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Cooks in the Making Series

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Unlocking Your Culinary Potential with Back 2 Basics Cooking

Does the idea of cooking a meal from scratch intimidate you? Have you ever wished to possess the skills to transform basic ingredients into a culinary delight? Or maybe you're simply tired of your usual menu and are eager to inject some new recipes into your repertoire. Now is the perfect opportunity to unleash your culinary potential, conquer those kitchen apprehensions, and get excited about cooking!

Starting March 5, 2024, Back 2 Basics Cooking, helmed by Chef Ashley, invites you to join an exclusive 6-week cooking class series, "Cooks in the Making." Located in Columbia, Missouri, these classes are held every Tuesday from 6 - 8 PM and are specially designed for adults who have missed out on learning to cook, aiming to transform kitchen novices into confident home chefs. 

Didn't join us for Part One?

No problem! The series is thoughtfully designed, allowing you the flexibility to take each part in any order or even on its own.


Class Seven: Soup:Hearty Comfort Embark on your culinary journey with two comforting soup recipes that are perfect for colder months. You'll learn to create a robust and hearty beef and veggie soup as well as a creamy Thai pumpkin soup.

Class Eight: From Coop to Kitchen: Utilizing a Whole Chicken Master the art of breaking down and utilizing a whole chicken to minimize waste and maximize flavor.

Class Nine: Bread Baking Basics Discover the joy of fresh-baked bread as you create flavorful cornbread, quick bread, and banana bread.

Class Ten: Side Dish Success: Elevating Your Meal with Sides Learn to prepare a variety of side dishes that can elevate any meal, including potato salad, kale chips, cucumber-tomato salad, and roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon.

Class Eleven: Sweet Tooth Satisfaction Indulge your sweet tooth with easy-to-make desserts that are perfect for everyday cooking. We'll be making Apple pie cookies, fruity pinwheels, and a unique s'mores cheese ball.

Class Twelve: Bonus Class: Money-Saving Meal Prep Discover how to save money without sacrificing flavor or nutrition. This class will focus on meal prepping effectively, specifically for salads and Thai curries. We'll prepare a Honey Mustard Chicken Salad and Thai Meatballs with Rice - both excellent choices for meal prep and guaranteed to become your new favorites.

By the end of this course at Back 2 Basics Cooking, you will not only have an impressive array of new recipes at your fingertips, but also the confidence to experiment and create your own dishes. Say goodbye to kitchen stress and hello to the joy of cooking!

The total cost for this transformative experience is $375 per person. This includes all 6 classes, step-by-step guidance from Chef Ashley, and a supportive learning environment. All you need to purchase are the ingredients for your take-home assignments, which are designed to reinforce the skills learned in class.

Want even more reason to sign-up, seize the Early Bird Discount! Sign up by January 31, 2024, and get $50 off the total cost. Hurry, seats are limited! Ages 16 years and up welcome. No previous skills required. 

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 is set aside for any classes that might need to be rescheduled due to weather or any other unforeseen circumstances.

Are you ready to unlock your culinary potential? Click the "Book Now" button below and reserve your spot today. Back 2 Basics Cooking can't wait to welcome you into their kitchen in Columbia, Missouri!

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