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Jul102018

Mill City Cooks: Ricotta Gnocchi

Chef Jenny Breen cooked up a batch of Ricotta Gnocchi for the July 7 Mill City Cooks demo.

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

Cauliflower and summer squash were grilled and set aside for later mixing with the gnocchi and sauted vegetables.

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

The gnocchi dough is made with ricotta cheese (Cosmic Wheel Creamery), eggs (Sunshine Harvest Farm), flour (Sunrise Flour Mill), plus nutmeg, salt, pepper and butter.

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

Jenny gently mixed the ingredients together, rolled it into long cylinders and cut it into even pieces.

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

Gnocchi only takes a few minutes to boil, and is ready when it floats to the top.

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

The first young garlic of the season only requires a rough chop.

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

Jenny added the non-grilled vegetables to a pre-heated skillet with melted butter.

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

Once the vegetables were done, Jenny added the gnocchi to the pan, along with half and half and grated Friesago cheese (Shepherd's Way Farms).

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

Recipes demo'd at Mill City Cooks can be found online.

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

July 7, 2018 Mill City Farmers Market

Thank you to Lakewinds Food Co-op for sponsoring the 2018 Mill City Cooks series, and providing fun activities for the little ones!

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