Category Archives: Classes

Dallas Farmers Market Chef Series

by Crave Staff

It is time once again for the Dallas Farmer’s Market Winter Chef Series. These marvelous cooking classes are no doubt the best deal in Dallas. Meet the chefs and learn fun cooking skills. The line up this Winter is really special. Each class is scheduled from 11am to 1pm and costs $25 which is due the Thursday before the session. You may purchase the entire series for a very low cost of $110. Jump for the complete schedule.             Continue reading

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Gluten Free Class at Milestone

by Crave Staff

The Holidays are upon us. That means more socializing and more get togethers. In short — more eating. It can be a challenging time for people with gluten or other food sensitivities. When local alternative health broadcaster nutrition and expert Cindy Freeling became gluten free, and then later corn free, there were not a lot of options in buying foods that didn’t have these ingredients. So, as a cook she started making her own.

At holidays, Freeling would make a couple of dishes to bring to wherever she was going. Not only did it make her a good dinner guest, but also ensured her that she didn’t feel left out because of not being able to eat some of the food.   Continue reading

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DUO Hosts McCallister for Pickling Class

by Steven Doyle

Last evening Matt McCallister gave us another clue as to what his new restaurant concept Campo will be all about as he chatted up the male dominated class at DUO  last evening.

The class dealt specifically with pickling and charcuterie, two still very hot topics in the Dallas area, and the group was clearly interested as they tossed out dozens of pointed questions to the chef.

Arriving to the class we were greeted by DUO manager Brandy Taylor  who played host for the evening, making sure guests were comfortable and wine glasses topped.      Continue reading


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See Joy Cook

by Steven Doyle

Joy Jangles, who contributes to craveDFW in the Sunday Brunch Series each week, owner of the delicious blog Joylicious, and one of the best photographers in the city is looking to start her own food program which will initially be run as a web-cast. Continue reading

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Mercury Class Benefits GALT

by Steven Doyle

Saturday afternoon we attended the GALT cooking class at Mercury hosted by chef Chris Ward. GALT is the Greyhound Adoption League of Texas who is known for their zealous rescues and care for the athletic animals.

Besides being absolutely beautiful, greyhounds thrive on human companionship, love to be the center of attention, and make wonderful household pets.   Continue reading

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Rathbun, Stellino, McCallister and More at DUO

by Crave Staff

DUO, the kitchen store concept from Tracy Rathbun and Lynae Fearing, has released its schedule of September and October cooking classes. Home cooks will learn tips and tricks from some of Dallas’ best chefs, with topics ranging from fusion cuisine and cooking for two to everyone’s favorite football season activity, tailgating. And while not a class, don’t forget that the first Thursday of each month is “Sip and Shop.” Come to DUO on October 6th to enjoy discounted prices and free specialty drinks from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Looking at the line-up you will see some of the top Dallas chefs passing through the doors at DUO including Pyles, Fearing, McCallister and of course chef Rathbun.  Continue reading


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Ashley Compton: Dynamite Comes in Small Packages

by Stealing Kitty  

Fearless comes to mind when I reflect on an recent hot, summer day spent with Ashley Compton in a large warehouse with photographer Jarrod Fresquez and make up artist, Courtney Crush. The photo shoot captured Compton’s aerial ability, illustrating her strength frame by frame.

Compton impressed us all with laser focus, which was humbling for the voyeurs as the Texas heat began to kick ass. Her flexibility thanks to her yoga teacher training at Dallas Yoga Center; Compton currently teaches yoga at the Ruby Room Monday thru Thursday as well.     Continue reading

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