Baking + Confections

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Summer Breads //

Saturday, August 26, 11 – 1:30 PM
Location: St. Paul
Chef: Aleah Vinick
If you thought that bread making was reserved for winter's deep dark days, think again. Summer breads are the perfect accompaniment to overflowing garden bounty and seasonal farmers market finds. In this hands-on class, Chef Aleah guides you through two quick breads and one yeast... [read more]

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$75.00
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Hands-On Bakery Breakfast //

Sunday, August 27, 11 – 1:30 PM
Location: Minneapolis
Chef: Randi Madden
Add some delight to a weekend (or any day!) with these choice breakfast baked goods that comfort and delight all at once. You'll get your hands dirty in the kitchen with State Fair award winner Randi Madden to learn all her tips and tricks for making the tastiest cakes, biscuits,... [read more]

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$75.00
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Blue-Ribbon Bake-Off //

Sunday, September 3, 11 – 1:30 PM
Location: Stillwater
Chef: Randi Madden
State Fair ribbon winner Randi Madden is here to share her tips and tricks for tasty, gorgeous baking beauties. She'll show you how to dazzle friends, family and Fair judges alike in this make and taste experience!

Menu: White-Ribbon Cherry Chocolate Walnut Bars;... [read more]

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$75.00
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To Put it Bundt-ly //

Saturday, September 9, 11 – 1:30 PM
Location: St. Paul
Chef: Cynthia Maxwell
Dust off your license to bake and come on down to St. Paul to celebrate one of Minnesota's greatest offerings to the culinary world: the ever-versatile and all-time favorite Bundt cake! A host of sweet and savory recipes ensure there's something for everyone to... [read more]

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$75.00
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Croissants 101 //

Sunday, September 10, 11 – 2 PM
Location: St. Paul
Chef: Randi Madden
In Paris, you can't walk two blocks without running into a small bakery pulling a batch of fresh-baked croissants out of the oven. Around here, not so much. In this hands-on class, Chef Randi will show you how to make light, buttery croissant dough, roll it out and create flaky... [read more]

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$75.00
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Perfect Pretzels //

Sunday, September 10, 1 – 3:30 PM
Location: Stillwater
Chef: Terry John Zila
Join Chef Terry John Zila as he unties the mysterious pretzel-making process. In this hands-on baking class, you'll learn the techniques to mix, proof, shape, boil and bake the quintessential doughy delight.

Menu: Yeasted Pretzel Buns; Sweet Pretzels Two Ways: Soft and... [read more]

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$75.00
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Harvest Kitchen //

Monday, September 11, 6 – 8:30 PM
Location: Stillwater
Chef: Aleah Vinick
The leaves are starting to turn, which means fall produce is starting to appear in kitchens! In this baking-oriented class, we'll have you preparing and feasting on some classic autumnal edibles to ease you out of summer and into the fall with a full tummy.

Menu: Curried... [read more]

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$75.00
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Pie Season! //

Thursday, September 14, 6 – 8:30 PM
Location: Stillwater
Chef: Terry John Zila
The man, the legend, the King of Pies, Chef TJZ, is back again and is bringing some of his very favorite fall pie recipes with him. If you're a pro with pastry or bonkers about baking, this crash course in sweet and savory delights will keep you well fed this... [read more]

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$75.00
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"Life is short. Eat dessert first" //

Sunday, September 17, 11 – 1:30 PM
Location: St. Paul
Chef: Suzanne Schilling
The celebrated French pastry chef Jacques ""Mr. Chocolate" Torres once said, Life is short. Eat dessert first."... [read more]

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$75.00
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Macarons: Night at the French Bakery //

Monday, September 18, 6 – 8:30 PM
Location: St. Paul
Chef: Terry John Zila
Light, crumbly meringue, encasing a sugary filling, in one convenient little package. Who doesn't love these baby sweets? Be whisked away to France as you start your journey with a flavorsome quiche and bright mixed salad before learning the centuries-old secrets behind the... [read more]

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$75.00
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Sweet and Savory Tarts //

Sunday, September 24, 1 – 3:30 PM
Location: Minneapolis
Chef: Cynthia Maxwell
If you have a penchant for pastry and hunger for some baked goods, then look no further than this hands-on session that delves into the sweet and savory world of tarts. Come and get tarty, with a range of options!

Menu: Roasted Cauliflower, Bacon and Mascarpone Tart;... [read more]

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$75.00
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Easy Breads //

Wednesday, September 27, 6 – 8:30 PM
Location: Stillwater
Chef: Aleah Vinick
Ninety-nine out of 100 scientists agree: There's nothing like the smell of fresh bread! Let Chef Aleah help you overcome that irrational fear of baking with a fun-packed, hands-on lesson in making dough, proofing and creating always-beautiful breads.

Menu: French Boule... [read more]

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$75.00
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