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Celebrating Roast Beast-- Menu Options


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Celebrating Roast Beast-- Menu Options

JudiAU | Dec 20, 2006 07:55 PM

On Christmas Eve we celebrate the classic American holiday of Roast Beast:

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

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