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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
Su.   Dec 14th, 12pm
Beginner
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Sunday December 14 12pm - 2:30pm 1 Session $100
Monday December 22 12pm - 2:30pm 1 Session $100
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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
(35)

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
(117)

During this class you will create “verrines” that will impress your guests and will be one of the conversation pieces around the table. Verrines are appetizers or desserts that consist of a number of components layered artfully in a small glass. They are all the rage in France.You will also learn how to make mouthwatering “rouleaux” (stuffed...

$49
W.   Dec 3rd, 7:30pm
All levels
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Wednesday December 3 7:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $49
Friday December 5 5:30pm - 7pm 1 Session $49
Wednesday December 10 7:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $49
Wednesday December 17 7:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $49
Friday December 19 5:30pm - 7pm 1 Session $49
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Scallops are always a favorite during the holidays. Have you ever tried to marry vanilla and scallops? The combination will surprise your senses. And as for dessert, what better to represent the holiday spirit than gingerbread and eggnog? You will learn how to make gingerbread from scratch and get useful tricks used in professional kitchens...

$59
Th.   Dec 4th, 7:30pm
All levels
(1)
Thursday December 4 7:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $59
Saturday December 6 11am - 12:30pm 1 Session $59
Sunday December 7 5pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $59
Thursday December 11 7:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $59
Saturday December 13 11am - 12:30pm 1 Session $59
Saturday December 20 11am - 12:30pm 1 Session $59
Sunday December 21 5pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $59
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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

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
Su.   Dec 7th, 12pm
All levels

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

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.

$75
W.   Dec 3rd, 11am
Beginner
(30)
Wednesday December 3 11am - 1pm 1 Session $75
Wednesday January 7 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $100
Monday January 19 11am - 1pm 1 Session $100
Thursday February 5 7pm - 9pm 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.

$110
Sa.   Dec 20th, 12pm
All levels
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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
(25)

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
F.   Jan 23rd, 7pm
Beginner
(30)

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
Sa.   Dec 6th, 12pm
Beginner
(28)

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
(30)
Monday January 12 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $135
Monday February 2 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $135
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In this hands on class our staff will guide you through all the steps involved with making pates and terrines at home.  Topics covered include:Sourcing meatGrinding for pateSeasoning/curingSpecial EquipmentCooking your terrineServing your terrineAfter a brief demo and tasting, each student will make their very own pate with the guidance of our...

$130
Th.   Dec 11th, 7pm
All levels
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Thursday December 11 7pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $130
Thursday December 11 7pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $85
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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
(30)

We love the cozy warmth that a nice cocktail brings to our cold bodies in the dead of winter. But sometimes, we just want to hibernate instead of going out to our favorite bar. In this class, learn how to stock your bar and make cocktails in preparation for the polar vortex. Our teacher will instruct you on how to mix and shake drinks, learn proper...

$100
Sa.   Feb 14th, 7pm
All levels
(30)

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
Th.   Dec 4th, 6pm
Beginner
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Thursday December 4 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Sunday December 7 10am - 1pm 1 Session $105
Friday December 12 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
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Learn how to cut, chop and dice like the pros!In this class we’ll help you discover the fundamentals of knife skills and techniques. Our chefs will break down most of the classic cuts that you see in cookbooks. You’ll learn the skills and practice the basic cuts for vegetables, and acquire a few advanced techniques, too!With this workshop you’ll...

$59
Su.   Nov 23rd, 11am
All levels
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Sunday November 23 11am - 12:30pm 1 Session $59
Friday November 28 11am - 12:30pm 1 Session $59
Friday November 28 7:30pm - 9pm 1 Session $59
Sunday November 30 11am - 12:30pm 1 Session $59
Thursday December 4 5:30pm - 7pm 1 Session $59
Sunday December 7 11am - 12:30pm 1 Session $59
Thursday December 11 5:30pm - 7pm 1 Session $59
Sunday December 14 11am - 12:30pm 1 Session $59
Sunday December 21 11am - 12:30pm 1 Session $59
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Just in time for the holidays! Come join us for a hands-on class in the fundamentals of seasonal pies and galettes (a rustic tart). This two and a half hour class will be taught by one of our experienced bakers who will instruct you on two basic doughs and unique seasonal pie recipes to please every palate.Whether you would like to learn new baking...

$100
T.   Nov 25th, 5:30pm
All levels
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