CCAC
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Topics > Food and Spirits


Beer Enthusiast 101
$119.00 (1 section available)
This is an introductory course in beer education designed for participants interested in furthering their knowledge of and interest in beer. Topics covered will include: historical overview of beer and brewing, globally and in the Pittsburgh region; brewing ingredients and processes; descriptions of common beer styles; pouring, serving, and tasting concepts; and food and beer pairings. Participants will partake in classroom discussion and tastings as well as visits to local breweries and beer-centric businesses. Limited to participants 21 years old and older. Cost includes include samples at each session, a book and pocket guides.

Beer Enthusiast 102
$119.00 (1 section available)
This course is designed and developed for participants who wish to further their knowledge of beer towards becoming an ultimate beer geek, want to know more about what makes beer so good, or if you are considering a career in beer. The focus is to provide more detailed insights into brewing ingredients and processes, draft systems while introducing off flavors and some interactive small batch/home brewing processes. Participants will partake in classroom discussion and tastings as well as visits to local breweries and beer-centric businesses. Limited to participants 21 years old and older. Cost includes include samples at each session and reference materials. Prerequisite: Beer Enthusiast 101 or have equivalent knowledge of beer styles, serving and brewing.

Everybody Loves Cupcakes
$59.00 (2 sections available)
Learn cupcake decorating basics in this fun but informative workshop. Learn the basics of the large and standard round and star tips. Students will also learn how to fill and hold a decorating bag as well as coloring buttercream icing. Students must bring 12 un-decorated cupcakes. Please call 412.788.7507 for supply list.

Fresh From the Farmers Market Dressings
$59.00 (2 sections available)
Farmers Markets are abundant with the freshest fruit, vegetables and herbs. Even eggs and cheeses can be found at your local Farmers Market. Salads are terrific for any meal, on the side or as a main. Join us for some great ideas on how to shop for the best produce to create salads and delicious fresh dressings with produce purchased at a local Farmers Market. From the ordinary to the unusual it's easy and healthful. Bring an apron, Chefs Knife and your appetite as we all sit down to enjoy our Farmers Market Salads.

Fresh Mozzarella
$59.00 (1 section available)
Learn to make this Italian delicacy. Mozzarella is a sweet cheese that is best enjoyed when freshly made. Easy to prepare and may be served in a variety of ways (as an appetizer, in salads, in sandwiches, with pasta, fried or simply by itself with a slice of bread.) This humble cheese enriches anything it touches, and its versatility is limited only by your imagination.

Great Wines for Under $15
$59.00 (1 section 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.

Pierogies Workshop
$59.00 (1 section 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.

Preserving the Spring Harvest
$59.00 (1 section available)
Plant your garden and produce your own harvest. Or maybe you just want to take advantage of locally grown, seasonally fresh produce. Correctly preserving herbs, fruits, and vegetables for later use is an exceptional way to save money and to serve delicious and healthy foods all year long. Preserving is easy, fun and satisfying. Come to this class and learn the basics of canning, drying and freezing so that you can stock your panty with the bounty of the early spring harvest. We will also discuss the plant varieties best suited for preserving.

Spice Rubs Seasonings & Marinades for Su
$59.00 (1 section available)
Nothing says summer more than grilling outdoors. Take your summer grilling to a new level when you learn how to design and create your own signature Rubs and Marinades. Understanding the difference between dry and wet Rubs and when to use them. Marinades can enhance the ordinary dish into the extraordinary and be the ticket to a successful grilled dish. We will sit down to enjoy a tasting menu with our creations. Bring an apron, Chefs Knife and a couple small containers to take your Rubs home for your next cookout.

Walking Breakfast Tours
$59.00 (1 section available)
WALKING Breakfast TOURS There are many interesting and fun neighborhoods in the Pittsburgh area. In this course students will explore one of four neighborhoods each week. We will have breakfast at one of the local restaurants. After breakfast we will walk through the neighborhood and visit the local landmarks, stores and learn facts and folklore about each area. Class will meet June 24, July 8, July 22 , and August 5.
Students will be contacted by June 19 with first meeting location. Please call 412.788.7507 if you do not receive contact. Cost of meal is not included.

Walking Lunch Tours
$59.00 (1 section available)
WALKING Breakfast TOURS There are many interesting and fun neighborhoods in the Pittsburgh area. In this course students will explore one of four neighborhoods each week. We will have breakfast at one of the local restaurants. After breakfast we will walk through the neighborhood and visit the local landmarks, stores and learn facts and folklore about each area. Class will meet June 24, July 8, July 22 , and August 5.
Students will be contacted by June 19 with first meeting location. Please call 412.788.7507 if you do not receive contact. Cost of meal is not included.

 
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