Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Thanksgiving menu

Appetizers:
Brie stuffed with prosciutto, fresh sage and lemon en croute
Apricot ginger sausage en croute
Croissant crackers
Red gypsy pepper jelly
Chevre
Pistachios
Homemade cranberry vodka and tonic

I
English Wensleydale with cranberries
Cristalino Cava Brut (Spain)

II
Mussels in Italian salsa verde
Antinori Campogrande Orvieto Classico 2004 (Italy)

III
Mango-ginger Stilton (England)
Moseland Ars Vitis Riesling Spatlese 2005 (Germany)

IV
Cream of wild mushroom soup
Italian bread
Etorki (French Basque sheep’s-milk cheese)
Yellowtail Shiraz (Australia)

V
Salad of butter lettuce, Comice pears, Salmon Valley blue cheese and glazed walnuts
Hogue Late Harvest White Riesling 2004 (Columbia Valley)

VI
Crispy duck in tangerine sauce
Laura Hartner’s Cherry wine

VII
THE MAIN EVENT: TURKEY & ALL THE TRIMMINGS
Roast turkey
Sausage stuffing
Oyster stuffing
Garlic-mashed Yukon Gold potatoes
Jewel Yams with bourbon
Sweet potatoes with cilantro and lime
Brussels sprouts in horseradish cream
Lemon green beans
Mama Stamberg’s cranberry relish
Orange-star anise cranberry sauce
Columbia Crest Cabernet sauvignon 2002 (Columbia Valley)

VIII
Sgroppino
Zardetto Prosecco Brut Conegliano (Italy)

Dessert:
Pumpkin pie
Chocolate-Cranberry torte
French roast coffee

Just for the record, we started eating at 2 in the afternoon, and finished at about 11. If you consider the nine-hour spread, it's not so bad!

1 comment:

Nate said...

Oh Gillian, sometimes I miss The Palouse. When I read your menu -- that is one of those times!