Icy Creamy at The Pantry

julieharmsen_C001 copy The final event during the West Coast leg of my book tour was a party held at The Pantry. It was a gorgeous afternoon in Seattle and I spent the morning at Pike Place Market stocking up on local flowers and produce. The moment I walked into the space, I was hit with such a feeling of calm. The space was so warm and inviting- it felt like walking into the kitchen of a good friend. I knew it was going to be a great party.julieharmsen_C30 copyjulieharmsen_C011 copyjulieharmsen_C033julieharmsen_C026 copy julieharmsen_C030 (1) copyjulieharmsen_C029 copy julieharmsen_C050 copy As the guests arrived, they were greeted with delicious eats from Rain Shadow Meats, and tall, icy glasses of homemade celery soda. It sounds strange, but trust me when I tell you it was incredibly refreshing. The group that gathered was so interesting- food bloggers, restaurateurs, stylists, chefs- a really eclectic and interesting crowd. We all easily fell into conversation. I actually had to be nudged to start my demo, or I would have spent the entire party chatting away.julieharmsen_C12 copy julieharmsen_C012 copyjulieharmsen_C087 copyjulieharmsen_C15 copy julieharmsen_C039 copy I was thrilled to partner with Seattle ice cream phenom Molly Moon for the event, so along with the fresh peach syrup and almond coconut chocolate chip cookies that I made, we had incredible, homemade ice cream (without me having to lug my ice cream maker along for the ride)! After the demo, we all feasted on fruit-syrup drizzled sundaes and ice cream sandwiches.  julieharmsen_C16 copyjulieharmsen_C18 copy julieharmsen_C095 copy julieharmsen_C103 copy I’m so grateful to everyone who took the time to come and celebrate with me, including Jenn, Megan, Lisa, Deborah, Heather, Janti, Leslie, Marisa, Kellen, Di, Paul, Grace, Phillip, Jess and Andy. A special thanks to Julie Harmsen for the gorgeous photographs that you see here. Thank you to The Pantry for the use of your beautiful space. And a huge thanks to Molly Moon for those incredible tubs of ice cream! Finally, my deepest appreciation to Vitamix, for making this leg of the tour possible. Lots of love for you, Seattle!julieharmsen_C104 copy

Your thoughts on “Icy Creamy at The Pantry

  1. Let’s go back! What a great day, and it was such a treat to get to meet you! We’re just back from vacation and your book is at the top of my nightstand stack … big plans very soon. Thanks so much for including me!

  2. These venues are incredible…and what a grand party you had! We’re having great fun with your book…just ordered popsicle molds last night! And once again, you look so elegant! Do this dress have a pattern (so sorry to be a pest!)? You look stunningly beautiful…as always!

  3. What a gorgeous event with an even more gorgeous host- you are glowing! And boy did you spoil all of those lucky guests…almond coconut chocolate chip cookies, my favorite yum! I am so excited for you and all of the beautiful things the book you worked so hard on has presented you with. You are a rock star and I feel so lucky to have watched and learned just a few of your tricks!
    Sending big hugs xo

  4. Oh I LOVE these photos SO much! All those shots of candid laughter have me wishing desperately that I was there. And I’m not even going to start on that Alice Dress!!! Can’t wait to read all about it 🙂 xo

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