Oyster News!

by Jacqueline Church on January 29, 2015 · 0 comments

Come slurp with me:

Saturday January 31

Boston Wine School is hosting “Oysters Deluxe” a master class including fun oyster facts, a shucking demo, and Capt. Marden’s lobster dinner to follow. We’ll learn about merroir and pair oysters with various wines. Ticket price also includes membership in the Oyster Century Club, your own tasting sheet and shucking knife. Learn why BostInno said the OCC is one of five social clubs Bostonians must join!

You’re over your resolutions, you want a break from shoveling. Come let the bubbles and bivalves carry you away…

Saturday February 14

A special Valentine for my beloved bivalve….can’t announce yet but mark your calendars and skip amateur night in the restaurants. Why sit home feeling like you should be out having fun when you can come join us, slurp, savor all for a good cause. EEk, I really can’t say more but do mark your calendars!

 

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Thrilled to share my food allergy/travel piece in this morning’s Boston Globe. This has been in the works a while and my editor did a great job preserving the heart of the piece while trimming it enough to accommodate the section’s need for space.

I wanted to share some of the info omitted due to space constraints.

In addition to those Energy Bites, TSA travel-friendly foods include:

rye crackers

Ivy Manning (another IACP friend) has an excellent book on the simple joy of homemade crackers. If you are allergic and traveling crackers are another great thing to make and bring, particularly if you crave crunchy things as I do.

And don’t forget apple-quinoa cake. I love Yvette Van Boven’s recipe.

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