Come Cook With Us


Teaching Kitchen

Join us for a fun, relaxed evening of cooking and eating.   Learn new cooking skills and enjoy fresh delicious food.  Take home the leftovers (if there are any) and a recipe booklet too.

WHEN: Wednesdays at 5:30-7:00 pm 

WHERE: the Teaching Kitchen on the main floor of Lyles Porter Hall (715 Clinic Drive). Parking is available on the street, or in the Harrison Street Parking Garage ($4 for 2 hours).

HOW MUCH: $20/class.  Registration is required at the Purdue Conferences webpage

WHO: open to all, ages 18 and over.  No cooking skills required!

Purdue University has the right to cancel any session due to low registration.  All registration fees will be refunded in the case of a cancellation.

For more information, contact Lydia Conner

February 12                  

Date Night Done Right
spicy shrimp risotto, BBQ chicken calzones, date night gnocchi, apple feta and spinach salad, fancy baked pears

February 26                  

Asian Inspired Cuisine   
honey garlic shrimp stir-fry, cheater pho Asian noodle soup, spicy giner Szechuan beef, Thai peanut salad cups, saucy Asian meatballs

March 11                 

Quick Rotisserie Chicken Meals 
avocado chicken salad, chicken alfredo French bread pizza, better-than-takeout chicken fried rice, chicken and Brussel sprouts salad, chicken artichoke cups

March 25                 

So Fast & So Tasty                           
chorizo ciabatta sandwich, blackened tilapia, creamy scrambled goat cheese eggs, Asian lettuce wraps, Croque Madame breakfast pizza

April 8                    

Lost in the Dessert    
tea lime cookies, chocolate waffles with strawberry ice cream, InstantPot peach dump cake, pina colada trifle

April 22                  

Menu Mexicano                             
tostadas, Mexican rice, chilaquiles, sweet ‘potacos’, the best guacamole ever


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The Demonstration Kitchen can be reserved by Purdue students, faculty, staff, and members of our surrounding community. Anyone interested in reserving the kitchen should complete the Reservation Form and email a copy to Rachel Clark.

Have an idea for a class you would like us to offer? Want to create a customized class for your group? We always welcome fresh ideas and fresh faces to our kitchen! Please contact Rachel with suggestions or to learn more about customizable options.

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