Lady's Tea Menu:

Clotted Cream
Jam
Scones (2 or 3 different kinds)
Crumpets
Fresh Fruit Salad
Green Bean Tasters
Unusual Tea Sandwiches
Coconut Cake
​Proper Tea with Milk and Sugar
Good Students not wanting their knuckles wrapped with a ruler!
Grilled Marinated Flank Steak over Spicy Veggies
Grill Master Pat
Grilled Corn Salsa
Fred's Rub Chicken Wings
Grilled Avocado Salad

July, 2012

Stuffed Grapeleaves (Dolmas)
"Fred's Rub" Lamb Chops
Plank-Grilled Brie with Peach Chutney

Saturday, October 27, 2012

FIESTA - CASA DE LARK INN
WITH GUEST CHEF BREE LARKIN
Menu:
Mexican Hot Chocolate
Mole'Poblano
Carne Asada
Refried Beans (Lark Inn Style)
Mexican Rice
Home-Made Tortillas
​Pastel de Tres Leches
Chef Kris' Peach Oilive Oil Cake
Gwen Shirky of Ad Astra Shows us How to Run the Mixer
Justin's Delicious Stuffed Mushrooms​
Carmel Apple Blonde Pie with Carmel Sauce
Grilled Filets-O-Veggies with Fresh Herbs

September 22, 2013

FALL GRILLING
CELEBRATE THE APPLE
Cardamon/Sugared Cranberries
Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies
Quick and Easy Breakfast Quiche
Quick and Easy Breakfast Quiche
Chicken/Turkey and Apple Sausage
​Lemon-Poppy Seed Buttermilk Pancakes
Yeast Waffles
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  • Marcelo Di Lisio
Your learning possibilities are endless with the Lark Inn cooking Classes . . . and the FUN . . . are you kiddin' me?  they are waaaay fun!

Everyone has a great time at our gourmet cooking classes.  They bring friends or family and are amazed at how easy it is to cook great food . . . and what a great time they had doing it!


We're sorry you didn't get to join us . . . Look at how much fun we had!!


Looking for something to serve all those relative who will be descending on your home and family?  We have just the thing for you . . . Jingle Bell Brunch!

JINGLE BELL BRUNCH MENU:
​​Poinsettia Mimosas
Pineapple Wassail
Ranch Spread Snowman
Holiday Chicken Salad Baked Cranberry Sauce Christmas Salad
Asparagus, Ham and Mushroom Strata
​Apple, Sage and Fennel Breakfast Sausage
Potato Galette with Caraway and Sweet Onions
Chocolate Mint Bavarian Bundtlets
​Swedish Tea Ring

December

JINGLE BELL BRUNCH
DECEMBER 3rd & 4th 2011


Menu:
Grilled Shrimp Cocktail with Chipotle Orange Cocktail Sauce
Plank-Grilled Brie with Peach Chutney
Cedar Planked Potatoes with Blue cheese Dip
Mom's Marinated Tomato Salad
​Bearnaise Bread
"Fred's Rub" Grilled Veggies
​"Fred's Rub" Grilled Lamb Chops
(we know you "don't like lamb" . . . but have you ever tried Fred's Rub Grilled Lamb?!?)
Dolmas (Stuffed Grape Leaves)
​Cinnamon Grilled Pineapple with Bourbon Glaze
GRILLING 1
02+ GRILLING WHEN IT'S NOT TOO HOT!

September, 2012

Our Super - Attentive Students
The Class Favorite - Homemade Re-fried Beans
Mexican Hot Chocolate​
Menu (so far!):

Tortellini Soup
Taylor Tots
Hony-Almond Granola
​Spicy Strata
​Tangerine Biscuit Ring
Carmelized Apple & Oatmeal Brulee
Sunshine Salad
SEASONS EATINGS!

December 8, 2012

BLUEBERRY BREAD AND RICE PUDDING WITHORANGE CARAMEL SAUCE
STARTING THE NEW YEAR
WITH A HEALTHY FLAIR... NAWLINS (NEW ORLEANS) STYLE!!

January 20, 2013

Chef Justin's Braised Beef over Cheese Tortellini and his own version of Alfredo sauce
Waldorf Cobb Salad with Spiced Pecans
Citrus Salad with Spiced Honey

See Below for a video of one of our classes!

For FREE recipes and tips please click on the link below to see my
NEW BLOG at:
www.KrisLarkin.com
The subjects of our cooking classes fill the spectrum that can only be limited by your imagination.  Our cooking classes are participatory (that means that you help . . . only if you care to!) so you can enjoy learning to prepare your meal right along with us!  Pick up a knife and take an seat around our intimate kitchen island as we prepare Italian dishes to die for . . . down home cookin' your mama would die for and just everyday quick and easy meals that everyone needs!  Don't forget about the last part of the class . . . enjoying the great dishes you just helped to prepare!
With summer in full swing, we are going to help you brush up on your grilling skills as well as preparing great food in the air conditioned kitchen.

Menu:
Parmesan Artichoke Dip
Balsamic Rosemary Steak Salad
Marinated and Grilled Lamb Chops (to die for!)
​Skewered Thai-Grilled Scallops
Accordion Potatoes
Fred's Rub Oven Roasted Veggies
Krissy's Peach Cake

Sunday, August 7, 2011

GRILLING IN THE FLINT HILLS
GRILLING 101+
TURN UP THE HEAT!
Menu:
"Fred's Rub" Chicken Wings
Wolfgang Puck's Grilled Garlic Bread
Grilled Avocado Salad
Grilled Marinated Flank Steak
​Grilled Pepper Bacon Wrapped Shrimp
​Grilled Peach atop Grilled Pound Cake . . . A La Mode
Cinammon Grilled Pineapple with Bourbon Glaze
Cedar Planked Potatoes with Blue cheese Dip
Mom's Marinated Tomato Salad
Gumbo Gravy
Start Fresh
Whachoo gotin datpot??!!
MENU:
SESAME CRAB CAKES WITH CHILI MAYO
GUMBO GRAVY OVER STONE-GROUND GRITS
​SHRIMP STUFFED MIRILTONS
BUTTERMILK “FRIED” CHICKEN
​CORNMEAL WAFFLES WITH APPLE CIDER SYRUP
BRAISED COLLARD GREENS
MASSAGED KALE SALAD
​BLUEBERRY BREAD AND RICE PUDDING WITHORANGE CARAMEL SAUCE
Menu:
Braised Beef over Cheese Tortellini and his own version of Alfredo sauce
Chef Justin's Stuffed Mushrooms
Polenta Crostini
Sliced Orange Salad with Sautéed Olives and Ricotta
​Peach Oilive Oil Cake

June 23, 2013

ITALIAN COOKING WITH GUEST CHEF JUSTIN GARR
Grilled Roasted Chicken with Apples and Sweet Potatoes
Menu:
Fred's Rub Grilled Chicken Wings
​Apple Salsa with Toasted Whole Wheat Pita Chips
​Carmelized Apple/Onion Tassies
Waldorf Cobb Salad with Spiced Pecans
Grilled Roasted Chicken with Apples and Sweet Potatoes
​Grilled Filets-O-Veggies with Fresh Herbs
​Carmel Apple Blonde Pie with Carmel Sauce
GLUTEN FREE
HOLIDAY BRUNCH

December, 2013

Menu:
Banana Walnut Coffee Cake Muffin Tops
Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour
Butternut Squash and Apple Soup
​Quick and Easy Breakfast Quiche
Citrus Salad with Spiced Honey
Chicken/Turkey and Apple Sausage
​Lemon-Poppy Seed Buttermilk Pancakes
Yeast Waffles
Double Chocolate-Peanut Butter Chip Brownies
Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies
Cooking for your Honey . . . how to avoid a St. Valentine’s Day Massacre!
Cook Ahead and Easy to Prepare Meals.
Choose from our menu of classes or design a custom class and menu of your own.  We will make it happen at The Lark Inn!

The dishes we prepare in our classes will vary depending on the time of year.  In the fall and winter, you will enjoy learning to bake holiday treats . . . cookies, cakes and even Swedish Tea Rings.  In the warmer months, we also offer grilling classes which  will cover preparation of various meats . . .  Ribs, Steak, Chicken, Seafood and also desserts.  Desserts on the grill?!?!?! . . .  oh yes, grilled pound cake, peaches or even avocados.  Just wait until you try them!

February 2014

Cooking ClassesYou Missed!

Menu:
​Beer Cheese Fondue
Tomato Soup with Croutons
​Minute Steak Stacks
Twice Baked Potatoes
​Haricots Verts w/Chanterelles
(that's Parie for Green Beans and Mushrooms!)
Crockpot Nutella
​Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies
Menu:
​Beer Cheese Fondue
Tomato Soup with Croutons
​Minute Steak Stacks
Twice Baked Potatoes
​Haricots Verts w/Chanterelles
(that's Parie for Green Beans and Mushrooms!)
Crockpot Nutella
​Marbled Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies
Just wanted to say "Thank you" for the wonderful Tuscan meal and delightful afternoon.  It was so much fun!  It is so nice to have a cooking class in Cottonwood . . . .  - Class Participant - Cottonwood Falls

I wasn't sure what to expect.  The setting was great, participating in the preparation was awesome and the food . . . some of the best I've tasted!  Thanks for a great time!  - Class Participant - Kansas City​

I missed you when I left.  I wanted to Thank you for the great class!  Your cooking classes are becoming my favorite thing to do in Chase County.  I can't wait for the next one!  - Class Participant - Chase County, KS
The class was not what I expected . . . a relaxed, intimate atmosphere but very professional . . . . over the top . . . fantastic! - Class Participant - Chase County Business Owner
My son is a chef and we talk about foods all the time.  But until you actually get to experience the preparation and tasting of it you can only imagine what it will be like.  Your class FAR outclassed my greatest expectations! - Class Participant - Overland Park, KS

Sunday, September 18, 2011

SPECIAL BONUS . . . 
GUEST CHEF GARY MARTIN . . . AGAIN!!


Menu  . . . 

​Miniature Shepherd's  Pies
Irish Flag Salad
Irish Soda Bread
Cream of Reuben Soup
​Gingerbread-Stout Cake with CarAmel-Ale Sauce
A CLASSIC COOKING CLASS IN THE TRADITION OF ST. PATTY'S DAY!!


March

April, 2012

Season's Eatings

COTTONWOOD HARVEST CELEBRATION

Sunday, October 16, 2011, 3:00 PM

START YOUR NEW YEAR HEALTHY
COOKING CLASS


January

LADY'S TEA
AND COOKING CLAS
Menu:
Paresan Herbed Crisps with Walnut Pepper
Orange Fennel Salad
Crusted Focaccia Bread
Saltimbocca alla Romana
RisottoTuscan Biscotti
Low in Calories . . . Low in Fat . . . Low In Sugar . . .
SOUNDS TERRIBLE DOESN'T IT?!

​OH Contrare Kemosabe! . . . It's not

HERE'S THE MENU:
​Muddle Up - a wonderful cocktail or sparkling water drink
​Winter Ratatouille Dip
​Toasted whole wheat pita chips
Strawberry salad with balsamic-cardamom dressing
Kale salad
Hearty lentil and italian sausage soup
Garlic breadsticks
Oven-roasted brussel sprouts with chipotle-lemon aioli
Roasted fish with chunky roasted pepper sauce
Banana pudding
​No-bake brownie balls
THE FLINT HILLS meet THE TUSCAN HILLS
Translation: Incredible Italian Cooking in chase County!

​This Month we welcomed special guest chef Gary Martin who joined forces with Chef Kris to put together a menu that had everyone speaking Italian . . . well . . . maybe!
In October, we celbrated the harvest season with some great comfort foods that we all love to enjoy during the cooler weather . . .

HARVEST CELEBRATION MENU:
Apple Cheese Ball with Cheddar - Pecan Shortbread Leaves
Ginger Butternut Squash Soup with Croissant Paninis
Winter Fruit Salad
Herb Roasted Chicken with Cherry Tomatoes
​Garlic and Lemon Broccoli
​Pecan Pie Cake with Pastry Garnish