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What’s for dinner? If you were given a piece of meat, could you make dinner? This challenge is often seen on television, but you never know what tricks are played to achieve a winner. At a live event, anything can happen! An extraordinary competition took place last Monday night at Kitchen Conservatory that showcased five […]

200 brand-new cooking classes are now available! Browse through our schedule online and register for a delicious cooking adventure. Taste some of the cuisines we’re cooking: Brazilian, Chinese, Cuban, French, Greek, Indian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Mexican, Moroccan, Persian, Portuguese, Southern, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese — plus lots of baking, candy, chocolate, and decorating classes. We […]

Two new cooking classes are now available at Kitchen Conservatory in October: “My Favorite Pies” on Sunday, October 9 from 12:30 to 3:30 pm focuses on learning how to make the flakiest and best pie crust with the most popular fillings: apple, cherry, lemon meringue, and maple custard. The secrets to perfect pie dough that […]

Ray writes, “The soubise. I love it!” The recipe for this French-style risotto is here: Soubise. Betsy writes, “Mine is from the Novel Cuisine class with Appetite for America: the cauliflower recipe from the chefs at Union Station. It’s the go-to dish for potlucks. Everyone raves about it!” Thanks, Betsy, here it is: St. Louis […]

Adding a smoky flavor to foods can make a dish memorable. Today’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch Let’s Eat features a salad dressing made with smoked onions. Of course, you could just eat the smoked onions by themselves as they are a wonderful condiment. Their Caesar salad dressing recipe calls for pureeing the smoked onions with mayonnaise. […]

Our new cooking class schedule is our best ever! This fabulous agenda offers 200 delicious cooking classes! The variety of food is so exciting. You must read the newsletter to laugh at all of Ruth Sparrow’s clever titles. Please welcome these new chefs to our kitchens: Wil Pelly the sous-chef of Sanctuaria, goes Cuban on […]

Everyone loves to cook when the weather is cold! Many of our most popular cooking classes are sold out, but these classes still have space available and should not be missed: Sunday, January 30: Matt Herren, an extraordinary bread baker who uses natural leavening will share the secrets of his artisanal breads in a very […]

Mark Sanfilippo, chef-owner of Salume Beddu and a teacher at Kitchen Conservatory, is pictured in a front page article in today’s Wall Street Journal. Mark cures pork using traditional Italian methods. He makes soppressata, coppa, pancetta, spicy and sweet sausages, guanciale, and salami. His small-batch production usually sells out, but you can taste his creations in several cooking […]

Our Winter 2010 cooking class schedule is now available online with 150 new classes! Please welcome these new chef-instructors: Lauren DeSantis, who has a cooking show on TV in Washington called “Capitol Cooking,” will cook with wine on December 22. Chuck Friedhoff of Persimmon Woods Country Club is making his well-known and delicious pierogis on January […]

Anne, I just wanted to let you know that Mark and I had a really good time in the cooking classes. We have continued to try new things and it has made a lasting impact on us. Our daughter had H1N1 and Mark made a stuffed chicken, mashed potatoes and cobbler to leave on her […]