Breakfast Sausage

Come to this interesting class.  Not only will you learn to make a delicious breakfast sausage that Chef Valerie spent 10 years developing at her bed and breakfast, but you will also learn to use a meat grinder.

At the end of class, enjoy a sausage right out of the skillet.




Love to nibble on a nice scone with coffee?

Have guests coming for the weekend? Here is a recipe that is sure to please! Enjoy some “down-time” and relax with friends or come meet new ones while spending time in the Art of Cookery kitchen. You will learn to make Country Scones.

Included are great tips and tricks for baking pastries…and scones in particular. Students will make and bake scones and take theirs home. 

This recipe is great for adapting to any seasonal fruit, dried fruit, chocolate chips.

Adult $29


Although quiche is now a classic dish of French cuisine, quiche actually originated in Germany, in the medieval kingdom of Lothringen, under German rule, and which the French later renamed Lorraine. The word ‘quiche’ is from the German ‘Kuchen’, meaning cake. – Wikipedia

Learn tips and techniques for this quintessential brunch/breakfast dish.

Chef Valerie has developed what she believes is the BEST quiche.  Join this class and learn what it takes to deliver a perfect quiche to the table.  Discover ways to adjust but still keep the quality and texture at its peak.  See how to tell when it is done.  Learn how to treat the crust so it doesn’t become soggy.

Discover the differences between quiche varieties like lorraine, au fromage,  aux champignons, florentine ,and provençale.

$32 pp making 1 quiche

$28 pp for a couple making 1 quiche together

Old Fashioned Donuts

Old Fashioned Donuts

History suggests that donuts (aka doughnuts) are a true American creation. Dating to the 1800s this pastry with a hole has developed over time into many varieties. In this session, learn the basics of making these sour cream donuts and of course, make and eat donuts!  We will using a deep fryer so long sleeves would be in order.

Children 10 -16 $35

Adults $30



Learn how to make decadent cherry pistachio biscotti. Biscotti literally means twice cooked, and we will be doing just that to make a tasty treat.  You’ll love this experience and wonder why you ever bought something you could make so well yourself!

Adult $30



Pate a Choux is a unique dough that is the base for cream puffs, eclairs, beignets, churros, and many other pastries.  Once the technique for making the dough is mastered, make beignets that are impressive once finished and served.  

In this session, learn to make this unique cooked dough; and, finish by experiencing how to deep fry beignets.  Experience New Orleans wherever you are!  Deep frying is involved so be sure to wear long sleeves.