Spring Rituals in a New World 4.23.20

Hello,‌ ‌friends!‌ ‌ ‌ Everyone‌ ‌here‌ ‌is‌ ‌grateful‌ ‌for‌ ‌the‌ ‌improved‌ ‌weather,‌ ‌as‌ ‌we‌ ‌look‌ ‌into‌ ‌a‌ ‌much‌ ‌different‌ ‌spring‌ ‌than‌ ‌all‌ ‌of‌ ‌us‌ ‌are‌ ‌accustomed‌ ‌to‌ ‌having.‌ ‌Now‌ ‌that‌ ‌spring‌ ‌has‌ ‌finally,‌ ‌finally‌ ‌arrived,‌ ‌how‌ ‌do‌ ‌you‌ ‌plan‌ ‌to‌ ‌maintain‌ ‌some‌ ‌of‌ ‌your‌ ‌warmer‌ ‌weather‌ ‌rituals‌ ‌in‌ ‌light‌ ‌of‌ ‌our‌ ‌new‌ ‌world?‌ ‌How‌ ‌do‌ ‌we‌ ‌celebrate‌ ‌one‌ ‌of‌ ‌Minnesota’s‌ […]

Cheese Will Save Us 4.16.20

Hello, Friends!  This week, as I was eating Mac ‘n’ Cheese made by my colleague and friend Mecca, I thought, “If I have this Mac ‘n’ Cheese in my life, I can get through this. I can do this.” Quite honestly, I think that literal cheese and emotional cheese are how we can get through […]

Whirlwinds and Pivots 4.9.20

As it has been across the globe, the past three weeks have been a whirlwind at Eat for Equity and Eat for Equity Catering.  In addition to the world news around Covid 19, Eat for Equity had a pre-scheduled kitchen move on April 1, which would settle us into our expanded culinary project, Co Kitchen. […]

Wedding Party Tiramisu

INGREDIENTS / serves 10-12 6 egg yolks or 4 eggs 1 cup sugar 1 1/4 cup mascarpone cheese 1 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream 2 – 7 oz. packages Italian Lady Fingers 1 cup cold espresso or strong coffee 1/2 cup coffee flavored Liquer 1 oz. cocoa DIRECTIONS Combine egg yolks and sugar in the […]

Mecca’s Hot Tamales

INGREDIENTS / makes 20 servings 1/4 onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 tsp coriander 1/2 tsp oregano, Mexican 1/2 tsp cumin 1/4 cup hatch or New Mexico chiles, soaked in hot water and pureed [Mecca’s special blend] 1/2 Tbs honey 1 Tbs red wine vinegar 2 # ground beef 1 cup cornmeal 1 bag corn […]

Sylvan Esso Whatever’s Clever Vinaigrette

INGREDIENTS 1 Tbsp  grated ginger (add more to taste) 1 minced shallot (depends on strength, but maybe 2 Tbsp) 2 Tbsp dijon mustard 1/3 cup white wine vinegar (sub whatever kind of vinegar you want, start small and add to taste) 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil (again feel free to sub out for avocado […]

Mónica’s Flan de Queso

serves 12, makes 1 flan INGREDIENTS 1 cup sugar 1 – 14 oz. can evaporated milk 1 – 12 oz. can sweetened condensed milk 1 pkg. – 8 oz. cream cheese 6 eggs, room temperature 1 tsp vanilla DIRECTIONS Make sure all your ingredients are room temperature. This means your eggs and cream cheese, too. […]

Filiberto’s Nopales / Cactus Salad

Ingredients (serves 8) 4 cups [about 1.5 lbs.] chopped fresh nopales, with spines removed 6 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 large red onion, thinly sliced 1/3 cup fresh lime juice [opt: apple cider vinegar] 1/8 tsp red chile flakes 1 tsp salt 2 fresh tomato, diced 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped 1/2 cup queso fresco, crumbled […]

Make/Dance Your Own Butter

We’d wanted to have a butter-making dance session at Wild Springs ever since hearing about this interactive art and aerobics exercise called Feel the Churn. People-powered local food, set to dance music? Count us in. You can do this in your own kitchen by turning up your favorite jam and shaking it to the beat. Ingredients […]

Eat for Equity Catering, SBC

Eat for Equity is a nonprofit, and by the end of the year, will be separating our growing catering program into a benefit corporation owned wholly by the nonprofit. The nonprofit will be be the sole shareholder of the benefit corporation [b-corp],  a specific benefit corporation called Eat for Equity Catering, SBC. Why go this route? Eat for Equity began catering […]

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