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Let get together and go for a walk after work and then grab dinner. If you can only make one or the other that's fine, just let us know. Lets meet at the EAST Entrance 215 Afton Depot Lane, Afton VA 22920. Since parking is small, we might have to meet at top of Afton and carpool from there.
You MUST be vaccinated to attend this event, since this is in a home.
Please, please respect this and consider getting vaccinated to protect yourself, your family and friends, community, and to get this country's economy going again. If you need any assistance locating places to get vaccinated, please reach out to me or check our front page discussion area for tips.
If you cannot attend this event, we will have more like it again in the future. :)
Raclette Grill & Rifftrax/MysteryScienceTheater: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory(1971)
This is a slow-eating, social eating experience. We all cook bits and pieces, with melty cheese, while we enjoy Mystery Science Theater 3000(MST3K)/Rifftrax poking fun at this great movie.
6pm: Arrive, socialize, setup.
7pm: Movie and cooking
What to bring:
A meat, a vegetable(or two), and a melty cheese. Chopped into medium/small sizes ready to grill. Google-image-search Raclette Grill for ideas if unsure.
Thin strips of uncooked beef, chicken, pork. Marinaded or not. Kielbasa sausage cut semi-thin, raw shrimp.
Thin strips or rings of colored bell peppers, onions, Cherry tomatoes cut in half. Thin sliced mushrooms, zucchini, squash. Asparagus stalks. Pre-cooked potato pieces to then grill. Any leafy garden herbs you have. A French baguette sliced thin for toasting, then dipping.
Bring your favorite melty cheese. Raclette, Gruyere, Fondue cheese, or just your favorite easier to find cheese. We will make it work. :)
Swiss cheese fondue recipe as another idea for anyone wanting to try their favorite cheese made into fondue:
1 garlic clove,
halved 1 pound Gruyère cheese,
grated 1/2 pound Emmentaler cheese or other Swiss cheese grated
1 cup dry white wine
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons kirsch
Freshly ground pepper
Freshly grated nutmeg
I will provide chocolate, marshmallow, graham crackers for a late-evening melty desert on same hotplate.
And since the movie is about a chocolate factory, we might even have a chocolate fondue fountain. :D