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NEW Fall 2018 CLASSES!
Cucina Casalinga Adult Cooking Class Schedule
Basic Italian 101 Series
3 Classes – Join us for one or all three!
All classes include paired wine and coffee
Wednesdays 10:30am to 1:30pm
Class 1 - An Everyday Italian Meal
Sally’s favorite weekly family dinner! Easy and delicious!
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 – 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Conchiglie ai Piselli e Pomodori - small shell pasta with peas and plum tomatoes
Polpette di Mamma - moms fried meatballs topped with sautéed onions
Insalata Mista – salad of mixed greens, arugula, fresh garden tomatoes and red wine vinaigrette
Amaretto Parfaits – vanilla ice cream with crushed Amaretti cookies and amaretto liqueur, optional
Class 2 - Favorite Pasta Sauces
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 – 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Crostini ai Olive – little toasts with olive tapenade
Crostini ai Fagioli Cannellini con Aglio e Olio e Prezzemolo - little toasts with Cannellini Beans
Penne alla Bolognese - penne pasta with a quick and delicious meat sauce
Rotelle al Broccoli e Pesto - corkscrew pasta with broccoli and pesto
Petti di Pollo con Rosmarino, Pomodori Secchi, Panna e Fettuccine - chicken pieces with a rosemary, sun-dried tomato cream sauce served over fresh fettuccine
Insalata Tre Colore - tricolor salad with vinegar and extra virgin olive oil dressing
Class 3 - Thanksgiving Italian Style - Perfect Roasted Turkey
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Tacchino Arrosto - roast turkey breast with herb butter and gravy
Maraventano Family Stuffing Recipe – a traditional cornbread, sausage and chestnut stuffing
Cavoletti di Bruxelles alla Pancetta – Brussel sprouts with shallots and pancetta
Aunt Landi’s Pane di Zucca – Aunt Landi’s awesome pumpkin bread baked in round cans
Aunt Landi’s Cranberry Conserve – fresh cranberries with raisins, oranges, pineapple and walnuts
2018 Adult Evening Classes &
Special Saturday Workshop
Italian American Favorites
Tuesday Evening, October 16, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Crostini al pesto, mozzarella e pomodori secchi – “little toasts” with homemade pesto, mozzarella and sun-dried tomatoes
Penne ala Vodka - Sally's spicy plum tomato, vodka and cream sauce over penne pasta
Pollo Scarpariello - “chicken shoemaker’s style” with sausage, hot pepper, garlic, onion, wine and chicken broth
Broccoli con Muddica - broccoli with toasted breadcrumbs, garlic and extra virgin olive oil
Bomboletti di Ricotta – Mom’s deep fried ricotta puffs with honey and lemon zest
A Special Saturday Workshop Class
All About Risotto!
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Arancine – stuffed deep-fried rice balls, great for the holidays!
Brodo di Pollo – homemade chicken stock
Brodo do Vedure – homemade vegetable stock
Risotto ai Funghi Porcini - risotto with porcini mushrooms – perfect with roasted meats
Risotto con Zucca e Salvia - risotto with butternut squash, fresh sage and parmesan cheese
Asparagi al Tegame – fresh asparagus steamed with a tarragon dill dressing
Learn to make homemade pizza and focaccia dough,
pizza sauce and pizza’s with a variety of toppings
Pizza Night! Cooking Perfect Pizza in your Kitchen Oven!
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
6:30 to 9:30 pm
Impasta di Pizza e Focaccia - homemade dough for pizza and focaccia
Grandpa Tony’s Salsa di Pomodoro per la Pizza - tomato sauce for pizza made with San Marzano plum tomatoes, garlic, olive oil and oregano
Grandpa Tony’s Pizzette Fritte - heavenly fried pizza dough, served with three toppings - tomato sauce, sugar or sea salt
Classic Pizza Margherita - the “Queen’s Pizza” with tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, oregano and basil
Assorted Pizzas – including Pizza Bianca with pecorino Romano cheese, garlic and caramelized onions and Pizza’s with other toppings
Stromboli – rolled and stuffed pizza
Pizza Nutella – a special Nutella pizza for dessert!
Payment must be received in order to keep your spot reserved. No refunds within 1 week of the class. If unable to attend, you may send a substitute or request recipes.