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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.
Learn the basics of vegetarian cooking. $100. Bhagavat Life, Monday, November 18th, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Get some tips on Thanksgiving sides. $105. Camaje, Tuesday, November 19th, 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Mix dark and strong whiskey cocktails. $79. Astor Center, Thursday, November 21st, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Get to know stinky cheese. $60. Murray's Cheese, Friday, November 22nd, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Taste wines under $20. $65. Camaje, Friday, November 22nd, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Learn how to make northern Italian food. $100. Home Cooking New York, Saturday, November 23rd, 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Make French macarons. $80. The Center for Kosher Culinary Arts, Sunday, November 24th, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of sous vide cooking. $150. De Gustibus Cooking School, Monday, November 25th, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Prep for holiday baking season. $100. Home Cooking New York, Monday, November 25th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Prepare a four-course date night feast for fall. $180. The Center for Kosher Culinary Arts, Saturday, November 30th, 8:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Make your own bagels and bialys. $80. The Center for Kosher Culinary Arts, Sunday, December 1st, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Learn how to home brew. $57. New York Botanical Garden, Sunday, December 1st, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Pickle your own pickles. $30. Brooklyn ARTery, Sunday, December 1st, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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