From Half-Mile Farm in Highlands, NC:
What could be more Southern than cornbread and buttermilk? And who could create more ways to make, bake, blend, and twist it up than southern-favorite, Award-Winning cookbook author, chef and storyteller, Sheri Castle? We're talking about a full weekend of deliciousness, including...
At Friday Evening Social Hour, an Assortment of Hoecakes topped with:
Buttermilk Ricotta and Smoked Trout
Pulled Pork Barbecue and Slaw
Butter Bean Hummus
Specials at J. Henry Farmhouse Tavern, available all weekend
Individual Tamale Skillet Pies
Wedge Salad with Herbed Buttermilk Dressing, Crisp Bacon, and Black Pepper Cornbread Croutons
Special Breakfast Course
Mango and Buttermilk Smoothies
Afternoon Demo, Discussion, and Degustation
Perfect Appalachian skillet cornbread, paired with chilled farmstead buttermilk (Sheri will be bringing some of her family's home-ground heirloom cornmeal)
Cornmeal Pound Cake with Macerated Fruit and Homemade Buttermilk Ice Cream and/or Blackberry-Buttermilk Sherbet
As Sheri puts it, she is "fueled by farmer's markets, excellent bourbon and pursuit of the right word," as she connects with everyone around her with clarity, insight and humor.
From breakfast Saturday morning, the experience builds with fun food chats, book signings and a tasty evening social hour. The Crave-Worthy Cornbread and Buttermilk Weekend with Sheri Castle will delight, amuse and satisfy-both you and your palate!