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Amanda Hillmann, chef and owner of Modernist Cooks and Catering, made adobo grilled shrimp with mint puree  with the help of her son Jaxton, 6, during a cooking demonstration during the Dorothy Dean Home Cooking Show at the Spokane Convention Center, Sat., May 12, 2018. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Adriana Janovich, food editor at The Spokesman-Review, caught up with five top chefs and food authors at the May 12 Dorothy Dean Cooking Show at the Spokane Convention Center.

Check out her series of podcast interviews with headliners from the event’s Northwest Passages Book Club stage:

Listen to “Dorothy Dean Cooking Show: Laurel Randolph” on Spreaker.

Here, LA-based cookbook author Laurel Randolph talks about eggs, risotto, yogurt and other surprising things you can cook in an Instant Pot.

Listen to “Dorothy Dean Cooking Show: John State” on Spreaker.

John State, culinary director of food and beverage at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, says you should have a corn dog in the park. He also tells you what pop-up restaurant to visit before it disappears and shares his all-time favorite ride.

Listen to “Dorothy Dean Cooking Show: Kathleen Flinn” on Spreaker.

Seattle author Kathleen Flinn talks about roast chicken, soup and other dishes she likes to cook at home as well as some of the special guests listeners can expect when she launches her own Hungry for Words podcast next month.

Listen to “Dorothy Dean Cooking Show: Chad White” on Spreaker.

Chad White, who owns Zona Blanca in downtown Spokane, dishes on his time on season 13 of Bravo’s “Top Chef,” as well as his chef tattoos and what he thinks about people who touch his signature beard without asking.

Listen to “Dorothy Dean Cooking Show: Kate Lebo” on Spreaker.

Spokane poet, pie-maker and food writer Kate Lebo discusses the importance of using your hands when making pie dough and the premise of her upcoming book, “The Book of Difficult Fruit,” which includes dandelion roots and a recipe for hair gel using quince seeds.