Cooking School

Healthy Freezer Meals For 2 @ 1pm on October 27

We have the solution to "What's for dinner?!" Learn how to meal prep in this workshop where you will prep 6 entrees (that feeds 2 each) to take home freeze and pull out to cook either in an insta Pot, stove top or bake. We do all the grocery shopping and dishes!

Menu: Coffee Rubbed Roast (oven ready), Heart-y Chili (Insta pot or crock pot ready), Pork Stir-fry (skillet ready), Pineapple Pork Loin (oven ready), Chicken Fajita (skillet ready), Pesto Chicken (oven ready). 

Cost is $120, all supplies included and you get to take home all the recipes. We do the grocery shopping and all thedishes!

 

Ricotta Cheese Making &  Stuffed Ravioli @ 6pm on Oct. 29th, Nov. 8th and 2pm on Nov 16th

Curious about making cheese, but don’t know where to begin? That’s easy—ricotta! Learn to make and use ricotta. We'll make fresh pasta while our cheese drains, we'll make ravioli and two pasta sauces to pair with the ravioli. We will also be sampling out Iowa wines & Iowa Beers during the evening.

Tentative Menu: Homemade Ricotta, Herb Ricotta Stuffed Fresh Ravioli with Bolognase Sauce & Alfredo Sauce, Ricotta Ice Cream 

Cost is $60, all supplies included and you get to take home all the recipes. We do the dishes!

Mozzarella & Mascarpone @ 6pm on Oct 22nd and Nov 5th

Curious about making cheese? Mozzarella isn't as hard as it looks especially with our tips & Mascarpone is the easiest cheese to make! We will also be sampling out many Iowa wines & Iowa Beers during the evening.

Tentative Menu: Homemade Mozzarella & Marscapone, Margherita Flatbread Pizza, Homemade Tiramisu

Cost is $60, all supplies included and you get to take home all the recipes. We do the dishes!

All about Gnocchi

Learn to make little pillows of deliciousness using leftover mashed potatoes or ricotta cheese (have you taken our cheese making class yet?). Learn how to make and roll out this potato dumpling like a true Italian and serve it with three different sauces. You'll also learn to make sauces to pair with your dumplings!

Tentative Menu: Potato and Ricotta Gnocchi served with Katie's Bolognese, Brown Butter Sage Sauce and Herbed Pesto

Cost is $60, all supplies included and you get to take home all the recipes. We do the dishes!

Sangria & Salsa @ 6pm on Oct 25th

Grab your friends or spouse for an evening of making, and enjoying, various fresh salsa & sangria recipes. You even get to take home two pints of your favorite to enjoy. Must be 21 to attend.

Tentative Menu: Various Fresh Salsas, Various Sangria's, Homemade Chips, Fresh Guacamole

Space is limited so call and reserve your spot today! 

Cost is $60, all supplies included and you get to take home all the recipes and 2 pints of salsa. We do the dishes!

Cooking with Aronia Berries @ 6pm  Nov 22nd

The super berry!  Aronia (chokeberries) are merging into mainstream as a bona-fide health food. Come learn about the potential health benefits and how to use them in delicious recipes. We will also be sampling many aronia products you can purchase at BTS: wine, hard cider&  jams

Tentative Menu: Aronia Hummus, Aronia Black Bean Chili, Smoked Pork Chops w/ Aronia Stuffing & Aronia Brussels Salad, Aronia Scones

Space is limited so call and reserve your spot today! 

Cost is $60, all supplies included and you get to take home all the recipes. We do the dishes!

 

Fruit Pie and Tarts @ 6pm on Nov 26th

Learn the steps for mixing, rolling and baking the perfect flaky crust every time. Simple ingredients baked in the oven until golden and flakey Pie crust can be sweet or savory, all depending on how you fill it. Judge for yourself: taste-test butter vs lard vs shortening crusts. Everyone makes a 12-inch pie to take home and bake!

Tentative Menu: Three Homemade Pie Crusts, Summer Fruit Pie of Choice. Make your own 12-inch summer fruit pie to take home and bake!

Space is limited so call and reserve your spot today!
Cost is $60, all supplies included and you get to take home all the recipes. We do the dishes!

Authentic Mexican Night @ 6pm on Nov 14th

As if you need a reason to celebrate authentic Mexican flavors! Learn to make authentic hand-pressed flour tortillas that we will fill with delicious marinaded steak and then make a traditional cinnamon-sugar pastry. Homemade chips, fresh salsa and guacamole will be provided. Must be 21 to attend.

Tentative Menu:  Chicken Pozole Verde, Tacos Carne Asada, Flour Tortillas, Sopapillas, Classic Margaritas

Space is limited so call and reserve your spot today! 

Cost is $60, all supplies included and you get to take home all the recipes. We do the dishes!

Dinner in 30 Minutes @ 6pm on Oct 30th

Are you in the habit of making the same old thing every week?   

Tentative Menu:  Spiced Pork Loin Sheet Pan Meal, Pork Enchilada Lasagna, Homemade Alfredo, 

Space is limited so call and reserve your spot today! 

Cost is $50, all supplies included and you get to take home all the recipes.

Keto  Meals @ 6pm on Oct 17th and Nov 19th

The Keto diet ditches  sugar and processed carbs but brings on the cream, butter and bacon!  This class will be high-fat, low-carbohydrate and includes moderate amounts of protein.  

 

Tentative Menu: Low Carb Cheese Crackers, Two-Ingredient Keto Pasta, Paleo Beef Stir-Fry, Keto Lasagna, Low Carb Bread, Coconut Peanut Butter Cookies, Strawberry Cream Cheese Bites 

Space is limited so call and reserve your spot today! 

Cost is $50, all supplies included and you get to take home all the recipes.

Sheet Pan Meals @ 6pm on Oct 23rd & Nov 21st

Tentative Menu: Spiced Pork Loin Fajita, Shrimp Panzella, Oktoberfest Sheet Pan Brats with Roasted Veggies,

Space is limited so call and reserve your spot today! 

Cost is $50, all supplies included and you get to take home all the recipes.

From Scratch Cake@ 9am Nov 9th and 24th

Want to step up your cake-making game? Baking a cake from scratch isn't complicated. Learn how to make a basic layered cake. Katie has some great tips to keep things simple. Graduated from boxed cake mix!
Tentative Menu: Cake Flour, Chocolate Cake, Classic White Cake, White Cake -make your own box mix Carrot Cake, Simple Butter Cream Frosting

Space is limited so call and reserve your spot today! 

Cost is $50, all supplies included and you get to take home all the recipes.

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