Creating a meal from scratch is both challenging and delicious, much like playing "Stairway to Heaven" on a clarinet made out of a candy cane. Master meal melding with this Groupon.
$49 for a 12-Month Online Membership ($199.95 Value)
Members get 12 months to work through more than 200 video lessons led by Top Chef contestants, including Stephanie Izard and Spike Mendelsohn. The videos can be streamed to any computer with an Internet connection and cover everything from soups to desserts.
Top Chef University
At a moment's notice, Chef’testants from the Emmy-Award-winning show Top Chef appear in Top Chef University members' homes, ready to give one-on-one cooking lessons.
Top Chef winners and finalists, including All-Stars winner Richard Blais, walk members through a slew of cooking methods in over 200 lessons, each composed of interactive video tutorials ranging from 5 to 30 minutes long. The easy-to-follow curriculum starts with kitchen fundamentals on knives, pantry, and ingredients, it then moves on to basic cooking techniques such as sautéing and braising, and ends with more advanced recipes and skills to master the kitchen. Each lesson comes with a printable recipe to save and cherish, along with a Top Chef Certificate of Completion.