Welcome

We are a kitchen store located in the south end of Guelph in the Hartsland plaza since 2006.

We believe your time in the kitchen should be fun and we are here to make it easier for you!

We offer great cookware and gadgets as well as many other items to make your life in the kitchen more enjoyable!

We also offer cooking classes so that you can learn to cook beautiful dishes in a fun a relaxing  environment!  You will learn that not only do you get to enjoy a great meal prepared by a Chef but you also learn how easy it is to make the meal.

 

 

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Products

Learn more about some of the product lines we carry in store

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Classes

Check out this page to see our specials, upcoming classes and tested recipes.

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Gift Baskets

We offer a wide range of gift baskets and custom baskets for any occasion.

 

Winter 2018 Cooking Classes

We have lots of talented chefs who will be teaching you how to cook delicious meals in the first few months of 2018. These classes are perfect for holiday presents!

“Sheet Pan Dinners”, with Chef Rachael Palmer
Monday, January 15th, 6:30 pm

Join Rachael for some speedy, family friendly meals baked on a single sheet pan.  These meals are easy to prepare and cleanup is a breeze!  Rachael’s menu includes;

  • Roasted garlic, fennel and tomato soup with parmesan croutons
  • Moroccan roasted vegetable with red grapes toasted almonds and couscous
  • Roasted lemon chicken and mushrooms on spinach and basil orzo
  • Pear, apple and ginger crumble

Price $90.00 per person, plus tax

“Make Ahead Breakfast”, with Chef Emily Richards
Monday, January 22nd, 6:30 pm

Emily’s make a head breakfast recipes are going to wake up your taste buds with minimal morning prep! These easy make a head recipes will make sure you always have a healthy breakfast on the go or easy brunch entertaining.

Price $90.00 per person plus tax
“Cooking with Cast-iron”, with Chef Connie Raso
Thursday, February 8th, 6:30 pm

Cast iron is versatile, durable, perfect for searing and slow cooking. Join Connie and experience the true benefits of deliciously prepared food with this classic kitchen essential.   Connie’s menu includes;

  • Grilled tomato and ricotta salata salad
  • Grilled salmon on Mediterranean couscous salad
  • Grilled striploin with balsamic glaze on a bed of arugula
  • Carrot cake cheesecake

Price $95.00 per person, plus tax

“E for Eros,  A Valentines Menu”, with Julia Mitchell
Tuesday, February 13th, 6:30 pm

E—Eros—the god of desire and attraction helps you with your Valentines Menu.  Join Julia as she continues along with our culinary alphabet with recipes for the ultimate date night. Julia’s menu includes;

  • Food to promote kissing – Potato latkes with warm apple compote and aged cheddar
  • Food to cook together – Parmesan risotto with shrimp
  • Food that say “I really love you” – Duck breast with pomegranate and citrus glaze
  • An Irresistible finish – Chocolate espresso pots du crème
  • Late night refuel – Prosciutto and arugula pizza

Price$95.00 per person, plus tax

“Winter Soups and Stews” with Chef Moe Vidotto
Monday, February 26th, 6:30 pm

Nothing beats a winter chill like a steaming bowl of soup or stew.  Join Moe with hearty recipes guaranteed to warm you to the bones and get you through the winter. Moe’s menu includes;

  • Zuppa Pavesa , pleasant soup of bread, egg cheese and broth
  • Marseille Bouillabaisse, seafood stew, served with sauce rouille
  • Cassoulet, the ultimate pork and beans
  • Zuppa Inglese, English soup

Price $90.00 per person, plus tax
“Date Night, Cooking with Wine”, with Patrick Mathieu
Monday, March 26th, 6:30 pm

Come and join Patrick in the kitchen and learn the art of cooking with wine.  Learn how to use wine to elevate everyday dishes and enjoy elegantly prepared ones, hopefully with enough left in the bottle to share!  Patrick’s menu includes;

  • Port glazed fig flatbread with pancetta and blue cheese
  • Mussels with leek and champagne cream sauce
  • White wine and Dijon braised duck legs
  • Red wine dark chocolate lava cakes

Price $95.00 per person plus tax
To book a reservation call Thyme to Cook at (519) 837-2665 and make payment with Visa or MasterCard, or in person with Debit, Cash, Visa, or MasterCard.  Your reservation is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for another class.


Holiday Open House

We have lots of talented chefs who will be teaching you how to cook delicious meals in the first few months of 2018. These classes are perfect for holiday presents!

“Sheet Pan Dinners”, with Chef Rachael Palmer
Monday, January 15th, 6:30 pm

Join Rachael for some speedy, family friendly meals baked on a single sheet pan.  These meals are easy to prepare and cleanup is a breeze!  Rachael’s menu includes;

  • Roasted garlic, fennel and tomato soup with parmesan croutons
  • Moroccan roasted vegetable with red grapes toasted almonds and couscous
  • Roasted lemon chicken and mushrooms on spinach and basil orzo
  • Pear, apple and ginger crumble

Price $90.00 per person, plus tax

“Make Ahead Breakfast”, with Chef Emily Richards
Monday, January 22nd, 6:30 pm

Emily’s make a head breakfast recipes are going to wake up your taste buds with minimal morning prep! These easy make a head recipes will make sure you always have a healthy breakfast on the go or easy brunch entertaining.

Price $90.00 per person plus tax
“Cooking with Cast-iron”, with Chef Connie Raso
Thursday, February 8th, 6:30 pm

Cast iron is versatile, durable, perfect for searing and slow cooking. Join Connie and experience the true benefits of deliciously prepared food with this classic kitchen essential.   Connie’s menu includes;

  • Grilled tomato and ricotta salata salad
  • Grilled salmon on Mediterranean couscous salad
  • Grilled striploin with balsamic glaze on a bed of arugula
  • Carrot cake cheesecake

Price $95.00 per person, plus tax

“E for Eros,  A Valentines Menu”, with Julia Mitchell
Tuesday, February 13th, 6:30 pm

E—Eros—the god of desire and attraction helps you with your Valentines Menu.  Join Julia as she continues along with our culinary alphabet with recipes for the ultimate date night. Julia’s menu includes;

  • Food to promote kissing – Potato latkes with warm apple compote and aged cheddar
  • Food to cook together – Parmesan risotto with shrimp
  • Food that say “I really love you” – Duck breast with pomegranate and citrus glaze
  • An Irresistible finish – Chocolate espresso pots du crème
  • Late night refuel – Prosciutto and arugula pizza

Price$95.00 per person, plus tax

“Winter Soups and Stews” with Chef Moe Vidotto
Monday, February 26th, 6:30 pm

Nothing beats a winter chill like a steaming bowl of soup or stew.  Join Moe with hearty recipes guaranteed to warm you to the bones and get you through the winter. Moe’s menu includes;

  • Zuppa Pavesa , pleasant soup of bread, egg cheese and broth
  • Marseille Bouillabaisse, seafood stew, served with sauce rouille
  • Cassoulet, the ultimate pork and beans
  • Zuppa Inglese, English soup

Price $90.00 per person, plus tax
“Date Night, Cooking with Wine”, with Patrick Mathieu
Monday, March 26th, 6:30 pm

Come and join Patrick in the kitchen and learn the art of cooking with wine.  Learn how to use wine to elevate everyday dishes and enjoy elegantly prepared ones, hopefully with enough left in the bottle to share!  Patrick’s menu includes;

  • Port glazed fig flatbread with pancetta and blue cheese
  • Mussels with leek and champagne cream sauce
  • White wine and Dijon braised duck legs
  • Red wine dark chocolate lava cakes

Price $95.00 per person plus tax
To book a reservation call Thyme to Cook at (519) 837-2665 and make payment with Visa or MasterCard, or in person with Debit, Cash, Visa, or MasterCard.  Your reservation is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for another class.


November 2017 Specials

 Holidays usually mean spending more time in the kitchen doing food prep for parties and family celebrations. Our Wellness Mats are a great way to help reduce the fatigue from standing in the kitchen for long periods of time, They have been proven to promote better posture and proper circulation, and are available in various colours. They are on special for 20% off for the month of November.
We also have Emile Henry on sale for 20% off. We love their high quality ceramic cook and bakeware, available in a wide range of colours.

All small appliances are also 20% off, including our coffeemakers and blenders!

You can also save 20% off all gourmet food products - perfect for appetizers and happy hour parties!

All Wusthof Knives are also on sale at 20% off for the month. They are a favorite among chefs for their sharp edges and high quality construction.


Fall 2017 Classes

“Tour of the Shelves, Cooking from the Pantry” with Chef Rachael Palmer
Monday, September 18th , 6:30 pm

No time to grocery shop? Rachael will show you these easy to put together recipes for every day meals or especially when the unexpected guest arrives. Rachael’s menu includes;
  • Tuna, red onion, white bean and parsley salad with lemon caper dressing
  • Chicken, olive and tomato stew with herbed rice
  • Pasta with gremolata and toasted parmesan breadcrumbs
  • Chocolate banana pudding with vanilla cream
    Price $90.00 plus tax per person
“Big Greek Dinner” with Paula Costa
Monday, September 25th , 6:30 pm

Come and enjoy Paula’s family style Greek dinner. Paula will share her classic family favorite dishes that will become favorites around your family table. Paula’s menu includes;
  • Greek Village Salad
  • Spanakopita (spinach and feta pie)
  •  Keftedaka Arni (crispy lamb meatballs)
  •  Trigona me Amigdala ke Karidia (Almond and walnut triangles)

Price $90.00 plus tax per person

“Bounty Hunter” with Chef Moe Vidotto
Monday, October 2nd , 6:30 pm
Join Moe in the kitchen as he cooks with the best of the season’s harvest before the winter is upon us! Moe’s menu includes;

  • Salted roasted turnip, Rivers Edgechevre , roasted red pepper and wild purslane
  • Duck egg pappardelle, morels, duck ragu with sage and aged sheep cheese
  • Pan seared pickerel, squash corn cakes in wild leek broth with green tomato chow
  • Pear Tarte Tatin, with cinnamon ginger semifreddo with an oatmeal crumble

Price $90.00 per person plus tax

“Weeknight Pasta “, with Chef Connie Raso
Thursday, October 12th , 6:30 pm

Connie’s in the kitchen with pasta recipes for busy work nights when you’re short on time. Skip the jarred sauce with Connie’s flavourful pasta dishes ready in under 30 minutes. Connie’s recipes include;

  • Appetizer – Mediterranean peach salad with balsamic dressing
  • First Course – Rigatoni with saffron, ricotta and bacon
  • Second Course – Four cheese sauce with macaroni
  • Third Course – Gnocchi with roasted beets, pecorino and rainbow chard

Price $90.00 per person plus tax

“French Farmhouse” with Patrick Mathieu
Thursday, October 19th , 6:30 pm
Join Patrick in the kitchen as he captures the rustic and richly flavoured cooking that is the basis of French cuisine. Patrick’s menu includes;

  • Salmon Rillettes
  • Soup au Vin Blanc
  • Beef Bourguignon
  • Pear Tarte Tatin

Price $95.00 per person plus tax

“From New Delhi with Love”, with Rachael Palmer
Monday, October 23rd , 6:30 pm
Rachael is in the kitchen to explore the aromas and fragrances of these unique and classic Indian dishes which are now popular throughout the world. Rachael‘s menu includes;
 Potato and pea paratha with tamarind chutney
 Tandoori chicken with baked rice, curried honey cauliflower with pappadum
 Carrot, cucumber salad with mint and cilantro
 Mango lassi, jalebis
Price $90.00 per person plus tax

“D is for Dumpling”, with Julia Mitchell
Wednesday, November 1st , 6:30 pm
Julia will take us on a dumpling exploration! From the southern United States to Southern Asia! Plus, she will share the secrets of how to throw a killer dumpling party to get you ready for the entertaining season ahead. Julia’s menu includes:
 Truly southern fried chicken and dumplings
 French onion soup with dumplings
 Easy as pie apple dumplings
 Port and chive dumplings with sweet chili sauce
 Shrimp and snap pea shamai
 Two or more dumpling dipping sauces
Price $90.00 per person plus tax

“A Vegetarian Christmas” with Nettie Cronish
Wednesday, November 8th, 6:30 pm
You don’t need meat for a festive holiday feast.
Make your holiday feast special for vegetarian and meat lovers alike. Nettie will show you these hearty recipes to enjoy at any holiday meal;
 Organic apricot black lentil soup with paprika and cinnamon
 Mushroom and eggplant moussaka
 Sweet potato, fennel and apple salad
 Tart dried cherry biscotti with walnuts
Price $90.00 per person plus tax

“Easy and Elegant Appetizers” with Chef Daryl Neamtu
Monday, November 13 th , 6:30 pm
Daryl’s in the kitchen with his best appetizer recipes. These starters not only look elegant on a serving platter, but are quick and easy to make and assemble;
 Puff pastry pizza with smoked salmon, shaved onion, dill, arugula and roasted garlic cream cheese spread
 Stuffed pork tenderloin medallions, with mango herb chutney on smooth polenta
 Mixed bean curry with winter vegetables and sweet potato, served in an endive boat
 Double stuffed baby red potatoes(bacon, herbs, asiago) topped with chive, lemon horseradish cream
Price $90.00 plus tax

“Fresh Mediterranean Appetizers” with Chef
Emily Richards
Monday, November 27 th , 6:30pm
We are always on the hunt for new and exciting appetizers around this time of year. Why not let Emily inspire you with these Mediterranean inspired appetizer ideas;
 Prosciutto wrapped stuffed dates
 Roasted red pepper hummus
 Labneh with pistachio
 Cucumber ricotta spread
 Halloumi and grilled veg salad
 Lamb meatballs with spicy raita
Price $90.00 per person plus tax

To book a reservation, call Thyme to Cook at (519)837-2665 and make payment with Visa or Master Card, or in person with Debit, Cash, visa or master Card. Your reservation is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for another class


2017 Spring Cooking Classes Available!

Check out our cooking classes for Spring 2017! There are a few that have been sold out already!!