Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Veggie U Benefit Part 2: The Food

As promised, this is everything we ate, in the order we ate it. I didn't get pictures of the wine, iced tea, chocolates, bread and goat cheese that we tried. I apologize for any bad pictures, I only took one picture of each thing because it was difficult to get any. There were tons of people, it was very congested in the food tent. There was hardly room to walk around, let alone stop and take a picture of our food.

The Rare Tea Cellar had Mint Tea and a Berry Mint Tea that were both very refreshing.

I'm pretty sure we tried wines from each of the vintners represented.

The artisan bread was from Tribeca Oven. We sampled the French Baguette and the Multigrain Loaf. I love good bread!

The goat cheese we sampled was from Mackenzie's Creamery. We've actually purchased a lot of the different flavors of this goat cheese at the Farmer's Markets and at various grocery stores.

We also tried these amazing artisan chocolates from Pomona Chocolates: Lavendar and Vanilla Bean Bon Bon, Gingerbread Caramel, Milk Chocolate Mendiant, and a chocolate with balsamic vinegar and basil in it. Not your average chocolates, but they tasted amazing.

Chef Phillip Foss: Lockwood at Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL
Deconstructed Buffalo Wing
Chef Shawn Brozie: Wyndham Cleveland at Playhouse Square, Cleveland, OH
Seared Tuna with Watermelon Gazpacho
The watermelon gazpacho was really interesting because it tasted like an pureed watermelon at first, but it had a surprising spicy kick once you swallowed.

Chef Anna Kim: San Souci Restaurant at the Renaissance Hotel, Cleveland, OH
Sweet Corn Gazpacho and Gazborsht Ying Yang, served with Cucamelon and Sun Gold Tomato Brochette, Micro Basil Garnish, Crispy Chickpea Cake, Sweet Tomato and Popcorn Shoot Salad with Truffle Oil
The Sweet Corn Gazpacho was absolutely delicious! Too bad no picture because this was one of my favs of the day. This was my first experience with a Cucamelon, and it was a cute, yet odd little veggie. It looked like a grape-sized watermelon, and had this sort of sour crunch to it.
Chef Bob Buehner: Stages at the Cleveland Play House, Cleveland, Ohio
Pulled Pork with Chilled Ohio Corn Soup and Truffle
I was really digging the corn soups that were offered because this was another favorite, and the pulled pork was excellent.
Chef Jonathon Sawyer: The Greenhouse Tavern, Cleveland, Ohio
Chevre Salad with Ohio Goat Confit, Herb Salad and Sheep’s Milk Cheese
I wish I had gotten a better picture (or at the very least a pic before I started eating). This one of my favorites of the night, so I’m very excited that it’s on the menu at The Greenhouse Tavern. We haven’t tried this restaurant yet, but it’s the first one on the list for the next time we eat downtown. I’m really excited to go there, so I’m thinking this is the place for our anniversary in October.
Chef Jeff Fisher: Touch Supper Club, Cleveland, Ohio
Rack of Lamb with Heirloom Tomato Feta Compote, Purple Cauliflower Puree, St Germaine Cored Salmon, Cornucopia, Savory Curd, Creme Fraiche and Maui Onio
I was starting to get worried that maybe I didn’t like lamb because the past couple times I had tried it, I wasn’t really a fan, but this was really good. This is what lamb should taste like!
Chef Jeff Fisher: Touch Supper Club, Cleveland, Ohio
St Germaine Cored Salmon, Cornucopia, Savory Curd, Creme Fraiche and Maui Onio 

Chef Ann Blackwood: Kalahari Resorts in Sandusky, Ohio
I didn't get individual pictures, but here is a bad attempt to show all of their offerings (they had five different desserts). We tried Pea Tendril Mousse Pavlova with White Marshmallow Flowers and Dragon Blood Cover, and the Rosemary Pound Cake Peach Compote with Purple Johnny Jump-Ups and Fresh Rosemary Sprigs. I'd never had Pavlova before, but I've seen recipes that I just might look up again because it's a very different and interesting dessert. 

Chef Jonathan Bennett: Moxie, Beachwood, Ohio
Diver Scallops, Favas, Bronze Fennel, Micro Lemon Balm and House Made Fromage Blanc 

Chef Michael Martir: Harvest Restaurant, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Lemon Cucumber White Bean Salad over Crostini with Chilled Tomato Gazpacho
I was really surprised at how good this was! So simple, yet so delicious. Of all the fancy, gourmet food we ate all day, I never would have guessed this simpleton would be one of our favorites! 

Chef Andy Dombrowski: L’Albatros Brasserie, Cleveland, Ohio
L’Albatros Summer Vegetable Cassoulet
Ah yes, cassoulet, classic French comfort food. This was excellent and I really look forward to a trip to L’Albatros as I’ve heard very good things about it. 

Chef Erica Wides: Institute of Culinary Education, New York City, New York
Pastrami-Cured Duck with Rye Bread Pudding, Purple Kohlrabi and Easter Egg Radish Slaw, Pickled Heirloom Carrots and Micro Caraway
The duck was great, the rye bread pudding was . . . interesting (my first savory bread pudding), but the pickled carrots were so surprising. I really enjoyed them. 

Jeni Britton Bauer: Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, Columbus, Ohio
Top Flavors: Salty Caramel and Chocolate
Bottom Flavors: Sweet Corn & Black Raspberry Ice Cream and Raspberry Ice Cream with Raspberry Bits
is awesome! I first tried them when we visited Columbus in March. I've been obsessed ever since. Every time I go to Columbus it's a requirement to stop there, and a few months ago Miles Market in Solon started selling pints of their creative funky flavors. 
Sadly, it's been too long and I can't remember what this is, and I dont' see anything in my program that sounds like what this looks like. I think the "sauce" is something with rhubarb.
Chef Marlin Kaplan: LUXE Kitchen and Lounge, Cleveland, Ohio
Seared Duck Breast with Sweet Corn Pudding, Peach Habanero Sauce and Lavender Blueberry Lemonade
Chef Erika Dupree Davis: Ponte Vedra Inn & Club and Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Sour Cream Lemon Pound Cake with Blueberry Compote and Thyme Sorbet
I think this was my favorite (non-Jeni's) dessert. The pound cake was moist and flavorful and the Thyme Sorbet was refreshing and surprising. 

Chef Craig Deihl: Cypress, Charleston, South Carolina
Heirloom Tomato Salad 

Chef Dean Holliday: Bon Appetit at Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio
Tuna Carpaccio with Bee and Watermelon Radish Slaw
Chef Leo Bushey III: The Hartford Club, Hartford, Connecticut
Seared Maple Leaf Duck Breast, Cream Leeks and Beetiful Blend

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Benefit for Veggie U


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It’s been a while since my last post! Even though I’m using this space to help me document things, I do feel kind of bad/guilty, when I’m not posting very often. Eventually I’d like to get on some kind of schedule, but I don’t have the time these days. It's been ridiculously crazy at work (lots of deadlines and overtime). Once dinner and dishes are done I'm too tired to do anything. Plus Kevin hogs the laptop most of the time with all his programming, maybe it’s time to think about getting a second computer? hehe. I've got a backlog of recipes to share, so hopefully I'll catch up soon. No recipe today, but I wanted to share our experience at Veggie U's Food and Wine Celebration. My intention was to get this up right after we went (July 18), but I didn't. Better late than never, I guess.
This summer I've been seeing a lot of food-related benefits being publicized on the interwebs. I keep thinking to myself, I wish I could afford to support all of these causes and attend the foodie benefits I keep hearing about. The very next day (the next day!!) after I started thinking this, I won a pair of tickets to the Veggie U benefit. Heidi Robb was giving away her pair of tickets because she was unable to attend, and 78 people commented on her post to try to win. When she told me I won, I could not believe it! I knew this would be one of the highlights of the summer, and it was. Thank you Heidi!!

Kevin and I had a great time sampling all of the fabulous food and wine! My next post will be pictures of all the spectacular food we ate.

Brief Summary:
- The Culinary Vegetable Institute is in Milan, Ohio (near Sandusky), so we had about a 1.5 hour drive. We almost ran out of gas on the Turnpike in the middle of nowhere. The closest gas station wasn't until our exit. It turned out to be the only gas station in the area at all, and we barely made it.

- I met Chef's Widow and her Chef (Jonathan Sawyer) They recently opened The Greenhouse Tavern. It's the first certified green restaurant in Ohio, and Bon App├ętit magazine just named it as one of their Top Ten Best New Restaurants in the US. I've been following Chef's Widow for awhile now, and it was great to finally meet her. Every time an opportunity arose to meet her (her Kurt Vonnegut Book Club, and various gatherings), I was unable to go. She's awesome and I look forward to seeing her again.

- I met Michael Ruhlman. Okay, this is funny. I saw him 3 times before I had the balls to talk to him. I was too nervous. First, I saw him in line near us, but I couldn't handle it, so we moved. Second time, we were walking toward the building and he was walking away from the building (towards us), I started to veer toward him this time, but chickened out. The third time I saw him he was talking to a group of people or rather they were talking to him. I probably would have chickened out again, but I had a plan. I figured he probably knew Heidi Robb so I was going to name-drop. Afterall, she did test recipes for his and Michael Symon’s book Symon Says…Live To Cook (coming out this fall). I waited nearby, and spoke with him for a few minutes. I told him how I was a fan, and how great the benefit was and that I was lucky enough to win Heidi’s tickets. I also mentioned that I was reading Making of a Chef (it's true, I was). I actually want to read all of the books in Michael's "Chef" series. I’m attempting to read a lot of non-fiction about being in the food business as way to convince myself that I don’t really want to do that someday.

- We toured through parts of the main building and took some pictures from the top floor which was a small room with a bunch of reclining chairs with massaging pads.

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-Sadly, we forgot to take a tour of the Chef's Garden. The last tour was at the same time as the Star Chef Cooking Cook Off, and we got distracted by the Iron Chef style competition (squash blossom was the secret ingredient).

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- The food and wine was amazing! More on that later.

- At the end of the night, we helped ourselves to some flowers from the huge flower garden out by the entrance at the road. They survived the trip home, and even lasted for about a week!


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Thursday, July 16, 2009

I Scream for Ice Cream!

Kevin had to choose a cake for his birthday and I told him I would make ice cream to go with it. I've been making ice cream since I was a kid. My family used to make it in the winter because we had the type of ice cream machine that you needed snow/ice and salt to be packed down around the spinning bowl. I only remember making vanilla.

When we registered for our wedding, I made sure to add an ice cream maker to the list. I knew it would be a “gadget” we’d actually get some use out of. Our most recent flavors,
Oreo Mint and Malted Milk Ice Cream were big hits. If you follow me on Twitter (sarahberridge), you know I had a heck of a time trying to find malted milk powder, but I was determined to make that ice cream. It has malt powder and whoppers, how could I let that one go? Anyway, since receiving our ice cream maker, we've only made "flavored" ice cream, never vanilla. Well, now we have.
Kevin chose Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cake, so we decided to keep the ice cream simple. I used a recipe adapted from Dave Lebovitz's The Perfect Scoop. I subbed 2 teaspoons of pure vanilla extract for the vanilla beans. This was the first time that we cooked the eggs, so I was a little worried about scrambled eggs during the warming process, not to mention a weird egg flavored ice cream (which I remember from a time we made custard when I was little). Luckily, everything turned out great! This ice cream is really rich and flavorful. It turned out to be the star of the cake and ice cream combo even though it was supposed to be the laid back side kick. Since I had to share it, there was only about half a batch left after the BBQ. This ice cream ran out faster than usual because we used it to moisten the leftover birthday cake. I made another batch this week, and added the remainder of an open bag of Heath pieces from our pantry. I added the candy in the last 5 minutes of churning in the ice cream maker. I like to add mix-ins at the last minute so everything gets evenly distributed and doesn't fall to the bottom of the bowl during the churning process.

For a go-to vanilla ice cream recipe or base to add ingredients to (like Heath pieces), this is a winner. I’ll probably test some other recipes, but I won’t go too crazy because this is from Dave Lebovitz and Dave and good ice cream go hand in hand.

Well, this post wraps up the BBQ series. I hope you'll come back for the many recipes to come!

Vanilla Ice Cream Adapted from The Perfect Scoop by way of Dave Lebovitz’s blog
Makes about 1 quart

For a richer custard, you can add up to 3 more egg yolks. For a less-rich custard, substitute half-and-half for the heavy cream, realizing that the final texture won't be as rich or as smooth as if using cream.

1 cup whole milk [I used half and half]
A pinch of salt
3/4 cup sugar
1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise [I used 2 teaspoons of pure vanilla extract]
2 cups heavy cream
5 large egg yolks [I used 6 because that’s what I had]
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
3/4 to 1 cup "mix-in" ingredients (Heath pieces, mini chocolate chips, etc)

1. Heat the milk, salt, and sugar in a saucepan. Scrape the seeds from the vanilla bean into the milk with a paring knife, then add the bean pod to the milk. Cover, remove from heat, and infuse for one hour.
2. To make the ice cream, set up an ice bath by placing a 2-quart bowl in a larger bowl partially filled with ice and water. Set a strainer over the top of the smaller bowl and pour the cream into the bowl.
3. In a separate bowl, stir together the egg yolks. Rewarm the milk then gradually pour some of the milk into the yolks, whisking constantly as you pour. Scrape the warmed yolks and milk back into the saucepan.
4. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly and scraping the bottom with a heat-resistant spatula, until the custard thickens enough to coat the spatula.
5. Strain the custard into the heavy cream. Stir over the ice until cool, add the vanilla extract, then refrigerate to chill thoroughly. Preferably overnight.
6. Remove the vanilla bean and freeze the custard in your ice cream maker according to the manufacturer's instructions.

Note: Used vanilla beans can be rinsed and dried, then stored in a bin of sugar. That sugar can be used for baking and, of course, for future ice cream making.

Egg Cream Mix
Just added the custard to the heavy cream.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

The Birthday Cake. I don’t make cake unless there’s a special occasion. I was itching to start thinking about Kevin’s cake about a month before his birthday. He was allowed to choose any cake he wanted under one condition: I haven’t made it before. He’s not a big cake eater, and my one little rule became some what of a problem because the two cakes he wanted, carrot cake and angel food cake, I had already made for him. I started suggesting a ton of different options, and kept mentioning a Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake that I had recently seen in on Emily’s blog and that’s what Kevin ended up choosing.

Emily’s original recipe was for a Chocolate Peanut Butter Marble Cake, but I opted to do separate layers so each slice had the same amount of chocolate and peanut butter. The flavors were good, they were mild the first day we cut into it, but came out a little more the next day. The chocolate smell was not very intense while it was cooling, but the peanut butter cake smelled like warm peanut butter cookies. Yum! My only complaints are that the cake was dry and that the flavors could have been a bit more intense. The cake was dry enough that it definitely needed ice cream to help moisten it. The frosting was sort of like a rich chocolate pudding. This was my first experience making “cooked” frosting, and I’d say it was a success. After the cake was frosted, I enjoyed the occasional spoonful of leftover frosting. I made the cake and the pudding part of the frosting on Thursday night. I assembled and finished the frosting on the day of the BBQ (Saturday). I stored it in the fridge, but after you cut your slices, let them sit for a few minutes to take the chill off.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake (From Sugar Plum)
Serves 16
2 1/4 cups cake flour (or use all-purpose flour, simply subtract two level tablespoons of AP flour for each cup of cake flour called for)
2 1/4 teaspoons baking power
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
3 large eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
2/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted

To make the cake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour two (9-inch) round cake pans.

In medium mixing bowl, sift together cake flour, baking powder and salt.
In a large mixing bowl, using a mixer on medium speed, beat together butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until creamy, about 1-2 minutes. Beat in eggs and vanilla until combined, about 1 minute. Reduce mixer speed to low and beat in flour mixture, alternating with milk, until combined, about 2 minutes; remove half of the batter and place in medium mixing bowl. Beat peanut butter into one of the bowls filled with batter until combined. Beat melted chocolate into the other bowl filled with batter until combined.

Divide peanut butter batter into each cake pan, placing only on one side. Divide chocolate batter into each cake pan, on the opposite side; swirl batters together using a butter knife. Bake for 35 minutes or until well risen and a toothpick inserted into cake comes out with moist crumbs attached. Cool for 12 minutes, on a wire rack, before running a knife around outside edges and inverting onto wire racks to cool completely.
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted

To make the frosting: In a small saucepan, whisk together sugar, flour, cocoa, salt and milk; bring to a boil, whisking frequently. Boil 1 minute or until thickened; remove pan from heat and strain mixture into a small bowl. Cool completely in the refrigerator or freezer.

Beat the butter until creamy, about 1 minute, in a large mixing bowl, using a mixer on medium speed. Beat in "chocolate pudding" mixture until well combined, about 1 minute. Beat in melted chocolate until well combined and fluffy, about 2 minutes.

Spread frosting onto cake layers.

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Israeli Couscous with Grilled Veggies

I just sort of threw this together one night, and it became an instant hit so I wanted to make it again for the BBQ. I had never prepared Israeli couscous before so I just treated it like pasta because it is actually is a pasta product rather than a grain. This dish is very versatile, it can be served warm or cold, and you can substitute a wide variety of veggies, cheeses and seasonings. The zucchini, summer squash and red peppers are great, but mushrooms or eggplant would also be a nice addition. How about some Italian dressing for marinating the veggies or even just for dressing the couscous? If you try something different, let me know how it goes, I'm always up for a new variation.

Israeli Couscous with Grilled Veggies
Original Recipe

2 Zucchini, sliced (I like to slice it long-ways into planks b/c it makes it easier to flip on the grill without them falling through the grates)
1 Summer Squash, sliced (same as zucchini)
2 Red Peppers, seeded and cut so that you can lay it out flat
Olive oil
Salt & Pepper
1 cup Israeli couscous
Goat Cheese (I used Garlic Herb goat cheese)
Parmesan Cheese

Preheat the grill. Toss zucchini and red pepper with olive oil, salt and pepper, and put them on the grill. Cook the Israeli couscous in boiling salted water for about 6 minutes or until done, then drain off water. Add goat cheese and parmesan to taste, and stir so they melt into all the warm couscous. If it's too dry, add a little olive oil.

Once the veggies are done, take them off the grill and cut them into bite size pieces. Add the veggies to the couscous and mix. Give it a taste, does it need more salt, pepper or cheese, if so, add some until you get the right flavor. The leftovers are good warm or cold.

If you have too many veggies for the amount of couscous, you can always save them for later to use on pizza, in pasta or on top of some crusty bread.

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Southern Style Dry Rubbed Ribs

This was my first time making ribs. I've had plenty of "homemade" ribs, but I was never involved with the purchasing, prepping or cooking. I’ve only been there for the most important step, the eating. When I went to the store to buy ribs, I didn't realize the 10 lb pack had two slabs of ribs in it, so I bought two packs. Oh boy. Once the package was open, I was completely surprised that the slabs were double stacked. We ended up BBQ’ing one full pack for the 6 of us with leftovers. We left the other pack raw and broke it down into smaller bags for the freezer.

We did not use any BBQ sauce on these ribs, just the dry rub, and it tasted great. I didn’t want them to be too spicy so I only used 1 tablespoon of cayenne pepper, next time I might bump it up to 1.5 tbsp because they weren’t spicy at all, just flavorful.

A word of advice before you start to mix up the dry rub: make sure you have enough spices. I didn’t even think to check, but luckily I had just enough chili powder, paprika and garlic powder to make a full recipe. We had about 1/2 cup of unused dry rub that we put in the freezer for future grilling.

Southern Style Dry Rub (Adapted from Smitten Kitchen)
FYI her recipe includes a detailed guide to buying, prepping and cooking ribs, check out the comment section of that post for additional info.

Makes about 2 cups of dry rub

1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup paprika (sweet or hot)
1/4 cup chili powder
1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
3 tablespoons ground cumin
3 tablespoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 cup salt
1/4 cup cracked black peppercorns

Prepping the Pork Spare Ribs:
Open Package
Rinse off meat juices
Blot off excess water
Cut slab in half for easier handling
Place ribs on baking sheet
Massage the rub on every surface and inside every crevice
Cover with foil or plastic wrap and let it marinate overnight.

Cooking the Ribs:
Disclaimer: We have an infrared grill so cooking time will be different for more traditional grills. Cooking tips for other types of grills can be found at Smitten Kitchen’s post here.

Soak wood chips in water for at least 30 minutes before adding to the preheated grill. We have an infrared grill so we just threw the chips into the bottom of the "U". Our grill’s manual said that the ribs would cook quicker than when using traditional gas or charcoal grills.

We kept a close eye when flipping and moving the ribs around the grill until the meat started to twist around the bone. We didn’t really keep track of how long it took, but I think the whole process (cooking and resting) took about 2-2.5 hours. We let them rest under some foil for awhile (probably 20-30 min) before serving which also gave us time to roast the veggies and cook the cous cous, but more on that later.

The ribs were still nice and hot when we finally ate them, they turned out really well. They a nice crust from the rub on the outside and moist and tender on the inside. The leftovers were delicious too!

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Broccoli Salad

I love this Broccoli Salad!! I actually make it multiple times a year, and that's saying a lot considering I don't repeat many recipes. Coleslaw is one of those foods that goes really well with BBQ, and this Broccoli Salad is the same idea. This is the recipe my mom uses, I'm not sure where it came from originally as it's been copied from index card to index card. When I made it this time around I thought sunflower seeds would be a nice addition, and I was right. Yum!

Seriously, if you've never tried anything like this, you really need to! It's one of my favorites.

Broccoli Salad

1 cup Miracle Whip or mayo
2 Tbsp vinegar (I use white wine vinegar, but white or cider would work also)
1/4 cup sugar
1 cup raisins
1 small onion, diced (I use 1/2 of a red onion)
8 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
3-4 heads of broccoli, florets cut into bite size pieces
Sunflower seeds, optional

Combine everything through the bacon. Pour onto the broccoli, mix, then chill. This salad is best when made a day ahead. Just before serving, add the sunflower seeds .


Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Sweet Corn Bread

A few Christmases back, I wanted to give food to a few of the men on my list. I looked for different options and decided to go with two “jar recipes”: Tortilla Soup and Corn Bread. Before I made up multiples to give away, I tested the recipes to make sure they tasted good. That was my first time making either of those foods, both came out well and I’ve made them a few times since then.

I don’t make corn bread very often, but this is the recipe I keep coming back to after trying a few others. For the BBQ, I would have preferred to make these into muffins because they seem to crumble a bit less, but I didn’t want to deal with all the muffin pans right before guests were arriving. This corn bread is sweet and buttery, slightly moist, but still crumbly the way corn bread is.

RECIPE NOTES: I haven’t used baking mix in over a year so I use this recipe scaled down to 2 servings to make my own little portion for one batch of corn bread. If you want to make the jar version, I would use a shelf stable baking mix like Bisquick. Obviously, skip the jar if you're just making corn bread.

Sweet Corn Bread in a Jar (Adapted from Recipe Goldmine)

2 cups biscuit baking mix
1 Tbsp baking powder
½ cup cornmeal
½ cup sugar

Use a 1 quart, wide-mouth canning jar. Pack each layer: combine the biscuit baking mix with the baking powder and pour into the jar, add the cornmeal, then the sugar. The layers look nice, but this mix will not fill the jar all the way, so mix everything together if you want. Seal and decorate the jar, and attach the following recipe tag.

Sweet Corn Bread:
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup milk
1/2 cup butter, melted

Preheat oven to 350. Pour the contents of the jar into a large bowl. Add the eggs, milk and butter, and mix well.

8” x 8” Pan:
Pour the batter into a greased 8" pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until lightly golden and toothpick comes out clean.

Muffin Tins:
Pour the batter into greased muffin tins. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until lightly golden and toothpick comes out clean. Yield: 24 muffins