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    Virtual Fresh Bagel Making

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    Did you ever want to learn how to make your own bagels, but thought that it was too hard to do it on your own? Stop your thought right there! Taste Bud's Kitchen will teach you how to make your perfect bagel from scratch right in the comfort of your own kitchen. Learn all the tricks of the trade of making fresh bagels including how to knead, roll, and bake the bagel dough. You'll even learn how to transform ordinary butter into a delicious compound herb butter that will pair perfectly with your bagel treats! Be prepared to wow yourself and your friends with the new bagel skills you will learn from this online live cooking class!
    Virtual Fresh Bagel Making

    109 W 27th St, New York

    • Virtually learn the basic skills and techniques needed to make delicious homemade bagels
    • Learn how to knead, roll, boil, and bake dough to make the perfect bagel
    • Explore how to take ordinary butter and transform it into a delicious herb butter
    • Enjoy a day learning all the tricks of the trade of making fresh bagels
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    96 positive reviews
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    Knife Skills

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    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 wield a knife correctly, however, which increases food preparation time and makes the process harder, and less safe, than it should be. 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. Brendan McDermott, a professional chef and cooking instructor who started teaching knife skills at Brooklyn Kitchen in 2008 (New York declared his class Best Cooking Class of 2010), will guide you through the practice of keeping your knives sharp and handling them correctly. In his 10 years as a chef in New York, he has worked at Mesa Grill, RM, Patria, Olives, Alta, and Porchetta. He has also been featured on the show Working Class Foodies.
    Knife Skills

    225 Liberty St, New York

    • Learn to slice, dice, and chop with ease at the Institute of Culinary Education
    • Decrease food preparation time and ensure you are using knives safely and efficiently
    • No experience necessary
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    158 positive reviews
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    Mexican Fiesta (BYOB)

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    It’s time to PARTAY! Let’s spice things up with a Mexican feast. Taste Buds Kitchen is whipping up their favorite recipes from street-style Tacos to handmade Guacamole and traditional sides. No celebration is complete without made-from-scratch Corn Tortillas, you won’t believe how easy they are to make. Grab your friends and join in for a fun night of Mexican favorites!
    Mexican Fiesta (BYOB)

    109 W 27th St, New York

    • Learn the process behind making Mexican fiesta favorites!
    • Make tacos, handmade guac and delicious sides in a group setting
    • Bring your own booze and enjoy an intimate, cozy and party kitchen setting
    • No experience necessary
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    96 positive reviews
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    Handmade Pasta Twist (BYOB)

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    Pasta, pasta, pasta! Do you know how to make fresh pasta by hand? We can't wait to teach you. Join us as we create our signature pasta dough and an oh-so-cool twist on the original. Learn the tips and tricks to becoming a pasta aficionado as we master kneading, rolling, and shaping pasta like the pros into fresh Spaghetti and hand-rolled Garganelli. And no pasta is complete without the sauce so we're whipping up a zesty nut-free Pesto and Alfredo duo to dazzle our homemade pasta creations. Bring your friends and your own wine for a night of fun-filled pasta.
    Handmade Pasta Twist (BYOB)

    109 W 27th St, New York

    • Master the art of making healthy homemade pasta during a hands-on cooking class
    • Learn to make various pasta doughs, including whole wheat, spinach, and beet
    • Handcraft the pasta in a variety of traditional shapes while also making two different sauces
    • Treat yourself to a social cooking class and liven things up with your favorite beer or wine
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    96 positive reviews
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    Pad Thai

    It's never been so easy to prepare Thai dishes in your own kitchen with an abundance of Thai ingredients within easy reach. Chef Victor will teach you all the essentials and techniques of Thai cooking. Specifically you will learn and cook the broth and rice and work with all the particular ingredients that you might not be used to working with such as lemongrass, ginger, mint, curry paste, cilantro, coconut milk, etc. This class is open for chefs of all levels and no experience is necessary. Plus, additional food and drinks are available for purchase at the venue, in case you'd like to enhance the fun a little further!
    Pad Thai

    340 W 40th St, New York

    • Learn to prepare and cook your own Pad Thai
    • Discover how to work with ingredients you don’t usually add to your dishes at home
    • Treat yourself to a fun social cooking experience
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    Entertaining for All: Gluten and Dairy-Free Dinner

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    Do you love to cook? Do you LOVE to eat? If you answered an enthused, "Yes!" then this cooking class is perfect for you! Capped at around 12 students per session, this small and intimate gluten and dairy-free cooking class is designed for anyone who wants to cook, learn about the many options for those that suffer from Celiac Disease, has dairy intolerance, or just wants to eat healthier and feel better. Expand upon your skills and knowledge in a relaxed setting under the guidance of health coach and certified holistic nutritionist, Chef Sui Lon Chan, as you learn hands-on new techniques, and gain confidence in the kitchen. Working with fresh seasonal farmers' produce and other healthful ingredients, you will prepare a delicious gourmet meal of Pao de queijo with nutritional yeast (Brazilian cheese bread with cheese substitute; you won't even know it's not cheese!), summer rolls (shrimp or grilled mushroom, rice noodles, in rice paper) with spicy peanut sauce, Thai basil, mint, scallion, and cucumber pan-seared salmon, sea bass, or tofu with sizzling ginger scallion sauce, quinoa pilaf, and shredded brussels sprouts with roasted garlic oil. End your culinary experience with a sit down dinner and finish on a sweet note with coconut or vanilla ice cream drizzled in chocolate sauce. You'll even receive a recipe packet and Miette canvas tote bag to bring home and recreate these delicious recipes over and over again. Bon appetit!
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    Entertaining for All: Gluten and Dairy-Free Dinner

    132 Mulberry St, New York

    • Expand upon your skills and knowledge in a relaxed setting under the guidance of an expert chef
    • Prepare a gluten and dairy-free meal from fresh seasonal farmers' produce and other healthful ingredients
    • Learn a variety of ingredient substitutes
    • End with a sit down dinner and take home a recipe packet
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    9 positive reviews
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    The Art of Pasta

    Take a break from store-bought pasta and come learn to make your own! This class will walk you through the techniques of making homemade pasta with both a pasta machine and by hand. You will learn to make many types of pasta, such as ravioli, tortellini, fettuccine, taglierini and gnocchi. There will be a demonstration, which will then be followed by an opportunity to try things with your own hands. All pastas can be sampled with a variety of different sauces. Enjoy the satisfaction of making homemade pasta you'll love!
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    The Art of Pasta

    97 MacDougal St, New York

    • Learn the processes of making homemade pasta with both a pasta machine and your hands
    • Enjoy a demonstration that is followed hands-on learning
    • Make a variety of pasta such as lasagna sheets, ravioli, tortellini, and fettuccine
    • Sample the freshly-made pasta with different sauces
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    Soul Food

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    Summertime and the livin' is easy... BBQ ribs, fried chicken, smoked mac & cheese, collards, black eyed peas, and fruit cobbler. How tasty does that sound for your next barbeque? Everybody's diet needs a little more soul. Even yours! Camaje cooking ensures exactly that. Here, you'll embrace the flavors of traditional soul food and cook up a menu filled with fried chicken, ribs, and the creamiest mac 'n' cheese of your life. This cooking class will offer you so much comfort... and the food's to die for!
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    Soul Food

    85 MacDougal St, New York

    • Learn how to cook a true soul food menu of BBQ ribs, fried chicken, smoked mac & cheese, collards, black eyed peas, and fruit cobbler
    • Discover the flavor profiles of each soul food ingredient and why they go together
    • Enjoy a meal that embodies the term "comfort food"
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    72 positive reviews
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    Recreate NYC Restaurant Dishes at Home Featuring Tao, Milos & More!

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    Love dining at Tao, Milos, and Po? Enjoy top restaurant dining every night when you learn how to make their best dishes at home! In this class, you'll learn to prepare dishes inspired by famous NYC restaurants: Milos-inspired Zucchini and Eggplant Chips, Tao-inspired Miso Glazed Sea Bass Skewers, and Vanilla Panna Cotta with Balsamic Strawberries inspired by Po. Meet other foodies and enjoy the food you prepared in an intimate setting on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Paced for both the experienced cook and the stereotypical New Yorker who only uses her oven to store shoes, you'll understand each recipe from start to finish and learn how to translate restaurant cooking to your home kitchen. New York is famous for its food -- so take some of its secrets home into your own kitchen!
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    Recreate NYC Restaurant Dishes at Home Featuring Tao, Milos & More!

    10 W End Ave, New York

    • Recreate some of NYC's best restaurant dishes with a small group in a hands-on cooking experience
    • Meet on Manhattan's Upper West Side just steps away from Central Park to make a cocktail, appetizer, main course and dessert
    • Add some delicious recipes to your repertoire, and use them to impress your friends and loved ones
    • Make new friends over a three-course meal you helped prepare
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    19 positive reviews
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    Seasonal Cooking Class (Saturdays)

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    Enjoy cooking and eating a wonderful meal that you can easily reproduce at home. Want to learn how to sauté the perfect fish filet with a mahogany crust that doesn't stick? Here, you'll learn. Want to prepare the ultimate steak? You're looking at the right class. Have you always wondered what to do with those dark green vegetables that are supposed to be so good for you? This class will show you how to make them tasty! You will learn to cook for taste and eat for health with recipes that will have your dinner guests yearning for the next invitation. During this class, you will learn a variety of recipes and techniques that will bring your cooking skills to new levels. In an intimate group setting, you and the other students will prepare and cook together! These classes are perfect if you want to try new things, or learn new ways to improve on favorites.
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    Seasonal Cooking Class (Saturdays)

    142 West End Ave, New York

    • Prepare a variety of different recipes from a seasonal menu
    • Learn invaluable cooking techniques
    • Sit down to a delicious meal and taste what you made
    • Cook with a chef who specializes in cooking for taste and eating for health
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    1 positive reviews

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