Hands-on cooking class

Imagine the fun of a hands on cooking class.

Additionally we do corporate and group events!


Christus Cabrini breast cancer survivors having fun!

Celebrating llfe cooking class for breast cancer survivors from Christus Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria, La. We cooked Chicken seasoned with Zhug seasoning and Roasted Tomatoes, Hassel Back Potatoes with Garlic, Thyme and

Lemon, Strawberry, Spinach Salad and Almond Butter Blonde Brownies with Chocolate Chips

seared scallops

The rule of thumb for cooking scallops is no longer more than one and half minutes per side and flip for the same amount of time.

Strawberry and Spinach Salad Delightful Palate’s Wild Mayhaw Berry Vinaigrette

 Strawberry and Spinach Salad Delightful Palate’s Wild Mayhaw Berry Vinaigrette 

2 cups sliced strawberries

2 green onions, chopped

1⁄4 cup dried Cranberries, chopped

1 avocado, cubed

1⁄4 cup sliced almonds
1 bunch of spinach Crumbled goat or feta cheese, optional

1⁄2 cup of Delightful...

a spectacular dish

Do you like green beans? We do and we watn to share with you our new recipe using slow roasted cherry tomatoes!

 Crispy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Are there any foods that you wouldn't eat as a child that you eat now? Asparagus would come to mind and this is a recipe that would change your mind.

Seared Scallops with Shaved Fennel Salad and Delightful Palate’s Balsamic Garlic Honey Salad Dressing

Seared Scallops with Shaved Fennel Salad and Delightful Palate’s Balsamic Garlic Honey Salad Dressing

 1 large bulb of fennel (with fronds), core removed and very thinly sliced with a mandolin

2 cups mixed leaf lettuce

4 halo oranges, peeled and divided into segments

¼ cup of pitted green and black olives

1/4 cup of fresh mint leaves, torn

1/4 cup of fresh cilantro leaves

zest of half...

Basic Hummus


      Are you more likely to be awake at 6am or 2am? When it is 2am this is the wacky ideas that pop in my head. Once you have the hummus made top it with Seared Scallops and Citrus Salad or ...

Grant Morris Producer Out to Lunch
Roll your Raw Dark Chocolate Almond Bars in all different toppings.

It is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent and we start contemplating what we will “give up” or "do something extra" during these 40 days. In lieu of giving up sweets why not turn them into a healthier snack. For some people, this idea will...



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.

Delightful Palate Cooking Classes

Elizabeth's Bridesmaid Luncheon