Exciting news from the Temecula Valley Wine Country restaurant scene: Carol’s Restaurant at Baily Winery, known for great wine country luncheons for the past ten years, is now open for dinner on Saturday evenings. Seating in the candlelit, European-inspired Bacchus Hall and the vineyard patio is available from 5pm- 8:30pm. Appetizers, wine, beer, and wine cocktails are offered from 3pm- 5pm between lunch and dinner hours. Entertainment will be provided by singer and guitarist Chuck Sacayan, so be sure to check it out! In the meantime, here’s one of Carol’s springtime recipes:
Meyer Lemon Mousse
¼ cup butter
¾ cup freshly squeezed Meyer lemon juice
½ cup sugar
1 cup whipping cream
Melt butter and cool. Whisk lemon juice and sugar in top of double boiler. Add in eggs one at a time, drizzle in butter. Cook about eight-ten minutes until thickened. Strain and refrigerate until chilled. Whip cream and gently fold into chilled lemon mixture. Spoon or pipe into serving cups or glasses. Garnish with lemon zest, whipped cream and fresh berries if you wish.
Reservations recommended. Please call (951) 676-9243. For more information, please visit Carol’s Restaurant at Baily Winery.
* Baily Winery is located at 33440 La Serena Way at the corner of Rancho California Road.