Virtual Cooking Classes

Tired of eating the same go-to dishes all the time? Finding cooking every night during this crazy time daunting? Have a desire to learn about a certain cuisine, diet or kitchen skill? Let me guide your way to buying real food, cooking real meals and eating real well.

Cooking with The Concrete Forager Classes is a complete hospitality experience including curated menu/lesson planning for each individual student based on their wants and needs in their kitchen, printable grocery lists and equipment list for each individual class, safety tips and guidelines throughout the cooking experience and one on one Q&A as we cook together virtually. Classes are open to students of all ages and all abilities. (I am also a certified vendor for self direction participants through your fiscal intermediary) You may sign up for one individual class or sign up on a bi-weekly or weekly fixed schedule. Classes can be catered toward one individual home cook, couples, or small private parties. Contact for more information on larger class sizes and special events.

What I like to tell my students is this is your cooking class, you are the driver and I am your guide. Whatever it may be that you want to learn or feel more comfortable with in the kitchen, I am here to get you there. There is nothing you can't do, having a guiding voice by your side is the way to achieve your kitchen dreams!

THE BEST PART: This class is now completely virtual! So no covid-19 worries here! This also means that I can teach you ANYWHERE YOU ARE, whether you live in the big city or on a rural farm as long as you have access to internet and can use any of the face to face platforms (Zoom, facetime, etc.) and of course a place to cook, you can sign up!

 

Specialties include:

Original from scratch recipes Made with real food and no artificial preservatives or chemicals

Farm to Table Seasonal dining including teaching where your food comes from and how to find the best quality

Specialty Diets including; Vegetarian, Vegan, Clean Eating, Mediterranean, Gluten Free, Keto, and Allergen Free cuisines

American cuisine including mash ups of many traditional fare; Italian, Hispanic, Asian, Indian, Irish, etc.

Call or email to schedule your free consultation by clicking here. Consultations must be scheduled no less than 1 week in advance. 

Available for: One on One's, couples classes, small group classes, private party classes, getting an intimate or holiday dinner on the table, weekly meal prep, baking/cake decorating and more.

 

Fan Favorites:

Chef's Caesar Asparagus

Asparagus, Seasoned Croutons, Parmesan Crisps, Homemade Caesar Dressing

 

Beet Tartare

Endive, Beet, Red wine vinaigrette, Salt cured egg yolk

 

Homemade Bread Baking

Hamburger buns, Dinner Rolls, Sourdough, Artisan Loaves, Naan, Pita, Corn Tortillas, etc.

Radish Butter Crostini

Shaved Radish, Lemon zest, Irish butter, Sea salt, Toasted baguette

Tomato Confit

Homemade ricotta, Garlic, Evoo, Heirloom cherry tomatoes, Toasted Baguette

 

Truffled Parmesan Risotto

Creamy Arborio Rice, White Wine, Parmesan, Crispy Toasted Panko, Summer Truffle Zest

Smokey Rustic Bean and Lentil Stew

Assorted vegetables, White Beans, Lentils, Fire Roasted Tomatoes, Smoked Paprika, Kale, Thyme, Lemon

Seared Flank Steak with Roasted Potatoes and Chimichurri

Marinated Steak, Rainbow baby potatoes, Cilantro, Parsley, Chili flake, Oregano, Red Wine Vinegar, Evoo, Sea Salt

 

Summer corn waffles

Mini sweet corn waffles, Bacon, Cheddar, Smoked Sea Salt, Chives

 

Blackberry Basil Crostini

Prosciutto, Blackberry jam, Grana Padano, Basil, Toasted baguette

 

Chickpea Confit

Slow Cooked Garbanzos, Evoo, Garlic, Shallot, Lemon, Black Pepper, Freshly Baked Warm Bread for dipping

 

Crunchy Celery Salad

Celery, Celery leaves, Medjool dates, Shaved Parmesan, Toasted Pistachio, Lemon Vinaigrette

Asparagus Toast

Roasted Asparagus, Bacon lardons, Creamy Hollandaise, Chives, Toasted Sourdough

 

Onion Focaccia

Freshly Baked Focaccia topped with Pecorino Romano and six varieties of caramelized onion

 

Spring Potato Salad

Baby Yukon Potatoes, Sugar Snap Peas, English Peas, Tarragon, Roasted Garlic, Shallot, Whole Grain Mustard Vinaigrette

 

Fall Ravioli

Pumpkin Ravioli, Browned Butter, White wine, Pecorino Romano, Sage, Toasted Pepitas

 

Sticky Maple Mustard Hot Wings

Crispy Roasted Chicken Wings smothered in homemade Maple Mustard Hot Sauce

Cucumber Watermelon Salad

Cucumber, Watermelon, Crème Fraiche, Nasturtium, Lemon, Sea Salt

 

Roast Beef Carpaccio

Thin Roast Beef, Roasted Grapes, Thyme, Parmesan, Black Radish, Lemon, Black Pepper

 

Prosciutto Pear Panini

Thick Sliced Prosciutto, Manchego, Ripe Pear, Arugula, Grilled Ciabatta

 

Brie and Pear Crostini

French Brie, Bosc pear, Local honey, Walnut, Sea salt, Toasted baguette

 

Roasted Garlic Hummus

Chickpeas, Roasted garlic, Roasted garlic oil, Lemon, Cayenne

Fermentation

Learn about fermentation of bread products, making sauerkraut, or fermenting your own kombucha!

Butchery

How to buy large cuts of meat and break them down into meal sized cuts -- this means you can buy in bulk and save money!

Knife skills

Learn all you need to know about knives, keeping them sharp and how to use them properly

Guess what!

By starting lesson's with me, you'll have an on call chef to help with

any questions or kitchen fails right when you need them.

I am just one text or click away when you are on my student roster.

"People who love to eat are always the best people" - Julia Child

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