Falling about a week before Halloween definitely influenced people's choices, and we ended up with lots of chocolately treats and seasonally selected ingredients.
From sprinkles to brownies, and pizza sauce to pesto, it didn't all fall on the sweet end of the flavor spectrum...here's the full list of goodies we had on hand:
Sour Cherry and Pistachio Granola, Za'atar, Sprinkles, Tortillas, Meyer Lemons, Herbs, Honey, Apple Pudding with Cashew Creme, Vanilla Bean Pot de Crème, Flavored Brownie Trio, Plum Sauce, Plum Sauce with Chipotle, Brandy Apple Butter, Apple Chutney, Salted White Chocolate Brownies, Bacon Caramel Corn, Olallieberry Syrup, Blackberry Jam, Carrot Bread with Almonds, Dilly Beans, Orange Bitters, Grape Ketchup, Pecan Pralines, Merengue Cookies, Spicy Pickled Carrots, Garlic Confit, No Knead Pizza Dough with Roasted Tomato Pizza Sauce, Green Sauce/Kelp Salad, Persinnamon Chips, Arugula Pesto, Roasted Red Pepper Puree, Sunflower Seed Ranch Dressing, Chocolate Covered Marshmallows, Mellowcreme Pumpkins, San Marazano Tomatoes, Brandied Cherries, Salt-Preserved Meyer Lemons, Pear Cinnamon Jam, Cherry Jam, Dark Chocolate Toffee with Cashews, Drunked Pepita Butter, Rosemary Raisin Pecan Crisps, Fig Jam with Fennel and Vanilla, Lemon, Fig and Thyme Preserves, Vanilla Quince Preserves, Fig Jam with Candied Bergamot, Persimmon Thyme Jam.
In addition to a full house of swappers, film student Haley was there capturing all the action.
Here's her excellent video:
Shout outs to our event venue hosts, Sports Basement, who not only provide us the space to meet for free, but throw in some beer, wine and other libations too; to Haley for her interest and capturing of the swap fun; and to Vanessa for sharing her superior photos (most, but not all of above).
Hope to see you at a swap soon!