Hands-on cooking class

Imagine the fun of a hands on cooking class.

Additionally we do corporate and group events!


Citrus Salad and Stuffed Dates with Goat Cheese and Delightful Palate's Peach Balsamic Vinaigrette

We created this menu for your Thanksgiving or Christmas table. Citrus Salad and Stuffed Dates with Goat Cheese and Delightful Palate's Peach Balsamic Vinaigrette, Roasted Brussel Sprouts in Duck Fat with Marcona Almonds and Dried Cherries, Carrot and Green Beans in a Chardonnay Sauce with Truffled Breadcrumbs, and Potatoes Au gratin, the sexiest potato dish you will ever need to make. Enjoy the Holdiay!

Amazing Side Dishes For The Holidays

Dazzle your holiday menu with these new recipes: Silky Au Gratin Potatoes, Brussel Sprouts with Pancetta, and A Citrus, Avocado Salad.

Join us Sunday November 13, 2016 at 2:00 PM. Sign up here http://bit.ly/2fvH9KA

Alfajor a confection found in Latin America

Spending the day with my great friend, Fahy and Chef Chris Nicosia from the Louisiana Culinary Institute in Baton Rouge. Chef Chris taught us how to make Alfajor cookies sandwiched with Dulce De Leche filling and puff pastry from scratch. She showed us techniques on how...

Join us for out Halloween Open House Cooking Class


Do you wanat to spook your friends or have the neighbors over for Halloween? We have the menu ideas for you at oour Halloween Open House Cooking Class
Date and Time:
Wednesday, Novmber 9 2016
6:00 - 8:00 pm
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Chicken Lemon Grass Meatballs  with Green Curry Sauce

Our Meatball Mania class will be scheduled again soon at The Red Stick Spice Co. Everybody jumped in to make  Sweet and Sour Meatballs with pine nuts and currants served on Naan bread and Chicken Lemongrass meatballs in a Green Curry Sauce. We know it was completely delicious.

A Birthday Party Cooking Class

Celebrating Birthdays, This cooking class was custom designed to create a birthday feast with some of your favorite people. We pumped out dishes such as Cheesy Pasta Bake, Avocado Hummus, Slow Roasted Tomatoes, Carrots, Green Beans with a Chardonnay Sauce and Truffled Bread Crumbs and Arugula, Dried Cherry and Feta Salad.

Pan Seared Salmon with Pepper Jelly Vinaigrette

It is time to get back on schedule and we need a quick delicious meal to prepare to sit down to at dinner. Pan Seared Salmon with Delightful Palate’s Pepper Jelly Vinaigrette made from hot pepper mayhaw Jelly as the base for this product that brings zip and flavor to this pan seared salmon. Pair it with roasted sweet potatoes and sautéed carrots and green beans.

Grilled Panzanella Salad

In the heat of the summer think grilling. We grilled these vegetables and piled on slices of home grown tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese and home made croutons for this Grilled Panzanella Salad with  Delightful Palate's Balsamic Garlic Honey vinaigrette 


Eggplant Involtini

What a Sunday afternoon, I know you can see the enthusiasm in  this crew whiie cooking up these incredible summer Italian dishes. Eggplant Involtini, Raw Tomato Pasta Sauce, and Grilled Vegetable Panzanella Salad. These guys served it up right! It was such a pleasure to cook with them. 



My name is Lili Courtney and welcome to my Delightful Palate blog! 

You will quickly learn that food is my life and the art of eating well is my passion.  I invite you to join the conversation about fresh food and fine living.  Together let’s discover the delightful flavors of life one entry at a time.

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