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Culinary Boot Camp: For Amateur Cooks

Home Cooking New York

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This hands-on, skills-based series covers the advanced skills that amateur cooks need to take their culinary education to the next level. We

What You'll Get

This hands-on, skills-based series covers the advanced skills that amateur cooks need to take their culinary education to the next level. We'll focus on each cooking technique, using multiple ingredients to drive it home, so you leave confident that you can tackle these skills on your own. Culinary Boot Camp, Basic Skills is NOT a prerequisite if you already feel somewhat comfortable in the kitchen.

WEEK 1: Knife Skills + Advanced Vegetable Techniques

SKILLS COVERED: 

  • Advanced Knife Skills
  • Vegetable Techniques: Braising/Stewing
  • Cooking with Legumes
  • Creating Balanced Plant-Based Meals
  • Seasoning Techniques: Balancing Salt/Fat/Acid

RECIPES INCLUDE: 

  • Moroccan Tagine with Chickpeas and Vegetables

  • Classic Minestrone

  • Sauteed Leafy Greens 

WEEK 2: Poultry Techniques (Chicken + Duck)

SKILLS COVERED: 

  • Quartering a Whole Chicken
  • Braising Legs/Thighs
  • Poaching and Pan-Roasting Breasts
  • Working with Duck Breast 

RECIPES INCLUDE: 

  • Crisp Duck Breast with Cherry Jus
  • Vietnamese Shredded Chicken and Cabbage Salad
  • Braised Chicken Puttanesca

WEEK 3: Meat Techniques (Beef + Pork)

SKILLS COVERED: 

  • Meat Techniques: Understanding Different Cuts, Searing, Brown Braising
  • Meat Pan Sauces 
  • Working with Spice Rubs
  • Making Beef Broth

RECIPES INCLUDE:  

  • Pork Tenderloin with Apple Cider Pan Gravy
  • Perfect Meatballs in Marinara
  • Spice-rubbed Skirt Steak
  • Simple Beef Bone Broth
  • Seasonal Salad

WEEK 4: Fish + Shellfish Techniques 

SKILLS COVERED:

  • Working with Shrimp
  • Mussels
  • Clams
  • Filleting Whole Fish
  • Making Fish Stock 
  • Simple Fish Stews 

RECIPES INCLUDE: 

  • Fish Stock
  • Mussels Mariniere
  • Provencal Fish Stew
  • Garlic Shrimp
  • Beet + Escarole Salad

WEEK 5: Fresh Pasta Techniques

SKILLS COVERED:

  • Fresh Pasta Dough
  • Making Fresh Ricotta Cheese
  • Forming Ravioli, Tortellini, and Gnocchi
  • Working with Wild Mushrooms

RECIPES INCLUDE:

  • Hand-Cut Pappadelle with Wild Mushroom Ragout + Braised Pork Ragout
  • Spinach-Ricotta Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter
  • Sicilian Orange
  • Olive and Fennel Salad

WEEK 6: Advanced Baking Techniques

SKILLS COVERED: 

  • Pate a Choux Dough
  • Creamed Butter Cakes
  • Chocolate Ganache
  • Working with Phyllo Dough
  • Working with Egg Whites

RECIPES INCLUDE: 

  • Classic Profiteroles
  • Upside Down Fruit Cake
  • Dark Chocolate - Almond Torte
  • Savory Spinach-Herb Phyllo Pie 

Please reach out to CourseHorse for any dietary restrictions.

Please make sure to ring the outside buzzer, even if the front door is open, so we know you are arriving!

Class Starting Monday, November 04

6 sessions

  • Monday, November 04, 6:00PM- 9:00PM
  • Monday, November 11, 6:00PM- 9:00PM
  • Monday, November 18, 6:00PM- 9:00PM
  • Monday, November 25, 6:00PM- 9:00PM
  • Monday, December 02, 6:00PM- 9:00PM
  • Monday, December 09, 6:00PM- 9:00PM

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The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Dec 9, 2019.

  • ALL SALES FINAL.
  • Must be 16 or older to attend
  • Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged, altered, or redeemed for other dates, but may send a friend in place.
  • Must present CourseHorse confirmation email upon arrival.
  • Purchaser name must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with CourseHorse and course provider for purposes of order fulfillment.
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  • Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.
  • Note, additional equipment or materials may be required or included in purchase price, see course description for details.
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