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Phillis Carey has been teaching cooking classes throughout Southern California for more than thirty years. Her classes cover a wide range of topics, from basic techniques to holiday feasts, from quick ways with chicken to vegetarian cooking, international and regional cuisines. Her focus is on easy-yet-elegant menus for entertaining with a gourmet accent and a minimum of fuss. Her students remark that she is easy to follow and her recipes are “home-cook” friendly. As a free-lance food writer, Phillis’ articles have appeared in Cook’s Illustrated and Cooking Pleasures magazines. She has also written cover stories for the food section of the San Diego Union-Tribune and has self-published four cookbooks, including her currently available book, Fast And Fabulous Chicken Breasts. A native of California, she resides in Carlsbad…read more.
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“No Cook” Warm Weather Sauces for Grilled Entrees
Tuesday, July 10 at 11:30 am in La Jolla $55
Gazpacho Salsa on Reverse-Grilled Top Sirloin with a Smoked Paprika Rub; Moroccan-Spiced Grilled Chicken Breasts with Green Harissa; Fresh Summer Tomato Sauce with Grilled Garlic Shrimp, Basil, Kalamata Olives and Feta; Grilled Salmon Fillets with Sweet Mustard Sauce on Sautéed Spicy Spinach; Fresh Raspberry Panna Cotta.
Summery Low Carb Cooking
Tuesday, July 24 at 6 pm in La Jolla $55
Bacon Wrapped Avocado Fries with Lemon-Pepper Ranch Dressing; Tequila Marinated Skirt Steak Carne Asada Tacos with Cheese Wafer “Tortillas”; Zucchini Noodles with Creamy Avocado Pesto, Chicken, Black Olives and Heirloom Tomatoes With Cheesy Garlic Flatbread; Lemon Butter-Basted Salmon with Dill Beurre Blanc; Addictive Chocolate Chip Walnut Meringue Cookies.
Summer Chicken Hot Off the Grill
Tuesday, July 31 at 11:30 am in La Jolla $55
Strawberry, Bacon and Grilled Chicken Salad with a Ginger-Orange Dressing, Pecans and Goat Cheese; Grilled Salsa Verde Chicken Breasts with Creamy Black Beans; Indian-Spiced Yogurt Marinated Grilled Chicken Thighs with Mango Raita; Buffalo-Style Grilled Chicken Tenders with Blue Cheese Sauce and Cooling Watermelon and Jicama Salad with a Citrus Dressing; Fresh Raspberry Ricotta Cake.
Fresh Summer Cooking
Tuesday, August 7 at 11:30 am in La Jolla $55
Grilled Eggplant and Tomato Parmesan with Fresh Basil and Fontina; Bacon and Fresh Tomato Tart with Cheddar Topping and a Buttery Crust; Lemony Brined Chicken Breasts with Fresh Tarragon Blackberry Relish; Cowboy Shrimp, Pinto Beans and Bacon on Fresh Corn Grits; Cinnamon Sugar Cheesecake Quesadillas with Strawberry Sauce.
Labor Day Party Time
Tuesday, August 14 at 6 pm in La Jolla $55
Watermelon Sangria with Blueberry Float; Cheesy Shrimp Garlic Bread; Greek Marinated Grilled Skirt Steak with Garlic Yogurt Sauce; BLT Salad with Grilled Corn and Buttermilk Parmesan Dressing; Grilled Potato Salad with Red Onion-Parsley Vinaigrette Topped with Salt and Vinegar Chips; Coconut Cream Chocolate Ice Box Cake with Almonds.
Country Cooking Around the USA
Tuesday, August 21 at 11:30 am in La Jolla $55
Tex-Mex Rubbed Flank Steak with Chili Lime Cowboy Caviar and Crunchy Fritos; Grilled Chicken Breasts with Alabama White BBQ Sauce; Maine Blueberry Pinot Noir BBQ Sauced Pork Tenderloin; Kansas City Baby Back Ribs with a Brown Sugar Rub and Smoky BBQ Sauce; St. Louis Chocolate Gooey Butter Cake.
Autumn in Wine Country
Tuesday, September 11 at 11:30 am in La Jolla $55
Sparkling Amaretto Sours; Puff Pastries with Seared Pears, Prosciutto, Arugula and Blue Cheese; Filet Mignon with Buttery Horseradish Mustard Sauce with Green Beans with Caramelized Onions and Mushrooms; Fennel Crusted Salmon with Pinot Noir Sauce with Goat Cheese Potato Mash; Toasted Almond Torte with Fresh Plum Compote.
Fast Everynight Fall Cooking
Tuesday, September 18 at 11:30 am in La Jolla $55
Caprese Baked Fanfare Chicken Breasts with Balsamic Glaze; Prosciutto Wrapped Salmon with Roasted Corn and Arugula Toss with Honey Mustard Dressing; Marinated Pork Tenderloin with Smoky Apricot-Soy Glaze and Roasted Sesame Baby Broccoli; Tortillas Crusted Southwestern Salsa Chicken with Lime and Hot Pepper Cheese; Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting.
Quick Meals Using Rotisserie Chicken
Tuesday, September 25 at 11:30 am in La Jolla $55
Green Goddess Panzanella Chicken Salad with Celery, Roasted Red Peppers and Olives; Quick Mole Chicken Enchiladas with Sour Cream, Scallions and Cotija Cheese; BBQ Chicken Calzone with Smoked Gouda, Red Onions and Cilantro; Quick Southwestern Chicken and Black Bean Stew with Frito and Crema Toppings; Carrot Cake Blondies with Cheesecake Swirl.
Cruising the Mediterranean
Tuesday, October 2 at 11:30 am in La Jolla $55
Spanish Shrimp with Garlic, Sherry and Crusty Bread; Quick Sausage Cassoulet with White Beans and Herbes de Provence; Spatchcocked Roasted Chicken with Chermoula Sauce and Warm Lentil Salad with Grapes, Pistachio Nuts and Mint; Sicilian Steak with Salmoriglio Sauce/Marinade and Orange and Red Onion Spinach Salad with Castevetrano Olives; Caprese Chocolate Almond Torta with Almond-Scented Cream.