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Special Events

Call Sweet Basil Cooking School to register at

(480) 596-5628

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Kids Cooking Camp

Fall break is a great time to learn more about cooking in a five-day class for people ages 8 and above. Come for a new lesson each day. We’ll start on MondayBest of the Best: Homemade Pepperoni & Cheese Pizza; Vegetable Egg Rolls; Homemade Mac & Cheese with Garlic Breadcrumbs; Oven Baked Parmesan Chicken Nuggets; Spaghetti with Meatballs; Chicken Soft Tacos, and Ice Cream Sundaes with Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate, & Caramel Sauce. Tuesday – Main Dish Salads: Pan Seared Steak Salad with Balsamic-Herb Dressing; Romaine Lettuce Salad with Potatoes & Bacon Dressing; Crispy Lettuce Taco Salad with Homemade Chips; Caesar Salad with Homemade Dressing & Roasted Salmon; Mediterranean Chopped Salad with Honey-Lemon Dressing; Grilled Vegetable Pasta Salad, and

Chopped Chicken Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing. Wednesday – Sweet Desserts: Peach Cobbler with Fresh Whipped Cream; Homemade Lemon Pound Cake with Fresh Berry Salsa; Banana Mini Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting; Icebox Sugar Cookies with Sprinkles; Cinnamon Apple Crisp with Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream; Chocolate Chip-Oatmeal Cookies, and Candy Bar Brownies.  Thursday – Soothing Soups: Roasted Tomato Soup with Croutons; Chinese Hot & Sour Soup; Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup; Minestrone Soup with Vegetables & Pasta; Chicken Tortilla Soup; Fresh Carrot Soup, and Cream of Broccoli Soup with Cheddar Cheese. Friday – Asian Specialties: Chicken Pot Stickers with Ginger Chili Dipping Sauce; Ground Beef Lettuce Cups; Baked Cream Cheese Green Onion Wontons with Sweet and Sour and Hot Mustard Sauces; Hoisin Baked Meatballs Over Jasmine Rice; Bacon Fried Rice; Baked Chocolate and Banana Wontons, and Almond Cookies.

MON – FRI OCTOBER 11 - 15

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9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Linda Martin

375.00

ITALIAN FINGER FOODS

Treat yourself to an amazing class and join in to learn some of Jan’s favorite Italian cocktail bites. Learn her secrets so you can wow everyone you serve them to! Come learn classic Italian Bruschetta with Garlic scented Baguette Slices with Vine-ripe Tomatoes, fresh Mozzarella and fresh Basil drizzled with Balsamic; Her Mama’s Famous Meatballs (a meal can be made of these); Polenta Bites with Prosciutto and Mascarpone; Pizza Margharita; Savory Crostoli Cookies and Italian Charcuterie Board with all the goodies – Sliced Prosciutto & Salami; Fresh Mozzarella, Roasted Peppers; Kalamata Olives, Grape Tomatoes, Cantaloupe, Roasted Almonds, Baby Arugula and fresh Basil with Balsamic Glaze.

SATURDAY OCTOBER 30

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2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Jan d’Atri

75.00

COMFORT FOOD HAPPINESS

Easy, delicious, and nostalgic might best describe the foods we’ll see DEMONSTRATED at this afternoon party brought to us by our Sales Rep friends from Phoenix and Los Angeles. As the demonstration unfolds, we will show how tools and gadgets found in our store can make your food preparation easier and more efficient. Come and enjoy a menu of Comfort Food favorites dialed up with a little gourmet flair, along with great stories and product giveaways. Our menu will be Caramelized Onion Dip and homemade Chips; BLT Bites; Meatloaf laced with Cheese and Bacon; Mac and Cheese with Lobster, and Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches.

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 6

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2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Gus Dallas, J Whiting, Martie Sullivan

50.00

FALL’S FABULOUS  FLAVORS 

Our friends from Los Angeles will be here for an amazing class & DEMONSTRATION of foods that match the season and lead us into the holidays. During the DEMONSTRATION you will see many products used that are available in the store, showing how preparations can be made efficient and easier. This afternoon party will treat you to a menu of Fusilli, Beef and Cheese Pasta; Prosciutto, Goat Cheese and Figs wrapped in Puff Pastry; Butternut Squash Bruschetta with Fig Balsamic Glaze; Caramelized Onion and Beef Lollipops, and Smoked Trout on Pink Lady Apple slices with Crème Fraiche. These bites will be served with cocktails including Watermelon-Vodka Holiday Spritzer, Apple-Spiced Cocktail, and a Blushing Lady Martini.

SAT NOVEMBER 13

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2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Kitchen Source

50.00

HOLIDAY SHOPPING and WINE PARTY!!

We’re inviting all of our Sweet Basil friends to join us for a fun evening of wine, food, demonstrations and holiday shopping. This is the night to bring a wish list for yourself and shop for holiday gifts for your family and friends! We’ll have some great discounts all around the store! Come enjoy wine and finger food and treat yourself to a fun and fabulous shopping excursion! When you RSVP with us we’ll put your name into the pot for a raffle to win a new Hammer Stahl Stainless Steel Saute Pan!! Call us to be included: 480-596-5628.

MONDAY NOVEMBER 22

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6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

PRIME TIME HOLIDAY DINNER

We’re going all out with this menu to teach a lesson that includes a Prime Rib of Beef. When you prepare this dinner, you’ll impress beyond everyone’s wildest dreams! Our lesson is Poached Shrimp Appetizer with Two Sauces (Spicy Cocktail & Caper-Remoulade) and Butter Lettuce Salad with Crisp Bacon, Dried Cherries, & Roquefort Vinaigrette. The entrée is Roasted Prime Rib with Thyme Au Jus & Horseradish Cream; Twice Cooked Yukon Gold Mash with Truffle Oil; Oven Roasted Green Beans with Garlic Breadcrumbs, and Fresh Herb Dinner Rolls with Sweet Butter. Dessert is Cherries Jubilee Flambé with Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream.

THURS DECEMBER 2

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6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Linda Martin

85.00

CALL US TODAY TO REGISTER!