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Herb Cooking Class Luncheon for Batten Foundation Auction

August 23rd, 2010 by Pamela Murski

I was so pleased to  be able to donate an herb cooking class luncheon benefiting the Luke and Rachel Batten Foundation recently.   This  rare childhood disease for which there is currently no cure,  is extremely brutal and robs children of a full life span.  The foundation raises money for research and awareness to give these children and their families a ray of hope during their battle.  Thanks go out to that special group of Chappell Hill women who purchased the cooking class luncheon and came to the B&B for the special event!

We started off the class

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Cooking Class & Foodie Weekend at Brenham TX B&B

March 5th, 2010 by Pamela Murski

More fun recently with another great Foodie Weekend at the B&B….heavy appetizers & local wine on Friday night, chili cookoff at Windy Winery and cooking class at the B&B Saturday. The guests particulary thought the Savory Blue Cheese Cheesecake (recipe below), Viennese Osso Buco and Warm Banana Souffle were especially big hits!  Lots of oohs and aawhs while savoring every bite…..

Savory Blue Cheese Cheesecake
Pastry Crust (either housemade or store bought) 
2 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sour cream
1 (4 oz.) package crumbled blue cheese
1 Tb. flour
1 1/2 tsp. parsley, chopped
1 1/2 tsp. marjoram, chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
2 large eggs
Preheat oven to 325 degree F.  Press pastry into small  (6 inch) springform pan.
Beat cream cheese and next 6 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended.  Add egs, 1 at a time, beating just until yellow disappears after each addition.  Spoon  cream cheese mixture into prepared springform pan.
Bake for 40 minutes or until  set.  Let cool in pan on  a wire rack til warm (about 20 minutes). Remove from springform pan, slice and serve on fresh dressed greens as a salad or with crostini as a first course.