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Any of these lessons – or anything else you have in mind – can be arranged for your private group of 6-10 by calling to set a date and confirm details.

Wondering who to invite? Friends, couples, book clubs, gardening groups, neighbors, and coworkers all enjoy a cooking lesson together. Don’t have a full group? Let me know and I can poll others to join your group.

Veggie Quesadilla

Budding Chefs – Mexican Fiesta

Homemade Guacamole and Salsa with Chips, Mexican Casear Salad, Chicken Enchiladas, and Sopapillas with Cinnamon Ice Cream – a great beginner class for kids.

Summer Spaghetti Caprese Style

What’s for Dinner?

I’ll spend a bit of time talking about ingredients and reviewing how to stock your pantry and fridge to make creative meals with little to no fuss. Then the class will develop a menu based on what’s in my kitchen that night, cook the meal, and dine together.



Six Vegetables cooked with six different techniques and six different ways to flavor them – you’ll never be tired of eating your vegetables again!

Plum Tart

Sweet and Savory Tarts

Make three types of crusts (flaky, nutty, and sweet), two savory tarts, and two sweet tarts and then dine on your creations and take home any leftovers.

Spaghetti Bolognese

Budding Chefs – Italian

Make marinara, Alfredo and pesto all from scratch and enjoy it with pasta, homemade meatballs, and a salad. Dessert can be just about anything the kids want to make to accompany the meal.

Salmon with Herbs


Intimidated by fish? Learn to cook five types of fish five different ways and you’ll never fear fish again!

Thai Basil with Chicken Curry

Ethnic Menus

Italian, French, Thai, Mexican, Chinese, or just about anything else you want to learn – pick your country and we’ll build a menu around it.

Pizza on the Grill

Pizza on the Grill

Great class for Budding Chefs and adults alike – learn all the secrets to the easiest way ever to make pizza.

Grilled Corn


Create a meal from appetizer to dessert entirely on the grill – great for summer parties with friends.


I can create a class around virtually any menu or cooking questions you have!

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