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Thu, Sep 07



Summer's End Ratatouille & Choice of Protein

Ratatouille is a classic and delicious way to enjoy the last of the summer's harvest. Tomatoes, eggplant, summer squash and fresh herbs come together to make a wonderful (and very freeze-able) stew that you can enjoy for months to come. So come join us as we enjoy the flavors of summer!

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Summer's End Ratatouille & Choice of Protein
Summer's End Ratatouille & Choice of Protein

Time & Location

Sep 07, 2023, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM EDT


About the Event

I've been doing some reading about my favorite end of summer dish, ratatouille. I learned that it's of Provençal origin and was created as a way for farmers to use up the last of their summer harvests. It's the signature dish of Nice, the major city of Provence, and has been around since at least the late 18th century. 

Many chefs have their take on this dish, but one thing that seems fairly common is that it simmers and simmers for a very long time. That's not ideal for a weeknight dish, and so we're going to speed things up and get a super flavorful rendition on our tables in an hour

And, while it's simmering, we're going to season and cook our protein of choice

So gather your squishy tomatoes and soft eggplants, and come cook along with us as we make a glorious no-waste ratatouille in a flash. We'll have tons of fun and learn lots of culinary techniques along the way!

Together, we'll:

  • make the most of our knife skills by cubing up lots of produce
  • learn that past-prime veggies are still very excellent
  • take advantage of tomato paste to thicken our dish
  • balance all the flavors so the dish sings
  • have fun with our cooking community!

So won't you join us?  We'll have tons of fun and learn lots of awesome culinary tips and tricks along the way. 

This class will be Thursday, September 7th from 5:30-6:30pm EST via Zoom. 

So go ahead and RSVP! I'll send you the list of tools and ingredients you'll need a few days before our class.  

And, as always, this class makes use of some items from your perfect pantry ingredients! 

Our recipes are all pantry-centered because we believe that having certain essential ingredients on hand is key to successful home cooking. We combine these pantry basics - whole grains, herbs, spices, and/or legumes - with a few fresh ingredients to create simple, affordable, nutritious, and delicious recipes that anyone can make.

Want to learn more about stocking your perfect pantry? Click here

The cost of this class is whatever you're able to give. Uncomplicated Kitchen relies on your donations, and your contribution helps to ensure that classes like this can continue. 

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    These Zoom classes cost whatever you're comfortable donating. And, if you can't donate, that's ok, too. Every dollar you donate goes to support our mission to help our community cook healthy, simple, and affordable meals. 😊 ➡️ Two easy to ways to DONATE: PAYPAL: Click to go right to donate or send to VENMO: @uncomplicatedkitchen

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