Come Bake with Me: The En Plein Air Market at The Florence Griswold Museum

For the first time this year, En Plein Air, the term for outdoor painting, the specialty of both the French impressionists and the artists that boarded at Miss Griswold’s home, will include Midsummer Craft at the Museum Shop

Come meet the artists behind:

Billie Beads – dazzling, sparkly, exuberant, handmade jewelry and objets d’art (I find them irresistible)

Angie Falstrom – miniature watercolors, giclee prints and notecards

Kate Hines – pearl jewelry that manages to be both classic and hip

Nankeen – accessories made by the ancient “rescued” technique of blue nankeen

And I’ll be there, too, baking and signing copies of Baking From My Home to Yours and Paris Sweets

Here’s my schedule for En Plein Air:

10 am: Baking Demonstration

11 am to 1 pm: Booksigning

2 pm: Baking Demonstration

In between, I’ll be doing what everyone else is doing — shopping for great food and eating great food.  My friends, Jonathan Rapp from River Tavern and Drew McLachlan from Feast in Deep River, the masterminds behind Dinners at the Farm, will be at The Flo Gris with their “chucktruck,” dishing out their wonderful right-from-the-market fare.  They’ll also be making my Lemon Loaf Cake for you to taste at my demo — thank you, guys! — and using the cake to make a dessert of their own that will be available from the truck. 

I can’t tell you how happy it would make me to meet you at the market!  PLEASE, PLEASE, if you’re in the neighborhood, stop by, say “hi” and have a piece of cake.

Dorie Greenspan

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