Modesto's Taste of Home tickets on sale

Tickets are still available for the Taste of Home Cooking School, sponsored by The Modesto Bee and Gallo Family Vineyards, at Modesto Centre Plaza on Tuesday. A sellout is likely for the annual event. Doors open at 5 p.m. Patrons will get to sample goods and shop at several vendors who set up their wares before the show formally begins at 7 p.m. Sponsors also include Save Mart supermarkets and Direct Appliance, which, at 2424 McHenry Ave., Modesto, is the only place where tickets can be purchased. Tickets are $12. VIP tickets have sold out.