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August 2017 ~ September 2017 ~ October 2017 ~ November 2017
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November 2017



Wednesday, November1st, 8:15 am-4:30 pm

Soitza’s Dio de los Muertos Market Tour
Instructor Guide: Soitza Devlin No, you will not tour in this vehicle

Celebrate Dio de los Muertos (Mexican Day of the Dead) with a trip up to Pike Place Market. The fun starts when you arrive at Bayview Thriftway and grab a Dancing Goat beverage before heading up to Seattle in a comfortable van. With Soitza as our guide, we’ll discover an array of Mexican cheeses, check out staple items for a well-stocked Mexican pantry, learn about various dried chilies, see a wide variety of Mexican pastries and much more! Lunch at La Carta de Oaxaca in Ballard, which Soitza says is the best traditional Mexican food in the Seattle area, is an extra special treat when she selects the menu items!

Meet at Dancing Goats Espresso inside Bayview Thriftway at 8:15 am. We will leave promptly at 8:30 am. An ice chest in the van will be available for purchases needing refrigeration.

Day Package Includes:

  • Morning Travel Beverage
  • Round Trip Transportation from Bayview Thriftway
  • Visit El Mercado Latino in Seattle’s Pike Place Market
  • Visit Milagros Mexican Folk Art in Seattle’s Pike Place Market
  • Lunch at La Carta de Oaxaca Restaurant in Ballard
  • Visit Los Guerreros Tienda y Carniceria in Lakewood

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$90 per person


Thursday, November 2nd, 9:00-11:00 am & repeated 1:00-3:00 pm
* No registration required for either session.
In the Kitchen

In the Kitchen - “Sweet “on Sweet Potatoes!
Instructor: Barb Agee

This fall, Barb Agee, long-time instructor and assistant at BSC and veritable fountain of information, is “In the Kitchen,” putting her own delightful spin on this free and informative monthly event. Join Barb for new recipes, product sample tastes, and free coffee or tea, compliments of Bayview.

There’s no denying that Barb is “sweet” on sweet potatoes. Her Curried Beef with Sweet Potatoes is sweet and spicy and is ideal for a fall evening meal. Sweet Potato Medallions with Almond Sauce and Chickpeas could be a vegetarian main dish or a unique side dish. At home, try recipes for Sweet Potato Custard with Maple Drizzle and Sweet Potato Bisque.
FREE


Thursday, November 2nd, 6:00-8:30 pm

Hands-On Pasta Making
Instructor: Christine Ciancetta

Christine is back and she’s ready to show you how easy and rewarding it is to make your own homemade pasta! In this instructive class, she’ll guide you in making hand-formed Orecchiette, served with Sauteed Seasonal Greens, Cannellini Beans and Sausage, another hand-formed pasta, Cavatelli, served with Christine’s Cucina Ciancetta Marinara, and wide strips of Pappardelle, served with Butternut Squash-Sage Sauce. Discover how simple it is to make pasta in your own kitchen! http://cucinaciancetta.com
Complementary wine pairingComplementary wine pairing
$60


BSC Kids Culinary Arts Program Saturday, November 4th, 9:00-11:30am

BSC Kids Culinary Arts - Ages 5 to 8: Thanksgiving Helpers
Instructor: Irene Schade

The Bayview School of Cooking’s Kids program provides a fun and safe environment where children can learn age-appropriate cooking skills as well as an appreciation for new and different foods. Join BSC Kids Culinary Arts Program Director, Caroline Willard, as she presents Saturday hands-on classes for cooks ages 5-8 and ages 9-13 in Bayview Thriftway’s BSC Kitchen! In order to guarantee your child a seat in class, pre-registration is required. Call (360) 754-1448 to register!

Join Irene and her helpers in the kitchen and learn to make easy holiday dishes so you can be a Thanksgiving helper! Make Bread in a Bag, where all the ingredients are mixed up in a bag and then baked in pans, yummy Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup, and easy No-Bake Apple Pie, served with vanilla ice cream. Sparkling Cider is the drink of choice for this little feast! $30
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$30


BSC Kids Culinary Arts Program Saturday, November 4th, 1:00-3:30 pm

BSC Kids Culinary Arts - Ages 9 to 13: Thanksgiving’s “In the Bag!”
Instructor: Irene Schade

The Bayview School of Cooking’s Kids program provides a fun and safe environment where children can learn age-appropriate cooking skills as well as an appreciation for new and different foods. Join BSC Kids Culinary Arts Program Director, Caroline Willard, as she presents Saturday hands-on classes for cooks ages 5-8 and ages 9-13 in Bayview Thriftway’s BSC Kitchen! In order to guarantee your child a seat in class, pre-registration is required. Call (360) 754-1448 to register!

Join Irene and her assistants as she shows you how you can help contribute to your family’s Thanksgiving feast! You’ll be making Bread in a Bag, where all the ingredients are mixed up in a bag and then baked in a pan, an easy Thick and Creamy Pumpkin Soup, a scrumptious No-Bake Apple Pie, and Ice Cream in a Bag to accompany the pie. Sparkling Cider is the drink of choice for this little feast!
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$35


Tuesday, November 7th, 6:00-8:30 pm

PNW Veg
Instructor: Kim O’Donnell, author of PNW Veg Kim O’Donnell, author of PNW Veg

Kim is a twenty-year veteran of the food world as a chef, journalist, and teacher. Her book, PNW Veg is a celebration of the extraordinary produce, legumes, and grains of our area and serves up 100 plant-forward ways to eat with the seasons. The first Meatless Monday blogger on record, Kim is a known authority on the continuing trend of eating less meat for health and environmental reasons. Join her as she takes you through some of the wonderful recipes from her book including, Roasted Squash Toasts with Spiced Nut Dust paired with The Best Cranberry Juice You've Never Had, Oven-Spiced Carrots and Parsnips with Blue Cheese Yogurt Sauce, Curried Chickpeas and Brussels Sprouts, and for dessert, Pear Sauce Loaf Cake. https://www.kimodonnel.com/
Complementary wine pairingComplementary wine pairing
$60


Wednesday, November 8th, 6:00-8:30 pm

Hands-On Apple-Cranberry Pie
Instructor: Beth Storey

If you’ve never mastered the art of pie making, here’s your opportunity! Beth, our resident pie expert, will show you how to make the perfect pastry—flakey, tender, tasty and not impossible to handle. Then she’ll take you step-by-step through her recipe for Apple-Cranberry Pie, which will stand out from all those old favorite holiday pies. Made with flavorful in-season apples, fresh cranberries, and a crumb French topping, this is the pie you’ll want to serve for Thanksgiving and beyond! Take the pie you make in class home with you to bake off or freeze and save for the holidays, and enjoy the pie that Beth makes in class. Bring your own pie pan if possible.
Hands-On Adult ClassHands-On Adult Class Complementary wine pairingComplementary wine pairing
$60


McManis Family Vineyards Saturday, November 11th, 6:00-8:30 pm

McManis Family Vineyards Harvest Dinner
Instructors: Ben Clark, Vehrs Distributing & McManis Family Vineyards Representative with Barb Agee and Leanne Willard as your chefs for the evening

Family owned and operated since 1990, McManis Family Vineyards now sustainably farms over 2,700 acres of premium wine grapes located throughout the Northern interior of California. Their attention to detail is reflected in their fine, award-winning wines. Ben discusses the winery and the attributes of their varietals, while Barb and Leanne pair them with lovely harvest dishes. You’ll taste Cheesy Citrus Artichoke Dip served with Pinot Grigio, a Warm Goat Cheese and Pear Salad matched with Chardonnay. The winery’s Barbera complements Tomato Soup with Toasted Cheese Croutons and Cabernet Sauvignon is the wine of choice for Roasted Duck Breast with Pecan Purée and Roasted Delicata Squash, Apples and Onions. A delightful Pumpkin Pie Panna Cotta with a taste of McManis Zinfandel is a sweet finish to the meal. https://www.mcmanisfamilyvineyards.com/
$75 per person


Tuesday, November 14th, 6:00-8:30 pm

Hands-On Pumpkin, Floral and Succulent Holiday Centerpiece
Instructor: Carol Lundblad, Floral Designer andBayview Store Director

As a floral designer for many years, Carol knows how to put together a centerpiece for the holidays! Join her for a fun and instructional evening, when you’ll get to put together a stunning centerpiece for your table composed of pumpkins (a larger orange and several small white), seasonal flowers and pale green succulents. Enjoy simple hors d'oeuvres and a wine pairing as you work! Although not guaranteed to last until Thanksgiving, we’ll have Pumpkin Fresh spray on hand to help keep your masterpiece fresh longer!
Hands-On Adult ClassHands-On Adult Class (but not with food) Complementary wine pairingComplementary wine pairing
$60


Wednesday, November 15th, 6:00-8:30 pm

A Simply Divine Holiday Menu
Instructors: Irene Schade and Julie Schade Murray, Simply Divine Dinner Parties

Irene and Julie are back, this time with a fabulous and tempting menu for holiday entertaining. You’ll have to wait for class to discover what their Amuse-bouche, which literally means “mouth amuser” in French, will be, but next on the menu is Sweet Coconut Pumpkin Soup, an Apple-Fennel Salad with Orange Vinaigrette and to cleanse the palate, an Apple Cider Sorbet. Their dinner entree is Red Currant Roasted Lamb Shank atop Seasoned Mashed Potatoes with Green Bean Bundles. Finish the evening with a velvety and rich White Chocolate Brulee.
Complementary wine pairingComplementary wine pairing
$50


Thursday, November 16th, 6:00-8:30 pm

Vegetables for the Holiday Table
Instructor: Leanne Willard, BSC Director

After searching throughout the year for the very best vegetable dishes to serve at holiday time, Leanne has come up with a menu that surely won’t disappoint! Her duo of gratins, Parsnip Gratin with Gruyere and Thyme, and Creamy Spinach and Garlic Confit Gratin are both modern takes on the satisfyingly traditional. Roasted Lemon Broccoli with Tahini-Yogurt Sauce brings broccoli to a whole new level, Mashed-Potato Casserole with Sage and Fontina makes the ubiquitous dish extraordinary, and Braised Fennel with Pomegranate will make you wonder where this vegetable’s been all your life!
Complementary wine pairingComplementary wine pairing
$50


Wednesday, November 29th, 6:00-8:30 pm

Hands-On Holiday Cookies
Instructor: Lee Ann Ufford

Zimtsterne Make the perfect holiday cookie gift with an evening of hands-on baking with Lee Ann! Her make-ahead array includes two classics, easy favorite Peanut Butter Creams, chocolate-topped squares that taste like the popular candy cup and Crisp Spiced Pecans. There will be rolled-out and cut cookies too, including luscious, buttery Pecan Shortbread and German Zimtsterne Stars, fragrant with warm holiday spices. For all the chocoholics on your list, Chocolate and Hazelnut Thumbprint Cookies with a rich chocolate center and hazelnut accent are just the thing! All perfect for gift giving, but be sure to save some to treat yourself!
Hands-On Adult ClassHands-On Adult Class
$60




BSC is located at Bayview Thriftway
All classes are held in the BSC Kitchen unless otherwise noted.
516 West Fourth Ave ~ Olympia, WA 98502
Call (360) 754-1448
Email: director@bayviewschoolofcooking.com