Category Archives: Adults

Do you have Valentine’s Day plans yet?

Turnip the Heat Cooking is offering our SECOND annual French Feast!  On a date, with friends, or independently join us for a three-course meal inspired by the French seaside. Fresh, unique salads, hearty fish stew, and decadent dessert will help us celebrate the day of love (of food!!). The class is very hands on, so dress to cook and enjoy a huge meal. This class is Friday, February 13th at 6:30pm.

Also, are you learning to cook and want to feel more comfortable in the kitchen, especially when cooking for a special person? This class is for you!  In Cooking for Your Date Cooking Class, we will be cooking up a delicious, romantic meal perfect to cook for a date night. We will be making steak, sides, chocolate dessert and a sparkling cocktail. Class is Thursday, February 12th at 6:30 pm.

Northern Thai Cooking Class

I am always excited when a Thai cooking class is coming up! My favorite cuisine is probably Thai! I love all the fresh flavors; the herbs, spices, greens and rices. Next up is a few fabulous dishes from Northern Thailand.

Larb, a meat and herb salad

Papaya salad

Sticky Rice

and Khoa Soi, a terrific noodle curry dish topped with pickles, lime and shallots.

Class is January 22nd, 6:30 pm at Old Salt Marketplace.

Sign up here.


Gluten-Free Baking Class

Are you interested in learning the basics of gluten free baking? Guest teacher Brianne Zogas, will walk you through the basics of making your own gluten-free baking blend and then showcasing the mix in multiple family friendly recipes.

All participants will take home a bag of their own gluten free baking mix.

Light snacks will be served alongside the baked treats. Feel free to bring wine or beer to enjoy during the class.

Sign up here.

November News!

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 I found this picture in a book of Russian folktales and had to share it. That is one big Turnip!
Happy November Turnips! 
November is my favorite month of the year! Yes, it is dark, rainy, and cold – but we have Thanksgiving to look forward to!
My big cooking class in November is the Thanksgiving Pie making workshop. I currently have 2 sessions open for kids or families.
The classes are Tuesday, November 25th.
If you are feeling like perking up your Thanksgiving dinner table, sign up for Thanksgiving Sides. This is a fun evening class for adults.
If you are a planner, here are December classes:
I still have a few spots open for private parties in December. I also have aprons and gift certificates available for the holiday season. Interested in either? Email

Upcoming Classes

Next up is Southern Thai Cooking on October 23rd, at 6:30 – a great night out with friends or a date, especially if you like Thai food! We will be making a 4 course Thai feast, complete with salad rolls, spicy soup, cozy curry and a coconut and dark chocolate pot de creme.

Sign up here.

Also, my next kid cooking class will be Soups and Quick Breads. We will be breaking down the basics of soup making and whipping up 2 different types of soup. In addition, we will bake up a loaf of whole wheat quick bread and have a gooey apple and brown sugar brownie treat.

Sign up here.