Each season brings its own fruits, veggies and other ingredients that are signature to that time of year. While every season has its great flavors, there’s just something special about the abundance and color of summer produce. From the dark blueberries to the vibrant orange bell peppers to the juicy watermelon slices, the flavors of summer are truly something to savor.
This week, we’re celebrating all things summer with some great seasonal recipes for this midpoint of the season. Many of the ingredients in the recipes can be found with just a trip to your local farmers market. You can also join in on one of our virtual or in-person cooking classes to discover even more ways to use these summer flavor favorites.
Let’s get together and cook!
Check out these easy recipes using local produce without even having to turn the oven on.
Let’s Get Together and Cook!
Celebrate the joy of cooking right from your home with a Fustini's Virtual Cooking Class. These interactive classes are led by experienced chefs in our community and invite you to discover new dishes and techniques right from your home. The class fee is per household location, so cook along with someone you are comfortable being around or plan to meet your friends virtually via class.
We can also help you cook with your friends virtually at a private virtual cooking class. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
July 29 – LIFE IS A BOWL OF CHERRIES with Chef Christie, 5:30pm
July 30 – STEAK GRILL OUT with Chef Laura, 6pm
Aug 5 – JUST PEACHY with Chef Christie, 5:30pm
Aug 12 – JAMACIA ME CRAZY with Chef Christie, 5:30pm
Aug 13 – SIMPLE AND FRESH with Chef Laura, 6pm
Aug 19 – JUST PEACHY with Chef Christie, 5:30pm
Aug 20 – BOLD CAJUN FAVORS with Chef Laura, 6pm
Aug 26 – JAMACIA ME CRAZY with Chef Christie, 5:30pm
Aug 27 – STEAK GRILL OUT with Chef Laura, 6pm
IN-PERSON – HOLLAND STORE ONLY. Call 616-392-1111 or email email@example.com to register:
July 24 – ITALIAN CUISINE Demonstration Class with Chef John, 6pm
Aug 13 – SWEET AND SPICY Demonstration Class with Chef John, 6pm
Aug 14 – SUSHIRITO Interactive Class with Chef John, 12pm
Aug 20 – HOMEMADE PIZZA AND PASTA Interactive Class with Chef John, 6pm
Aug 21 – KNOW YOU GNOCCHI Interactive Class with Chef John, 12pm
In-person classes are scheduled for the Holland location. The in-person class schedule for each location is based on chef availability.
Virtual Olive Oil Tasting--for Corporate Team Building
Why join a virtual tasting? Check out what someone from a recent corporate private event tasting with 50 people thought of their experience:
At a Virtual Olive Oil Tasting event, your team will learn how to taste olive oil like a pro. Each team member will receive a set of olive oils to use for the tastings. Choose a date that works for your schedule to join a Fustini's team member, via Zoom, to taste and discover the amazing flavor and characteristics these oils have to offer. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your group.
Curious about what you can expect in these experiences? To check out an article that shares all about how you can take your tasting virtual, click HERE.
Recipe Spotlight: Blueberry Mascarpone Pizza
This month’s featured recipe is the ideal “go-to” for summer entertaining. This easy meal is made with Fustini’s Blood Orange olive oil, Michigan’s Harwood Gold Blueberry Lemongrass Preserves and Michigan’s Great Lakes Bee Honey. You’ll want these ingredients on hand for impromptu get-togethers! Download the full recipe HERE.
From the Blog
Summertime is full of delicious colors, especially at your local farmers markets. Check out these reasons why you should shop your local markets:
• Five Reasons to Visit a Farmers Markets
• 7 Reasons Why You Should Shop at Your Local Farmers Market
Look for us at the Harbor Springs and Holland Farmers Markets every Saturday!
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