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Cooking Techniques Classes Coming up in New York

Whether your bumper crop comes to you from a CSA share, the farmers’ market, your own garden or anywhere else, now you can revel in the taste of summer all year long. Here’s your chance to work with canning expert, Michaela Hayes, owner of Crock & Jar. You’ll learn how to safely can and preserve fresh produce, make pickled vegetables, chu

$110
+1100 pts
T.   Sep 9th, 6pm
All levels

As a dress rehearsal for the big holiday, practice making a full course Thanksgiving meal under the expert eye of Peter Berley. No time to dig through cookbooks for recipes? Relax. Peter has designed a winning menu from start to finish with just the right blend of classic flavors that will leave everyone asking for more. The meal includes: Cauliflo

$130
+1300 pts
F.   Nov 21st, 5pm
All levels

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 mea

$135
+1350 pts
T.   Sep 9th, 7pm
All levels

Grilling is one of the best ways to cook food simply while obtaining a maximum amount of flavor. You can grill on the stovetop, in your backyard, over charcoal or gas in this class you will learn how to slightly modify your grilling technique depending on the medium used. You will also discuss how dry rubs and sauces are used on the grill, as you

$115
+1150 pts
Su.   Sep 7th, 10am
All levels

Gold baked char Siu BauClams with black bean saucePot stickers with chicken and garlic chivesSticky rice with Chinese sausage, dried shrimp, and Chinese baconSweet bananas fritters with coconut ice creamStudents work with fresh seasonal farmers’ produce and other healthful ingredients to prepare gourmet meals in a relaxed setting. Each student re

$95
+950 pts
Su.   Aug 24th, 12pm
All levels

We think that the best part of the food movement in New York is the growing community of passionate farmers and purveyors. Begin at school and head over to the Union Square Greenmarket with our instructor. After learning about the bounty of the season and how to select produce, we will bring some of our favorite products back to the Haven’s Kitch

$115
+1150 pts
F.   Sep 12th, 10am
All levels

If you haven't got an Italian mamma to teach you how to make pasta at home, let Gerri Sarnataro guide you through the process. Making your own pasta is deeply satisfying, and the results are delectable. By the end of this class, you’ll be able to make the following fabulous pasta dishes on your own: Butternut Squash Ravioli with Sage Butter; Fett

$120
+1200 pts
F.   Sep 19th, 6pm
All levels

Julia Child lovingly translated the French classic, coq au vin, which traditionally uses roosters past their prime along with blood, kidneys and feet, into a recipe accessible for American home cooks. In this class, we do a riff off of Child’s recipe and along the way learn a number of foundational culinary skills involved to create this timeless

$135
+1350 pts
F.   Sep 26th, 7pm
All levels

Many of Sichuan Province's signature dishes incorporate one key ingredient: Sichuan peppercorn. Learn how to use this backbone of Sichuan cooking in appetizers, salads and stir-fries. Chinese-food expert Diana Kuan, a New York-based writer and creator of the Chinese food blog Appetite for China, will teach you mouth-tingling recipes. You'll also le

$135
+1350 pts
T.   Aug 19th, 7pm
All levels

Here's one for the canivores! We know, we know, we're a cheese shop. But charcuterie is a whole different beast (see what I did there? But also actually, cheese and charcuterie involve totally different animals). And it's about time cheese shared the limelight with the magical deliciousness of cured meats.From prosciutto to sopressata, get an entre

$35
+350 pts
Th.   Aug 14th, 7pm
Beginner

We all love the luscious fruits of summer, harvested by regional growers and delivered to the markets and kitchens of New York City. Now is the perfect time of year to whip up sweet treats that celebrate berries, stone fruits, and fresh, fragrant herbs! Let Angelica Kitchen’s Chris Hawkins teach you how to make simple desserts that emphasize hone

$25
+250 pts
Th.   Aug 14th, 7pm
All levels

On a busy day, everyone wants to be able to make delicious dishes that can be put together with little effort. For your seven days, you will now have seven new ways to grill one of the most nutritious proteins on your plate. On the menu: Grilled Clams with Charred Zucchini and Garlic; Warm Caesar Salad with Grilled Shrimp; Grilled Halibut with Lem

$120
+1200 pts
Th.   Aug 21st, 6pm
All levels

In this class, you will learn to cook fresh and dried pasta, as well as an array of appropriate sauces to complement them. You will make fresh pasta dough by hand, in a standing mixer, and a food processor and will roll, cut, and fill it. On the menu: Spaghetti Carbonara (spaghetti with egg, cheese and bacon) Orecchiette ("little ear" pasta) with B

$115
+1150 pts
Sa.   Aug 23rd, 10am
Beginner
Saturday August 23 10am - 2:30pm 1 Session $115
Saturday September 6 6pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $115
Saturday September 13 10am - 2:30pm 1 Session $115
Saturday September 20 6pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $115
Friday September 26 10am - 2:30pm 1 Session $115
Friday October 3 6pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $115
Saturday October 18 6pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $115
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From oysters and crawfish to andouille and chicken, New Orleans cooks know how to accentuate their ingredients so they sing. For this flavor-forward evening, we draw inspiration from the tables of some of the best restaurants in the Big Easy. You will make: Central Grocery's Muffuletta Sandwich; Casamento's Oyster Po'Boy, Cajun Jambalaya, Creole C

$125
+1250 pts
F.   Sep 12th, 6pm
All levels
Friday September 12 6pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $125
Sunday September 21 6pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $125
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These full-participation classes teach fundamental skills, not recipes. Instead of narrowly focusing on a roast duckling recipe, for example, you’ll master roasting techniques that can be applied to foods from fish to fruit. Most important, you’ll gain the experience you need to cook with confidence and pleasure---without relying strictly on re

$605
+6050 pts
Sa.   Oct 18th - Nov 15th, 10am
All levels

Time to give those dried and dehydrated herbs in your spice rack a rest and familiarize yourself with those same seasonings straight from the soil. In this class you'll learn how to feature the flavors of fresh herbs in everything from cocktails to condiments to dessert. On your menu: Salsa Verde Cruda (Uncooked Green Salsa with Cilantro); Herbed C

$115
+1150 pts
Su.   Aug 10th, 10am
All levels

Do you have whole grains lurking in your cabinet that you're not sure how to prepare? Are you someone who wants to add more whole grains to your diet? Or perhaps you're just looking to retire your standard whole grain dishes and replace them with new and improved versions? This class will provide you with the fundamentals, recipes and inspiration a

$115
+1150 pts
W.   Aug 13th, 6pm
All levels

Garlic gives dishes around the world a pungent oomph that drives people wild in mouth-watering anticipation. In this class you'll transform the "stinking rose" into many pungently popular recipes. From head to clove, you'll make: Skordalia (garlicky Greek potato dip); Truffled White Bean Bruschetta; James Beard’s Roasted Chicken with 40 Garlic C

$115
+1150 pts
F.   Aug 15th, 6pm
All levels

What do professional chefs know about getting flavorful dishes to the table quickly and effortlessly? The answer is pan sauces. Once you’ve learned a few simple steps, you’ll be able to create an infinite number of your own sauces. Join Chef-Instructor Sabrina Sexton, formerly of Gramercy Tavern, for an instructive menu that makes the most of q

$240
+2400 pts
T.W.   Sep 16th - Sep 17th, 6pm
All levels

Whether spread on fresh out-of-the-oven rolls or melted into a piping hot, baked potatoes-a little pat of butter is pure pleasure. But this churned cream's starring role shouldn't be limited to a topper. In this class, butter is as it should be, front and center. You'll learn the versatility of butter in techniques such as poaching and how to creat

$115
+1150 pts
T.   Aug 12th, 10am
All levels
Need help finding a class? Call 212-729-4088 or email [email protected]