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June Cooking

Class Schedule

Cedar Rapids' Favorites

On the menu: Sauerkraut Balls (Top of the Five Seasons at Stouffers Hotel), Creamy Sugar Snap Pea Soup (Jenny's Cafe and Catering), Steak Diane (Hemingway's Restaurant at Collins Plaza Hotel), and Chocolate Ambrosia Pie (Bishops Cafeteria).

$50.00

Thursday, June 1, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Sensational Summer

Grilling Favorites

On the menu: Marinated and Grilled Pineapple Chicken, Herb-grilled Pork Loin, Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon, a Grilled Jerk-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin, and great summer sides. (GF)

$50.00

Friday, June 2, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Lunch and Learn

On the menu: Quick and Easy Flatbread Pizza. (Price includes a beverage, cookie and the featured recipe, plus a surprise.)

$20.00

Monday, June 5, from Noon to 1 p.m.

Dinner and Dessert

On the menu: Quick and Easy Flatbread Pizza. (Price includes a beverage, cookie and the featured recipe, plus a surprise.)

$20.00

Monday, June 5, from 6 to 7 p.m.

Sweet and Savory

Scrumptious Scones

Learn to make perfect, melt-in-your-mouth scones in this class.

On the menu: Parmesan and Pine Nut Scones, Simply Delicious Cream Scones, and Cranberry-Walnut Scones with Orange Icing.

$40.00

Friday, June 9, from 9 to 11 a.m.

Lunch and Learn

On the menu: Italian Chicken Salad (GF)(Price includes a beverage, cookie and the featured recipe, plus a surprise.)

$20.00

Monday, June 12, from Noon to 1 p.m.

Dinner and Dessert

On the menu: Italian Chicken Salad (GF)(Price includes a beverage, cookie and the featured recipe, plus a surprise.)

$20.00

Monday, June 12, from 6 to 7 p.m.

Three-Day Cooking

Camp for Kids

Send your kids (Ages 6 to 13) to this hands-on cooking camp for some tasty fun in the kitchen.

On the menu: Oodles of Noodles - everything is made with noodles (Fettuccini al Fredo, Chicken Noodle Soup, Chinese Noodle Cookies and more.

On the menu: All from Scratch - Homemade Butter, Homemade Scones and Biscuits and Homemade Jam and more

On the menu: Summer Flip Flops - everything is flip-flopped, upside down or backwards

$120.00

June 14 to 16, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Father's Day - Patriotic Party

Open House

Bring your dad, husband, brothers and friends and come to my Father's Day - Patriotic Open House Party. I'll be serving treats to inspire your patriotism. Plus, you'll get to see my new gadgets that make life easier and more fun in the kitchen.

Free

Saturday, June 17, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Lunch and Learn

On the menu: Cuban Black Bean Soup with Cilantro-Lime Rice with various toppings.

(Price includes a serving of a beverage, cookie and the featured recipe, plus a surprise.)

$20.00

Monday, June 19, from Noon to 1 p.m.

Dinner and Dessert

On the menu: Cuban Black Bean Soup with Cilantro-Lime Rice with various toppings.

(Price includes a serving of a beverage, cookie and the featured recipe, plus a surprise.)

$20.00

Monday, June 19, from 6 to 7 p.m.

Asian Favorites

On the menu: Turkey Lettuce Wraps, Beef Lo Mein, Thai-Style Curried Chicken and Potato Soup, Thai-style Pineapple Fried Rice.

$50.00

Tuesday, June 21, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Light and Low-Fat Dinner

Eat low calorie, healthy foods without giving up the flavor.

On the menu: Artichoke Bruschetta, Chicken Pietro served over Israeli Couscous with Steamed Green Beans and Blackberry-Lemon Pavlova.

$50.00

Thursday, June 22, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Lunch and Learn

On the menu: Alfalfa's Deli - Best-Ever Veggie Sandwich

(Price includes a beverage, cookie and the featured recipe, plus surprise.)

$20.00

Monday, June 26, from Noon to 1 p.m.

Dinner and Dessert

On the menu: Alfalfa's Deli - Best-Ever Veggie Sandwich. (Price includes a beverage, cookie and the featured recipe, plus a surprise.)

$20.00

Monday, June 26, from 6 to 7 p.m.

Sensational Salmon on the Grill

On the menu: Honey-Ginger Asian Salmon, Chipotle Rubbed Salmon on Cedar Plank, Barbecued Salmon, plus yummy summer sides.

$50.00

Tuesday, June 27, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Pizza, Pizza and More Pizza

Learn to make homemade pizza on the grill - three ways. The flavor of the crust is amazing and very crispy.

On the menu: Gourmet Italian Sausage Pizza, Margarita Pizza, BBQ Chicken Pizza and Fruit Dessert Pizza.

$50.00

Wednesday, June 28, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Kid's Class - Noah's Rainbow

Color Sweets

This is a perfect class for parents or grandparents to come and bring your child to.

On the menu: Crispy Rainbow Bundt "Cake", Rainbow Cheesecake Brownies, 5-Layer Rainbow Cake with Buttercream Frosting and Crunchy Rainbow Snack Mix.

$40.00

Thursday, June 29, from 2 to 5 p.m.

Hands-On "Couples Cook"

Cook with other people in this hands-on class to create a gourmet dinner.

On the menu: Cold Tropical Fruit Soup, Tossed Greens with Pecan Vinaigrette, Grilled Rib-eyes served with Stir-Grilled Vegetables; and Homemade Chocolate-Hazelnut Gelato. (GF)

$60.00

Friday, June 30, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Three-Day Cooking

Camp for Kids

Send your kids (Ages 6 to 13) to this hands-on cooking camp for some tasty fun in the kitchen.

On the menu: Oodles of Noodles - everything is made with noodles (Fettuccini al Fredo, Chicken Noodle Soup, Chinese Noodle Cookies and more.

On the menu: All from Scratch - Homemade Butter, Homemade Scones and Biscuits and Homemade Jam and more

On the menu: Summer Flip Flops - everything is flip-flopped, upside down or backwards

$120.00

June 14 to 16, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Two-Day Advanced Baking Class for Tweens and Teens

Send your kids (12 to 17) to this more advanced hands-on baking class where we will prepare a bit more complicated recipes from scratch.

On the menu: Homemade "Turtle" Cheesecake, Homemade Cinnamon Rolls, Apple Pie, Chocolate Chip Muffins, Perfect Scones and Buttermilk Biscuits, Cheesy-Bacon Monkey Bread and more.

$95 for 2-day camp

July 6 and 7, from 1 to 5 p.m.

Three-Day Cooking

Camp for Kids

Send your kids (Ages 6 to 13) to this hands-on cooking camp for some tasty fun in the kitchen.

Let's Eat Breakfast Foods: On the menu: Strawberry-Blueberry-Pomegranate Smoothies, Yummy Breakfast Bars, Scrambled Eggs in a Bag, Ice Cream Pancakes with Fresh Strawberry Sauce.

Let's Eat Mexican for Lunch! On the menu: Mexican Chocolate Milk, Jumpin' Jack Chili, Chicken Tacos, Honey-Sweet Fruit Salsa Sundaes.

Let's Eat Cupcakes for Dinner! On the menu: Jazzy Juice, Meatloaf Cupcakes with Creamy Mashed Potato Topping, Cheesy Muffin Cupcakes Tie-Dye Cupcakes

$120.00 for 3-day camp

July 17 to 19, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Three-Day Cooking

Camp for Kids

Send your kids (Ages 6 to 13) to this hands-on cooking camp for some tasty fun in the kitchen.

Let's Eat Tropical for Breakfast: On the menu: Mango Smoothies, Coconut Pancakes with Pineapple Sauce, Mini Bacon and Cheese Frittatas.

Let's Eat Italian for Lunch! On the menu: Italian Ice, Creamy Mac and Cheese, Chicken Parmesan, Breadsticks and Italian Parfaits.

Let's Eat Extreme for Dinner! On the menu: Giant Inside-Out Cheeseburger, Roasted Potato "Fries" and Honey-Roasted Peanut Caramel Sundaes.

$120.00 for 3-day camp

August 2 to 4, from 1 to 4 p.m.
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