You’ve heard about the health benefits of drinking tea, but have you ever thought of cooking with it? We’ve created a variety of themed cooking classes, each featuring at least five tasty tea-infused recipes.
Autumn Harvest Dinner
Celebrate the flavors of fall with this non-traditional dinner. Menu includes: Maple-Poached Chicken with Cranberry Salsa, Roasted Beet Salad, Pumpkin-Squash Soup, and Caramel Apple Lasagna.
Beyond Desserts: Ideas for Chocolate Lovers
Chocolate isn’t limited to candy and sweets. This menu of both savory and sweet tea-infused dishes includes: Pomegranate Pork Zucchini Boats, Spinach & Pear Salad with Chocolate Vinaigrette, Banana Chocolate Chip Napoleons, and more. It’s for chocolate lovers of all ages!
Comfort Foods with a Twist
As days get shorter and nights get colder, comfort food often helps to warm both the body and soul. Learn how to makeover some classic comfort foods with the added health benefit of being infused with tea. Recipes include: Campfire Mac & Cheese, Baked Potato Soup, Smoky Cheddar Biscuits, Sweet & Spicy Applesauce, and Mint Brownies.
Learn easy recipes that will impress your family and friends, including: Berry-Kissed Shortcakes, Tea-ramisu, Carrot Cake Pudding Parfaits, Chocolate Chai Crepes, and Sunrise Bars. It’s a delight for the eyes, nose and tastebuds!
Jazz Up Your Picnic
Summer is the perfect time to dine outdoors, whether grilling on the patio or picnicking in the park. This menu features flavors of the season: Shredded Pork Sliders with Berry BBQ Sauce, Zucchini Quinoa Salad, Roasted Beets, and Peach & Blue Ice Cream.
A New Twist on Holiday Classics
Just because sweet potatoes, cranberries and pumpkin are traditional holiday fare doesn’t mean they can’t get an upgrade. This menu of revised versions of most-requested classics includes: Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Cranberry Salsa, “Not Your Grandma’s Fruit Cake,” Gingerbread Apple Cider, and Pumpkin Pudding Parfaits.
Spring Celebration Brunch
Springtime is full of great occasions for brunch: Mother’s Day, weddings, graduation and more. This tea-infused brunch menu includes: Potato Breakfast Scramble, Aloha Crepes, Crème Brûlée French Toast Sticks, Sweet Chai Scones, and Apple Berry Compote Parfait.
There’s so much more to tea than simply pouring it over ice! Learn how to make smoothies, homemade cherry cola, tea-pops, and tea-infused ice cream. You’ll also learn how to make several variations on the trendy drink from Asia known as bubble tea.
Are you ready for some football … tailgating? These tea-infused game-day recipes include: Chicken Skewers with Honey Sauce, Lima Bean Hummus, Campfire Mac & Cheese, Spicy Cornbread, and Sweet Dreams Bars. So suit up in your favorite team’s colors and join the fun!
A Taste of Mardi Gras
Can’t make it to New Orleans? Create your own French Quarter with this celebration featuring a menu of Creole Jambalaya, Shrimp Po’ Boys, Tropical Cornbread, Bananas Foster Bread Pudding, and a Praline treat. Let the good times roll!
Taste of the Tropics
Warmer weather means it’s a perfect time for a tropical dinner on the patio! This tea-infused menu includes: Coconut Lime Quinoa Salad, Tea-poached Mahi Mahi with Mango-Peach Salsa, Grilled Pineapple with Crème Brûlée Glaze, and Caramel Macadamia Nut Brownies.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a fiesta of ‘antojitos’ (small-plate appetizers) that are more sweet than spicy. Menu includes: Apricot Chicken Quesadilla, Sweet Pork Mini-Empanadas, Spinach Salad with Cilantro-Lime Dressing, and Chocoflan (the “Impossible Cake”). You’ll also learn to make some tea-infused beverages perfect for warm evenings on the patio.