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Cooking Classes at the Kitchen Engine – Classes include: Today, 5:30 p.m., Homemade Tortillas, Fish Tacos and Gorditas, $45; Thursday, 5:30 p.m., Basic Knife Skills, $49; Monday, 5:30 p.m., French Macarons, $45; Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., Thai Cooking, $39; June 18, 5:30 p.m., Italian Family Table, $39. Kitchen Engine, 621 W. Mallon Ave. (509) 328-3335.

Cooking with the Master - Recipes include an oxtail and vegetable soup with an herbal crouton gratinee, egg batter fish filets with chipotle, cilantro and tartar sauce and more. Registration is recommended. Today, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Gourmet Way, 8222 Government Way, Hayden. $35. (208) 762-1333.

Free Wine Tastings – Wednesdays from 4-6 p.m., Gourmet Way, 8222 Government Way, Hayden. (208) 762-1333.

Pilgrim’s Free Tastings - Tastings include: Today, 3:30 p.m., Bitter Root Brewing. Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 676-9730.

Today, 4-5:15 p.m., Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 676-9730.

Portuguese Cooking - Two Cooks With Love presents a cooking and mixology class. Make reservations at (509) 891-5980. Today, 6-8:30 p.m., Two Cooks with Love Catering, 11712 E. Boone Ave. $35/person; $60/couple.

Cooking with Carol - Fridays at 10:30 a.m., Carol will prepare a recipe that was posted on Gourmet Way’s Facebook page earlier in the week. Gourmet Way, 8222 Government Way, Hayden. (208) 762-1333.

Meet Your Local Dairy Producer - Deer Park dairy farmer Stephanie Littrell and an Inland Northwest Dairy Ambassador will meet shoppers, answer questions and hand out free chocolate milk. Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Yoke’s Fresh Market, 9329 E. Montgomery Ave. (425) 672-0687.

o Wine Tastings – Tastings include: Friday, 3-6:30 p.m., Jones of Washington, $10; Saturday, 2-4:30 p.m., Malbecs: Washington and South America, $10. Vino! Wine Shop, 222 S. Washington St. (509) 838-1229.

Free Tastings at Bottles – Tastings include: Friday, 5 p.m., Wallace Brewing Co. Bottles, 3319 N. Argonne Road, Millwood. Free. (509) 443-4027.

INCA After Dark Cooking Classes – Classes include: Friday, Tapas Party; June 18, Gourmet Grilling. 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.

Cancer Benefit for Donald Tompkins - There will be outside music, food and beer specials, and silent and live auctions to support a local family a time of need. Saturday, 2 p.m., Magee’s BT Grill, 26204 Highway 41, Blanchard, Idaho. (208) 437-4018.

Cooking with Carol - Learn how to make homemade salad dressings and marinades. Saturday, 3-5 p.m., Gourmet Way, 8222 Government Way, Hayden. $35. (208) 762-1333.

Swirl Washington - Sample wines and foods from the region’s winemakers and chefs. Proceeds benefit Providence Health Care Foundation. Sunday, The Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St. $90/First Flight plus Swirl at 4 p.m.; $75/admission at 5 p.m. (509) 230-4554.

Spread the Love: Toast Toppers - Anna Kestell, food safety and preservation information specialist, gives the rundown on basic jams and jellies, the difference between them and how to make your own. Monday, 6:30 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road, (509) 893-8350; June 23, 6:30 p.m., Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., Medical Lake, (509) 893-8330. Free.