Our first Farm to Table event of the year! Sandy Vyletel of Howell's MainStreet Winery, and I, look forward to planning and hosting these special classes that showcase all that our beautiful Michigan farmers have to offer during our short but spectacular growing season......
Our menu this month? Farmers Market Quiche and Maple Custard Creme Brulee French Toast to start the morning.....then Asian Vegetable Summer Soup, BLT Salad Pizza, Pan Roasted Garlic in Olive Oil over crostini, Michigan Sweet Creamed Corn, Grilled Salisbury Steaks with Sweet and Sassy Tomato Onion Jam, BBQ Baked Potato Skins, Crunchy Zucchini Fingers, Michigan Mint Julep Berries, Peaches and Cream Trifle and finishing with Howell's MainStreet Winery Peachberry Sangria Sorbet.....yes, a good time and a nap were had by all!
|Walking to the market to get started....|
|Asian long beans - soooooooo crunchy and perfect cold,|
cooked, or in the soup!
|So many outstanding choices at the market!|
|Chambers corn truck at 11:15 - don't worry, it was restocked!|
|Hallie getting a workout with the watermelon!|
This is a GREAT year for watermelon!
|Actually - everybody was schlepping for me! Stacey had bags AND|
one of my roller carts!!
|Peeling peaches for dessert!|
|Getting the garlic ready to roast....|
|We had a very special visitor! Kayla plus one!!|
|Sweet and Sassy Tomato Onion Jam in the works|
|Getting a little buzzzzzzzz off of the Mint Julep mixture!|
|Salisbury Steaks in the works!|
|Zucchini fingers - soooo garlicky and good!|
|Multi-tasking at it's best!|
|Cheers to good company and good food!|
|Our dessert specialists!|
|Corn.....OFF the cob!|
|Tending the pan roast garlic - which was perfect!|
|Helen, my prize student! Creamed corn - sweet and good.|
|My new friend - of course I put him on the bacon!|
|Trying to soften the cream cheese with our joint hot flash, lol.....|
|It was hot in the kitchen with these two! BBQ Baked Potato Skins almost ready!|
|Michigan Mint Julep Berries, Peaches and Cream Trifle. NONE left!|
|BLT Pizza almost ready!|
|Basting the potatoes - one of my 'secrets'!|
|Adding the LT to the pizza, with the watermelon|
looking on...You did a great job on the pizza, Mary!
|My reaction too!!!|
I didn't get any pictures of us all, comatose after the feast, but rest assured it was a busy, but wonderful day in the winery!