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DC Chef Jonathan Bardzick’s amazing Summer Garden recipes

DC-based chef, storyteller and author Jonathan Bardzick is serving up some hot and delicious recipes! Every Tuesday night from 7:30 to 8:00 PM, and every Saturday from 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM, Jonathan takes us into his kitchen for his cooking demos, and shows exactly how he makes the mouthwatering magic happen! 

This Saturday, join Jonathan at 1:00 PM as he continues to serve up some Summer Garden freshness with his special Mom’s Garden menu, featuring Corn & Zucchini Pancakes and an Okra & Tomatoes Salad with sweet corn and basil.

Some of his most recent recipes included savory Beef and Spinach Hand Pies, Herb-rubbed Pork Chops with cabbage and sauerkraut, Foil-baked Cod with a Greek-inspired compound, and a creamy, Cream-free Asparagus Soup. 

Check out Jonathan’s Stir-fried Eggplant and Cucumber Salad recipe below, and follow him on Instagram for new demos every week!


Kyle Jackson

Kyle Jackson (He/Him) is Senior Staff Writer at Gray Jones Media, and additionally works as a writer, editor and theatre artist/actor. A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, he studied at Dillard University, received a BA in Theatre from Morgan State University, an MS in Arts Administration from Drexel University, and completed the British American Drama Academy’s Midsummer in Oxford Programme in 2017. Having lived in Baltimore, the Washington, DC area, Philadelphia and New York City, he now resides and works in London, United Kingdom.