Write On Rubee

An Arizona-based food, beverage and travel writer since 2008,  I launched this website in 2015 to document my culinary adventures, beverage escapades, gardening endeavors, and travel in the Phoenix area and beyond.  Also find a comprehensive calendar of Phoenix-area food and drink-related events on my Events page.

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Baking and Cooking Classes with Tracy Dempsey

  • Tracy Dempsey Originals 1323 West University Drive Tempe, AZ, 85281 United States (map)

Join Pastry Chef Tracy Dempsey for the winter 2018 line-up of classes. Class size: limited to 10 students (for ages 12 and up). All classes are conducted in the commercial bakeshop located in Tempe, AZ. Phone 602.376.9021 to reserve your spot. Reservations and pre-payment required. Please enter through our retail shop at 1325 West University Drive, Tempe 85281

January 27: Salt Appreciation: Come learn about the variety of salts available, taste and discover their different applications. We will focus on dessert and salt pairings including chocolate pot de crèmes with Himalayan pink sea salt, roasted caramel apples with rosemary sea salt, chocolate chip cookies with Maldon sea salt, grapefruit sablés with fleur de sel de Guérande, orange olive oil cake with spruce tip sea salt and goat cheese frosting. $60 per person

February 10:  Sweets for the Sweet (Valentine’s Day Treats): We will prepare an assortment of decadent sweet treats that will make your Valentine swoon. On the menu are spiced chocolate truffles, chocolate dipped red hot velvet cake hearts, conversation heart decorated sugar cookies, heart shaped chocolate sandwich cookies and raspberry caramel truffle tarts. $60 per person

March 17: Appetizers: We will prepare simple, crowd-pleasing cocktail appetizes including martini buttons, bacon-wrapped dates with orange blossom honey, mushroom and cheese croquetas, Moroccan spiced chicken phyllo rolls with harissa aioli, baked goat cheese fonduta and mini Manhattan cheesecake bites $60 per person

 

Earlier Event: January 27
Uptown Plaza Grand Re-Opening
Later Event: January 27
Grand Wine Festival