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From Pizza Class: Pizza with Mushrooms, Pancetta & Onion


I just finished giving a Fall pizza making class and it seems like I get a lot of e-mails from readers who cannot attend the class because they don't live locally and want to know more about what we make in the class.  So I'm going to talk a little bit today about what we discuss during class about the finer points of homemade pizza. We make six pizzas during class and this is one of them and one of my favorites.  If you think bacon, onions and mushrooms go together just about perfectly, you will love this pizza.  I'm also going to give you some parts of the handout that I give my students during class so you can see what we cover.

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Pizza Class Opening Tomorrow

If you are in the Mid-Michigan area, there is a last minute opening in the Pizza Class scheduled for tomorrow, Sunday, October 11th from 1:00 - 4:00.  Just let me know if you are interested!



Announcing Fall Cooking Classes!




Fall Cooking Classes 

If you live in the Mid-Michigan area, I am announcing two cooking classes for Fall:  one pizza making class and one pasta making class.  They sell out fast, so e-mail me  - elainemccardel{at}mac{dot}com  -  to reserve your spot!

Pizza Making Class 

Sunday, October 11, 2015
1-4 p.m.

Come join the fun and learn how to make homemade pizza! You will learn how to make easy homemade pizza dough, the best flour to use and the secrets to making terrific Neapolitan style pizza.  We will also make six different kinds of pizzas, which we will enjoy that afternoon.  You will also make your own homemade dough and take it home! 

Space is limited.    $75 per person


Pasta Making Class

Sunday, October 18th, 2015
1-4 p.m.

You will learn how to make fresh fettuccine, spaghetti, lasagna noodles and filled ravioli.  You will also learn how to make flavored and different colored pastas. We will create two pasta dishes and eat them and you will also get to take home the fresh pasta that you make. 

Space is limited.    $75 per person