Fall Cooking Classes

Picture of a pieUpcoming cooking classes from Eastern Iowa Community Colleges’ Continuing Education Department include a variety of cultures and even an Ethnic Market Trip to Chicago. The hands-on classes are held at the college’s West Davenport Center, 2950 N. Fairmount St., from 6 - 9 p.m. and cost $19 each.

Easy Elegance will dazzle your guests with Oysters Rockefeller, bruschetta, lemon berry tarts and more. Class will be held August 25, course number 138103.

Harvest the Harvestis all about preserving fruits and vegetables from the garden. Class will be held August 28, course number 138267.

Smoked Turkey Breastshows the proper way to brine a smoked turkey to make the juiciest turkey ever. The class will also prepare party potatoes, fresh green beans and apple dumplings for dessert. Class will be held September 3, course number 144107.

Simple Simon Met a Piemanand learned some delicious pie recipes that will tempt any taste bud. Class will be held September 4, course number 143628.

Chinese Dumplings are a popular Chinese food and this class shows how to make them. Class will be held September 8, course number 143589.

Also coming in September is an Ethnic Markets Trip to Chicago on September 9. The chartered bus trip includes a wide mixture of cultures including Greek, Russian, Italian and others. Participants should bring a cell phone and a cooler with ice for taking their purchases home.

The bus departs at 7 a.m. from the Kimberly Center for Alternative Education, 1002 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, returning at approximately 8:30 p.m.  The cost is $79 and the course number is 143141.

For more information or to register for any of these classes call the college’s Registration Center at 563-441-4100 or 1-888-336-3907.