- Demonstration cooking series with another local cookbook author, Ann Martin Rolke of Sacatomato. Ann is a very talented cook, wonderful teacher, and shibby person, so don't miss this golden opportunity. The class is at the Kitchen Cabinet Expo, Sacramento, Rte. 50 at Bradshaw Road; demo, tasting, and book signing, $20/person or $50/all 3 classes, call 916-364-5400 for reservations:
July 7: Hands-Off Indian, including Chickpea-Potato Curry and Yogurt-Dill Sauce (Raita)
July 21: Hands-Off Southern, including Mason-Dixon Cornbread and Country Captain
August 11: Hands-Off Greek, including Cucumber Salad and Medium-Rare Greek Meatloaf.
- Vive la France! A special French wine tasting, live music by the Midtown Music Makers, French cheeses and more for Bastille Day at Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op’s Community Learning Center and Cooking School, 1914 Alhambra Blvd, between S and T Streets. Saturday, July 14, 5-7 pm; $8 per person.
Featured wines will include:
Whites: 2005 Louis Latour Mâcon-Villages Chameroy (A lovely creamy Chardonnay from the Burgundy region); 2005 Domaine Andre Neveu Les Longues Fins Sancerre (A minerally Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire Valley)
Pink: 2005 Chateau de Jau “Le Jaja de Jau“ Rosé (A jaunty dry Grenache and Syrah Rose from the French Mediterranean)
Reds: 2004 Georges DuboeufBeuajolais-Villages (A fresh and fruity Gamay from Burgundy–serve slightly chilled); 2005 Bouchard Père & Fils Burgogne (A Pinot Noir from Burgundy with ripe cherry fruit and a smooth oak finish); 2004 E. Guigal Côtes du Rhône (A smoky Rhône wine that is a blend primarily of Syrah, Grenache, and Mourvedre)
- Patrick Mulvaney Welcomes Texas Chef Tim Love for an Evening Barbecue and a Celebration of American Lamb
You are invited to a special event on Monday, July 16, at Mulvaney's Building & Loan. The beautiful, garden patio will serve host to a family-style barbecue featuring American Lamb prepared by guest Chef Tim Love, aka "The Cowboy Chef." Chef Patrick Mulvaney has created a menu of appetizers, side dishes, and dessert to complement the succulent flavor of American Lamb. Trefethen Family Vineyards will provide perfect wine pairings.
The barbecue begins at 6:00 p.m. with passed hors d'oeuvres. Chef Love will conduct a brief American Lamb presentation and serve dinner at 7:00 p.m. Chef Love and guest farmer, Joe Pozzi, will be on hand to answer questions regarding lamb preparation and the lamb industry.
The event is open to the public and costs $45 per person. A discounted price of $40 is available to Slow Food members. Please contact Melinda McRae to make reservations at 916-492-5331 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited.
Passed Hors D’oeurvres
Smoked Salmon on our own Potato Chip with Crème Fraiche and Chives
Crispy Fillo Cups filled with Summery Delights
Family Style Dinner Service
Ray Yeung’s Heirloom Tomatoes and Handmade Mozzarella, Basil, and Apollo Olive Oil
Sloughhouse Corn Ravioli with Fresh Savory
Del Rio Cherry Tomato ~ Grana Padano
Whole Pozzi Farms Lamb Roasted on a Spit
Uncle Bob’s Potatoes
Grilled Full Belly Farms Squashes
Tuscan Salsa Verde
Stone Fruit Strudels with Lavender Ice Cream
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