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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  • Cookies For Rookies

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    Monday, November 18
    Cookies For Rookies
    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 April can help. Class will start with making and baking simple, smooth and delicious sugar cookies, then teach how use royal icing. You will flood and outline your cookies to create one-of-a-kind cookies for all your holiday gatherin student will decorate and take home four completed holiday cookies.

    We will also have an appetizer tray for you to snack on during class.

  • Schymik’s Kitchen Scrumptious Surprises

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    Tuesday, January 14, 2020
    Schymik’s Kitchen Scrumptious Surprises
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $55/person
    Chef: Scott Schymik

    Scott 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

  • Girls Night Out – Grand Friendsgiving

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    Thursday, November 21
    Girls Night Out – Grand Friendsgiving
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: Holly Duncan with Culinary Innovations by April

    Take a family holiday devoted to gluttony and remove the pressures of being surrounded with a weird cousin or 12, and you’re left with a worry-free celebration with your chosen family, your best friends and your newest pals. Whether you’re a Friendsgiving host or a guest, Chef Holly will share her Grand Marnier-style to create the tastiest gathering ever! Limited cash bar available including special fall cocktail!

    Menu: fall salad with Grand Marnier vinaigrette, Grand Marnier cranberry relish, Grand Marnier citrus turkey breast, Grand Marnier honey mashed sweet potatoes, Grand Marnier carrot cake with cream cheese icing

  • Lunch and Learn – Last Call For Pumpkin

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    Friday, November 22
    Lunch and Learn – Last Call For Pumpkin
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations by April

    It’s almost time to say goodbye to pumpkin season, but not before we bring traditional alfredo sauce to the next level! Creamy, luscious and super simple, try this warm comforting blend of flavors! Last call for a pumpkin-themed class!

    Menu: fresh green salad with pumpkin vinaigrette, pumpkin alfredo pasta and pumpkin blondie

  • Intro to Macarons!

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    Saturday, November 23
    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 introduction class is a repeat of our super-popular September class.

    Menu: vanilla, chocolate and strawberry cheesecake macarons

  • Lunch and Learn – No-Bakes

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    Tuesday, December 3
    Lunch and Learn – No-Bakes
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    No-bakes can be a very simple way to have yummy sweets ready in a snap! Today’s lunch class will focus on Chef Aimee’s easy, but delicious crowd-pleasing no-bakes along with her amazing chef salad to balance all the sweet!

    Menu: chef salad with homemade ranch, no-bake Samoa cookies, chocolate almond cornflake clusters, and marshmallow peanut butter haystacks

  • Holiday Cooking with Stainless

    Tuesday, December 3
    Holiday Cooking with Stainless
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $25/person
    Chef: Bobby Griggs, Vice President New Era, Hammer Stahl

    Are you ready to add easy, tasty holiday items to your repertoire? We are excited to welcome Bobby Griggs back to our kitchen to share his knowledge and passion for Hammer Stahl’s seven-ply stainless cookware. He will be using this Clarksville, TN-made cookware to make a delicious holiday dinner while he teaches us more about the versatility of cooking with stainless, and painless cleanup. If you have been thinking of adding stainless to your kitchen or giving a gift that will be appreciated for years to come, this class is for you!

    Special one night discounts on Hammer Stahl will be offered for class attendees.

    Menu: roasted butternut squash soup, apple brandy pork tenderloin, brilliant Brussel sprouts, chocolate orange fondue and complimentary wine tasting

  • Whew, It’s Wednesday!

    Wednesday, December 4
    Whew, It’s Wednesday!
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $45/person
    Chef: Patti McCrory, Professor Emeritus, University of Evansville

    You survived Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Shop Saturday, Sunday Fun-day, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday. Now it’s time to unwind and replenish your brain, body and soul. Exhale and enjoy as we kick back to make small bites and sweet treats. Pamper yourself a bit so you are ready to pamper others this holiday season. Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: Cucumber and egg rounds, tiny buffalo meatballs with celery and bleu cheese, shrimp and avocado lettuce wraps, brie wrapped in Filo and fig and caramelized onion, pecan pie Bundt cake, and elephant ears palmiers

  • Kids Merry GRINCHmas Breakfast (recommended ages 7+ years old)

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    Saturday, December 7
    Kids Merry GRINCHmas Breakfast (recommended ages 7+ years old)
    Time: 8:00a to 9:00a
    Cost: $30/child
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations by April

    Welcome Christmas, bring your cheer, cheer to all Who’s far and near! Christmas Day is in our grasp, as long as we have hands to clasp! Christmas Day will always be, just as long as we have we. Welcome Christmas with this fun hands-on brunch just for young Whos! No grumpy Grinches allowed! We encourage Whoville hair and costumes with a prize for the best Who! Limited to twelve students.

    Menu: Grinch juice, roast beast (ham), who-hash, and Grinch fruit hats

    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.

  • Brunch Break

    Saturday, December 7
    Brunch Break
    Time: 10:00a to 11:30a
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations by April

    Brunch always seems like a great idea, until you realize just how early you have to wake up to make it. Feeding a crowd doesn’t have to be exhausting! Chef April will share amazing make-ahead or simple recipes with tips so you can actually enjoy the morning. Perfect for Christmas morning, holiday guests, or any lazy Sunday!

    Menu: everything bagel Bundt, Dutch baby fluffy pancake, festive holiday Danish, and Christmas tree fruit tree

  • Holly’s Holiday Cookie and Treat Exchange

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    Sunday, December 8
    Holly’s Holiday Cookie and Treat Exchange
    Time: Noon
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: Holly Duncan with Culinary Innovations

    The best way to spread Christmas cheer is by giving people what they want: delicious treats! If you are in the need of a gift, these delicious treats Santa approved! In this hands-on class, you will be making cookies and treats to sample, exchange, and take home in a pretty holiday package so your treats go home in style. Class size is limited, so sign up early!

    Menu: jam thumbprint cookies, bourbon balls, no-bake turtle cookies, rum cakes, chocolate bark, graham cracker toffee, savory snack mix, sweet snack mix, no-fail fudge, chocolate crinkle cookies, chocolate covered pretzels, no-bake hot chocolate cookie, and peanut butter cookies

  • Hogwarts Christmas

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    Thursday, December 12
    Hogwarts Christmas
    Time: 6:00p
    Cost: $55/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Celebrate as if in the wizarding world of Harry Potter! Potterheads can scarf down some of Harry’s favorites in this Hogwarts Christmas feast. Trivia questions scattered throughout the night with a prize for winner! Includes complementary tasting of butterbeer and Polyjuice potion. Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: salad with balsamic and port reduction dressing, dry mustard-rubbed turkey breast with red currant sauce, roast potatoes, buttered peas with sage, sticky toffee pudding, chocolate frogs, cocktails of Polyjuice potion and butterbeer.

  • Epic Charcuterie

    Friday, December 13
    Epic Charcuterie
    Time: 5:00p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Far more than a bunch of meat and cheese on a plate, charcuterie is a culinary choose-your-own adventure story. Chef Aimee will share key components of flavors, textures, colors and finishing touches to help you assemble a simple, but EPIC Charcuterie board. Limited cash bar including wines to pair with charcuterie.

    Menu: Rosemary “marcona” almonds, sugared graham cracker pecans, smoked salmon mousse, Liptauer cheese spread, mango chutney, Blue cheese stuffed dates with bacon, braised garlic and other delectables.

  • Fabulous Holiday Brunch

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    Sunday, December 15
    Fabulous Holiday Brunch
    Time: Noon
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: Robin Mallery

    This brunch class will offer a makeover of what you may think of as ho-ho-hum brunch dishes by bringing together ingredients in unique ways to tantalize your taste buds. You will recognize each dish, yet be delighted with the twists on flavor and textures! Join Robin in the exploration of taking brunch from the familiar to the fabulous!

    Menu: surprisingly best-ever scrambled eggs, uncommonly fab French toast sandwich, not-Quaker-Oats oatmeal casserole, and delectable baked fruit

  • Lunch and Learn – Soup for the Season

    Monday, December 16
    Lunch and Learn – Soup for the Season
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Soup is like a blanket. It keeps us warm and toasty and we all have our favorites! Nourish yourself with a ladle full of these budget-friendly soups. They can be made ahead and ready for a quick lunch or dinner, or frozen for future, frenzied days when there is no time to cook. Soup is also a thoughtful gift for a neighbor or elderly friend!

    Menu: Aimee’s tomato bisque soup, split pea soup with pork and leaks and Sourdough bread

  • Roll, Roll, Roll Your Sushi

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    Tuesday, December 17
    Roll, Roll, Roll Your Sushi
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: Alex Munoz and Logan Guerzini with Kanpai

    Alex and Logan return 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! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: assortment of create-your-own sushi rolls

  • “Nailed It” Cookie Decorating

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    Thursday, December 19
    “Nailed It” Cookie Decorating
    Time: 3:00p to 4:30p
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations

    Decorating sugar cookies like a pro takes a lot of practice but even a novice can have a “nailed it” result with the right insider information! Chef April is sharing her secrets to ensure success for the perfect holiday cookie. She has done the baking, now it’s time for you to do the decorating. Master icing consistency, choose the right kind of food coloring, practice piping, learn to flood quickly, and appreciate the toothpick! You’ll leave with a six hand decorated sugar cookies to eat or share.

    Menu: royal icing, coloring and consistency techniques, decorating ideas (sugar cookie recipe included).

  • “Nailed It” Sugar Cookie Baking and Decorating

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    Thursday, December 19
    “Nailed It” Sugar Cookie Baking and Decorating
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $40/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations

    Baking and decorating sugar cookies like a pro takes a lot of practice but even a novice can have a “nailed it” result with the right insider information! Chef April is sharing her secrets to ensure success for the perfect holiday cookie. Class will start with making and baking simple, smooth and delicious sugar cookies. Then it’s time for you to do the decorating. Master icing consistency, choose the right kind of food coloring, practice piping, learn to flood quickly, and appreciate the toothpick! You’ll leave with a eight hand decorated sugar cookies to eat or share.

    Menu: royal icing, coloring and consistency techniques, decorating ideas (sugar cookie recipe included).

  • Feast of Seven Fishes – La Vigilia di Natale

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    Friday, December 20
    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

  • Holiday’s Happiest Hour

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    Sunday, December 22
    Holiday’s Happiest Hour
    Time: 12:30p
    Cost: $45/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    There is nothing more satisfying than the perfect bite. And there’s no more delicious way to wash down the perfect bite than with a refreshing glass (or two) of festive cocktails! Serving them up small-plate style, Chef Aimee is presenting a selection of great bites that you can mix and match to create the happiest of happy hours! Get inspiration for your New Year’s Eve celebrations! Limited cash bar, including festive cocktails.

    Menu: bacon and tomato quiche bites, savory Cajun crab and shrimp cheesecake, donut hole bacon cheeseburger mini sliders, Thai chicken lettuce wraps, and fig-n-pig mini flatbread

  • Green Egg Grilling

    Friday, December 27
    Green Egg Grilling
    Time: 2:00p
    Cost: $60/person
    Chef: Jim Johnson

    Wait! Don’t put your grill away yet! Just because the mercury has taken a plunge doesn’t mean you can’t still fire up your smoker or grill to enjoy world-class BBQ! In Jim’s class you will learn everything from barbecue to basics to some “secrets” that earned him 76 grand-championships over his 28-year competition career. We will be using Big Green Eggs from Bassemier’s Fireplace and Patio-Spa for this unique class! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: pulled pork, ribs, smoked ham, coleslaw, surprise NYE appropriate appetizers and dessert

  • Green Egg Grilling

    Saturday, December 28
    Green Egg Grilling
    Time: Noon
    Cost: $60/person
    Chef: Jim Johnson

    Wait! Don’t put your grill away yet! Just because the mercury has taken a plunge doesn’t mean you can’t still fire up your smoker or grill to enjoy world-class BBQ! In Jim’s class you will learn everything from barbecue to basics to some “secrets” that earned him 76 grand-championships over his 28-year competition career. We will be using Big Green Eggs from Bassemier’s Fireplace and Patio-Spa for this unique class! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: pulled pork, ribs, smoked ham, coleslaw, surprise NYE appropriate appetizers and dessert

     

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