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Cooking from Your Pantry

at Home Cooking New York - Online

Course Details
$45 8 seats left
Start Date:

Fri, Nov 06, 6:00pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

Purchase Options
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 10

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this cooking techniques class:

Our school's mission is for our students to eat as many home-cooked meals as possible. This course is uniquely designed to help everyone achieve this culinary goal.

We'll discuss how to stock your kitchen's 3 pantries (cabinets, refrigerator, and freezer) so you can maximize the ingredients you can draw from to cook quick, delicious meals at the end of the day.  

An in-depth, how-to packet is included which details pantry stocking lists, menu ideas and variations, full recipes, and food storage tips. 

We'll also make:

Smoky Black Bean Chili

How these virtual classes work:

  • After registering, you will be sent a link to log into the class at the appointed date/time. 
  • One day before the class you will be sent a copy of the recipes we'll be making, so you can cook from them again after the class.
  • Classes are 90 minutes and will have a maximum of 10 households attending each session. 
  • This is a great opportunity to cook alongside friends and family! You can invite them to register their own households to join in the class, using the link in your confirmation email. 

Shopping List

Because grocery shopping is not so easy these days, here is a sneak peek at what you'll need: 

(This will feed 4 people, with leftovers)

  • Extra-virgin olive oil, about ½ cup
  • Kosher salt and a pepper mill
  • SPICES: 1 tablespoon each curry powder, smoked paprika, and cumin (plus a pinch of cayenne, optional)
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 1 onion, red or yellow
  • 1 small piece fresh ginger (optional)
  • 1 red bell pepper + 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes or 1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 bunch leafy greens (spinach, kale, Swiss chard) or 10 ounces frozen, thawed
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 ½ pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1 lemon + 1 lime
  • 1 can full-fat coconut milk
  • 2 15-ounce cans black beans
  • 1 cup chicken broth, beer, or water
  • 1 pound leftover cooked chicken, rotisserie chicken, or raw boneless skinless thighs or breasts, or substitute 1 can chickpeas, for vegetarian option)
  • 2 cups rice, any kind (for serving with curry and chili)
  • Sour cream or Greek yogurt, for serving with chili (optional)

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

School Notes:

You’ll receive a complete recipe packet and enjoy a full sit-down meal at the end of class with your classmates. Our classes are BYOB, and you are welcome to bring a bottle to share at the sit-down meal.

There is no sit-down meal for the following classes:

The Baking Basics

Holiday Candy Workshop

Bubbles and Truffles: Candy Making for Adults

Our classes are hands-on, coupled with demonstration-style teaching. Everyone is situated at their own cutting board/chef’s knife station around a large wooden worktable that accommodates the whole class (10 people max). We work together as a group, with the chef at the head of the table.

We focus on knife skills, preparing ingredients for cooking, and we strive to find every opportunity to offer you a hands-on experience at the stove and at your station, all within the spacial parameters of a single stove/family-style kitchen. We ask for volunteers to assist in all cooking.

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Refund Policy

We have a firm 48-hour cancellation policy to ensure that we have enough time to re-fill your seat with another student. For cancellations prior to the 48-hour mark, we are happy to offer credit for a future class. 

Non-refundable, credit only.

While it is not in our nature to say no, we are not able to offer credit/refund for last-minute illnesses or work-related conflicts. However, you are always welcome to send someone in your place, because we understand these things do happen.

Missed Class Policy

What can I do if I have to miss a class during a Boot Camp?

We understand that finding 6 consecutive weeks on your calendar to book a Boot Camp can be challenging, but because of the volume of Boot Camps we offer, we cannot offer you a make-up class if you cannot make one or more of the classes. As a consolation we have two options, for those who need to miss a class within a Boot Camp series:

1) Send a friend in your place (and make them cook you a meal based on their new skills, as repayment!), or

2) Opt for our "Plan B" program:

You are welcome to attend any of our classes that still has an open seat 48 hours before it runs. That way you can take another class and we are just filling empty seats, as opposed to giving you a seat in a future class that would otherwise have been paid for. This does require that you keep tabs on our schedule to see what is available (the number of open seats is part of every class listing)

Plan B does not have any expiration date; just be in touch with me directly when you find a class that works for you.

Start Dates (1)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time TBD 1 $45

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Founded in 2002, Home Cooking New York provides intimate and hands-on cooking classes at their cooking school in downtown New York City, as well as private classes in students’ home kitchens. Their students range from absolute beginners to amateur home cooks who want to expand their culinary education....

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