Cottage Cooking Class Schedule

Here’s our schedule for the next few weeks. We also welcome your suggestions.  If you’d like to learn how to do something, and don’t see it here, call or email us and we’ll customize a menu and date just for you.  In the meantime, come cook and eat with us on one of the following evenings. Remember- BYOB! All classes start at 6 p.m. and go till about 8:30 (unless otherwise noted). Classes are $75 pp.

SOLD OUT! June 28: Southern Seasons. Start with cheese biscuits and scallion butter followed by bourbon pecan chicken and sweet potato mash with ginger. Top it off with homemade banana pudding. See y’all soon!

June 30: Thrill of the grill. This class will be held outside (weather permitting). If it rains, the menu will be altered a bit and done inside. Start with grilled stuffed portabello mushrooms and then pick from your choice of chicken sate with ponzu sauce or Korean-style burgers. Both will be served with a side of peanut ginger Asian slaw. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a grilled pineapple sundae and coconut ice cream.

July 1:  Picnic Fun. Learn how to make your very own picnic basket out of a tomato! Fun for kids too! We’ll stuff it with a tasty shrimp salad and homemade vinaigrette and mayo. Follow this up with a cold trout with garlic aioli and satisfy your sweet tooth with a mango sorbet.

July 5: Cooking with beer. Asheville is a mecca of breweries and we’ll showcase different ways to cook with beer. Start with Swiss Beer Bread and then make some Belgian-style meatballs with a beer mustard sauce. Dessert? Chocolate Porter Mousse cups. Cheers!

July 7: Sassy Sushi: Enjoy an anti-oxidant fighting Asian slaw followed by spicy tuna and California rolls. Easy coconut ice cream with lime zest for dessert – no ice cream maker needed!

2 spots available. July 9: An elegant evening out. Start with brie in puff pastry and local raspberry jam. Then try your hand at salmon en papilotte with a tangy dill sauce, baby new potatoes, asparagus with lemon vinaigrette and creme brulee.

2 spots available. July 14: A Vegan Venue.  Mix up a little white bean dip followed by a strawberry and avocado caprese salad. Next, enjoy a comforting Vietnamese Pho. End it all by satisfying your sweet tooth with Mexican chocolate black bean brownies.

July 20:  Taste of Italy. Start with  baked clams oreganata and then indulge in a savory chicken marsala with a side of pesto potatoes. Dessert? Cannolis of course!

July 22: Cooking with beer. Asheville is a mecca of breweries and we’ll showcase different ways to cook with beer. Start with Swiss Beer Bread and then make some Belgian-style meatballs with a beer mustard sauce served over wilted spinach and bacon. Dessert? Chocolate Guinness Mousse cups. Cheers!

2 spots available. July 29: “Thai” One On! We love thai! Start with yummy spring rolls and then enjoy a takeout favorite – red curry shrimp soup. End with a zesty lemon meyer mousse.

August 4: Southern Seasons. Start with cheese biscuits and scallion butter followed by bourbon pecan chicken and sweet potato mash with ginger. Top it off with homemade banana pudding. See y’all soon!

August 8: Thrill of the grill. This class will be held outside (weather permitting). If it rains, the menu will be altered a bit and done inside. Start with grilled stuffed portabello mushrooms and then pick from your choice of chicken sate with ponzu sauce or Korean-style burgers. Both will be served with a side of peanut ginger Asian slaw. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a grilled pineapple sundae and coconut ice cream.

2 spots available. August 12: Veggie Lovers. Start with a delicious Asian slaw in peanut dressing and then enjoy some broccoli and cheddar quinoa cakes with honey mustard drizzle and a side of asparagus in lemon vinaigrette. End it all with lemon mousse for dessert. You’ll learn how to make your own lemon curd too.

August 18: An elegant evening out. Start with brie in puff pastry and local raspberry jam. Then try your hand at salmon en papilotte with a tangy dill sauce, baby new potatoes, asparagus with lemon vinaigrette and creme brulee.

August 22: Magic of India. We’ll make easy samosas, fry up some papadums and then mix up a tasty chicken tikka masala. Cool off your tastebuds with a mango lassi for dessert.

Cottage Cooking is closed for vacation from August 24 through September 5. 

September 8: Thrill of the grill. This class will be held outside (weather permitting). If it rains, the menu will be altered a bit and done inside. Start with grilled stuffed portabello mushrooms and then pick from your choice of chicken sate with ponzu sauce or Korean-style burgers. Both will be served with a side of peanut ginger Asian slaw. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a grilled pineapple sundae and coconut ice cream.

September 14: Veggie Lovers. Start with a delicious Asian slaw in peanut dressing and then enjoy some broccoli and cheddar quinoa cakes with honey mustard drizzle and a side of asparagus in lemon vinaigrette. End it all with lemon mousse for dessert. You’ll learn how to make your own lemon curd too.

September 18: Magic of India. We’ll make easy samosas, fry up some papadums and then mix up a tasty chicken tikka masala. Cool off your tastebuds with a mango lassi for dessert.

September 22: The Takeout Alternative. Tastier and healthier than the takeout version… you’ll start with wonton soup, enjoy some chicken lettuce wraps and Coconut baked Panko shrimp. Finish is all off with a pineapple coconut smoothie for dessert.

September 29: Puff Pastry Pleaser. Start with portobello stuffed mushrooms and then have fun with puff pastry – chicken, spinach and asiago wrapped in pastry with a port wine reduction and an easy apple tart for dessert.

Just for dog lovers!! We also offer a dog treat class. We’ll make carrot cupcakes, Frosty Paws (doggie ice cream) and some peanut butter biscuits too. People treats will be served also! Go home with goody bags that will make Fido flip! We need at least three people to offer this class, so get some friends together and give us a call. This class is $35.

All classes start at $75 pp. Children 12 and under are $35. Class size is limited to a minimum of two and a maximum of 4.  Larger groups can be accommodated off site for a cost of $90 per person. Payment can be made via check or cash or credit via Pay Pal. Once you book a class with us, we will send you a Pay Pal invoice so you can reserve your spot. Call or email to book your class today! Gift certificates are available upon request too. Valid for one year from date of purchase. We can no longer accept expired gift certificates. 

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