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Sunday, January 15, 2012

Catbridge Cellars: Ladies night out

Ladies Night Out at Catbridge Cellars

Catbridge Cellars motto is fine wines from earth friendly vines. Their mission is to make your wine buying both fun and enjoyable.

Looking for something relaxing to do with your friends this Wednesday?  Catbridge Cellars is inviting ladies to spend a night pampering themselves with wine, chocolate and a massage.

Click here to make a reservation or obtain further information.

CraftFancy: January 16 - January 22


The weather outside may be cold, but CraftFancy has a schedule of fun classes and events for the week of January 16 to warm your creativity and spirit.

Click here for class schedule and registration information.

Lorraines Memories: January 16 - January 22

Lorraine's Memories

Lorraine’s Memories always has something fun happening and the week of January 16 is no exception. Stop on by and register to take a few classes, enjoy free make and takes, or join a crop night.

Click here for class schedule and registration information.

Catbridge Cellars: Wine appreciation class

Wine Appreciate Class at Catbridge Cellars

What could be better than wine and chocolate paired together? Join in on the excitement at Catbridge Cellars for their Wine Appreciation Class: Wine and Chocolate.
Catbridge Cellars wine classes are designed to be fun and informative.  In this class, Catbridge Cellars will be pairing 6 wines with chocolate. Learn what wines pair best with various chocolates and have fun with fellow wine lovers.
Click here for registration and additional information.

Something sweet: Handmade on main street

Something Sweet: Handmade on Main Street

Can you remember the corner candy store where your grandparents used to take you? Everything was so magical! There were so many choices and you were so excited to fill up your little paper bag with your favorite candies. At Something Sweet, that is the exact feeling you get when you walk inside.
Something Sweet has the best of both worlds; the corner candy store and homemade fudge. Their fudge is made fresh daily using the finest ingredients available. The quality of their delicious cream and butter fudge has given the shop its distinctive reputation. Over 150,000 pounds of homemade fudge have been enjoyed by customers since opening their doors in Antioch, Illinois in 1998. Something Sweet’s time-tested fudge recipes make the mouth-watering flavors year-round favorites for customers, their families, friends, and co-workers.
Click here for more information.

Chicken entrée: Chicken with lemon

Chicken Entree: Chicken with Lemon

Are you tight on time, but looking for something tasty to have for dinner? No problem! This speedy dish from the Cooking Channel’s own David Rocco is bursting with the sunny fresh flavors of Italy that is the perfect choice for hectic weeknights.

Click here for recipe and details.

Paper Source: Be mine workshop

Be Mine Workshop at Paper Source

Are your kids looking for unique Valentines for their friends this year? Then Paper Source has a class that will speak to their hearts!
The Paper Source collection of make-and-share kits and cards are perfect for exchanging at school or among family and friends! Workshop members will be provided an assortment of stamps, inkpads, papers and adornments to create Valentines that are as fun to make as they are to give!
For more information and to register for the class click here.

Kaffee klatsch time

Kaffee Klatsch Time

In Germany, 3 pm is kaffee klatsch time. This is the time of day girlfriends relax, catch up, sip a special coffee, and nibble on cookie.
To have your own kaffee klatsch, invite three to four friends.  Plan on enough coffee to make at least 2 large cups per person. You can serve black coffee with a side of steamed or frothy milk, sugar, cinnamon sticks, whipped cream, cocoa powder, and flavored syrups. Or serve specialty drinks such as Black Forest Latte or Midnight Star Coffee Cocktail.
For more details and recipes click here

Healthy desserts: Blue ribbon sour cream coffee cake

Healthy Desserts: Blue Ribbon Sour Cream Coffee Cake

If you love dessert and hate to give it up, but vowed that 2012 would be the year to get slim, this guilt free treat is a delicious solution.
The perfect cold weather comfort, the Blue Ribbon Sour Cream Cake, is made extra flavorful with applesauce, blueberries, and a crumbly brown sugar topping.

Click here for the recipe.

CraftFancy: Ranger product technique workshop

Ranger Product Technique Workshop at CraftFancy

Want to learn some cool techniques to use in your scrapbooks and card making using the awesome Ranger/ Tim Holtz products?  Then the Ranger Product Technique Workshop offered at CraftFancy is for you!
Join Jessica, a certified Instructor for Ranger, in this fun workshop. Learn some new ways to use some of your old products, and learn how to use some products that are new to you. You won't want to miss this one! Some products are included in this class that you will get to take home with you. Remember your basic tool kit, including adhesive and scissors. 
Click here for registration details.

Appetizer: Warm jalapeño popper dip

Warm Jalapeno Popper Dip

January means Super Bowl time and having friends over for a huge Super Bowl party. Whip up a batch of this Jalapeño Popper Dip and you will have them screaming for more!
Why take the time away from the game to make jalapeño poppers? This dip is such an easy appetizer to make and it tastes just like the traditional jalapeno poppers. The hardest part of this recipe is not eating it all by yourself!
Click here to see the recipe!

Beef entrée: Steak and potato salad

Dinner doesn’t mean having to spend hours in the kitchen. You can easily whip up this tasty Steak and Potato Salad in less than 1 hour by doing most of the prep work the night before.

The steak can be prepared on stovetop grill, indoor grill (such as the George Foreman grill), or outdoor grill during the summer months.

Click here to go to the recipe.