This Summer, Why Not Become a Culinary Expert?

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Just because warm weather is (finally) upon us, that’s no excuse for letting yourself get lazy about learning new things. Set aside some time in the next few months to become a master of making your own tofu, or pal around with local and sustainable–minded chefs and pick up their produce secrets, or finally figure out how to make those vegan cupcakes that everyone seems to be losing their minds over these days. We’ve rounded up some can’t-miss options for food-related learning this season — check out the full list, and impress your friends with your serious skills before the summer is over.

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