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18 Reasons: Repertoire: Easy Summer Entertaining
June 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
A hands-on cooking class culminating in a family-style dinner served with wine and beer. Copies of Jessica’s book will be available for purchase.
There are hours of sunshine and school’s out; it must be summer! We yearn to celebrate this vitality of this season with parties and gatherings, but often need a bit of help. There’s a lot of perceived pressure on hosting the right kind of party (what do I serve?) and on being the right kind of guest (what do I bring?). The point of gathering is to be with one another, period. Let Jessica’s tried-and-true recipes from Repertoire give you a helpful nudge toward frequent and easy summer socials featuring the best of the season’s produce and fish.
The Greenest Green Salad with Green Goddess Dressing
Sam’s Fattoush (a la Sam Mogannam, founder of 18 Reasons)
Herbed Slow-Roasted Salmon
Potatoes with Gribiche
Bi-Rite Creamery Ice Cream Strawberry Sundaes
Jessica Battilana is a freelance food writer and recipe developer. Her first solo cookbook, Repertoire: All The Recipes You Need, was published by Little, Brown in 2017. She writes a bimonthly column by the same name for The San Francisco Chronicle. She is the coauthor of several other cookbooks; her work has appeared in Martha Stewart Living, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Gastronomica, Saveur, Sunset, and multiple editions of The Best Food Writing. A Vermont native, she lives in San Francisco with her wife and children.