Let's Get Cooking
Already in a panic over preparing your holiday meals? Avoid the anxiety by honing your culinary skills at one of the many cooking classes offered in and around the Monmouth area.
Try out a hands-on class focusing on pasta-making, healthy cooking, ethnic cooking or basic skills—you’ll learn how to make the most of the season’s fresh produce and then get to dig into a four-course meal you’ve made yourself. Heirloom Kitchen is also a farm-to-table restaurant and retail boutique that offers cookware.
Heirloom Kitchen, 3853 RTE. 516, Old Bridge, 732.727.9444, heirloomkitchen.com
Taste & Technique Kitchen
Kids and adults alike can sign up for classes at Taste & Technique Kitchen in Fair Haven, where professional instructors teach students techniques they can use at home. Feel free to also host your child’s birthday party at the kitchen or organize a private event with friends where you get to curate the menu.
Taste & Technique Kitchen, 597 River Rd., Fair Haven, 732.741.2665, tasteandtechnique.com
Have you ever wanted to learn all the different ways to cook an egg or how to properly braise a rump roast? If so, head over to Williams-Sonoma’s Short Hills location for a free technique class. Class participants receive a 10 percent discount on same-day purchases, plus food samples. The store also offers cooking classes on Saturday, which do require a fee, throughout the month.
Williams-Sonoma, 1200 Morris Tpke., STE. B-258, Short Hills, 973.467.3641, williams-sonoma.com