June Potluck

The cookbook club had a dessert potluck for June to wrap up our club until September. We ate tiramisu, lemon cookies, and lemon meringue pudding, chocolate cake, roasted rhubarb and more!

Cookbook Club June Desert buffet

Cookbook Club June Desert buffet

Here are a few ideas to top your desserts this June with these in season fruit – cherries and strawberries. Also in season now are: asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, cauliflower, cucumber, lettuce, peas and radishes.

Try these desert places in Barrie:

Cool off this summer:

To keep you busy this summer, here are just a few ‘foodie’ ideas:

  1. Barrielicious – Summer Edition
  2. EdenCrest Farms Openhouse & Farm Tour – Sunday, June 2, 2013 10am-2pm
  3. Kempenfest – find spice, preserves and more
  4. Savour Simcoe – Sunday, August 25th *Registration is open now!*
  5. Local Gastro Pub Monthly Beer Tasting Menus – 3 course meal by reservation
  6. Find out which fruits and vegetables are in season each month
  7. On the Farm at Sheldon Dairy – Saturday, June 15th 10am-4pm
  8. Strawberry Festival at Barrie Hill Farms – Saturday, June 22nd
  9. Blueberry Pancake Festival at Barrie Hill Farms – Saturday, July 27th – Sunday, July 28th
  10. Go on a Wine or Beer tour Georgian Hills Vineyards, Muskoka Lakes Winery/Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh, Flying Monkeys Brewery, Creemore Springs Brewery, Muskoka Brewery (call ahead to see if doing tours)

I hope you all enjoy the numerous patios in Downtown Barrie this summer. Don’t forget those near Lakeshore Drive – Pie and The Farmhouse – ‘Family-Sheek Farm Food’ at the old Shutter’s Location (from the owners of the now closed Oscars).  The Farmhouse has a $12 corkage fee. Do you know of any other restaurants in Barrie offering a corkage fee, share them with us here.

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