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CLASS SCHEDULE > BASICS AND OTHER SPECIALTY CLASSES
BASICS OF GOURMET COOKING
 
 

            
  
an 8 Week Certificate Series
 MAKES A WONDERFUL GIFT!

INSTRUCTORS:
Mardi Burden
 
Bob Burden   

Location:
Burden home near La Canada and Magee Road

The original Basics of Cooking is a beginning to advanced series of eight cooking classes perfect for cooks who are just starting out or would like to refresh their fundamentals.
Every class will feature discussion, demonstrations, and hands-on-learning exploring a wide variety of culinary concepts.
Mardi has designed this series of classes to teach you good, basic cooking skills. You will learn, create, and enjoy a new menu each week while practicing the techniques and knowledge that have been presented. Our meals include entrees, sides and a dessert of a different fresh fruit each week. We understand this is a fairly long commitment for many of you. if  you have enrolled and find you will miss a class, just let us know a few days in advance and you can make it up next time.

The series includes:
Session One: Knife Skills
Session Two: Chicken and Poultry
Session Three: Fish and Shellfish
Session Four: Meat
Session Five: Starches, Grains, and Vegetables
Session Six: Egg Cookery
Session Seven: Desserts
Session Eight: Hors D’ Oeuvres


Please see each particular session for more details about that class.
Course cost includes; 8 cooking classes, all recipes, meals,
and a certificate of completion.
 


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With your paid enrollment
for the full 8 week course.

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please enroll early to be assured of a space
You may sign up for individual classes at
the regular Saturday class schedule listings.

Original Basics of Cooking Full Course
8 WEEKS   Just $500  SAVE $$

Full Course: Jan 10, 2015      $500 Quantity:

NEXT SESSION BEGINS:
JANUARY 10, 2015  SATURDAY               
Continues each Saturday for eight weeks.

Single classes are available


   

Begins JANUARY 10, 2015

This is a wonderful gift
that will last a lifetime!
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 Session One:
  Knife Skills

Participation                     $59

Mardi Burden                  SATURDAY      1 pm - 4:30 pm

Location: Burden home near La Canada and Magee Road

 In our first week of the Basics of Cooking Series we will focus on knife skills, Knife skills are essential to great cooking. This class teaches you how to use your knives correctly. You learn what the cooking terms, small dice, julienne, etc. mean, and also
how to make these precise cuts. While we are chopping we will also be making either Minestrone or Southwestern Gazpacho (depending upon the season) to enjoy as our meal!

Our sharpening service is available during class.
The cost is only $3 per blade

 

 
Session Two:
  Chicken and Poultry

Participation               $59 Individual class

Mardi Burden            SATURDAY      1 pm - 4:30 pm

    In our second week we are going to explore chicken and poultry.
We will brine, sauté, grill, and roast chicken, turkey and Cornish
hens. We will also create a simple salad, fresh vegetables and
enjoy fresh fruit with cheese for dessert

 

 
Session Three:
  Fish and Shellfish

Participation                         $64 Individual class

Mardi Burden                  SATURDAY      1 pm - 4:30 pm

    In week three of the Basics of Cooking Series we will be working
with fish and shellfish.
Our lesson will include purchasing, handling, and preparing different
kinds of fish and shellfish. We will prepare stock, and poach, sauté,
and grill our fish and Shellfish. And of course enjoy our efforts with a
salad, vegetable, and fresh fruit and cheese for dessert.

 
 
Session Four:
  Meats

Participation                       $64

Mardi Burden                  SATURDAY      1 pm - 4:30 pm

Location: Burden home near La Canada and Magee Road

    In week four of the Basics of Cooking we will learn how to sauté,
braise, roast, and grill; beef, lamb and pork, and also how to
identify the different cuts. Of course we will also enjoy a meal
including salad, vegetable, and a dessert of fresh fruit and cheese.

 
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