Food Calendar

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A Chef’s Kitchen: 16905 Talbot Road, Edmonds; 206-406-1517; or e-mail Classes with professional chefs, private setting. Unless otherwise noted, classes are from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., registration required.

Ricotta and ravioli demonstration with Joe Zavaglia, Feb. 17, $70; learn to make ricotta and use it in ricotta- and spinach-filled ravioli; ricotta- and mushroom-filled prosciutto rotini; tomato-based sauce.

Italian Romagnola cuisine with Sabina Tinsley, Feb. 25, $75; eggplants as prepared by Pietro’s Aunt Irene; ricotta gnocchi with sausage, cream and truffle sauce; pan-fried lamb chops romagnolan style; panna cotta with citrus.

Culinary Events Northwest: 3105 Alderwood Blvd., Suite Q, Lynnwood; 425-231-9239;

Moroccan feast, hands-on with Olaiya Land, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 17, $55; Moroccan crepes with honey, goat cheese and olives; chicken tangine with prunes and tomatoes; warm spinach salad with preserved lemon; marinated carrots with cumin, coriander and mint; pistachio phyllo pastries with orange-cardamom syrup.

Deliciously cheap eats with Conni Brownell, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 23, $42; roasted chicken thighs with apples and garlic; homemade sloppy joes; pork scaloppini with ginger and lime; pasta with smoked sausage and vegetables; bistro chicken with polenta; grilled vegetable panini.

Omelets and souffles with Mark Schoenthaler, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 24 (rescheduled from Jan. 13), $45; French-style omelets; stuffed omelets; frittatas souffle omelets; Dutch babies with fruit and whipped cream; Grand Mariner souffles with orange custard sauce; chocolate souffles with chocolate sauce; frozen lemon souffles with berry sauce.

Ravioli and lasagna with Iole Aguero, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 25, $45.

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

Crepes, sweet and savory (from scratch) with Anne Dubert-Kelly, 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 18, $32.50.

5-minute artisan bread, hands-on with Paula Erickson, 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 22, $42.50, limited to 15 students; artisan breads, chicken and vegetable chowder.

Cooling inflammation with Karen Lamphere, 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 23, $27.50; learn the difference between pro- and anti-inflammatory foods, plus preparation techniques and recipes.

Pressure cooking beans and legumes with Annie Lyman, 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 25, $27.50; fresh chickpea hummus; black bean tortilla stew.

Pacific Culinary Studio: 6915 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-353-6468;

Cooking techniques and tricks of the trade, hands-on with Eric Wright, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 17; class is Part 1 of 2; learn knife skills, kitchen efficiency, get brine recipes and prepare braising country-style pork ribs; quick scalloped potatoes; garlic balsamic grilled asparagus. Cost is $55 per session or $100 for both. Part 2 takes place on March 3.

Grass-fed beef with Shelly Muzzall, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 18, $45; red wine spicy braised short ribs; shepherd’s pie with garden vegetables; smoky pesto, porcini and crimini mushroom crostini; meatballs in cream sauce; Moroccan meatballs with spicy tomato sauce.

Pizza, pizza with Lindalee McCandlis, noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 19, $20; three-cheese pizza; housemade pesto, seasonal vegetable and pine nut pizza.

Flavorful Thai favorites, hands-on with Naomi Kakiuchi, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 24, $55; crystal shrimp spring rolls with sweet chili sauce; salmon in rice paper wraps with coconut ginger sauce; jasmine sticky rice; cucumber salad with Thai lime dressing; grilled pineapple with white pepper and coconut over coconut ice cream.

Seafood and Eat It with Lesa Sullivan, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 25, $45; smoked salmon chowder; shrimp pasta al arrabiata; seared halibut with salsa verde; sensational ceviche.

South Whidbey Tilth: 2812 Thompson Road, Langley; 360-678-4168;

Organic food growing, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 23, Deer Lagoon Grange, 5142 Bayview Road, Langley; $15, discounts apply for South Whidbey Tilth and Deer Lagoon Grange members; learn about cultivation requirements and choose vegetables to plant.

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