Dinners January 4th and 5th

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We were thrilled to start the new year with back to back private home restaurants.  The weekend was fabulous thanks to two fabulous groups of guests.

This is what we ate and drank–

PASSING: Seared Scallops on Cucumber with Sorrel, Lamb Leg with Grainy Mustard,  Egg and Oregon Black Truffle, Watermelon Radish with Parsley, Flat Iron Steak with Caramelized Onion (Saturday night Chicken), Pickled Turnips and Carrots

(Domaine du Gour de Chaule) Gigondas Rose "Cuvee Amour de Rose" 2011, Lemon Bay Leaf Vodka Cocktail


Rockfish with Black Rice, Brussel Sprouts and Pickled Ginger, Spelt Olive Oil Bread

(Cantina Convento Muri-Gries) Pinot Nero Alto Adige 2010

Mizuna, Potato, Bacon and Black Trumpet Mushroom Salad, Grilled Rosemary Bread

(Cheveau) Macon-Fuisse "Les Grandes Bruyeres" 2010

Poached  Chicken with Leeks, Girasol, Fennel, Spinach and Saffron (Saturday Braised Beef Short Ribs), 48 Hour Bread

(Triacca) Sassella Valtellina Superiore 2008

Winnimere Cheese with Cracker

Soft Gingerbread with Pears, Frozen Coconut and Pine Nuts

(Domaine de Montbourgeau) Cremant du Jura NV

Bites: Chocolate Covered Marcona Almonds, Chocolate Chip Pistachio Drops, Mini Chocolate Cakes