2011 Meals in Review | part two
Gorgonzola Chicken Pasta Salad (a la D’Amico & Sons)
German Potato Salad
Summer Tomato Caprese Stacks
Bastille Day & a Little Liberté with Scallion and Chive Smoked Salmon Spread
Sour Cream Verde Enchiladas
Heirloom Tomatoes Bread Salad with Burratta
Zucchini, Summer Squash and Brown Rice Casserole
Tomato and Gruyere Tart
served with a little salad
Fresh Linguine with Mizithra Cheese and Lightly Dressed Arugula
Traditional Beef Empanadas (made mini!)
A little sampling of delicious items…cheese, olives, toasts, etc.
Pumpkin Pecan Biscotti
Brioche French Toast
Red Tea, Beef & Sweet Potato Stew
Pumpkin Stuffed with Everything Good
Excuse the phone photo…but that’s what’s left of a scrumptious braised rabbit with pappardelle from this place.
Chestnut Pancetta Stuffing for Thanksgiving
My Thanksgiving plate…and no I didn’t overdo it!
Couldn’t be complete without a slice of pecan pie!
The morning after was no let-down with Pheasant and Waffles topped with a Fried Egg and Mushroom Thyme Gravy!!!
A weekend trip up north found us eating at the Culinary Institute of America’s restaurant in St. Helena. The Tasting included 5 delectable bites to whet our appetites.
The polenta sitting under the magnificently cooked piece of beef was quite possibly the best thing on the table.
Duck Confit with a Poached Egg and Frisee
Krumkake Christmas Cookies
Christmas Eve bites including Cremenelli Salami – a little hometown pride!
Christmas Dinner – Tenderloin of Beef, Creamy Dill Carrots and Brussel Sprouts with Bacon
The BEST use of leftover beef ever…sliced beef tenderloin topped with a cold Bernaise sauce
And last but not least, Short Ribs Italiano served over Pappardelle!
We’re making some artichoke dip and about to head over to friends to ring in the new year! Tonight is for looking back and tomorrow, we start fresh.
A Whole New Year!
Happy New Year!