Community Supper December 11th

November 25, 2008

 I was instantly hooked when I read a post on Elspeth Pierson’s blog,  Diary of a Locavore about a community supper highlighting local foods. A dinner party which features lamb from Border Bay Junction Farm in Barnstable, turnips from the roadside stand in Eastham, brussels sprouts from Crow’s Farm in Sandwich, and greens from Tim Friary’s garden at Cape Cod Organic Farm. […]

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Ricotta – Brioche Bread Pudding

November 25, 2008

There are some perks in leading the Slow Food Convivium on Cape Cod - one came in the form of homemade ricotta cheese. The plan of what to do with the ricotta occupied a good portion of my thoughts…… ricotta pie, ravioli, gnocchi, sweet or savory……..  I was hosting book group later in the week, and wanted to incorporate […]

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Cheese Making Class – November 16th 1-5PM East Orleans

November 4, 2008

Slow Food Cape Cod is offering a cheese making workshop with Jen Holloman from Ocean Song Farm. When: November 16th from 1 to 5PM  – limited to 6 participants, will plan more in the future for those who have an interest. Please email me if you would like to attend, once I confirm your spot, […]

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Farm Festival – Saturday, October 25th

October 17, 2008

  Long Pasture: Farm Day Preserving the Past – Sustaining the Future! Saturday, October 25th 10 am – 4 pm $4.00 suggested donation for Adults Kids  and Audubon Members are Free A fun day for all is planned at Long Pasture in Barnstable, a beautiful spot overlooking Barnstable Harbor. Alpaca’s and Llamas of Knot-a Thot […]

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Uniting Around Food To Save an Ailing Town

October 12, 2008

We are all in the right place at the right time to support the growing local-food movement.  Read this article from the NY Times about a small town, Hardwick VT, that is heavily investing in local foods and farming in a cooperative fashion to boost their economy. “Uniting Around Food to Save an Ailing Town“, by […]

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"Farmer In Chief" Article by Michael Pollan – NY Times Oct. 9th

October 10, 2008

With the Presidental election upon us, I told my mom I was undecided, and that my vote was going to the candidate who would take action on our industrialized food system. Mom laughed, and said it was not even an issue on the platform. You know, (much to my surprise),  she was right …….. as […]

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Working on the Slow Food Cape Cod Website

October 8, 2008

So excited to get our Website moving along – setting up calendar of events, membership info, updates, and links to sites that may interest you. Will be more active and posting a lot more info – so stay tuned! Please subscribe to the RSS feed

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Fat jar tomato sauce

September 4, 2008

  Heaven might just lie in a vat of simmering tomato sauce. Late yesterday afternoon, beneath shuddering clouds and the hazy clap of thunder, I watched the sky light up my heavy bottomed pot. Thick, red fruit bubbled up in the flash, and the smell of rich red wine and frying fat rose up from […]

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Zucchini pancakes

August 22, 2008

It became clear things were desperate when I began staring at the three terribly large zucchinis on my kitchen counter as potential breakfast objects. We’d eaten tens of the squashes for lunch and dinner in stir-fries, salads, breads—even desserts. But when the morning meal rolled around, there was no choice but to continue. The plants’ […]

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