Pop quiz: Where is the best possible place for a homemade, hands-on cooking lesson? If your answer involved a picturesque mansion in the countryside, you just aced the quiz.

Marlsgate Plantation, a venue located in Scott, recently announced two upcoming cooking classes, complete with passed-down recipes you can take home and an intimate meal at the end of the night to enjoy all your hard work.

Organizers plan on making these classes a monthly gathering, beginning with the following:

Each class starts at 3:30 p.m and also includes tours of the gardens, conservatory and the grounds surrounding the property.

For more information and to reserve your seat, call (870) 717-2789 or visit the Marlsgate Plantation Facebook page.