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  • Asian Favorites

    Prepare delicious egg rolls stuffed with pork, shrimp and vegetables served with both hot mustard and sweet and sour sauce for dipping. Fried rice using chicken, shrimp, fresh vegetables and the secret sauce is next on the menu. Classic pork chow mein follows served with crispy egg noodles as well as chicken egg foo young. Demonstration and tasting.
  • Bake and Take Your Holiday Cookies

    Oh no! Are all the holiday preparations getting you down? Don’t fret, Nancy’s team will help you get your baking done in no time at all! As always, take home a dozen of each variety of cookie including: Andes Mint, Lemon Crinkles, M&M, Molasses, Peanut Blossoms, Cherry Poppyseed, Peppermint Meltaways, Holiday Bells and Peanut Butter Balls. Our new cookie this year is Sprinkled Sugar Cookies! Working in pairs receive cookie dough and everything you need to form, trim and decorate the cookies. Nancy’s team will bake cookies in large commercial ovens.Hairnets and gloves will be provided, but bring your own apron if you like. And most important, don’t forget to bring containers to carry home your ten dozen treats. Please arrive on time and plan on staying the full three hours, as well as assisting with clean-up at the end of class.Due to safety restrictions children are not allowed in class. You may send someone in your place if you are ill, cannot find child care, etc. Cookies will not be provided for no-shows. Supply fee of $14 payable to instructor at class.We are sorry, we cannot accommodate nut allergies in this class.
  • Chateaubriand

    Begin with an autumn salad featuring Granny Smith apples, candied walnuts, feta cheese and dried cranberries tossed in raspberry vinaigrette. Enjoy "Chateaubriand", center cut tenderloin of beef seared, roasted and served with bordelaise, bearnaise and pepper sauce. Accompaniments include creamy potatoes au gratin and fresh steamed asparagus tossed with olive oil and fresh squeezed lemon. Creme caramel, homemade custard served in a pool of caramel, is the featured dessert. Demonstration and tasting
  • Chicken En Croûte

    Start with a classic Caesar salad using fresh baked croutons, Romano cheese and sweet cherry tomatoes. Assemble the entree wrapping tender breast of chicken in flaky puff pastry with shallots and portobello mushrooms. Prepare an amazing sauce using sweet port wine. Sides will include asparagus with olive oil and fresh squeezed lemon along with a delicious Jasmine rice blend using toasted almonds and dried cranberries. Finish with chocolate decadence, a rich flourless chocolate torte served with an exquisite raspberry sauce and fresh whipped cream. Demonstration and tasting.
  • Four Famous Ethnic Cookies

    Create Norwegian Krumkakes (baked with an iron including cream, butter and cinnamon), Italian Pizzelles (anise or vanilla flavored flat cookie), Swedish Sandbakkelse (baked in tiny tins resembling tarts) and Rosettes (deep-fried, paper thin Scandinavian favorites deliciously dusted with powdered sugar). Gain great recipes, and many tips and techniques that will make your baking a success. Rotate stations to gain cookie-making experience. Bring containers to class to take approximately six plus dozen cookies home. Hands-on.
  • Lefse

    This wonderful Norwegian delicacy is made for banquets, holidays, weddings and all special occasions. Learn the fine points in making the dough, baking, storing and of course how to serve lefse with a bit of history and humor! Begin with real potatoes using a number of authentic recipes and a modern version using instant potatoes. Sample and take home finished lefse along with dough to bake and share with family and friends. Demonstration, hands-on and tasting.
  • Metro Dining Club

    Metro Dining Club, South of the River, offers discount cards featuring two-for-one dining or 50% off meals. Cost $25 per set of 166 dining cards for area restaurants Add $4 if using U.S. mail for Shipping and Handling Each card can be used monthly for one year Sets are valid Oct 2019 - Oct 2020 Locations and times noted below:District Office East, Community Education, 15180 Canada Ave, Rosemount, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Falcon Ridge Middle School, Community Education office, 12900 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Cedar Valley Learning Center, 14420 Glenda Drive, Apple Valley, Mon & Wed, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tue & Thu, 8 am - 7 pm, Fri, 8- 11:30 a.m.  Proceeds support scholarships for children and families. Questions: 651-423-7920District 196 employees download the interoffice form here.
  • Pasta! Pasta! Pasta!

    Start by learning how to make basil pesto then practice its versatility creating a delightful appetizer using it in combination with fresh baked bread, roma tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. Toss it with vermicelli and cream to make a delicious pasta topped with diced tomatoes and roasted pine nuts. Cappellini is next tossed with olive oil, garlic, fresh basil, tomatoes and sautéed baby shrimp. Finally, Fettuccine Alfredo Primavera a divine combination of fresh veggies, Parmesan cheese and cream. Finish with a classic Tartlet, sugar dough layered with pastry cream and fresh fruit with a sweet apricot glaze. Demonstration and tasting.
  • Plant Based Cooking

    Learn the art of plant based cooking from appetizers to desserts as well as a variety of cultural dishes. Eating plant based never looked or tasted so good! Use your creativity to make delicious food. Supply fee of $20 payable to instructor at class.September 21 (bring your instant pot): Spinach artichoke dipEggplant Parmesan w/ instant pot noodlesChocolate cupcakesOctober 12  (parent/child and bring your instant pot): Jackfruit enchiladasSpanish Rice – Instant potChocolate Peanut Butter BarsNovember 9: Grilled/ marinated portabella mushroom capsGreen Bean CasseroleMushroom StuffingDecember 14 (parent/child): Banana bread muffinsFruit PizzaFrench Toast