I have been teaching students of all ages for over 16 years. Sharing time honored preparation techniques, the latest findings on foods and nutrition as well as time saving tips is a real passion for me. Join ME for cooking classes in McKinney, TX where good food and good fun are always on the menu. See you soon!



Joan Kelly

“I still can’t believe how much information you packed into the evening – and your beautiful home and gracious personality made it a really perfect night.”
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“I still can’t believe how much information you packed into the evening – and your beautiful home and gracious personality made it a really perfect night.”
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December 2017

Holiday Brunch Workshop

December 8, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
$79

Join me for a day in the kitchen you will not soon forget!  Brunching is a wonderful way to entertain over the holiday season.  Imagine yourself armed with amazing recipes to serve visiting family and friends through the holidays and beyond.   We will craft our brunch and enjoy it together family style for a lovely break to the holiday season.  Plus take home 4 lightly flavored Lavender Honey scones to be baked or frozen for a yummy family treat.  We…

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APPEARANCE: Good Morning Texas on WFAA Channel 8!

December 12, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Tune into Good Morning Texas on WFAA channel 8 to see Lorie demonstrating No-Cook holiday gifts from the kitchen with creative packaging techniques!

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January 2018

Wellness in the Kitchen

January 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

SOLD OUT~ SECOND DATE ADDED  January 25th 6:30-8:30 Being well in the New Year is at the top of everyone's to-do list.  In this entertaining class I will show you how to make every bite count.  Choosing each bite intentionally is the key.  Nutrient dense foods abound and making them taste really good is easier than you think.  I have prepared a list of Super Foods and I will show you how to make them taste Super Good! In this…

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Food the Secret Fountain of Youth

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Let’s young up in 2018, it’s easier than you think! The key to staying young is keeping inflammation down in the body and the latest research supports the notion that gut health plays a huge roll in doing just that.  In the super fun class, participants will learn how to choose foods that support anti-aging. EAT WELL AND LOOK YOUNGER! In addition, I’ll share all my secrets for staying youthful including; moving your body, stretching, moves to kick start a…

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Wellness in the Kitchen

January 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Being well in the New Year is at the top of everyone's to-do list.  In this entertaining class I will show you how to make every bite count.  Choosing each bite intentionally is the key.  Nutrient dense foods abound and making them taste really good is easier than you think.  I have prepared a list of Super Foods and I will show you how to make them taste Super Good! In this class we will sip red wine as we…

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Soups, Stews and Breads

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join me for an extended lunch hour that gives you a full cooking class experience, a delicious lunch and an arsenal of new recipes to help you get dinner on the table at your house!   You’ll also take home 1 serving of soup to freeze or share!  We will warm up before getting started with Orange Bourbon Hot Tea then we'll start our day by learning the time honored technique of making your own stocks, a great skill to have…

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February 2018

Chocolate on Fox 4!

February 8 @ 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Join me as I cook LIVE with the Fox crew.  I'll be making Chocolate treats perfect for YOUR Valentine.  Chocolate Truffles and Dipped Goodies will be decadent goodness.

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Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate!

February 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, my mind always drifts to Chocolate. Chocolate is an interesting food; of all the foods on earth I have the most passion for this rich dark flavor. Maybe it’s the seductive quality of chocolate or simply the fact that there is artistry involved in creating with it, either way I look forward to sharing with you in this amazing class.  The fun will start with Chocolate Martinis complete with a ganache garnish.  Our…

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Croissant Workshop

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Viennoiserie is the exquisite laminated dough used in classic French Pastries including Croissant.  After studding Viennoiserie at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, Lorie will lead you in hands on instruction where you will learn to make this classic French dough.  We will toast the French with bubbly before we get started, mostly so we are relaxed…the dough knows!   Viennoiserie is an art form but with Lorie’s straight forward techniques and ample hands on exposure, you will become an expert!  Buttery…

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Come See me at the Dallas Arboretum!

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Join me at the Dallas Arboretum for an  entertaining demonstration called The French and Their Cheese.  I'll demonstrate how to craft an authentic French cheese board, show proper cheese service and discuss the differences between American and French cheese’s.  The weekend will be full of French Activities at the Arboretum, for more information CLICK HERE.  To find me and my other French friends go to the International Crossroads Village.  My demonstration is FREE and will be held at 11:00, 12:00 and…

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