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Monday, December 11, 2017
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Authentic Flan
$59.00 (1 section available)
Flan is a creamy, custard dessert that is popular in Spain and all over Latin America. There are many variations of flan. In this class, we will create Flan de Coco and Flan de Queso. You will want to make these recipes over and over.

Brownies Three Ways
$59.00 (1 section available)
Create a new twist to every day brownies. Learn to prepare fudgy, white chocolate, Samoa, and lemon brownies for your next party.

Cake Decorating - Non-Credit Certificate Of Completion
$179.00 (2 sections available)
Delight your family and friends with delicious, edible works of art or start a career as a professional cake decorator with a certificate of attendance in cake decorating from Community College of Allegheny County. This program provides participants with practical, hands-on training in cake decorating. Starting with the basics, students will learn the basics of frosting and smoothing a cake, adding borders, and making basic flowers. As students progress, they will work with butter cream and royal icings as well as fondant making more complicated edible cake decorations and character cakes. The final project will be a tiered wedding cake . Students must purchase all tools and supplies for these courses. A required tool and supply list will be provided at the first class session.

Cake Decorating--Basics
$99.00 (2 sections available)
Learn everything from the basics of frosting and smoothing a cake to creating borders, figure piping, cartooning, beautiful flowers and more. Gain the skills and self confidence needed to make special occasions even more memorable. Bring pencil and paper first night. Supplies will be discussed at the first class.

Cakes and More
$59.00 (1 section available)
Learn how to bake moist and delicious cakes paired with delightful fillings and a Swiss meringue buttercream icing in this hands-on class. We'll have fun learning how to prepare and assemble our tasty creations as well as learn a few simple decorating tips that will allow you to wow your family and friends with your cake baking talents.

Chocolate Soufflés
$59.00 (1 section available)
Light and not too sweet, soufflés are the perfect dessert for any special occasion. Join us as we create pure chocolaty decadence.

Crème Brulee
$59.00 (1 section available)
Crème brûlée, also known as burnt cream, crema catalana, or Trinity cream, is a dessert consisting of a rich custard base and is topped with a contrasting layer of hard caramel. The first printed recipe for a dessert called crème brûlée is from the 1691 edition of the French cookbook, Le Cuisinier Royal et Bourgeois, by Francois Massialot, a cook at the Palace of Versailles. Join us as we prepare this historical dessert.

French Macarons
$59.00 (2 sections available)
Colorful Macarons will delight your family and friends. In this hands on class you will learn the techniques to make these delicate and beautiful confections. Instructions from a Chef on flavorings and coloring will be covered. Bring and Apron and a container to take your Macarons home.

Fresh Fruit Tarts
$59.00 (2 sections available)
Learn how to create a classic dessert utilizing fresh and seasonal fruit. We'll have fun learning how to make sweet tart shells, pastry cream, and how to beautifully arrange fruit, that will be sure to impress your friends and family. Bring an apron, rolling pin, pairing knife and container to take home your Fruit Tart.

Friday Evening Supper Club
$39.00 (1 section available)
Enjoy a casual, comfortable outing, meet new, quality friends of all ages and enjoy food at some of Pittsburgh's most popular restaurants. The staff will select the restaurant to visit the first night, but the following visits will be determined by popular vote from our group. Students pay for their own meals. This class meets every other week.

Gnocchi, Gnocchi, Gnocchi
$59.00 (2 sections available)

This class will help participants make the perfect gnocchi, starting with the traditional potato gnocchi and including ricotta-based gnocchi. Participants will learn techniques to use at home to impress family and friends. Please bring an apron to this fun, hands-on class.


Great Wines for Under $15
$59.00 (2 sections available)
There are always good buys in liquor stores and wine shops. The challenge is in knowing how to select them. Learn which wines, even from the most famous areas, can be values in their categories and "best buys." Students will taste fantastic reds and whites-domestic and imported-from several regions, proving that wine need not always be expensive to be delicious. Materials are included in the cost of the course. Students must be at least 21 years old to attend.

Herbs for Cooking
$39.00 - $59.00 (2 sections available)
Enjoy a refreshing cup of herbal tea while adding a little zest to dinner with fresh herbs from the garden. Plant a few in a pot, mix a few in between other plants or plant an herbal bed. No matter where herbs are planted, their flavors can be enjoyed. Discover how to successfully select, plant, grow, harvest, and use culinary herbs and share favorite herbal recipes with other classmates.

Incredible Crepes
$59.00 (1 section available)
All the ingredients are in your pantry. Flour, butter, milk, eggs, salt, water. Learn how easy it is to make French Crepes. They can be used any number of ways to create dishes for Breakfast, Dinner or Dessert. Sweet or Savory fillings with versatile toppings to suit your taste. Bring an Apron, Chefs Knife, Whisk and container.

Italian Biscotti Workshop
$59.00 (2 sections available)
Italian biscotti are light, crunchy, full of flavor, and low in fat. While the tradition of enjoying biscotti goes back hundreds of years in Italy, these wonderful cookies have only recently become popular here. Learn from a pastry chef to make a wonderful array of these lovely treats including regina (with toasted sesame), anisette toast, quaresimali (covered with almonds and flavored with honey), chocolate biscotti and more. Materials are included in the cost of the course. Recipes may vary by location.

Leisurely Stroll Brunch
$49.00 (1 section available)
Let's stroll along some of the Pittsburgh neighborhoods and have brunch together. We will take our time walking through the various neighborhoods and enjoy a great brunch. Class will meet March 12, March 26 and April 9 and April 23. Students will be contacted by March 1 with first meeting location. Cost of meal is not included.

Nut Rolls
$59.00 (1 section available)
Come learn how to make delicious nut rolls this holiday. Use various fillings to make a variety of mouth-watering treats. Bring an apron and rolling pin to class.

Pasta From Scratch
$59.00 (1 section available)
Remember the difference between a store bought tomato and one fresh picked from the garden? There is no comparison when it comes to pasta out of the box versus fresh pasta made from scratch. So roll up those sleeves, put on an apron and join the class for this fun, highly interactive one-night workshop. Students will make basic egg pasta by mixing, kneading and generally getting up to their elbows in flour-no food processors here. This class will use a hand crank pasta machine and students will talk about variations in flavor and pasta type, a bit about sauces and most importantly, enjoy the fruits of their labor. Please note that those with a pasta machine should bring it to class.

Pierogies Workshop
$59.00 (4 sections available)
Learn how to make the favorite kinds of pierogies. Students will be given recipes, instruction in rolling dough, pinching, cooking and finally tasting. Bring a rolling pin and an apron.

Sarris - the Chocolate Experience
$20.00 (1 section available)
Visit Sarris Chocolate Factory with us and explore what goes into the process of candy making and enjoy an ice cream sundae in their old-fashioned ice cream parlor to finish. This class will meet at the Sarris Factory - 511 Adams Ave, Canonsburg, PA 15317

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