Williams-Sonoma at The Woodlands Mall Presents March Technique Classes WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 FROM 5:30 TO 7:30 P.M.: COOKBOOK CLUB* Nigella Lawson serves up straightforward and mouthwatering recipes that are quick and easy yet elevate weeknight meals into no-fuss feasts. Celebrate fresh, delicious, and unpretentious food with a class on Nigellissima. Cost is $75 per person. Reservations are required. Call (281) 298-6915. SUNDAY, MARCH 17 AT 2 P.M.: HANDS-ON SEED STARTING WORKSHOP In this special hands-on class, attendees will get an introduction to gardening, including zones, seasons, and successive plantings, as well as hands-on seed starting. Heirloom seeds, starter pots and soil are included in the class and attendees will go home with five seed starts. There is a $10 fee for this special class, which will benefit the Edible Schoolyard Project, a nonprofit organization devoted to building and sharing a sustainable food curriculum for all schools. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20 FROM 5:30 TO 7:30 P.M.: FLAVORS OF TUSCANY** This class takes a look at Tuscan cooking, perhaps one of the regional cuisines of Italy with the least influence from outside cultures and traditions. The meals taught in the class can be enjoyed year round. The menu includes: Panzanella Salad, Bistecca alla Florentina, Cannellini Beans with Garlic and Sage, and Olive Oil Cake with Cherry Compote. Cost is $30 per person and includes meal and recipes. Reservations are required, (281) 298-6915. SUNDAY, MARCH 24 AT 2 P.M.: EGGS-TRAORDINARY BRUNCH A versatile ingredient and a nutritional powerhouse, the egg has inspired chefs the world over. During the class, attendees will learn how to poach the perfect egg and how to prepare egg dishes for a crowd. The additional delicious brunch recipes discussed in the class are ideal for springtime entertaining. No charge to attend. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27 FROM 5:30 TO 7:30 P.M. A MONDERN EASTER DINNER** Learn to create an Easter meal that features delicious departures from tradition. The menu includes: Deviled Eggs with Lemon Zest, Chives and Capers, Seared Baby Lamb Chops with Fig-Balsamic Pan Sauce, Herb-Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Whole-Grain Mustard, Snap Beans with Caramelized Shallots and Roasted Mushrooms, and Lemon Cheesecake. Cost is $30 per person and includes meal and recipes. Reservations are required, (281) 298-6915. Participants enjoy 10% savings on select same-day store purchases. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (281) 298-6915 or stopping by Williams-Sonoma. Class spaces are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. Cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to the class; otherwise, the payment is nonrefundable and nontransferable.
*The monthly Cookbook Club class is taught by Williams-Sonomaâ€™s in-house culinary expert, who will showcase recipes from a different cookbook each time. Each 1.5 to two-hour class will feature cooking tips and techniques plus attendees will be treated to a three-course tasting menu from the bookâ€™s best recipes, which are prepared during the class. Attendees will also receive a copy of the featured cookbook with a signed bookplate. Cost is $75 per person and reservations are required. Call (281) 298-6915.
**The Cooking Classes are lead by Williams-Sonomaâ€™s in-house culinary experts and last 1.5 to two hours in length. The format includes a cooking demonstration, generous samples of featured dishes and printed recipes to take home. Reservations are required, (281) 298-6915. Cost is $30 per class per person.