Choose from our Learn @ Lunch or evening classes listed here, or book a private group class (see details below). All classes are approx. 2 hours unless otherwise stated, and are 100% hands-on cooking (with the exception of our instructional workshops). Please note menus are subject to change, and our adult classes are for ages 21 and older (17-20 welcome with a guest 21 or older).
Nuestra cocina es su cocina! We make it easy to host a private cooking class or event at The Culinary Cottage. You pick the date and the menu, we'll handle the rest, even the dishes! For groups of 4-10 people; contact us for more information. Day and evening times available. Great for corporate events, team-building, date nights or gatherings with family or friends. It's the most fun you'll have in the kitchen!
LEARN@LUNCH TUES NOV 19th
Pie makes everything better, so why not learn to bake a better pie? We'll create two classic pies, perfect for the holidays, plus get a take-home pie crust!
-Brandied pumpkin pie with a decorative leaf crust
-Deep dish apple
TUES DEC 10th, 11:30-2:00 pm
(This is a 2.5 hour workshop, a light snack will be served.)
Let's get baking! Join us for a wonderful afternoon of holiday cookie baking, and bring your favorite holiday cookie recipe to share!
-Pepita lime cookies (our version of Mexican Wedding cookies)
-Cherry-orange rosemary cookies
-Triple ginger cookies
-Jewel thumbprint cookies
THURS DEC 12th, 6-8 pm
2 Spots left!
Let us show you how to prepare an elegant holiday dinner with minimum effort or stress!
-Baked brie en croute
-Hearty winter greens salad with apple, fennel & walnuts
-Herb crusted pork tenderloin
-Eggnog crème brulee
THURS JAN 9th, 11:30-1:30 pm
A must for anyone wanting to improve their confidence and competence in the kitchen! This hands-on class will cover several basic knife skills and fundamental cuts—as well as some elevated cuts such as batonnet, brunoise, julienne and chiffonade. Bring your favorite knife to class and let's get chopping!
SAT JAN 11th, 11:30-2:00 pm
5 spots left!
If you are serious about learning to bake sourdough bread, this 2.5-hour workshop is for you! We will cover all aspects of baking naturally fermented (sourdough) bread, including creating a starter, using a leaven, autolyse, stretching, folding and proofing. Plus you will take home the beginnings of a starter!
(A light snack will be served during class.)
TUES JAN 14th, 6-8 pm
4 Spots left!
If you had to pick just one pan to use in your kitchen, it should be a cast iron skillet. Cast iron shines when it comes to high-heat cooking, but it's much more versatile than that. We will be making:
-Crispy-skin chicken with pancetta, tomatoes & mozzarella
-Smashed & loaded potatoes
-Cast iron Pear tarte-tatin
THURS JAN 16th, 11:30-1:30 pm
Having a well-stocked pantry is like money (and time) in the bank. It is also key to becoming a better cook. By having essential ingredients always on hand, you will minimize trips to the store and be able to whip up an amazing meal at a moment's notice. This class will cover everything you need to know to build your pantry, plus we will create an amazing pasta dish using a few key pantry staples.
SAT JAN 18th, 11:30-1:30 pm
2 Spots left!
When fuzzy slippers aren't enough to warm you up. When baby it's cold outside, and only a steaming bowl of soup or a comforting stew will do. Join us as we create some cold weather classics:
- Avgolemono soup (a Greek classic)
-Creamy carrot & cauliflower soup with miso and corriander
-Instant Pot Boeuf Bourguignon
-FOR THE LOVE OF CHOCOLATE
-HEARTY HANDMADE PASTA WORKSHOP
-WHAT TO HAVE FOR DINNER
-PERUVIAN COOKING WITH GUEST COOK KATHLEEN MAYES
For serious young cooks, ages 8-14 (teen classes 15-18, coming in January!). Space is limited to 6 students per class, unless otherwise stated. Menu's subject to change. Prices, dates and times vary for 3-day and mini (one day) camps.
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 2ND
11:00 - 1:00 pm
Take some of the stress out of Thanksgiving and let your kids help with the cooking!
-Homemade cranberry orange sauce
-Cheesy corn casserole
-Pumpkin dinner rolls
$50 per person ($100 for adult & child)
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7TH
SATURDAY DECEMBER 7th
Join us for a very special afternoon of baking with your child (ages 6 and up)! We'll be making:
-Rich & chewy chocolate peppermint cookies
-Peanut butter kiss cookies
-White chocolate cranberry cookies