I don’t know about you, but I am one of these people who loves to learn new things. And maybe that is why I enjoy cooking because there is always something new to learn.
Best of all there are lots of cooking classes out there that are totally free. Here is a roundup of some great places find these no cost save money cooking lessons.
Youtube-This motherload of videos is home to some excellent free cooking classes from talented chefs. Have a look at:
- Chef Todd Mohr-I found his Buying Knives and The Only 4 Cooking Knives You Need classes to be enlightening. He offers lots of cooking videos on an array of topics.
- Hilah Cooking- Hilah is a bit quirky and irreverent while she keeps it real with her cooking classes. Take a look at her Cast Iron Skillet Care video below.
- Food Wishes (All Recipes Production)– Thousands of cooking videos to pursue. Check out How to Seed a Pomegranate with No Mess for a sample of what you will find.
- How to Cook That-Ann Reardon’s teaching is so easy to follow. Just take a look at her How to Make Jelly Beans tutorial.
- Tasty– Fun, quick videos that lots of complicated techniques to follow.
Health Care Facilities, Especially Hospitals-Say What??? Many health care providers offer free healthy cooking classes as part of their outreach to the community. A neat example of this is the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University. Not only does the center train future physicians with nutritional education so they can use to counsel and treat patients, but they also offer free community classes.
Specialty Grocery and Retail Outlets-From time to time, stores will bring in staff members, guest chefs or product manufacturing representatives to present free cooking demonstrations and learning opportunities. Check the websites of stores in your area to find out about upcoming events.
Farmers’ Markets-Managers of these markets may bring in experts to show how to use produce sold at those markets. Our local farmer’s market, brings in a nutritionist from of state AgCenter system to offers tips on how to prepare seasonal fruit and vegetable offerings.
State AgCenters-Speaking of AgCenters, many offer free cooking classes through local county extension offices.
And if you want to find out more free ways to learn new things, have a look at 10 Ways to Save Big Money Using Your Library.