It’s a winner
What: Madelene Silva-Sciortino, 9, found a winning combination using sweet potato in her Love Shishkebab, which took honors in California Food Literacy Center’s Kids’ Recipe Contest. The dish was featured at Ten22 at the restaurant’s fourth anniversary party.
The Literacy Center focused its recipe contest on sweet potatoes. You can find Madelene’s recipe on the center’s website, where the remaining winning recipes will also be posted.
What: Bacon and leek kraut, autumn rice pilaf, etc.
When: 3-6 p.m., Saturday
Where: The Fresh Market, 2339 Fair Oaks Blvd., Sacramento
Food Day at Sacramento State
What: The third annual Food Day spotlights hunger and the obesity epidemic.
When: 1-8 p.m., Thursday
Where: University Union, CSUS, 6000 J St.
What: Lucero Olive Oil is opening a tasting room in downtown Napa.
When: 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday
Where: 1012 First St., Napa
Cost: Free admission
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