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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 simple tailgating recipes for the big game. $45.50. Taste Buds Kitchen, Tuesday, January 28th, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sample eleven styles of beer. $75. New York Beer School, Wednesday, January 29th, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Explore the world of Thai street food. $95. JCC Culinary Arts, Thursday, January 30th, 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Learn to make sushi. $85. The Brooklyn Kitchen, Friday, January 31st, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Get an introduction to cheese. $60. Murray's Cheese Shop, Saturday, February 1st, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Make your own kimchi. $80. Pioneer Works, Sunday, February 2nd, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sample exotic coffee. $25. The Homestead at Bedford Cheese Shop, Tuesday, February 4th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Learn fundamental knife skills. $105. JCC Culinary Arts, Wednesday, February 5th, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Make a basic bread dough. $75. Le Pain Quotidien's Bleecker Street Bakery, Thursday, February 6th, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Pair whiskey and cheese. $60. The Homestead at Bedford Cheese Shop, Friday, February 7th, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Make pizza from scratch. $50. Le Pain Quotidien's Bleecker Street Bakery, Saturday, February 8th, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Create a perfect pie dough. $115. JCC Culinary Arts, Sunday, February 9nd, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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