Capers brings the food, the drinks, the party atmosphere and the culinary expertise to the table – you bring your friends!
by Melissa Chaiken | Section Editor
Bobbie Ames knows food. Bobbie Ames loves food. Bobbie Ames wants you to know food and love food too! So…she created Capers, her venture into inspiring you to add new techniques and ideas to your meals. Cooking can be FUN and CREATIVE and IMAGINATIVE and SOCIAL.
The word “capers” has two definitions. In the culinary world, caper flowers and buds are typically pickled and used as a flavor enhancer. “Capers” also means a light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement. Bobbie wants you to see cooking can be functional as well as an adventure to share with friends and family.
Bobbie knows how busy we all are with our jobs, our families and our attempt to have some semblance of a social life. Trying to figure out what to make for dinner night after night can be a daunting task. Wouldn’t it be fun to have a group of your friends get together to socialize and learn some new dinner ideas? This is just what Bobbie aims to do with Capers.
But, the philosophy behind Capers is more than just following recipes. The goal is to focus on simple food with fresh ingredients that can be prepared in a variety of ways. Once you conquer these techniques, you will be equipped to experiment with various flavor combinations that will leave your family satisfied and begging for more!
Bobbie’s desire is to inspire people to enjoy cooking; to cook more and to make eating a home cooked meal an experience to remember. Her motto is, “Satiated people are happy people, and happy people make the world a better place!”
Capers offers different ways to combine learning to cook and spending time with your friends:
“Mom! What’s for Dinner?”
Get your friends together and select a yummy menu from the options offered – many choices ranging from a traditional roasted chicken dinner to spicy shrimp curry. You will learn the best methods for cooking your favorite foods and will get hands-on practice by creating a main course, sides and dessert. Everyone goes home with a delicious homemade meal for their family.
The Happiest of Hours Party
Get your friends together for a fun and unique happy hour. Each party includes instruction, hands-on experience, tastings of a progression of small plates as well as signature cocktails, wine and sparkling or flat waters.
Celebration Cooking Parties
Treat your friend or loved one to a private cooking party for their special celebration (birthday, anniversary, retirement, graduation, etc.). Each party includes culinary instruction, hands-on experience, tastings of everything you create as well as signature cocktails, wine and sparkling or flat waters.
Create your own Caper
Have a special idea of your own? Contact Bobbie and let her work her magic making your own special caper come to life!
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT CAPERS:
Or email Bobbie at Bobbie@cooksandcapers.com