Once everybody sat down for lunch, bowls of cold Cucumber Bisque were served with Just-Off-The-Cob Corn Fritters. I drizzled the hot fritters with Black Locust Honey, golden colored honey dripped down the puffy, golden fritters. This delicious tasting honey comes from nearby bee farm, McDaniel Apiaries in Manchester, Maryland. Tarragon Basil Chicken Salad was nested on shredded romaine lettuce leaves and accompanied with slices of red and yellow tomatoes where Mozzarella and red (aka purple) onion slices were tucked in between. The colorful disks got a wave of Dijon Vinaigrette.
Cold, creamy, silken smooth Peach Soup spiked with Amaretto (not enough to make anyone feel the slightest bit woozy) and a spearmint garnish was dessert.
It was late in the afternoon when I said goodbye, the day was filled with ample amounts of food, fun and gratitude on one of the last weekends of summer. I’ve met so many wonderful people on my culinary journey, being with Jan and meeting and getting to know her co-workers is another memory of why I love what I do. To top off the event Jan gifted us all pearl necklaces, a typical gesture of Jan’s generosity.