Our most popular program, Mindful Mediterranean runs live sessions every quarter. 

The next "Mindful Mediterranean" live sessions begin on October 2nd at 4 pm CT. All program materials and recordings are available now!

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Bonicelli Cooking Club is an online cooking school and community for home cooks looking to up their cooking game with inspiration, knowledge, skills, and great recipes. 

The club has hundreds of video lessons, recipes, downloads, and weekly live cooking webinars with Chef Bonicelli. It’s time to be a part of something special! Join the club!

What will you learn to do in the club?

Shop Better

Learn to plan and buy the best sustainable, local, and well-sourced ingredients. Master ways to waste less, and save money by using what you buy effectively and efficiently.

Cook Better

Enhance your cooking experience and become an inspiration to others by learning new and vetted culinary methods and techniques.  Increase your food knowledge by gaining extensive information surrounding all aspects of cooking.  Upgrade your recipe library with amazing recipes that will make you a cooking star.

Eat Better

Elevate your diet and improve your health by cooking at home with ease and confidence. Learn how to avoid unnecessary preservatives, additives, and toxins.

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Live Better

Make food and a healthy lifestyle the center of your family and community.  Create and recreate your family's traditions.

What’s In the Club?

Take a look behind the scenes!

Click the + to see course descriptions below.

Recipes
Quick Win Video Library
Spice Library

RECIPE LIBRARY

The Bonicelli Cooking Club “Recipe Library” contains all of Chef Laura’s growing recipe library. It’s a searchable and categorized resource (approximately four times as large as the public blog) giving you easy access to every recipe available. Chef Laura adds to the library weekly.

QUICK WIN "HOW TO" VIDEO LIBRARY

The “Quick Win “How to” video library is the place to go if you quickly want to know how to do single tasks, such as how to hard boil an egg, cut up a mango, or spatchcock a chicken.

SPICE LIBRARY

Our “Spice Library” is designed to accompany our “Spice and Heat” course. It’s so popular; we keep adding to the content. It’s a great place for you to quickly find out about the properties and origin of many common and uncommon spices.
The Basics
Baking Basics
Spice and Heat

THE BASICS OF COOKING

“The Basics of Cooking” is a seven-class course. Each class has multiple lessons with videos, downloads, and recipes. “The Basics of Cooking” is the core class collection of the club and is designed to improve your techniques and make cooking more exciting and enjoyable. 

BAKING BASICS

Baking Basics “The Essentials” teaches the essential information and techniques necessary to become a good baker. The second course in the Baking Basics focuses on sourdough.

SPICE AND HEAT

“SPICE AND HEAT” is a course that explores Thai, Indian, Mexican, and Mideastern cooking. It’s filled with adventurous tutorials, information, recipes, and video. 
Events
Special Menus
Bonicelli Cooks The Market

ARCHIVED TEACHING EVENTS

All of the cooking club’s special live events are entered into this collection after editing for your easy access. 

SPECIAL WEEKLY & HOLIDAY MENUS FOR MEMBERS ONLY

If you’re always looking for something new to cook or a menu idea, this is where you’ll find it.  Chef Laura creates menus for you that you can easily add to your recipe library in the club where you can scale the recipes, calculate nutritional information, create shopping lists, and more. 

BONICELLI COOKS THE MARKET

Bonicelli Cooks the Market is the recipe and video library accompanying Chef Laura’s Minneapolis Farmers Market appearances. Each recipe has a video for your ease.
The 28-Day Reset
The Holiday Survival Tool Kit

THE 28-DAY RESET

The “28-day Reset” was originally written as a guide (with menus and recipes) to reset your relationship with food; designed to start the new year. The collection, however, has grown and plans are in the works to expand the program significantly. 

HOLIDAY SURVIVAL TOOL KIT

The “Holiday Survival Tool Kit” is a collection of guides, menus, ideas, and recipes designed to make your holiday season more exciting, manageable, enjoyable, and tasty. New recipes are contributed to the collection every year.

Hi!  I’m Chef Laura.

I’m the chef/owner of Bonicelli Cooking Club and I serve as the Minneapolis Farmers Market’s market chef. I am known for my love of local, organic, and well-sourced food, as well as my expertise in navigating dietary preferences and issues. Between my meal delivery and catering business and my restaurant, I have over 13 years of professional cooking experience. I founded Bonicelli Cooking Club in 2018. I bring professional cooking techniques and knowledge, great recipes, and inspiration to home cooks and food lovers everywhere.

I love to cook and I want you to love it too!  I love food and all the things surrounding food.  Join me in celebrating the art of cooking – you belong here! 

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What do members say about the club?

Last week I realized that I am using almost exclusively Chef Laura Bonicelli recipes! Why? Because I can always trust that what I serve will be delicious. Laura tests her recipes so I do not have to. The Cooking Club and Minneapolis Farmers Market live videos are part of my weekly schedule. Chef Laura shares techniques and tips as well as cooking. Watching live gives me a chance to ask questions and get the answers in real-time. So, so valuable. What a great resource and a wonderful public service. I am now an annual member of the Bonicelli Cooking Club. I recommend the Cooking Club for everyone who wants to serve delicious, healthy food, and improve their knowledge and techniques. Thanks, Chef Laura!

Jeanne

I have a crazy schedule.  I joined the club for the Holiday Survival Tool Kit to help me navigate the season.  Not only did I go through that course, I also went through the entire Basics course and now I’m hooked on the 28-Day reset.  I can’t wait to start Baking Basics!
Cathy

long-standing club member, monthly member

I love the club!  I joined in the beginning and have attended almost every single weekly webinar.  That’s my favorite part – but also – I go back to “The Basics” course all the time.  I can never remember how to cut up a chicken – it’s all right there for me.
Lisa

long-standing club member, annual member

One of my biggest concerns was that the information would be too advanced for me – or not advanced enough.  I think Chef Laura is correct.  If you love food – you belong here.  I have built on my skills and am cooking at a much higher level.
Ben

long-standing club member, annual member

My work as a chef, this site, and the cooking club are dedicated to sharing knowledge, ideas, recipes, techniques, tools, and inspiration that will help you be the cook you have always wanted to be.  This is for you!  

                      Chef Laura

100% Satisfaction Guarantee for 7 -Days

Spend some time in the program. If it’s not for you, we’ll refund your money – in full – no questions asked.

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FAQ’S

How often is new content uploaded
New content is uploaded biweekly and as it is produced.
What if I can't attend a live webinar?
All live content is recorded and uploaded in to the membership. 
How many lessons are in each class?
The classes contain as many lessons as are necessary to cover a subject.  Generally, they range from 4 to 15 lessons per class.
How long are the lessons?
All lessons are usually under 30 minutes.
Do I have to watch lesson in order?
Lessons are designed to be watched in order, but you can always jump around and repeat lessons if you want to.
What if I need to cancel?
You can cancel your membership at any time.  All content is available for paying members, so it’s all here – waiting for you – when you rejoin.  Aside from access to content, on-going membership includes live-webinars, office hours, and immediate access to new content.  To cancel, email us through the chat on the website (lower right-hand corner) or email bonicelliassociates@mac.com.
What if I have questions, problems, or don't understand something?
Members can always chat, email, through the website.  Office hours are weekly for members and a great place to discuss any issues personally with me! 

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Tangy Fermented Red Salsa and Cucumber (Pickles)

By: Chef Laura Bonicelli Preserving food with fermentation is an ancient process. Like canning and pickling, it's easy to do in your home kitchen. Buy your ingredients at your favorite Farmers Market! about Tangy Fermented Red SalsaFermented foods have significant...

Grilled Corn with Chiles and Cotija

By: Chef Laura Bonicelli Grilled Corn with Chilies and Cotija is basically a deconstructed version of Mexican Sweet Corn. Its vibrant flavor and crunch make it a seasonal favorite. Buy your ingredients at your favorite Farmers Market! about Grilled Corn with Chilies...

Sweet Corn Chive Flan Salad with Basil

By: Chef Laura Bonicelli I bake the sweet corn chive flan(s) in ramekins to create beautiful individual servings. I wrote the recipe specifically for that time of year when sweet corn and cherry tomatoes are at their peak flavor. Buy your ingredients at your...

Vegan Parmesan Chickpeas

Take me to the lesson... Vegan Parmesan Chickpeas Vegan Parmesan Chickpeas are a lovely snack to keep on hand or add to your favorite salad. canola cooking spray=====1 15- ounce can chickpeas3 tablespoons Braggs nutritional yeast1 teaspoon garlic salt Preheat your...

MM-Green Spicy Edamame

Take me to the lesson... MM-Green Spicy Edamame I love to have a batch of MM-Green Spicy Edamame on hand to warm up in the microwave and snack on in the mid-afternoon 4 cups frozen edamame -- in the shell====canola cooking spray1/2 teaspoon chili powder1/2 teaspoon...

Vegan Cashew Slicing Cheese

Take me to the lesson... Vegan Cashew Slicing Cheese I love the flavor of this vegan cheese. You can leave some of the cashews chunky for texture if you like. 3/4 cup raw cashews=====1/4 cup nutritional yeast1 Tbsp. lemon juice1 tsp. Dijon1 tsp. kosher salt=====2 tsp....

Vegan Parmesan

Take me to the lesson... Vegan Parmesan Cheese Nutritional yeast has long been called "vegan Parmesan". This recipe takes the yeast a step further creating a thoroughly addictive topping. 3/4 cup raw cashews3 tablespoons Bragg's nutritional yeast3/4 teaspoon...

Vegan Pizza Burgers

Take me to the lesson Vegan Pizza Burgers I grew up with pizza burgers. I love this vegan version because it has even more flavor than and better texture than a beef version. 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil1/4 cup minced yellow onion 3 cloves garlic (minced)=====1...

Ginger Cookies

Take me to the lesson Ginger Cookies These Ginger Cookies are a family favorite. The chewy-soft cookies freeze beautifully and are lovely after a 15 second warm-up in the microwave. 3/4 cup vegetable shortening1 cup sugar (plus more for rolling)=====1 large egg (or 3...

Mediterranean Herbed Cod with Crimini and Spaghetti

Take me to the lesson... Mediterranean Herbed Cod with Crimini and Spaghetti I love making this dish with any white fish. It's a delicious preparation for cod, mahi mahi, and halibut. =====mediterranean herb mix=====2 tablespoons dried oregano2 tablespoons dried...

Charcuterie Board

Take me to the lesson... Charcuterie Board =====cheeses 6 - 8 ounces each=====Délice de Bourgogne or Saint-André -- (triple cream whole wedge)blue cheese -- whole wedge (broken - halved)Cotswald -- slicedManchego or aged Cheddar -- broken into piecessmall mozarrella...
Grilled Corn with Chiles and Cotija

Grilled Corn with Chiles and Cotija

By: Chef Laura Bonicelli Grilled Corn with Chilies and Cotija is basically a deconstructed version of Mexican Sweet Corn. Its vibrant flavor and crunch make it a seasonal favorite. Buy your ingredients at your favorite Farmers Market! about Grilled Corn with Chilies...

Sweet Corn Chive Flan Salad with Basil

Sweet Corn Chive Flan Salad with Basil

By: Chef Laura Bonicelli I bake the sweet corn chive flan(s) in ramekins to create beautiful individual servings. I wrote the recipe specifically for that time of year when sweet corn and cherry tomatoes are at their peak flavor. Buy your ingredients at your...

Vegan Parmesan Chickpeas

Vegan Parmesan Chickpeas

Take me to the lesson... Vegan Parmesan Chickpeas Vegan Parmesan Chickpeas are a lovely snack to keep on hand or add to your favorite salad. canola cooking spray=====1 15- ounce can chickpeas3 tablespoons Braggs nutritional yeast1 teaspoon garlic salt Preheat your...

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