This is our Thanksgiving Menu, but first let’s talk about food insecurity. It’s a problem everywhere and not only during the holidays.
If you want to entertain guests with a sit down dinner you have to master timing. I quickly learned that knowing how to cook something was only half the battle.
My better half loves butternut squash soup, so much that the canned variety is a staple on her grocery list. With the early onset of winter weather in our locale my thoughts turned to soup because on a cold winter day it’s the ultimate comfort food.
An Italian classic, the Negroni is an aperitivo, designed to stimulate your appetite. With gin, vermouth and Campari you learn to love it one sip at a time.
Our group dinner is a transparent excuse for eating and drinking while sharing tall tales. As host I chose a menu based upon less popular cuts of meat referred to as offal.
Forbidden rice is an ancient strain that originated 10,000 years ago in a remote China province. Emperors kept it for their own use and the black grains that turn deep royal purple when cooked were forbidden for consumption by their subjects.
It’s a lot of fun dining at three star michelin restaurants, but it’s even more fun dining at restaurants like Temporis. They have only one michelin star, but they have the heart and soul of a restaurant with four.