I'll have more for you about what's cooking over at the University of Tennessee's Culinary Institute, but for now, get out your aprons! Several series of non-credit baking classes commence this evening (Tuesday, Sept. 18) and in the days and weeks to come. Here's the deal from their press release:
UT Culinary Institute Launches Series of Baking Classes on Tuesday
KNOXVILLE -- Those with a sweet tooth and a "hunger" for knowledge are invited to register for night classes at UT's Culinary Institute.
The fall 2012 baking series, which begins Tuesday, Sept. 18, will include courses on breakfast pastries, cookies, pies and tarts. The series will be led by Chef Heather Pennypacker, who formerly worked at Deerpark Restaurant at Biltmore Estates, where she managed all aspects of the pastry department, from breads to wedding cakes.
All classes will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the UT Culinary Institute in the UT Visitors' Center building at 2712 Neyland Dr. Classes are $189 each and are open to the public.
The classes offered in the baking series are:
Breakfast Pastries and Laminated Doughs -- Sept. 18, 20, 25 and 27
Learn many different aspects of breakfast pastries and laminated doughs, including quick breads, danish dough, croissant dough, puff pastry, cinnamon rolls, scones and biscuits.
Cookies -- Oct. 2, 4, 9 and 11
Learn to make rolled, drop, refrigerated, and piped cookies, including macaroons, linzer, glazed sugar cookies, rugelach, spritz, tuile and biscotti.
Pies and Tarts -- Oct. 23, 25, 30 and Nov. 1
Transform basic pie doughs and sweet doughs into beautiful pies and tarts, including berry crumb pie, chocolate cream pie, lemon meringue, French apple tart and more.
Register for classes online at http://culinary.utk.edu or call 974-0280.
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