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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  • Lunch and Learn – Pollo Loco

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    Wednesday, September 18
    Lunch and Learn – Pollo Loco
    Time: Noon to 1:00p      
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    These delicious Mexican favorites are back by popular demand!

    Menu: Chicken on the beach and Mexican rice with side salad

  • Lunch and Learn – Squash It!

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    Thursday, September 19
    Lunch and Learn – Squash It!
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Roasted butternut squash is delicious enough to eat on its own as a side, but today Chef Aimee is using it as a starting point for this amazing lunch.

    Menu: spiced butternut squash bisque and fettucine with butternut squash sage alfredo

  • Lunch and Learn – Stuff It!

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    Friday, September 20
    Lunch and Learn – Stuff It!
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations by April

    Stuffed peppers are what dinner dreams are made of. They are colorful, quick and healthy. You can’t go wrong when you stuff it!

    Menu: Greek salad and chicken artichoke stuffed peppers

  • Intro to Macarons!

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    Saturday, September 21
    Intro to Macarons!           
    Time: 9:00a to 12:00p
    Cost: $45/person
    Chef: Julia Inzhirov with Julie’s Just Desserts

    Delicate, brightly colored meringue cookies around a delicious, smooth filling – the confection known as macaron entices the eye before it melts away in your mouth. This special French sandwich cookie is a culinary world favorite, and now you can learn professional tips and tricks for creating your own bakery-quality macarons at home. This class is an introduction class, and will be followed by a more intensive hands-on class in the coming months.

    Menu: vanilla, chocolate and strawberry cheesecake macarons

  • Worldly Rice

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    Saturday, September 21
    Worldly Rice
    Time: 1:30p
    Cost: $45/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Rice is a staple food around the world. What you pair with it makes a world of difference. Chef Aimee takes us on a global taste tour with this versatile staple. Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: mixed salad with walnut vinaigrette, buffet of rice with creole shrimp, Brazilian black beans and pork, Thai vegetable and coconut curry, spicy Szechwan eggplant, and fruit salad

  • Grilling Favorites

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    Monday, September 23
    Grilling Favorites
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $55/person
    Chef: Jim Johnson

    Our favorites as taught by Jim Johnson, a Kansas City Barbeque Society master barbecue teacher, and highly decorated barbecue pit master. Jim has won 76 Grand Championships during his 28-year competition career. You’ll learn grilling basics, including choosing the right meat, prep and techniques to creating an award winning meal. Tonight he will be taking it outside to The Big Green Egg! Jim’s classes always include great tips, tricks, stories and surprises to keep the evening entertaining and educational.   Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: pizza, steak, chargrilled salsa, and fruit dessert

  • Schymik’s Kitchen Scrumptious Surprises

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    Tuesday, September 24
    Schymik’s Kitchen Scrumptious Surprises
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: Scott Schymik

    Schymik’s Kitchen will be opening soon! Scott is finalizing the menu and will surprise us with some of the most scrumptious dishes from his newest restaurant. Be prepared to be delighted! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: to be determined

  • Lunch and Learn – Apple Lovin’

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    Tuesday, October 1
    Lunch and Learn – Apple Lovin’
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Have you gone apple picking? Put fall’s favorite fruit to good use with these better-than-ever recipes!

    Menu: mixed green salad with apple cider vinaigrette, and chicken salad with apples and pecans on a croissant

  • Marvelous Maple

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    Wednesday, October 2
    Marvelous Maple
    Time: 6:00p
    Cost: $45/person
    Chef: Annie Leslie

    Maple is a cozy flavor, perfect for welcoming the cooler weather! We all know it’s great on pancakes, but Chef Annie will show us how to do so much more in unexpected ways. Simply marvelous! Limited cash bar available including a maple cocktail.

    Menu: maple bacon wrapped dates with goat cheese, pear gorgonzola salad with maple spiced nuts, pork loin with apple maple glaze, apple cider maple donuts

  • Hard Cider Beside Her

    Thursday, October 3
    Hard Cider Beside Her
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $45/person
    Chef: Holly Duncan with Culinary Innovations

    In the mood for a fall-appropriate, refreshing but boozy apple beverage? Tonight Chef Holly is putting down her wine and bourbon bottles and cooking with hard cider beside her. Limited cash bar including hard cider cocktails.

    Menu: mixed green salad with hard cider vinaigrette, hard cider braised pork chops and apples, hard cider braised cabbage, hard cider sweet potato bisque, and old fashioned apple crisp

  • Lunch and Learn – Roasted Veggies

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    Friday, October 4
    Lunch and Learn – Roasted Veggies
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations

    The versatility of roasted vegetables make them perfect for meal prep. Today’s class will include how to perfectly roast veggies and two amazing dishes made with them.

    Menu: Roasted vegetable soup and roasted vegetable panini

  • “Fall” In Love With Pies

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    Monday, October 14
    “Fall” In Love With Pies
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $45/person
    Chef: Holly Duncan with Culinary Innovations

    It’s time to fall in love with pies! Learn to make the perfect pie crust – no fail, easy breezy, perfect every time! Raise your hand if you love pie! Us too, and while we never turn down a fruity tart or sugar coated galette, why should sweet pies have all the fun? We are mixing in savory pies so you will be loaded with new recipe ideas for your fall gatherings!

    Menu: pizza pot pie, turkey and cranberry pie, tomato pie, blueberry crumble pie, and old fashioned custard pie

  • Girls Night Out – Halloween ABC’s

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    Tuesday, October 15
    Girls Night Out – Halloween ABC’s
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations

    Gather the gals or come meet new friends for your ABC lesson, Chef April style! A is for Apps…Halloween appetizers that are warm and delicious. B is for Booze…crazy, spooky beverages to keep the fun brewing all night long. And C is for Cookies…hands-on, lighthearted cookie decorating. Let us inspire you to create edible art while laughing and learning a new skill that will impress your friends and family! You can even lick your fingers, we won’t tell! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: two warm dips with veggies and chips, two Halloween-themed cocktails, and mouth-watering sugar cookies to decorate, eat or take home.

  • Lunch and Learn – Pollo Loco

    Wednesday, October 16
    Lunch and Learn – Pollo Loco
    Time: Noon to 1:00p      
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    These delicious Mexican favorites are back by popular demand!

    Menu: chicken on the beach and Mexican rice with side salad

  • Peter, Peter Pumpkin Eater

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    Wednesday, October 16
    Peter, Peter Pumpkin Eater
    Time: 6:00p
    Cost: $40/person
    Chef: Annie Leslie

    A chill in the air, leaves changing colors, bonfires and hayrides….. but nothing says autumn like a menu filled with pumpkin-inspired dishes. You can get involved in this class as we invite everyone to help roll and stuff the ravioli! Your pumpkin cravings will definitely be satisfied!

    Menu: curried pumpkin soup, pumpkin cider bread, homemade pumpkin ravioli, and mini pumpkin cheesecakes.

  • Lunch and Learn – Pumpkin Thyme

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    Friday, October 18
    Lunch and Learn – Pumpkin Thyme
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations

    It’s prime pumpkin thyme! Chef April has just what you need to celebrate the season with this pleasant pumpkin lunch!

    Menu: Fall salad, pumpkin chicken chili and pumpkin crumb cake

  • Pumpkin Palooza

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    Friday, October 18
    Pumpkin Palooza
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Did you know that those beautiful decorative pumpkins are all old heirloom varieties bred for eating? We’ll use a variety of the coolest looking for this pumpkin palooza! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: shaved pumpkin salad, Miami-style spicy pumpkin soup, herb-roasted pumpkin with sautéed chicken and sage butter, and pumpkin roll

  • Autumn Baking

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    Monday, October 21
    Autumn Baking
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $40/person
    Chef: Holly Duncan with Culinary Innovations

    Now that autumn is finally here, it’s time to turn on the oven and bake those fall desserts you’ve been craving!

    Menu: caramel apple coffee cake, pumpkin scones, caramel snickerdoodle cookies, vanilla pear muffins, and no-bake s’mores bars

  • Roll, Roll, Roll Your Sushi

    Tuesday, October 22
    Roll, Roll, Roll Your Sushi
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: Alex Munoz with Kanpai and Jayson Munoz Caters

    Alex returns to teach one of our most popular classes. This course is a hands-on class for anyone with a love for sushi! You will learn the secrets of sushi rice preparation, basic rolling techniques, sushi roll conception, sauce preparation, and creative ways to have a sushi party in your own home. Join us for a rolling good thyme with Alex! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: assortment of create-your-own sushi rolls

  • Groovy Gourmet

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    Wednesday, October 23
    Groovy Gourmet
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $40/person
    Chef: Robin Mallery

    We know all about traditional holiday meals with their usual side dishes — as comforting as they may be, Robin invites you to step out of the familiar and into the groove of scrumptious flavors this holiday season as we adapt “traditional” dishes to unique masterpieces! Whether you serve these veggie-based creations as an entree or as an accompaniment, you will foray into the preparation of magnificent flavors and textures that will be savored by your family and your guests. We will incorporate locally grown squashes, greens, root vegetables, and pecans into this groovy gourmet meal.

    Menu: fall slaw salad, roasted corn, cauliflower steak, roasted carrots, baked squash with a surprise stuffing, spinach and barley sauté, turnip mash, finishing with a delectable pumpkin custard

  • Date Night – Pollo Loco De Lujo

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    Friday, October 25
    Date Night – Pollo Loco De Lujo
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $95/couple
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    This is a Mexican food lover’s dream! You and your plus one will learn to make fresh salsas and our favorite, chicken on the beach. This is the deluxe version of our most popular lunch class! Sooo much better than our Mexican restaurants.   Limited cash bar including margaritas.

    Menu: three deluxe homemade salsas with chips, chicken on the beach with Mexican rice and side salad, and Mexican brownies with whipped cream and chili-candied pecans

  • The Pittsburgh Sandwich

    Saturday, October 26
    The Pittsburgh Sandwich
    Time: 10:00a
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Pittsburgh’s famous towering sandwich was invented almost 100 years ago at Primanti Brothers Sandwich Shop for dock workers, truck drivers and other laborers who needed a quick hearty meal that was easy to eat. Its most recognizable feature, hand-cut fries and vinegar coleslaw piled inside the sandwich, make it both an indulgence and a challenge . No forks allowed – you have to squash it as flat as you can and just do your best!!

    Menu: Pittsburgh salad (with homemade croutons and Italian vinaigrette), and The Pittsburgh sandwich

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