April 14, 2010 in Food

Culinary calendar

 

Cooking Classes at The Kitchen Engine - April classes include: Sunday at 2:30 p.m., Cake Decorating 101, $30; Tuesday at 6 p.m., Cooking Basics with Chef Landon Dalessi, $30; April 22 at 6 p.m., Eating for Energy with Wild Thyme Kitchen, $35; April 25 at 2 p.m., Pasta (ravioli and tortellini) with Alex Austin, $30; April 26 at 6 p.m., Old Fashioned Barbecue, $35; April 28 at 4 p.m., Kids in the Kitchen with Nicole Frickle, for ages 6-12, $25; April 29 at 6 p.m., Hand-Rolled Wine Truffles with Julia of Chocolate Myracles, $25. Pre-registration is required. The Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon, No. 416. (509) 328-3335.

Gluten Free and Indian Cooking Classes - Classes offered include: today, “Gluten Free Sweet Baking,” 5:30-7 p.m.; April 24, “Indian Cuisine,” 4-6 p.m.; April 28, “Gluten Free Conversion Pizza Party,” 5:30-7 p.m. Registration is required. Participants can register with any co-op cashier at 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Unitarian Universalist Church of the Palouse, 420 E. Second St., Moscow, Idaho. $24/class; $21/class for co-op members. (208) 882-8537.

Healing Foods Kitchen - “Anti-Inflammation Cooking.” Cooking class for cancer prevention and achieving good health and healing after cancer treatments. Learn how whole foods and culinary herbs and spices can help decrease inflammation in the body. Pre-payment and registration is required. Class held today and Monday. 5:30-7 p.m., Providence Holy Family campus, 5633 N. Lidgerwood. $10. (509) 474-5490.

Downtown Indoor Farmers Market - Featuring bread, pastries, eggs, grass-fed beef and crafts. Thursdays. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Community Building Lobby, 35 W. Main Ave. (509) 475-1676.

Cooking Class - “Antojitos: Street Foods of Latin America” featuring Chef Colomba Aguilar of Cafe Carambola. Pre-registration is required. Thursday. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N William Street, Post Falls. $50. (208) 457-8950.

Pancake Breakfast - All the pancakes you can eat with scrambled eggs, sausage, juice and coffee. Friday and May 2. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sons of Norway Tordenskjord Lodge, 6710 N. Country Homes Blvd. $4.50/adults, $2.50/age 6 and younger. (509) 326-9211.

Bishop’s Guild Spring Fling - Luncheon, style show and silent auction. All the proceeds go to the Bishop Waggoner’s Scholarship Fund. Friday. 11:30 a.m., St. John’s Cathedral’s Great Hall, 12th Avenue and Grand Boulevard. $18. (509) 928-6013.

Chicken Fried Steak Dinner - Hosted by the Elks Lodge. Reservations required. Friday. 5:30-7 p.m., Elks Lodge, 2605 N. Robie Road, Spokane Valley. $7 per person. (509) 926-2328.

Winemaker Dinner - Part of the Festival of Wine and Flowers. Event to benefit St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute’s inpatient and outpatient services. Featuring winemaker, Rob Newsom of Boudreaux Cellars. Visit www.festivalofwineand flowers.com to purchase tickets or for more information. Friday. 7 p.m. The Club at Black Rock, Coeur d’Alene. $200 per person. (509) 473-6099.

Asparagus Cooking Class - “The Many and Varied Uses of Asparagus, presented by Dane Rice. 3 p.m. Saturday. Pilgrim’s Deli, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. $10. (208) 676-9730.

Breadmaking from Scratch - Learn about grinding wheat, understanding yeast, customizing your bread for foccacia, herb, pizza crust and more. Registration is required. Saturday. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $21-$35, includes supplies. (509) 625-6200.

The Festival of Wine and Flowers - 19th Annual event to benefit St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute’s inpatient and outpatient services. Featuring premium Washington wines including Cayuse, Quilceda Creek and Leonetti; and live and silent auctions. Visit www.festivalofwineand flowers.com to purchase tickets or for more information. Saturday. 6-10 p.m., Manito Golf and Country Club, 5303 S. Hatch Road. $125 per person. (509) 473-6099.

Silent Auction and Spaghetti Feed - Event to help raise money for a wheelchair accessible van for Cierra Flaget, a two-year-old with Ring Chromosome syndrome. Sunday. 4 p.m., Mead High School, 302 W Hastings Road. $10/adults, $7/children. (509) 998-7398.

Wine Tasting and Autism Benefit - Enjoy an evening of wine from Caterina Winery, appetizers from CaPear, book reading by four local authors reflecting on their personal experiences with autism, and a silent auction. Featured author is Eileen Garvin, who will read from her newly released book, “How to Be a Sister: A Love Story with a Twist of Autism.” Proceeds to benefit Northwest Autism Center and Domino Project Preschool. Sunday. 6-9 p.m., Caterina Winery, 905 N. Washington St. $25. (509) 328-1582.

The Chefs Tour of India - Part of the “Learn How to Cook with a Master Chef” series. Recipes include: chicken curry pie with cilantro yogurt, sirloin beef balls with vegetable salad, cilantro chutney chicken thighs and more. Reservations are required. Monday. 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Blanchard Community Center, 685 Rusho Road, Blanchard, Idaho. $25. (208) 437-0426.

Rakugo (Japan Week) - Traditional Japanese-style sit-down comedy performance. Sushi and yakisoba (noodles) for purchase. Tuesday April 20. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College, Student Union Building Lounges A, B and C, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Free admission to show. (509) 533-3367.

Loving Your Family – Feeding Their Future - Presented by the University of Idaho Extension Nutrition Program. For recipients of food stamps, free school lunch or other Heath and Welfare programs. Topics will include: how to make easy, tasty and health meals; food and physical activity; and active family fun time. Call to register. Tuesday and April 27. 1 p.m., Kootenai County Extension Office, 1808 N. Third St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 446-1680.

Spring Tea and Style Show - Presented by Whitworth University Auxiliary. Fashion provided by Audrey’s; music provided by Lisa Sedlacek-Marcum. Doors open at 12:45 p.m. Reserved seating only. Tuesday. 1-3:30 p.m., Whitworth Community Presbyterian Church, 312 W. Hawthorne Road. $15. (509) 466-6081.

Wine Making for Beginners - For ages 21 and older. Save money by learning how to make your own wine. Topics will include fruit and grape concentrates, equipment, acid testing and fermenting processes. Pre-registration is required. Tuesday. 6:30-9 p.m., Jim’s Home Brew, 2619 N. Division St. $17. (509) 625-6200.

Cooking Class - “Chef Angelo’s Secrets on Fresh Fish Preparation” featuring Chef Angelo Brunson of Angelo’s Ristorante. Pre-registration is required. April 22. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N William Street, Post Falls. $50. (208) 457-8950.


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