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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

Learn everything you need to know about buttercream frosting. $99. Desirable Cake, Monday, March 10th, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Taste tea and learn about its production. $45. Palais des Thés, Tuesday, March 11th, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Cook with sustainable seafood. $100. Eataly, Wednesday, March 12th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Learn the basics of homebrewing. $55. Bitters & Esters, Thursday, March 13th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Make gnocchi. $100. Eataly, Saturday, March 15th, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Explore the world of French cheese. $30. The Homestead at Bedford Cheese Shop, Friday, March 14th, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Make homemade pasta. $75. Spina Pasta School, Sunday, March 16th, 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Looking Forward

Brush up on your knife skills. $85. Camaje, Monday, March 17th, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Taste wine to recognize grape type, region, and winemaking style. $55. Chelsea Wine Vault, Tuesday, March 18th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Pick up bread-making tips from a master baker. $150. De Gustibus Cooking School, Thursday, March 20th, 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Pair whiskey and cheese. $60. The Homestead at Bedford Cheese Shop, Friday, March 21st, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Make Trinidad-style roti. $140. TriniSoul, Saturday, March 22nd, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

See more cooking classes over on CourseHorse »

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