Cooking tips via videoInterested in learning to...


Cooking tips via video

Interested in learning to cook more than 100 recipes from a professional chef who's right at your side and whom you can also stop whenever you want? We're talking about the new Kitchen Coach, a video CD player that is also a 128-channel, cable-ready television. It comes with six instructional videos and costs about $950. Look for it in catalogs and retail outlets.

Song and wine

Starting Sunday, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's box office is the source of not only great music, but also premium wines. The selections are a 1995 Chardonnay Bourgogne, a 1993 Clos de la Vielle Eglise Bordeaux, and a 1993 Arthus (7 percent cabernet, 93 percent merlot). Cases or mixed cases of the Chardonnay or Bordeaux are $130 and the six-bottle Arthus is $130. Delivery will be in early November. Call (410) 783-8000.

Bidders up!

You can bid on items ranging from an apple pie to a dinner and wine class with Baltimore wine critic Robert Parker at the American Institute of Wine and Food's annual membership meeting auction. Or you can make a donation. at 2 p.m. Oct. 13 at Richard Opfer Auctioneering, 1919 Greenspring Drive, Lutherville. Admission is $6. Call (410) 244-0044.

For safety, think two

Chicago chef Charlie Trotter is chairman of National Food Safety Education Month, which aims to teach everyone the two-hour rule: Refrigerate or freeze perishables and prepared foodwithin two hours. For a copy of a food-safety brochure, "Chef CookSmart's Guide to Safe Food Preparation and Handling," call (800) 266-5762.

Pub Date: 9/04/96

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