On Christmas Eve we celebrate the classic American holiday of Roast Beast: http://www.kraftmstr.com/christmas/bo...
I am trying to decice between two menus-- please vote!
Latkes with with house-smoked salmon
Cream of Cauliflower Soup with Crème Fraiche and Caviar
Best Meat (Dry aged, prime New York steak cut as a roast- Lobels)
Brussel Sprouts with Chestnuts
Wild Rice with Cherries and Pistachios
A red burgundy of some type, probably a pommard
Crepes with Apricot Compote and Flaming Booze
Foie Gras Terrine with Pickled Prunes and Toasted Brioche
A salad of bitter greens, ripe avocado, and blood orange supremes with champagne vinagrette
Chacroute Garnie (with various cuts from our pig, including homemade bratburst, knockwurst, loin, as well as cured pork belly and maybe a bit of duck confit)
Small Buttered Potatoes
Gewertzraminer, dry and with a bit of age
Damson Plum Crostata (made with stone-ground cornmeal) and served with Raw Cream