Cooking/Recipes

Maddie’s Eggroll In A Bowl- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef Level: Intermediate (stove)   Ingredients:  1 1/2 lb ground beef or turkey 1 large onion diced finely 16 oz coleslaw mix 1/2 cup carrots peeled and finely shredded 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes 1 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1 tbsp garlic minced 1/2 to 3/4 […]

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Bruschetta- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef Level: Easy (chopping) Ingredients 4-5 medium-sized Roma tomatoes finely diced 1/4 cup fresh basil finely chopped 3 cloves garlic minced 2 tsp balsamic vinegar 1/4-1/2 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp ground pepper 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil divided 1 loaf of French bread    Instructions Wash your hands! Cut the tomatoes into […]

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KFC Bowls- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef Level: Easy (microwave/air fryer) Ingredients Prepared mashed potatoes (Carly will use Bob Evans brand) Prepared gravy (country-style or brown, your preference) Chicken nuggets or chicken strips (Carly will use the air fryer) Handful of corn (canned or frozen/steamed) Shredded cheese Salt and pepper Instructions Wash your hands! Heat up all of your ingredients […]

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KFC Bowl

Salmon with Zucchini and Rice- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef Level: Intermediate (stove, microwave) Ingredients: Fresh Salmon (we do 6oz per person in my family) Green onion 2 Tablespoons of butter 1 lemon Bag of jasmine microwavable rice (any rice will be fine!)  1 zucchini  Salt, pepper, olive oil  Greek seasoning (optional) Dried Dill (optional)    Instructions:  Preheat the oven to 420 degrees.  […]

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Chicken Tamale Bake- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef Level: Intermediate (oven) Ingredients: 1/3 cup milk 1 egg  1 1/2 tablespoon taco seasoning, divided 1 (14 3/4 ounce) can cream-style corn 1 (8.5 ounce) box corn muffin mix (such as Jiffy) 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chiles, drained 1 (10 ounce) can red enchilada sauce 2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast […]

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Chicken tamale pie

Chocolate-Dipped Oranges- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL chef level: easy Makes about 28 pieces Ingredients: 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips 3 clementine oranges 1 tablespoon chopped roasted almonds Pinch of flaky sea salt Directions:  Wash your hands! Line a sheet pan with parchment paper If they aren’t already, chop your almonds Put the chocolate chips into a small bowl and microwave […]

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Chocolate dipped oranges

Cheesy Pasta Presto- Virtual Cooking Class

Chef skill level: intermediate. (Stove, boiling water, chopping) Can easily be modified for a novice chef. Ingredients: Salt (to salt your pasta water) 1 box  of penne pasta  2 tablespoons of olive oil (twice around the pan) 5 thick slices of pancetta OR thick cut bacon, diced 1 small onion, chopped 4 large garlic cloves, […]

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Cheesy Pasta Presto

Super Stuffed Potatoes- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef Level: Easy (Microwave, Broiler) *Modification: could use microwave or air fryer instead of broiler Ingredients:  4 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled 2 russet potatoes 1/2 cup of sour cream OR plain greek yogurt 2 scallions 1/2 cup black olives salt and pepper to taste 1 cup of your favorite shredded cheese Directions: […]

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One Pot Broccoli Bowtie Pasta- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef Level: Intermediate (Stove) Modification: could use ready pasta and microwave the broccoli if aren’t ready to use the stove independently Ingredients: 1 box of bowtie pasta 1 bag of frozen broccoli (9-10oz) Olive oil, for drizzling 2 tsp minced garlic 1 cup of starchy pasta water (Don’t forget to save it!) 1/3 to […]

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Antipasto Salad- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef Level: Easy (some chopping) Makes 4 servings Ingredients:  Please note- there are many ingredients listed, but you can just add the items you like! For the dressing: Your favorite vinaigrette OR 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil salt and pepper to taste For the salad: chunks or pearls of mozzarella cheese […]

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Pepperoni Meatballs- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef level: Intermediate (Oven use) Sensory warning! May want gloves to mix and make meatballs with our hands Ingredients:  1 pound ground beef or turkey 4 oz. pepperoni chopped up into small bits 1 egg 1/2 Italian bread crumbs 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder cooking spray […]

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Monte Cristo and Elvis French Toast Sandwiches- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef Level: Intermediate (skillet use) *Could modify and use a panini press, sandwich press or George Forman grill instead of skillet Ingredients: (Carly will make both sandwiches, but you can choose just one if you’d like) For the Monte Cristos: 4 slices of thin sandwich bread (we will make 2 savory sandwiches) 4 slices […]

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Smoothie Bowls- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef level: easy  Smoothies are amazing because you can make them however you like! Smoothie bowls are even more fun because you get to add yummy items to the top of your smoothie bowl. The trick is to keep your smoothie mixture super thick so you can eat it with a spoon, and top […]

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Monster Munch- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef Level: Easy (Microwave) Ingredients 1 cup pretzels 2½ cups Honey Nut Cheerios 2½ cups Corn Chex 1 cup peanuts 1 package (12 ounces) candy corn M&M’s 2 cups candy corn 1 package (12 ounces) white chocolate chips 1 ½ Tablespoons vegetable oil Halloween sprinkles optional Instructions Wash your hands! In a large bowl combine the pretzels, Cheerios, Corn Chex, peanuts, M&M’s and candy corn. Stir to combine then set aside. […]

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Monster munch

Taco Rice- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef Level: Easy (stove) Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 packet taco seasoning 2 cups water 2 cups Minute Rice uncooked 1 cup salsa 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese Taco fixin’s of your choice- tortilla chips, tomatoes, lettuce, sour cream… Instructions In a large skillet, brown and crumble ground beef. Drain excess grease. Add […]

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Austin’s Air Fryer Apple Hand Pies- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef Level: Easy Before class: Thaw your pie crust! Read the package instructions Ingredients: 14.1 ounce refrigerated package pie crust (2 crusts) or a can of biscuits 1/2 can (21 ounce) apple pie filling (or your favorite pie filling) 1 large egg water 3 teaspoons sugar Caramel sauce for dipping, optional Directions: Wash your Hands! Cut the pie crusts into 5-inch circles using a […]

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Avocado Egg Rolls- Virtual Cooking Class

Ingredients: 1 1/2 California Avocados, diced 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped 1/4 cup red onion, diced 2 Tbsp sun-dried tomatoes, diced 1/2 lime, juiced 1/2 tsp Kosher salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/8 tsp garlic powder 4 full-size egg roll wrappers canola oil spray Avocado Dip Ingredients (optional!): 2 Tbsp light sour […]

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Roasted Grape Crostini

DSL Chef Level: Easy (stove or air fryer) Ingredients:  The Roasted Grapes 3 cups seedless red grapes washed 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil plus more as needed 1/4 tsp kosher salt plus more for serving 2 sprigs fresh thyme or rosemary The Crostini 2 slices sourdough bread or hearty bread of your choosing 1/2 cup […]

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Chicken Divan- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef Level: Intermediate (stove) Ingredients: 3 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded (canned is fine!) 2 bags of frozen broccoli (fresh is fine!) 8oz chicken broth  2 cans cream of chicken soup Shredded cheese ⅔ cup mayo  ½ stick butter Box of stovetop savory herb stuffing Directions: Preheat oven to 350  Shred chicken and set […]

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Chicken Divan

One Pan Peanut Chicken- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef Level: Intermediate (Oven and stove) Ingredients: 8oz gnocchi  2lbs skinless chicken thighs or breasts thinly sliced  4 tbsp honey  4 tbsp vegetable oil  4 tbsp Thai green curry paste (add little at a time, all curries are different) 4 tbsp peanut butter  1 tsp salt  2 heads of broccoli, cut into florets  1 […]

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One Pan Peanut Chicken

Chicken Bacon Ranch Wraps- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef Level: Easy  4 large tortillas 8 oz. deli sliced chicken breast 8 strips thick cut bacon, cooked crisp 2 cups lettuce leaves 1/2 cup diced tomatoes 4 tbsp ranch dressing Avocado  Instructions Lay tortilla out on plate, top with 1/2 cup lettuce leaves in center of tortilla. Top with 2 tbsp diced tomatoes, […]

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Chicken Bacon Ranch Wraps

Grant’s Orange Salad- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef Level: Easy Grant shared an American Classic, Orange Salad! Gelatin and Dessert Salads have been household staples and potluck pleasers since the 1940’s, and their popularity isn’t fading any time soon! This light and fluffy Holiday favorite can be whipped up in minutes and is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Creamy and […]

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Jade’s Breakfast Cookies- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef level: easy (oven) Healthy Quarantine Cooking Guest Chef Jade Parks Jump start your morning with a bite of banana and bit of sweet! Jade’s breakfast bites will have you soon forgetting cereal and going coo-coo for cookies instead! This healthy sweet treat makes for a great on-the-go breakfast, easy filling snack, or healthy […]

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Anna’s Healthy No Bake Cookies- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef Level: Easy Healthy Quarantine Cooking Guest Chef Anna Gilbert Week 6 served up surprisingly healthy, but not surprisingly delicious No Bake cookies!! Also known as Preacher Cookies (look up the story – its very funny!), Cow Patties (Eww? but also understandable), and Poogies (not even sure where this came from!), No Bakes have […]

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Jill’s Microwave Granola- Virtual Cooking Class

DSL Chef Level: Easy Healthy Quarantine Cooking Guest Chef Jill Wright Flashback to week 4 of our Healthy Quarantine Cooking series! Let’s talk granola! Friends, a healthier, yummier, easy snack does not exist! Topper for yogurt, healthy fruit crisps, or solo with milk, this crunchtastic fiber filled treat will you have you running back for […]

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Mrs. Susan’s Energy Bites- Virtual Cooking Class

Healthy Quarantine Cooking Week 1 Guest Chef Mrs. Susan We’re throwing it all the way back to Week One for a special highlight on the Chef that started our Healthy Quarantine Cooking journey! And what better way to start off our journey than with a bite of sweet, creamy, salty delicious energy?! These nutty creamy […]

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Aunt Sally’s Deviled Eggs- Virtual Cooking Class

Healthy Quarantine Cooking Week 5Guest Chef Jill’s Aunt Sally Crack open your fridge and break out the eggs – it’s time for deviled eggs, friends! We’re jumping ahead to week 5 of our Healthy Quarantine Cooking series to spotlight another ancient classic! Deviled eggs are said to have originated in Rome, but guest chef Aunt […]

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Emily’s Berry Delicious Smoothie- Virtual Cooking Class

Healthy Quarantine Cooking Week 3 Guest Chef Emily Bush Break out those blenders friends! Week 3 swirled in a flurry of frozen fruity flavor fabulousness! All thanks to Emily, her delectable fruit smoothie practically transported us from stay-cation to vacation with her chilling tropical refreshment! Smoothies are a great and easy way to drink your […]

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Katie’s Holy Guacamole- Virtual Cooking Class

Healthy Quarantine Cooking    Guest Chef Katie Croom   Katie kicked off week two of our Healthy Quarantine Cooking Series by spicing up our Tuesday morning with an ancient classic: guacamole! One of Katie’s favorite healthy snacks, guacamole has been around for thousands of years, and the original creators, the Aztecs, clearly mastered the art […]

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