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Cooking Basics — Six Part Series

Market District

Sunday, February 9, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EST)

Cooking Basics — Six Part Series

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Cooking School Basics- Six Part Series

Hands-On with Our Cooking School Staff

Sundays, February 9 - March 16, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.



February 9 — Knife Skills & Basic Vegetable Cookery

Learn introductory knife skills, how to use and care for your knives and how to cut basic items. Then make delicious recipes using the skills you’ve learned! Exercises include dicing, mincing, slicing and several vegetable cuts.


February 16 — Stocks & Soups

Learn stock-making basics for beef, chicken and vegetables, and then make a purée, a broth and a stew. Learn why we roast some bones and not others, why we call the stock a fond and why some stocks cook for hours and others for only one.


February 23 — Sauces

Learn to prepare basic hot and cold sauces, understanding thickeners and when to use them. All of the “Mother Sauces” will be included, along with a few exciting derivatives.


March 2 — Meat & Poultry Techniques

Learn basic preparation and cooking methods for beef and poultry. Learn the basics of sautéing, pan-frying and roasting, as well as how to truss a chicken and tie a roast.


March 9 — Seafood Cooking Techniques

Learn to cook several types of fish and shellfish using basic techniques that you can build on. Sauté, pan-fry and poach.


March 16 — Baking Basics

Build a solid foundation for baking as you learn to make items including meringue, custards, pound cake, pâte à choux and pie dough.





If you prefer to pay with cash or gift cards, please visit the Cooking School upstairs at the Robinson Market District. The Cooking School staff will confirm if seats are available for this class, and you will pay at the registers. After you have paid, bring your receipt back to the Cooking School immediately to reserve your seat in the class.

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Robinson Market District
100 Settlers Ridge Center Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Sunday, February 9, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EST)

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