October 2, 2016

Fall Cooking Classes 2016

   Phillis Carey’s October, November and December Cooking Classes 2016

To register for classes, it’s best to email philliscarey@aol.com
        or you may call (760) 942-1756 Payment is due at the class!

Classes held at the
Solana Beach Boys and Girls Club’s Center for a Healthy  Lifestyle
533 Lomas Santa Fe Drive * Solana Beach, CA 92075
or at the Encinitas Boys and Girls Club’s Center for a Healthy Lifestyle
1221 Encinitas Blvd. * Encinitas, CA 92024
6811 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037

Ciao Italiano Monday, October 10 in Encinitas at 6 pm   $54
Grape Infused Vodka Prosecco Cocktails;
Prociutto and Grape-Ricotta Crostini;
Sicilian Chicken Sauté with Tomato, Olives, Golden Raisin and Balsamic Sauce;
Red and White Sauced Lasagna Rolls with Spinach and Prosciutto Cheese Filling;
Braised Pork Tenderloin with Marsala Sauce and Crimini Mushrooms;
Cannoli Cheesecake with Pistachio Crumb Crust and Orange Chocolate Chip Filling.

Comfy Fall Soups Monday, October 17 in Encinitas at 6 pm $49
Or Tuesday, October 18 in La Jolla at 11:30 am $50
Minestrone with Pancetta, White Beans, Cabbage, Spinach and Tomatoes topped
with Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese;
Chicken and Rice Soup with Spinach, Lemon and Dill;
Split Pea Soup with Ham Hocks and Leeks;
Quick Posole with Ancho and Smoked Paprika Rubbed Chicken, Hominy and Avocado;
Apple Sheet Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting.

Stovetop Skillet Suppers Monday, October 24 in Encinitas at 6 pm   $52
One-Pan Lasagna with Sausage and 3 Cheeses;
Italian Pork Stew with Mushrooms, Ham and White Beans;
Asian Fish with in Black Bean Ginger Sauce with Jasmine Rice;
Sausage Stuffed Chicken Thighs Braised in Chianti-Tomato Sauce on Wide Noodles;
Tres Leches Mexican Rice Pudding with Cinnamon.

Learn-a-Lunch—Holiday French 
Thursday, November 3 in Encinitas at Noon  $32
Coq Au Vin (Flambé Boneless Chicken Breasts in Red Wine Sauce with Bacon,
Mushrooms and Baby Onions);
Crème Fraiche Mashed Potatoes with Chives;
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Dijon Mustard and Fresh Thyme;
Double Ginger Pumpkin Tart with Gingersnap Crust.

Let’s Cook Brunch!  Monday, November 7 in Solana Beach at 6 pm      $49
Pineapple Upside-Down Pancakes with Brown Sugar Glaze;
Italian Prosciutto Wrapped Indiviual Fontina Cheese and Basil Quiches;
Sausage and Cranberry Strata;
Scrambled Egg, Bacon and Caramelized Onion Herbed Breakfast Pizza;
Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Bread Pudding with Cream Cheese Filling.

Martinis and Hors d’Oeuvres  
Tuesday, November 29 in Solana Beach at 6 pm  $54
Winter Tangerine Daiquiri; Cranberry Infused Vodka Martinis;
Holiday Cheese Log with Dried Cranberries and Pistachio Nuts;
Butternut Squash, Ricotta and Sage Crostini;
Bacon, Cheddar and Ranch Pastry Puffs;
Chili Sauced Cocktail Meatballs;
Peppermint Cheesecake Brownies.

Holiday Cookies and Desserts  Monday, December 5 in Encinitas at 6 pm   $52
Candy Cane Sugar Cookie Bars;
Heavenly Caramel Triangles;
Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Mocha Frosting;
Frosted Ginger Cookies;
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Truffles;
Chocolate Almond Bakewell Tart.

Holiday Dinner Party Monday, December 12 in Encinitas at 6 pm   $54
Cauliflower and Cheddar Soup with Crispy Bacon
Caramelized Apple Salad with Spicy Orange Vinaigrette;
Filet Mignon with Mustard Port Sauce and Red Onion Confit;
Roasted Crimini Mushrooms with Fresh Herbs;
Creamy Mashed Potatoes Swirled with Garlic Spinach;
Decadent Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting.

Phillis Carey’s Classes at The Curious Fork
October, November, December 2016
Classes held at:
512 Via De La Valle #102, Solana Beach, CA 92075
(across from the Del Mar Rack Track/Fairgrounds)
Register online at www.thecuriousfork.com
or call (858) 876-6386

Friday, 10/7/16 at 6:30 pm
Thai curries are easy to make at home once you learn how to make the curry paste.
Red, Green and Yellow Curry Pastes;
Green Shrimp Curry with Spinach and Red Peppers;
Panang Chicken Curry with Peanuts and Fresh Basil;
Yellow Pineapple Curry with Tofu, Red Peppers, Snap Peas and Fresh Mint;
Thai Iced Coffee.

Wednesday, 10/19/16 at 6:30 pm
Butternut Squash Soup with Apples and Bacon;
Tuscan White Bean Soup with Italian Sausage, Tomatoes and Spinach
    with Caprese Grilled Cheese with Basil Pesto, Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes
     and a Parmesan Crust;
Smoked Turkey, Broccoli and Black Bean Soup;
Gluten-Free Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting.

Gluten Free Holiday Appetizers
Friday, November 4
Crispy Prosciutto Cups filled with Basil Pesto Cheese;
Mini Sweet Potato Pancakes with Apple-Bacon Chutney;
Savoy Hot Pepper Jelly Topped Mini-goat Cheesecakes with Pecan Crust;
Pumpkin-Carrot Soup Shooters with Coconut Cream;
California Avocado Pistachio Cheese Wreath.

Holiday Fondues—HANDS ON
Friday, December 2
Baked Queso Fundido with Chipotle Chilies, Sausage and Corn;
Traditional Swiss Fondue with Spinach and Artichoke Hearts;
Pesto Fondue with Fontina, Emmentaler and Romano Cheese;
White Cheddar and Beer Fondue with Smoked Sausage;
Sweet Mocha Chocolate and Butter Rum Dessert Fondues;