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Hands-On Pasta //

Monday, December 17, 6 – 8:30 PM
Location: Minneapolis
Chef: Antonio Cecconi
You haven't eaten pasta until you've eaten the pasta you made yourself. Find out how just a few simple ingredients come together to create a new world of flavors, textures and experiences. You'll spend an enjoyable evening making pasta from scratch and sampling the amazing... [read more]

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$80.00
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Vietnamese Please //

Tuesday, December 18, 6 – 8:30 PM
Location: St. Paul
Chef: Cynthia Maxwell
The Twin Cities area the best place outside of Vietnam for wholesome, genuine Vietnamese food. And at Cooks of Crocus Hill, you can learn how to replicate it! Get busy with simple, authentic dishes that will keep hunger at bay, and eat tasty Vietnamese fare every day!... [read more]

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$80.00
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French, Simple, Delicious //

Friday, December 21, 6 – 8:30 PM
Location: St. Paul
Chef: Brian Hauke
Chef Brian is back at Cooks to bring you classic food from different regions of France in its simplest form. Grab an apron and get in the kitchen to help prepare a beautiful, delicious meal certain to satiate any Francophile.

Menu: Potage au Chou-fleur (rustic cauliflower... [read more]

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$80.00
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Italian Steakhouse //

Sunday, December 23, 4 – 6:30 PM
Location: Minneapolis
Chef: Terry John Zila
Italians are serious about steak. Let Chef Terry show you how to make that meat a masterpiece, complete with stunning sides to match. Viva Italia!

Menu: Bistecca alla Fiorentina (classic grilled porterhouse flavored with olive oil, lemon and garlic); Sausage-Stuffed... [read more]

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$75.00
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Essential Italian //

Wednesday, December 26, 6 – 8:30 PM
Location: Stillwater
Chef: Marty Hegna
Strolling through the cobblestone streets of Milan, looking in bakery windows at the luscious tiramis or pondering the best option for melt-in-your-mouth gnocchi. No need to become one of the jet set for this experience. Head to St. Paul instead! In this hands-on class, Chef... [read more]

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$80.00
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Pizza Workshop //

Wednesday, December 26, 6 – 8:30 PM
Location: St. Paul
Chef: Antonio Cecconi
Looking for a time-tested, mama-approved way to dazzle your friends, family and guests? How about cooking up the best pizzas they'll ever eat! Chef Antonio is back to unveil the Italian secrets of making fresh pizza dough and a sampling of other authentic favorites.

Menu:... [read more]

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$80.00
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Chinese Takeout //

Thursday, December 27, 6 – 8:30 PM
Location: St. Paul
Chef: Brian Hauke
When life makes you weary, when it gets you down, we prescribe the cure for all of life's ills: a cheeky Chinese takeout! In this class, you will learn some of the secrets to creating tasty, restorative, rejuvenating Chinese takeout in your own kitchen.

Menu: Grilled... [read more]

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$80.00
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Feelin' French //

Thursday, December 27, 6 – 8:30 PM
Location: Stillwater
Chef: Tammy Haas
It's all right to feel a little French every now and then. In fact, when it comes to cooking, we encourage it. A marvelous menu of rustic French cuisine is ready and waiting for you to explore in this French-focused hands-on class.

Menu: Rustic Grilled Vegetable Tart;... [read more]

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$80.00
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Desert Island Feast //

Friday, December 28, 6 – 8:30 PM
Location: Stillwater
Chef: Ranelle Kirchner
With one big holiday checked off the list, it might be time to think of destinations elsewhere. And what better way to get there than via the food? In this participation class, along with the help of Chef Ranelle, you will prep and dine on Caribbean favorites that are sure to... [read more]

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$80.00
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Moroccan Flavors //

Friday, December 28, 6 – 8:30 PM
Location: Minneapolis
Chef: Lorelei McInerny
Morocco is regarded by some as the bohemian capital of North Africa. In this participation class, Chef Lorelei will be your guide as you bring this unforgettable menu to life, making a zesty feast that'd make Hemingway jealous.

Menu: Couscous Salad with Dates and Almonds;... [read more]

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$80.00
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Meet Me in Mexico! //

Saturday, December 29, 6 – 8:30 PM
Location: St. Paul
Chef: Van Keszler
Feeling like some honest, authentic Mexican food? Then you'll have to meet me in Mexico! Chef Van will guide us through an evening of authentic preparation and honest Mexican fare. Vamos!

Menu: Frijoles Borrachos (drunken pinto beans with cilantro and bacon); Fresh... [read more]

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$80.00
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Pasta Paradiso //

Saturday, December 29, 6 – 8:30 PM
Location: Stillwater
Chef: Randi Madden
Forget your store-bought noodles, because Cooks invites you to try your hand at making REAL pasta. Treat yourself to a few hours on the Mediterranean coastline, while Chef Randi guides you through the basics and some real saucy numbers. Mmm.

Menu: Pappardelle Pasta with... [read more]

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$80.00
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