Food calendar

  • Monday, December 7, 2009 7:41pm
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Culinary Events Northwest: 3105 Alderwood Blvd., Suite Q, Lynnwood; 425-231-9239;

n Holiday appetizer and dessert party with Olaiya Land, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 9, $45; shrimp and endive canapes; parmesan puffs; sweet potato pancakes with caviar and lentils; buttery almond cookies; lemon phyllo tartlets.

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

n Traditional Christmas Eve dinner with Kathy Jordan, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 10, $49.50; hot and spicy nuts; scalloped oysters; fruit-stuffed Cornish game hens; nutted wild rice; three-onion casserole; Old English trifle.

n Christmas cookie bouquet with Diana Nishimoto, 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 11, $35; learn decorating techniques.

n Cookie baking contest, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 12; categories are family recipe cookie, bar cookie, incredibly easy cookie, death-by-chocolate cookie; bring two dozen cookies at 1 p.m. Dec. 12, judging at 1:30, label entry plate with name and phone number; no commercial entries; 425-258-4589.

n Easy, elegant and healthy hors d’oeuvres with Karen Lamphere, 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 14, $34.50; cranberry, cream cheese and toasted pecan pinwheels; polenta rounds with sausage and mushrooms; chevre, artichoke and sun-dried tomato crostini; edamame hummus with spiced tortilla crisps.

n Holiday wines for your table with Marja Murray, 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 16; $34.50.

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

n Christmas brunch with Edie Pierson, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 9, $42; garden medley frittata; oven-baked French toast with raspberry sour cream; almond-cream cheese coffee cake; maple-peppered bacon; pear mimosas.

n An evening with Julie and Julia, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 10, $45; Lyonnaise olives; sole meuniere; flobnarde aux pommes; aioli monstre.

n Fondue fun with Lindalee McCandlis, noon to 1 p.m. Dec. 11, $20; housemade sun-dried tomatoes; pizza fondue with foccaccia; Venetian espresso fondue with pound cake.

n Party food with Lindalee McCandlis, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 16, $45; pear champagne cocktail; shrimp cakes with remoulade; grapes rolled in bleu bresse cheese; cucumbers stuffed with crab salad; mango curry salad in wonton cups.

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.

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