Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Most of November, 2011


November swept through Cornbread Supper with an amazing set of warm Mondays. Or perhaps not so amazing, given how fast our planet is warming. Part of the reason for Cornbread Supper's being is to connect and encourage, to build on our natural sense of community and our interest in belonging to each other, to our place. So even in the face of global warming, which feels a lot more pleasant in November than in August, we gather on Monday nights for conviviality, conversation, food, drink, and friendship. November's meals merged together in the pile waiting for entry, so we'll merge November 17, 21, and 28 here as well.

  • Quinoa Chickpea + Sweet Corn Salad 
  • Local Roasted Vegetables with Rosemary & Oil from Oliva Bella 
  • Farmers Market Kale and Bacon 
  • Sweet Potatoes w/Sorghum 
  • Brussels & Parm 
  • Granny Smith Apple Pie 
  • Banana Cake 
  • Four cornbreads: No Bacon/No Heat, Bacon/No Heat, No Bacon/Fourth Street Heat, Bacon/Fourth Street Heat 
  • Vanilla-Fourth Street Meyer lemon Sour Cream Ice Cream 
  • Sorghum Caramel Syrup, a la Ouita Michel 
  • Gingerbread 
  • Pumpkin Sorghum Spice Ice Cream w/Crystallized Ginger Add-ins 
  • Chicken Noodle Soup 
  • Spoonbread: Weisenberger Unbolted White Cornmeal, Elmwood Stock Farm Eggs, 3 milks/half&half, local, Dean's, Chaney; Organic Valley Butter 
  • Potato Salad Slaw w/Ouita's Sorghum/Bourbon Dressing 
  • Chickpea & Arugula Salad 
  • Baked Reed Valley Granny Smith Apples w/Almonds, Cranberries, Butter, Crystallized Ginger, Sorghum 
  • Gumbo Z'herbes 
  • Chard/Kale/Collards
  • Quinoa Caviar (Eggplant, Cilantro, Parsley)
  • Chili
  • Chicken Soup
  • Salad, Apples, Feta, Pepitas
  • Janice Kay's Corn Muffins (with a few modifications)
  • Salad with Everything

Sunday, November 13, 2011

November 7, 2011

What a big, beautiful, warm, delicious Supper this was! Perhaps everyone brought fine, strengthening food in anticipation of Election Day on Tuesday.

  • Pumpkin Soup & Corn + Chickpeas Beef, etc. 
  • Boone Creek Creamery | Yellow = Kentucky Derby; White = Blueberry Stilton 
  • Sweet Potato Peanut Strudel 
  • Kale & Feta Salad 
  • Local Roasted Beets, Turnips, Sweet Potato, Onion, Garlic Herbs, Oil from Oliva Bella, Salt & Pepper 
  • Sadistic Slaw 
  • Boiled Peanuts (from the London Ferrell Community Garden) 
  • Roasted Things (Turnips, Onions, Potatoes, Olive Oil, Salt, Pepper) 
  • Husk Restaurant Recipe Cornbread 
  • Husk Restaurant Recipe Cornbread with added HEAT 
  • Plain Vegetarian Cornbread 
  • Pumpkin Pie 
  • Whipped Cream 
  • Meyer Lemon-Vanilla Cheesecake Ice Cream

October 31, 2011

For this Halloween edition, we had a small group of hungry people, including a miniature, convincing Princess Leah, Harry Potter, and a magician. At the door, during supper, a few more spooks showed up, seeking sweetness, which was happily supplied.

We ate:
  • Whole Wheat Rolls, Weisenberger Mills
  • Mixed Greens w/Onion & Bacon
  • Cranberry Pie: Cranberries, Walnuts, BUTTER, Flour, Sugar, Eggs
  • Local Beets, Turnips, Sweet Potato, Onion, Rosemary, Sage, Mushroom, Black Radish | Olive oil from Oliva Bella | Salt and Pepper
  • Traditional Black Skillet Cornbread