December 6, 2011 | 6:00am
Flowers Wine Dinner
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Thursday, December 8th for the final wine dinner of 2011 with Sonoma County's Flowers Winery
. Chef Marc Hennessy has created a five-course dinner menu starting with a root veggie salad complete with arugula from Seacat Gardens, Spanish Serrano ham and a vanilla sherry dressing. Next, dine on grilled calamari followed by a spice grilled Hiramasa and a pan roasted lamb T-bone. Finish things off with a slice of Bellweather Frommage Blanc cheesecake with a cocoa crust and cranberry glaze. Each course will be paired with a Flowers Winery's Chardonnay or Pinot Noir. The reception starts at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30. $95 ++ per person, reservations are required. Call 480-905-7979 to RSVP
14 Days of December Desserts
Up next on our December Desserts list are Eggnog Cupcakes. Naomi at food blog Bakers Royale transformed our very favorite vanilla cupcake recipe from San Francisco's Magnolia Bakery into a spicy holiday cupcake with eggnog. Top them off with her spiced rum buttercream and you have yourself one super cupcake! Click here for the recipe.