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October 2013


Tomato Preserves with Happy Girl Kitchen

Saturday, October 19th 1 - 5 pm

With all of the wonderful tomatoes rolling out of our local farms in early fall's warm weather, it would be a shame not to preserve as many as possible for our rainy winters. Many of these amazing heirloom tomatoes wouldn't survive the rough and tumble road to the markets. Come join Happy Girl Kitchen Co. at the Cavallo Point Cooking School to learn the art of preserving these luscious heirlooms and full-flavored Early Girls, and understand the difference in canning methods for the two varieties.

Many myths surround canning tomatoes; recipes will have you blanching, peeling and sterilizing until you want to pull your hair out! In this workshop, you'll learn how to jar tomatoes the Happy Girl Kitchen way – simple and delicious. Learn the tricks and tips to get you on your way to a pantry full of summer tomatoes.

$135 / person

Private Event

Monday, October 21st

Private Event

Thursday, October 24th

Private Event

Friday, October 25th

Cooking From the Farmers' Market featuring Red Car Winery

Saturday, October 26th 5:30–9:30 pm

In this hands-on cooking class, enjoy your culinary endeavors mindfully paired with Red Car wines. Milly Glazier, Wine Sales expert for Red Car Wine Co., is eager to share these exquisite wines with you. Red Car Wine Co. uses meticulous viticulture and transparent winemaking to craft wines with authentic character and originality. They minimize manipulation so the fruit can faithfully express the cool climate personality of the Sonoma Coast. They source great grapes, make great wine, and market it in an inventive, original way.


  • Scallop Tartar with Shiso, Green Apple, Lime Crème Fraîche, Pork Crackling
    2011 Barrel Select Chardonnay
  • Butternut Squash Ravioli, Marcona Almond, Coconut Bread Crumbs, Capricious Goat Cheese
    2011 Heaven and Earth Pinot Noir
  • Octopus Carpaccio with Smoked Paprika Oil, Castel Vetrano Olive Relish and Chorizo
    2011 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir
  • Braised Rabbit with a Cranberry Ancho Sauce on Jeweled Rice
    2009 Red Car Estate Syrah
  • Caramel Apple Tart with Cinnamon Cherry Bomb Ice Cream

$125 / person - SOLD OUT