Thursday, October 17, 2013

Celery Soup: Remade Not Bought

"Remade Not Bought" is the title of this year's presentation of stories of Sanford and Seminole County by the local Celery Soup players. These are tales of life in years gone buy as recorded for posterity, gathered from some of Sanford and Seminole County's oldest and most distinguished residents. Tales of life long ago.

This year's performances are are held at the Princess Theater in historic downtown Sanford (115 W. 1st. St., Sanford, FL 32771; 321-578-1463):

  • October 18th -- November 3rd
  • Friday and Saturday -- 7:30 PM
  • Sunday --  2:00 PM
  • Doors open 30 minutes before performance
Opening Night Cocktail Party

This year, the Friday Night October 18th opening night performance will be preceded by a cocktail party for all ticket holders at 6 PM at Gallery on First, two blocks west of the theater. At 7 PM, Jeanine Taylor, the founder of Celery Soup, will lead all invited guest into the theater through the backstage entrance.

  Wine will be provided by local resident artist Tom Abbott, and yours truly, the Lake Mary Food Critic is providing celery appetizers. Here is what I am preparing and links to the original recipes. Note that, as a lover of food, I have taken these recipes as a "guide" only and have taken some liberties with proportions and ingredients. But I hope you find them all to be good eats!

Celery Soda

Wasabi Celery Root Slaw

Chilled Cream of Celery Soup

Olive Stuffed Celery

Cheddar Cheese Stuffed Celery

Blue Cheese and Pecan Stuffed Celery

Peanut Butter Stuffed Celery

  1. Recipe by Taste of Home

Bacon and Horseradish Stuffed Celery

Check back after the event for some pictures! And if you stop in, make sure to introduce yourself to me, the Lake Mary Food Critic!


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