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Spice Up Your Summer With Classes
At MCCC's Culinary Center


5/4/11


West Windsor, N.J. -There's always something new to learn and taste at MCCC's Culinary Center. This summer Chefs Bill Conrad, Wendy Jaeger, Benson Yu, Rita Bohlumbohm, and wine educator Bruce Smith will present hands-on courses featuring fresh ingredients, international cuisine and wines of the world. Presented through the MCCC Center for Continuing Studies, classes are held weekends and evenings on West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.

Bruce Smith continues his wine series on Wednesday evenings, starting off with "Wines from Central Valley, California" on June 1, followed by "Wines of Mendocine County, California" on June 8; "Wines from Oregon" on June 15; "Wines of Washington State" on June 22; "International Comparison of Rieslings" on June 29; "Wines of Louis Latour" on July 13; "A Taste of Pinot Gris" on July 20; and "Lighter Style Red Wines for Summer" on July 27. Participants register for courses on an individual basis and must be 21
or older.

Chef Conrad returns with his popular "Knife Skills" how-to class on July 8 and repeated on August 12. Also back is "Playing with Pasta" on July 15. (Instructor to be announced.)

Two new classes feature international cuisine. Chef Yu will teach the basics of traditional Chinese cooking, as well as provide cultural insights, in "China!" on July 22, with dishes to include General Chang Chicken, Hot and Sour Soup, and Lo Mein. Chef Jaeger follows on July 29 with "Provençal Market Meals" in a class that combines Jersey fresh produce with Provencal recipes such as tapenades, herb-encrusted poultry, and ratatouille. Cooking enthusiasts with an artistic bent will enjoy another new offering, "Cake Decorating with Flair!" with Chef Bohlumbohm on August 5.

MCCC culinary courses make great gift certificates. Participants who register two weeks in advance save $15. For more information or to register for these and other classes offered through MCCC's Center for Continuing Studies, call (609) 570-3311 or click here.

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