Luzerne County Community College will offer cooking classes during the fall at the College's Joseph A. Paglianite Culinary Institute in downtown Nanticoke.
"Autumn Pies and Tarts" will teach the basics of pie and tart creation, including dough preparation techniques, creating fruit and cream fillings, and baking. The two-session course will be held on Saturday, October 11 and Saturday, October 18, from 9 a.m. to noon.
"Thanksgiving 101: Dinner Made Easy" will teach participants how to create and host a classic holiday dinner. The two-session course will be held on Saturday, November 8 and Saturday, November 15, from 9 a.m. to noon.
"Kids and Cookies" is designed to provide children ages 9 through 11 with both basic culinary instruction and the opportunity to create and design their own assortment of holiday cookies. The one-session course will be held on Saturday, November 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the College's Educational Conference Center.
"Holiday Cookies and Confections" will expose participants to a variety of baked goods from around the world including traditional holiday favorites. Participants may choose from either a morning or an afternoon course, both consisting of two sessions each, to be held on Saturday, December 6 and Saturday, December 13, from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4 p.m.
All recipes created will be provided and take home samples will be plentiful.
For more information, or to register, call the LCCC Continuing Education Department at 570-740-0477 or (800) 377-LCCC, extension 7477.