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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  • European Treats

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    Saturday, December 15
    European Treats
    Time: 9:00a
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: Julia Inzhirov with Julie’s Just Desserts

    We are thrilled to welcome Julia Inzhirov to our kitchen! Julie was born in Moldova and moved to the United States in 2005 when she was in elementary school. Her enduring love of baking intricate European desserts has led her to create a home-based business, creating edible works of art as beautiful as they are delicious. Her popular macarons can now be found at River Kitty Café. Julie is ready to share her knowledge and passion with you in this hands on class! Join us as we use puff pastry to create delightful treats.

    Menu: Stuffed cream horns and Russian tarts

  • Feast of Seven Fishes – La Vigilia di Natale

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    Monday, December 17
    Feast of Seven Fishes – La Vigilia di Natale
    Time: 6:00p
    Cost: $55/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    The Feast of Seven Fishes is a traditional Italian celebration practiced on Christmas Eve. It’s a seven course meal and contains seven different seafood items with no meat or dairy (dates from Roman Catholic custom of abstinence from meat and dairy products on the eve of Christmas). Italian roots or not, this meal will celebrate the sea and provide a connection to Italy! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: smoked clam dip in celery sticks, lox, cucumber, and capers on Wasa crackers, sashimi tuna and avocado poke salad with tortilla chips, salad Nicoise with tuna, pasta with shrimp in garlic-lemon sauce, mini crab cakes with dilly mustard on spinach, and bronzed salmon with roasted zucchini

  • Christmas Dinner

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    Tuesday, December 18
    Christmas Dinner
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $55/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations by April

    The holidays just aren’t the holidays without a feast full of beautiful and delicious recipes to share. Christmas dinner is the time for a showy main dish. Chef April has put together a menu of her favorite classic dishes. Limited cash bar including hot buttered rum cocktail.

    Menu: Christmas dinner salad, prime rib roast, maple roasted Brusssel sprouts with bacon, twice baked sweet potatoes, and sticky toffee pudding cake

  • Brunch and Munch

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    Friday, December 21
    Brunch and Munch
    Time: 9a to 10:30a
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: Holly Duncan with Culinary Innovations

    Hands down, brunch is my favorite meal….and holiday season brunches with family and friends are the best! To spread the love and joy of the season, Chef Holly has rounded up some of her favorite brunch foods to munch and enjoy!

    Menu: mozzarella prosciutto with quail egg on pesto toast, maple bacon sweet potato hash, holiday bourbon punch and cherry Danish candy cane

  • Kids New Year’s Eve Celebration (recommended ages 8 years and up)

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    Thursday, December 27
    Kids New Year’s Eve Celebration (recommended ages 8 years and up)
    Time: 11:00a to 12:30p
    Cost: $35/person
    Chefs: Julia Knight and Kelsea Parrish with Thyme in the Kitchen

    Who’s ready to party like it’s 2019? One of the best part of staying up late on New Year’s Eve is enjoying late night snacks. In this hands-on kids class, we will even have a mock countdown to midnight and blow the edible party horns!

    Menu: pigs in a blanket, tortilla rollups, puppy chow, and edible party horns

    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.

  • Wine and Cheese Pairing for Your Party

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    Thursday, December 27
    Wine and Cheese Pairing for Your Party
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Great wine and cheese pairings can be the hit of a party by showcasing the wine and cheese at their best. Chef Aimee will guide you through the complex varieties to select the best combinations. We know you will love these pairs! Wine pairings offered with cash bar.

    Menu: Chevre cheese with olive tapenade, basil and arugula with Sauvignon Blanc, Flaming Mexican Panela cheese with poblano/lime relish with Pinot Grigio, Red fox aged red Leicester with bacon maple jam with Pinot Nior, baked brie with apple topping with Gewurtztraiminer from Washington, and Gorgonzola and mascarpone with walnuts and honey with Tawny Port

  • Ketogenic Kooking

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    Wednesday, January 2
    Ketogenic Kooking
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $40/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Keto is very trendy right now, and many people are losing weight with the ketogenic diet. Chef Aimee is here to help you approach it in a way that is healthy. Low-carb high fat does not have to mean unhealthy! Learn to cook a nutritious and delicious meal using keto-friendly foods.

    Menu: Thai vegetable soup, spinach pecan salad, crispy buffalo chicken strips, cauliflower and cheese gratin, and cocoa cream cheese sweet bites

  • Kids Class – Roll, Roll, Roll Your Sushi!!

    Thursday, January 3
    Kids Class – Roll, Roll, Roll Your Sushi!! (Recommended ages 8 years and up)
    Time: 4:00p – 5:30p
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: Alex Munoz of Kanpai, CKB and Jayson Munoz Caters

    It’s always exciting to have Jayson in our kitchen, and now we are doubly excited as his wife, Alex Munoz, joins us to create this fantastic sushi class just for kids. In today’s hands on class, kids will learn how to make sticky rice, roll a basic sushi roll, and create their own rolls with their favorite ingredients.

    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

  • Sushi Made Easy

    Thursday, January 3
    Sushi Made Easy
    Time: 6:00p
    Cost: $55/person
    Chef: Jayson Munoz with Kanpai, CKB and Jayson Munoz Caters

    Chef Jayson returns to teach one of our most popular classes. This course is a hands-on class for anyone with a love for sushi! Chef Jayson will teach 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 Jayson! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: assortment of create-your-own sushi rolls

  • Winter Warmth

    Friday, January 4
    Winter Warmth           
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $45/person
    Chef: Robin Mallery

    Winter is a time for renewal, and the time to embrace fresh vegetables, legumes, and grains to help clear away the richness of the holidays! Using simple recipes, Robin will demonstrate that vegetables are delicious on their own, commanding center stage of your winter meal. Join us for this offering of scrumptious vegetarian fare, working with Robin’s signature Kitchen Zen techniques to bring ease to your meal prep! This delectable meal is vegan, with an option of adding dairy toppings to the soups. Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: Roasted beet hummus wrapped in locally grown romaine leaves, green lentil soup, ethnic stew of veggies, beans and rice, finishing with divine chocolate bark

  • Cooking With Essential Oils

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    Saturday, January 5
    Cooking With Essential Oils
    Time: 11:30a to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: Jamie O’Bryan, Holistic Health Advocate

    We are thrilled to welcome Jamie O’Bryan to our kitchen! As a holistic health advocate, Jamie has completed many courses and attended many seminars on safe oil use; natural digestive, immune and respiratory health, and cellular vitality and energy. In this cooking with essential oils class, Jamie will share her knowledge on what are essential oils, what to look for when purchasing oils, and how to use them in cooking to enhance flavors and targeted health benefits.

    Menu: Cowboy salsa, black bean quinoa enchilada casserole, cilantro lime rice, and cinnamon muffins

  • Eat Your Bourbon! Three Week Series

    Monday, January 7; Monday, January 14; and Monday, January 21
    Eat Your Bourbon! Three Week Series
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $175/person for all three classes (includes cookbook and spices)
    Chef: Holly Duncan of Culinary Innovations

    Bourbon is great in cocktails (or just on the rocks) but why stop there? Chef Holly loves to cook with this sweet, smooth, whiskey, too! Chef Holly fell in love with the Eat Your Bourbon Cookbook as soon as she saw it! There are so many magnificent recipes, we decided to offer a three-week series using recipes from this cookbook and her favorite Bourbon Barrel spices.

    Each guest will receive Eat Your Bourbon Cookbook ($40 value), signed by Matt Jamie, author and Bourbon Barrel Foods founder and four tins of various Bourbon Barrel spices ($10 value)

    Limited cash bar available with specialty bourbon cocktail each week.

    Menu Week 1: Fire roasted gazpacho, milkwood wings with white BBQ sauce, salmon with chipotle sorghum glaze and pineapple ginger salsa, chili lime cauliflower steaks, and lime pistachio cardamom pound cake (Cash bar option: bourbon orange ginger cooler)

    Menu Week 2: Smoked pimento cheese, Bourbon Barrel beer cheese, bacon pimento cheese and jalapeno burger, smoky bourbon blue cheese au gratin potatoes, and apple cake with bourbon whipped cream (Cash bar option: vanilla bourbon fashioned)

    Menu Week 3: Goat cheese and sorghum onion jam tartlets, spinach and blueberry salad with soy ginger dressing, Thai marinated chicken thighs, smoky roasted root vegetables, and salted chocolate mint brownie cookies (Cash bar option: tequila barrel)

  • Kids Class – Chicken and Waffles

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    Tuesday, January 8
    Kids Class – Chicken and Waffles (Recommended ages 8 years and up)
    Time: 4:00p to 5:30p
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: Holly Duncan with Culinary Innovations

    Chicken and waffles are an American classic! In today’s hands-on class, kids will learn basic skills involved in making their own after school snack. They can also use these skills to make dinner for the family! Class is limited to twelve students.

    Menu: : Copy-cat Chick-Fil-A chicken, cinnamon roll waffles and regular waffles

    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

  • Crazy for Keto

    Thursday, January 10
    Crazy for Keto
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $40/person
    Chef: Jim Johnson, KCBS Master Barbecue Teacher

    Our pit master has been changing his game since his wife started the keto diet! Join us as Jim shares and prepares favorite keto-friendly dishes and recipes. As with all Jim’s classes, there are sure to be some great tips, tricks, stories and surprises to keep the evening entertaining and educational.

    Menu: Taco dip with cheese chips, zuppa Toscano soup with keto-bread, Rueben slaw, steak in duck fat, and mashed cauliflower

  • Lunch and Learn – South of the Border

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    Friday, January 11
    Lunch and Learn – South of the Border
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations

    Sheet pan meals are easy to prepare and clean up. Quick, easy and delicious are what we all want for weeknight dinners. Chef April will take you south of the border for this fiesta.

    Menu: Sheet pan fajitas, homemade salsa and guacamole and churro snack mix

  • Not Your Mama’s Soup, Salad and Sandwich

    Thursday, January 17
    Not Your Mama’s Soup, Salad and Sandwich
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $55/person
    Chef: Scott Schymik with Sauced!

    Let’s mix it up with Scott tonight and put a unique twist on some classics. This class will give you the motivation to step out of your “same old routine” weekly menu. Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: Tomato bisque and grilled fresh tuna melt, Kentuckiana bleu salad and smoked turkey cranberry panini, Japanese noodle soup and Katsu Sando

  • Date Night Steak Night

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    Friday, January 18
    Date Night Steak Night
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $115/couple
    Chef: Jim Johnson, KCBS Master Barbecue Teacher

    Do you love dining out for amazing steak, but sometimes don’t want to venture out? Learn to prepare steakhouse dishes by Jim Johnson for the perfect night in. So grab a date and come hungry! Jim is a KCBS master barbecue teacher, highly decorated pit master, having won 76 Grand Championships during his 28 year competition career. He is a versatile craftsman of cuisine who will teach you to be better than your neighbor! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: better-than-any-local steakhouse steaks complete with side dishes and dessert

  • Freezer Full of Soup Lunch

    Monday, January 21
    Freezer Full of Soup Lunch
    Time: 11:00a to 1:00p
    Cost: $30/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Warm up your winter menu repertoire with these delightful and comforting soups, which freeze fabulously. This is an extended lunch class to honor Martin Luther King Jr Day!

    Menu: salad with homemade vinaigrette, quick tomato bisque, hearty cheeseburger soup, and split green pea soup with ham and warm bread

  • Steakhouse Dinner

    Wednesday, January 23
    Steakhouse Dinner
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $55/person
    Chef: Jayson Munoz with CKB, Kanpai, and Jayson Munoz Caters

    There’s something about the phrase “steak dinner” that signifies equal parts luxury and delight. No messing around here! Jayson will show you how to recreate the steakhouse experience at home with this decadent menu. Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: Chopped salad, bread with pesto, sous vide filet steak, scallops, asparagus and bread pudding

  • Not Your Mama’s Soup, Salad and Sandwich

    Thursday, January 24 (repeat of January 17 class)
    Not Your Mama’s Soup, Salad and Sandwich
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $55/person
    Chef: Scott Schymik with Sauced!

    Let’s mix it up with Scott tonight and put a unique twist on some classics. This class will give you the motivation to step out of your “same old routine” weekly menu. Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: Tomato bisque and grilled fresh tuna melt, Kentuckiana bleu salad and smoked turkey cranberry panini, Japanese noodle soup and Katsu Sando

  • Luscious Lunch and Learn

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    Friday, January 25
    Luscious Lunch and Learn
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations

    Warm up your Friday with a heartwarming lunch. Luscious and scrumptious…perfect for your Friday!

    Menu: hot spinach bacon salad and salmon BLT wrap

  • Fresh Pasta 101

    Friday, January 25
    Fresh Pasta 101
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Indulge your taste buds while learning the celebrated craft of pasta making! There will be hands on opportunity for those that want to try their hand at pasta rolling! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: Pear and butter salad with walnut vinaigrette, hand-made pasta with roasted butternut squash, shrimp and cream sauce, and Italian cream cake

  • A Day in the Kitchen – Fun-damentals of Mediterranean

    Saturday, January 26
    A Day in the Kitchen – Fun-damentals of Mediterranean
    Time: 11:00a – 2:30p
    Cost: $80/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    This special participation class will let you spend a day in the kitchen learning the fundamentals of Mediterranean cooking. Come over to the other side of the counter to master Mediterranean foods, which scientists claim to be the healthiest in the world! They are rich in lean proteins, fresh fruits and vegetables, whole, unprocessed grains and healthy fats. Chef Aimee will teach you how to make these foods into wonderfully delicious, flavor-filled dishes and meals! Class is limited to eight participants.

    Menu: Spanakopita, hummus with flatbread, Egyptian eggplant salad, tabbouleh, and Moroccan chicken with couscous

  • Girls Night Out – Super Bowl Apps

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    Tuesday, January 29
    Girls Night Out – Super Bowl Apps
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations

    Are you ready for some appetizers?!? Wanting to take something besides bag of chips and jar of salsa to your Super Bowl party this weekend? These amazing appetizers are guaranteed to score big with you and all the guests! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: snack mix, fresh made bread with hot dip, garlic pepperoni cheese bombs, bacon wrapped jalapeno poppers, loaded chicken taco cups, Caribbean chicken wings, chocolate football pretzels and make-your-own ice cream sandwiches

  • Beat Those Winter Blues

    Thursday, January 31
    Beat Those Winter Blues
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $45/person
    Chef: Patti McCrory, Professor Emeritus, University of Evansville

    January Blues? Let’s see about that! Nigella Lawson’s recipes and Patti will be in the kitchen bringing sunny skies, blue clouds and vibrantly green goodness. Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: Parmesan French toast, bashed cucumber and radish salad, cilantro and jalapeno salsa with pita chips, lamb kofta with yogurt sauce and sticky toffee pudding

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