Essential Cooking Skills and 100 Delicious Recipes from The Haven’s Kitchen (giveaway)

Artisan Books partnered with me to support an exciting new cookbook!

The Book

Alison Cayne takes the essential skills gleaned from her popular cooking school classes at Haven’s Kitchen into her first comprehensive teaching cookbook, The Haven’s Kitchen Cooking School.

The Haven’s Kitchen Cooking School includes 100 delicious recipes carefully chosen by Cayne and her expert staff with food inspired by global cuisine and a modern sensibility of how we like to eat today.

Each of the book’s nine chapters revolves around a key lesson taught through a collection of recipes to ensure that readers are not simply memorizing a canon of tried-and-true instructions; they are learning how to cook for a lifetime.

Taste of What You Get

Cayne andThe Haven’s Kitchen Cooking School equips home cooks with fundamental building blocks they need to feel confident and at ease in the kitchen. Those skills include:

  • How to Get Over Your Fear of Frying
  • How to Pick & Cut Herbs
  • How to Make Stock
  • How to Stock Your Refrigerator & Pantry
  • How to Boil Eggs
  • How to Make an Omelet
  • How to Make Dressing
  • How to Filet a Cooked Fish
  • How to Roast Garlic
  • How to Make Stock
  • How to Make & Store Sauces
  • How to Assemble a Galette
  • Knife Cuts: Slice, Dice, Julienne, Oblique, Brunoise, Chiffonade, Supreme
  • How to Cook Vegetables: Blanche, Braise, Sautée, Roast & Grill
  • How to Cook Proteins: Poach, Roast, Steam, Broil, & Stew

A Little Sample & Giveaway

I think you’re into this book as much as I am, but just to whet your appetite a bit check out the Introduction of The Haven’s Kitchen Cooking School by clicking right here*.

*Excerpted from The Haven’s Kitchen Cooking School by Alison Cayne (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2017. Photographs by Con Poulos.

To further whet that appetite, how about a giveaway**?? One (1) lucky winner will receive:

  • The Haven’s Kitchen Cooking School (deliciously educational!)
  • plus a $100 Visa gift card to stock the kitchen with the essentials!

Haven’s Kitchen Cookbook and Visa Card

Find Out More

The Author

Alison Cayne is the owner of Haven’s Kitchen, a cooking school, café, and event space in New York City. Cayne started Haven’s Kitchen as a place to inspire and educate people about food and sustainability issues. She serves on the boards of Edible Schoolyard NYC and the Food and Environment Reporting Network and has been featured in such publications as the New York TimesVogueElleDominoBon AppétitFood & Wine, and Goop. She has a master’s in food studies from New York University, where she is now an adjunct professor. Cayne lives in New York City with her five children. Find her on Instagram @havenskitchen.

**Giveaway open to US addresses only. Prizing and samples provided by Artisan Books.

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  1. Elena wrote:

    I am excited to see some cooking techniques

    Posted 7.14.17
  2. Lisa Brown wrote:

    I want to see: How to Make Stock

    Posted 7.15.17
  3. mami2jcn wrote:

    I’m excited about knife cuts. My knife skills could use work.

    Posted 7.15.17
  4. Elena wrote:

    I want to learn how to make stock

    Posted 7.15.17
  5. Jessie C. wrote:

    I would love to learn more tips for better cooking.

    Posted 7.15.17
  6. Leela wrote:

    How to Pick & Cut Herbs.

    Posted 7.15.17
  7. Natalie wrote:

    I am super excited to learn finally how to cook an omelet correctly. I can never seem to get it just right.

    Posted 7.15.17
  8. Julie wrote:

    I’m excited about all of it! I don’t cook much right now, but I want to learn!

    Posted 7.15.17
  9. Cynthia C wrote:

    I am excited to see How to Make & Store Sauces.

    Posted 7.16.17
  10. Christina Sparks wrote:

    Like to to see how to make stock

    Posted 7.16.17
  11. This definitely looks like a book that I would make use of. I’m a pretty good cook, but I can always stand to learn new recipes and techniques.

    Posted 7.16.17
  12. Jennifer wrote:

    That sounds so good! I need this in my life. I occasionally like to cook, and occasionally, I realize that I need a little help. LOL

    Posted 7.16.17
  13. krystal wrote:

    I’d love to start growing my own herbs and this book can help me pick them!

    Posted 7.16.17
  14. Sarah L wrote:

    How to Pick & Cut Herbs

    Posted 7.17.17
  15. Char wrote:

    I cannot wait to read about herbs, thank you so much for the great offer!! I love your site 🙂

    Posted 7.17.17
  16. How to make an omelet! It’s apparently rocket science for me!

    Posted 7.17.17
  17. Desiree Lopez wrote:

    I can always use some extra tips for cooking! I love those awesome knife skills that I see professional chefs use. I lose so much time when I cook with how slow I chop veggies!

    Posted 7.17.17
  18. Alicia wrote:

    I need this book! I am so horrible in the kitchen and need all the help I can get lol

    Posted 7.17.17
  19. Kristen wrote:

    I’d like learn more about making sauces.

    Posted 7.18.17
  20. paige chandler wrote:

    I want to learn how to roast garlic from this book

    Posted 7.18.17
  21. Cynthia R wrote:

    I am most excited to see How to Filet a Cooked Fish, we would like to eat more fish but I feel like I’m not doing it right.

    Posted 7.18.17
  22. Susan Chester wrote:

    I would love to learn how to make a good sauce!

    Posted 7.19.17
  23. Barrie wrote:

    I want to learn how to make good sauce, something I can’t seem to master! We end up just purchasing canned sauce when needed.

    Posted 7.20.17
  24. Johnnie McKenzie wrote:

    Learn all there is about herbs and how to flavor foods.

    Posted 7.21.17
  25. Kat wrote:

    How to cook vegetables and proteins, all the sections look interesting though.

    Posted 7.22.17
  26. clynsg wrote:

    I would like to improve the way I make omelets–mine are OK, but definitely nothing special.

    Posted 7.25.17
  27. Carly S wrote:

    I am interested in learning how to make a good home-made vegetable stock 🙂

    Posted 7.26.17
  28. Kimmy Ripley wrote:

    Cooking is my #1 passion in life. I really look forward to it every day. If this book can help me be a better cook I would love to add it to my collection.

    Posted 7.27.17
  29. kathy Persons wrote:

    HOw to pick and cut hers

    Posted 7.29.17
  30. Shane A wrote:

    I’d also like to learn about the proper handling of herbs.

    Posted 7.30.17
  31. Michelle C wrote:

    I’m most excited about the section for How to Make & Store Sauces!

    Posted 7.30.17
  32. Jerry Marquardt wrote:

    I so want to see how to make an Omelet! They are so, so goo-ood!

    Posted 7.30.17
  33. Meme wrote:

    The section on how to filet a cooked fish

    Posted 7.31.17
  34. Theresa Jenkins wrote:
    Posted 7.31.17
  35. Betsy Barnes wrote:

    From this book, I am excited to Get Over My Fear of Frying. I seem to lack in proper skills to create great frying dishes!

    Posted 7.31.17
  36. Samantha wrote:

    I am actually excited to know the basics. I know some of them, but there are little ones I know I’ve missed or are doing wrong.

    Posted 7.31.17
  37. donna porter wrote:

    I am most excited to learn how to make stock.

    Posted 7.31.17
  38. Terry wrote:

    I am most excited to learn about How to Filet a Cooked Fish.

    Posted 7.31.17
  39. Carolyn Daley wrote:

    I would love to read the section on how to pick and cut herbs.

    Posted 7.31.17
  40. Kristin McCall wrote:

    I am looking forward to the dessert recipes in the book!

    Posted 7.31.17
  41. AEKZ2 wrote:

    I’m looking forward to knife cuts.

    Posted 7.31.17
  42. Lesley F wrote:

    I always overcook fish so I am excited about that

    Posted 7.31.17
  43. John H. wrote:

    I want to read about •How to Pick & Cut Herbs.

    Posted 7.31.17

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