Thursdays in the Kitchen: An Elegant New Year’s Eve – Final Class of 2013 on 11/21

Hello friends! Don’t forget… on Thursday November 21st at 6pm, we will be hosting the final Thursdays in the Kitchen class of 2013, our “Elegant New Year’s Eve” celebration.  This class will be team taught by Jonathan Duffy Davis and Jonathan Dye and will serve a dual purpose: to explore a wonderful menu of elevated cuisine, perfect for end of the year parties AND to celebrate the success of the Thursdays in the Kitchen series, all while enjoying a fabulous evening! Continue reading “Thursdays in the Kitchen: An Elegant New Year’s Eve – Final Class of 2013 on 11/21”

Fall Baking: Savory Stuffed Pumpkin!

This sugar pumpkin is stuffed with everything good and about to be roasted!
This sugar pumpkin is stuffed with everything good and is about to be roasted!

For our second fall baking post, we wanted to share a recipe that has enchanted us to the most infinite degree… a stuffed pumpkin baked with a savory filling that, as recipe name suggests… has truly everything good.  Continue reading “Fall Baking: Savory Stuffed Pumpkin!”

Thursdays in the Kitchen are BACK!

Thursdays in the Kitchen: Exploring the Autumn Harvest classes start this week at the Fullerton Arboretum!
Thursdays in the Kitchen: Exploring the Autumn Harvest classes start this week at the Fullerton Arboretum!

Don’t forget, folks! The Jonathans are back on Thursday nights at the Fullerton Arboretum this fall! Our three part, holiday focused cooking series kicks off this week with an Early Fall Dinner Party. The menu Continue reading “Thursdays in the Kitchen are BACK!”

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…

Continue reading “Making Pâté with Alicia Hitchcock and Jonathan Dye – THE VIDEO!”

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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Pâté Preview

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Have you ever wondered how to make that mysterious and delicious dish, pâté? Well, stick around because in the next few weeks Our Localtopia and Alicia Hitchcock will be releasing our newest culinary video, a how-to on pâté creation! Watch this site for more info, and check out this teaser shot of the pâté that was made!

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Hosting an Outdoor Garden Party Class Recap & Recipe Booklets Announcement!

Class was conducted in The Potting Shed, the Fullerton Arboretum's garden shop.
Class was conducted in The Potting Shed, the Fullerton Arboretum’s garden shop.

Two Thursdays ago (May 16th), the Fullerton Arboretum’s Thursdays in the Kitchen classes took on a new venue… the outdoors! Thursdays in the Kitchen is typically held in the Arboretum’s catering kitchen, but the gorgeous late spring weather coaxed this class into the open air… Continue reading “Hosting an Outdoor Garden Party Class Recap & Recipe Booklets Announcement!”

Alicia Hitchcock’s Famous Cherry Pie (In Video Form!)

Alicia Hitchcock of Brea’s Alicia’s Cookery and Catering visited Cathy Thomas’ kitchen recently and made this delicious looking cherry pie. Check out this video to watch the recipe unfold and learn helpful techniques from these cooking experts!

Read on for the full recipe for the pie crust and filling… Continue reading “Alicia Hitchcock’s Famous Cherry Pie (In Video Form!)”