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Entrees October 1, 2010

It’s dinner time! Whether you’re looking for something absolutely elegant – think Sole Meuniere or Prime Rib with Popovers – or something completely home-style, like 5-cheese Macaroni and Cheese or Chili – we’re here to help!
“Retro” favorites are back in style now, as in the 60’s (think “Mad Men”) and are noted below.

Whole Roasted Red Snapper with fennel, fresh herbs, orange, white wine
Grilled Swordfish with provencale-style fennel/tomato/caper sauce

Sole or Haddock Meuniere
Crabmeat-Stuffed Salmon
Seafood Maryland over rice
Bay or Sea Scallops Gratin
Mussels steamed in White Wine, Garlic and herbs
Grilled Salmon with Maple-Soy Glaze
Crab Cakes with Dill or Remoulade Sauce
Scallops St. Jacques
Shrimp Etoufee
Fried Green Tomatoes with Lump Crabmeat Salad, Citrus Zest dressing

Chicken Marbella
3-Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breasts with lemon-butter sauce
Chicken Picatta
Chicken Marsala
Chicken Fajitas (shrimp, beef, vegetarian also available)
Chicken with Creamy Rice and Broccoli (retro)
Gram’s Roast Chicken Dinner with Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes and Gravy (retro)
Barbecued Chicken
Chicken Cordon Bleu (can be made with Veal)
Coq au Vin
Tuscan Grilled Chicken
Oven-Fried Chicken with Milk Gravy (a farmhouse specialty)
Cornish Hens with Wild Rice or traditional stuffing
Duck a la Orange

Pork Tenderloin in Apple-Calvados Cream Sauce
Grilled Pork Loin with Cranberry Chutney
Barbecued Finger-licking good Ribs
Barbecued Brisket
Pulled Pork
(you can add cole slaw and homemade bread and butter pickles if you wish)
Pork in Cassis
Polish Pork Chops (a retro favorite:  with sherry, tomato, sour cream, and yes – chopped dill pickle.  Absolutely delicious with noodles!)
Veal Osso Bucco
Stuffed Roasted Breast of Veal Roulade (stuffed with Spinach, shallots, mushroom duxelle, bread crumbs, herbs)
Veal Saltimbocca

Turkey Tetrazini
Greek Meatballs (retro) with Garlic-Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes
Grilled Tenderloin with Port Wine Sauce
Prime Rib of Beef with Gravy and Popovers
Irish Short Rib Stew with Whipped Potatoes or Noodles
Boeuf Bourguignon
Aunt Estelle’s Brisket
, perfect for Hannukah dinner
Beef Stroganoff
Beef, Chicken, Shrimp, or Vegetable Fajitas
with homemade salsa, sour cream, guacamole, tortillas

Chili (vegetarian option available)
Quiches (many varieties available)
Welsh Rarebit on Toast Points
Pasta Carbonara
Buccatini with Creamy Pesto Sauce
Traditional Lasagna with Sausage and Meat
Renaissance Lasagne (with chicken, raisins, and a curry cream sauce)
White Lasagna (vegetarian with spinach, mushroom and carrot filling)
Lasagna with Wild Mushrooms
Five-Cheese Macaroni and Cheese with Crumb Topping – add lobster, mushrooms, or chicken if you wish
Pasta with Artichoke-Mushroom Sauce
(with or without meat)
Moussaka (lamb, eggplant, tomatoes, onions, cinnamon and herbs, and a parmesan-bechamel sauce topping)
Cassouletthe traditional French dish, with lamb, duck, garlic sausage, and white beans
Jambalaya with sausage, shrimp, and chicken
Good old American Chop Suey
(retro) – vegetarian version also available

Baked Stuffed Artichokes with rice, currants, herbs, and sausage (vegetarian version also available)
Eggplant Parmesan
Ratatouille – can also include sausages if you wish
Tamales (with pulled pork, chile/cheese)
Empanadas (Beef/chorizo, vegetarian, or chicken/cheese) with chimichurri

…and much more!  If you have something in mind that you don’t see here, let’s talk!


2 Responses to “Entrees”

  1. Margy Says:

    Deb introduced me to Chicken Marbella (with capers and prunes, unusual and wonderful). And don’t get me started about her BBQ Brisket…

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