A TK COOKING CLASS IS A GREAT WAY TO SPEND AN AFTERNOON OR EVENING!

Want to spice up your next date night? Looking for something unique to do in Evansville with your girlfriends or want to make new friends? Thyme in the Kitchen cooking classes are an excellent choice for your next outing!

Continue to watch for updates or sign-up for our monthly cooking class email! Stop by Evansville’s west side to experience the food and fun we offer at Thyme in the Kitchen.

We look forward to spending Thyme with you in our kitchen! All classes will last two to two and a half hours unless otherwise specified on the schedule.

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  • Baby It’s Cold Outside

    Saturday, January 20
    Baby It’s Cold Outside           
    Time: 1:00p
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: Patti McCrory, Professor Emeritus, University of Evansville

    It may be cold outside, but it will be a warm afternoon in our kitchen…so there’s no need to scurry (please don’t hurry). Join Patti as she shares wonderful comforting foods and culinary enthusiasm.

    Menu: baked brie encased in filo with fruit, spinach salad with warm mushrooms, minestrone soup, strawberry fool, and bread pudding with a twist

  • Lunch and Learn – Fast Fresh Mex

    Monday, January 22
    Lunch and Learn – Fast Fresh Mex
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    You don’t have to go out to have fabulous Mexican food. Chef Aimee will show us how to make it fast and fresh in our own kitchen!

    Menu: the best Mexican rice, chicken enchilada pie and Mexican slaw

  • Kids Class – Upside Down Day! (recommended ages 8+ years old)

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    Tuesday, January 23
    Kids Class – Upside Down Day! (recommended ages 8+ years old)
    Time: 4:00p to 5:30p
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: Holly Duncan with Culinary Innovations

    Breakfast is the best meal of the day! Kids will be making art with pancakes and other amazing fabulous foods! Turn your day upside down with this fun class.

    Menu: make your own sausage, pancake art pancakes and snowman dessert

    Note: Thyme in the Kitchen highly recommends leaving your children in our excellent care during this class. The kids seem to be a little more at ease when they are left on their own to interact with our chef and create these wonderful dishes.

  • Girls Night Out – Winter Wonderland

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    Thursday, January 18
    Girls Night Out – Winter Wonderland
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $45/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations

    Warm your bones with a night of fun cocktails, great company and tons of laughter. Sampling of winter wonderland cocktail included, as well as limited cash bar.

    Menu: Winter wonderland cocktail, Italian stuffed flank steak, asparagus gratin, garlic parmesan orzo, and strawberry cheesecake trifle

  • Lunch and Learn – Delicious and Detoxing

    Friday, January 19
    Lunch and Learn – Delicious and Detoxing
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: Sherry Parker, Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach

    Instead of starving your body for cleansing, let Sherry show how you can detox by eating. Today’s lunch includes foods that have great detoxing and cleaning benefits for the body.

    Menu: Butternut squash and warm kale salad, cauliflower soup, and wholesome salted caramel brownies

  • Date Night – The 5B’s – Burgers, Beer, Bacon, Brats and Bourbon

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    Friday, January 19
    Date Night – The 5B’s – Burgers, Beer, Bacon, Brats and Bourbon
    Time: $5:30p
    Cost: $120/couple
    Chef: Holly Duncan with Culinary Innovations

    Never realized all our favorite Friday foods begin with the letter B! If these are your favorites, then this is the place to BE! Everything is better with bacon, bourbon and beer…especially burgers and brats! Beer samplings included. Anyone would BE happy to BE here for the B foods!

    Limited cash bar.

    Menu: Korean burger with homemade kimchi, bourbon mushroom burger, bacon brats, beer pairings, loaded bacon Brussels sprouts, and bourbon bananas foster

  • Lunch and Learn – Whole Grain Train

    Tuesday, January 23
    Lunch and Learn – Whole Grain Train
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    People have consumed grains for tens of thousands of years…and there are legitimate benefits to eating whole grains including a lower risk of diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. Join Chef Aimee as she prepares healthy meals that warm you up

    Menu: quinoa salad with kale and dried fruits and nuts, Indian spiced buckwheat pilaf with chicken and vegetables

  • Classic Italian

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    Wednesday, January 24
    Classic Italian
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: Scott Schymik with Sauced! and The Ballroom at Sauced

    Join us as Scott transports us to Italy for the evening. This is simple Italian comfort food at its best! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: Italian wedge salad with bleu cheese vinaigrette, braised chicken cacciatore, roasted baby bok choy, classic potato gnocchi and blueberry tartlet

  • Lunch and Learn – Terrifically Tasty

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    Friday, January 26
    Lunch and Learn – Terrifically Tasty
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations by April

    Spend your lunch hour with us in our cozy kitchen while Chef April creates a terrifically tasty meal!

    Menu: cranberry apple salad, stuffed mushroom casserole and simple apple dumplings

  • Date Night – Brazilian Feijoada

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    Friday, January 26
    Date Night – Brazilian Feijoada
    Time: 6:00p
    Cost: $100/couple
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    It’s summer right now in South America! Feel like a trip to sunny Rio de Janiero? The national dish of Brazil is feijoada, a mound of richly spiced black beans served with plentiful pieces of pork and an array of nutritious fruit and veggie sides. It will warm you up and fill you up. Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: Simple green salad with lime and avocado; Feioada – Black beans simmered with garlic and cumin, ham shanks, smoked sausage, and sliced roasted pork shoulder, served with sliced oranges, sauteed greens, rice and crispy bits of toasted yucca, which is like the potatoeyst potato ever. For dessert, fresh fruit in a sweet coconut sauce.

  • Afternoon in the Kitchen – Thai Techniques

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    Saturday, January 27
    Afternoon in the Kitchen – Thai Techniques
    Time: 11:00a to 2:30p
    Cost: $75/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Spend a fun afternoon in the kitchen learning the techniques of Thai cooking. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, this day in the kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of creating traditional Thai dishes. Once you know basic Thai cooking methods, you can become an expert home chef! This class limited to eight people and is very hands-on.

    Menu: Tom Kha Gai chicken and coconut soup with homemade chicken broth, fried curry wontons with cucumber dipping sauce, pad Thai noodles, laarb salad, homemade green pork curry with jasmine rice steamed in a banana leaf

  • Super Super bowl Apps

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    Monday, January 29
    Super Super bowl Apps
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $45/person
    Chef: Holly Duncan with Culinary Innovations

    Tired of taking a bag of chips and jar of salsa to your Super Bowl party? Chef Holly will give super ideas to take any party up a notch! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: crab bites, bleu cheese alfredo dip, easy cheesy stuffed bread, Bourbon Barrel chicken wings, million dollar dip, cheeseburger tater cups, and white chocolate cranberry blondie

  • Quick and Clean Asian Cuisine

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    Tuesday, January 30th
    Quick and Clean Asian Cuisine
    Time: 6:00p
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: Sherry Parker, Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach

    Sherry will show how to make fabulous Asian food that is clean, tasty, and good for your body! This will become your go-to easy weeknight meal!

    Menu: Asian broccoli salad, spicy cauliflower stir fry, chow Mein, and wholesome salted caramel brownies

  • Lunch and Learn – Happy Heart

    Friday, February 2
    Lunch and Learn – Happy Heart
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: Sherry Parker

    It’s National Wear Red Day and Thyme in the Kitchen is thrilled to join in this awareness campaign! Sherry will encourage people to live heart healthy lives with heart healthy foods. Eating healthy has never tasted so delicious! #goredwearred

    Menu: broiled salmon, broccoli quinoa tabbouleh and chocolate pomegranate bark. Information regarding the heart health benefits of this menu included.

  • Perfect Pairs

    Friday, February 2
    Perfect Pairs
    Time: 6:00p
    Cost: $65/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Wine and cheese are two of life’s great culinary pleasures, and finding the perfect match can be a delicious endeavor. While the possibilities are endless, Chef Aimee will teach you how to take the guesswork out of pairing and get the right combination. We know you will love these pairs! Pairings included.

    Menu: Manchego with Rioja and Albondigas and bread, Belton Red Fox with Tawny Port and Chutney , Fresh Chevre with toasted fennel, Sauvignon Blanc with broiled asparagus, and whipped mascarpone with berries, Moscato d’Asti

  • The Singular Pleasure of Cooking

    Monday, February 5
    The Singular Pleasure of Cooking
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $40/person
    Chef: Patti McCrory, Professor Emeritus, University of Evansville

    Calling all single Valentines! Come celebrate your independence and self-reliance! This dinner is inspired from London’s Ottolenghi and is sure to warm your hearts! Limited cash bar.

    Menu: a nibble of lemon and sage almonds, distinctive salmon with veggies, and a high wow-factor strawberry and rose pudding

  • Kids Class – After School Valentine Cookie Decorating (recommended ages 8+ years old)

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    Tuesday, February 6
    Kids Class – After School Valentine Cookie Decorating (recommended ages 8+ years old)
    Time: 4:00p – 5:30p
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: Holly Duncan with Culinary Innovations

    After a long day at school, let your child’s imagination run wild by taking this class! They will roll out, cut out and bake delicious sugar cookies, as well as learn outline and flood icing techniques for gorgeous Valentine cookies. Your child will love this fun-filled class! Limited to 12 students.

    Note:   Thyme in the Kitchen highly recommends leaving your children in our excellent care during this class. The kids seem to be a little more at ease when they are left on their own to interact with our chef.

  • Cookies For Rookies – Valentine Style

    Wednesday, February 7
    Cookies For Rookies – Valentine Style
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $40/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations

    If you covet glossy, perfectly iced sugar cookies, but never felt like your pastry skills were quite on par with doing it yourself, Chef April can help. Class will start with making and baking simple, smooth and delicious sugar cookies, then teach how to make and use royal icing. You will flood and outline your cookies to create one-of-a-kind masterpieces. Each student will decorate and take home three completed Valentine cookies. We will also have an appetizer tray for you to snack on during class.

  • Lunch and Learn – Love Your Heart

    Thursday, February 8
    Lunch and Learn – Love Your Heart
    Time: Noon to 1:00pm
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: Robin Mallery

    Hooray for Heart Month! Healthful food is vibrant, colorful, fresh, and delicious. Robin will use Kitchen Zen techniques to prepare a scrumptious meal that includes a salad that can be turned into a meal. And Yes! There will be life changing chocolate!

    Menu: 6-plus color salad that can be turned into a meal, cheesy tortilla casserole and “good” for your heart dark chocolate bark

  • Date Night – Bourbon and Chocolate

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    Thursday, February 8
    Date Night – Bourbon and Chocolate
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $100/couple
    Chef: Holly Duncan with Culinary Innovations

    Chef Holly is all about combining our favorite things in this culinary extravagance. Every Valentine loves chocolate and when you add bourbon, this evening is sure to be a winner for all! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: crock-pot bourbon hot chocolate, roasted steak with rosemary and chocolate bourbon sauce, butternut squash with maple and bourbon, chocolate hazelnut twist with bourbon butter, and espresso mascarpone chocolate bourbon cake

  • Lunch and Learn – Warm the Heart

    Friday, February 9
    Lunch and Learn – Warm the Heart
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations by April

    Spicy foods are perfect to keep you snug when it’s cold. Cozy up with this warming lunch!

    Menu: white chicken chili, cheddar jalapeno cornbread, and frozen hot chocolate

  • Date Night – You Won a Pizza of My Heart, Valentine

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    Friday, February 9
    Date Night – You Won a Pizza of My Heart, Valentine
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $ 100/couple
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations by April

    This hands-on date night (no pun intended) will use delicious pizza dough to create everything from your own garlic cheese bombs to pizza with your favorite toppings! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: smoked mozzarella dip, garlic cheese bombs, Italian chopped salad, variety of tasty pizzas and toppings, raspberry amaretti semifreddo

  • Mardi Gras Done Right

    Saturday, February 10
    Mardi Gras Done Right
    Time: Noon
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Ready to party on Mardi? Get your Cajun on at Thyme in the Kitchen!

    Menu: Red bean soup with pork shanks, sausage and rice, French bread, barbeque shrimp pasta with creamy sweet corn maque choux sauce and bananas foster.

  • Date Night – Lady and the Tramp

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    Saturday, February 10
    Date Night – Lady and the Tramp
    Time: 5:00p
    Cost: $110/couple
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Do you wish you and your love could be as romantic as Lady and The Tramp in the classic movie, as they munch on the spaghetti strand until their noses touch in a doggy smooch? You can! For the most romantic Valentine’s class this year, we’re making homemade, hand-rolled spaghetti! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: Italian mixed salad with honey Dijon vinaigrette, homemade focaccia bread, homemade spaghetti and meatballs, and non-traditional tiramisu for two

  • Lunch and Learn – Healthy Turkey Stromboli

    Monday, February 12
    Lunch and Learn – Healthy Turkey Stromboli
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Your favorite gooey sandwich, lightened up! Ground turkey is seasoned just right to make a healthier sausage. Flavorful food, cooking tips and tricks, and recipes for you to duplicate this amazing sandwich at home. What a perfect way to spend your lunch hour!

    Menu: Mixed salad with lemon vinaigrette and turkey Stromboli

  • Hot! Hot! Ooh, We Got It!

    Monday, February 12
    Hot! Hot! Ooh, We Got It!
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations by April

    Say! We got it! Hot Chocolate! There’s no such thing as too much hot chocolate this time of year! Join Chef April as she gets hot, hot, hot tonight! Hot chocolate in every bite, ooh we got it! Limited cash bar.

    Menu: drunken hot chocolate, fresh greens with cacao nib vinaigrette, beef with hot chocolate chili sauce, roasted cinnamon cocoa sweet potatoes and frozen hot chocolate and a take-home hot chocolate

  • Date Night – Be My Italian Valentine

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    Tuesday, February 13
    Date Night – Be My Italian Valentine
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $120/couple
    Chef: Jayson Munoz with Kanpai, CKB, and Jayson Munoz Caters

    We are so thrilled Jayson is bringing his favorite Italian dishes to our kitchen! Come celebrate Valentine’s Eve with this incredible Italian feast! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: kale Caesar salad, goat cheese bruschetta, three-meat ragu, braised carrots with fresh pesto, and bread pudding

  • Ultimate Seafood Lovers Valentine Date Night

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    Wednesday, February 14
    Ultimate Seafood Lovers Valentine Date Night
    Time: 6:00p
    Cost: $130/couple
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Celebrate the most romantic night of the year with this special menu and an invitation for lovers to come and enjoy an amorous evening with us. Chef Aimee will create a seafood lover’s Valentine’s Day dream come true! Complimentary champagne toast. Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: Mussels in a lightly spice white wine sauce with crusty bread for dipping; light salad of hearty greens topped with miniature crab cakes and a creamy caper-Dijon dressing; bronzed salmon topped with shrimp and a decadent lemon cream sauce served with broccoli, and berries with cream for dessert.

  • Girls Night Out – Chicks and Salsa

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    Thursday, February 15
    Girls Night Out – Chicks and Salsa
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: April Boeke of Culinary Innovations by April

    It’s time for all chicks to throw a fiesta at Thyme in the Kitchen! If you’re tired of the same foods day in and day out, come spice it up! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: skinny champagne margarita, white cheese dip, fresh salsa, fresh guacamole, fish tacos with fresh slaw, smothered chicken burritos, cilantro lime rice, refried beans, tres leches cake and tequila laced Mexican hot chocolate

  • Basic Basics

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    Saturday, February 17
    Basic Basics
    Time: 10:30a to 1:30p
    Cost: $75/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    In this three-hour hands-on basic class, you’ll learn to use a chef’s knife and practice some of the most used culinary techniques! Included will be how to bread and pan fry, how to sauté meat, make vinaigrette dressing, make homemade bread and various sauces, such as pan reductions sauce, tomato sauce, a roux and white sauce. This popular class is limited to 8 students.

    Menu: Mixed salad with sherry vinaigrette, eggplant parmesan, focaccia, and chicken marsala with rosemary potatoes

  • Lunch and Learn – Fantastic Frittata

    Tuesday, February 20
    Lunch and Learn – Fantastic Frittata
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    A well-made frittata is one of the world’s most perfect foods. It’s cheap, quick-cooking and an efficient vehicle for leftovers – not to mention equally delicious at breakfast, lunch or dinner. Join Chef Aimee as she teaches how to make a fantastic frittata and avoid common frittata mistakes!

    Menu: Frittata with bacon, broccoli, red pepper and cheddar cheese and cauliflower hash browns.

  • Decadent Dinner

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    Wednesday, February 21
    Decadent Dinner
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $55/person
    Chef: Scott Schymik of Sauced! and The Ballroom at Sauced!

    Complex, beefy, buttery, oozing with juices, and packed with flavor….it’s hard to get more decadent than beef Wellington! Scott has once again created a menu for a not-to-be-missed delicious dinner. Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: smoked lobster salad with mustard vinaigrette, beef Wellington, asparagus bouquet, Russian potato, and poached pears with chocolate sauce

  • Dough-Re-Mi

    Thursday, February 22
    Dough-Re-Mi
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $45/person
    Chef: Jim Johnson

    Jim is a KCBS master barbecue teacher and highly decorated barbecue pit master; he’s taught barbecue classes around the world and many here at Thyme in the Kitchen. But did you know that Jim knows dough?? YES! Learn to make amazing pizza dough that will top any restaurant in town, and better-than-the-mall pretzels! You’ll be sure to be singing for more! Dough, a dear, a dough-baking dear: Re, a drop of peanut brittle, Mi, I want more pizza….Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: homemade pretzels, homemade pizza dough with variety of toppings, bacon infused cinnamon rolls and homemade peanut brittle

  • Lunch and Learn – Profile/Keto/Gluten-free/Paleo/Healthy

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    Friday, February 23
    Lunch and Learn – Profile/Keto/Gluten-free/Paleo/Healthy
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: April Boeke of Culinary Innovations by April

    We all want to have a healthier diet. Whether you are following Profile, Ketogenic, Paleo, or Gluten-free program – you can feel restricted or bored with your menu options. Let Chef April help you thru the maze and teach you how to keep variety and flavor in your diet program

    Menu: salad with homemade vinaigrette, turkey sausage stuffed peppers with zoodles and lots of tips and tricks!

  • Real Ramen

    Saturday, February 24
    Real Ramen
    Time: 11:30a
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Find out why everyone is talking about ramen! We’ll make our own homemade pork and chicken broth for this amazing afternoon lunch.

    Menu: sesame-scented salad with pickled cucumbers, spinach and pea shoots, imported ramen noodles with homemade broths, sliced roasted pork, topped with a slew of fresh vegetables

  • Weeknight Wiz

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    Monday, February 26
    Weeknight Wiz
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost:$40/person
    Chef: Holly Duncan with Culinary Innovations

    Baked on a single sheet pan, these meals are easy to prepare and clean up. Quick, easy and delicious are what we all want for weeknight dinners.

    Menu: One pan roasted pork tenderloin with sweet potatoes, pears and apple; one pan Greek chicken with roasted vegetables, one pan garlic parmesan vegetables with kielbasa sausage, garlic roasted salmon and Brussel sprouts, and sheet pan Philly cheesesteaks