New Winter Dinner Menu

Tonight is going to be a short post but wanted to share the new menu which starts tonight (Thurs)-very excited about a lot of new items to cook. Also, beginning to have thoughts of the approach of Spring (and another new menu for you!)

Winter 2009 Dinner

“If winter comes, can spring be far behind” -Percy Shelley

Starters

Lobster Mac ‘n’ Cheese with Sweetwater Valley Cheddar; Ritz cracker crumbs, Tarragon

 

Hand-Pulled Maple Leaf Duck Confit Quesadilla, Amish Cranberry Preserves, Smoked Gouda,

Baby Arugula, Roasted Bell Peppers

 

Pan-Seared Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes; Celery Root Slaw, Lobster Aioli

 

Sweetwater 420 Beer-Battered Shrimp; Old-Fashioned Cocktail Sauce, Bruleed Lemon

 

Weisenberger Cornmeal-Dusted Pickled Okra; Lump Crab-Brie Fondue, Smoked Paprika Oil

 

Salads

Winter Baby Lettuces, Pumpkin Seed Brittle, Point Reyes Blue Cheese, Pumpkin Seed Oil Vinaigrette

 

Salad of Roasted Red & Gold Beets, Baby Arugula, Pomegranate Gastrique, Parsley Oil,

Sweet Grass Dairy Chevre, Red Onion Marmalade

 

Romaine Hearts, Toasted Marcona Almonds, Laura Chenel Goat Cheese, Sugar Snaps;

Blood Orange Vinaigrette

 

Baby Spinach, Vanilla Bean-Roasted Sweet Onions, Red Pear, Warm Brie Crouton;

Honey-Dijon Vinaigrette

 

Macke’s Wedge

 

Entrees

Buttermilk-Fried Springer Mountain Airline Breast

Whipped Potatoes with Sweet Grass Dairy Thomasville Tomme, Thin Green Beans

 

Grilled Filet of Beef Tenderloin with a Madeira-Shallot Jus, Point Reyes Blue Cheese Grit Cake, Asparagus

 

Shrimp & Grits: Sauteed Shrimp, Creole Tasso Gravy, Sweet Bell Peppers, Scallions,

White Cheddar Grits

 

‘Pork & Beans’- Grilled Bone-In Pork Chop with a Benton’s Bacon-Sage Gravy;

Navy Bean ‘Stew’ with Braised Local Greens & Oven-Dried Roma Tomatoes

 

Braised Painted Hills Short Ribs with Braising Jus; Barley-Shitake Risotto, Wilted Swiss Chard

 

Paella

 

Seafood Alfredo

 

Frogmore Stew

 

Stone-Ground Grits-Crusted Rainbow Trout with an Artichoke-Charred Red Onion Relish,

Aged Balsamic Reduction; Roasted Garlic Beluga Lentils

 

Pan-Seared Jumbo Scallops with an Abita Root Beer Glaze; Toasted Pecan Rice Pilau, Candied Beets

 

Pan-Seared Maple Leaf Farm Duck Breast with a Port-Ginger Glaze;

Sweet Potato Souffle, Wilted Swiss Chard

 

Desserts

Double Chocolate ‘Moon Pie’; Milk Gelato

 

Dulce de Leche Crème Brulee; Burnt Orange Sugar

 

Macke’s Souffle

 

Courvoisier-Plumped Black Currant Corn Bread Pudding; Local Honey Gelato, Butterscotch

 

Spiced Apple Crumb Cake; Cinnamon Gelato, Sweet Tea Caramel

 

Tangerine Sherbet; Fresh Berries, Butter Cookis

 

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~ by elevatedsouthern on 2009/01/22.

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