The First Montclair Fall Food Classic – Some Thank-Yous

28 October 2012 § 4 Comments

Thanks to the efforts of our community, our inaugural Fall Food Classic—a fundraiser for The Salvation Army Feeding Programs—was an enormous success.

Kings Food Markets were incredibly generous providing all of the produce for our menu and the food itself was a collaborative effort from two of New Jersey’s finest restaurants: Osteria Giotto (Montclair) and The Orange Squirrel (Bloomfield). « Read the rest of this entry »

Crowd Pleasers – Tips on Cooking Large Quantities

30 March 2012 § 6 Comments

It started with a few hours volunteering in the kitchen of our local Salvation Army on Food Day last October. Since then a good friend and I are now regular fixtures there on Thursdays. We go, chat and cook and then chat some more, making enough food for about 50-70 people that is then served a few days later.

I’m only telling you this as over the past few months I have learned a few things about cooking for a (considerable) crowd: « Read the rest of this entry »

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