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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.   Nov 11th, 11am
Beginner
(103)
Tuesday November 11 11am - 1:30pm 1 Session $100
Tuesday December 16 6pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $100
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We'll cover all the basic skills you need to get you started feeling comfortable and creative in the kitchen. The boot camp series will meet every week for a total of 3 weeks, giving you time to practice everything you've learned before tackling the next set of skills. Class #1:Knife Skills 101 Hanger Steak with Red Wine Pan SauceRoasted...

$395
W.   Jan 21st - Feb 11th, 6pm
All levels
(103)

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
M.   Nov 3rd - Nov 17th, 6:30pm
All levels
(27)

Students work with fresh seasonal farmers’ produce and other healthful ingredients to prepare gourmet meals in a relaxed setting. Each student receives a recipe packet and all classes end with a sit-down dinner.Menu:Clams CasinoCaesar Salad with Homemade CroutonsSkirt Steak with Mustard SauceCreamed SpinachTriple Baked PotatoesMolten Chocolate Cake...

$95
Su.   Nov 16th, 5pm
All levels
(28)

Learn some of the same basic culinary fundamental skills taught to chefs in the finest cooking schools. This program is a must for anyone who is tired of ruining dinner or conversely, dares to call him or herself a good cook. Topics covered include: knife skills, principles and application of all the major cooking methods,how to...

$450
M.   Nov 24th - Dec 22nd, 7pm
All levels
(32)

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.   Nov 14th, 10am
All levels

Adapt smart systems and techniques from the professional kitchen to the home. The very methods which allow a few cooks in a tight kitchen to feed a crowd of patrons beautiful meals all night scale down to a strategy enabling home cooks to make more healthful, varied, efficient, impromptu, and economical meals for themselves at home. The cost includes...

$250
Sa.   Nov 15th, 5:30pm
All levels
Saturday November 15 5:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $250
Sunday November 16 12pm - 4pm 1 Session $250
Sunday December 7 12pm - 4pm 1 Session $250
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Learn strategies for successful, creative, and improvisational meals, meals that are efficient, healthy, and cost-conscious, but that are first and foremost a pleasure to cook, and delicious for all to eat. The cost includes a greenmarket lunch, an array of tastings, a 50-page workbook, and a bag of sample provisions to take home. Also, all Workshop...

$250
Sa.   Dec 6th, 5:30pm
All levels

Classic Chanukah dishes can be innovative and delicious without taking ages to make. Native Israeli Chef-Instructor Einav Gefen will lead you through a menu that goes beyond tradition, including: Grandma Ruthie’s Best-Ever Doughnuts with Vanilla Cream, Dulce de Leche, Marshmallow Filling, or Strawberry Jam (and a variety of glazes); Sweet Potato...

$115
Su.   Dec 14th, 10am
Beginner
(121)

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.

$65
W.   Nov 5th, 7pm
Beginner
(27)
Wednesday November 5 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $65
Friday November 7 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $70
Friday November 21 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $70
Sunday November 23 7pm - 8pm 1 Session $70
Wednesday December 3 11am - 1pm 1 Session $75
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Learn the steps to create cake pops from start to finish.

$75
Sa.   Nov 15th, 11am
Beginner
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Saturday November 15 11am - 2pm 1 Session $75
Sunday November 16 11am - 2pm 1 Session $75
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Just in time for the holiday season! We'll cover the dessert basics (pie crust, pastry dough, sweet sauces, working with chocolate) to help guide you through a season and lifetime of dessert making. Learn to make: Dark Chocolate Torte with Raspberry CoulisSpiced Pear and Cranberry Crisp with Cinnamon Creme FraicheFresh Ginger CookiesChocolate...

$100
Su.   Nov 9th, 12pm
All levels
(103)

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Join the Bedford Cheese Shop’s resident cheese crafter, Cara Baker, for a workshop about the basics of making everyone’s favorite dairy delight. You’ll be making and sampling several types of basic cheese while learning the roles of rennet, salt, and heat in turning milk into magic. You'll even get to take home the fruits (or should we say cheese)...

$60
Th.   Dec 4th, 7pm
All levels
(21)

Knives are sharp, but they don't have to be scary. Our in-house chopping expert, Joe, will go through the basics of safe and effective knife skills for everyday use. Sharpen your skills (and enjoy some cheese while you're at it--we are a cheese shop after all).

$40
T.   Nov 4th, 7pm
Beginner
(21)

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
T.   Nov 11th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(27)
Tuesday November 11 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $110
Saturday December 6 12pm - 3pm 1 Session $110
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Have you ever been so overwhelmed with the variety and selection of cheeses that you didn't even know where to begin? Well come learn the basics as we demystify the dairy and the basics of beverage pairings. We will show you the ways to curate one of the most impressive cheese plates around.

$40
T.   Nov 11th, 7pm
Beginner
(21)

Good knives are the foundation of a well equipped kitchen. This class remedies all these basic issues: You will learn how to slice, dice, and chop in the safest and most efficient manner. Knowing how to use knives skillfully is the foundation of all cooking, and should not be scary or frustrating. Many home and even professional cooks don't always...

$105
M.   Nov 3rd, 6pm
Beginner
(121)
Monday November 3 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Friday November 7 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Sunday November 16 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $105
Tuesday November 25 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Thursday December 4 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Friday December 12 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
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The art of sushi making takes years to master but we’ll get you up and running by the end of the evening! We’ll teach you the basics of making a delicious sushi roll, that looks great and tastes even better – the secret starts with the rice. Experiment with your own combination of flavors to create a delicious roll. We’ll also introduce you...

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Sa.   Nov 1st, 7:30pm
All levels
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Are you ready to step into all-grain brewing but not sure where to start? This is an advanced class for the intermediate or experienced extract brewer. We’ll take an in depth look at the mashing process and different styles of mashing/lautering & sparging along with the enzymatic and chemical pathways involved. Additionally, we’ll cover water...

$55
Su.   Nov 2nd, 12pm
Advanced
(19)
Sunday November 2 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $55
Sunday December 7 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $55
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Students will learn everything needed to start their own beer brewing operation! Class will cover extract brewing, malts, grains, yeasts and how to avoid or troubleshoot the most common problems. Learn how to brew your own beer! All the basics willl be taught to get you up and running while brewing a batch of beer.All reference materials will be provided...

$55
T.   Nov 4th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(19)
Tuesday November 4 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $55
Saturday November 8 12pm - 2:30pm 1 Session $55
Thursday November 13 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $55
Sunday November 16 12pm - 2:30pm 1 Session $55
Sunday November 16 4pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $55
Tuesday November 18 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $55
Saturday November 22 12pm - 2:30pm 1 Session $55
Tuesday December 2 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $55
Thursday December 11 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $55
Saturday December 13 12pm - 2:30pm 1 Session $55
Tuesday December 16 6:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $55
Sunday December 21 12pm - 2:30pm 1 Session $55
Sunday December 21 4pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $55
Saturday December 27 12pm - 2:30pm 1 Session $55
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