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We're teaming up with CourseHorse, a free service that aggregates classes to take in your spare time. This week: food-centric courses selected by the Serious Eats staff to bone up on your cooking chops and food knowledge.

Note: CourseHorse is offering a special deal for first-time course subscribers: receive $5 off your first class with the promo code SeriousEatsNY.

This Week

Pair honey and cheese. $60. Murray's Cheese, Tuesday, October 15th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Make your own cupcakes. $40. Butter Lane, Thursday, October 17th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Taste and compare Portuguese wines. $49.
Astor Center
, Thursday, October 17th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Taste and learn the basics of cheese. $60. Murray's Cheese, Friday, October 18th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Shop for and cook with fresh ingredients from the Union Square Greenmarket. $115. Camaje, Saturday, October 19th, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Pair cider and cheese. $75. Murray's Cheese, Saturday, October 19th, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Make your own sushi. $100. Sushi by Simon, Sunday, October 20th, 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Looking Forward

Cook with Autumn seasonal ingredients. $45. The Homestead at Bedford Cheese Shop, Tuesday, October 22nd, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Make delicious meals with five ingredients or less. $95.
JCC Culinary Arts
, Tuesday, October 22nd, 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Pair desserts and wine. $89.
Astor Center
, Wednesday, October 23rd, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Prepare an elegant French dinner. $115. Camaje, Friday, October 25th, 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Make your own mozzarella. $100. Murray's Cheese, Saturday, October 26th, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Create a variety of chocolate truffles. $80. The Center for Kosher Culinary Arts, Sunday, October 27th, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

See more cooking classes over on CourseHorse »

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