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Weekday Cooking Lessons with Chef Jill: Easy-Peasy ‘Make & Take’ Dishes For The Busy Home Cook

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3 Seats available
Price $95.00
Instructor: CCKC Executive Chef Jill Garcia Schmidt
Location: The Culinary Center of Kansas City

Just in time for the peak of the holiday season, here are some scrumptious make-ahead recipes that can be prepared days in advance, simplifying your busy calendar and allowing you more time to enjoy the season and still have a delicious dishes to bring to the family get-togethers or to serve up for guests at your home.

Finding the time make and bake dishes can be stressful.  Enter CCKC Executive Chef Jill Garcia Schmidt with a plan that will show you how to use the magic of make-ahead! You’re welcome. Chef is a rock star in the kitchen, and she makes learning to cook, easy-peasy.  Not to mention, she’s tons of fun and teaches in an easy-to-understand style that you’ll love. She’ll show you how to minimize effort and time commitment using make ahead techniques and time-saving tips.  Let’s have a whopping good time while we’re at it! 

In today’s 3 hour class, you’ll explore baking fundamentals as you learn one of Chef Jill’s favorite make-ahead desserts - Any Fruit Crisp. It freezes well, if needed, so you can easily make it ahead of time and all you have to do is put it in the oven to bake. Boom!  Now, there’s an idea that should get your whisk a whippin’! Can I get a "Heck Yes!"?

Next, Chef Jill will show off her mad cooking skills as she teaches basic culinary principles like knife skills, chopping, sautéing, soup-making tips and more that you’ll get to practice as you tie on an apron and work alongside this engaging culinary professional. Get ready to learn several more of Chef’s all-time favorite make-ahead dishes such as Tortilla Soup, Vegetable Strata and a Tuscan Chicken Pasta Bake. Yum! Your family (and YOU) are sure to love them all of them can be put together at the drop of a hat.  Oh yeah, that’s what I’m talkin’ about! These pre-prepared, ready-to-bake heros are sure to save the day this holiday season or any time of the year.  Cooking has never been so easy (or fun).

As always, you'll take home all of the recipes so that you recreate these gems at home for family and friends.  Grab your bestie and join us for this timesaving weekday cooking class! You’ll be glad you did.

Hands On | Tasting & Take-Home Food
Mon 12/23/19 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

If you plan to attend this class with another party who signed up separately, please add their name(s) to the COMMENTS section of your online registration so that we can seat you together; otherwise we cannot ensure that you will be seated together for the class. If you register for multiple students at one time, that registration will prompt you to supply the names of all students you are registering and we will know to seat you together.  Thank you!