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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  • 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

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    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

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    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

     

  • Kids Class – Frozen II (Recommended ages 8+ years old)

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    Thursday, January 2
    Kids Class – Frozen II (Recommended ages 8+ years old)
    Time: 10:00a to 11:30a   OR Noon to 1:30p
    Cost: $35/child
    Chef: Emily Herrmann, Kelsea Parrish, and Delaney Bond with Thyme in the Kitchen

    Who is ready for a Frozen II Party?!? Frozen Fever is back and we are so excited! This class is complete with Elsa and Anna approved treats that are sure to make Olaf giggle! Join us for this icy blast!

    Class size is limited, so sign up early!

    Menu: Snowflake pancakes, snow cap punch, a tropical Olaf, Sven cookies, (we finish each other’s) sandwiches, and sweet ombre treats

    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.

  • Date Night – Peruvian

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    Friday, January 3
    Date Night – Peruvian
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $100/couple
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    The cuisines of the Inca, Spanish, Africans, Europeans, Chinese, and Japanese have been seamlessly incorporated into one unified Peruvian food culture. Bring your plus one and discover why Peruvian foods are becoming a worldwide rage. Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: Roasted yuca with Huancaina sauce, Peruvian chicken with green sauce, Peruvian fresh corn and quinoa and onion relish, Peruvian caramel dessert

  • Kids Class – Sushi! (recommended ages 9+ years old)

    Tuesday, January 7
    Kids Class – Sushi! (recommended ages 9+ years old)
    Time: 4:00p to 5:30p
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: Alex Munoz with Kanpai and Jayson Munoz Caters

    As a former 3rd grade teacher, Alex is amazing at showing kids how to create fantastic sushi rolls. 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

  • Crazy for Keto

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    Wednesday, January 8
    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, Rueben slaw, steak in duck fat, grilled pineapple salsa, and brown butter pralines

  • Lunch and Learn – South of the Border

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    Friday, January 10
    Lunch and Learn – South of the Border
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: April Boeke of Culinary Innovations

    Mexican food may be the most crave-inducing cuisine out there. Join Chef April as she helps satisfy that craving!

    Menu: chicken taco salad and hearty black bean soup

  • Three Week Basics Series

    Monday, January 13, 20 and 27
    Three Week Basics Series
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $150/person for all three classes
    Chef: April Boeke of Culinary Innovations

    Each series will teach the novice (and not so novice) cook about basic cooking skills, knife skills, meat cookery, stocks and sauces. If you’ve been thinking about mastering a new technique or just getting more comfortable in the kitchen, April will be the perfect chef to take your cooking skills to the next level. This hands-on class includes an apron for you to take home!

    Series 1 (January 13) will feature a simple salad, roasted chicken and roasted vegetables.

    Series 2 (January 20) will be a simple appetizer or salad, searing beef, deglazing pan to make sauce and sautéing vegetables.

    Series 3 (January 27) will give you the expertise to perfectly prepare a fish dinner with grilled vegetables and a delicious dessert.

  • Lunch and Learn – Greek

    Tuesday, January 14
    Lunch and Learn – Greek
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Feel the need for some sun in January? We’ll head to the Greek Isles for a fun lunch of Greek salad and spinach pie!

    Menu: Greek salad with homemade dressing and Spanakopita

  • Schymik’s Kitchen Scrumptious Surprises

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    Tuesday, January 14, 2020
    Schymik’s Kitchen Scrumptious Surprises (originally scheduled for November; it is currently waitlisted, but please call to be added to the waitlist)
    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

  • Date Night – Bourbon, Bourbon, Bourbon

    Friday, January 17
    Date Night – Bourbon, Bourbon, Bourbon
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $115 /couple
    Chef: Holly Duncan with Culinary Innovations

    Chef Holly LOVES to cook with booze, and she is once again including it in every course of this amazing meal. Grab your partner or friend and enjoy this boozy bonanza! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: maple bourbon sea scallop salad, bourbon glazed carrots, ribeye steak with bourbon cream sauce, drunken bourbon bread pudding

  • Lunch – Philly Cheese Steak

    Monday, January 20
    Lunch – Philly Cheese Steak
    Time: 11:30a to 1:00p
    Cost: $25/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Philly cheese steaks are iconic – and for good reason. Chef Aimee will take your taste buds 800 miles to Philly without leaving Franklin Street to satisfy your craving. Join us for an extended one and a half hour lunch class on this Martin Luther King holiday.

    Menu: Philly cheese sandwich and baked fries.

  • Girls Night Out — Boozy Bourbon, Baby!

    Thursday, January 23
    Girls Night Out — Boozy Bourbon, Baby!
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: Holly Duncan with Culinary Innovations by April

    Bourbon is great in cocktails, but why stop there?!? Chef Holly loves to cook with bourbon and she is going to make this a boozy fun night with bourbon in every course. Grab your girlfriends or come meet some new ones. Limited cash bar available, including a signature bourbon cocktail!

    Menu: bourbon winter salad with homemade vinaigrette, Bourbon salmon with bacon pecan crust, bourbon bacon brussels, bourbon caramel apple pie

  • Date Night – Winter Surf and Turf

    Friday, January 24
    Date Night – Winter Surf and Turf
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $120/couple
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Secure a win with these romantic date night dinner recipes from Chef Aimee. Skip the restaurant scene, learn new cooking tips, and take your taste buds to new levels of deliciousness. Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: hearty winter salad with figs and walnuts, sous vide eye round with mushroom and port sauce, Porcini dusted roasted salmon, cabbage and leek au gratin, sweet potatoes, and affogato

  • A Day in the Kitchen – Soups and Stocks

    Saturday, January 25
    A Day in the Kitchen – Soups and Stocks
    Time: 11:00a to 2:30p
    Cost: $75/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Come over to the other side of the counter to master cooking in our special participation classes. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, A Day in the Kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of specific culinary arts. You will learn basic cooking skills as today’s class focuses on stocks and soups. Class is limited to eight people.

    Menu: Chicken and beef stock, split pea soup, French onion soup, Cuban black bean soup, chicken and dumplings, and minestrone

  • Lunch and Learn – Pittsburgh Sandwich

    Wednesday, January 29
    Lunch and Learn – Pittsburgh Sandwich
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/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 vinaigrette, and The Pittsburgh sandwich

  • Bourbon, Bacon, Burgers… Oh My!

    Thursday, January 30
    Bourbon, Bacon, Burgers… Oh My!
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: Holly Duncan with Culinary Innovations

    Forget the ‘snowflakes on my nose and eyelashes’….a few of our favorite things are bourbon, bacon and burgers!! Chef Holly will have us all singing about our favorites as she shares new ways to incorporate bourbon in every bite!

    Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: Bacon bourbon BBQ burger, honey bourbon chicken wings, bourbon mac and cheese, bourbon bacon brittle, and homemade vanilla bourbon ice cream

  • Lunch and Learn – Comfort Foods Gone Healthy

    Friday, January 31
    Lunch and Learn – Comfort Foods Gone Healthy
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations by April

    Simple, hearty, comforting and healthy…perfect for a late January lunch.

    Menu: salad with mixed greens and homemade vinaigrette, and healthy Shepherd’s pie

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