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Cooking Classes

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges’ Continuing Education Department offers a variety of cooking classes. Most classes take place at the college’s West Davenport Center, 2950 N. Fairmount St. Cost for most of the hands-on classes is $24. Take a virtual tour of the West Davenport Center to see the cooking lab. Below is a list of the upcoming cooking classes available. Classes are from 6 - 9 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Register online or call the college’s Registration Center at 563-441-4100 or 1-888-336-3907.

March

POWER WOKING

Learn to use this versatile Chinese cooking pan and make fun Oriental dishes.

Wednesday, March 29  
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BAGELS & CREAM CHEESE

Nothing is better than a toasty warm bagel and cream cheese. We will bake a variety of bagels and make homemade cream cheese for your weekend breakfast.

Thursday, March 30  
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April

LOVE CREME BRULEE

Learn how to make a Cream Brulee cake that will have your family and guests coming back for more.(Please bring a container for leftovers)

Monday, April 3  
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IF YOU KNEW SUSHI IS BACK AGAIN

Have fun making sushi; we promise that by the end of the class you will be rocking and rolling.

Tuesday, April 4  
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CRACKERS

Crackers .....Have you ever thought of making crackers yourself? Let's take this store bought staple and create simple crackers to snack on. We will start out making delicious graham crackers and move to savory delights. Now, who will bring the cheese spread?

Wednesday, April 5  
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PIZZA!! PIZZA!

Nothing is better than a great healthy pizza. We will be making gourmet pizza, using herb and whole wheat flour crusts. And you can make fresh mozzarella cheese in your own kitchen using ingredients right from the grocery store. I'll demonstrate and show you techniques and tips that I have learned. Only equipment you need is a colander and a thermometer! We will finish off that hot and delicious pizza while discussing making your own sauces and different toppings you can use. And yes, I will talk with my mouth full!!!!

Thursday, April 6  
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HEAVY HORS D'OEUVRES

Appetizers for a few or a crowd - Crab Cakes, Potato Skins, Buffalo Shrimp, and Bacon Wrapped Chicken.

Monday, April 10  
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MASTER A CAKE ROLL

Ever wonder how to make a cake roll, this class is for you! Learn the tips and tricks of cake rolls and a variety of ways to fill and decorate this versatile dessert! Please bring a container for leftovers.

Tuesday, April 11  
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CHOUX PASTRY SURPRISES

Nothing is better than a great cream puff but let's go beyond the basics to get both sweet and savory treats.

Wednesday, April 12  
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CHICKEN

Lots of uses! Prepare a variety of entrees.

Tuesday, April 12  
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GIVE ME FIVE MINUTES A DAY....

Want to bake your own bread but you think you don't have the time? I will share the wonders of the "Artisan Bread in 5 minutes a Day". We will be making many different baked items out of one dough. You must bring a 5-6 qts plastic storage container with lid.......... an ice cream bucket is perfect! You will want to take this dough home!!!

Thursday, April 13  
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FUN WITH PHYLLO

Bring in the dough - Recipes for each course, from appetizer through dessert. Please bring a container for leftovers.

Monday, April 17  
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THAI ONE ON

Explore Thai cooking, exotic and tasty.

Tuesday, April 18  
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GREEN CLEAN

Trying to live a greener lifestyle? Let's start with easy homemade cleaning products that will take minutes to make. From laundry soap to bathroom cleaner, making your own cleaning products is easier than you would think!

Wednesday, April 19
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CANNING 101

Have you ever wanted to learn how to can? We will go into the do's and don'ts of canning so you can preserve nutritious, local food safely. We will discuss boiling water baths, pressure canning, jars, lids and all sorts of equipment. Bring your questions .... and who knows, you may take something special home with you!

Thursday, April 20
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TUIILES FORTUNE COOKIES

Learn the art of making and forming this thin pastry cookie into fun fortune cookies. Please bring a container for leftovers.

Monday, April 24
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SUPER SOUFFLES

Learn how to make these tasty French dishes.

Tuesday, April 25
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PHO ALL SEASONS

Learn how to make Pho and other Vietnamese dishes.

Wednesday, April 26
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CHICKENS IN YOUR BACKYARD

Ever want really fresh eggs? We will discuss raising chickens in your backyard. Learn about different breeds, where and how to buy chicks, different types of coops and egg safety. Wear your garden clothes as we will be handling chicks and mature hens. We will also be going over city ordinances about raising hens. Cost:$24

Wednesday, April 26
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HOMEMADE ICE CREAM & TOPPINGS

Nothing taste better on a warm summer day than homemade ice cream. We will be making a variety of toppings to take home to your family. But the ice cream ..... that's just for you!

Thursday, April 27
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