January 2012

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January 1
Country Store CLOSED

January 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31
Rib Mania
Rib Mania is back by popular demand. Receive one rack of applewood smoked ribs FREE when you purchase one at regular price. Don't miss this tasty deal!

January 9 & 23
Bunko
An old-fashion game for all ages. Play Bunko at Eckert's Country Restaurant on the second and fourth Monday of each month. $5 per person includes game, prizes, beverages, and snacks. Open to the public. Dine in the Country Restaurant prior to playing Bunko and play for FREE. No reservation required. For more information call Eckert's Country Restaurant.

January 12
12 Wines, 6 Cheeses, 1 Night
Discover your preferences in this taste and compare class. We'll highlight the grapes used, the climate where they were grown, and the production method for six pairs of wines. In addition, we'll pair each duo with a cheese chosen specifically for its compatibility with the wine. This is the perfect opportunity to find palette pleasing wines specific to you!

January 13 & 14
Murder Mystery Dinner - Bullets in the Bathtub
Welcome to the 1920's where bathtubs were made for one thing only - to make gin! Lot's of gangsters are showing up at "Cherry's Speakeasy" to talk about the turf war going on between the Corneolis and the Buttafuccos. Serve with roasted chicken or meatloaf plus lots of traditional 1920's fare. $35.00/person includes appetizer, meal, drink (non-alcoholic), entertainment & tax. Event begins at 6 pm.

January 14
Mommy & Me Class - Celebration Foods
January is full of National food-friendly holidays. Help us celebrate National Spaghetti Day, Whipped Cream Day, Thank You Day and Strawberry Ice-Cream Day with these fun recipes.

January 14 & 16
Kids Cooking Class - National Holiday Foods
January is full of National food-friendly holidays. Help us celebrate National Spaghetti Day, Whipped Cream Day, Thank You Day and Strawberry Ice-Cream Day with these fun recipes.

January 15
Adult Cooking Class - Slow-Cooker Supper
Need ideas for easy week-night dinners? These recipes will help you put a tasty dinner on the table with a little night-before planning. We'll show you some dinner shortcuts coq au vin (chicken with wine), beef au jus, bratwurst stew and more.

January 19
Adult Cooking Class - Grandma's Cooking for Supper
Join Jill Eckert Tantillo for a trip back in time to Grandma's table. Jill will feature recipes from her grandmother's family "suppers" including pot roast, home-made noodles, custard pie and more. Enjoy an evening of classic comfort food recipes from the past.

January 22
Adult Cooking Class - Pies and Tarts Hands-On Encore
Everyone had so much fun in this class last time, so we had to do it again! Join Lana Shepek to learn how to make pastry crust from scratch. We will use frozen and fresh fruits to make crowd-pleasing desserts. Everyone will practice making a pie crust shell.

January 26
Adult Cooking Class - Meat or Meatless
Want to learn how to make a few versatile recipes for meat and non-meat eating guests? Angie Eckert, former vegetarian, will share her favorite versatile recipes for both audiences. All recipes will be prepared with meat and without so that you can taste for yourself. Angie will prepare pasta with parmesan, garlic and squash, gnocchi with fresh tomatoes (and prosciutto), savory quiche (with bacon) and more. Angie's recipes will utilize dairy products and eggs.

January 27 & 28
Murder Mystery Dinner - Fist Full of Hollars
It's a party thrown by Digger Deep, the local mortician who is trying to drum up a little business. A chuckwagon dinner featuring pulled pork or bbq chicken, baked beans, skillet fried corn & au gratin potatoes. $35.00/person includes appetizer, meal, drink (non-alcoholic), entertainment & tax. Event begins at 6 pm.

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