Harvest Dinner 1

Below is the menu for our first harvest dinner of the season, to be held on March 6 at 2310 Sheffield Rd., our home. Feel free to invite your friends and  please RSVP by February 20. We’re excited to share with you the first fresh vegetables of the season, both from our own gardens and those of other farmers in the area. Thanks – more pictures and updates to come soon!

A Lovely Italian Supper

“The bitters are excellent for your liver, the gin is bad for you. They balance each other.”
-Orson Welles, 1947

Freshly baked rosemary focaccia with homemade chicken liver pate
(Small Potatoes Farm, White Cross NC)

Cellared butternut squash soup with smoked poblano cream
(Maple Spring Gardens, Cedar Grove NC)

Braised spring greens
(Durham Farmer’s Market, Durham NC)

Stuart pecan-encrusted NC speckled trout pan fried in a thyme-infused ghee
(Southport Seafood Company, Raleigh NC; New Grass Gardens, Raleigh NC…that’s us!!)

Flourless chocolate cake with homemade creme fraiche
Locally-roasted coffee, regular or decaf, with local cream
(Counter Culture Coffee, Durham NC; Maple View Farm, Chapel Hill NC)

*All flour is from Lindley Mills in Graham NC
*All dairy (including butter!) is from Maple View Farm in Chapel Hill NC

*Local eggs from Fred Crouch in Raleigh NC

The house cocktail will be the Italian apertif Negroni in its various manifestations, the signature of which is its red hue imparted by the requisite Campari bitters {see quotation}
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We will also have nicely paired Italian red and white wine (with the help of the folks at Seaboard Wine) available for purchase by the glass or by the bottle (imported by Haw River Wine Man of Burlington NC)

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