Hot & Melted: Cooking with Cheese

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 6:00pm to 9:30pm
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3674 18th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
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A hands-on cooking class culminating in a family-style dinner served with wine. Don't forget to bring your lactaid!

Have you ever tried to make mac and cheese from a fantastic farmhouse cheddar just to have it turn out lumpy and curdled? What about the time the aged gouda cheese in your grilled cheese didn't melt? Cooking with and melting cheese has rules. In this class, we'll break down the chemistry to find out what works and why, and learn about cheese flavor pairing, so you can dream up your next cheese-tastic meal!


Frico: The crispiest cheese crisp ever, the simplicity of this cheese "cracker' is only outshined by its taste.

Salad: Learn how to pair cheeses with the greens of the season.

Mac and Cheese: Maximize the silky lusciousness for your next batch at home.

An Adult's Grilled Cheese: A childhood favorite updated for the modern cheese lover.

Goat Cheese Truffles: Not your average cheese for dessert!


Author of It’s Not You, it’s Brie: Unwrapping America’s Unique Culture of CheeseKirstin Jackson is a cheesemaking teacher, wine and cheese educator, and writer. She loves teaching people how to make ricotta and creamy burrata pillows as much as she adores pairing her new favorite local cheese with wine. She blames her parents who took her on trips to the California dairy country at a very young age for feeding her current obsession.