over-processed!

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303-607Q. Fresh No-Bake Foods.

Learn how to prepare healthy breakfasts, snacks and desserts without turning on your oven in this hands-on cooking class. These easy recipes use only natural ingredients that will fill you up and keep you clean!

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303-609G. Cook an Indian Meal.

In this hands-on cooking class, learn how to cook an easy Indian meal that will impress your friends and family. The foods made in this class are naturally gluten-free. Additionally, get introduced to Indian meal traditions and culture.

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303-609H. Exploring Indian Spices.

In this hands-on class, discover why and how spices are used in Indian cooking. Learn to create individual spice mixtures and how to cook with them.

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303-609I. Authentic Indian Vegetarian.

Learn how to make an authentic Indian meal in this hands-on cooking course. Discover traditional ingredients and techniques along with the culture of India.

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303-609K. Latin Cuisine with Spirits.

In this hands-on cooking course, learn how to incorporate wine and alcohol into authentic Latin American cuisine.

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303-609M. Authentic Tamales.

In this hands-on-cooking course, learn how to make four different kinds of authentic tamales from Latin America countries.

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303-609N. Spanish Tapas.

Enjoy the most delicious Spanish dishes in only one bite! In this hands-on cooking course, learn how to create authentic tapas at home.

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303-609P. Latin - Inspired Meals.

Transform some of your most common recipes, and incorporate Latin American flavors to create a new dish!

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303-609Q. Sweet Side of Latin America.

Learn how to make some of the most delicious --yet simple -- desserts from Latin America. From Mexican rice pudding to Argentinian Alfajores (sandwich cookies) and everything in between, this will be a sweet class you won’t want to miss.

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303-611. Simple and Fun Wok Cookery.

Versatility and simplicity are synonymous with wok cooking. Learn how to choose a wok and maintain one, techniques such as stir-frying and steaming, the art of slicing, chopping, and choosing vegetables, and the selection and use of wok accessories. With a little practice and step-by-step directions, you can become adept in no time at using the wok! Students will prepare and sample a variety of traditional oriental and Western recipes.

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303-611G. Seasonal Gourmet Series-Summer.

Explore the varieties of fresh foods that are readily available for a specific summer month in the local market. With these foods, you will create delicious affordable gourmet cuisine. This course meets only one time per month for three months.

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303-611H. Cooking Book Club - June.

Do you love to read and also have a passion for cooking? If so, this is the class for you! In this hands-on cooking class, create mouthwatering recipes associated with the themes of best-selling novels and participate in a book discussion during a shared meal experience. Recipes will include a variety of domestic and international cuisine, so grab your book, Kindle, Nook or iPad and come join us for an exciting new literary and culinary adventure! Prerequisite: Must read novel prior to attending class. Book for June 2019: 44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith

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303-611I. Cooking Book Club - July.

Do you love to read and also have a passion for cooking? If so, this is the class for you! In this hands-on cooking class, create mouthwatering recipes associated with the themes of best-selling novels and participate in a book discussion during a shared meal experience. Recipes will include a variety of domestic and international cuisine, so grab your book, Kindle, Nook or iPad and come join us for an exciting new literary and culinary adventure! Prerequisite: Must read novel prior to attending class. Book for July 2019: Death in Four Courses by Lucy Burdette.

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303-611J. Cooking Book Club - August.

Do you love to read and also have a passion for cooking? If so, this is the class for you! In this hands-on cooking class, create mouthwatering recipes associated with the themes of best-selling novels and participate in a book discussion during a shared meal experience. Recipes will include a variety of domestic and international cuisine, so grab your book, Kindle, Nook or iPad and come join us for an exciting new literary and culinary adventure! Prerequisite: Must read novel prior to attending class. Book for August 2019: The Things We Keep by Sally Hepworth.

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303-616A. Cooking Book Club.

If you love to read and have a passion for cooking, then this is the class for you! In this hands-on cooking class, create mouthwatering recipes associated with the themes of best-selling novels and participate in a book discussion during a shared meal experience. Recipes will include a variety of domestic and international cuisine, so grab your book, Kindle, Nook or iPad and come join us for an exciting new literary and culinary adventure! Prerequisite: Must read novel prior to attending class.

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303-618G. Fish - Fast & Fantastic.

Incorporate the many health benefits of fish into your diet! Recipes in this hands-on cooking class will focus on everyday preparation of fish that is quick and tasty. Learn how to access quality and freshness, as well as poach, grill and pan sear fish that is high in omega-3 fatty acids, low in contaminants and environmentally friendly.

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303-619. Healthy Mediterranean Cooking.

This course is inspired by the dietary patterns of the costal regions of southern Italy and Crete in the 1960's. It is not typical of all Mediterranean cooking and is the eating style that is cited and recommended by health professionals today for its many health benefits. Emphasis is placed on abundant plant foods, olive oil, fish, legumes, fruit for dessert and moderate amounts of dairy, primarily cheese and yogurt. A key component is the leisurely enjoyment of real, whole foods. This course includes class discussion of the health benefits by a nutrition professional followed by hands-on cooking.

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303-619A. Simple Summer Suppers.

303-631. Homemade Dog Treats.

Learn how easy it can be to make healthy snacks for your canine companion. Satisfy the pickiest of all dogs with mouth-watering meats, real cheese and yes, even vegetables! All of the tempting treats in this hands-on cooking class are made with human-grade ingredients, unrefined sweeteners and nutritious grains. Let a certified holistic animal nutritionist and cookbook author guide you to the types of foods dogs thrive on and how to incorporate them every day!

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303-652A. Gujarati Cooking.

Gujarat is a state in Western India known for its tasty food. It is home to many Jains and Hindus who enjoy traditional meals consisting of mainly rice, vegetables, lentils and flat breads. Come and discover these flavorful foods in this hands-on class.

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303-652B. OMG! This is Indian Food.

In this hands-on cooking class, learn about the components of what makes an Indian meal, and discover the healing benefits of this type of cuisine. Learn how to cook an easy, delicious meal that will impress family and friends!

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303-652C. Intro East Indian Vegetarian.

In this hands-on cooking class, learn about the components of what makes a delicious, vegetarian Indian meal, and discover the healing benefits of this type of cuisine. Learn how to cook easy and flavorful foods that will impress family and friends!

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303-652D. Veggies, Indian Style.

Out of ideas on how to prepare vegetables? In this hands-on course, learn to make several delicious veggie dishes using Indian spices. Surprise your friends and family with tasty vegetable dishes full of flavor!

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303-652E. Indian Vegetables.

Most East Indians follow a vegetarian diet that features a spectrum of flavors. In this hands-on cooking class, learn to create easy and tasty vegetable dishes by incorporating a variety of spices.

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303-652F. Flavors of India.

In this hands-on cooking class, discover Indian cooking and explore a variety of delicious foods that can easily be prepared in your own kitchen. Learn to make traditional Indian dishes that will become favorites to serve to family and friends!

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303-666I. Party Foods That Travel Well.

This hands-on cooking course will emphasize foods and dishes that travel well. It wil include appetizers, entrees and desserts perfect for whatever party or picnic you're attending. You will also learn tips for safely transporting and presenting your dish.

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303-666M. Holiday Dog treats.

Learn how to create five different kinds of decorative dog treats in this hands-on cooking class. These festive, all-natural treats are great gift ideas for your own dog or any dog-lover you know! Also learn tips to keep your animals safe and healthy during the holidays.

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303-667N. Amazing Homemade Pizzas.

There is simply no comparison between homemade, hand-formed pizzas and store-bought varieties. In this hands-on cooking course, learn simple techniques to create the perfect crust and discover unique topping combinations to make delicious pizzas at home.

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303-667O. Grain - Free Cookies & Treats.

Discover delicious cookies and treats without grain! In this hands-on cooking course, create amazing simple sweet treats, and learn how coconut, seeds and nuts can take the place of traditional flours. Plus, all recipes are lower in carbohydrates and gluten free! Note: The kitchen lab is not a gluten-free environment.

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303-667P. Fresh & Fast Meals.

Create fantastic meals in no time! In this hands-on cooking course, make and sample healthy recipes with fresh ingredients that everyone will love!

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303-667Q. Gluten - Free Holiday Foods.

Explore some new gluten-free holiday fare, and recreate some traditional recipes in this hands-on cooking course. Recipes so amazing, no one will even know they are gluten free! Note: The kitchen lab is not a gluten-free environment.

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303-676H. Cooking with a Slow Cooker.

Learn how to make five complete meals for your family using a slow cooker! On the first day, prepare the Crock-Pot entrée, and on day two, make the side dishes to accompany your slow cooker creation!

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303-676J. Kids Cupcake Baking.

Does your son or daughter have an interest in creating something sweet and tasty in the kitchen? This baking class, designed for children ages 6 and older (1 parent per child is required to attend -- no additional charge), will give kids a basic understanding on how to bake and decorate cupcakes to share with family and friends. Parents are required to register.

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303-676K. Garden Fresh Desserts.

Not sure what to do with all the extra zucchini or rhubarb from your garden? Did you go berry picking and just can’t eat them all? Let’s turn those fresh fruits and veggies into some yummy desserts!

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303-676M. Breakfast Treats.

Planning a tea party or coffee date? Learn how to make some sweet treats that pair perfectly with a cup of coffee or tea.

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303-676N. Vegan Favorites.

Many Indian dishes lend themselves to a vegan diet, but you don’t have to be vegan to enjoy these! Learn how to cook new vegan recipes that are sure to please any dinner guest.

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303-676O. The Best Indian Meals.

This special class features the “best of the best” Indian dishes, as voted by students in previous classes. Learn how to cook these Indian favorites in an interactive, hands-on setting.

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303-676Q. Guilt-Free Fats.

Learn about the variety of fats in our food system, and how healthy fats can aid your mind and body. Create satisfying meals and dishes with fresh ingredients and beneficial fats that are high on flavor and easy to execute in this hands-on cooking class.

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303-676R. Basic Indian Cooking.

In this hands-on class, learn some effortless, basic dishes that are simple to make but will wow your friends and family.

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303-676S. Taste of Indian.

Learn to create some simple but unusual Indian dishes. Explore new techniques that are not part of standard American cooking.

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303-677A. Handmade Chocolates & Candies.

Learn from a trained pastry chef how to make hand-formed chocolate truffles and traditional candies in this hands-on cooking course. Explore new techniques to create decadent confections with an artistic flair.

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303-678. Knife Skills.

Handling a knife with dexterity and skill in the kitchen is a basic building block of cooking. Honing your knife skills will save you time, effort, improve the appearance of the food and build your cooking confidence! During this four hour class, you will learn knife identification, handling, keeping a knife sharp, safety and knife maintenance. You will then learn and practice cutting techniques such as peeling, chopping, dicing, mincing, julienne, chiffonade and supreme.

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303-686N. Indian Food-Truck Nibbs Snacks.

It’s hard to visit India and not be enticed by the aromas lofting up from all the food trucks lining the streets. Join us to learn how to bring a taste of India into your own home.

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