With everyone stuck inside lately, many of us have been rolling up our sleeves and cooking way more than usual. And even though restaurants are slowly re-opening, all this time inside might have helped you realize that you actually enjoy whipping up a homemade meal — and now you’d like to hone your skills to make sure your dishes always taste their best.
Luckily, there’s no need to enroll in expensive culinary programs to learn some pro-level tricks of the trade. The experts at Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Cooking School offer courses online — all of which are totally free of charge! This isn’t a limited time offer, either. They clearly just want to help home cooks get the most out of their kitchens during quarantine and beyond.
The course subjects cover a wide range of topics, like sharpening your knife skills, getting more creative with chicken recipes, and finding delicious new ways to use your Instant Pot. They’re broken down into several lessons with both written and video step-by-step guides, and they’re all taught by the same instructors found inside the brick-and-mortar Milk Street Culinary School in Boston.
If you’re afraid your kitchen isn’t stocked with all the right ingredients and equipment, don’t worry. The instructors are happy to provide simple substitutions that work just as well in our non-professional environments. Each course also promises to “teach you how to become a better cook, not just how to cook a few recipes. The Milk Street Theory of cooking will help you become a better, more confident cook almost overnight!”
This is on top of the countless recipes you can find from Milk Street’s magazine, cookbooks, videos, and podcast, all of which can be found on their website. Company founder chef Kimball also hosts an Emmy-nominated cooking show, which airs on public access channels across the country. You can find episodes online and search where you can tune in on your local stations.
In the meantime, be sure to head to the Milk Street Culinary School website to check out all the courses and start brushing up on your cooking skills!