CRANFORD – This summer Union County College’s Division of Continuing Education is offering several new cooking classes taught by personal chef Adrienne Cymbala and professional caterer Jeamesha Stapleton. These hands-on classes are taught in the college’s kitchen and students will have fun tasting their kitchen creations at the end of each class.
In “Four Dinners from One” on Monday June 4, students will make one base meal that then creates the foundation for additional meals for the rest of the week. Starting with roast chicken students will prepare additional dishes including easy Thai green curry with fresh vegetables, chicken quesadillas with mild salsa, and Asian chicken soup with cellophane noodles, spinach and mushrooms. This one-day course cost is $69.
The new “Main-Dish Salads” class will be held on Wednesday June 13. In this course students will learn to prepare light yet filling salads great for spring and summertime meals. Salads will include spring mint Tabbouleh, Turkish chopped salad, and Mexican black bean salad. This one-day course cost is $60.
Additional new classes include “A Culinary Journey Around the World”, with dishes from India, America, Spain, China, and France, begins on June 11. This course cost is $125. The college is also offering “Vegetarian Cooking” beginning on June 7. The course cost is $120.
Each course includes the price of instruction and the food. Class sizes are limited so register early. For full class details see pages 43-44 in the summer brochure located online www.ucc.edu/noncredit or to register call the Continuing Education office at 1-908-709-7600.