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  • Tuesday, March 20, 2007 9:00pm
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Cooking at Columbia Winery: Sweet Basil’s School of Cooking presents a series of wine dinners, 7 to 9 p.m. first Tuesdays. Includes recipes, demonstrations and wine tasting; $55, $50 wine club members. Registration required by the Friday before class date; 425-482-7348;

* Wine Basics: Two-hour class on the fundamentals of wine appreciation; 6:30 p.m. March 21; $20, $15 wine club members.

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

* Cooking outside the box, 5 to 6:30 p.m. March 21, $20. Susan Russell leads a hand-on class to make classic favorites, from salads to meat and vegetable dishes, plus desserts, without any boxes or cans.

* Simmering soups, 1 to 3:30 p.m. March 24, $40. Majestic Cafe’s executive chef Susan Jensen shares filling winter soup recipes; baked potato soup, cream of broccoli, cream of asparagus and garden tomato.

* Seafood for healthy living, 6 to 8 p.m. March 28, $45. Evie Hansen of National Seafood Educators will prepare cioppino, an Italian fish stew, as well as fresh halibut and explain the importance of omega-3 for health and wellness.

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

* The lighter side of comfort, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 22, $25. Culinary Studio director Leslie Lightner shares time-saving tips with these recipes: Chicken artichoke and broccoli bake, turkey-vegetable pot pie, beef stroganoff.

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

* Tabooli and hummus: 6:30 p.m. April 2, $20.

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.

* Elegant Easter menu: March 22, $42.50. Menu: Deviled eggs with blue cheese and bacon, herbs and mustard, or sun-dried tomato and pesto; roasted rack of lamb with potato grain Emmenthaler; asparagus with lemon cream; lemon jelly roll with strawberries and cream.

* Easy meals: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 3; $55, $50 for wine club members. Menu: Risotto with lemon shrimp, roasted garlic and goat cheese, chicken with asiago, prosciutto and sage, seasonal vegetables and olive oil cake.

VegFest 2007: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 24 and 25, Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; $5, ages 12 and under free; 206-706-2635,, sponsored by Vegetarians of Washington.

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