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  • Tuesday, January 18, 2005 9:00pm
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Herban People, based in Kenmore, offers classes and workshops in Snohomish County on the many uses of culinary herbs, along with inspiration, practical information and education on growing and cooking with fresh herbs.

“The Kitchen Herb Garden” discusses planning a home herb garden, maintaining it throughout the year, herb characteristics and their uses from harvesting to cooking and how to preserve them.

Prices vary based on location, reservations required.

For information on classes, visit www.herbanpeople.com.

* City of Lynnwood Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department, 1 to 4 p.m. March 5, 425-771-4030, www.ci.lynnwood. wa.us.

* Everett Community College, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. March 8, 425-388-9219, www.evcc.ctc.edu.

Cooks and Books

Cooks and Books Visiting Chef Series returns for its fourth season with new chefs.

This series includes visits with chef Bill Granger, author of “Bill’s Open Kitchen,” on Feb. 1 at Union Bay Cafe. Other visiting chefs are Thomas Keller and Jeffrey Cerciello of Bouchon; Deborah Madison, author of “Vegetarian Suppers From Deborah Madison’s Kitchen;” Mark Bittman, author of “Bittman Take on America’s Chefs;” Dave DeWitt, author of “The Spicy Food Lovers Bible” and Susan Herrman Loomis, author of “Cooking at Home on Rue Tatin.”

Dinner with the chefs include all courses, wines and a copy of the chef’s new books. Cost is $75.

For reservations at Granger’s dinner, call 206-527-8364.

For information, call 206-523-3458 or e-mail kimr@kimricketts.com.

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