Thursdays in the Kitchen – 4th of July Backyard BBQ Spectacular Class at Fullerton Arboretum

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Fourth of July is just around the corner and OurLocaltopia and the Fullerton Arboretum has you covered! Tonight’s class covered a menu of multiple meats, cocktails and side dishes that will make your BBQ the hit of the neighborhood! Here is the recipe booklet from class tonight: 4th of July Backyard BBQ Recipe Booklet. Share it with your friends, or print a new one since yours is probably covered in BBQ! Read on for the beer cocktail recipe and some pictures from tonight’s class…

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Making Pâté with Alicia Hitchcock and Jonathan Dye – THE VIDEO!

Alicia Hitchcock of Alicia’s Cookery and Catering in Brea, CA recently invited us into her kitchen to learn how to make a simple country pâté. She suggested that we film the process so she could share it with her friends and customers. So take a look and get inspired! Alicia makes it look easy… and guess what? It is! Pâté can be simple, quick to assemble and delicious! Keep reading this post for the full written recipe…

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Recipes from Fullerton Arboretum’s “Your Summer Entertaining Menu Made Easy” Cooking Class!

Cooking outside on a summer evening is wonderful!
Cooking outside on a summer evening is wonderful!

Tonight’s cooking class at the Fullerton Arboretum featured fun twists on classic summer time favorites. We made three kinds of salsa, a tomato, onion and pickled cucumber salad, steak with chimichurri and some amazing blueberry tequila ice cream! Check out the recipes in the booklet linked here: Your Summer Entertaining Menu Recipe Booklet 6.20.13

And enjoy some photos from class….

Wasn't this refreshing?
Wasn’t this refreshing?
Four types of basil grown right here at the Fullerton Arboretum accompained tonight's menu!
Four types of basil grown right here at the Fullerton Arboretum accompanied tonight’s menu!

Southern Cooking Night at Thursdays in the Kitchen

These bad boys are about to get fried!
These bad boys are about to get fried!

Tonight’s Thursdays in the Kitchen topic is Southern Cooking and Alicia Hitchcock and Jonathan Dye are working the students through a menu of delightful down-home cuisine. Did you miss the class? Maybe you want to share the recipes with some friends? The link below will take you to the booklet. Pictures from class are being posted, so keep an eye out for more to show up soon!

Southern Cooking Recipe Booklet – 6.13.13

Jonathan and Alicia are whipping up some down home goodness.
Jonathan and Alicia are whipping up some down home goodness.

Thanks to everyone who came out and please consider signing up for some of the upcoming Thursdays in the Kitchen classes. Check out the coming classes here: http://www.fullertonarboretum.org/edu_culinary.php

A few more photos from the Southern Cooking class…

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