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Brownies, Blondies, & Fruit Bars @ the Sept 1st meal

As Fall rolls along and the season starts to shift to cooler days, the meals are getting heartier as we celebrate our local bounty with menus rooted in beets, turnips, squash, and potatoes. At the soup kitchen, we are harvesting the final vegetables from our garden and relishing the final month of fresh produce donated by our neighborhood CSAs and local gardeners. In the dessert corps, we are looking forward to this Fall and filling the kitchen with holiday treats and seasonal glories. Cheers to apples, pumpkins, butter & sugar!

Blackberry Buckle. July 2010.

One of the highlights of our weekly meal is the homemade desserts. They always make our meal complete. To be a volunteer baker, email craigskitchen@gmail.com. Send us the dates you can bake. We will confirm and send you a reminder email the weekend before the Wednesday Meal in which you are participating. If you cannot drop off at the Greenpoint Soup Kitchen before 6pm on Wednesdays, there are drop offs in Greenpoint & Williamsburg on Tuesday & Wed morning. The logistics of it all are pretty easy…

Check out the baking calendar below and email us with the dates you can be a volunteer baker:

  • Oct 13: Apple/Plum Bars, Brownies, or Blondies.
  • Oct 20: Apple Pie.
  • Oct 27: Whoopie Pies.
  • Nov 3: Apple Cake.
  • Nov 10: Seasonal Cupcakes.
  • Nov 17: Carrot Cake or Cheesecake Bars.
  • Nov 24: Pumpkin Pie or Pumpkin Cake.
  • Dec 1: Apple, Chocolate, or Pecan Pies.
  • Dec 8: Couple Dozen of Holiday Cookies. Need 0 bakers.
  • Dec 15: Chocolate Cheesecake Candy Cane Bars, Candy Cane Cake, or Crushed Peppermint Cheesecake. Need 2 bakers.
  • Dec 22: Holiday Pies. Need 1 baker.

We are also looking for more volunteers to help prep, serve, & clean up @ the Wednesday meals. Prep shifts run from 3-6pm. Serving shifts run from 530-730pm, and clean-up shifs run from 7-830pm. Even if you can only help for an hour or so a month, we would really appreciate your helping hands. Email craigskitchen@gmail.com for more info.

Aug 25th: Peaches & Mint, Sauteed Summer Squash, and Green Beans & Corn Salad

Always need more volunteers for the clean-up shift. 7-830pm.

 

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