Friday, May 28, 2010

More from the Capital Cooking Cookbook Launch Party

Dee of JD Gourmet brought me some beautiful flowers.  Thanks Dee!
 Special thanks to Kim Auron and Caitlin Smith for all of your help.  May 26th was 
Caitlin's 21st Birthday and she spent it with us.  Happy Birthday again!!

Embassy of Panama's Ana Victoria Mas made Shrimp
and fish ceviche with pixbae.  This recipe is featured on page 43 
of the Capital Cooking Cookbook.  
You can get your book here.

Pork Barrel BBQ's Heath Hall and Brett Thompson made  
Pulled Pork Sliders (Capital Cooking Cookbook p. 66) and 
Bread Pudding.

1789's Chef Daniel Guisti made Local Asparagus With 
Big Eye Tuna, Surryano Ham, and Smoked Paprika.  
Sadly, I didn't get to take a bite because I was running around.  
Dan, you'll have to make some more for me to try another time.  
You're awesome!

Dino's Dean Gold made Caprese Crostini and Meatballs.  


Zentan's Jaime Montes De Oca Jr. made a delicious 19 ingredient 
Singapore Slaw.  Zentan recently opened near Thomas Circle and 
their chef is soon to be a guest on Capital Cooking.  This Singapore Slaw
is unbeatable.

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MallowDrama not only made the beautiful Capital 
Cooking Cake, but they also made mini Peanut Butter and 
Chocolate Cupcakes featured in the Capital Cooking Cookbook page 112.

 I'm in love with this cake.

Cashion's Eat Place's Sarah Smith made a Salad of Green 
Farro from Anson Mills with Steve's local Melon's, Cucumbers,
Blue Boston Mint, Lemon and Laconian Olive Oil.
Our sponsors gave us a fabulous table of prizes to raffle:

Former Congressman Martin Frost, Jo Ellen Frost and my 
hubbie Corey

Signing Books
Williams and Connolly's Gregg Webb, me, Shelley Webb, B-Fit's Addie and Ryan
Time to cut the cake

The guests

Thank you everyone for coming!  
This event was so special for me and 
I'm glad you could be part of it.
Photos by Shauna Alexander

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