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Nordic Holiday Baking

Cooking Class Kitchen Conservatory, St.Louis, MO

Don your warmest Scandinavian sweater, and join Lydia Gwin for a hands-on class baking traditional Nordic holiday treats. Everyone will learn how to pronounce the words, as the class makes kransekake - a Norwegian almond ring celebration cake, krumkake - Norwegian holiday almond pizzelle cookies, St. Lucia saffron buns, Danish hindbærsnitter - glazed buttery cookie […]

$60

Lunch with Lydia – Crispy to Glazed

Cooking Class Kitchen Conservatory, St.Louis, MO

Indulge in a delightful morning as we create a relaxed lunch with bright seasonal ingredients. Enjoy a savory crispy potato waffle with prosciutto and mustard crème fraîche sauce, cauliflower-hazelnut soup, plus glazed gingerbread bundt cake.

$45

Sugar Plum Fairy Tea

Cooking Class Kitchen Conservatory, St.Louis, MO

Treasure the magic of the holidays with a variety of teas including Crème de Earl Grey and Cranberry Crush and prepares delectable offerings. Enjoy parsnip-leek soup with chocolate brioche croutons, gouda and rosemary scones, turkey lingonberry puffs, Brussels sprouts-farro salad with bacon and parmesan dressed with maple-apple cider vinaigrette, plus butterscotch budino with caramel sauce […]

$50

Up Your Popcorn Game

Cooking Class Kitchen Conservatory, St.Louis, MO

Discover what's popping as Lydia Gwin creates surprising dishes with popcorn, including Lydia's popcorn bar complete with a variety of flavorings, including butter-toffee, spicy caramel, pepper and parmesan, cinnamon-malt, and sriracha-lime. Enjoy spiced popcorn-crusted chicken breast, a controversial you-be-the-judge popcorn salad with bacon and cheddar, popcorn bread and butter, plus caramel-butter popcorn ice cream.

$45.00

Shake, Rattle & Pour

Cooking Class Kitchen Conservatory, St.Louis, MO

With just days before Father Time changes the clock to a new year, take a few hours to plan (and practice) a great celebration menu. This hands-on class will shake up two cocktails - a spiced pomegranate fizz and espresso martinis, then join to create caramelized onion-mushroom bruschetta, mini beef and sausage meatballs in a […]

$60

Raclette

Cooking Class Kitchen Conservatory, St.Louis, MO

Treat yourself to a fabulous array of charcuterie and cheese boards with vegetable platters and all the details for creating a WOW presentation. Lydia Gwin has pulled out the raclette sets for Swiss melted cheese, as this hands-on class creates a stunning array of gruyère, comté, emmentaler, sausages, pulled chicken, asparagus, zucchini, mushrooms, cornichons, and […]

$65

Roped in with Ted Lasso

Cooking Class Kitchen Conservatory, St.Louis, MO

Ted Lasso won our hearts with his daily “biscuits for the boss” shortbread tied up in a little pink box, and Lydia Gwin will win over this hands-on class with dishes from her favorite scenes. Learn to make fish-and-chips from Crown & Anchor Pub with mushy peas, Ted's bullseye "KC style BBQ" chicken wings, Roy […]

$60

The Key to Keto

Cooking Class Kitchen Conservatory, St.Louis, MO

Start the year off on the right key with a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate keto diet designed to burn fats rather than carbohydrates. Lydia Gwin prepares pimiento deviled eggs, bacon-asparagus bites, steak and pear salad with Thai lime-fish sauce dressing, grilled pork tenderloin with grainy mustard vinaigrette served with lemony Brussels sprouts, plus peanut butter chocolate […]

$55

Brinner for the Winner

Cooking Class Kitchen Conservatory, St.Louis, MO

Serving breakfast for dinner is always a winning idea with dishes normally saved for leisurely weekend fare. Lydia Gwin does all the preparations as the class enjoys a savory Dutch baby with smoked salmon and asparagus topped with crème fraîche and scallions, carbonara frittata, caramelized citrus salad with prosecco on salted coconut granola and yogurt […]

$50

Zero Proof Cocktail Flights

Cooking Class Kitchen Conservatory, St.Louis, MO

Experience Lydia Gwin behind the “bar” creating a zero-proof cocktail flight paired with three perfect courses. Lydia shares mixology tips and the difference between simple syrup and shrubs, as she prepares cucumber tonic with lemon-lime simple syrup and Dry Botanical Cucumber Bubbly paired with tabbouleh with apples and walnuts and quinoa and pomegranates, a non-alcoholic […]

$55

Scouting for Brownies

Cooking Class Kitchen Conservatory, St.Louis, MO

It's that time of the year to help support the Girl Scouts with cookie orders and find inspiration to create exciting homemade brownies. Join Lydia Gwin for a hands-on class making chocolate-coconut-caramel Samoa® brownies, Thin Mint® brownies, Tagalong® peanut butter-cornflake crunch brownies, ToffeeTastic® - half brownie and half toffee chip cookie, plus S'Mores® chocolate brownies […]

$60

Lydia Cooks the Books with Hazan

Cooking Class Kitchen Conservatory, St.Louis, MO

Lydia Cooks the Books is a monthly culinary adventure featuring cookbooks from exciting and innovative chefs. Each month, Lydia demonstrates recipes from favorite cookbooks in her vast library. Enjoy a relaxed lunch highlighting recipes from Marcella Hazan's Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking with white bean soup with garlic and parsley, potato gnocchi in gorgonzola sauce with steak […]

$45