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Wines to be added later( as soon as I find the hard copies!)

Spring Wine Dinner  April 17th, 2005

  Spring Vegetable Soup   with Garlic-Cheddar Croutons

  Mixed Greens with Basil,  Lemon Peel, Cajun-Spiced Baby Shrimp and Bacon Crumbles with a Sweet Balsamic Dressing

Yankee Popover  with a Cornbread Foie Gras Stuffing, Grilled Quail, Scallions and Edible Flowers

  Herb-Braised Lamb Shank with Drambuie-Mint Sauce,  Sugar Snap Peas and Roasted  New Potatoes

 Mixed Berry Bread Pudding with Vanilla Crème Fraiche and a Dark Chocolate  Truffle

 

March 21 , 2004 Wine Dinner

 Gingered Carrot Flan with Microgreens, Cheddar Cracker and Basil Chive Oil

Baby Spinach and Endive Salad with Raspberry Poppyseed Viniagrette, Roasted Cippolini Onions and Sundried Tomato Julienne

Maine Crab Salad with Smoked Salmon, Shaved Cucumber , Shrimp Tomato Skewer and Pepper Relish

Intermezzo 

Spice Roasted Duck Breast with Mushroom Barley Pilaf, Poached Pear and Vanilla Riesling Jus

Bittersweet Chocolate Pudding Cake with Butterscotch Gelato and Lingonberry Sauce

 

April 2004 Wine Dinner

  Maple Smoked Chicken in Phyllo with Wild Mushrooms, Shallot Confit and Apricot Coulis

  Mixed Spring Greens with Dijon Port Vinaigrette and Gruyere Cracker "Palette"

  Steamed Mahogany Clams and Mussels with Red Pepper Flan, Cucumber Mango and Crab Slaw

  Intermezzo

  Herb Crusted Loin of Lamb with Cous Cous and Vegetable  Stuffed Artichoke, Rosemary Mint Essence

  Dried Cherry and Almond Tart with Caramel Nut Ice Cream, Cherry Kirsch Compote