Tomato Water Recipe

  Make your very own consomme or tomato martinis with Chef James Laird’s Tomato Water:  Tomato Water   Yields: ~ 1 pt.   8             Large Tomatoes 1              tsp. Salt   Top a container with a coffee filter. Purée tomatoes with salt in a blender. Strain tomato purée in the prepared container for 48 hours under… Read more »

Vodka Night – Richard, Tree City Vodka (Heathermeade Distillery, NJ)

Friday, July 21 2017 5:30-8:30PM No Reservations Required Celebrate New Jersey’s artisan distillers! Richard from Tree City Vodka will be with us for an evening of specialty cocktails, vodka tasting, and incredible insights into the world of Chatham’s favorite spirit! About Tree City:  Good Friends Our story is pretty simple. We’re two good friends and… Read more »

Corn Soup Recipe

3          ears fresh corn, shucked, kernels removed 1          shallot, minced 1          TBS. extra virgin olive oil ½         cup water 1          TBS. butter             salt and pepper   Sweat the shallot in the olive oil with a touch of salt for five minutes, taking care not to color the shallots. Add corn, water and butter and… Read more »

Soy Marinated Tuna with Pickled Cucumber

Serves 4 16        oz. sushi quality tuna 1          tsp. freshly ground black pepper   Marinade 1/2      cup lite soy sauce 1          tsp. wasabi powder 1          inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated 3          limes, zested and juiced 1/4      tsp. red pepper flakes 3          cloves fresh garlic, peeled and crushed  … Read more »

Serenade’s Smokin’ Hot BBQ Rub

for meats and poultry 1/4            cup ground porcini powder (dried porcini mushrooms ground in spice grinder 4 1/2         teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 4 1/2         teaspoons dark brown sugar 1              tablespoon salt 2              tablespoons ground pink peppercorns 1              teaspoons cayenne pepper 2              tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves 1 1/2         teaspoons… Read more »

Grilled Vegetables in Corn Husks

  Grilling Tips  Vegetables in Corn Husks Carefully remove fresh ears of corn from their husk.  Remove and discard corn silk.  Soak whole husks in water for one hour.  Remove corn from cobs.  Cut up other summer vegetables into like-sized pieces.  Mix with corn.  Toss mixture with salt, pepper, fresh herbs and extra virgin olive… Read more »

How To Grill Fruit (with recipes!)

    Grilling Tips   Always make sure that the grill is very hot before placing any food on it. It is also best to oil the grill after it is hot, rather than the food to avoid flare-ups. Always dry the food that you are about to grill with a towel. Season food at… Read more »

Sixteenth Annual Tomato Extravaganza!

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 7PM  Complete your Foodie Bucket List! Join us for our Sixteenth Annual Tomato Extravaganza! Heirloom tomatoes grown by Chef James Laird will be featured in all five courses (even dessert) but the fun doesn’t stop there… tomato themed hors d’oeuvre, tomato martinis and wine pairings by Sommelier John Jansma. Tomato Extravaganza August… Read more »

Paterson Privateer – A Daiquiri Recipe

  As featured during our Whiskey Night with Silk City Distillers! Paterson Privateer   Glass:  Rocks Ingredients: 2 oz                       Silk City NJ White Rum 1/8 oz                   Simple Syrup 1/4 oz                   Fresh Lime Juice Lime Wedge for Garnish   Combine the Rum, simple, and lime juice in a shaking tin over ice. Shake well. Strain over… Read more »

Tomato Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe

  Tomato Watermelon Gazpacho serves 4 2 cups diced watermelon 2 cups ripe heirloom tomatoes, roughly chopped 1 tsp. salt 2 tbsp. aged sherry vinegar 1/4 cup dried white bread (baquette preferred) 3 turns of fresh ground black pepper method puree everything in a blender until smooth strain, serve chilled