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August Classes

Crab Cakes 101
Friday, August 8th 10am  $60
Sunday, August 10th 4pm  $75

I love crab cakes and I do not seem to be alone in this love! I make several kinds and decided to share how diverse and amazing home-made crab cakes can be.

  • Curried Corn Crab Cakes- with raita

  • Wild Rice Crab Cakes- with spicy remoulade

  • Thai Crab Cakes- with orange and avocado salsa

  • Red Pepper and Onion Crab Cakes- with orange aioli

  • Spinach, Mushroom and Pear Salad- with blue cheese


Kabobs and Marinades
Wednesday, August 20th  10am  $60
Saturday, August 23rd  5pm  $75

My go-to quick meal in the heat of summer is Kabobs on the BBQ. I have many marinade recipes and they work well with different meats. In this class we will make a couple of kinds of kebabs, plus extra marinade recipes for you to try at home.

  • Smoked Paprika Marinade- for chicken with parsley and rosemary

  • Greek Marinade- for shrimp with oregano, Rosemary, chili and feta cheese

  • Cumin, Cinnamon, and Coriander Marinade- for lamb

  • Sun Dried Tomato and Basil Potato Salad- with artichoke hearts and pine nuts


September Classes


Turkish Delights

Friday, September 12th   5:30pm  $75

Wednesday, September 17th   10am   $60


Im excited to share new recipes including some I recently learned while in Turkey.  Well make some other recipes from my Turkish cookbooks that I understand better after eating the dishes in country!

  • Green Salad with Pomegranate Tomato Dressing- beautiful mixed salad with fresh greens, tomatoes, herbs, olives, eggs and feta cheese

  • Gzleme- this dish is made with Yufka- a very thin dough.  It's then filled and cooked on a griddle.  We will be making the Yufka and two fillings- one with turmeric potatoes and one with Swiss chard and onion. 

  • Ili Kfte- bulger and lamb meat balls stuffed with ground lamb that is mixed with walnuts, spices and herbs.

  • Revani- orange semolina sponge cake with lemon syrup and coconut


October Classes


Oaxacan Mole

Thursday, October 9th   10am   $60

Saturday, October 11th   5pm  $75

Oaxacan black mole is the classic infused spicy sauce used in many Mexican dishes.  This class is a perfect menu for your Day of the Dead party!


  • Oaxacan Black Mole- this sauce is the base for many Oaxacan dishes.  There are several ingredients that are blackend, and this mole is the classic one with chocolate.

  • Chicken Mole- chicken legs cooked in black mole sauce

  • Yellow Rice- rice cooked with achiote, onion, and jalapeos

  • Nopales and Beet Salad- nopal cactus paddles and beets come together whit red onions in this unusual salad

  • Corn Tortillas- we'll make them from scratch


Southeast Asian Vegetarian

Friday, October 17th   5:30pm  $75

Tuesday, October 21st   10am  $60


Many people ask about vegetarian classes. I taught a cooking class for a wedding a few months ago. The couple is vegetarian and we worked together to create this menu. I learned several new recipes for their class that Im excited to share with you. Whether youre vegetarian or not, you will love these dishes!


  • Fishless Sauce- fish sauce is a major component in Southeast Asian dishes.  This sauce makes it possible for them to be vegetarian!

  • Okra Shallot Stir-Fry- crisp tender okra with caramelized shallots, ginger and chilies

  • Egg Curry- 8 minute eggs cooked in a tomato-chili sauce

  • Khmer Vegetable Curry- an amazing sauce with Kaffir lime, shallots, galangal, coconut milk and lime juice, over potatoes, carrots, broccoli, mushrooms, peas, zucchini and spinach

  • Lemon Basil Rice- wonderful for soaking up all of the wonderful sauces

  • Coconut Custard Squares- a coconut-lime custard


November Classes


Holiday Appetizers
Wednesday, November 5th 10am $60
Saturday, November 8th 5pm $75

This class will make you the most popular person to invite to a party! You will learn new appetizer recipes to use at your holiday gatherings or to take and share with your friends.

Menu coming soon.







Each hands on cooking class focuses on making a complete meal, or on making several dishes from a single category (such as all appetizers or all salads).  A typical class has 4 or 5 recipes and involves learning cooking techniques, shortcuts, knife skills and food safety.  You will receive recipes for all dishes made in the class and ideas for mixing and matching recipes.  Classes involve about 2 hours of cooking.  When the meal is complete, students sit down in our beautiful Burnt Bridge Cellars dining room for a relaxed lunch or dinner of your culinary creations.



All classes require a reservation.  A place will be held with full payment for the class.  Personal checks or credit cards are accepted.  



To cancel, fees are fully refundable 8 days prior to the class date.  Fees are not refundable with notice of less than 8 days. 


Cancelled Classes:

We reserve the right to cancel classes up to 1 week in advance of the class date.  Class fees will be refunded if a class is canceled.


How to Sign Up:

To sign up for a class, call Kim Mahan at (360) 600-8006, or send an e-mail to kim@class-cooking.com.  Let  me know which class you'd like to attend.  If there is space you'll send a check for the total amount, payable to Class Cooking, or call me with your credit card number to hold your spot.