Archive | October, 2013

Avgolemono, Cucumber Mint Salad, and Baked Apples

The weather in Seattle this week has been beautiful if a little spooky. A long-lasting temperature inversion has trapped us in layers of cotton wool that scatters the sunlight, making maple trees look as if they’re lit from within. In other words, great soup weather. For this week’s lesson, I wanted to practice timing recipes […]

Continue Reading

Veggie Quesadillas, Warm Berry Sauce with Yogurt and Almonds

One of the delights of learning to cook is discovering that when things go wrong, it’s usually not that big of a deal. Our second week got off to a bumpy start, with one volunteer out sick and another running late, plus a kitchen that seemed to be fighting us at times. The first lesson […]

Continue Reading

Deviled Egg Salad

What a great beginning! The students arrived ready to listen and learn, and their first task was to put on a nametag and wash their hands. Phyllis had beautified the tables with red runners, and put out bowls of carrot and celery sticks for snacking, while I readied some hot chocolate on the stove (with […]

Continue Reading

Welcome

Welcome to the Farm to Table Class at McClure Middle School. My name is Julie Whitehorn. I’m a mom of one tween and one teen, and I am very excited about teaching kids about where our food comes from and how to cook it. The objective is to create a blueprint for a farm-to-table approach customized to […]

Continue Reading