Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

News & Notes; from Our Kitchen to Yours

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

News & Notes; from Our Kitchen to Yours

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Byline: Dan Macdonald

CHARITY EVENT

FOOD FIGHT IS TONIGHT

The Jacksonville Food Fight, a fundraiser for the Lutheran Social Services Second Harvest Food Bank, is set for the Crown Royal Touchdown Club East at Jacksonville Municipal Stadium from 6 to 9 p.m. today. The event features food and beverage samples from 40 restaurants and beverage providers. Besides the food, there's music and a silent auction. Tickets are $60 at the door.

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FOOD CLASS

LEARN TO KEEP BEES

They'll be talking about the birds and the bees (mostly the bees part) at the Clay County Agricultural Center at 8:45 a.m. June 23. The class will be a short course on beekeeping. Students will learn about the process and expense. The cost is $10. To register, call (904) 284-6355. Registration closes June 20.

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CONTESTS

COOKS, HEAT UP YOUR STOVES

The Bundts Across America Recipe Contest has a holiday theme this year. Sponsored by Nordic Ware, the contest will take entries through Saturday, Sept. 1, for cakes for Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Independence Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas.

There will be a winner for each holiday from which the grand prize winner will be chosen. The 10 winners will fly to San Francisco for a contest to determine the winner of the $10,000 first prize. Go to www.nordicware.com for an entry form and complete rules.

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ANNIVERSARY

SALSA BRAND TURNS 60

It was 60 years ago when David Pace introduced his picante sauce. Pace is celebrating with a cookbook (shaped like a salsa bottle) that has 43 recipes featuring salsa. The recipes are for every meal from a Tomato-Feta Frittata (above) to Wild West Picante Burgers to even a Chunky Salsa Cheesecake (right).

The book is available in stores and costs $7. …

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