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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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Tuesday, March 27 at 11:30 am in La Jolla $55
Blackberry Vodka Spritz;
French Caramelized Onion Puff Pastry Cups;
Smoked Paprika Prawns with Mango Chimichurrri;
Crispy Prosciutto Cups Filled with Egg Salad;
Smoked Salmon, Dill and Caper Torta with Buttered Toasts;
Parmesan Asparagus Roll-Ups with Bacon Cream Cheese Filling.
Tuesday, April 10 at 11:30 am in La Jolla $55
Sage and Pecan Crusted Pork Cutlets with Blackberry Drizzle and
Smoked Gouda Grits and Haricot Verts; Chicken Breasts with Asparagus, Mushrooms and Cherry Tomatoes in a Boursin Cheese Sauce with Orzo;
Pepper Crusted Steaks with a Strawberry Zinfandel Sauce and Orange Mustard Aioli with Apple Spinach Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette;
Blueberry Cheesecake Galette.
MORE LOW CARB COOKING
Tuesday, April 24 at 11:30 am in La Jolla $55
Caprese Zoodle Salad with Fresh Mozzarella, Cherry Tomatoes, Basil and Salami Crisps:
Spaghetti Squash Lasagna with Sausage Sauce and Spinach Ricotta Cheese;
Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Spinach;
Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese with Bacon;
Cream Cheese Crepes with Strawberries, Crème Fraiche and Shaved Chocolate.
CALIFORNIA CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION
Tuesday, May 1 at 11:30 am in La Jolla $55
Fresh Strawberry Margaritas; Mexican Street Corn Dip with Blue Corn Tortilla Chips;
Triple Layer BBQ Chicken Quesadilla Wedges on Chopped Romaine with
Pico De Gallo and Chipotle Ranch Dressing;
Southwestern Rubbed Skirt Steak with Roasted Chilies and Tomatoes on
Cheese Grits with Black Bean Sauce;
Mayan Chocolate Pudding with Whipped Cream.
MAY MASH-UPS—the art of combining two traditional dishes into one!
Tuesday, May 8 at 11:30 am in La Jolla $55
Caprese Quesadillas with Prosciutto, Basil, Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, Pesto Topping and Parmesan Crust:
Smoked Salmon Dutch Baby with Dilly Crème Fraiche and Pickled Onions and Capers;
French Onion Soup Burger with Gruyere, Arugula and Mustard-Crusted English Muffins;
Mexican Chicken Lasagna with Pasta, Peppers, Salsa and Two Cheeses;
Carrot Cake Cheesecake with Pineapple Cream Cheese Frosting.
Tuesday, May 15 at 11:30 am in La Jolla $55
New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp with Crusty Bread;
Italian Shrimp and Grits with Pancetta, Roasted Peppers and Capers;
Greek Shrimp Saganaki with Tomatoes, Fresh Dill, Kalamata Olives and Feta;
Asian Shrimp Risotto with Snap Peas, Carrots, Baby Bok Choy and Sesame Seeds;
Strawberry Scone Shortcake with Fresh Blueberries and Cream.
MARVELOUS MAY ENTREES
Tuesday, May 22 at 11:30 am in La Jolla $55
Orange Miso Glazed Broiled Salmon with Sesame Seeds and Scallions;
Fresh Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Parmesan with Fresh Basil;
Peanut Crusted Spicy Glazed Pork Tenderloin with Hunan Sauce;
Grilled Flank Steak and Onions with Ancho Chili Rub and Onion Blossom Horseradish Sauce;
Chocolate Chip Salted Caramel Cookie Torte with Vanilla Ice Cream.
TAKE A TRIP TO THE SPICE SHOP—ZEST UP YOUR COOKING
Tuesday, June 12 at 11:30 am in La Jolla $55
Ras El Hanout Spiced and Grilled Chicken with Tfaya (Caramelized Onions and Raisins) on Almond Couscous;
Piri Piri Prawns with Portuguese Tomato and Bacon Rice;
Shichimi Togarashi Spiced Miso Honey Salmon with Wasabi Ginger Aioli;
Garam Masala Spiced Chana (Chickpea) Curry with Coconut Milk;
Frosted Chai-Spiced Snickerdoodle Cookies.
SUMMER SALAD SUPPERS
Tuesday, June 19 at 11:30 am in La Jolla $55
Vietnamese Shrimp and Rice Noodle Salad with Cucumbers, Carrots, Bean Sprouts, Fresh Herbs and Peanut Dressing;
Southwestern Chili-Lime Rubbed Chicken Romaine Salad with Black Beans, Avocado Salsa
Dressing and Mexican Street Corn Salad;
Smoky Salmon and BLT Salad with Tomatoes, Avocado, Bacony Croutons and
Creamy Lemon Dressing; Key Lime Pie Bars with Gingersnap Crust.