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Cooking with Chef Cynthia Torres

Cooking with Chef Cynthia Torres
Cooking with Chef Cynthia Torres
05-02-2015 - 05-02-2015
McConnell Estates Winery
http://mcconnellestates.com/WineryEvents/default.html
Admission: $20
 
(916) 685-5368
 
https://mcconnellestates.com/~mcconn8/shoppingcart/home/22-mcconnell-estates-cooking-class.html
Start Time(s): Sat 3pm-5pm
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with McConnell Estates as trained Chef Cynthia Torres prepares a cooking demonstration of Ancho pork kebabs paired with McConnell Estates' "Best of Class of Region" and "Silver Medal Winner," 2011 Tempranillo 
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Win Free Tickets to Fairytale Town's Dessert & Wine Tasting Fundraiser on Thursday

Win Free Tickets to Fairytale Town's Dessert & Wine Tasting Fundraiser on Thursday

Fairytale Town's holding its annual dessert and wine fundraiser, Mad Hatter Meets The Great Gatsby, this Thursday, April 23 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Masonic Temple downtown. Because I didn't grow up in Sacramento and don't have kids,..... Read More

Strawberry and Cashew Milk Smoothie

Strawberry and Cashew Milk Smoothie

Spring had definitely sprung during my recent visit to the Midtown Farmers Market, and with the warm midmorning air and sunshine, I couldn’t resist buying a flat of fresh, organic strawberries from Rodriguez Farms. An entire flat may seem like a lot to consume before my strawberries start growing fuzz, but I am a prolific smoothie maker when the weather is fine. After hauling my flat home – and admittedly losing a couple strawberries on the way – I took stock of my fridge and decided to try out my newly purchased cashew milk by Silk to make the following strawberry smoothie for breakfast. The result was delicious. I have to say that cashew milk might just be my new favorite nut milk! 

Ingredients
½ cup strawberries
¼ cup raspberries... Read More

Buy One, Get One Free Oprah Cinnamon Chai Tea Latte Thru Saturday

Buy One, Get One Free Oprah Cinnamon Chai Tea Latte Thru Saturday

Starbucks is offering a buy one, get one free deal on its Teavana Oprah Cinnamon Chai Tea Latte from 2 to 5 p.m. through Saturday, April 11. In addition for every cup ordered, Starbucks will order 25 cents to the..... Read More

First-Ever Old Sacramento Chocolate Week -- May 4-10!

First-Ever Old Sacramento Chocolate Week -- May 4-10!

Sweet, satisfying and sinfully smooth.  Get ready to enjoy chocolate in oh-so-many ways – drizzled on fresh and warm mini donuts, made into spicy cayenne cocoa bites or even dripping in dark chocolate balsamic vinegar paired with blood orange olive oil – during the first-ever Old Sacramento Chocolate Week happening May 4 – 10, 2015.   Coordinated by the Old Sacramento Business Association (OSBA) with support by involved merchants and businesses, chocolate lovers of all ages are invited to visit Old Sacramento to experience a variety of delicious and delectable chocolate-related activities throughout the historic district all week long.  For more details and a complete list of activities, specials and featured items, visit www.oldsacramento.com

Monday, May 4 from 7-9 p.m. Choc-la-trivia

Midtown Business Association Launches Little Free Library® at the Midtown Farmers Market!

Midtown Business Association Launches  Little Free Library® at the Midtown Farmers Market!

Calling all book lovers and future “foodies”!  As part of the recent re-launch of the Midtown Farmers Market and designed to inspire a love for reading and eating fresh, the Midtown Business Association is proud to announce a new and ongoing addition – a Little Free Library® – starting on Saturday, April 4, 2015.