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Feast Your Eyes (and Taste Buds) Cooking Demo and Dinner

  • Orange Door Kitchen 251 Arlington St Acton, MA (map)

Join passionate food-lover, private caterer and Cook’s Illustrated recipe tester Janet for an intimate cooking class at Orange Door Kitchen. Boost your confidence for home entertaining with demonstrations of crunchy nachos, delicious roast cardamom and yogurt chicken, tender buttermilk biscuits and a colorful and zingy salad.  There will be opportunities for hands-on help as you learn, and several “taste-tests”. We’re only selling 11 seats so everyone gets a front row view. Snap up your ticket before they’re sold out.

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Crunchy Cheesy Nachos with Salsa and Guacamole
Roast Butterflied Chicken with Cardamom and Yogurt
Tall and Fluffy Buttermilk Biscuits
Arugula and Radicchio with Feta and Dates

Tickets are $65 for an evening of enticing tastes, tantalizing aromas, and fun with home cook Janet.  There will be tips and tricks on how to plan a dinner party so that most of the work is done ahead of time. You can thus fully enjoy your party and your guests. Learn how to butterfly (“spatchcock”) a whole chicken and how to shape fluffy biscuits by hand. Will you like Guacamole 1, Guacamole 2 or Guacamole 3 best on your nachos?

Beverages from Orange Door Kitchen’s full bar a la carte.

To reserve your seat, contact Janet:  Payment by cash or check due upon arrival at Orange Door Kitchen.

Hello, Janet here! I grew up as a picky eater and learned how to cook partly to control what ended up on the table. Fortunately, my tastes have expanded to include many international ingredients and dishes, many styles and cultures. I regularly host dinner parties for friends and family, bake (scones, muffins, coffeecakes, cookies) for my grateful colleagues at work, do some private catering, am a Cook’s Illustrated recipe tester, and I have a ridiculous collection of cookbooks. I love sharing my passion for food and favorite recipes with others. Cooking is fun!  People love it when you cook for them!  You can do it too! Let me show you how….