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Wine With Us Wednesday - Enjoy an evening of wine and appetizers. Today, 4-7 p.m., Gourmet Way, 8222 Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. $10/general; free/wine club members. (208) 762-1333.

Pilgrim’s Free Wine and Beer Tastings – Friday, 3:30 p.m., Wine Tasting with Winebow Imports; Jan. 15, 3:30 p.m., Beer Tasting: Firestone Walker Brewing; Jan. 18, noon, Wine Tasting: Arbor Crest Wine Cellars; Jan. 22, 3:30 p.m., Beer Tasting: Orlison Brewing. Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 676-9730.

INCA After Dark Cooking Classes – Friday, Savory and Sweet Bites; Jan. 21, Ragin’ Cajun; Jan. 29, Cupcakes Take the Cake; Feb. 5, Great Grains of Fire; Feb. 11, Butterfly, Brunoise and Chiffonade; Feb. 20, Homemade Bread and Baguettes; Feb. 28, Dim Sum; March 7, Pizzaria Pizza at Home; March 11, Hearty Stews. All classes are 6-8 p.m. For more information or registration, visit or call (509) 533-8141. INCA at SCC, 1810 N. Greene St., Bldg. 1. $49/per class.

Wine and Cheese at the Market - Tastings include: Friday and Saturday, Wines of Australia and New Zealand; Jan. 17-18, Wines of Italy; Jan. 24, Wines of South America; Jan. 25, IPA Challenge: East Coast v. West Coast; Jan. 31, Global Bubbly; Feb. 1, Port, Sherry and Late Harvest Dessert Wines. All events at 7 p.m. Rocket Market, 726 E. 43rd Ave. $20/per event. (509) 343-2253.

Family Chocolate Tasting and Story Time - Master Chocolatier Julia Balassa-Myracle will serve six different chocolates from South America and Europe and tell stories. The event will also include Guatemalan-style hot chocolate, a short film, and cheese and crackers. Saturday, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Chocolate Myracles, 11616 E. Montgomery Drive, Suite 23. $30 for one adult and one child; $5 for each additional child; $10 for each additional adult. Reservations are required at (509) 922-6353 or

Cooking Classes at the Kitchen Engine – Sunday, 2 p.m., Salt and Pepper Prawns with Candied Walnuts, $45; Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Sweet & Savory Crepes, $45; Jan. 15, 5:30 p.m., Eat Healthy to Be Healthy, $39; Jan. 16, 5:30 p.m., Beef Tri-tip and Broccoli, $39; Jan. 19, 2 p.m., Authentic Mexican Cooking: Chiles Rellenos, $45; Jan. 20, 5:30 p.m., French Macaroons, $45. Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave. (509) 328-3335.

Master Chef Series - Learn how to prepare Super Bowl treats with Master Chef Steve Geving, recipes include Seattle Seahawks Salmon Candy, Houston Texas Green Chile and Miami Dolphins Citrus Cake. Registration is required. Jan. 15, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Gourmet Way, 8222 Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. $35. (208) 762-1333.

Do Italian! with Chef Angelo - The chef of Angelo’s Ristorante of Coeur d’Alene presents a class featuring Italian dishes, including focaccia and chicken Valdostana. Jan. 15, 5:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $50. (208) 457-8950.

Recipes From The Best New Chefs - Two Cooks With Love presents a cooking and mixology class featuring recipes from new and rising chefs. Make reservations at (509) 891-5980. Jan. 15 or Jan. 16, 6-8:30 p.m., Two Cooks with Love Catering, 11712 E. Boone Ave. $35/person; $60/couple.

Third Annual Sinto Chili Cook-off - Event featuring homemade chili, cornbread, cheese and crackers, desserts and beverages. Accordion music by Norm Seeberger and Jack Humphrey. Admission cost benefits the Sinto Senior Activity Center. Jan. 17, 5-7 p.m., Sinto Senior Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave. $10/advance; $12/day of event. (509) 327-2861.

Paella with Chef Columba Aguilar - Chef Colomba will teach you the art of creating a deliciously colorful and flavorful paella dish. Jan. 22, 5:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $50/person. (208) 457-8950.

Easy & Elegant Recipes for Romance with Chef Bob Black - Enjoy oyster and brie champagne soup, peppercorn-crusted tournedos of beef over lobster mac and cheese paired with seared sea scallops with crab and asparagus and a chocolate lovers dessert. Feb. 5, 5:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $50/person. (208) 457-8950.


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