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Stockyard's Arizona Stronghold Dinner and Baked Apple Oatmeal in Today's Eater's Digest

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Stronghold Wine Dinner
Welcome to 2012 Chow Bella friends! We hope you rang in the New Year with a bang and are recovered and ready to start eating and drinking your way through the year. First stop -- Stockyards' Arizona Stronghold Wine Dinner.

This Friday, January 6th, local winemaker Eric Glomski of Arizona Stronghold Vineyards and Page Spring Cellars is teaming up with the Historic Stockyards restaurant for an evening of outstanding food and wine. Chef Michael Shea has put together a mouthwatering five-course meal featuring Goldcoast seafood gratin, wild boar & venison sausage with apple-cranberry chutney (a personal favorite), a centennial campfire sirloin steak with whiskey peppercorn sauce & forest mushrooms, filet mignon "Oscar" style with asparagus & Bearnaise sauce, and a slice of Stockyards classic pecan pie with Maker's Mark whipped cream for dessert. All five course will be served with wine from Arizona Stronghold. $75 ++ per person. Seating is limited and reservations are required and can be made by calling 602-273-7378. Click here to check out the full menu.

Baked Apple Oatmeal
And for those of you planning on eating and drinking your way through the year in a healthy fashion,  we hunted down this tasty breakfast recipe that beats any shake or bar you might be tempted to make your morning meal. Throw together a batch of delicious baked cinnamon apples to mix into your favorite morning oatmeal or toss into a bowl of yogurt. Check out the recipe here.

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