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Cascadia Restaurant: Join chef Kerry Sear in the Cascadia kitchen for cooking techniques and ideas for entertaining. Classes begin at 11 a.m. and are followed by a three-course lunch, $75. 2328 First Ave., Seattle; 206-448-8884. n For men only, a Valentine’s Day dinner, Feb. 5.

Central Market: The culinary education department offers free cooking classes each Thursday. Sign up on the clipboard at the kiosk located in the produce department. 15505 Westminster Way, Shoreline; 206-363-9226.

Cooking at Columbia Winery: Sweet Basil’s School of Cooking presents a series of wine dinners 7 to 9 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month in the Woodburne Room at Columbia Winery, 14030 NE 145 St., Woodinville. Dinners include recipes, demonstrations and wine tasting. Registration required; 425-488-2776, ext. 27348.

Everyday Eats: Cooking classes offered required registration. Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park; 206-366-3333, n Jan. 15 – You Can Do It! Five-part culinary series starts.

Haggen Food &Pharmacy Stores: WellAware in-store cooking demonstrations, with James Valentine and Jan Rystrom, provide customers with health and nutritional information, as well as menu ideas, classes are at 5 p.m. and are 30 to 45 minutes. Locations: 3711 88th St. NE, Marysville, 360-530-7700; 20115 74th Ave. NE, Arlington, 360-403-3800; 8915 Market Place NE, Suite 100, Lake Stevens, 425-377-7100. n “Healthy Holiday Appetizers,” Dec. 15 in Marysville. n “Family Comfort Meals,” Jan. 12 in Lake Stevens, Jan. 19 in Marysville, Jan. 26 in Arlington.

J. Matheson Gifts: 2615 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-258-2287. Men’s shopping night with food samples from Le Commensal Foods, 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 16.

Olives Gourmet Foods: Weekly cheese tastings, noon to 4 p.m. every Saturday. Free. 107 Fifth Ave. N, Edmonds; 425-771-5757.

Pacific Culinary Studio: Pacific Culinary Studio, 6915 Evergreen Way, Everett, 425-231-9239 or n An evening with Jerry Traunfeld of The Herbfarm, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 15, $65. n Fondue, noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 5, $20. n Protein-packed vegetarian entrees, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 6, $40. n How to stock your pantry, 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 8, $40. n Savory pies and layers, noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 12, $40. n A classic Greek feast, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 13, $40. n Weekend brunch, 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 15, $40. n Simply stuffed, noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 19, $20. n Dinners ready and waiting, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 20, $40. n Menu planning and shopping demystified, 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 22, $40. n The art of chicken saute, noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 26, $20. n Thai seafood dishes, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 27, $50. n Easy winter soups, 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 29, $40.

Shoreline Community College: Cooking classes offered by the Continuing Education Department of SCC. Registration required. SCC, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle; or Central Market, 15505 Westminster Way N., Shoreline. For registration, call 206-533-6700.

Sno-Isle Natural Foods Co-op: All classes held in the classroom at Sno-Isle Natural Foods Co-op and are free, unless otherwise noted. 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-259-3798.

Sweet Basil’s in Edmonds: Reservations required for all classes. Sweet Basil’s School of Cooking, 5820 156th SW, Edmonds; 425-743-7438. n Holiday entertaining, Dec. 16, $37.50. n Winter comfort food, 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 11 or 13, $37.50.

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