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Monday
Oct262015

Mill City Cooks - Maple Squash Soup and Parsnip Walnut Spread

Local food writer and cooking instructor, Beth Dooley, joined Heather Hartman for the October 24 Mill City Cooks demo.  Beth prepared two delicious autumn recipes: Maple Squash Soup and Parsnip Walnut Spread.

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

Soup ingredients include onion, butternut squash, apple cider, vegetable stock, coconut milk, maple syrup and salt and pepper.

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

First, the onions are sauted until soft, and then the squash, cider and stock are added.

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

Finally, the coconut milk and maple syrup are added. (For this demo, Beth said she omitted the maple syrup because the fresh butternut she was using was sweet enough.)

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

Ingredients in the Parsnip Walnut Spread include parsnips, brown sugar, lemon juice, walnuts, parsley and salt and pepper. Beth highly recommends using Meyer lemons.

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

Beth served the spread on cubes of bread from Heritage Breads.  If you're serious about bread, sign up for their CSA program!

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

Pea shoots for garnish.

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

Recipes from the Mill City Cooks demos are available online.

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

While samples were served, Beth answered audience questions and signed cookbooks.

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

October 24, 2015 Mill City Farmers Market

Thank you to the Wedge Community Co-op for sponsoring the 2015 Mill City Cooks demos.

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