Food calendar

  • Tuesday, October 30, 2007 6:29pm
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A Chef’s Kitchen: Classes with professional chefs, private setting. Unless otherwise noted, classes are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., cost is $55, registration required; 206-406-1517, e-mail

“A variety of flowers — Building a cake on cake decorating basics,” hands-on, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 7, $65.

Tantalizing tapas with chef Ernesto Pino, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 8, $65.

Holiday pies, hands-on with Brenda Bush, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 7, $47.

Art Institute of Seattle: 2600 Alaskan Way, Seattle; 206-239-2363,

“Four to Six” Washington wine tasting series with Dieter Schafer: 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 9, Art Institute’s Portfolio restaurant; $12 per person, per session; hors d’oeuvres, information about various wines and more; reservations required.

Culinary Arts Society: Meetings 6:30 p.m. second Wednesdays, Camano Community Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island; 360-387-0222. Membership $10 per year; members must enter 3 dishes a year.

J. Matheson Kitchen &Gourmet: 2609 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-258-4589, Registration required.

Holiday desserts with Ron Bryan, 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 3, $37.50. Menu: Apple pie, carmelized onion and cheese pie.

Quick, easy, nutritious meals with Karen Lamphere, 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 6, $37.50. Menu: Turkey with artichoke hummus wraps, shrimp pasta salad with sun-dried tomatoes and feta, spicy black bean and quinoa salad.

Children’s hands-on “Ratatouille”-based cooking with Susan Russell, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 8, $32.50. Class is for ages 6 to 10; menu includes Collete’s crepes, croque monsieur, Gusteau’s ratatouille and chocolate rats.

The Kitchen Door: 3964 Little Dirt Road, Langley; 360-730-2322,

Pie for breakfast, lunch and dinner, 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 10, Deer Lagoon Grange Hall, 5147 Bayview Road, Langley; $95; call to reserve a space, as class is limited to eight students. Menu: Never-fail pie crust, caramelized onion pie, berry pie with lattice crust, classic meat turnovers and apple pie.

Pacific Culinary Studio: 6915 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-231-9239,

Holiday buffets with flair with Hope Sandler, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 1, $45. Menu: Sweet-spicy pecans, mushroom and gruyere cheese tartlets, shrimp cakes with chipotle mayonnaise, crudites with dilled smoked salmon mousse, apple-cranberry puff pastry cobblers with mascarpone cream, chocolate truffles, fruit cascade centerpiece.

Holiday open house event, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2, complimentary wine tasting, apple cider, appetizers available while guests can enjoy live demos and samples of holiday cooking and shopping options.

The divine Thai feast with Pranee Halvorsen, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 7, $45. Menu: Rice paper rolls, grilled lemongrass pork, chicken mango salad, yellow curry fried rice with prawns and a Thai herb-infused martini.

Pita King Bakery: 2210 37th St., Everett; 425-258-4040, Connie Eden leads traditional Lebanese cooking classes, with recipes, demonstrations and hands-on experience. Call to register.

Resident Cheesemonger: 405 Main St., Edmonds; 425-640-8949; Cheese tastings, noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Cheese classes, 6 to 7:30 p.m. third Thursdays, free.

Sagecliff’s Savor the Region series: Cave B Inn, SageCliffe Estate Room, 344 Silica Road NW, Quincy;

“Festive holiday accompaniments” wine tasting 5 to 5:30 p.m., cooking demonstration 5:30 to 7 p.m., dinner served 7 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 9, $55 per person plus tax and tip; reserve a space at 509-785-2283. Menu: Dungeness crab cake with ginger apple slaw, roasted Berkshire pork loin with Yorkshire pudding, comfiture of cranberries and pears, sweet potatoes with honey walnuts, green tomato preserves and beetroot greens, frozen pumpkin mousse with hazelnut chocolate florentines.

Sweet Basil’s in Edmonds: Reservations required for all classes. Unless otherwise noted, classes take place 7 to 9 p.m. Sweet Basil’s School of Cooking, 5820 156th St. SW, Edmonds; 425-743-7438.

The best of Italy, Nov. 7, $42.50. Menu to be determined.

TOP Food &Drug: 1301 Ave. D, Snohomish, 360-568-1395 and Haggen Food &Pharmacy, 8915 Market Place, Lake Stevens, 425-377-7100.

Turkey preparation classes, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 3, Snohomish and 1:30 p.m. Nov. 3, Lake Stevens, with Mary Clingman; free, but limited to the first 50 people to register at Guest Services.

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