Farmers’ Market Corner for 11/08/14

The Black Cat Farm booth at the Boulder Farmers’ Market will include the following produce on November 8,2014:

  • Baby lettuce mix
  • Baby tatsoi
  • Beets, baby and multiple varieties
  • Cardoons
  • Carrots
  • Celeriac
  • Cilantro
  • Edible chrysanthemum greens
  • Eggplant
  • Hinona Kabu, a Japanese turnip
  • Jalapeno peppers
  • Kale
  • Lettuce
  • Minutina (also called buckshorn and erba stella)
  • Parsley
  • Perpetual spinach
  • Radishes, Hailstone, Japanese winter
  • Sorrel
  • Spicy Asian greens mix
  • Spinach
  • Storing onions, several varieties
  • Turnips

Non-produce items available will consist of chicken eggs.

Cookbook launch celebration  dinner

Many thanks to everyone who attended the cookbook launch dinner. Eric introduced every dish and dispensed cooking tips along with descriptions of the food and tales of writing the cookbook.

Among the tips were the use of fermented black beans, incorporated most often in Chinese cuisine, as a flavor enhancer (unless you taste one directly) that enhances the savory umami aspect of a dish and adding bay scallops as the last ingredient in a saute and turning off the heat for a few seconds before serving.

An optional wine pairing featured such gems as Chateau Kirwan from the Margaux district of Bordeaux, France that accompanied the duo of Colorado beef and the Madeira paired with the Pistachio Financier.

For those who were unable to attend this dinner, look for another cookbook celebration dinner next month. When there is a date available, we will let you know.

Remaining scheduled cookbook signings

There will be plenty of opportunities to purchase signed copies of Eric’s cookbook this and next month, just in time for the holiday season.

11/13/14     Book signing     6pm                      Denver Public Library

11/15/14     Book signing     2-4pm                 The Cupboard-Fort Collins

11/20/14     Book signing     7-8pm                Tattered Cover-Colfax

11/28/14     Book signing     2-4pm                McGuckin’s – Boulder

11/29/14     Book signing     2:30                     Peppercorn – Boulder

12/06/15     Winter Farmers Market/Signing     9am-3pm     Boulder County Fairgrounds

12/06/14     Book signing     3:30                    Harlequin Gardens – Boulder

12/07/14     Winter Farmers Market/Signing     9am-3pm     Boulder County Fairgrounds

12/10/14     Book Club Discussion     6pm     5280/Cherry Creek Library

12/13/14     Book signing     1:30     Cheese Importers – Longmont

12/20/14     Book signing     2:30     Peppercorn – Boulder

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