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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 how to buy wine the smart way. $81.66. Corkbuzz Wine Studio, Monday, March 24th, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Learn to taste tea. $45. Palais des Thés, Tuesday, March 25th, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Discover the unexpected side of beer. $50. The Homestead at Bedford Cheese Shop, Wednesday, March 26th, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Make your own mozzarella. $100. Murray's Cheese, Thursday, March 27th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Learn how topickle. $40. Brooklyn ARTery, Saturday, March 29th, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Make classic Trinidadian doubles and pholourie. $75. TriniSoul, Sunday, March 30th, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Looking Forward

Cook sweet and savory crepes. $115. Natural Gourmet Institute, Monday, March 31st, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Learn five ways to cook fish. $100. Home Cooking New York, Tuesday, April 1st, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Sample a variety of charcuterie. $40. The Homestead at Bedford Cheese Shop, Wednesday, April 2nd, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Learn to break down whole lamb in two ways. $65. Dickson's Farmstand Meats, Thursday, April 3rd, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Prepare an assortment of Cuban dishes. $105. Camaje, Saturday, April 5th, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Bake Passover desserts. $80. The Center for Kosher Culinary Arts, Sunday, April 6th, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

See more cooking classes over on CourseHorse »

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