Learn some new recipes during classes offered by Kennewick Community Education this month.
The schedule is as follows:
-- Learn to make bubble tea and dragon's beard candy, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at Kamiakin High School, Room 436. Cost is $21. Bubble tea is nonalcoholic and noncarbonated. Dragon's beard candy is like cotton candy with texture.
w Leafy greens 101, from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 19, at Kennewick High School, Room 103. Cost is $21. Learn to tell the difference between kale and mustard greens, and learn easy recipes.
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-- Just Say Yes to Appetizers, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Kamiakin High School, Room 436. Cost is $21. Learn some new recipes and get out of an old appetizer rut.
Register online, http://communityed.ksd.org. Or at the KSD Administration Center, 1000 W. Fourth Ave., Kennewick.
Washington's wine beginnings
Explore the history of Washington's first American Viticultural Area -- Yakima Valley -- at Sips of History on Nov. 21.
There will be four guest speakers -- Kerry Shiels, winemaker at Cote Bonneville, Wade Wolfe, winemaker at Thurston Wolfe, JJ Compeau, general manager at Kestrel Vintners, and Kay Simon, winemaker at Chinook Wines -- all well versed in Yakima Valley winemaking.
Samples of Yakima Valley wines will be served during the talk.
The event is from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center. Cost is $35.
Tickets are limited and available online at www.The CloreCenter.org. Deadline to order is Nov. 15.
For more information, call 509-786-1000.
Learn more about the state's cheese industry at the Washington Artisan Cheesemakers Festival on Oct. 12 in Seattle.
The event will showcase almost 80 cheeses and dairy products including soft-ripened cheeses, raw milk cheeses, blue cheese and washed rind cheese plus some butter, yogurt and cream cheese.
There also will be several beverages -- including beer, cider and wine -- and savory nibbles to be paired with cheeses.
There will be two sessions, from noon to 3 p.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m. Both will be held at the Seattle Design Center, 5701 Sixth Ave. S.
Cost is $40 at the door and includes all cheese samples and three drink tickets.
For more information, go to www.washingtonartisancheese.com.
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