November 18, 2011 | 6:00am
Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?
Hey Arizona wine lovers -- are you ready for the wine event of the season? This Saturday, November 19th join The Farm at South Mountain
for the 3rd Annual Festival at the Farm
-- it's one wine tasting you are not going to want to miss. From 1 to 5 p.m., sample wines from more than 20 different Arizona wineries including wines from Verde Valley, Sonoita, and Wilcox under the canopy of the lush pecan groves.The Farm kitchen will be preparing a lovely picnic lunch and you will also have the opportunity to sit in on educational wine seminars to sharpen your red, white and blush knowledge.
After the eating and drinking, join Todd the auctioneer for your chance to bid on prizes including winemaker dinners, San Diego vacations, and even private wine classes for you and 20 of your friends. This event is limited to 1000 people. Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased by clicking here
Kettle Chip Chicken
Anyone who knows anything knows that jalapeno chips are a blessing from the chips gods (they are right up there with salt & vinegar and mesquite barbecue). So let's say that someone decides to take those heavenly spicy chips, crush them up and use them to coat buttemilk-dipped chicken breasts -- that would instantly make them a culinary genius, right? It does in our book. Click here
to check out Tina's recipe for what just might be our new favorite weeknight meal.