New and Improved Rotkohl Planned for Annual October Feast
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) – Forget the pizza for dinner, try rotkohl instead.
If you’re planning to attend this year’s Kiwanis October Feast on Wednesday evening, you’ll be in for a treat.
“We’re tweaking our rotkohl,” says Kiwanis Club Co-chairman Ray Parrish. “It’s red cabbage dish with brown sugar and clove. This year we’re adding bacon to it, which will give it a really great flavor.”
Rotkohl has been a popular dish in the past, but this year he expects it to be a little more memorable, thanks to the bacon.
Another popular dish is German sauerkraut. Unlike the Americanized version, German sauerkraut has brown sugar, pineapple and caraway seeds.
“It’s really sweet,” he said. “A lot sweeter than what we usually think of when we think of sauerkraut.”
Between 600 and 700 people have turned out for the feast in past years, and Parrish expects at least that many this year. The feast begins at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Turf Club.
Tickets, which can be purchased at the door or at D.L. Evans Bank on Falls Avenue and Blue Lakes Boulevard, are $7 for seniors, $9 for adults, and $25 for a family. Proceeds from the event go to help support Kiwanis sponsored youth programs such as area Key Clubs.
Are you hungry yet?
Parrish, who’s been a part of October Feast for the past 15 or so years, said he’ll be cooking at the grill when the doors open. What’s he most excited about this year?
Answer: People’s reaction to the new and improved rotkohl, of course.
“With bacon in it this year I’m sure they’ll find that they really like it,” he said.