FOOD EVENTS TASTE RECIPES: Book signing with Taste editor Lee Svitak Dean for her collection of Star Tribune recipes in "Come One, Come All: Easy Entertaining With Seasonal Menus." 10 a.m.-noon Sat. Golden Fig, 790 Grand Av., St. Paul, 651-602-0144. MORE FROM TASTE: Lee Svitak Dean will demonstrate a three-course winter menu from "Come One, Come All," paired with three wines. 6:30-9 p.m. next Thu. $45-$55. Call to register. Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chanhassen. 952-443-1422. www.arboretum.umn.edu. FOR THE LOVE OF TEA: A demonstration and tasting. 11 a.m.-noon Sat. $10-$12. Mississippi Market, 622 Selby Av., St. Paul. 651-310-9499. www.msmarket.coop. VALENTINE'S DAY COOKING CLASSES: Chocolate truffles, 1-3 p.m., $40; "Love foods," with dessert and wine, 5:30-8 p.m., $40-$50. Reservations required. Minnesta Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chanhassen. 952-443-1422. www.arboretum.umn.edu. URBAN BACKYARD FOOD GARDENING: 7:25 p.m. Mon. Free. Hillcrest Community Recreation, 1978 Ford Pkwy., St. Paul. 651-698-6859. SOUPS AND STEW: Learn how to make New England clam chowder, French beef stew in red wine and more. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wed. $31. Call to register. Roosevelt High School, 4029 28th Av. S., Mpls. 612-668-4828. commed.mpls.k12.mn.us. BAKING MEMORIES - PILLSBURY BAKE-OFF WINNING RECIPES: Sample recipes from the 58-year-old contest, get baking tips and take home recipes. 2 p.m. Feb. 22. $5-$10. Mill City Museum, 704 S. 2nd St., Mpls. 612-341-7555. www.millcitymuseum.org. DINNER PREPARED IN ADVANCE: Plan a special meal that allows you to enjoy your guests. 6 p.m. Feb. 23. $39. Burnsville High School, 600 E. Hwy. 13, Burnsville. 952-707-4110. www.communityed191.org. EDESIA COOKBOOK REVIEW: Star Tribune reporter Kim Ode and guests will discuss and share recipes for Chinese cuisine. 7 p.m. Feb. 23. Barnes & Noble, 3225 W. 69th St., Edina. 952-920-0633. THAI COOKING: Learn how to use exotic and other ingredients to make simple and healthy recipes. 6 p.m. Feb. 24. $29, plus $20 payable to instructor. Burnsville High School, 600 E. Hwy. 13, Burnsville. 952-707-4110. www.communityed191.org.