Summer cooking class lineup and dinner party menu posted
July 13, 2011 in News · No comments
I think it’s safe to say that it’s finally summer (knocking on wood as I type this)… You never want to jinx nice weather here in Seattle, but I decided to be brave and update my cooking class listings and dinner party menu to reflect the summer season and its abundance of garden-fresh bounty. Many things in my personal garden are running quite a bit late, and I am afraid that some things – like the eggplant that I planted a month ago and that has barely grown since then – are a lost cause at this point, but farmers markets and grocery stores are full of summer produce, including many locally-grown goodies.
Here are the links:
Here is a quick taste of what you’ll find: cold borscht, Georgian-style eggplant rolls (now if only that eggplant bush in my garden would finally take off so that I could make them with homegrown eggplant!), vareniki (aka “pierogi”), and lots of salads – some crunchy, some potato-ey, eggy, and/or cheesy…