The Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center is holding "Cooking with Cranberries" on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The free program will feature cranberry recipe demonstrations by the Warrens Cranberry Festival Royalty and others.
Among the cranberry recipes being demonstrated include holiday gift ideas. Participants will receive copies of the recipes presented, as well as have the opportunity to sample the recipes.
The guest chefs include Warrens Cranberry Festival Queen Rachel Reeck, Cranfest Princesses Lauryn Patterson and Chelsie Popp, Bernie Arena, Monroe County UW-Extension Master Food Preserver and Anita Reeck, Cranberry Discovery Center Taste-Test Kitchen baker.
Also on Nov. 8, the Cranberry Discovery Center is hosting a cranberry wine tasting from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. featuring Diana Hobson of DnA Vintners, La Crosse. Hobson recently received bronze medals on her three cranberry wines at the Indy International Wine Competition.
The Cranberry Discovery Center is housed in a historic cranberry warehouse at 204 Main Street in downtown Warrens. For more information, call (608) 378-4878 or visit the Web site at www.discovercranberries.com.
Copies of the recipes presented will be posted on the Discovery Center's Web site following the Nov. 8 program. To receive a copy by mail, send a self-addressed stamped business size envelope to Cooking with Cranberries, Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center, PO Box 187, Warrens, WI 54666.