8 NYC Cooking Classes to Take This Week

Housemade mozzarella ($10)

Learn how to make this at Murray's Cheese on Wednesday. [Photograph: Dave Katz]

We're teaming up with CourseHorse, a new free service that aggregates classes to take in your spare time. Each Monday we'll round up some food-centric courses to take this week.

The folks at CourseHouse are giving away two $25 gift cards redeemable for classes purchased through their website. To enter, tell us what's your dream cooking class. We'll select a winner at random on Friday, December 7th at noon. The standard Serious Eats contest rules apply.

Mozzarella Making
Tuesday, December 4th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The cheese heads at Murray's Cheese will show you how easy it is to make your own mozzarella at home in multiple styles, including creamy burrata. 254 Bleecker Street, New York, NY. $100 for one session; sign up here

Cheese Tasting Class
Wednesday, December 5th, 7p.m. to 8p.m.
Ever scratched your head at a cheese tasting menu? Get a taste for classic French cheese and learn which pair best with what wines at the Bedford Cheese Shop's Manhattan location. 67 Irving Place, New York, NY. $45 for one session; sign up here

Thai Street Food
Thursday, December 6th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30p.m.
Street food may be the best food you can get in Thailand, and here you'll learn how to make Southeast Asian omelets, stir fried noodles, skewered meats, and more. 100 Frost Street, Brooklyn, NY. $75 for one session; sign up here

Pastry Essentials
Thursday, December 6th, 7p.m. to 9:30p.m.
Curious about pie crust? Love to mess with chocolate? Practice pastry techniques by creating four desserts with Home Cooking New York.. 236 West 26th Street, New York, NY. $100 for one session; sign up here

Gingerbread House Workshop
Saturday, December 8th, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
If your gingerbread house-making skills aren't quite up to snuff, bone up on how to make the best from a professional pastry chef. 85 MacDougal Street, New York, NY. $75 for one session; sign up here

Classic Cocktails: Tequila
Saturday, December 8th, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Sycamore in Brooklyn will teach you how to do those margaritas and other tequila-based classics right, and you'll also learn how to make them your own. Then drink down those cocktails, of course. 1118 Cortelyou Road, Brooklyn, NY. $30 for one session; sign up here

Home Empanadas
Sunday, December 9th, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Learn how to make empanadas with a crisp-tender crust and super-savory fillings. Once you have these down, other dumplings and turnovers should come to you easily. Plus: beer! 100 Frost Street, Brooklyn, NY. $65 for one session; sign up here

Chanukah Classics for the Family
Sunday, December 9th, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Do Chanukah right. Learn fun variations on latkes, how to make your own applesauce, and try some of the fluffiest sufganyot you've ever had. 1407 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. $75 for one session; sign up here

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