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My wife and I enjoy cooking good food and the pleasures of sharing a great meal with family and friends. To further my cooking education, I've taken many classes from chef Eric Rupert through his "Through the Seasons Cooking School."

Here's a selection of photos from a Through The Seasons cooking class: February 13, 2000 "A Meal To Win The Heart"

The Menu

  • Black Olive Eclairs Filled With Smoked Salmon
  • Tuna Tartare With Goat Cheese
  • Chicken Coconut Milk Lemongrass Soup
  • North African Spiced Crab Cakes With Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette
  • Pineapple Cracked Pepper Granita
  • Roasted Tenderloin of Beef with Port Reduction & Hook's Blue Cheese Compound Butter
  • Salad of Watercress, Avocado and Fennel
  • Flourless Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Sauce
  • Roasted Shitake Mushrooms and Wisconsin Artisanal Cheeses
  • Eric explains the rules Eric explains the rules.
    This is a hands on class. This is a hands-on class!
    A little scoop of this, a little scoop of that. A little scoop of this, a little scoop of that.
    Shitake man! Roasted shitake man!
    Foodfight! Hmmm. A blowtorch vs. a dish sprayer...
    Pattycake pattycake Pattycake, pattycake, bakers man...
    Doin the dishes. Doing the dishes in your sleep?
    Proud chefs The proud chefs!
    Relaxing Relaxing before the guests arrive.
    Plating line. The plating begins!
    Salmon eclairs. Smoked Salmon eclairs.
    Toast Eric toasts a job well done.

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