Fall 2016 Cooking Demonstrations
All of our scheduled cooking demonstrations cost $10, take place in the Demonstration Kitchen, and are open to Purdue Affiliates only. Sign up at the Member Services desk, or by calling 765.494.3109.
The Demonstration Kitchen strives to make cooking accessible to everyone, by demonstrating delicious recipes and menus that are quick, easy and affordable. We provide a variety of demonstrations and programs in order to accommodate varying interests, ages, and abilities. Our Student Cooking Instructors will provide you with nutrition information, culinary techniques, and food sanitation guidelines. You will also have the opportunity to sample the dishes prepared during the demonstration you attend. Recipes cards are provided.
Please register at least 24 hours in advance of your desired program.
Curry in a Hurry
Interested in learning tips for making Indian dishes authentic and healthy? Looking to try new herbs and spices? Explore Indian cuisine in this exciting new cooking demonstration. Recipes will include Baked Chicken Breasts with Cilantro Mint Chutney, Fall Vegetable Curry, and Indian Ancient Grain Salad.
Monday, September 12, 7-8pm
Restaurant Meals Made at Home
Tired of dining out all the time? Sick of wasting your money on takeout? Learn how to make your favorite restaurant dishes at home by coming to this brand new demo! Recipes include Bruschetta, Creamy Fettuccini Alfredo, Lemon Garlic Spinach Salad, and New York Style Cheesecake.
Tuesday, September 20, 7-8pm
Cooking with Quinoa
Quinoa is a gluten-free grain, rich in protein, iron and fiber. This class will demonstrate a variety of creative recipes, designed to help you incorporate this “super-food” into your cooking routine.
Thursday, September 29, 7-8pm
One Pot Meals
Love cooking but hate washing dishes? Sick of slaving over multiple pots and pans? If you answered yes, this is the cooking demo for you! Each of these recipes are made using only one pot or pan. Recipes include Homemade Gumbo, Open-Faced Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, and Thai Curry with Noodles.
Wednesday, October 5, 7-8pm
Gluten Free Foods
Gluten is a protein found in a variety of foods and following a gluten-free diet can be challenging. This class will provide information about foods that you already eat that are gluten-free and help you find substitutes for gluten-containing foods that you can enjoy. Recipes include Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa, Chicken Parmesan, and Chocolate Cake.
Tuesday, October 18, 7-8pm
Dine Like the Dutch
Do you love trying new food form different cultures but can't afford to travel? Have you ever heard of gehaktbal? Come to this cooking demonstration to learn about Dutch culture and try some traditional dishes straight from the heart of Amsterdam. Cozy up in our kitchen and taste some delicious Dutch comfort food including Dutch-style meatballs, Hete Bliksem- a potato dish, and much more!
Wednesday, October 19, 7-8pm
This class will provide local, budget-friendly recipes and will also discuss tips for saving money when you cook and shop for groceries. Learn how to make Thyme and Dijon Crusted Pork Tenderloin, Cornmeal Mash, Sautéed Zucchini, and Zucchini Walnut Bread.
Monday, October 24, 7-8pm
Comfort Foods Redesigned
Learn how to give your favorite comfort foods a makeover so they are guilt-free and still delicious! This class will demonstrate how to redesign Honey Cayenne Chicken Tenders, Spinach Mac and Cheese, and Carrot Cake Cookies.
Wednesday, November 9, 7-8pm
This class will teach you simple ways to make your favorite desserts healthier and still taste delicious. This class will demonstrate how to make Black Bean Brownies, Choco-Coffee Mug Cake, Caramel Pear Crisp, and Chocolate Caramel Hazelnut Lattes.
Monday, November 14, 7-8pm
Brain Foods for Finals
Join students from NUTR 424 as they present free “mini-demonstrations,” designed to teach you how to maximize your brain power through nutrition! A variety of recipes and nutrition information will be shared to help you improve your concentration, energy and brain functioning during final exam week.
Tuesday, December 6, 6-10pm, FREE