December 2009

dinner pig

DECEMBER 31, 2009

Leek and Potato Soup
tempura oysters, yukon gold potatoes
crispy leeks, whipped créme fraiche

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Steak and Lobster
prime beef ribeye, maine lobster with truffle butter
red rice, steamed broccolini, garden radishes

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Cowgirl Creamery Cheeseboard
winter citrus jam
paladin toast

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Chocolate Bombe
dark chocolate hazelnut mousse
white chocolate ganache

DECEMBER 28, 2009

Celery and Apple Salad
arkansas black, pink lady & sierra beauty apples
little gem lettuces, herbed walnuts
creamy celeriac dressing

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Buttermilk Fried Chicken
butter braised radishes & kohlrabi
tfl garden pea shoots, brussels sprouts
yukon gold potatoes

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Crawford Family Farm’s
Vermont Ayr

cranberry quickbread
persimmon jam

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Ice Cream Sundaes
popcorn ice cream, peanut brittle
chocolate sauce

DECEMBER 27, 2009

Citrus & Winter Radish Salad
cara cara, mandarin and blood oranges
blonde frisee, living watercress, assorted radishes
black olives, herbed flatbread
vanilla vinaigrette

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Glazed Snake River Farms
Pork Shortribs

braised escarole, cous cous, crispy leeks
grilled parsnips and sweet carrots, saffron jus

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Forever Cheese Co.’s
Pecorino Foglie di Noce

marshall’s farm wildflower honey
k & j orchard’s olympia pears
toasted sunflower seeds

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Dulce de Leche Flan
arlette biscuit with pistachio

DECEMBER 26, 2009

Warm Endive & Sweet Pepper Salad
caramelized red and belgian endive, baby arugula
bulb fennel, fatted calf salami, garlic chips
balsamic vinaigrette

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Marinated Wagyu Beef Tip Roast
salt crusted yukon potatoes, braised salsify
black trumpet mushrooms, salsa verde

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Trader’s Point Creamery
Fleur de la Terre

persimmon jam
palladin toast

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Citrus Sponge Cake
pineapple compote
fresh cream

DECEMBER 24, 2009

TFL Garden Mixed Green Salad
baby butter, lola rossa, merlot lettuces
pickled turnips, spiced pecans, chopped shallots
red wine vinaigrette

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Fried Chicken & Waffles
sourdough waffles, peppered cream gravy
dino kale chips, sweet carrot and celery root slaw

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Cowgirl Creamery Cheeseboard
honey crisp apple butter

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Cookies & Cocoa
chocolate semifreddo, housemade marshmallow
assorted holiday cookies

DECEMBER 21, 2009

Salad of Petite Romaine Hearts
pickled blue lake beans, shaved carrots
caramelized red onions, bacon crumbles
green goddess dressing

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St. Louis Style Barbecue
spiced rubbed pork ribs, smoked beef brisket
grilled shrimp, braised collard greens
black eyed peas, carolina long grain rice

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Nancy’s Camembert
honey crisp apple butter
palladin toast

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Pear Cobbler
red star crimson pears
california blueberries

DECEMBER 20, 2009

Roasted Beet Frisee Salad
baby golden, red, and chioggia beets
julienne sorrel, marcona almonds
orange segments, citrus vinaigrette

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Bone-In Midwestern Beef Shortribs
tfl garden tokyo turnips, french round carrots
red radishes, baby leeks, colorado rose potatoes

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Ploughgate Creamery’s Hartwell
fig-balsamic jam
paladin toast

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Ice Cream Sandwich
chocolate chip cookie
vanilla ice cream

DECEMBER 19, 2009

Slow Roasted Hobbs’ Pork Belly
red kiri squash, toasted farro, black rice
dandelion greens, chopped shallots
hazelnut-pomegranate vinaigrette

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Fulton Valley Chicken Fricassee
braised romaine, thumbelina carrots
parsley potatoes, red & white pearl onions
mustard cream

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Tumalo Farms Capricorns
fig-balsamic jam
palladin toast

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Chocolate Swiss Roll
white chocolate mousse
mint anglaise

DECEMBER 18, 2009

TFL Garden Lettuce Salad
little gem and lola rossa, baby fennel
thumbelina carrots, d’avignon radishes
toasted pine nuts, cerignola olive vinaigrette

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Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
with honey crisp apple mustard
wild mushroom, crumbled pancetta
baby spinach, roasted peppers
cipollini onions, marble potatoes

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The Cheese Board
fuyu persimmon, pomegranate seeds
toasted nuts

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Flourless Chocolate Cake
candied orange peel
madeira zabaglione

DECEMBER 17, 2009

Grilled Quail Salad
garden frisee, wild mushroom ragout
fresh goat cheese, huckleberry sauce
crisp garlic chips

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Marinated Beef Skirt Steak
golden turnips, rutabaga, swiss chard puree
creamy anson mills polenta, fried parsnips
herb-pine nut relish

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Tome D’Aquitane
napa valley wildflower honey
palladin toast

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Bourbon Apple Tart
butterscotch sauce
whipped cinnamon cream

DECEMBER 14, 2009

Butternut Squash & Barley Salad
baby dandelion greens, spiced english walnuts
wild mushrooms, roasted onion
and speck ham vinaigrette

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Buttermilk Fried Chicken
marble potatoes, sautéed radicchio
k & j orchard fuji apples, blue lake beans
gremolata

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Jasper Hill Dairy’s Bayley Hazen Blue
marshall’s farm wildflower honey
palladin toast

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Duo of Cupcakes
red velvet with cream cheese frosting
devil’s food with chocolate frosting

DECEMBER 11, 2009

Speck Wrapped Shrimp Skewers
dutch pancake, treviso radicchio
crisp spaghetti squash, bluelake beans
poached medjool dates

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Prime Beef London Broil
sweet onions, baby spinach, california pistachios
roasted cauliflower, pearl couscous
tfl garden tomato conserva

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Long Valley Creamery’s
Oldwick Shepherd

ruby red grapefruit marmalade
palladin toast

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Warm Almond Cake
granny smith apples, french butter pears
amaretti anglaise

DECEMBER 10, 2009

Spinach Salad
hobbs’ bacon lardons, shaved crimini mushrooms
roasted red pearl onions, brioche croutons
whole-grain mustard vinaigrette

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Prime Double R Ranch
New York Strip Steak

with green peppercorn sauce
glazed broccolini, oven-dried roma tomatoes
yukon gold duchess potatoes

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Long Valley Creamery’s
Oldwick Shepherd

napa valley wildflower honey
toasted pecans

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Grapefruit Cake
dried fruit & brandy compote
whipped vanilla cream

DECEMBER 7, 2009

Iceberg Wedge Salad
pickled thumbelina carrots, hard-boiled hen egg
spiced cashews, shaved radishes
creamy pimenton dressing

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Texas Coast Style Barbecue
buttermilk gulf shrimp, smoked beef short ribs
spiced fulton valley chicken
roasted jalapeno slaw, grilled scallions

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Tumalo Farms Pondhopper
pearl onion & green apple chutney

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Cream Cheese Mousse
chocolate sauce, butterscotch, candied pecans
fudge brownie soldiers

DECEMBER 6, 2009

Pear & Parmesan Salad
vache rossa parmesan cheese
red star crimson pears, garden mizuna
toasted pine nuts, nicoise olives
caper-herb vinaigrette

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Veal Osso Buco
wild mushroom ragout,
rustichella d’abruzzo tagliatelle
garden leek cream, radicchio
toasted walnuts

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The Cheese Board
toasted mixed nuts
blueberry marmalade

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Tiramisu
brandy mascarpone cream
lady finger cookies

DECEMBER 5, 2009

Albondigas
veal meatballs, phipps ranch gigande beans
pickled pearl onions, leek buttons
shaved brussels sprouts, palladin toast

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Roast Elysian Fields Lamb Leg
marinated chickpeas
willey farm’s baby spinach, tokyo turnips
garlic panisse with tfl garden tomato conserva

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Vermont Butter & Cheese Co’s
Bonne Buche

palladin toast
marshall’s farm wildflower honey

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Coffee & Hazelnut Bavarian
créme fraiche mousse
vahlrona chocolate

DECEMBER 4, 2009

Blood Orange & Avocado Salad
garden frisee, sliced belgian endive
shaved d’avignon radishes
crushed marcona almonds, pomegranate seeds

Grilled Salmon Creek Farms Pork Chop
fennel, leek & sage bread pudding
pearl onion-apple chutney

Cypress Grove Creamery’s
Humboldt Fog

black mission fig marmalade
palladin toast

Chocolate Brownie Parfait
coconut diplomat cream, marinated pineapple
huckleberry sauce

DECEMBER 3, 2009

Cauliflower Soup
red beet chips, torn garlic croutons
shaved celery salad, curried cauliflower florets

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Prime Double R Ranch Strip Steak
grilled radicchio, french butter pears
toasted walnuts, gorgonzola
garden mache, sweet carrot stew

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Cypress Grove Creamery’s
Humboldt Fog

black mission fig marmalade
palladin toast

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Persimmon Upside-Down Cake
spiced anglaise
candied almonds

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