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Chef Amy's Classes

FULL - Pacific NW Japanese Favorites - Thurs PM

$4999

with Amy Church

Calendar Mar 12, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Something rather unique to the food culture of the Pacific Northwest is the prevalence of teriyaki and yakisoba on the menus of little diners and food carts around the region. Thanks to a rich heritage of Japanese and Korean immigrants to Seattle and southward through Tacoma and Portland to our area, we have been lucky to enjoy these tasty dishes for decades now. 

Would you love to learn quick, fresh versions of these dishes to make at home? In this class, Chef Amy will prepare the juiciest, most flavorful Teriyaki Chicken Thighs you've ever tried, using a lighter Japanese-style base. We'll skip the rice and serve the chicken with a flavor-packed Sweet Sesame Winter Salad. Then you'll enjoy wok-tossed Rainbow Veggie Yakisoba Noodles full of healthy veggies in a wonderful sweet-savory-spicy sauce. We'll finish with Japanese sweets. These are quick recipes, packed with flavor and perfect for weeknight family meals. Don't miss this class!

Full Course

Pacific NW Japanese Favorites - Tues PM

$4999

with Amy Church

Calendar Mar 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Something rather unique to the food culture of the Pacific Northwest is the prevalence of teriyaki and yakisoba on the menus of little diners and food carts around the region. Thanks to a rich heritage of Japanese and Korean immigrants to Seattle and southward through Tacoma and Portland to our area, we have been lucky to enjoy these tasty dishes for decades now. 

Would you love to learn quick, fresh versions of these dishes to make at home? In this class, Chef Amy will prepare the juiciest, most flavorful Teriyaki Chicken Thighs you've ever tried, using a lighter Japanese-style base. We'll skip the rice and serve the chicken with a flavor-packed Sweet Sesame Winter Salad. Then you'll enjoy wok-tossed Rainbow Veggie Yakisoba Noodles full of healthy veggies in a wonderful sweet-savory-spicy sauce. We'll finish with Japanese sweets. These are quick recipes, packed with flavor and perfect for weeknight family meals. Don't miss this class!

Will run

Kitchen Basics: Advanced Knife Skills - Thurs PM

$4999

with Amy Church

Calendar Mar 26, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Kitchen Basics Class (This class is a repeat of a fundamentals class which has been offered in the past. Please email Amy at info@salemcooks.com if you are unsure whether you've taken this class.)

If you’ve already taken our Basic Knife Skills Class and are ready to learn more, check out this hands-on class. We'll start with a quick review of the chopping, slicing, dicing, and julienne techniques taught in the beginning class. Then we'll progress with more advanced techniques including the contour cut for peeling items such as melon and citrus; using the knife tip to quickly and thinly slice delicate foods such as mushrooms; the drag cut for wet foods; cutting up pineapple and peppers; plus, a fun tomato garnish! The class will end with demonstrations of how to easily truss a whole chicken for roasting; how to properly cut up a whole chicken into parts; and how to remove the skin from a whole fish fillet.

PLEASE NOTE: Knives are provided for use during this class. You are welcome to bring your own knife as well if you wish, but we promise ours will be sharper! Please also bring an apron if you wish to wear one.

ALSO: The chicken and fish segments at the end of this class are demonstration only. However, if you'd like to bring your own whole chicken and/or side of salmon, you are welcome to do so and follow along with Chef Amy. Please remember to bring a container to take home your chicken pieces and/or salmon fillet. Thanks!

**Class attendees will receive a special $15 discount card towards their choice of Wüsthof German-made cutlery. 

Zavor Multicooker Magic: Southern BBQ - Tues AM

$4999

with Amy Church

Calendar Apr 14, 2020 at 11 am

Do you own a multicooker and feel like you haven't been using it to its full potential? Or, interested in learning more about multicookers before you buy?

In this class, Chef Amy will be cooking a hearty meal featuring the bold flavors of Southern BBQ, right in her Zavor multicookers. She'll utilize the cookers to create tangy, saucy BBQ Baby Back Ribs; a creamy and comforting Macaroni & Cheese; and a flavorful pot of Collard Greens with Bacon. The meal with finish with Amy's Butterscotch Pudding.

**You'll go home with a complimentary copy of the America's Test Kitchen Pressure Cooker Perfection cookbook and a coupon from WVKC for $10 off a Zavor multicooker.

FULL - Zavor Multicooker Magic: Southern BBQ - Tues PM

$4999

with Amy Church

Calendar Apr 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Do you own a multicooker and feel like you haven't been using it to its full potential? Or, interested in learning more about multicookers before you buy?

In this class, Chef Amy will be cooking a hearty meal featuring the bold flavors of Southern BBQ, right in her Zavor multicookers. She'll utilize the cookers to create tangy, saucy BBQ Baby Back Ribs; a creamy and comforting Macaroni & Cheese; and a flavorful pot of Collard Greens with Bacon. The meal with finish with Amy's Butterscotch Pudding.

**You'll go home with a complimentary copy of the America's Test Kitchen Pressure Cooker Perfection cookbook and a coupon from WVKC for $10 off a Zavor multicooker.

Full Course

FULL - Zavor Multicooker Magic: Southern BBQ - Thurs AM

$4999

with Amy Church

Calendar Apr 16, 2020 at 11 am

Do you own a multicooker and feel like you haven't been using it to its full potential? Or, interested in learning more about multicookers before you buy?

In this class, Chef Amy will be cooking a hearty meal featuring the bold flavors of Southern BBQ, right in her Zavor multicookers. She'll utilize the cookers to create tangy, saucy BBQ Baby Back Ribs; a creamy and comforting Macaroni & Cheese; and a flavorful pot of Collard Greens with Bacon. The meal with finish with Amy's Butterscotch Pudding.

**You'll go home with a complimentary copy of the America's Test Kitchen Pressure Cooker Perfection cookbook and a coupon from WVKC for $10 off a Zavor multicooker.

Full Course

FULL - Zavor Multicooker Magic: Southern BBQ - Thurs PM

$4999

with Amy Church

Calendar Apr 16, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Do you own a multicooker and feel like you haven't been using it to its full potential? Or, interested in learning more about multicookers before you buy?

In this class, Chef Amy will be cooking a hearty meal featuring the bold flavors of Southern BBQ, right in her Zavor multicookers. She'll utilize the cookers to create tangy, saucy BBQ Baby Back Ribs; a creamy and comforting Macaroni & Cheese; and a flavorful pot of Collard Greens with Bacon. The meal with finish with Amy's Butterscotch Pudding.

**You'll go home with a complimentary copy of the America's Test Kitchen Pressure Cooker Perfection cookbook and a coupon from WVKC for $10 off a Zavor multicooker.

Full Course

FULL - Zavor Multicooker Magic: Southern BBQ - Tues PM

$4999

with Amy Church

Calendar Apr 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Do you own a multicooker and feel like you haven't been using it to its full potential? Or, interested in learning more about multicookers before you buy?

In this class, Chef Amy will be cooking a hearty meal featuring the bold flavors of Southern BBQ, right in her Zavor multicookers. She'll utilize the cookers to create tangy, saucy BBQ Baby Back Ribs; a creamy and comforting Macaroni & Cheese; and a flavorful pot of Collard Greens with Bacon. The meal with finish with Amy's Butterscotch Pudding.

**You'll go home with a complimentary copy of the America's Test Kitchen Pressure Cooker Perfection cookbook and a coupon from WVKC for $10 off a Zavor multicooker.

Full Course




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