"Like me, if you have been diasppointed with attempting things on your own, then get professional help! Don was most helpful and made my first cooking class memorable. Thank you."
- Margaret, Cromwell

"I finally can toss out my bread machine!"
- Robin, Middletown

"The yeast baking class was very informative and most enjoyable. The mystery of yeast dough baking was presented in an easy to understand format. Being a hands-on class is the only way to go. All the intimidation of working with yeast dough is gone. You are a top-notch instructor and your love of the subject is evident. Looking forward to the sweet dough class."
- Barbara, Cromwell

"I am enjoying the rolls and loved the class!! Great tips!!"
- Maureen, East Haddam

"The finished product was great! I like how teacher discussed tips for bread baking--where to buy things, what works best."
- LouAnn, Cromwell

"I am no longer intimidated by yeast :>)"
- Tina, Middletown

"I asked my daughter what she wanted for Christmas. She said she wanted us to take a bread making class together. We had a great time, learned a lot and now we can make bread. The gift that keeps on giving!"
- Cyndi, East Hampton

"Don, your enthusiasm for food and cooking is infectious. I couldn't wait to get home and try the recipe for the Portuguese rolls on my own. I made a batch last night and they are a big hit. I can't wait to venture out with some more recipes and I'm looking forward to the Sweet Dough class."
- Louise, Berlin

"My husband is of Portugese descent and when I brought home the Portugese rolls he flipped and couldn't believe that I had made them!..they tasted just like Vavo use to make them!! .wantted to know when I would make them again!! Thanks! Really appreciate it. Totally enjoyable."
- Pat, Middletown

"I didn't know the proper way to knead bread until I took this class. I'm no longer afraid to make my own bread because I know it will be edible!"
- Jane, Middletown

"Fun with Sweet Dough lives up to its name - it was a lot of fun! I was going to make the cinnamon rolls but watching Don demonstrate the mock braided bread changed my mind and I'm hooked! ... My husband and son LOVED it."
- Louise, Berlin

"Course was wonderfull. Alot of fun and very informative."
- Robin, Middletown

If you recently took one of my classes, please provide some feedback on what you liked and what you want me to change. You will immediately be rewarded with a new recipe you won't find elsewhere on this site!

Past Classes

Advanced Breadmaking Topics
Around the World in 60 Days on a Slice of Bread
(now called International Breads)
Assorted Dinner Rolls
Assorted Sandwich Rolls
Best of Breads (chosen by instructor)
Bread Favorites (chosen by students)
Breads and Soups
Breads of the Americas
Breads of Brooklyn
Breads of Europe
Breads of France
Breads of Italy
Breads of the Mediterranean
Breads of Poland
Breads of the UK
Breads of Scandinavia
Breads of Spain & Portugal
Copycat Breads
A Few Famous Breads
Famous Oatmeal Bread
Fantastic Sticky Buns
Focaccia with Rosemary
Finger Breads (rolls, biscuits, muffins, etc.)
Fun with Sweet Dough
Getting Started with Sourdough
Great Sandwich Breads
Holiday Breads
Intermediate Breadmaking
Introduction to Rustic Artisan Breads
Introduction to Yeast Baking
Lactose-free Baking & Cooking
Let's Get Sconed
Mad about Muffins
Pizza - from Dough to Dinner
Pretzel Logic
Quick & Easy Breads
Rolling in Dough
Rustic Italian Breads
Tribute to The Great British Baking Show
Tribute to James Beard
Tribute to Tassajara
Whole Grain Breads

Basic Kitchen Skills
Intermediate Kitchen Skills
Advanced Kitchen Skills
Beef Basics & Beyond
Chicken Basics & Beyond
Pasta Basics & Beyond
Filled Italian Pasta, Fillings, & Sauces
Lactose-free Baking & Cooking
Comfort Food Extravaganza

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