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Foodie news | Dishing with Stella

TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Cedar House Sport Hotel’s and#8220;Dishing with Stellaand#8221; series kicked off with a hands-on pizza making class last month and reservations are being accepted for the Whole Roasted Chicken: Sunday Supper Cornerstone on May 16, Salt of the Earth on May 30 and Vinegar 101 on June 26.

and#8220;After many years of trying to perfect pizza at home, I received helpful hints and recipes to create restaurant quality pizza in my own oven from chef Jacob Burton,and#8221; said resident Mike Krueger.

Burton introduces the inspiration for the upcoming hands-on class, and#8220;As modern living continues to demand more of our time and attention, an art form is being lost. This class will give you the tools and know-how to entice family and friends to your Sunday supper table with a whole roasted chicken dinner complete with mashed potatoes and gravy, roasted vegetables, garden salad and a tasty dessert,and#8221; said Burton. and#8220;With the advent of the farmers market and many supermarkets carrying high quality meats and organic vegetables, it is no longer the sourcing of ingredients that separates the home cook from the professional chef. The only barrier left is knowledge and technique. This class provides the tools necessary to crush through that barrier.and#8221; Receive recipes handout and enjoy dinner. The cost is $75 (beer and wine are available at an additional charge).

Dishing with Stella also offers information packed presentations with appetizers. Learn about sea salt while sampling numerous delicious appetizers during Salt of the Earth on May 30. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the presentation takes place from 6-7:30 p.m. The cost is $25.

Taste a variety of vinegars and get your questions answered about the science behind cooking with vinegar on June 26. Also, take home a and#8220;Mother of Vinegar,and#8221; a culture to make vinegar at home. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Lecture begins at 6 p.m. The cost is $25.

Space is limited. For reservations, call 530-582-5655 or visit

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