Our Tiny Kitchen Saw Some Amazing Food!
We’ve had so much fun at the cottage this summer. But all good things must come to an end. We actually launched out Blog and Facebook page while we have been here. Much of the fun was exploring local produce and the Farmer’s Market helped us do that. We created more than a few new dishes for you because we were inspired by fresh local ingredients as they became available.
We thought you might like a peek at our tiny cottage kitchen while we talk food!
Some of the things we cooked this summer were completely new to us. One of the big triumphs were the Zucchini Flowers that we received. They were a gift form a new friend and the first time we had ever made them. The other was the Summer Ratatouille that developed out of a shopping trip that left us with just too many fresh vegetables.
With all the sunshine, we had a bumper crop of Basil. The Pesto we made offered us an opportunity to make Pasta, Pesto and Peas and to add that special touch to our Tomato Lover’s Lunch. The local corn was outstanding so we made Mexican Street Corn, (everyday for about 2 weeks). Then we took a break and just had buttered corn.
We did a lot of baking this summer so of course we had to feature our Apple Blossoms and lets not forget about the Black Forest Cupcakes. The guests at the pot luck fell upon them like a herd of locusts! Luckily we made a few extra so we actually got to enjoy them.
Then there were the parties! You can’t have great party without fabulous food. Cool and Creamy watermelon feta bites went fast and our Wine and Cheese Appetizers had more views than any other recipe to date when it was posed. You guys love your wine and cheese don’t you?
This weekend will be the last Get-to-gether of the season with our cottage friends. We’ll be making those awesome Maple Bacon Donuts as well as the Apple Blossoms in miniature. And since we all need to eat our veggies, there’s Carrot Cake for the health nuts! I’m sure they will all be delicious served with a Rose’ wine, Vin Santo and Apple cider.
Next week we’re heading home and we’re looking forward to that. Its been an awesome Summer but its time to go home. We’ll be out shopping in our favorite places once we’re back in town. We’ll take you on some shopping and cooking school adventures too. Don’t forget to check out our new page called “Lets Shop” here on the blog.
We wish you the best that the Fall can bring. Thanks so much for your readership over the Summer!