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By Richard Gorelick and The Baltimore Sun | April 30, 2012
The Waterfront Kitchen is offering Monday evening cooking classes with chef Jerry Pellegirino. The Monday Series of hands-on cooking classes at Waterfront Kitchen are taught by chef Jerry Pellegrino in the restaurant's kitchen. Tastings and wine are included in the $59 per class fee, and reservations are required. On Monday, April 30, the Pellegrino will demonstrate "The Art of the Savory Pie," in all manner of forms, from the traditional British pasty and empanadas to quiche and pot pies.
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Julekha Dash and For The Baltimore Sun | October 6, 2014
Nicholas Cuttonaro relishes the chance to grab a spicy tuna roll at his favorite sushi restaurants, Sushi Ya in Owings Mills and Sushi Sono in Columbia. But a couple of months ago, he decided to make his sushi-eating experience more interactive by signing up for a class in which he honed his knife skills and learned how to make sticky rice to place inside a sushi roll. The instructor at Pikesville's For the Love of Food offered students the chance to experiment with tuna, salmon, lobster and shrimp.
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By Laura Vozzella, The Baltimore Sun | September 28, 2010
Rich Hoffman, a chef-instructor at Baltimore International College, shared some culinary truisms with students in his French cuisine class last week. "Everything's better with bacon. " "Never, ever, ever add alcohol to a pan on an open flame. " And, when marinating chicken pieces in red wine overnight for coq au vin, expect this: "Your chicken is going to turn purple. It's supposed to. Don't freak out. " Hoffman teaches aspiring professional chefs at BIC, but the 30 students in this class were there simply to sharpen their skills as home cooks.
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By Andrea K. Walker, The Baltimore Sun | April 2, 2014
Toni Coleman used to turn to two key ingredients when cooking: sugar and salt. The 68-year-old retired federal government worker figured it probably wasn't healthy, but food just didn't taste good without it. After taking classes offered by the American Heart Association Maryland, the Gwynn Oak resident has learned to cook with herbs, garlic and other fresh ingredients, which has helped her reduce her intake of calories, sodium and other things...
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Lorraine Mirabella | June 25, 2013
The McCormick World of Flavors store at Harborplace will be offering cooking classes, with the first set for July 11. A 1 1/2-hour class featuring a grilling-themed menu will be led by Chef Gabby Quintana in McCormick & Co.'s retail space in the Light Street Pavilion. Participants will get grilling tips, samples of dishes, printed recipes to take home and a 15 percent discount on store purchases. The McCormick store also is unveiling new Old Bay and Grill Mates apparel, such as ties, beach towels, T-shirts and children's clothing.
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August 17, 2011
Aunt Susan's Kitchen Academy - Aug. 28, 2-4 p.m. and 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Aunt Susan's Kitchen, 15101 Baltimore Ave. Learn how to cook Cajun shrimp sunken in butternut squash soup, pan-seared tilapia, roast chicken and more. Space is limited; sign up at the restaurant. $40 per person, $75 for couples and $20 off groups of five. Community Job Fair - Sept. 14, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Club Meade, 6600 Mapes Road, Fort Meade. Fair is open to all job seekers (veterans and non-veterans)
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By Tanya Wenman Steel and Tanya Wenman Steel,New York Times News Service | June 19, 1994
This summer, thousands of people will combine their vacations with cooking classes, culinary tours and food festivals, choosing to work on both their tans and their tapenade.The 1994 edition of "The Guide to Cooking Schools" (Shaw Guides, $19.95) lists 193 cooking vacation programs, a figure that has tripled in the last five years.These gourmet getaways "are part of a growth movement of travel for enrichment," says David Roth, publisher of Palate and Spirit, a New York-based quarterly devoted to culinary travel.
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By Jean Thompson | September 26, 1990
The public's interest in cooking classes is barely lukewarm in some years. In others, it reaches a rolling boil. Few programs weather this popularity roller coaster, yet cooking classes offered by the Women's Committee of the Walters Art Gallery have managed to make a comeback."
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By Caroline Spencer | April 10, 1994
Before Lisa Davis took a cooking class, she avoided any recipe that required more than five ingredients. Too complicated. But now, with the benefit of cooking instruction, she feels confident enough to whip up something as complex as a chocolate souffle.Michael Palmisano, 10, was already an old hand at preparing breakfast standards like scrambled eggs, sausage, pancakes and French toast when he decided to take a cooking class. Now he's expanding his repertoire to include dinner dishes for his family -- including fried chicken and a cheesy fusilli pasta.
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By Kathy Sutphin and Kathy Sutphin,Contributing Writer | March 12, 1993
Faith Durgin's love of people, gourmet recipes and entertaining blossoms each month when she holds cooking classes in her Berrett home.From appetizer to dessert, Mrs. Durgin teaches students how to prepare a full-course meal centered around a monthly theme. The step-by-step lessons end with generous tastings of the finished products in her festively decorated dining room."I feel like I travel each month," said Eldersburg resident Patty Smith, who has been attending the "Faith in Cooking" classes for three years.
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July 30, 2013
Culinary skills honed at a young age can produce satisfying - and yummy - results. Just ask Charlotte Corcoran's family about the tasty "homemade, not frozen," chicken nuggets corn salsa and salad, the 9-year-old made recently. "I like to cook," Charlotte said simply. So does Jeremiah James, 11, a Mount Washington Middle/Elementary School seventh grader, whose specialties are ribs and chicken and favorite TV cooking show is "Iron Chef America. " "I might be a chef," he said about a possible future occupation.
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By Kit Waskom Pollard and For The Baltimore Sun | July 17, 2013
Our sister publication, Maryland Family magazine , recently ran a four-week Kids' Cooking Club in which local chefs shared some of their favorite recipes that they love making - and eating - with their own kids. Participating chefs were Gia Daniella of Cafe Gia in Little Italy , Riccardo Bosio of Sotto Sopra in Mount Vernon , Matt Kane of B&O American Brasserie in downtown Baltimore and Nikki McGowan of CKCS Foods Studio. Some of our favorites are shared here and you can find more at marylandfamilymagazine.com . Nikki McGowan, the founder of CKCS Foods Studio, a company that teaches cooking classes at schools and organizations throughout Baltimore, kicked off the cooking club with a recipe for guacamole that's straightforward and simple.
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Lorraine Mirabella | June 25, 2013
The McCormick World of Flavors store at Harborplace will be offering cooking classes, with the first set for July 11. A 1 1/2-hour class featuring a grilling-themed menu will be led by Chef Gabby Quintana in McCormick & Co.'s retail space in the Light Street Pavilion. Participants will get grilling tips, samples of dishes, printed recipes to take home and a 15 percent discount on store purchases. The McCormick store also is unveiling new Old Bay and Grill Mates apparel, such as ties, beach towels, T-shirts and children's clothing.
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By Richard Gorelick and The Baltimore Sun | April 30, 2012
The Waterfront Kitchen is offering Monday evening cooking classes with chef Jerry Pellegirino. The Monday Series of hands-on cooking classes at Waterfront Kitchen are taught by chef Jerry Pellegrino in the restaurant's kitchen. Tastings and wine are included in the $59 per class fee, and reservations are required. On Monday, April 30, the Pellegrino will demonstrate "The Art of the Savory Pie," in all manner of forms, from the traditional British pasty and empanadas to quiche and pot pies.
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By Richard Gorelick and The Baltimore Sun | November 26, 2011
Chef Nancy Longo was a culinary instructor at Pierpoint before she opened Pierpoint in Fells Point in 1989, and since 2001, she's been holding  cooking classes for both children and adults on Saturday and Sunday afternoons at Pierpoint, teaching everything from basic knife skills Thai cooking and international barbecue. The 2012 schedule of classes has been posted on Pierpoint's website, along with information about how to order gift certificates. Pierpoint cooking classes fill early, so you might consider making this one an early gift.
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By Lisa Kawata | October 25, 2011
There's more cooking at Westwood Unique Furnishings & Antiques than meets the eye. Wander past the antique chests and art deco lamps to the back of the shop, and customers might be surprised to see a large kitchen fully stocked with pots and pans and plenty of spatulas for serving hearty meals. And that's exactly what the kitchen is used for. For the past three years, Westwood's owner, Ingrid Melber, has turned over her shop's large back kitchen to her friend and personal chef, Alba Johnson, on Friday nights for Mediterranean cooking classes.
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By JoAnna Daemmrich | June 26, 2002
There are several guidebooks on vacation cooking courses. One of the most comprehensive, Guide to Cooking Schools 2002 (ShawGuides, $24.95), provides information on 632 vacation cooking courses worldwide. ShawGuides also publishes updated listings at www. shawguides.com. Fine Cooking, Bon Appetit, Cooking Light and other cooking magazines regularly advertise cooking classes and tours. Some tour operators now specialize in culinary travel; one is Food & Wine Trails, a recently launched subdivision of HMS Travel Group in Santa Rosa, Calif.
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October 15, 1993
A Columbia woman walking along a dirt path in the Long Reach area Wednesday night narrowly escaped an attacker who lost his footing and fell after attempting to grab her.Police said the woman, 18, was alone on a dark path between Dobbin Center Way and the dead end of Tamar Drive about 10:20 p.m. The assailant grabbed the victim's shoulder, and they both fell to the ground.The woman was able to get up and run without being injured.Police have no suspects in the attack.Three cooking classes planned at HammondThe county Department of Recreation and Parks is offering three cooking classes through November at Hammond High School at 8800 Guilford Road.
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August 17, 2011
Aunt Susan's Kitchen Academy - Aug. 28, 2-4 p.m. and 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Aunt Susan's Kitchen, 15101 Baltimore Ave. Learn how to cook Cajun shrimp sunken in butternut squash soup, pan-seared tilapia, roast chicken and more. Space is limited; sign up at the restaurant. $40 per person, $75 for couples and $20 off groups of five. Community Job Fair - Sept. 14, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Club Meade, 6600 Mapes Road, Fort Meade. Fair is open to all job seekers (veterans and non-veterans)
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By Laura Vozzella, The Baltimore Sun | September 28, 2010
Rich Hoffman, a chef-instructor at Baltimore International College, shared some culinary truisms with students in his French cuisine class last week. "Everything's better with bacon. " "Never, ever, ever add alcohol to a pan on an open flame. " And, when marinating chicken pieces in red wine overnight for coq au vin, expect this: "Your chicken is going to turn purple. It's supposed to. Don't freak out. " Hoffman teaches aspiring professional chefs at BIC, but the 30 students in this class were there simply to sharpen their skills as home cooks.
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