Cajun/Creole Cooking (ages 18+)
Down Home cooking that will add a Kick to your Taste Buds, BUD! Learn to prepare (and then enjoy) Cajun Crawfish and Shrimp Etouffe - The Traditional Louisiana Meal and Gumbo Style Chicken Creole (a lesson that will help you with many other dishes and stews for years to come-making a roux). Create a mouth-watering Blackened Catfish entree served up with just the right touch of spices and flavor (make your own Blackening Seasonings). Finish the evening with learning to create a Louisiana treat-Creole Coffee. Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Cajun/Creole Cooking (18+, Apr 12, F) 28083 4/12/2019 - 4/12/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
Celebrating Indian Delights
Spice up your recipe book with these Indian delights! Join our instructor, Bwana Scaer, to try your hand at Indian dishes such as: Chicken Biryani- rice dish with spices chicken, & vegetables; Malai Kofta- potato and cheese ball in a delicious gravy; and Kheer- a decadent rice pudding dessert. This class is informative, interactive, and fun!
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Register Indian Tea Time Treats (18+) 32772 5/18/2019 - 5/18/2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Eating Light (ages 18+)
Feeling the need to eat healthier? Learn to make a hearty meal that is less calories that the whole family will enjoy! Learn the tricks of preparing a delicious Salmon Niçoise, a wilted spinach salad with hard boiled eggs and crispy bacon and a couple of cool salad creations using grilled chicken. Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!
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Register Eating Light (18+, Apr 8, M) 28085 4/8/2019 - 4/8/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Globally Gluten Free
Learn to make naturally gluten-free breads with an international flair! Participants will learn to create Venezuelan cornmeal arepas, Indian sweet potato roti, and Norwegian potato flatbread. All materials and recipes provided. Class presented by the Virginia Cooperative Extension.
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Register Globally Gluten Free 31770 4/20/2019 - 4/20/2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Indian Street Food
Cities throughout India boast an eclectic (and delicious) array of street foods. Come join the fun as we learn to cook some tasty Indian options: Tikka- potato patty; Gol Guppa- round crisps stuffed with a savory filling; and Chana Chaat- refreshing chick pea salad. Instructor: Bhawana Scaer.”
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Register Indian Comfort Food (18+) 32771 4/13/2019 - 4/13/2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Sa Brambleton Info
Mother-Daughter Cooking Night (Family)
Spend some quality time together at the start of Mother's Day weekend! Learn to cook Indian-cuisine! For the menu: Chicken Korma (chicken cooked in cream and yogurt), Bhindi Masala (okra cooked in spices) and Roti (Indian flat bread). Instructor Bhawana Scaer is from India and has been teaching Indian-style cooking for many years and loves to share her culture with others! One registration per family. Daughter(s) must be at least 10 years old.
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Register Mother-Daughter Cooking Night (Family, May 10, F) 28101 5/10/2019 - 5/10/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
One-Pot Dinners & Crockpot Cuisines (ages 18+)
Prepare and cook later! Learn to prepare delectable Pork Fricassee-a combination of garlic, Dijon mustard, and cream that amp up the pan sauce for this succulent pork-and-vegetable sauté. Also, learn to make a classic Irish Beef and Stout Stew-cubes of beef become melt-in-your-mouth tender when braised with Irish stout beer. Another great entree that will be prepared...Chipotle Chicken and Rice-smoky chipotle chilies in adobo sauce that will heat up your tastebuds in this stove-top chicken casserole. Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!
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Register One-Pot Dinners & Crockpot Cuisines (18+, April 5, F) 28081 4/5/2019 - 4/5/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
Paneer Three Ways (ages 18+)
Paneer is a fresh cheese used in many Indian cuisines. Learn how to make three popular Indian dishes using paneer. Menu for the evening includes: Matar Paneer (a savory curry with peas and paneer), Paneer Tikka (paneer on skewers) and Ras Malai (a creamy dessert). Instructor: Bhawana Scaer.
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Register Paneer Three Ways (ages 18+, April 26, F) 28102 4/26/2019 - 4/26/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
Rice Three Ways (ages 18+)
Rice can be fixed in ways that can make an entire meal. Use a common kitchen staple to create a yummy meal! This evening menu includes Vegetarian Biryani (basmati rice cooked with seasonal veggies and nuts), Poha (a snack made with flattened rice, peanuts and coconut) and Kheer (rice pudding). Instructor: Bhawana Scaer.
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Register Rice Three Ways (ages 18+, Mar 29, F) 28103 3/29/2019 - 3/29/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
Salmon en Croute (ages 18+)
Seafood never tasted so good! En Croute is a French term that describes a food baked and wrapped in pastry crust. This dish will be a hearty cut of fresh salmon, herb butter and asparagus wrapped delicately in pastry and baked to perfection. Served with a wild rice blend and some tasty pastry snacks and treats. Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!
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Register Salmon en Croute (18+, May 13, M) 28084 5/13/2019 - 5/13/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info
Southern Cooking (ages 18+)
Southern-style cooking favorites you can learn to do in your own kitchen! Start the evening with a Gourmet Shrimp and Grits appetizer. Then sit on down to a Classic Sothern Meal: Southern style fried chicken, field peas (such as black-eyed peas), the tastiest collard greens ever, cornbread and fried green tomatoes. Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!
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Register Southern Cooking (18+, May 3, F) 28082 5/3/2019 - 5/3/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM F Green Ridg Info
Teen Cooking 101 (13-18 years)
A Great Graduation Gift for that soon to be college student or great learning experience for that independent teen! All teens age 13-18 can get the practice needed for when they leave the nest. Lessons learned in course: basic sanitation requirements, kitchen tools commonly used and safe knife skills. Cooking techniques taught in course: roasting/baking, poaching/braising, sautéing/frying and stock/sauce preparation. Teens will learn to prepare several complete meals in under 3 hours. Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!
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Register Teen Cooking 101 (13-18 years, May 4, Sa) 28079 5/4/2019 - 5/4/2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sa Green Ridg Info
The Young Chef
Learning to find the joy and value in cooking helps to develop an important skill set and a life-long appreciation for the culinary arts. Enroll the young chef in this series of classes for the opportunity to learn and practice the art of food prep, stove top cooking, and baking. Each class will focus on a different meal time: breakfast lunch, dinner, and dessert! Instructor: Bhawana Scaer.
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Register The Young Chef (ages 8-13) 32766 4/9/2019 - 4/30/2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Tu Brambleton Info
Vegan & Vegetarian Delights (ages 18+)
Are you or your friends a) vegan b) avoiding dairy c) lactose-intolerant or d) all of the above. Learn to prepare a three-course meal with added vegetarian tips and snacks. These recipes makes sure everyone has something on the menu at your next dinner. A creamy corn chowder, a vegan avocado pasta with blackened vegetables and of course dessert! To end the meal, an orange vegan cake topped with a whipped coconut cream (vegan whipped cream). Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Vegan & Vegetarian Delights (18+, Apr 29, M) 28086 4/29/2019 - 4/29/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM M Green Ridg Info