Compiled by Chuck Martin
The Cincinnati Enquirer
Ridge Market in Pleasant Ridge kicks off summer with its first Pork Chop Festival, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, with pork chop cooking demonstrations by Jean-Robert de Cavel, Jimmy Gherardi and other chefs, pork chop toss, bluegrass and blues. More information on festival: www.ridgemarket.com. To enter festival barbecue sauce contest, call 366-4760 before Friday.
Perhaps Spain's most famous cheese, manchego, is now one of the more popular cheeses in the U.S. Mild and nutty, this semi-firm sheep's milk cheese is ideal for serving as an appetizer with black olives, chorizo (Spanish sausage) or cured ham, or as a refreshing meal-ender with honey and/or fresh figs. Nibble with sherry or dry white wine.
Learn to make your mate's favorite shrimp cocktail, beef stroganoff and devil's food cake at 5 p.m. on Cookworks on the Food Network. (Also airs at 12:30 p.m. Sunday and noon Monday.)
Cooking teacher Rita Heikenfeld demonstrates Roast Beef Tenderloin with Provencal Herb Crust, Potatoes with Rosemary and other "Magical Foods of Provence," 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at The Great Indoors (11925 Commons Drive) in Springdale. $35. 346-1506.
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