The Cooking Lessons are demos of preparing one food or a group of foods.  They occur approximately once a week and are held in the Community Center kitchen.  They are open to anyone in Uhills on a first-come first-serve basis.

August 4, 2011 –  Melissa Jones – Summer Garden Menu

Make the most of your summer garden (or your neighborhood Trader Joe's)!

  • Grilled Lemon Chicken
  • Stuffed Zucchini
  • Cucumber and Tomato Salad

August 11, 2011 – Annie Kirkby – Pressure Cooker cooking

Love slow-cooked food but never have the time to prepare it?  Then a pressure cooker is for you.  We'll make Osso Bucco (Braised Veal Shanks) from start to melt-in-your-mouth finish in just 45 minutes.  While it cooks, we'll make and eat two unique and tasty appetizers.

August 17, 2011 – Linda & Albert Zlotnik – Adobo sauce

They will be making a Mexican dish called adobo. This is a sauce in which one can cook pork and summer squash.

August 25, 2011 –  Taylor Wright – fruit pie

Taylor Wright, a professional pastry cook, will describe and provide samples of 4 different kinds of pie crust and will make a fruit pie from scratch.

August 31, 2011 – Sophie Wickramasinghe & Dominique Jorion – Mediterranean Vegetarian Fare: Delicious and Nutritious

  • TABOULI – a refreshing salad made with wholewheat couscous, lots of fresh herbs, lemon juice, tomatoes and cucumbers,  from North Africa.
  • FALAFEL – a super-food alternative to meat – a mix of garbanzo beans and various goodies. This will be accompanied by a tahini sauce. An Israeli staple and a  healthy snack for kids and adults! 
  • TZATZIKI DIP – A Greek favorite made with yogurt and cucumbers, a great dip delicious with lavash and pita breads. 

November 16, 2011 – Jeffrey Beckwith – Pumpkin Pies & Pie Crust

November 29, 2011 – Dr. Huaxu Liu – Chinese Cooking recipes 

Photos from the class

  • Black Fungus salad
  • Coca-Cola® Chicken Wings