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Cooking Classes with Linda Carucci,

Author of Cooking School Secrets for Real World Cooks, second edition

www.cookingschoolsecrets.com

 

Please enjoy my cooking tips on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0l4cLD-zguI&feature=youtu.be

 

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The Secret’s Out… again!

Cooking School Secrets for Real World Cooks

Updated Second Edition (in softcover and eBook formats)

By Linda Carucci

Lobster Rolls & Other New England Summertime Favorites

Sunday, August 13 at Ramekins Culinary Center, Sonoma

Hands-On Class — 3:00 to 6:00 PM $125 — Register at www.ramkekins.com

Menu:

  • Jordan Marsh Blueberry Muffins
  • Jacques Pepin’s Oyster and Corn Chowder
  • Fresh Maine Lobster Rolls, served with Potato Chips (of course)
  • Cole Slaw with Creamy Champagne Dressing
  • Chocolate Whoopie Pies

 

Summertime Surf & Turf (offered on 2 dates)

Tuesday, August 15 at Draeger’s Cooking School in San Mateo, 6:30 PM

Thursday, August 17 at Draeger’s Cooking School in Blackhawk (Danville), 6:30 PM

Hands-On Class — $80 — Register at: draegerscookingschool.com

Menu:

  • Tuscan Tomato and Bread Soup with Basil, Garlic, and Goat Cheese
  • Hanger Steak with Chimichurri 
  • Grilled Garlic Shrimp
  • Sweet Potato Oven Fries with Lemon-Herb Aioli
  • Zucchini-Olive Oil Cake with Boozy Raisins and Lemon Icing

 

End-of-Summer Harvest Celebration

Thursday, September 7 at Ramekins Culinary Center, Sonoma

Hands-On Class — 6:30 to 9:30 PM$95 —Register at www.ramkekins.com

Menu:

  • Tomato-Cheddar Soup with Crème Fraîche and Chives
  • Cider-Glazed Rib-End Pork Chops with Vanilla-Scented Applesauce
  • Savory Corn Pudding
  • Romano Beans with Olive Oil and Garlic
  • Old-Fashioned Gingerbread with Whipped Cream

 

End-of-Summer Harvest Celebration (offered on 2 dates)

Thursday, September 21 at Draeger’s Cooking School in Danville, 6:30 PM

Wednesday, September 27 at Draeger’s Cooking School in San Mateo, 6:30 PM

Hands-On Class — $90 — Registration at: draegerscookingschool.com

Menu:

  • Tomato-Cheddar Soup with Crème Fraîche and Chives
  • Quick-and-Easy Hoisin-Glazed Baby Back Ribs
  • Individual Savory Corn Puddings
  • Jicama Slaw with Julienned Tricolor Peppers and Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette
  • Stone Fruit Clafouti Cake with Amaretto Whipped Cream                                 

 

Beyond Pumpkins: Fall Harvest Celebration…with Double Dessert!

Thursday, October 19 at Ramekins Culinary Center, Sonoma

Hands-On Class — 6:30 to 9:30 PM$95 — Register at www.ramkekins.com

Menu:

  • Sweet Potato Quesadillas with Caramelized Onions and Pomegranate
  • Assorted Chicories, Fuyu Persimmon, Local Goat Cheese, Tamari Pumpkin Seeds, & Pear Vinaigrette
  • Roasted Chicken Agnolotti with Fall Squash Sauce 
  • A Pair of Hachiya Persimmon Puddings: Simple Custard-Style & Fancy Cake-Style, studded with Brandied Raisins and Walnuts 

 

Holiday Entertaining Menu (Demonstration), offered on 2 dates

Wednesday, November 8 at Draeger’s Cooking School in Danville, 6:30 PM

Thursday, November 16 at Draeger’s Cooking School in San Mateo, 6:30 PM

This is a demonstration class with wine — $80 — Register at: draegerscookingschool.com

Menu:

  • Seared Ahi with Shaved Fennel and Citrus Vinaigrette
  • Spatchcocked Maple-Glazed Game Hens 
  • Wild Mushroom, Italian Sausage, and Cranberry Dressing
  • Watercress with Toasted Walnuts and Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • Individual Pumpkin Puddings with Bourbon Aquafaba

 

 

DIY Sweet & Savory Gifts from the Kitchen

Sunday, November 12 at Ramekins Culinary Center, Sonoma

Hands-On Class — 3:00 to 6:00 PM$95 — Register at www.ramkekins.com

Menu:

  • Everybody’s Favorite Granola
  • Exotic Rice Puffs: A savory snack laced with Indian spices
  • Hazelnut-Parmesan Cocktail Wafers
  • Amaretti: Chewy almond paste macaroons
  • Cashew Brittle
  • Chai Tea Mix
  • Bonus: Holiday Centerpiece with Cranberries, Rosemary, and Floating Candles 

 

Holiday Entertaining with an Italian Accent

Sunday, December 17 at Ramekins Culinary Center, Sonoma

Hands-On Class — 3:00 to 6:00 PM$95 — Register at www.ramkekins.com

Menu:

  • Seared Ahi with Shaved Fennel and Citrus Vinaigrette
  • Spatchcocked Maple-Glazed Game Hens 
  • Wild Mushroom, Italian Sausage, and Cranberry Dressing
  • Brussels Sprouts Fricassee
  • Eggnog-Panettone Bread Pudding with Warm Orange-Scented Cream

 

 

 

 

I also teach Culinary Knife Skills classes

for private clients and couples…

in your kitchen or mine. 

lindacarucci@gmail.com                                         Office: (510) 482-6462 

Copies of Cooking School Secrets for Real World Cooks, Second Edition are available at:

www.bookstore.authorhouse.com

 

Hope to see you in the kitchen soon!

For gift certificates and information about private or couples cooking lessons and corporate cooking parties, please email lindacarucci@gmail.com or visit http://www.cookingschoolsecrets.com

There have been occasional technical difficulties reaching Linda via the email link from this website, so to be sure your message gets to her, please email Linda at lindacarucci@gmail.com 

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