Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Online Cooking School

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Milk Street Cooking School

Milk Street Cooking School

Classes available in boston and online!

Classes available in boston and online!

At the Milk Street Online Cooking School you can join us for livestream classes or take any of our free, self-paced pre-recorded lessons. In both virtual classrooms, you won’t learn just recipes: you'll learn new ways to approach food and cooking, giving you a reinvigorated enthusiasm for putting dinner on the table.

Gift cards to our livestream classes are available here.


Livestream Cooking Classes, Workshops and Intensives

Join the global Milk Street community during livestream cooking classes featuring Milk Street teachers, recipe developers and special guest chefs from all over the world. You can learn with us in two ways:


  • Classes that introduce a topic, ingredient or technique.
  • 500-student attendee cap.
  • 60 to 75 minutes long.
  • Use the chat function to ask questions in real time and get answers during class.
  • Livestream classes are included in Insider membership. Not an Insider? You can pay per class.

Workshops & Intensives

  • Events offering in-depth learning on a topic, ingredient or technique.
  • 25-student attendee cap.
  • 90 to 120 minutes long.
  • Ask instructors your questions directly and get personalized real-time feedback.
  • Hone your skills with in-class experiments, cooking challenges and practice time.
  • Intensives Only: Multi-session courses; direct communication with teachers & students between sessions; and at-home cooking experiments, challenges & assignments.
  • Livestream workshops and intensives are not included in Insider membership; all tickets are purchased per class.

All our events are hosted on the Zoom platform. Keep learning afterwards by watching a recording that we send you afterwards, along with class recipes, equipment recommendations and bonus content. Plus, all attendees of our livestream classes receive a 20% off coupon to the Milk Street Store after class.

Current and recent sponsors of the Milk Street Cooking School include A-Sha Foods, Anyday, Barton Springs Mill, Barr Hill, Beanstory, Blake Hill Preserves, Brød & Taylor, Coccinella, Diaspora Co., GIR, Kana, Mansfield Maple, MADRE Linen, Marcato, Pearson Farm, Pizza University, Rubirosa, Shana's Sourdough, Simpli, Slane Irish Whiskey, Souper Cubes, VanillaPura, Weber, Work Sharp and Yes! Apples.

Sign up for classes and workshops through our calendar links below, or join Milk Street Insider for your first 12 weeks for $1 and gain access to every livestream class (excluding workshops), plus much more.

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self-paced cooking classes
  • Perfect fundamental Milk Street cooking techniques in our pre-recorded online cooking courses.
  • These deep-dives into cooking theory, ingredients, and dishes will change the way you cook.
  • Start, progress through, and finish classes on your own schedule.
  • Ask questions real Milk Street teachers will answer.
  • Enjoy life-time access once you enroll.

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Learn the skills you need to cook quickly, confidently and easily without a recipe.


From quick cooking weeknight suppers to celebratory steak dinners, all you need to know to make steak just the way you want it.

The art and science of baking weeknight flatbreads.

Understanding spicy and peppery ingredients as essential culinary tools.

Master cooking without a recipe.

Learn to perfect sweets that aren't just sweet.

Choosing, maintaining and using the right knife for your best cooking.


Learn our tricks and techniques for making the most of your multicooker.

Learn fresh approaches to creating robust, satisfying vegetarian meals, simply and quickly for weeknight eating.

Learn to balance sweet dishes with pungent herbs, season ground meat and lentils with fresh herbs, and liquifying herbs to hydrate grains.

Char for meaty flavor, sear-steam-sauce for perfect texture, infuse oils with spices, and dive into vegetable knife skills.

Learn to quickly transform your home cooking using the magic of ground and whole spices.


Learn the Milk Street theory of cooking to transform this everyday ingredient using bold flavors, textures, and techniques.

We traveled to Rome, Naples, Sicily and Genoa to completely transform how you make and think about pasta at home.

Forget the old rules and bring in the new! Learn to create big bold flavors without the mess and work of classic stew recipes.

Tender, flakey fish. Boldly flavored recipes. Dinner in 30 minutes. Learn to do all of this, effortlessly, the Milk Street Way.

How to harness the power of sour to become a better cook.

Learn how to harness the power of umami-rich pantry ingredients.