Saturday, February 14, 2009

Happy Valentines Day......

I have a small dinner party to cook for this evening so no recipes. I thought I would give you a peak a what my "day job" looks like.....

February 14, 2009
6:30 p.m.

Menu: 6 Guests

Applewood Smoked Chicken on Endive

Buffalo Sliders w/Caramelized Red Onion Jam
Warm Dates w/Toasted Walnuts and Honey, topped w/Roaring Forties Blue

Fresh French bread w/herb butter

Parmesan Bouillon w/Red Peppercorn Biscotti

 Halibut w/ Grapefruit Buerre Fondue
Beef Tenderloin w/a Black Pepper Red Wine Reduction, & Horseradish Crème

Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Green Beans w/Crisp Shallots

Rosemary Lemon olive oil Sorbet

Baby Romaine w/Housemade Goat cheese, Grilled Pears w/walnut vinaigrette 
*One iceberg Lettuce Wedge w/Fresh buttermilk dressing

Rich Chocolate cakes w/ Dark Chocolate Ganache Frosting
Raspberry Coulis
Fresh berries
Whipped Cream
Decaffeinated Coffee

Handmade chocolates to take home

As always, my goal is to take photos, but it never works out that way.  

For this menu the men wanted beef and the ladies wanted fish and the only dessert requested was chocolate cake. Chocolate Cake. PERIOD.  I am tempted to serve it first.....

Have a fabulous weekend.

Chef Deb T.

P.S. Longmont Farmer's Market begins May 9 this year! 

A wonderful party: The hosts and guests were warm, welcoming and a JOY to cook for....