Cooking Classes

Cook Today, Eat All Week!

Do you want to eat local and make delicious food, but don't want to spend hours in the kitchen every night? This class demonstrates how to spend one afternoon in the kitchen to cook and prepare vegetables, sauces and stocks that will be the base of 4-5 meals for your week ahead.

Authentic Mexican Cuisine: Part 1

Traditional Mexican food is made from clean, whole ingredients, resulting in delicious, nutrient-dense meals. Join us to learn the basics of creating authentic, healthy Mexican food!  Our menu includes: Sprouted Rice and Almond Horchata, Homemade Corn Tortillas, Refried Beans, Hand Roasted Salsa Verde and Salsa Roja, Authentic Guacamole, and almond flour Tres Leches cake!  All recipes for this evening are vegetarian and will be prepared traditionally, for easy assimilation and optimal nutrient absorption. This class is sure to fill your belly and soul!

Decadent Desserts!

I love dessert...but my body does not love gluten, eggs, soy and high glycemic sugar! This decadent dessert class will teach you how to make those sweet treats you crave using allergen free, organic whole foods and low glycemic sugars! Decadent vegan chocolate cake with chocolate sauce, out of this world ginger molasses cake with homemade caramel sauce and vanilla powder, coconut ice cream with strawberry sauce and coconut whipped cream!

An Evening of Pies

*This is the new class date*

If you've always wanted to demystify crusts, this is the class for you. We'll demonstrate regular and gluten-free crusts and give tips on adapting ordinary baked goods to make them gluten-free. Come spend a few hours with the “Pie a Day” lady and banish your fear of pie-ing once and for all! In this class we’ll create three different crust based recipes including Classic Quiche, Lemon Curd Tart with Fresh Berries, and Dutch Apple Pie!

Indian Appetizers Done Right

The careful methods and aromatic spices of Indian cuisine can create truly amazing and memorable side dishes and condiments. Learn the magic of Fried Vegetable Samosas, Masoor Dal Masala (Red Lentil Curry), Lamb Biryani (Steamed Rice with Spices & Marinade), accompanied by Tamarind Chutney, Cilantro-Mint-Chili Chutney, and Garlic Raita (Yogurt Dip).

Cooking with Tea

Tea is a great way to add flavor, flair and nutrition to your culinary repertoire. In this class, Shari will teach you how to add tea to your baking with two sweets, Matcha Sesame Crisps, and Earl Grey Madeleines. Suzanne will show you how to make her two favorites: a Japanese Savory Pancake, Okonomiyaki, and a Burmese Fermented Tea Salad. You will want to make these items over and over for friends. All items will be gluten free. You will also taste complimentary teas with the dishes. Come hungry!  

Pantry Basics

FREE to Co-op Owners

Learn how to stretch your food dollars and never feel like you're missing gout on the good stuff. Make the Bulk Department your best source for delicious and affordable meals. Our Education Coordinator Gretchen Phillips offers this free class to Co-op owners in order to demonstrate how products from our Basic Pricing program can become the foundation of your shopping list.