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"I happen to believe that you should learn to feed yourself and maybe a few others. ... Instead of shutting down home ec. we should have just expanded it and made everybody take it."
- Anthony Bourdain

Roast Chicken 2 Ways
This class will focus on roast chicken and sides to go with it resulting in a complete dinner including vegetables and a starch. You will learn how to cook chicken two ways: skillet-roasted whole (as per Thomas Keller) and "spatch-cocked" (as per Jocque Pepin).

This class will feature both presentations as well as hands-on cooking in the well-equpped culinary classroom at Conard High School in West Hartford, convenient to I-84 exit 41. We will eat what we cook, so you can skip dinner and come straight from work. Class size will be limited to 20 students, so be sure to sign up early.

• Simple Arugula & Mixed Greens salad with Lemon EVOO
Simple Roast Chicken & Roast Chicken with Mustard Crust
Green Beans seasoned with Garlic & Salt
Wild & Basmati Rice
Chicken Stock or Vegetable Stock (used to cook the rice)
Simple "Cave Man" Drop Biscuits
Bananas Foster

1 session:
• Thursday evening - Apr 4 - 6 to 8:30 PM
   Room 152 @ Conard High School (West Hartford)
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My husband, Hank, took your class and I have really enjoyed all the meals he has prepared. I don't think I have cooked a meal since the course started. I know he enjoyed the classes. And I thank you for turning my husband into a great cook. We really have fun and enjoy our meals.
- Donna D., West Hartford, CT

Don's enthusiasm is contagious. Class activities were always well thought out. You won't believe how much you will learn!
- Harry R., Bloomfield, CT

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Pizza Night

Fresh-made Pasta

Filled Italian Pasta

Classic Sauces

Perfect Roaast Duck