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After you’ve tackled these fundamental cooking techniques, there is no limit to the variation of meals you can make.Knife Skills (everything you need to know)Browning Meats (perfect skillet steak)Making Pan Sauces (red wine-shallot pan sauce)Roasting Root Vegetables (roasted purple potatoes and fennel)Cooking Leafy Greens (Swiss chard with garlic...

$100
T.   Dec 30th, 6pm
Beginner
(139)
Tuesday December 30 6pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $100
Monday January 5 7pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $100
Thursday January 22 6pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $100
Monday February 16 7pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $100
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In this class, we will explore the vast variety of health-supportive foods including whole grains, beans, sea vegetables, condiments, oils and natural sweeteners; why we use them and how to gradually stock your pantry with these high-quality staples.In the first session, we’ll discuss the ABC’s of menu planning and how to create nutritious balanced...

$170
M.   Jan 5th - Jan 12th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(31)
Monday January 5 6:30pm - 9:30pm 2 Sessions $170
Monday March 23 10am - 5pm 1 Session $170
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Learn to cook the following:Clams CasinoCaesar Salad with Homemade CroutonsSkirt Steak with Mustard SauceCreamed SpinachTriple Baked PotatoesMolten Chocolate Cake with Homemade Vanilla Ice CreamStudents below 18 years old should be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

$95
Su.   Jan 11th, 5pm
All levels
(44)
Sunday January 11 5pm - 8pm 1 Session $95
Sunday January 25 5pm - 8pm 1 Session $95
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Whether you’re learning to cook or learning to cook really well, this 3-class series will give you all the confidence you need to relax and really enjoy cooking. Each week focuses on one basic cooking technique: sautéing, roasting, and grilling. We’ll make sauces, practice knife skills, and arm you with lots of other basics. Classes are taught...

$350
T.   Jan 20th - Feb 3rd, 6:30pm
All levels
(34)

Food blogging serves as a satisfying creative outlet for many, an income source or even a full-time job for some. Whether you have a deep understanding of the ?blogosphere? or none at all, this all-day blogging workshop will provide you with invaluable insight into the vast world of online publishing. Digital strategy expert Ashley Parrish will teach...

$125
Sa.   Jan 24th, 10am
All levels
(31)

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In this class, we will teach you how to chop, dice, and mince vegetables. One of the most important culinary skills are your knife skills. This is the foundation of great cooking. This class will provide you such techniques. The veggies we practice our chopping on won't go to waste as we will use them to make a delicious fresh salsa and baked tortilla...

$75
M.   Feb 9th, 7:30pm
All levels
(134)

Aphrodisiac is a Greek word associated with Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love. Tonight Maria Benardis, founder of Greekalicious cooking school in Sydney, Australia, will inspire you with her passion for Greek cuisine.  She will teach you how to cook for your partner and loved ones with “agapi” (unconditional love).  Students will prepare...

$115
F.   Feb 6th, 6pm
All levels
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Tired of takeout? Do you want to eat healthier by eating in more and dining out less? But, you can barely boil water? Then join executive chef John Scoff as he expertly guides you through basic cooking techniques alongside other beginners. You will discover the joy of cooking as you build your culinary skills in this fun, yum and nurturing environment.Week...

$575
T.   Feb 24th - Mar 24th, 6:30pm
Beginner
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Explore essential ingredients to keep stocked in your pantry and freezer and learn how to improvise with them. You’ll leave class able to create homemade meals on the fly, in no time. Prepare Fresh and dried herb oil Herbed chicken breastOven-roasted potatoesArtichoke and black olive ragoutWild mushroom risottoThree-bean chiliCorn muffins

$95
W.   Apr 29th, 7pm
All levels
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At the end of the class, the students will learn new ways of cooking legumes. Legumes are a super food! They have a high nutritional value, but zero fat and sugar. They play a pivotal role in the Greek diet and are consumed in many interesting ways. This lesson is full of some simple recipes and ideas of how to cook and pair them in your everyday...

$90
F.   Jan 23rd, 10:30am
All levels
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Learning to use a sharp knife properly and safely is essential to good cooking. You’ll prepare your meals in half the time as you effectively master knife techniques for mincing, dicing, slicing, shredding and more. You’ll learn how to select and care for your knives as well as how to sharpen and hone them along with your skills. A light meal will...

$110
T.   Jan 6th, 6:30pm
Beginner
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Tuesday January 6 6:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $110
Monday February 2 6:30pm - 10pm 1 Session $110
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Proper knife technique is an essential skill in the kitchen. In this class, students will learn how to do basic cuts from dicing to chiffonades while putting together a simple and quick dish. “Intro to” are one hour lessons that hone on becoming proficient in a particular skill or ingredient.

$100
M.   Jan 19th, 11am
Beginner
(32)
Monday January 19 11am - 1pm 1 Session $100
Thursday February 5 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $100
Saturday March 7 11am - 1pm 1 Session $100
Monday March 23 11am - 1pm 1 Session $100
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We will be firing up our outdoor grills for this hands-on class, weather permitting. Learn to cook the following:New England clam chowderSteamed lobster and clamsBrussels and baconFresh berry crisp with homemade vanilla ice creamStudents below 18 years old should be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

$125
Sa.   Jan 24th, 12pm
All levels
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Mole can be intimidating for many cooks, as the variations are endless, and each recipe calls for an array of ingredients (some have upwards of 30). In this class, we will explore a few varieties, including the classic Mole Negro, as well as Yellow Mole, Red Mole, and Mole de Pipian. Students will learn the basic skills and ingredients needed to make...

$135
F.   Feb 20th, 7pm
All levels
(32)

Love food but not sure where to get started in the kitchen? In Simple, Seasonal Suppers, we teach students how to cook with seasonal ingredients by relying on their own skills and gumption. In addition, students will learn about basic knife skills, equipment, pantry staples and recipes to get you started. All of our classes end with a convivial meal,...

$135
Th.   Mar 26th, 7pm
All levels
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Once you master basic cooking techniques like roasting, sautéing, and steaming, you can cook perfect dishes every time. Rather than recipes, this class focuses on the techniques themselves, which you will learn and then apply in a variety of dishes that include Perfect Roast Chicken, and Steamed Mussels with Thai Curry. You will also master the techniques...

$115
Su.   Dec 21st, 6pm
All levels
(141)

We observe Meatless Mondays, but sometimes convincing the people around your dining table to eat vegetarian can be as difficult as nailing jelly to a tree. In this class, students will create dishes that expertly highlight seasonal vegetables that will convince your biggest doubters.Love food but not sure where to get started in the kitchen? In Simple,...

$135
M.   Jan 12th, 7pm
All levels
(32)
Monday January 12 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $135
Monday February 2 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $135
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Neapolitan pizza isn’t like New York, Chicago or corner pizzeria pie; it represents a respect for the ingredients and a passion for eating. In this class, we pay homage to this style of cooking, dining and communing through one of the world’s greatest comfort foods. Students will learn the basics of pizza making, the differences between Neapolitan...

$135
W.   Mar 11th, 7pm
Beginner
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Students will beat the winter blues by learning to make hearty stews and quick breads using traditional Moroccan ingredients and condiments such as preserved lemon, harissa, ras el hanout, and dried fruits and honey. Understanding these basic pantry items will provide a good baseline for students to innovate their standby dishes and expand their re...

$135
M.   Jan 26th, 7pm
All levels
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You love to eat it, now make it yourself! Learn the necessary ingredients and equipment, where to buy them and then roll, roll, roll!Our classes are unique. They are intimate and are taught in a working restaurant kitchen by a professional chef. Class starts in the dining room, where you meet your chef/teacher and your classmates to discuss the menu...

$110
Th.   Feb 12th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(34)
Thursday February 12 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $110
Saturday February 21 3:30pm - 6pm 1 Session $110
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