Discover a world of culinary delights at Sandhills Community College this November. Learn the art of yeast bread, create Thanksgiving desserts that will be the talk of the town, or make unforgettable appetizers. Our nine culinary courses await to tantalize your taste buds and expand your culinary horizons.
In "BBQ" you will look at different BBQ styles and preparations. Pellet grills, lump burning grills, charcoal, electric. Why are there so many, and when are they used? We also dive into the sauces of American BBQ. Tastings prepared in class. Held Monday, November 6, from 6-8 pm, this class will cost $75.
"Saucy" is all about sauces. The mother of sauces will be created in class, and we will also dive into the derivatives of these sauces. How and when to use what sauce and what additions will enhance our flavors. Small bites to taste sauces include chicken, beef, and broccoli. Held Monday, November 13, from 6-8 pm, this class will cost $75.
In "Savory Tarts," you will learn how to mix, shape, and create your own tart with seasonal ingredients. Chef Jason will teach you to make the perfect crust from scratch and how to prepare a classic quiche Lorraine for the class. Held Wednesday, November 8, from 6-8 pm, this class will cost $75.
"Knife Skills" will teach you to feel confident with a knife in the kitchen and help you reduce accidents by teaching sharpening and cutting techniques we can practice and use daily. Chicken wings and legs will be baked in class by students after learning how to break down a whole chicken. Held Monday, November 20, from 6-8 pm, this class will cost $75.
"Mexican Cuisine" will explore dishes that we order all the time. Let's check the authenticity. We will explore the trending Mexican cuisine, hoping to find some new flavors and dishes that we can surprise our guests right from home. Arroz con pollo or chimichangas made in class. Held Friday, November 17, from 6-8 pm, this class will cost $75.
In "Appetizers," you will make six different appetizers for you to have on your table. We will make mango ceviche, stuffed mushrooms, spinach artichoke zucchini bites, cherry tomato confit, and a quick sweet treat, candied pecans. Held Wednesday, November 8, from 5:30-7:30 pm, this class will cost $75.
"Flavors of Fall" will teach you how to make a Thanksgiving dessert that's more than just pie. Chef Monica will give you three fantastic desserts: Pumpkin Tiramisu, Maple Bourbon Pecan Bars, and a Cranberry Orange Tart that is sure to be the talk of your Holiday gathering! Held Monday, November 13, from 6:30-9:30 pm, this class will cost $75.
In "Yeast Bread for Holiday Parties," you will work alongside Chef Brunner and learn how to create buttery soft rolls, Grissini breadsticks, and Chocolate Cherry Bread. No experience is required. Chef Brunner will show you how to shape nice rolls and make crispy bread sticks great for table centerpieces. The chocolate cherry bread is a holiday favorite! Held Wednesday, November 15, from 5-8 pm, this class will cost $75.
"Christmas Cookies" will show you have to make five different cookies. We will make Classic Gingerbread cookies, Italian wedding cookies, peppermint cookie snowballs, pinwheel cookies, and Glass window cookies. Held Tuesday, November 28, from 5-8 pm, this class will cost $75.
Seats are still available for these Workforce Continuing Education classes and do not require an application. To register, call Continuing Education at (910) 695-3980 between 8 am and 5 pm Mondays through Thursdays and 8 am-noon on Fridays. All major credit cards are accepted. Pre-register at sandhills.edu/wce/cereg.html. Pre-registration must be made two days before the start date of the class.
Continuing Education classes begin throughout the semester. New and returning students do not need to apply to the College, simply register for class. Spring semester curriculum classes begin January 8. For all information, go to www.sandhills.edu/learn.
New students taking curriculum/college credit classes must apply before registering. Sandhills has an open-door policy, which means all applicants are accepted. On www.sandhills.edu, new students can find the application at the top right. Returning or current students can register by using Self-Service located on MySCC.