Monday, October 25, 2010

Bacon Bits

On Wednesday, November 3 Julie Van Rosendaal will take you through every way you wanted to cook bacon, but were afraid to try in Everything, Everything Tastes Better With Bacon!

If you love bacon or wonder why people love bacon so much, then this is the event for you. The menu for this demonstration class includes Bacon-Wrapped Dates stuffed with Parmesan, Candied Bacon, Bacon Mac & Cheese, Bacon Caramel Corn, Bacon Ice Cream and Bacon Pecan Brittle.

Call The Cookbook Co. Cooks at 403-265-6066 to register and say "Hello, Salty Goodness!"

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Simply More...Vegetarian!

On Sunday, October 24th, guest instructor and cookbook author Tahera Rawji will be your guide through a vegetarian class with delicious, karma-inspired recipes that include Vegetable Samosas, Daal Curry, Paneer Butter Masala, Red Coconut Chutney and Vegetable Biryani.

As a special treat for signing up for this class only, each particpant will receive an authentic Indian rolling pin - specifically designed for making chapatis.

Visit for more details about this class, as well as all of Tahera's classes this weekend, or call The Cookbook Co. at 403-265-6066 to register.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Back to Basics

Chef and Calgary ex-pat dee Hobsbawn-Smith returns to The Cookbook Co. for a week of classes designed to either get you started or refine your existing skills in basic cooking techniques.

Classes include Sauté & Stir Fry, Ready, Set, Grill! and we've just added a new combination class of Poaching, Steaming and Roasting on Sunday, October 17th from 11 am to 3 pm. Eggs, fish, vegetables, meats, poultry, nuts and spices are on the agenda in this intensive class that will have you whistling while you papilotte!

Visit for more information or call The Cookbook Co. at 403-265-6066 to register for one of dee's classes which run Saturday, October 16th to Wednesday, October 20th.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Ooh La La!

It's true what they say - there's no place like home. Particularly when that home is La Belle France!

Let Dominique Moussu, chef/owner of L'Épicerie and Richard Harvey, sommelier/owner Metrovino Fine Wines be your guides through an evening of exquisite French food and wine on Wednesday, October 13th from 6:30 - 9 pm.

Sit down, relax and watch as Moussu takes you through the steps of preparing Gratine l'oignon, Boeuf Bourguignon and Tarte Tatin. Sip perfectly paired wines while Richard & Dominique discuss putting a menu like this together for your guests at home.

Call The Cookbook Co. at 403-265-6066 to register.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Dans la Bouchon!

Passionate about bistro cooking? What about eating bistro cooking?

On October 12th join The Cookbook Co. Catering Chef Matthew Altizer and Catering Director Jenni Neidhart - appropriately in our downstairs "bistro" kitchen - for the Tuesday Night Book Club featuring recipes from Thomas Keller's Bouchon.

On the menu - Tapas Olives, Brandade Fritters with Tomato Confit, Mâche Salad with Beets and Chèvre, Duck Confit with Brussels Sprouts and Vanilla Pots de Crème. On the agenda - a chit chat about the book, working with specific ingredients and the cuisine of Thomas Keller.

Register online or by calling the store at 403-265-6066 - as a bonus, you may even bump into Bob Blumer...

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