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Sewing 101

Cooking and Baking

FREE! Delicious Soups to Warm your Body and Soul

Warm yourself from the inside out! Mariana Jurss will teach you how to create two soups to counteract the seasonal cold weather. You will receive hands-on instruction on how to make delightful potato corn chowder and a delicious catfish stew. Both amazing choices are filled with nutrients and are healthy choices to warm your body and soul.

DATE: Wednesday, February 8
MEETS: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Institute for Child Nutrition (ICN) Building
INSTRUCTOR: Mariana A. Jurss, MPH, RD, LD
NOTES: This is a FREE class co-sponsored by RebelWell.  Space is limited to the first 25 people. However, you must register for this class to attend.

Registeration Closed

NEW! D.I.Y.: Make Award-Winning Cake Designs

This is not your everyday cake design class. Jeff and Kathleen Taylor, owners of Sweet-Ts-Bakery who were featured on an episode of Cake Wars on the Food Network Channel, will teach this award winning cake design class. Students will be trained in the intricate art of cake design. This class will highlight preparing and using buttercream icings, pressure control piping, cake borders and floral piping including leaves, rose buds, and full blown roses. Plus you will receive instruction on rolled fondant and modeling techniques. At the end of this class you will have the knowledge and skill to decorate like a professional.

DATE: Tuesday, April 4th
MEETS: 5:30-8:00 p.m. at the UM Depot
INSTRUCTOR: Jeff and Kathleen Taylor, Owners of Sweet T’s Bakery, Oxford, MS
FEE: $75 plus $9 material fee for cake decorating ingredients
NOTES: It’s recommended that you have some cake decorating experience.  If you have your own cake decorating tools, feel free to bring them.


NEW! Learn to Make Sushi with Jesse Mullin

In this two-hour, hands-on sushi class you will learn how to make perfect sticky rice for sushi and how to make all of sushi’s most popular sauces, from eel sauce to spicy mayo. Find out where to shop and what to buy, how to buy/store and prepare raw fish safely at home according to health department regulations and hands-on rolling, step by step for beautiful rolls that will never fall apart. As an added on bonus you will be able to create your very own “rebel” roll, which can be made from ingredients provided or you can bring your own favorite food items. Jesse Mullin is a skilled Sushi Chef trained by the owners of Two Sticks.

DATE: Monday, April 10
MEETS: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Lenoir Hall
INSTRUCTOR: Jesse Mullin, has over 30 years of culinary experience and has been a sushi chef for over two years.
FEE: $39 plus $9 fee for ingredients