Christmas Day 2012, Let The Celebrations Continue
Here is the menu , and my favorite dish
Christmas Day Menu
Dried Hot Italian Sausages
Trimmed Smoked Country Bacon "Lardoon Chips"
Auricchio Provolone Cheese
Queso de Valdeón - Spanish Valdeon Blue Cheese
Ash Cured Goat Ricotta Cheese
Fiore di Sardegna Cheese
Castelvetrano Green Olives
Heart of Palm Salad in Apricot Vinaigrette
Spaghetti ai Gamberi, Basilico e Pomodoro (Shrimp and Basil Sauce)
Secondi e Contorni
Rustic Apple Cider-White Wine Beef Brisket
Greek Lemon Potatoes
Homemade Hazlenut Semi-Freddo
After skipping pasta the night before, we thought that a simple pasta dish needed to be added. Spaghetti tossed with shrimp in a simple tomato sauce worked as a perfect primo. We served about 75 grams of pasta (small bowl) to each guest so that they could leave some space for the other dishes.
And my favorite dish
Slow Cooked Beef Brisket in Apple Cider / Chardonnay Sauce
|Rustic Apple Cider - White Wine Brisket|
Links: Le Creuset Dutch Oven
The Greek Inspired Lemon Potatoes , worked perfectly as a side dish
|Greek Inspired Lemon Potato Wedges|
Note: Written on snowy day , staring out the windows at Garlick and Herbs, Greenwich Ct. Ask them about their homemade granola. They've got something special there.