The Instant Pot is a popular new kitchen appliance and holiday gift. But do you know how to use it?
Laurel Randolph can help. She’s the author of “The Instant Pot No-Pressure Cookbook” and joins The Spokesman-Review Northwest Passages Book Club and local venues for a series of cooking events this coming week.
The Well-Read Moose: Randolph shares her Holiday Cranberry Cider and cooking tips from “The Instant Pot No-Pressure Cookbook” at the bookstore, 2048 N. Main St., Coeur d’Alene. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Free. Info: wellreadmoose.com/
River Park Square: Randolph demonstrates her eggnog rice pudding recipe at the mall, 808 W. Main Ave. Meet legendary Spokane cook Dorothy Dean, too, and learn more about the Northwest Passages Book Club. Noon. Free. Info: riverparksquare.com
Second Harvest: Join Randolph for a cooking class as she demonstrates how to make her Creamy Spinach and Potato Soup at The Kitchen at Second Harvest, 1234 E. Front Ave. Guests also will sample her Eggnog Rice Pudding. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 and proceeds benefit Second Harvest. Info: secondharvestkitchen.org.
Yoke’s Fresh Market in Liberty Lake: Randolph does a lunchtime demonstration of her Holiday Cranberry Cider and offers cooking tips for shoppers. Dorothy Dean will be there, too! The store is at 1233 Liberty Lake Road. Noon. Free. Info: www.yokesfreshmarkets.com
Top Chef Meets the Instant Pot: The Northwest Passages Book Club welcomes Randolph and chef Chad White, who prepare a four-course feast using Instant Pots at The Spokesman-Review. Event is sold out and there’s a waiting list. Proceeds benefit Second Harvest. Info: Spokesman.com/bookclub.
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