If you really want to increase your pineapple prowess, take one of these upcoming classes that feature the fruit:
In this technique-focused class, you'll learn how to successfully clean and properly cut challenging fruits and vegetables that you might otherwise shy away from, including: pineapple, butternut squash, tomatoes, leeks, mangoes, oranges and avocados. When your knife work is through, we'll cook and devour these dishes using your handiwork. Pineapple, Mango and Tomato Salsa with Tortilla Chips; Arugula, Avocado and Orange Salad with Pistachio Vinaigrette; Fregola Pasta with Caramelized Butternut Squash, Apples and Walnuts.
From Jalapenos to Habaneros
If you can stand the heat, come learn how to cook some seriously fiery food: Chilaquiles with Ragin' Ranchero Sauce and Chipotle Guacamole; Spicy Coconut-Glazed Wings; Singapore Mai Fun Noodles with Tofu; Jerk Rubbed Grilled Salmon with Habanero-Fruit Salsa.
Building Blocks: New Mexican Cuisine
Whether you are an amateur or an expert, skill-based Building Blocks classes will help you lay a foundation of kitchen techniques to build on. With each class, you'll learn about ingredients, how to master timing a full meal, and which tools and equipment are right for the job. We'll help you understand the concepts behind each technique to bring you to the next level of cooking. Any combination of these classes will give you a well-rounded repertoire in the kitchen: Black Bean and Cheddar Empanadas; New Mexican Grilled Fish with Fruit Salsa; Grilled Chayote, Zucchini and Yellow Squash Salad; Coconut Flan.
All of these classes are offered at both locations throughout the month of April, so please check our website for the class that fits your schedule.