Next week in Taste
The winner of the KCBS Kingsford/Master Cut State BBQ Champion- ship will take home a belt made for the May 10 competition. Find out all about the blues, brews and barbecue, including the amateur cooking contest on May 9, in next week's Taste.
Livermore wine fest
The 17th Annual Livermore Wine Country Festival will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday in Livermore. For more information, visit www.livermoredowntown.com/winecountryfestival/index.html or call 925-373-1795.
Whipping up delicious drinks for the holiday is easy with the recipes on Page E-4 and at www.modbee.com/taste.
The market is back
The Modesto Certified Farmers Market will return Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon on 16th Street between H and I streets. Featured this weekend will be a folklorico dance troupe at 10 and 11 a.m. and a puppet show depicting Cinco de Mayo events at 9:30 and 10:20 a.m. Esmeralda's Authentic Mexican Cuisine of Ripon is the featured restaurant.