Tag Archives: hors d’oeuvre

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 »

Farm to Table Luncheon – METC

  The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts 9 Main Street, Madison, NJ 07940 Contact: Erin O’Donnell, Communications Coordinator 973-377-2982 ext. 16 [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE METC PRESENTS FARM TO TABLE FUNDRAISER AT RESTAURANT SERENADE Madison, NJ – On Saturday, June 17 at 12:30 pm, the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts (METC) will host… Read more »

Asparagus Soup Recipe

Fresh Asparagus Soup with Cherry Tomatoes, Morels and Mint 6 Servings   4          cups asparagus, cooked and cut into one inch pieces 1          TBS fresh shallot, minced 1          TBS. fresh thyme leaves, chopped 3          cups vegetable stock 1          TBS. EVO (extra virgin olive oil) 2          TBS. butter 6          cherry tomatoes, cut in quarters 1          cup… Read more »

Fleur de Provence, Provencal Vegetables Recipe

From Edible Jersey: “The flower-shaped pinwheel of sliced vegetables, which he serves as a special summer appetizer, is a variation on a dish Laird learned to make as a young chef working in Provence. In his revised version, he shrunk the size of the dish from a single large “flower” to individual florets. And he… Read more »

Winemaker Takeover – Carol Berman, Panebianco Wines featuring La Togata

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 5:30-8 PM Unbelievable wines from Tuscany! Join Carol “Take Home Sommelier” Berman famous for her Class in a Glass – in home wine classes as she leads you through wines from these unique terroirs of Montalcino. From La Togata: “The Togata is a small family company with vineyards in the south of… Read more »

Roast Chicken, Asparagus Salad, Mixed Berry Cobbler as seen on NBC Today

Follow this Link to see the recipes from Chef James Laird’s Appearance on NBC Today!   More Recipes

Pumpkin Soup with Chestnut Cream Recipe

Serves 4 © James Laird   2          medium butternut squash 1          quart vegetable or chicken stock ¼         cup honey 2          TBS. unsalted butter cut into cubes (optional) ¼         cup heavy cream, whipped to stiff peaks 2          TBS. chestnut purée (available in specialty stores)   Preheat oven to 350° Cut squash in half, lengthwise. Scoop… Read more »

Winemaker Takeover – Roberta Perillo, Joseph Drouhin (Beaujolais)

Thursday, April 20 2017 5:30PM – 8:00PM Roberta Perillo representing Joseph Drouhin’s holdings in Beaujolais. Taste the crus side by side and explore the hippest terroirs of Burgundy. Joseph Drouhin’s Website More Events Like This No Reservations Required, stop by for flights of Beaujolais’ best!

Winemaker Takeover – Frederico Simoni, Maso Cantanghel

Wednesday, April 19 2017 5:30PM – 8:00PM Young winemaker Frederico Simoni from Maso Cantanghel (Trentino, Italy). Federico is both the owner and winemaker. He is making Pinot Grigio, Pinot Nero, Sauvignon Blanc and Gewurztraminer using all organic practices in vineyards on the hills over Trento. Mason Cantanghel’s Website More Events Like This No Reservations Required,… Read more »

Winemaker Takeover – Mark Harmann, Dunham Cellars

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 5:30PM-8:00PM  Mark Harmann from Dunham Cellars (Walla Walla, Washington). This is a family run winery making extraordinary Washington wine with a reputation of excellent quality. Dunham selects their fruit from several estate vineyards in the Walla Walla and Columbia Valley Appellations using all sustainable vineyard growing practices. Dunham Cellars Website Here… Read more »