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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 cheese with Syrah wines. $75. Murray's Cheese, Monday, April 14th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Prepare a mutli-course Mexican meal. $105. Camaje Tuesday, April 15th, 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Learn to choose the right olive oil for any situation. $20. O Live Brooklyn, Wednesday, April 16th, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Bring your kids to dye Easter eggs. $50. Camaje, Friday, April 18th, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Prepare dishes for Good Friday. $115. Camaje, Friday, April 18th, 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Cook classic Jamaican dishes. $95. TriniSoul, Saturday, April 19th, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Looking Forward

Learn how to make saag panner. $95. Camaje, Monday, April 21st, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Explore the culinary anthropology of Italy. $30. The Homestead at Bedford Cheese Shop, Wednesday, April 23th, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Break down an entire side of beef. $65. Dickson's Farmstand Meats, Thursday, April 24th, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Make delicious Spanish tapas. $75. Instituto Cervantes New York, Friday, April 25th, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Taste traditional spring beers. $50. The Homestead at Bedford Cheese Shop, Friday, April 25th, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Cook Northern Italian classics. $100. Home Cooking New York, Saturday, April 26th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

See more cooking classes over on CourseHorse »

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