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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas (or merry whatever holiday you chose to celebrate- Hanukkah, Festivus, Kwanzaa etc.) readers.  I’m off to cook.  Here’s the Christmas Eve Menu.  We were trying to keep it lower key:

 

First Course: Cheese Plate

  • – American Cream Cheese with homemade Green and Red Pepper Jelly
  • – Polder Gold (aged goat cheese from the Netherlands)
  • – Aged Asagio

Second Course:

 Insalate Di Pompelmo e Avacado (Italian Grapefruit and Avocado salad)

 Wine for first two courses:  2005 Domaine Carneros Methode Champenoise by Taittinger (92WS)

Third Course:

 Tuscan Bean and Farro Soup w/ Cabbage and Winter Squash

 Homemade Ciabatta Bread

 Wine:  1998 Penfold’s Bin 389

 Dessert Course:

 Homemade Assorted Seasonal Treats:

        – decorated cutout Christmas cookies

        – dark chocolate peppermint cookies

        – almond joy cookies

        – Viennese crescent cookies

        – Kate’s fudge

        – homemade salted almond bark

 

Wine:  Hardy’s Whisker’s Blake Tawny Port NV (RP95)

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all!  Here is our Christmas Day dinner that will be served at stately Fred Manor:

Christmas 2007 Menu

Appetizers

Cheese and Fruit Plate

Col del Sole Prosecco di Valdobbiadene Extra Dry N.V.

 

Soup

Apple and Chestnut Soup

Francois Chidaine Tuffeaux Montlouis 2005

 

Salad

Sedano Di Verona Alla Francese

[French-style Celery Root Salad]

Francois Chidaine Tuffeaux Montlouis 2005

 

 

Entrée

Apple-Sage Sausage and Mushroom Crêpes

1996 Clos du Marquis St. Julien

1998 Ravenswood Icon, Sonoma County

 

Dessert

Tarte Tartin, With Homemade Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Alvear Pedro Ximénez Montilla-Moriles Solera 1927

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