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Stockton Beer Week kicks off today

Participating venues & businesses These are the establishments participating in Stockton’s third Beer Week, today through Aug. 31. Information: visitstockton.org *The Abbey Trappist Pub AVE on the Mile Bagel Express BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse *Centrale Kitchen and Bar David’s Pizza – Lincoln Center Delta Bistro & Lounge *Empresso Coffeehouse French 25 *Lincoln Cellar Macaronage Macarons Midtown Creperie [...]

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Ice Cream Dreams

Sweet Cream Ice Cream Prep: 50 minutes Cook: 7-8 minutes Chill: 30 minutes Freeze: 4 hours Makes: 1 quart, 8 servings From “Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Desserts“ by Jeni Britton Bauer (Artisan, $23.95). Make sure to freeze the canister from your ice cream machine overnight. This base can be flavored with the variations below. Ingredients [...]

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Tapas: Small plates bring big flavor

Baby Beets, Cucumbers and Feta Pintxos Note: If you cannot find baby beets, use small beets. To make a vinegar reduction, simply simmer the moscatel vinegar until reduced by half. Ingredients • 8 baby beets, 1 to 1 1/2-inches in diameter • Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper • 8 squares feta cheese, cut 3/4-inch square [...]

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Cold soups for a hot summer

Farmers Market Gazpacho Ingredients • 1 quart tomato juice • 1 quart chicken stock • 1/4 cup olive oil • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar • 6 medium tomatoes, diced • 1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced • 1 medium sweet onion, diced • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 2 carrots, diced • 2 [...]

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Whole fish and nothing but the fish

Hanoi-Style Fried Fish With Turmeric and Dill (Cha Ca Thang Long) 4 servings Author Paul Greenberg says this light, summery meal is perfect for sharing. Serve the fried fish atop the dilled vermicelli or wrapped in lettuce leaves, along with pickled carrots and a dipping sauce called nuoc cham (find the recipes at washingtonpost.com/recipes). Make ahead: [...]

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Ready for some rabbit?

Were you intrigued by today’s story about the resurgence of rabbit at the dinner table? Here’s a recipe provided by the LENS department: Rabbit Stew with Preserved Pears with Ginger Ingredients • 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger • 1/4 cup sugar • 3/4 cup dry white wine • 1 cup unsalted chicken broth • 3 [...]

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Get physical

The African-American Chamber of Commerce is hosting an April “Physical Fitness” mixer at In-Shape Health City Health Club on Fri. April 25th from 5 to 7 p.m. at 4555 N. Pershing Ave. Contact the AAC at (209) 320-5564 http://aachambersj.org/

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MMM … beer

A Beer Festival is coming to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds Mark your calendars for an experience in taste, art, and award-winning beers. The Central Valley Brewfest is celebrating the finest local breweries in California. Guests will be able to enjoy unlimited sampling, a souvenir tasting mug, admission to a charity art gallery, free parking, and [...]

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Summer lovin’

The “summer of love” returns in 2014 during the annual series of concerts at Lodi’s Jessie’s Grove Winery. Summer of Love, a six-member band from the Bay Area, covers tunes from 1967, when attention was focused on the world-changing rock music emanating from San Francisco. The group performs July 26 as part of the five-concert [...]

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Actors of nearly all ages needed

Auditions for summer productions of “Twelfth Night” begin today at 6 p.m. while tryouts for “The Wizard of Oz” start at 10 a.m. Saturday. The Changing Faces Theatre Co. auditions are being held at St. Paul’s Church, 701 S. Pleasant St., in Lodi. Today’s tryouts for William Shakespeare’s comedy are for those 16 and older. [...]

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