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Jacksonville, FL

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Great Taste Is Your Best Accessory

Little Black Dress Wines is proud to be the Official Wine of the Southern Women’s Show in Jacksonville! Drop by and strike a fashionable pose anytime at the show bar and be “seen” sipping Little Black Dress – Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Moscato, Merlot, Pinot Grigio or Cabernet.

Little Black Dress Wines makes friends easily while tuning heads along the way. It’s your go-to wine for any occasion. Great Taste is your Best Accessory!  Visit the Little Black Dress exhibit and taste all of their Wines – made for women by a woman!!

Taste The Milo's Difference

Milo’s has crafted a variety of products to please any palate. Satisfy your sweet tooth with their Famous Sweet Tea, quench your thirst with their All Natural Lemonade or rejuvenate with their Organic Green Citrus tea. Whichever you choose, you can be certain that all of Milo’s products are fresh brewed, all natural with no preservatives or additives. Stop by their exhibit space at the Southern Women’s Show and Taste the Milo’s Difference.

Whipping Up New Flavors in the Kitchen

Stop by the Cooking Stage, located in the Ballroom, to watch local chefs dish up their favorite recipes. Watch cooking experts in action and sample tasty treats. They will share tips on everything from picking out local in-season produce to how to prepare your favorite dish with a healthy twist. Check back for a complete list of events featured on the Cooking Stage.

Helping Our Community One Meal at a Time

Clara White Mission, Inc. School of Culinary Arts is teaming up with the Southern Women’s Show to coordinate the Cooking Stage! Be sure to check the stage daily as students and Chef Instructors of the School of Culinary Arts showcase their talents.
 
Did you know in addition to their many programs and services that Clara White Mission also has a catering company and banquet halls available for rental?  Riverside North features two full-service banquet halls to accommodate any party, wedding reception or corporate training. This two-acre site serves as the home for Ashley Street Catering, while providing on-the-job training and employment development. This social enterprise employs graduates of the Clara White Mission Culinary Arts Program. Located at 2711 Edison Avenue, the site also features a historic church and a newly renovated community center, which includes a training kitchen, meeting rooms, office facilities and an attached outdoor pavilion.  For more information contact (904) 354-4162 or see them in exhibit space 1806 at the show!

Family Owned and Community Served

Follow the aroma of the 100% Arabica coffee beans over to the Community Coffee exhibit in space 325, 327 to try a sample. What makes this coffee so special? Family owned for four generations and named in appreciation of the community of family and friends of it’s founder, Community Coffee serves up great-tasting blends for coffee lovers everywhere. Taste the roasting pride of Baton Rouge, LA; learn about their generous Cash for Schools and Military Match programs; plus pick up a coupon at their exhibit space – just look for the trolley!

Check out this delicious recipe made with Community Coffee.
 
Coffee Crusted Cedar Planked Salmon Salad
Spice Rub:
¼ cups                                                Brown sugar, dark
¼ cup                                                  Community® Coffee Dark roast, ground finely
1 tablespoon                                       Old Bay Seasoning
1 tablespoon                                       Chili powder
2 teaspoons                                        Coriander, ground
2 teaspoons                                        Black pepper, course ground
1 teaspoon                                          sea salt
1 teaspoon                                          garlic, powder
9 pounds                                             Salmon, boneless, skinless, portioned into 24 (6 oz.) filets
12 (4” rectangle boards)                     Cedar grilling planks, soaked in cold water for 3 hours
 
Directions:
  1. In a large bowl, combine, brown sugar, Community® Coffee, Old Bay, coriander, black pepper, salt and garlic salts
  2. Place the salmon filets on the cedar planks
  3. Coat the salmon pieces completely with the spice rub.
  4. Over a high heat wood grill, place the salmon on the grill. Cover and cook until the spice rub has melted, about seven to ten minutes. Medium rare is a nice choice.
  5. Remove the planks from the grill and loosely cover with foil. Allow them to rest for 10 minutes so that they continue.
Salad:
16 cups mixed field greens
12 Roma tomatoes, diced
4 medium cucumber, peeled and sliced thinly
4 cups Balsamic vinaigrette

Directions:
  1. Toss with salad dressing.
  2. Plate portions and top with grilled salmon
Balsamic Vinaigrette:
4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 cup Balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1 teaspoon granulated garlic
1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper

Directions:
  1. Place vinegars and all dry ingredients in a medium sized bowl
  2. Slowly whisk in the extra virgin olive oil in a steady stream, whisking steadily until an emulsion is formed and the oil is not separated from the vinegar.
  3. Taste and adjust seasoning to taste.
Serve immediately.

A fun, interactive tasting bar experience!

Grapes & Olives On Tap specializes in naturally infused balsamic vinegars and always fres, no preservatives, healthy extra virgin olive oils. Their high quality, imported olive oils and perfectly oak-aged, Italian balsamic vinegars are infused with herbs, citrus, berries, chocolate, mushrooms and fruits. Olive oils and balsamic vinegars are a wonderful gift for yourself and make beautiful gifts for others. Visit their Tasting Bar in space 526 for some “sips and tips” on tastier meals for healthier lives. Pour.Savor.Enjoy!

Discount Tickets Available at Walgreens

You can purchase advance discount tickets at your local Walgreens store starting September 19th. Click here to find your local Walgreens. If you are outside the area listed you can still get tickets at your local Walgreens. Please call the 800-290-2090 number when you are at the store and Walgreens can make it happen. This customer service 800 number is available 24/7.
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