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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  • Thai One On!

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    Thai One On!
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: Wanphen McDonald with Pangea Kitchen

    We are very excited to welcome Chef Wanphen back to our kitchen!! If you love Thai food but are not sure how to duplicate the complex flavors in your own home, join Chef Wanphen as she offers the building blocks for preparing real Thai food from scratch, instructs on how to find traditional Thai ingredients (or substitutes) in our area and puts it all together to ensure each student is capable of cooking and presenting delicious dishes on their own.  The preparation and cooking techniques are the same way it is done at Pangea! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: Pad Ke Mao pork (drunken noodles pork), dipping sauce and pork and shrimp dumplings

  • Roll, Roll, Roll Your Dough! (recommended ages 8-13)

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    Monday, July 22
    Roll, Roll, Roll Your Dough! (recommended ages 8-13)
    Time: 11:00a to 12:30p
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: Julia Knight and Kelsea Parrish with Thyme in the Kitchen

    Drop off your future chefs at Thyme in the Kitchen, let them learn to roll their own pie dough while you run errands or have lunch at one of the many Franklin Street restaurants! This hands on class is limited to twelve students.

    Menu: chicken pot pie and fruit pie

    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

  • You Wanna a Peach of Me?

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    Monday, July 22
    You Wanna a Peach of Me?
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $40/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations

    If you suffer from peach cobbler fatigue, try taking this juicy fruit for a walk on the savory side. With local peach season in full swing, Chef April has pulled together some of her favorites with flavors ranging from sweet to savory. We will be using peaches from the famous St. Phillip Peach orchard.

    Menu: grilled peach arugula salad, pork tenderloin with peach salsa, sautéed green beans with peaches and peaches and cream cake

  • Kids Class – Taco Tuesday

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    Tuesday, July 23
    Kids Class – Taco Tuesday (recommended ages 8 – 13 years)
    Time: 11:00a to 12:30p
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: Julia Knight and Kelsea Parrish with Thyme in the Kitchen

    Let’s give your child something to “taco” ‘bout with this interactive class: taco-bout awesome!! This hands on class is limited to twelve students.

    Menu: homemade guacamole, salsa, beef tacos and fried ice cream cake

    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.

  • Seafood and Salad Surprise

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    Tuesday, July 23
    Seafood and Salad Surprise
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: Jim Johnson, World Renowned Pitmaster and 78 Time Grand Champion

    Mister King of BBQ and “bacon makes everything better” is lightening it up for the summer! Join us for this surprisingly fresh and delicious menu. Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: Greek salad, salmon, shrimp, salad with citrus dressing, a medley of summer veggies, and fresh fruit dessert

  • Knife Skills

    Wednesday, July 24
    Knife Skills
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $45/person 
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations

    Cut, dice, peel, pit, julienne, mince, slice….what does it all mean?!?! Join us for a hands-on night of chopping, mincing, and slicing as we prove that knife skills aren’t just for professionals. Chef April will teach you everything you need to know about choosing, storing, sharpening, holding, and using the most important tool in the kitchen. Good knife skills can change the way you feel about cooking and keep you safer. Food preparation will become faster, easier and more enjoyable. We will have 8-inch chef’s knives for you to practice each skill.

  • Lunch and Learn – Basil Zucchini Abundance

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    Thursday, July 25
    Lunch and Learn – Basil Zucchini Abundance
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Where did all this zucchini come from? Whether it’s your own garden, a neighbor’s or the local farmer’s market…zucchini is everywhere now! Learn this easy-peasy tasty way to use nature’s bounty!

    Menu: homemade focaccia bread, basil pesto zoodles with grilled chicken

  • Kids Class – Upside Down Day! Recommended ages 8+ years old

    Thursday, August 1
    Kids Class – Upside Down Day! Recommended ages 8+ years old
    Time: 1:00p to 2:30p
    Cost: $35/child
    Chef: Holly Duncan

    Turn your day upside down by having breakfast for lunch or dinner! In this hands on class, kids will learn to prepare dishes so good they will want to make them morning, noon and night! Limited to twelve students!

    Menu: blueberry cream cheese French toast rollups, sausage egg and cheese breakfast burritos, and breakfast parfait cups

    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! Boozy Beach Bash

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    Thursday, August 1
    Girls Night Out! Boozy Beach Bash
    Time: 6:00p
    Cost: $45/person
    Chef: Annie Leslie

    Sometimes a woman needs a girls trip to the beach….but sometimes that trip is not in the cards. Grab your bestie or come meet new friends for an boozy beach bash on Franklin Street! Limited cash bar including margaritas.

    Menu: champagne vinaigrette salad with fruit and spinach, The Captain’s guacamole bruschetta, tequila lime chicken and shrimp, and Pina colada and chocolate pudding shots, and margarita sample

  • A Few of our Favorites Kids Class – recommended ages 8+ years old

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    Monday, August 5
    A Few of our Favorites Kids Class – recommended ages 8+ years old
    Time: 3:00p to 4:30p
    Cost: $35/child
    Chef: Holly Duncan

    We have been asking kids what they want to make in class, and today we are having their choices! A few of our favorite things is the menu today in this hands on class! Limited to twelve students.

    Menu: Chicken bacon ranch foil packets, cheesy pepperoni pizza sticks and no-bake s’more cups

    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

  • One Sheet Wonders

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    Monday, August 5
    One Sheet Wonders
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $40/person
    Chef: Holly Duncan

    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: bruschetta chicken and veggies, Asian stir fry with beef, chili lime salmon, crispy cheddar pork chops with brussels and potatoes

  • Sushi for Kids

    Tuesday, August 6
    Sushi for Kids
    Time: 11:30a to 1:00p (Recommended ages 8 years and up)
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: Alex Munoz with Kanpai

    Alex’s sushi classes continue to sell out! We love it when she 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. Class is limited to fourteen 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 and create these wonderful dishes

  • Master Chef Junior (recommended ages 9 to 12 years old)

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    Tuesday, August 6
    Master Chef Junior (recommended ages 9 to 12 years old)
    Time: 3:00p to 5:30p
    Cost: $55/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations by April

    Treat your child to an unforgettable hands-on experience before they head back to school! Enjoy an extravaganza learning knife skills, food safety, and cooking techniques. Limited to 8 students. Please have students wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes and have long hair tied back.

    Menu: eggs (hard boiled, scrambled, and eggs in a hole), pasta and sauce, roasted chicken with vegetables, strawberry shortcake with whipped cream

    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.

  • Summer Bounty – Kitchen Zen

    Thursday, August 8
    Summer Bounty – Kitchen Zen
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $40/person
    Chef: Robin Mallery

    “Chef” Robin weaves her techniques for preparing the ingredients for several meals, all in one 90-Minutes of Kitchen Zen™ experience! Learn how to economize on your time and effort to prepare foundation foods that will create several meals for a week. Featured will be locally grown veggies, cooked to perfection, and mixed & matched just for you to savor two distinctly different dinners with the same foundational ingredients! This class is vegan / vegetarian friendly.

    Menu: rainbow salad, ratatouille with polenta, simple tortilla casserole with grains and beans, divine chocolate bark

  • Lunch and Learn – Just Peachy, Act II

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    Friday, August 9
    Lunch and Learn – Just Peachy, Act II
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations by April

    You asked for it….one more peach lunch before the end of our local peach season! New menu, but same fabulous St. Phillip Peaches will be used so we all will be feeling Just Peachy!

    Menu: grilled peach salad, peach glazed chicken thighs and peach sorbet

  • Green Egg Steak and Shrimp

    Monday, August 12
    Green Egg Steak and Shrimp
    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: salad, shrimp, steaks, sides and other surprises

  • Brunch and Learn – Farmers Market Brunch

    Friday, August 16
    Brunch and Learn – Farmers Market Brunch
    Time: 11:00a to noon
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: Sherry Parker, Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach

    Local gardens and farmer’s markets are overflowing with fabulous fresh vegetables! Let Sherry show you nutritious and delicious ways to use them while they are fresh! A healthy brunch never tasted so good!

    Menu: chilled quinoa salad and farmers market quiche with potato crust

  • Bowl Me Over

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    Monday, August 19
    Bowl Me Over           
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $40
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations by April

    Bowls, bowls, bowls, we’re all about that bowl!! Why? Bowls = meal prep at its finest! If you haven’t jumped on the meal prep bowls bandwagon, get on it! Meal prep bowls will make your life so much easier during the week and it will help fuel heathy habits. Meal bowls are so convenient and delicious you will be bowled over!

    Menu: California sushi roll bowl, chicken shawarma bowl, Greek bowl, Zoodle bowl, Fresh market bowl and berry bowl dessert

  • Lunch and Learn – Pollo Loco

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    Tuesday, August 20
    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

  • Taste Tour

    Wednesday, August 21
    Taste Tour
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $45/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Allow your taste buds to travel to another world tonight as Chef Aimee leads us across the globe for some of her favorites! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: fava bean hummus with pita bread, chopped Mediterranean salad, Maklouba (luscious upside-down dish w meat, veggies and rice), Koshary and Egyptian butter cookies

  • Brunch and Learn – Dutch Baby

    Friday, August 23
    Brunch and Learn – Dutch Baby
    Time: 10:00a to 11:00a
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: April Boeke with Culinary Innovations by April

    Dutch baby pancakes are like a hybrid of a pancake, a crepe and a popover – all in one giant skillet. The puffed and golden Dutch baby is equally appropriate for brunch or quick weeknight dinner!

    Menu: grilled melon salad and Dutch baby pesto breakfast pizza

  • Roman Date Night

    Friday, August 23
    Roman Date Night
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $100/couple
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    The Italian word “saltimbocca” means to “jump in the mouth” implying that the dish is so good the flavors come to you! Chef Aimee will teach you and your plus one how to make this sensational restaurant style menu at home! Limited cash bar available.

    Menu: arugula and parmigiano salad with frizzled salami, homemade focaccia, chicken saltimbocca, roasted yellow potatoes, sautéed broccoli rabe, and lemon ricotta cheesecake

  • No-Bake Baking

    Saturday, August 24
    No-Bake Baking
    Time: 9:00a to 10:30a
    Cost: $35/person
    Chef: Holly Duncan

    No celebration is complete without a sweet treat to top it off. Even if the heat is up outside, keep the kitchen cool with Chef Holly’s selection of no-bake desserts. These are easy to make, easy to enjoy and completely oven-free. Perfect to take to your Labor Day gatherings!

    Menu: No bake chocolate oatmeal bars, cake batter dip, white chocolate raspberry cheesecake, banana split cake, chocolate strawberry tart, and no-bake éclair cake

  • Farmers Market Finds

    Saturday, August 24
    Farmers Market Finds
    Time: 12:30p
    Cost: $38/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    The Franklin Street Bazaar and other local farmer’s markets are overflowing with a plethora of local fruits and vegetables. We’ll show you new ideas to use whatever is freshest from the market this week. Visit the Bazaar, then join us for the afternoon!

    Menu: Nicoise salad (tuna in creamy tarragon vinaigrette) with veggies from market (such as small potatoes, green beans, tomatoes, sweet peppers, sweet onions and greens – subject to what is available) and melon in mint syrup

  • Lunch and Learn – Tomato Time

    Tuesday, August 27
    Lunch and Learn – Tomato Time
    Time: Noon to 1:00p
    Cost: $20/person
    Chef: Aimee Blume

    Late summer means an excess of red, ripe tomatoes. Join us for a tomato lunch filled with new ways to use them while they are fresh!

    Menu: marinated tomato and cucumber salad and margherita pasta with fresh tomato, basil and mozzarella cheese

  • 6 Bs (Bourbon, Beer, Brats, Bacon, Burgers and Bailey’s)

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    Tuesday, August 27
    6 Bs (Bourbon, Beer, Brats, Bacon, Burgers and Bailey’s)
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: Holly Duncan

    Who knew all our favorites 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! Add Bailey’s and anyone would BE happy to BE here for the B foods! Limited cash bar.

    Menu: salad with bourbon vinaigrette, beer brat bites, burger with beer cheese and bacon jam, bourbon glazed chicken wings, bourbon potato gratin, and Irish car bomb cake

  • Schymik’s Kitchen Scrumptious Surprises

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    Wednesday, August 28
    Schymik’s Kitchen Scrumptious Surprises
    Time: 5:30p
    Cost: $50/person
    Chef: Scott Schymik with Sauced! and Schymik’s Kitchen

    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

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