Whether you're looking for a last-minute gift or self-improvement for yourself, the hands-on cooking classes at Waterfront Kitchen in Fells Point promise to be informative and fun. Tastings and wine are included, too!
The "Monday Series" classes, taught by chef Jerry Pellegrino, start on Jan. 7 in the restaurant kitchen with "Maximum Flavor Healthy Dishes for the New Year." Each class is $59 (not including gratuity) and runs from 6-9 p.m. Reservations: 443-681-5310.
Here's the rest of the lineup:
Jan. 21: "The Art of Making Pasta I."
Jan. 28: "The Art of Making Pasta II."
Feb. 4: "The Art of Making Sushi."
Feb. 11: "Cooking with Aphrodisiacs."
Feb. 18: "The Art of Making Bacon and Other Pork Products."
Feb. 25: "The Art of Making Chili."
March 4: "A Tribute to Julia Child," featuring techniques and dishes made famous by the legendary cook.
March 11: "Molecular Gastronomy."
March 18: "The Art of Making Sweet & Savory Soufflés."
March 25: "The Art of Cutting, Cleaning, and Cooking Fish."
Photo of a previous pasta class, courtesy of Waterfront Kitchen's Facebook page.